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The Contract Pilot's Handbook

Contract Pilot HandbookThe 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.


"Doug Carmody's Contract Pilot's Handbook is packed with useful information for any pilot thinking about becoming a contract pilot."
John Fosse Lear Jet Contract

"Packed full of useful tips."
George Green, Commercial Ferry Pilot

"An excellent guide. Succinct and to the point."
David Scofield, Contract Pilot

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.

The book is delivered either as an iTunes ebook, or you can opt to purchase a hardcopy.

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About the Author: Doug Carmody has written 10 aviation text books over the last 9 years. He's a retired Usairways B737 captain and check pilot and has taught in all models of the King Air.