A career as a Coast Guard Aviator is exciting, challenging, and fulfilling. This guide will help you achieve that goal.
Picture this. It's a dark and stormy night. You're the pilot of a Coast Guard HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter racing to the scene of a boat whose taking on water. It's up to you and your crew to get the occupants off off before the boat succumbs to the towering waves crashing in at all sides.
Now imagine the feeling you'll have after successfully saving the boat's crew.
This is only one of a number of missions you'll perform as a Coast Guard aviator.
The Coast Guard Pilot Career Guide is designed to help you get a flight slot, excel in flight school, and give you a look at your future as a Coast Guard Aviator.
The Coast Guard needs to see certain qualities, behaviors, and characteristics in the people it chooses to fly their aircraft. These things might not be readily apparent but they mean a lot to you getting a foot in the door and your backside into the pilot's seat.
The Coast Guard Pilot Career Guide shows you what the Coast Guard wants, but even better, it gives you multiple ways that you can prove to the Coast Guard that you possess the traits they want to see in you before they'll unleash you into the wild blue yonder.
The guide also gives you strategies that will help you learn, retain, and recall the massive amount of information that will be "thrown" at you during flight school.
The guide gives you tips that will help you during Aviation Pre-flight Indoctrination better known as API. API consists of academics, physical conditioning, water survival training and land survival training and is the final hurdle you'll face before strapping into a training aircraft.
Once you get to your primary training squadron and actually start flying, the real fun begins. This guide will give you extremely useful strategies that will help you become a better, more confident, and more knowledgable Student Naval Aviator (all Coast Guard pilots are trained by the Navy and are considered to be Naval Aviators).
Besides the written content, the guide contains multiple images and over 60 minutes of audio content all focused on the same goal.
To help you become a Coast Guard Aviator.