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[Sticky] Generic Interview Study Topics & Common Takeaways  

 

Lindsey
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06/09/2018 4:45 am  

Common Takeaways:

 

Study Guide Topics:

Intro to Jeppesen Charts

How a Jet Engine Works

Differences Guide: FARs vs AR 95-1 | Rotary-Wing vs Fixed-Wing

FAR’s:

  • The requirement for an alternate (1,2,3 rule)
  • Alternate mins
  • Takeoff mins
  • VFR Cloud clearances
  • Exemption 17347 (formerly known as 3585)
  • FAR 91.175
  • Max Holding Speeds
  • Max Airspeeds around/over/under/In Class B
  • Military Intercept Procedures
  • LAHSO requirements
  • Aircraft required documents (ARROW)
  • Squawk codes
  • Final Approach Point/Fix


Weather:

  • METAR & TAF
  • Warmfront vs Coldfront
  • Thunderstorms
  • Lenticular clouds/stratus/cumulus
  • Microbursts
  • Ice
  • Deicing fluids
  • Virga


Aerodynamics:

  • Critical Engine
  • Swept Wing (Advantages & Disadvantages, additional components)
  • Critical Mach & Center of Pressure
  • Mach Tuck & Coffin Corner (Causes & Corrections)
  • Stalls (Causes & Corrections)
  • Dutch Roll (Causes & Corrections)
  • Wake Turbulence Avoidance
  • V Speeds (i.e. V1, V2, Vt(Vfto), Vmc, Vmd, Vb, Vref, Vs)
  • Angle of Attack
  • Camber
  • Chord Line
  • Aspect Ratio
  • L/D Max
  • Types of Drag


Recip Engine:

  • Carburetors
  • Magnetos
  • Altitude based performance


Turbine Theory:

  • Internal components (i.e. compressor types, rotors, stators, diffusor, combustion types,, ect)
  • Start procedures
  • Start Malfunctions
  • Free turbine/direct drive
  • N1/N2/ITT
  • Bleeds on/Off Takeoff
  • Compressor Stalls
  • Temperature Based Performance


Systems:

  • Hydraulic
  • Electrical
  • Types of Batteries
  • Inverters/Rectifiers
  • Jet pumps
  • Bleed air uses
  • Outflow valves
  • Magnetos
  • AC/DC
  • Volts/Amps


Jeppesen Charts:

  • Approach plate, (Brief, Final Approach Point ILS v. LOC, Equipment Setup)
  • SID
  • Star
  • Low Enroute
  • High Enroute


Airport Signage:

  • Describe a hold short line
  • Describe a taxiway sign
  • Describe a displaced threshold
  • What do yellow chevrons indicate
  • White painted lines vs. Yellow painted lines
  • Color of location vs. destination taxi signs
  • ILS critical area
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uh72pilot
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28/09/2018 10:23 pm  

🤙🏻 Thanks. This will provide a great list of stuff to study over the months leading up to IOE!


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Lindsey
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30/09/2018 6:51 pm  

https://www.boldmethod.com/blog/lists/2018/09/14-ways-you-should-prepare-for-airline-training/

Article is fairly decent, but check out all the links on the side for stuff to study.


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tony-marion
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Posts: 3
07/10/2018 8:01 pm  

Is Aviationinterviews.com the better interview prep site out there or are there a few others I should be looking at?


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