Private Oral Exam Guide

Author: Michael D. Hayes
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics
ISBN: 1560279494
Release Date: 2012-07-01
Genre: Study Aids

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) administers oral as well as written exams for pilot certification and flight review. These exam guides teach applicants not only what to expect, but also how to exhibit subject mastery and confidence under scrutiny. In this series, the most consistent questions asked in each exam are provided in a question-and-answer format, with information sources for further study. Applicants facing the oral exams will benefit from the topics discussed and the further study materials provided, which have been updated to reflect important FAA regulatory, procedural, and training changes, including fundamentals of instruction, technical subject areas, an appendix with the latest version of the FAA's Advisory Circular (AC) 61-65, and now including a new chapter on Scenario-Based Training" by Arlynn McMahon (author of "Train Like You Fly")."

Instrument Oral Exam Guide

Author: Michael D. Hayes
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics
ISBN: 1560277572
Release Date: 2009-07-01
Genre: Study Aids

Written to help prepare pilot-license applicants for their oral exams with FAA examiners, this manual lists the questions most likely to be asked by examiners and provides succinct responses. This reference teaches applicants not only what to expect, but also how to exhibit subject mastery and confidence when under the examiner’s scrutiny. It also identifies the applicants' strengths, weaknesses, and gaps in their aeronautical knowledge, which increases study efficiency. This study guide is divided into four question-and-answer sections which examine flight planning, departure, en route, and arrival issues. Subtopics covered include preflight action for aircraft, the gyroscopic system, fundamentals of weather, and precision approaches. Revised to reflect important FAA regulatory, procedural, and training changes, this book has a new appendix detailing the Instrument Proficiency Check and an Internet element that provides additional tools and resources.

Certified Flight Instructor Oral Exam Guide

Author: Michael D. Hayes
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics
ISBN: 1560276908
Release Date: 2008-04-01
Genre: Study Aids

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) administers oral as well as written exams for pilot certification and flight review. These exam guides teach applicants not only what to expect, but also how to exhibit subject mastery and confidence under scrutiny. In this series, the most consistent questions asked in each exam are provided in a question-and-answer format, with information sources for further study. Applicants facing the oral exams will benefit from the topics discussed and the further study materials provided, which have been updated to reflect important FAA regulatory, procedural, and training changes, including fundamentals of instruction, technical subject areas, an appendix with the latest version of the FAA's advisory circular 61-65, and a new chapter on emergency operations.

Commercial Oral Exam Guide

Author: Michael D. Hayes
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics
ISBN: 1560277963
Release Date: 2010-04-01
Genre: Study Aids

Arranged in a question-and-answer format, a study tool for students and instructors preparing for the checkride or a general refresher.

Helicopter Pilot Oral Exam Guide

Author: Ryan Dale
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics
ISBN: 161954010X
Release Date: 2012-10-12
Genre: Study Aids

This indispensable tool prepares helicopter pilots for their one-on-one checkride with an FAA examiner. Answers to the most commonly asked questions, clarification on the requirements of the written and oral portions, and study material for the exam are provided, and topics covered include certification and documents, helicopter flight-controls, weight and balance, and emergency operations. This volume of the Oral Exam Guide Series is intended as a helicopter-specific supplement to—and is meant to be used along with—the corresponding Oral Exam Guide book for Private, Instrument, Commercial, CFI, or ATP, depending on the specific license the applicant is testing for. The material is presented in a question-and-answer format, providing the questions the FAA checkride examiners are most likely to ask along with comprehensive, easy-to-remember responses. This guide teaches not only what to expect on the helicopter pilot oral exam, but also how to exhibit subject mastery and confidence while under the examiner’s scrutiny.

