Are strong math skills necessary to become a pilot?

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No, average math skills will suffice using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Most calculations can be performed on a calculator or with flight planning software.  Weather, airspace, managing radios, air traffic control airport markings, right of way rules, and emergency procedures are all focused on more than math skills. Focus on being a well-rounded student with good study habits, and this will give you the tools you need to succeed as a pilot!

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