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Step 1

Ensure Eligibility for Professional Leave of Absence

Contact your supervisor to determine if you are eligible and the policies that are effective during a leave of absence

Step 2

Complete AeroGuard Enrollment Process

A. Acquire 1st class medical certificate

B. Complete pilot aptitude assessment battery

C. Conduct personal interview either in person or over Skype

D. Finalize the financing solution

Step 3

Start Training

A. Complete private through commercial courses

B. Complete flight instructor courses

Step 4

Begin AeroGuard Employment

A. Complete standardization

B. Fly approximately 100 hours per month

C. Reach Airline Transport Pilot minimums (1500 flight hours)

Step 5

Return to SkyWest

A. Complete ATP-CTP training

B. Complete aircraft specific training

C. Complete initial operating experience (IOE)


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