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Interview as previously stated. 2 Day process in Dallas, first day was the PST (which is now being given in LAX and online as an option). I don’t care what anyone says, there is no way to prepare for the PST. It’s broken into 6 parts, 4 of which are timed. There is no such thing as doing well on the PST, it uses machine learning. The better you do, the harder it gets, especially for the math portion. The best preparation you can do for the PST is get a full nights rest and not have any distractions like hunger or your phone buzzing while you take it. Be... Continue Reading this Interview Experience

  1. Mar 21, 2023 AA Gave me positive space travel to and from Dallas DFW. They booked me a hotel and shuttle transportation. We arrived at AA, they were doing 4 sessions, of 12 pilots each, two days a week. We showed our certificates, IDs, and gave logbooks. A pilot took us around and told us stories, we watched the movie and then all 24 AA pilot interviewers came and took us all at the same time to sit at tables around the museum. The interview lasted about 45 minutes. They had scratch paper and written... Continue reading this interview experience

  2. Mar 21, 2023 I really felt like I was interviewing with a Legacy! Motivational movie was prior to the interviews and the theater seats were all 1st class seats from back in the day. 3 or 4 TMAT, TMAT I flew with someone I didn’t like thats not a pilot was one of them. Describe AA to a friend. They added some new situational Qs from the prep I did. I went to the board and got the Yes 2 days later. Overall great experience and can’t wait to start! 4-6 weeks for ground... Continue reading this interview experience

  3. Mar 08, 2023 As like everyone else has said in the previous posts, the interview experience is very enjoyable. I won't repeat what everyone else has said about the check in process, video, and then interview but it's exactly that. The actual interview I received: 2 TMMAT's, then switched to 2 Scenario questions, then switched to a customer service related what would you do question, then 2 more TMMAT's, and finally why American. It was a very relaxed and enjoyable experience with the 2 pilots... Continue reading this interview experience

  4. Mar 07, 2023 I know others have said this but its true; it went exactly as described. Starts with checking documents, brief tour through museum, watch a short movie that was put together very well (bring a napkin or something. You might tear up a little if you're as passionate about AA as I am). After that it was straight to the interview. The dudes that interviewed me were outstanding! They represented every reason why I want to be at American. They started out by telling me about themselves and... Continue reading this interview experience

  5. Mar 07, 2023 Tell me about yourself TMAAT You were task saturated? TMAAT you had to give harsh feedback to someone? TMAAT you received criticism at workplace? Explain checkride failures And 2 scenario based questions about wet runway in KBUR and KBOS... (THINK OF ALTERNATES) Where do you see the future of aviation?( think of technology and fuel efficient planes) Overall it was great interview but of course I was very nervous. You can do it I did for sure!! Good... Continue reading this interview experience

  6. Mar 07, 2023 The other write ups here have been spot on so far. Did an HR type zoom interview a few days before the in person. Just reviewing resume, a scenario question, why AA. The in person was in Dallas at their museum with 2 pilots. Standard TMAAT and scenario questions. Apparently if you’re 2 hours into a flight from LAX to PHL they want you to know you’re over the Rocky Mountains and will use the minimum altitude instead of 10,000 feet when doing an emergency decent. Took me a while to... Continue reading this interview experience

  7. Mar 07, 2023 Prior gouges were spot on. No surprises. There are a lot of situations in which they cannot issue a CJO on the spot. For me and others in my group, low or no turbine PIC time. That was stressful but I heard back two days later the good news. I credit strong letters of reference and certainly the preparation from... Continue reading this interview experience

  8. Mar 07, 2023 Exactly as described here. You are at ease from the very beginning. For scenario questions take your time. Think of all the possibilities. Then, think out loud when you answer. They aren't asking to see if you'd make the right or wrong decision, they are asking to see how you would think about situations, who would you talk to you, what would you brief, etc. Super low threat environment and downright enjoyable interview. Sent to the review board and got CJO the next day. If you are... Continue reading this interview experience

  9. Mar 07, 2023 It was intimidating to check in with the security guard and park on the massive AA Campus. Everyone we met that day was super friendly, wanting to speak with us, and appeared happy to have us there. Once all ten of us were checked in we were allowed to gather near some built in cubbies where we all stowed our bags (roller bags, messenger bags, ladies purses, etc.) before being taken to a room where we dropped off our logbooks and a very nice lady named Doris reviewed everyone's pilot... Continue reading this interview experience

  10. Mar 07, 2023 Interview was exactly as described in previous gouge material. Follow all instructions carefully throughout the entire process. Ensure that you have properly uploaded and titled all the documents they require online. I saw one applicant get jammed up in some way because his paperwork wasn't quite in order. On the day of the interview we were met at the Flight Academy premises and check-in for two separate nametags. We were greeted and led to a small waiting room where we were called... Continue reading this interview experience

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