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Skills required For pilots

Skills required for pilots

delhi Updated: Apr 29, 2008 16:08 IST

Quick and rational decision-making abilities: Crucial for somebody who is responsible for hundreds of lives and for priceless aircrafts. The pilot decides when to take off, when to touch down, how to dodge air pockets and handle emergencies.

Willingness to learn: You must learn all aspects of the aircraft’s functioning and must play by the book. You should know how to use the latest technology.

Equanimity: The pilot must know how to handle all situations, including different weather conditions on the flight path. If there is a sudden change he or she must handle it calmly .

For Cabin Crew: Patience, humility, cheerfulness, and a presence of mind