Glenn's path worked, he was paid for his flying time and earned enough time to qualify for an airline. Check out Skywest's Job Facebook Here. Be sure to call us at (619) 449-0611 to schedule an intro flight. Once you earn your pilot's license you can teach others how to fly, be paid while getting the flight hours you need. All airline pilots follow two paths they can either be retired military pilots, Certified Flying Instructors (CFI's), some try to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars at aviation schools but the best type of aviation is flying and being paid to do so.