I have a question that i would like some insight on.
I am at a crossroads. I am wanting to get out of the Army to pursue a career as a professional airline pilot. However, i recently got accepted to become a Warrant Officer Pilot in the army, transitioning from being enlisted which i currently am.
The commitment for army aviation is 10 years after you graduate all relevant training. The training takes approx 2-3 years including all the waiting for class dates and placements etc. So in total that would be the next 13 years of my life. I am currently 33!.
I am also considering ending my army career and attending flight school and transition straight into commercial flying after meeting all the requirements. In 13 years of civilian/ commercial flying i could be leagues ahead of where i would be financially and otherwise if i take the military route.
I would like some unbiased opinions, insight and advice please.
Thanks in advance.