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Jason Kirkpatrick
Name: Jason Kirkpatrick
Company: Continental Express
Position: First Officer
Current Aircraft: EMB145
Age 47 years old
Country USA


Airline experience: yes
Corporate or fractional experience: yes
Cargo experience: yes
Military, government, or law enforcement experience: no


Mentor profile:
Did civilian training in Atlanta. All CFI ratings. ATP



Favorite thing about flying:
Leaving it all behind for alittle while. Experiencing different cultures.
Disadvatages of being a pilot:
Fatigue, bad sleep cycles.



What you would have done different:
Started younger and got multi engine time sooner
Advice to aspiring pilots:
Fly all the way thru a rating. Do not go slow because it will cost more in the long run. Finish written test before you begin training (exept pvt)
Problems encounterd along the way:
Instrument rating was very tough. Almost gave up.






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