(To cut straight to the question, skip to bottom)
I’ve been on here with some questions before, and I have some fairly new changes in life since I last popped in. I have a little one on the way, wife and I are excited, but that brings some questions to my mind. I don’t expect y’all to have the answers, just looking for some thoughts. If this has been covered before, I wasn’t able to find it and I apologize.
I have an interest in going to ATP and finding a career in the airlines. Only hang up is I don’t know if I’ll love it, which I plan on finding out by experience (reading about others experiences’ only goes so far). I DO know I love interacting with and teaching people. And I have a passion to fly. I’m letting my mind run down the rabbit hole and the thought crossed my mind that my question comes from.
If I were to get my CFI, and CFII, instruct for a while with local ma and pa FBO, if and when I go to ATP, would I be able to ‘skip out’ on those sections, and also cut my costs at ATP? That way I can more immediately begin pursuing a career in aviation, rather than sinking 3 years into a factory just to be able to take a smaller loan.
If you’re not sure, would this be an admissions office question?