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I interviewed via Skype which was a new experience for me. The HR portion was straight forward and began with a PowerPoint presentation of the company. Then we went into the Q&A about me and my background. They just want to know who you are. You do have to be Superman or Superwoman. Just be yourself and relax. Typical TMAT questions. The technical was also straight forward. I was given a metar and taf for KAVL. I was then given an ETA in local time for KAVL and asked questions. You’ll have to convert to Zulu time and decipher the TAF. The answer... Continue Reading this Interview Experience

  1. Jan 04, 2022 Both HR and the pilot interviewer were personal and friendly. Started with introductions, then a PowerPoint of the operation at CommutAir (aircraft, domiciles, growth, pilots, pay, hotels, days off, United Aviate, 12 days off/ month for line holders, 11 days off for reserve. Training pay is FO pay - No timed ATP test questions were given. The package stated that we would get that. I assume one will not take the test if one already has an ATP, as I did not take the timed ATP test. Get the... Continue reading this interview experience

  2. Oct 22, 2021 Technical only: I was interviewed online with a first officer who was very friendly. We chatted about the company for a few minutes. He asked me to read a meter and brief an approach plate. Then he told me I'd be a great fit for the company and will hear back that day or the next. I hadn't heard anything for three weeks so I called the recruiter and she informed me that she had been sick for a few weeks and was glad I contacted her. I was hired that day but have not received a class date... Continue reading this interview experience

  3. Sep 09, 2021 Fairly standard interview faire I'd say. Although the most unique part about CommutAir in my experience was the requirement to memorize aircraft callouts as well as some speeds, and the written test that had to be completed prior to the interview. We started off with a brief overview of the company presented by the HR representative and any questions I had about life at CommutAir. We then conducted the TMAAT portion. This portion is themed primarily around "Tell me things about yourself... Continue reading this interview experience

  4. Sep 02, 2021 Very standard stuff. Went through a company presentation initially after introductions. Then HR portion- TMAAT focused questions: Emergencies, good CRM, bad CRM, etc. Tech portion was very standard and straight forward. Asked about CRJ engine starts (a plane I haven't flown in 4 years, so I didn't remember specifics). Then talked through a flight from EWR to JAX with an alternate of SAV. Same as everyone else with low weather- looking to mention low vis taxi chart, hot spots, take off... Continue reading this interview experience

  5. Aug 23, 2021 Started out with HR Question, tell us about your background, what got you here and what you see for your future. Then what do you think makes a flight safe. Tell us one of your strengths. Tell us about a time you had an emergency. Then Technical portion, pulled up taxi diagram for EWR, picked up an IFR clearance then briefed the taxi to 22R @W, know where to find hotspot info. Then know your call outs they give you before hand. We had to divert to SAV, briefed the RNAV approach. Asked for... Continue reading this interview experience

  6. Aug 20, 2021 Know your TMAAT Questions answers, they did focus on asking me something about myself that didn't come across in my application, something special about myself, and a time I had conflict resolution. Have a few questions ready to ask about the company, know UAL core 4. The Tech Side, know holding speeds 230 below 10k, how to read SID, STAR, and ovi approach plate. Read through the gouges, and the tech questions on here and you'll do great. be yourself. Remember they can train you for the... Continue reading this interview experience

  7. Aug 12, 2021 Follow gouges and call-outs given to you. Taxi diagrams, current electrical system, takeoff alt, descend below MDA, SID's, STARS and approach... Continue reading this interview experience

  8. Aug 03, 2021 Interview sequence were as written in the gouge. Very accurate. Pleasant experience. HR questions were standard as listed in recent interviews. Asked about why CommutAir as your choice, I mention it is because of being close to base options. Asked about any failures , I was honest and mentioned some of my failures early in my aviation career. No hard questions to worry about but just be straight to the point. Got the call back 20 mins after the interview with a joining date. Technical... Continue reading this interview experience

  9. Jul 29, 2021 Pretty straightforward, the questions on the gouge were a great help. We started interviewer saying he wasn't looking for perfection for an FO interview, but wanted to get a general sense of my line of thought for scenarios (captain interviews obviously different and more technical). Started talking about a coffin corner, about 121 instrument items like when a departure alternate is required, looked at approach plates. As long as you can read one, and know where to find items you'll be... Continue reading this interview experience

  10. Jul 23, 2021 CommutAir Trip Report  Stats: TT – 2862 PIC - 1088 Helo – 1190 FW – 1672 FW PIC – 733 121 – 437 Last 3, 6, 12 months – 7.7 (Flight Review, IPC, 121 Currency: Complete in Cessna 172/Piper Arrow) T-34 Instuctor Former Republic FO Certs: ATP – AMEL Type – ERJ-170/190; BE-200 Commercial – ASEL, Rotor, Instrument Type – S-70 Timeline: Application submitted:  Phone screen invite:  Phone screen:  Document Upload: 40... Continue reading this interview experience

  11. Feedback from: Richard M
    (Hired at CommutAir)

    It was very helpful.

    Jul 04, 2021