Pros: Loved Flying.
Cons: Missed being away from my family
When flying; arrive to the air station two hours early, begin preflight 90 minutes before take off. Check cargo manifest, ensure all hazardous cargo was certified and ready for flight. Repair any maintenance problems. Give passengers safety briefing. check all flight systems and air born equipment. Monitor aircraft systems during before takeoff, during flight, and after landing. Manage air crew.
On the ground, repair propellers and engines, maintenance checks, pneumatic system trouble shooting and repairs, rebuild landing gear, train new flight crew teams, safety briefings, maintained and troubleshoot hydraulics. Coordinate with the cargo office in preparing loads for flights, and are properly certify. Take inventory of parts, order parts to maintain operational readiness.