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Feb 5, 2019

Avination, welcome back to the Pilot to Pilot podcast episode number 51 featuring Petter from Mentour Pilot. Petter, as many of you know is the creator of the amazing aviation page Mentour Pilot on Youtube and Instagram. In this episode, Petter and I talk about.

  • Petter wanted originally to be an archaeologist. 
  • How Petter’s dad got him into aviation.
  • How Petter’s intro flight sealed the deal for Petter to begin a career in aviation.
  • How you are very fortunate to figure out you want to be a pilot early in your career.
  • How Petter found a way to get his flying paid for?
  • Petter dives into his training and what it was like.
  • How and why Petter became a Firefighter.
  • Petter lets me know that American coffee is nowhere close to as strong as Swedish coffee.
  • Petter talks about why it is important to get your FATP as soon as possible
  • Petter and I talk about the differences between FAA and European flight training.
  • Petter and I talk about the 1500 hour rule in the states.
  • How Petter became a simulator instructor.
  • How to become a captain at Petter’s airline.
  • How his airline is not based on seniority.
  • How you are evaluated on becoming a captain at Petters airline.
  • We talk about the differences between US airlines and European airlines.
  • We talk about what it means when a pilot only has two epaulets.
  • How and Why Petter decided to become a training captain.
  • We talk about proper CRM and how to manage emergencies.
  • We talk about why Petter started Mentour pilot.
  • Why Petter started the Mentour pilot application.
  • We talk about how being a pilot can suck sometimes.

Avination, thank you for taking the time out of your day to listen to this episode. If you enjoyed the podcast please leave a review on iTunes and make sure to check out our Patreon page!

Happy Flying,

Justin

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