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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 27, 2022 Very easy going, made me feel at ease. Started off with intro, CRM, regs, aerodynamics, systems. Then jep... Continue reading this interview experience

  2. Sep 26, 2022 Interviewer was super relaxed and nice. Just study the materials here and be ready to answer questions on: Mach tuck, coffin corner, Dutch roll, general turbine theory, Amp vs Volt, Jepp chart brief, decode METAR (and all remarks) and TAF, flight scenarios, airport signage, swept wing design, V1 speed def, Exemption 17347, Alt TO mins, how to derive alt mins, when you can/cannot continue approach due to wx reports, and general HR stuff. Be nice, don’t be weird and awkward, and... Continue reading this interview experience

  3. Sep 22, 2022 My interview started out with the interviewer telling me about himself and how he ended up at Skywest. He then turned it over to me and had me go through my aviation story and how I got to where I am today. He then asked for flight time totals and some details from my medical, passport, and FCC radio operator permit. Then I was asked standard HR questions that were already answered in the application. (view the study guide of this website).  Do you have any questions for me? Overall a... Continue reading this interview experience

  4. Sep 22, 2022 The interview went extremely well. It was later in the day and I was interviewed by a single Line-Check Captain who was easy going and fun to chat with. The captain is looking for a pilot that he/she can spend days with on a trip, and able to learn how to work for SW. Be yourself and put on a friendly face. Also study to prove that you are able to learn these new complex systems. This includes: Mach Speed, Mcrit, Mach Tuck, Dutch Role, Swept Back wings, AD/DC for my Piper Archer, High... Continue reading this interview experience

  5. Sep 22, 2022 Very good experience interviewing with a experienced Capt. First 30 or so minutes was covering HR questions and back and forth getting to know you questions. The Capt did very well creating a positive and relaxed environment. The next 30 minutes covered a few TMAAT stories and he asked if I had done any prep. After confessing to reading the gouge he opted to change some questions that revolved around TMAAT concentrating on showing examples of effective CRM, decision making and... Continue reading this interview experience

  6. Sep 21, 2022 Interview experience was fantastic. The captain made me feel relaxed and at ease. No questions that weren’t expected. FAR, AIM based questions. Airport signs, TS, metar/taf. High altitude aerodynamics (Mach tuck, mcrit, swept wing design etc). Briefed a jepp chart. Talked about symbology on the chart. Standard HR questions. Know about rvsm. All in all, great experience interviewing as an Australian. Very positive. Awesome... Continue reading this interview experience

  7. Sep 21, 2022 Overall a great experience. Entire interview took 40 mins. FO was right on time and went straight into introduction followed by flight times. Have your 360/90/60/30 times as well as TT, PIC, PIC XC, Night & (night landings if applicable), Simulated Instrument, Multi Engine. We then went into HR questions. (view the study guide of this website), used about half of this time to ask questions. Overall not too bad. Good... Continue reading this interview experience

  8. Sep 21, 2022 Intros. Tell me a time when you had to use CRM. Brief a JEPP approach. 91.175. Airport signage. Coffin Corner. AC/DC pros & cons. Thunderstorms. Mcrit. Compressor stalls. Holding entry & speeds. Study the gouge. You got... Continue reading this interview experience

  9. Sep 19, 2022 Mach number Mach tuck Mcrit Swept wing Coffin Corner AC/DC De-icing Pneumatic system METAR/ TAF/ Clouds know GR/SQ abbriviation Jepp Chart V1/V2 Decent below MDA/DA Jet Engine with Accessory gearbox HR Intro, Why Skywest, Checkride failures, Scenario - Lost wheel after Takeoff 2 in 2 out, be honest with the flight attendant and pax. Brace Brace Brace. fly by the tower to verify which wheel is lost. Good luck... Continue reading this interview experience

  10. Sep 14, 2022 Great experience. My interviewer was very friendly and casual and put me at ease from the second they came on screen. The platform the interview used worked great on my MacBook on Safari. The interview only lasted a little over an hour, and some of that time was general introductions and answering questions I had. If you study seriously and practice explaining things out loud, you’ll do great and have a quick interview. Make sure to pre-prepare your hours breakdowns to expedite the... Continue reading this interview experience

  11. Feedback from: Wan-ling C
    (Hired at SkyWest Airlines)

    Extremely helpful!

    Aug 27, 2022