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Kenneth Ball
Name: Kenneth Ball
Company: www.sincityaviation.com
Position: First Officer
Current Aircraft: Dornier 228
Age 43 years old
Country USA


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


Mentor profile:
CFI, CFII, MEI, AGI, IGI. Owner/Operator - www.sincityaviation.com US Marines 1993-1998 (Avionics Technician)



Favorite thing about flying:
The challenge. Just as you think you are mastering an aircraft, it is time to move on and learn all over again.
Disadvatages of being a pilot:
The biggest disadvantage is being taken advantage of as you await a job that pays worthy of your responsibilities.



What you would have done different:
If I was to do it again I would attempt to do it younger, maybe in college.
Advice to aspiring pilots:
Be careful of flight schools. Most are struggling and may be on the urge of bankruptcy. Be careful before you put money on account. Beware of flight schools that nickel and dime. Beware of instructors that are out to time build. You pay a lot of money for your training. Make sure it is quality.
Problems encounterd along the way:
I had some instructors that did a terrible job - ending up costing me time and money.






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