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First phone interview was with Brandon the hiring manager. He is super personable and really looks out for the best interest of the pilot. For the first 30 minutes of the call he explained everything about Contour: its history, fleet, route structure, pay... Continue Reading this Interview Experience

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  1. Interview sample 1

    Apr 24, 2024 -Did the HR and Technical Interview with the Chief Pilot Greg about a week apart from each other. He was very friendly and does not require you to know everything but grasp a basic knowledge of instrument procedure, SIDs, STARs and may give/ask scenario-based questions. Topics Covered - Decoding METARs and TAFs and was asked which TAF I would use for my scenario that involved applying the “1-2-3 Rule” when requiring an alternate. -The 1-2-3 Rule and minimum vis/ceilings when... Continue reading this interview experience

  2. Interview sample 2

    Apr 22, 2024 Both of my interviews, the HR and Technical interview were with the Chief Pilot Greg and both were about two weeks apart from each other. He was very friendly and does not require you to know everything but you should be able to answer questions openly and honestly. The first interview was basic HR/interview questions and lasted about a little over an hour or so. He had a few of those basic interview questions to try and dig into your mind a little bit and also to get to know you and how... Continue reading this interview experience

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    Apr 02, 2024 Both of my interviews were with Greg, the chief pilot. He is a cool guy and isn’t trying to trick you. The first interview was basic HR/interview questions and a few of those oddball interview questions to try and dig into your mind a little bit.  He asked a few questions about my CFI experience and to explain how the fuel system works on the aircraft I fly most. He ended the interview with a 10-15 minute explanation of the schedule I would have as an FO, how training works, and... Continue reading this interview experience

  4. Interview sample 4

    Mar 25, 2024 The interview was just over an hour. They asked about icing, RSVM, total air temp vs static, IFR flight planning and decision making based on plain text METAR and TAF (basically alternate planning and if you could continue an approach based on ceilings and vis), multi engine procedures and VMC/SMACFLUM, climb gradients, SID/STAR/Approach plates, fuel planning, and ADM. you can also study some other standard questions they ask that they didn't necessarily ask... Continue reading this interview experience

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    Mar 11, 2024 The first interview was with Brandon and it was more or less just the basics about Contour and what to expect if hired. I didn't have any technical questions but I had worked at Contour as a ramp agent and I saw from the other interviews on here that he would typically ask a couple of questions on some basic Multi Engine stuff and what's on the study guide for this site. The actual tech interview is afterward. I had mine about 2 weeks after the initial interview with Brandon and took it with... Continue reading this interview experience

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    Jan 18, 2024 First phone interview was with Brandon the hiring manager. He is super personable and really looks out for the best interest of the pilot. For the first 30 minutes of the call he explained everything about Contour: its history, fleet, route structure, pay and benefits, training structure, and possibilities for advancement. He then opened up the floor to me for any questions I had. After that, he asked me about myself, followed by one multi-engine question, (view the study guide of this... Continue reading this interview experience

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    Nov 09, 2023 Not a bad interview everything was calm, a few get to know you questions and why you chose that airline and what you are looking for. they asked some questions on vmc, some scenario questions on what would you do in this situation, pretty basic , laid back interview, be able to read a metar and taf and when you need an... Continue reading this interview experience

  8. Interview sample 8

    Oct 30, 2023 Took a few people to bump up my resume to hear back. Smooth interview process. Intro phone call followed by a Teams interview a week later. Basic technical questions as described in the other posts on here, (view the study guide of this website).  Ended the interview discussing benefits and specifics about the... Continue reading this interview experience

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    Aug 16, 2023 I applied initially in December of last year and then again in mid summer of this year. It took a little over a week and multiple recommendations to hear back. I had an initial phone interview with Brandon who is responsible for a lot of the hiring process. Covered the basic IFR stuff such as alt minimums, briefing approach and arrivals, as well as some HR like a difficult previous flight experience and I talked about a student I had who I had difficulty with. About a week later I had a zoom... Continue reading this interview experience

  10. Interview sample 10

    I have very low time however am a professional within another industry. Changing careers. I don't need this aviation job and it showed. I answered the interview questions honestly and professionally. I acted myself in the interview and did not sugar coat anything. Integrity is everything. I am teachable and... Continue reading this interview experience

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