Becoming a pilot is more than just attending the flight training, ground classes, and passing the flight tests. It requires the perfect harmony of attitude and skills required in becoming a good and safe one.
How can an aspiring pilot determine that he can become one? What are the characteristics of a good pilot?
If you recognize the traits of the opposite list in yourself, you might have some predispositions for flying and dealing with all aspects of flight. Of course, most of those traits can be developed through serious training and it is the flight instructor’s job and responsibility to make sure you develop them as he also works around and with your personality.
Pilots are expected to be physically and mentally healthy. They are always expected to be in-sync with reality as the nature of their work calls for constantly testing reality. Here are a few more characteristics expected from a good pilot.
Grow some wings,
Come fly with me!