The day someone earns their pilots license can be an exciting moment, opening up a world full of adventure for many, and allowing individuals to pursue their dreams of navigating the skies. However, the time it takes to obtain a pilot's license can vary depending on the certificate one is pursuing and its allotted requirements. No matter if an individual is pursuing a private pilot's license, commercial pilot certificate, or airline transport pilot certificate, each license requires a prerequisite of accumulated hands-on experience to qualify. Consisting of 40 hours of applied flight time experience to obtain a private license, 250 hours for a commercial license, and 1,500 hours for an airline transport license, mandatory training incorporates all the primary skills and knowledge a pilot needs to obtain a license. Despite this, those who receive their pilots license are inevitably bound to continue to experience important safety lessons throughout their overall duration as a pilot. Within this blog, for those interested in learning more, we will go over resources and safety practices all pilots should consider when navigating an aircraft.