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What is the maximum age for someone wants to be a pilot ?

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what is the maximum age for someone wants to study to be a pilot in civil aviation ?

for example people between  26 to 30 years old , can they be a pilots in civil aviation?

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  1. Naaman Beck on Sep 19, 2012

    There is no age limit when it comes to being a pilot in civil aviation. I have trained 14 year old kids all the way to 80 years old.

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  2. CFI Academy on Sep 19, 2012

    There are age limits to get hired as a commercial pilot. Other than that, there is no maximum age limit to become a pilot, at least not in the US. I have had student pilots at 70+. 🙂

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    rheza on Sep 19, 2012

    in indonesia, refer to our casr (civil aviation safety regulation) to be eligible hold license betwen 17-65.. i believe this same as in usa since we adopt far

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  4. Bob Watson on Sep 20, 2012

    The limitation is more due to health than age. Except for a sport pilot (and some other, non-airplane ratings), you need to pass a medical exam to get a pilot certificate. Some people can do that into their 80’s while some in their 20s and 30s can’t.

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  5. Alex Clark on Sep 23, 2012

    One of the best CFI’s my my region for tail-wheel instructing is in his early 90s. Although he looks like he is 59… It’s a medical thing and not a number thing…

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  6. jaime gaviria on Oct 05, 2012

    Your carer as a commercial pilot in US expired as soon as you get 65 years old

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