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Piedmont Airlines Cadet Program Study Guide Questions

These study guide questions were submitted by real pilots who actually interviewed with Piedmont Airlines Cadet Program

  1. Tell me about yourself.
  2. What got you interested in aviation?
  3. How wide is the longest runway?
  4. Tell me about a thunderstorm.
  5. What is a microburst?
    Shaft of descending air as much as 6500fpm usually less than 2.5 miles in circumference lasting less than 15 minutes
  6. How does a microburst affect airplane performance?
  7. What is needed for the creation of a thunderstorm?
    Upward moving air and moisture.
  8. What are the 3 stages of a thunderstorm and describe them?
    Cumulus (updrafts), mature (up and downdrafts, rain at the surface), dissipating (downdrafts)
  9. What is the highest obstacle on the approach plate?
    Look for bold arrow pointing to it.
  10. What are the holding speed restrictions?
    Below 6k feet 200kts, between 6,001 and 14k 230kts, above 14k 265kts

  11.    Read 25 Interview Experiences for Piedmont Airlines Cadet Program from other Pilots!

    Feedback from: Matt N
    (Hired at Piedmont Airlines Cadet Program)

    Everything was spot on for my interview. Just study the questions and you’ll do great!

    Aug 12, 2022