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  • Read Page 1 ... Airspace and sectional knowledge - Approach plate briefing - When can you continue an approach below DA/MDA? - Oxygen Req's - Lost Comms - Alternate Req's (1,2,3 rule) Unfortunately, I don't recall more of the technical questions as I interviewed several months ago. I would highly recommend studying the Reg's like you are preparing for a checkride. I was a little rusty, so I also...

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    Dec 06, 2023
    Very personable. I dressed with a suit and tie for the meeting on Teams. They did it in two parts. Technical first -Read up on TAF’s and Metars. Expect unusual codes, I stumbled a bit however did okay enough. Approach plate briefing , brief as in a crew environment. Other questions to determine your understanding of aerodynamics and your experience. Ie. what elements on a metar would influence your take off roll. Accelerate stop distance. Are clouds AGL or MSL. Second part...

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    Jul 05, 2023
    My interview panel consisted of three individuals: a pilot recruiter, director of flight training, and an active first officer for the Dash 8. The interview started off with generic screening questions to ensure I would be legal to work in the United States and Canada. They also wanted me to review my accomplishments as an aviator. The first major question asked was what I knew of the company. I went into the company history as well as the five key values of the organization, which they...

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    Jun 22, 2023
    Several HR and tell me a time, questions, how would you handle scenarios. Technical questions included, reading METAR and TAF down to the notes section and temporary changes. Would we need an alternate if we were planning to arrive at noon local time., then technical questions.  (view the study guide of this...

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    Jun 22, 2023
    Met with Ravn recruiter during a conference earlier this year, kept them updated with my times and once the fo application window opened up a few weeks later, I was notified to apply. Once I submitted my application, I heard back fairly quickly within a week. Interview consists of two portions - initial phone screening interview to ask for your updated times/see if you had the required atp mins/why do you want to work for ravn/how did you hear about us. After this I was called back a week...

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    It was very casual interview, very normal questions. Starting from personal introduction then technical. (view the study guide of this website)....

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    Started with HR portion which was pretty much all the questions on this website. Asked me about what makes good customer service as a Pilot. Then moved on to the easiest technical I have experienced. I was asked very few questions mainly pertaining to weather reporting and Instrument charts specific to Jeppesen. Chief was very clear that he was not expecting me to know 121 level things as a lowly little CFI. He was a very fair man. Last portion was explaining to me a little more about the...

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    Everything was exactly as per study guide. Very friendly interview with HR and Chief Pilot. Hired more or less on the spot, but found out a few days after officially. Questions asked were exactly as contained in the bank. As I am applying through the E3 Scheme they wanted to make sure I could deal with the Alaskan weather and dark...

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    Interview was mostly personal. Was with an HR person and the CP. Both were friendly and professional. The only technical part was reading a Jepp Chart (basic) and a Metar and TAF (nothing unique). Like others have said I think they are looking for people who will fit in with their culture. They gave me a lot of time to talk about myself and share my experiences as a pilot.  Lots of questions about why work at RAVN and why fly in Alaska. The interview was very positive and lasted...

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    It was a virtual interview. Very relaxed. Not much technical. Mostly just briefed an approach. Be ready to brief Homer, AK obstacle clearance procedure. They mostly just wanted to get to know you! It was with the Chief Pilot and I someone else from the office. HR had a...

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    The interview was very professional and very positive. The Chief Pilot and HR were present, both obviously love Alaska and aviation, and the interview was oriented towards finding out how the applicant matches the company culture, lifestyle of the area, and meeting the standard expectations of instrument procedure knowledge. SIDs and STARs are obviously important, as well as knowing your approaches down to where you can brief whatever is passed across. Know your segment altitudes, what your...

  11. All of my phone interview questions were here, except for one. Good preparation.

    David E

    Hired at Ravn Alaska
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    Simon R Jun 10, 2024