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I had to do a skype interview because of how far away I live from CT. Then interview went relatively well, he started of with just basic HR questions and then we talked about several different approach plates. (view the study guide from this website).  Overall the interview was very easy... Continue Reading this Interview Experience

  1. Apr 21, 2021 Tradewind flew me out with 24 hrs notice after an HR/technical interview I did over then phone (I knew the interviewer so a zoom call wasn't necessary). HR is easy.  (view the study guide of this website). Also make sure to read back departure clearance with all SID/STAR instructions per usual, there is no rush at all. The interview took place in Oxford, CT, so I had to uber 90 min from KLGA (which they reimbursed). Then sim, (view the Sim/Scenario section of this website).  ... Continue reading this interview experience

  2. Apr 11, 2021 It was a three tiered process, initially I had a quick HR interview over the phone that took about 20 minutes. Then a couple days later I had an in-depth interview HR and Technical interview with the Director of Training. The gouge on this site is exactly what he asked. Prep well for his questions and you will be fine. Then after the HR and Technical interview was over, he immediately let me know that he wanted to move forward with me and fly me out to Oxford to fly the sim. (view the... Continue reading this interview experience

  3. Feb 26, 2021 Technical interview is brutal! Study everything on the charts you are sent ahead of time, if you don't know an answer just admit that you don't know. Many scenario-based questions (similar to an IFR initial oral exam). If you make it through the technical you will get flown to CT for the sim eval. (view the sim/scenario section of this website).  The sim evaluator was on their phone the entire time I was flying (which sucks) so if you end up in a tricky situation you'll def be on your... Continue reading this interview experience

  4. Feb 22, 2021 I applied online in mid-January and didn't hear anything. I responded to a fb post in an aviator group of someone working with hiring and reached out to them to let them know I had submitted my resume and they responded a few days later that they will pull my resume and get back to me. I had a brief phone interview on a Tuesday morning, just a get-to-know-you: Later that week I was called to schedule a zoom interview for the following Monday at noon. This was the HR/technical interview,... Continue reading this interview experience

  5. Feb 19, 2021 I was given a departure (Teeterboro 3) and was asked to brief it. I didn’t get anything wrong on this but make sure you know how to get out of an area not utilizing gps (cross VOR radials).  Next I was asked to brief an approach plate that he had provided to me ahead of time. I was asked what the C (circling minimums) and D (declared distances) that he said I got right but most people got wrong.  I had Maxwell  as my interviewer. He was nice but I think communication... Continue reading this interview experience

  6. Feb 17, 2021 Technical interview was scenario based. Understand the approach plates in detail. Use a lot of ADM. HR portion was not tricky. Memorize 91.175 and think when you can legally land the aircraft. Read the descriptions for the take off minimums. Interviewer gives you a metar and sees if you are going to make a unsafe decision. Take your time reading the briefs--they are not trying to rush you. The simulator was simple.  (view the study guide and Sim/Scenario section of this website).... Continue reading this interview experience

  7. Jan 18, 2021 The questions from this website are a pretty good idea of what to expect. Be prepared to take down current weather that the interviewer will give you and tell him whether you’re able to take off using a particular DP/ODP with the current weather in mind. Also be sure to know the markings on the approach plate. Study for Part 91 instrument knowledge you might be... Continue reading this interview experience

  8. Pretty much echoed what is already on here. I think I heard about 90% of these questions that are listed. Online interview was about an hour and 15 minutes. Know your IFR stuff! I was notified that I passed upon completion and was invited up to CT right after. Tradewind flew me up and paid for everything.  Givena a Sim.  (view the sim/scenario section of this website).   Felt comfortable during both parts. Very friendly... Continue reading this interview experience

  9. Had a quick phone call interview and just to basically it get to know the company and they could learn a little bit about me. Couple of days later I had a online interview for about an hour. This include about 20 to 30 minutes of typical HR questions and employee scenarios. Then there was about a 20 to 30 minute Of IFR questioning. He had me read back a couple of clearances and brief how I would perform an approach as well as a departure. We talked about an obstacle departure procedure and... Continue reading this interview experience

  10. As others posted on this website, Dan was the initial contact and the interviewer. He is very friendly and makes you feel at ease during the process. We talked about basic HR questions... who you are, where you've been, would like to go, situations encountered with a coworker or in the aircraft, ect. Then proceeded into the instrument information that he sends before via email... TEB2, KACK ILS24, departure from KPSF. Know the chart and how to read it well, take off and landing mins and... Continue reading this interview experience

  11. Feedback from: Tim H
    (Hired at TradeWind Aviation)

    Great content for interview prep. Real examples, questions and sim evals.

    Jan 13, 2020