Professional pilots work within the commercial field. they hold either a commercial pilot’s licence or an airline transport pilot’s licence. the work may involve transporting passengers and cargo to and from airports or performing tasks such as crop dusting, inspecting pipelines, conducting sightseeing trips or helping with rescue operations. As a pilot your responsibilities include to check the weather throughout the flight path and confirm flight schedules. Pilots are also responsible for running a comprehensive pre-flight checklist of all systems, including fuel, engines, hydraulics and electronics.