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How long might it take to earn a private pilot's license? And what sort of aircraft are you permitted to fly once you have one?

Is it worth the money? Or only if you're either A. Filthy rich. or B. want to make a career out of flying? I'm 19 so I'm still finding out what I really want to do with my life. I've always been interested in flying, but, I hear that the pay for most flying related jobs is mediocre at best.

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Flying becomes a passion if it's what you're meant to do. Once you take that first lesson you will never see an airplane again without yearning to be in that front seat. You should go up for an introductory flight at your local airport and see how it goes. You can get a sport pilot certificate to start if you want. It's cheaper and would meet the needs of most any recreational pilot.

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