I just graduated from school with an engineering degree and am really considering going to ATP to pursue this as a career as I’ve always been interested in aviation and becoming an airline pilot.
I live in northern San Diego (near Carlsbad, KCRQ) and am strongly considering training with ATP. After I get out of the program, I will probably instruct to build flight hours, but ATP doesn’t guarantee a specific location you’ll be teaching at, just that they’ll guarantee you a CFI job SOMEWHERE in the US at one of their locations.
This is somewhat worrisome for me since I don’t have any family outside of San Diego and I won’t have the financial means right after I get out of ATP to support myself wherever I’m called to teach. What can I do in this situation?
It’s these things that I really need to think about before I go into this wholeheartedly.