Ace the Technical Pilot Interview

Ace the Technical Pilot Interview

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Advance your career with this dynamic tool for acing the technical pilot interview...Let an experienced airline pilot help you succeed on the Technical Pilot Interview. This one-of-a-kind study tool asks the right questions so you'll know the right answers. Open it and start learning what you need to know in order to get a powerful edge over the competition - at every stage of your piloting career. This unique study guide helps you: get to know material likely to be asked on your interview; practice with almost one thousand exam-style questions - complete with answers; build confidence, skills, and knowledge; and, focus your study on what you need to know.Can you answer these questions? If you were loading an aircraft to obtain maximum range, would you load it with a forward or aft center of gravity? Why does an aircraft climb as high as possible? What does an aircraft descend quicker when it's lighter? What is a fail operational autopilot/landing system? What is an assumed/flexible temperature?
Open this study guide for: answers to almost 1000 questions you may be asked during the technical interview; more than 50 illustrations to clarify key essential points; comprehensive coverage ranging from light aircraft to heavy jet operations; a convenient quick-find, cross-referenced presentation; and, material that has global application.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 346 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 20mm | 521.63g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • United States
  • English
  • 0071396098
  • 9780071396097
  • 104,080

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ADVANCE YOUR CAREER WITH THIS DYNAMIC TOOL FOR ACING THE TECHNICAL PILOT INTERVIEW...Let an experienced airline pilot help you succeed on the Technical Pilot Interview. This one-of-a-kind study tool asks the right questions so you'll know the right answers. Open it and start learning what you need to know in order to get a powerful edge over the competition--at every stage of your piloting career.This unique study guide helps you:
* Get to know material likely to be asked on your interview
* Practice with almost one thousand exam-style questions--complete with answers
* Build confidence, skills, and knowledge
* Focus your study on what you need to knowCan you answer these questions?
* If you were loading an aircraft to obtain maximum range, would you load it with a forward or aft center of gravity?
* Why does an aircraft climb as high as possible?
* What does an aircraft descend quicker when it's lighter?
* What is a fail operational autopilot/landing system?
* What is an assumed/flexible temperature?OPEN THIS STUDY GUIDE FOR:
* Answers to almost 1000 questions you may be asked during the technical interview
* More than 50 illustrations to clarify key essential points
* Comprehensive coverage ranging from light aircraft to heavy jet operations
* A convenient quick-find, cross-referenced presentation
* Material that has global application
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Table of contents

Abbreviations Chapter 1: Aerodynamics Chapter 2: Engines Chapter 3: Jet & Propeller Aircraft Differences Chapter 4: Navigation Chapter 5: Atmosphere and Speed Chapter 6: Aircraft Instruments and Systems Chapter 7: Performance and Flight Planning Chapter 8: Meteorology and Weather Recognition Chapter 9: Flight Operations and Technique Chapter 10: Human Performance Chapter 11: Type-Specific Questions Index
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About Gary V. Bristow

GARY V. BRISTOW (Surrey, England) is an airline pilot. His own interviewing experiences made him realize how valuable a book such as this would be in advancing a pilot's career.
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