I was able to interview someone of utmost importance to this country. He is a pilot in the Royal Canadian airforce. His name is John Kim. I was always pretty interested in planes so this was a great opportunity for me. I believe that it was immense luck that I got a chance to interview him. I also interviewed a pilot in the Royal Canadian airforce because not everyone gets to say that they are friends with a pilot nonetheless a pilot in the military. I do think that this interview can change my whole mindset.
- why are you passionate about your job?
“I am passionate about my job because being a pilot in the airforce is what I wanted to do since I was young as well, serving Canada is something that I set as a goal of mine and being a pilot will allow me to do so.”
2. What obstacles have you faced to get where you are today?
“there is a long application process that is competitive and required me to go to the province of Ontario twice just to get the testing done for my application. additionally, all military officers are not guaranteed to stay in one location for an extended period of time to fulfill the needs of the Canadian armed forces.”
3. what advice would you pass on to someone interested in what you are doing?
“stay committed, motivated and dedicated to becoming a pilot. Don’t give up and know that becoming a pilot is what you really want.”
4. would you be open to further contact from Riverside students and if so, how can someone contact you?
“yes, I would be open. You can contact me via my email, email@example.com”
5. what do you think the flaw is to be a pilot in the Royal Canadian airforce?
“If I had to choose, it would be the fact that I would have to live where the military commands me to live.”
6. what are the benefits of being a pilot in the Royal Canadian airforce?
“You get to serve the country, get full pension by age fourty, and get to work with other motivated officers and non-commissioned members of the military from Canada and abroad.”
From this interview, I have learned that it is important to be and remain passionate about your dreams such as being a pilot or being an artist. I have also learned that no matter how hard it is to get a job as long as you endure and remain disciplined and balance your priorities you can do anything. this interview has even made me interested in becoming a pilot. not that it is easy to become one but I would try my best to become one. I think I could have asked a little more in-depth questions but overall I am satisfied by how well this interview went.
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