Pilot Cover Letter Example

If you are interested in being a pilot then you could be a pilot on an aeroplane or you could be a helicopter pilot. You will need to have the appropriate licence for whatever you will be flying as well as correct qualifications and documentation to be able to fly passengers.

You will need to have excellent eye sight for this role, be able to concentrate for long periods of time, remain calm under pressure and be able to deal effectively in any emergency situations.

Pilot job is one of the most popular career for many young people. You may need to pay about £50,000 in order to be trained to become a Pilot so consider this part of the side as well. Once you have license to fly then you can easily find a job at an airline company any where in the world.

Depending on the Airline company you work for Pilots are earning high salaries. Average salary figures for Pilots are between £25,000 – £100,000.

Related: Cabin Crew Cover Letter Example

If you have found a Pilot role in which you want to apply for, please see the below example covering letter which you can use as a guide.

Cover Letter for Pilot


Dear Sir/Madam,

Application for the role of Pilot

I would like to apply for the role of Pilot that I have seen advertised (where, when and any job reference).

I have always wanted to be a Pilot since a young age so it was natural to follow my dream and take my Pilots licence. I am now keen to begin my career as a Pilot and ensure that passengers reach their destinations safely and on time.

I understand the importance of this role and how quickly things could go wrong. I understand that as a Pilot it is my responsibility to perform all the pre flight checks and ensure that I am happy for the flight to go ahead safely and securely.

I have a good working knowledge of the World and have travelled extensively so I feel privileged to be part of helping other people to travel safely to their required destinations.

I have a very calm manner; I work well under pressure and can concentrate for long periods of time. I work well with others and give and take instructions easily.

Please find enclosed my CV, should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.
Thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV.

Yours sincerely


Good luck!

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