Pilot personality – what character qualities are important?


A pilot profession offers extraordinary opportunities for travelling and working in a multinational team. However, this is not the only advantage that this profession can offer. It’s also one of the highest-paying jobs, which can offer a longer period of holiday, free of charge flights, etc. Nevertheless, according to recruitment specialists, this occupation is not for everyone. When conducting a job interview or during a study program selection process a candidate is evaluated not only on the basis of whether they are able to meet the necessary requirements for the job but also whether they have the character to become a pilot. We have put together a list of 10 character qualities necessary for a pilot. Can you recognize yourself? A pilot is expected to be:


1. Safety-oriented

2. Possessing analytical thinking

3. Possessing spatial ability

4. Rule/process – compliant

5. Independent and good at decision-making

6. Motivated, goal-oriented, perseverant

7. Good at multitasking

8. Having a good memory for data and being good at processing it

9. Articulate, able to communicate information in a clear way

10. A team player