The Contract Pilot's Handbook

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The Contract Pilot's Handbook is a compilation of 25 years of experience flying as a Contract Pilot. This is the ultimate guide book to starting and running your own Contract Pilot Business.


The book is chocked full of information. It's written by a working contract pilot that can show you step by step,how to make over $100,000 a year. Inside you will find out information about:

  • How to Find Clients
  • Characteristics of a good contract pilot
  • Deciding if the job is right for you
  • How to handle difficult clients
  • Tax tips
  • How much to charge for your services
  • How to increase your income besides flying
  • Benefits and scheduling time off
  • Frequently asked questions

The book is concise and easy to read. No fluff or filler, just plain facts about the business of being a contract pilot.

About the course author

Douglas Carmody is a former airline Captain with over 30,000 flight hours. He has over 32 years of instructional experience in turbine aircraft. Along with being a contract instructor, he's also a corporate pilot, a charter pilot, a licensed A & P Mechanic, and author of 15 aviation books and numerous magazine articles.