These study guide questions were submitted by real pilots who actually interviewed with Wheels Up
Tell us about yourself. North Dakota farm boy, family man who still loves to fly airplanes.
Why do you want to work for us? I still love flying and I am looking for part time work. I wanted to work as a pilot a friend of mine works for Delta private jets and has highly recommended this company. He can’t express enough how much he enjoys working for Delta private jets and this sounds very intriguing to me.
What makes you qualified for this position? I believe many years of part 121 and Part 135 experience.
Why should we hire you? Part 91,135 experience. Excellent customer service and safety/ professionalism in the cockpit.
Tell us about your greatest career accomplishment. Earning my Flight Instructor Certificate- this opened all the doors to the opportunities I have now.
Tell us about a time you went over and above to get a job done. When I was a flight instructor, I was getting ready to leave my flight school after a 10 hour day of ground and flight instruction. As I'm about to pull out of the parking lot, the front desk comes running out asking for help. Another instructor accidentally got doubled booked and they were wondering if I could go fly with him. All he needed was regain day currency. I did and he liked me so much that I helped achieve his instrument rating and commercial single certificate.
Describe the best place you worked and its environment. Great company culture. Felt like a member of a family.
What is your greatest failure, how did you overcome it, what did you learn? Letting my career define me as a person. Age and wisdom taught me what is important. Family, friends, and having interest outside of your job.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years? A Captain for DPJ and also a recruiter
How do you evaluate success? By the positive experiences and relationships built with customers and co workers.