Karaca Challenges

Karaca: What are the challenges to expect for a young person who wants to join your profession?

Miller: The challenges to expect are divisible into two; time and finances. The duty and tasks of a student pilot require one to be able to manage time well. As I said before, there are some things that you will forego as long as you are training to be a pilot. You must be ready to sacrifice some things to achieve your goal. Additionally, because of the intensity of the profession, a pilot may not always find time to complete the assignment. Similarly, financial difficulties block and prevent the pilot from being able to move forward in his career path. Alternatively, one might combine a job with their pilot to study at weekends and in the evenings
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Communicating clearly at the workplace is significant because one should know how to write and read, and even think critically whenever necessary. In the aviation field, the pilot especially needs to improve his English communication skills. The pilot must communicate clearly and quickly in English. On the other hand, the aviation catastrophes around of the world were caused mainly by English misunderstandings between air and ground. Clearly this shows that in the aviation field, pilots and other professionals need to avoid misunderstandings and ambiguity. My duties involve a lot of writing. I have to do paperwork that includes record keeping and legal requirements. Moreover, I am required to hold the student pilots to certain standards and debrief with them regarding the lessons both orally and in writing. Communication skills are especially important while interacting with students. Part of my responsibilities and roles demand that, I must know how to write and read well, when I am analyzing maps, charts forecasts, and other information that is relative. My typical audience for written communication comprises of the student pilots and my colleagues that I interact with on a daily …show more content…
Interviewing a professional in the field was an amazing experience for me. I have enjoyed conducting this interview, and I look forward to working with other professional pilots in the field. I believe that this was a once in a lifetime opportunity for me to explore different areas in aviation. Having the chance to connect with an expert in my field allowed me to gain ample knowledge and advice that I can apply to my occupation. I have acquired many useful tips from Miller regarding my intended occupation. For example, I now know the qualifications that I need so that I can become a private pilot. I also know what I need so that I can apply for a commercial piloting license. In this field, besides being trained in theory and practice, being able to make good judgments and succeeding in decision making are two critical skills that one acquires as he or she advances in his or her profession. The experience I have gained from working on the discipline investigation report and meeting with Miller have added enormously to my knowledge of my major occupation and overall wisdom. Besides that, Miller taught me that the field needs passion and sacrifice. Examining myself clearly, I now realize that I have the passion but sacrificing is an issue for me. So the interview with Miller taught me to sacrifice more of my time and resources than I currently do. Another great lesson that Miller taught me was the significance of

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