Pilot - Queensland Industry Tourism Council


Pilots fly various types of aircraft, including light planes, helicopters or airline aircraft. They can transport passengers, mail and freight, or carry out other aviation services.


  • Prepare and submit flight plans giving consideration to factors such as weather conditions and aircraft performance
  • Fly aircraft in accordance with established air traffic control and aircraft operating procedures
  • Make sure passengers are correctly informed of emergency procedures and weather conditions and maintain care of passengers
  • Provide flight information for flight crews and air traffic service staff
  • Complete cockpit preparations and external inspections to determine that aircraft are acceptable for flight
  • Monitor aircraft performance and report on mechanical condition

Future demand

Future demand - Very strong

How to become a Pilot