- What part of your job involves math and numbers?
Almost everything we do in planning for flight involves numbers: time on route, take off and landing, weight, full load, altitude and speed, wind direction
- Were these type of calculations new to you or had you learned about them in high school?
My algebra, calculus and physics classes helped me in my training. I had a two year training period where most of the courses involved numbers and calculation. I then received a Diploma in Aviation.
- Could you successfully do your job without numbers or using math skills?
No! Our effectiveness is very much dependent on our knowledge of mathematical skills and processes.
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