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Interview started at 0830 in Salt Lake. Myself and three other applicants. The interview started with an overview of the company and an introduction to how it works; done by two captains. I was selected first to do the HR portion with one of the captains. Because I had gone to a Cadet experience the day before they brought me out of the overview of the company prior to it ending to do the HR portion. It was very relaxed. The captain had to do some errands so we walked and talked for part of it. The questions were about disagreements with previous bosses, what would be the hardest thing about joining Skywest, what aircraft would I prefer, etc... see that portion of the gauge for more info. He also... Continue Reading this Interview Experience

  1. Sep 23, 2021 Video interview started with introductions and a review of logbook and verification of flight times. Next, I was asked about previous work experience from resume, and to talk about what I learned from each job and why I left. After that we got into HR question (tell me about a time when... why do you want to work for SkyWest... that sort of thing). We then went into the technical portion and started with aerodynamics. I was asked about lift and drag relationships (know the LD curve), high... Continue reading this interview experience

  2. Sep 22, 2021 A few days after my resume was posted, I got an email to set up and online interview with a SkyWest pilot. I had a week and a half to study for the interview. Started at 2pm and we were done with intros and HR in 40 minutes. HR portion was very close to the gouge. I tried to relate everything to my time as a CFI and how I humanize conflict through honest questioning. My interviewer is a 5 year LCA. He did a great job getting me to relax. We then took a 5 minute break to refill water and... Continue reading this interview experience

  3. Sep 22, 2021 Interview took about 40 minutes. The gouge was spot on, study... Continue reading this interview experience

  4. Sep 22, 2021 Started on time as a Zoom style interview with a Captain for SkyWest. I was given his name in a previous email and sent out a message to my friends who are working at SkyWest to see if anyone knew him and would put a good word for me. Thankfully, I had 1 person who did know him and made the call. That was a nice icebreaker. We started with talking about our flying backgrounds and experiences. I am a Flight Engineer in the Air Force Reserve on C5's (using 500 of those hours)and he was a... Continue reading this interview experience

  5. Sep 21, 2021 The interview started promptly on time. We introduced ourselves for about 10-15 minutes and chatted. We then went over my experience and documents. Then had you typical HR questions.  Then we dove into the technical questions.  (view the study guide of this website).  He then had me read some weather reports Metars and TAFs and asked if I would need a alternate. We then got into the Jepp charts. My recommendation is know your Jepp chart symbology well! Know your IFR... Continue reading this interview experience

  6. Sep 21, 2021 The gouges on here are very accurate. Follow the study guide but also brush up on basic Multi-engine operations. I was asked how to define critical engine, brief a basic ILS approach, airspace questions around a class bravo along with speeds. Not much CRM and nothing on jet engines or high altitude aerodynamics. Dress for success and be... Continue reading this interview experience

  7. Sep 20, 2021 One of the best interview experiences I have ever had. Zoom meeting with a first officer, no HR rep. We spent a lot of time talking about flying in general and sharing experiences. Started with get to know you, document review, yes no question about FAA violations or checkrides, senarios, and then technical. Interviewer for the senario portion asked for remember a time whens. We talked about CRM and how to deal with unusual situations. Technical was aerodynamics, instrument procedures,... Continue reading this interview experience

  8. Sep 16, 2021 Interview was straight forward. All the questions pertained to high altitude aerodynamics, turbine systems and instrument Jeppesen... Continue reading this interview experience

  9. Sep 15, 2021 Received an email asking for log book images. Was invited for an interview with a pilot recruiter. Interview was remote/video. Introductions. Then HR questions.  Technical interview had questions similar to what is on the gouge. The interviewer was friendly. I heard back less than a week later via an email. Classes are in the... Continue reading this interview experience

  10. Sep 10, 2021 Went for about 40 minutes, very simple and just like everyone else writes here. All the same topics and such a nice... Continue reading this interview experience

  11. Feedback from: Michael L
    (Hired at SkyWest Airlines)

    This site fully prepared me for the interview!

    Sep 26, 2021