Are you considering to be hired as a pilot? Would you like to be a flight instructor, charter pilot, airline pilot, or receive compensation for any other flying job? If so, you will need a commercial pilot certificate.
As a commercial pilot, you may act as pilot in command of an aircraft for compensation or hire, with or without passengers or property onboard.
A commercial pilot who does not hold an instrument rating will be limited to flying passengers for hire during the day and within 50 NM of the departure airport. However, this limitation may be removed when the pilot receives an instrument rating.
To receive a commercial pilot certificate, you must: