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What should i do?

should I get my private pilot licencse at the age of 16 is that gonna effect anything? is it gonna help in college and ahead in my life?


Education certainly never hurts and can almost always be beneficial. That being said, I see very little point in getting your private license at such a young age. I feel that it is better to wait until after college to do all of your flight training. To me it is better to focus one thing at a time, high school, then college, then flight training.



Air India is one of the airlines that does offer an Ab Initio programs which means they take students right out of school and train them to be pilots in specific aircraft. I know very little about the requirements but if that’s your goal I recommend you contact Air India for details.


thank you Adam for your help