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McGraw Hill Ace the Technical Pilot Interview

McGraw Hill Ace the Technical Pilot Interview
McGraw Hill Ace the Technical Pilot Interview
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Comprehensive Q&A reference book for technical pilot interviews.
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Comprehensive Q&A reference book for technical pilot interviews.

Succeeding in the professional pilot world means utilizing every advantage you have to stand out from the cutthroat competition. One extremely valuable way to get an edge on the hordes of other applicants is to outshine them on the technical interview. To help you succeed here, author Gary Bristow has assembled a comprehensive tech prep manual that covers a wealth of critical interview questions.

In 11 major chapters, further subdivided into 71 categories, Bristow presents nearly 1,000 questions & answers that have been asked at 25 global airlines. The material is supplemented with 66 technical illustrations to ensure complete understanding of the subject matter at hand. Besides increasing your technical knowledge, resource will help you become more confident responding to interviewers' questions, which will further give you a leg up on the competition. 346 pages of priceless knowledge to help you secure a seat on the flight deck.

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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 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?
  • Why does an aircraft descend quicker when it's lighter?
  • What is a fail operational autopilot/landing system?
  • What is an assumed/flexible temperature?
    You could if you had this book!

    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


    Chapter 1: Aerodynamics
  • Forces/Aerofoils
  • Lift
  • Drag
  • Weight and Aircraft Momentum
  • Swept Wing
  • Speed
  • Stalls
  • Instability
  • Control Surfaces

    Chapter 2: Engines
  • Applied Laws
  • Piston Engines
  • Propellers
  • Jet/Gas Turbine Engines
  • Engine Fire Detection and Protection Systems

    Chapter 3: Jet & Propeller Aircraft Differences

    Chapter 4: Navigation
  • Chart Navigation
  • Airborne Navigation Equipment
  • Ground Navigation Systems
  • Radar

    Chapter 5: Atmosphere and Speed
  • Atmosphere
  • Speed

    Chapter 6: Aircraft Instruments and Systems
  • Pressure Flight Instruments
  • Gyroscopic Flight Instruments
  • Magnetism and Compass Instruments
  • Radio Instruments
  • Advanced Flight Instruments
  • Radio Communications Systems
  • Avoidance Systems
  • Flight Management and Auto Flight Systems
  • Aircraft Systems
  • Aircraft Electrical Systems

    Chapter 7: Performance and Flight Planning
  • Loading
  • Takeoff and Climb
  • Enroute Performance and Flight Planning
  • Descent and Landing

    Chapter 8: Meteorology and Weather Recognition
  • Heat and Temperature
  • Moisture and Clouds
  • Storms and Precipitation
  • Winds
  • Air Masses/Pressure Systems/Fronts
  • Turbulence
  • Icing
  • Visibility
  • Climatology
  • Weather Forecasts and Reports

    Chapter 9: Flight Operations and Technique
  • Flight Operations
  • Instrument Flight Rules (Instrument Procedures and Flight Technique)
  • Radiotelephony
  • Air Law
  • Adverse Weather Recognition and Flight Technique
  • Adverse Conditions Flight Technique

    Chapter 10: Human Performance

    Chapter 11: Type-Specific Questions
  • Aircraft
  • Engines
  • Operations

    Author: Gary V. Bristow
    Format: Softcover, 346 pages, B/W drawings and diagrams, Indexed
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