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If you are an Aircraft mechanic can you fly planes?

I am asking this question because i want to go in the #aviation field of aircraft #mechanic and i love the idea of #flying #planes too. #aircraft-mechanic #general-aviation

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Bobby’s Answer

Yes and no, the only way you can fly as an aircraft mechanic is if you have your pilots license. You can get your privet pilot and fly all you want, but on the commercial side, you have to have certain hours and certain requirements, you also have to have your type rating, that means if you are a pilot on a 737, you can’t go to at 757 and fly it, you would have to go back and get schooling and qulify on it.
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Lisa’s Answer

You have to get a pilot's licence to fly most planes. As an aircraft mechanic I've gotten to run planes and taxi them around, which was fun, but pilots learn a lot of stuff that mechanics don't need to know, like what rules apply in what type of airspace. Getting an A&P doesn't qualify you to fly.

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Amanda’s Answer

Anyone can learn to fly planes. It takes training and classes, I suggest a school that can certify you as a pilot. For example, https://www.aopa.org/training-and-safety/learn-to-fly. Look around your area for similar opportunities.
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Reginald’s Answer

There are many pilots with airframe and powerplant certificate s

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