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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. Feb 06, 2023 The interview was very smooth, he made me feel at ease. Started with HR stuff (my resume, logbook, etc). Asked questions like why SkyWest? Then went through a CRM scenario, I was the captain and he was the FO. What if a passenger in the back went unconscious, what would you do, how would you use your CRM? Then technical questions. Asked me about constant speed props, electrical systems, critical engine on a conventional twin, Jepp airport diagram symbology, brief an approach, holding... Continue reading this interview experience

  2. Feb 06, 2023 2 Hr. Interview. Began with introductions, important to remember that this is an interview and not a checkride! It's actually a conversation, the goal is for you to lead the conversation with confidence. My 'role' was captain throughout the whole process. Have your logbook up to date and accessible. Have all of your documents signed: pilot license, passport, FCC license. Wx: 3 stages of TS, what is needed for a TS to develop? Hazards associated with TS: hail, turb, windshear, microburst.... Continue reading this interview experience

  3. Jan 30, 2023 Just 1 interview with a SR captain for the first officer position. Topics covered - METARS and TAFS, microbursts (how many FPM can be lost?), thunderstorms, 1-2-3 rule, exemption 17347 who to call for push (ramp control), SIDs and STARs, airspeeds, airspeeds in holds, hold entries, brief an approach, airport signage and diagram, displaced thresholds, CRM scenario (call 2 resources inside the airplane, and 2 outside, use your resources). Honestly pretty easy and laid back. I studied hard... Continue reading this interview experience

  4. Jan 24, 2023 The interview went as expected per what a lot of others have experienced. I was asked about symbology on an Jeppeson airport diagram. Lots of time was spent on this, I recommend becoming very familiar with any and all symbols particularly windsock, and EMAS. Also, how I get a clearance if no one is responding on any of the available frequencies on the plate. Choose an aircraft and be prepared to talk about the fuel and or electric... Continue reading this interview experience

  5. Jan 23, 2023 Overall, the experience was straight forward just as everyone else has said. Interviewed with a CRJ captain. It was very laid back and relaxed. We started by verifying logbook times and documents. Most of the HR questions centered around TMAAT questions involving my flying experiences. Then he gave a CRM scenario where I was captain and asked what I would do if there was an unresponsive passenger. The technical portion was exactly like others here have mentioned - high altitude aerodynamics,... Continue reading this interview experience

  6. Jan 23, 2023 I applied online at the end of fall and was invited to schedule an interview at the end of last year. My interview was for the Direct Entry Captain position and was conducted virtually by an ORD-based CRJ FO. We began with HR housekeeping—personal info, logbook numbers and currency, airplane and domicile preference, any training failures, etc. Next I was asked to talk about my career progression, which included an 11-year break from professional flying. Then I was asked about my most... Continue reading this interview experience

  7. Jan 18, 2023 Interview was straight forward. Swept wing aerodynamics, pros and cons, Mach tuck, Critical Mach. Rectifier vs inverter. Brief a Jepp chart and symbology. Low pressure vs high pressure weather... Continue reading this interview experience

  8. Jan 18, 2023 Very relaxed. Recruiter was very nice and it felt like a informal conversation. Asked high altitude stuff( corner coffin, tuck under , Mcrit, swept wing), turbine ( stator vanes, diffuser, bleed air), brief jepsen charts, when go bellow min, alternate req, holding speeds, fuel system of afff of my choice, hydraulic system too. Some basic FARs like arrow / and personal docs. I had the feed back from the recruiter that the interview was as great. I was really surprised I wasn’t... Continue reading this interview experience

  9. Jan 17, 2023 I was interviewed by a FO. The interview was extremely laid back. Study the technical questions and you’ll be over prepared! Started with HR questions, get to know me, have you ever been in critical stage of flight? The technical questions were: Dutch roll, Critical Mach, Mach tuck. Two systems of your aircraft. How does jet engine work. Virga. Wingspan of your aircraft, empty weight, max fuel of aircraft you fly. And went over an ils jepp chart. Just read it how you would if you were... Continue reading this interview experience

  10. Jan 12, 2023 The interview was with a 20-year captain. Started off with introductions then got into logbook times, last 90 days, last year, night time, night PIC, night landings, and IMC time. Then went into HR, why SkyWest? Next, was the CRM event, (view the Sim/Scenario section in the study guide of my website).  We got into the technical portion and read METAR and TAF, then many questions.  Then brief a Jepp airport diagram, know all the symbology and frequencies on it. Brief a Jepp approach... Continue reading this interview experience

  11. Feedback from: Jacob M
    (Hired at SkyWest Airlines)

    Ability to see how other candidates' interviews went and being able to study the specific questions that are typically asked in the interview.

    Jan 08, 2023