Aircraft Dispatcher Oral Exam Guide

Author: David C. Ison
Publisher:
ISBN: 1619545675
Release Date: 2017-06-09
Genre: Transportation

The aircraft dispatcher is critical to air travel safety and a viable career option for many aviators. With this book, prepare for the FAA oral and practical exam to earn the Aircraft Dispatcher certificate.This book helps you prepare for the FAA oral and practical exam to earn the FAA's Aircraft Dispatcher certificate. Aircraft dispatchers are a critical link in air safety and a viable career option for many aviators. This exciting career path is experiencing tremendous growth, placing dispatchers in high demand as the worldwide increase in air travel continues.The FAA Practical Exam for Aircraft Dispatcher is equivalent in size and scope to the Air Transport Pilot oral exam that an airline captain must successfully complete. The Aircraft Dispatcher Oral Exam Guide by Dr. David C. Ison prepares applicants for the exam with an explanation of the certification process, knowledge requirements in a question-and-answer format, and reference materials for further study. It covers the aircraft dispatcher Practical Test Standard subject areas such as route planning, regulations, training and currency requirements, certification, responsibilities and authority, aviation weather, manuals and documents, as well as practical applications of all topics.The Aircraft Dispatcher Oral Exam Guide also provides current dispatchers with a thorough review for their annual proficiency checks, and is beneficial to airmen and aspiring airline pilots seeking a better understanding of dispatch flight operations. Author David C. Ison has been involved in the aviation industry for over 24 years, as a flight instructor and as an ATP for both regional and major airlines flying domestic and international routes. Dr. Ison is an Associate Professor of Aviation at Rocky Mountain College.

Multi Engine Oral Exam Guide

Author: Michael D. Hayes
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics
ISBN: 1560279664
Release Date: 2012-08-01
Genre: Study Aids

Study guide to help applicants pass the required FAA Oral & Practical Exam to obtain a pilot's license or advanced rating. It is like a preview of the FAA exam (or "checkride"), which is required by the FAA for all pilot license applicants, to be given by a checkride instructor, one-on-one with the student. But this guide is written for candidate pilots learning the basics associated with the license they seek, and for those getting ready to take their checkride, as well as licensed pilots who need a “brush-up” before their flight review. The major tradeshows and conferences for this audience include: Oshkosh, Sun 'n Fun, AOPA Expo. This audience reads AOPA Pilot, Flying Magazine, Flight Training, Plane & Pilot magazines. The oral and practical tests are required by the FAA for obtaining pilot licenses to fly, so these Oral Exam Guide books are indispensable to students pursuing pilot licenses. Additional study questions are included at the conclusion of each chapter to further aid learning. Answers were researched using FAA documents as well as interviews with FAA examiners, and are supported by references throughout so readers know where they can go to learn more. Also includes an “Applicant’s Practical Test Checklist,” a handy reminder sheet for what to take with you and how to prepare for the day of the oral exam and checkride. Also by Michael Hayes: Private Oral Exam Guide, Instrument Oral Exam Guide, Airline Transport Pilot Oral Exam Guide, Multi-Engine Oral Exam Guide, Certified Flight Instructor Oral Exam Guide.

Commercial Pilot Oral Exam Guide

Author: Michael D. Hayes
Publisher: Oral Exam Guide
ISBN: 1619546248
Release Date: 2018-01-02
Genre: Transportation

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) administers oral as well as written exams for pilot certification and flight review. These exam guides teach applicants not only what to expect, but also how to exhibit subject mastery and confidence under the scrutiny of the FAA Examiner. In this series, the most consistent questions asked in each exam are provided in a question-and-answer format, with information sources for further study. Applicants facing the Commercial Pilot oral exams will benefit from the topics discussed and the further study materials provided in this Commercial edition, which have been updated to reflect important FAA regulatory, procedural, and training changes. It also contains a chapter on the currently hot FAA topic of "scenario-based training" (SBT), written by Arlynn McMahon (author of "Train Like You Fly"). It provides insight into these more-complex questions on how to demonstrate one's grasp of the practical application of flight training. Scenario-based questions are now an integral part of FAA Oral & Practical Exams. A new appendix discussing the FAA categories of aircraft carriage has been added: AC 120-12, "Private Carriage vs. Common Carriage of Persons or Property."

Sport Pilot Checkride

Author: Paul Hamilton
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics
ISBN: 1560277262
Release Date: 2008-03-01
Genre: Study Aids

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) checkride for sport pilots consists of two aspects—an oral questioning and a flight check—and this reference prepares readers for passing the certification process for three types of light sport aircraft (LSA)—airplane, weight-shift control, and powered parachute—as well as for Sport Pilot Instructor and the biennial Flight Review. The information offered gives students the help they need by listing the questions from the oral questioning portion of the exam and providing succinct, easy-to-follow responses. Continuing with practical checklists, tips, and techniques readers can use during the in-flight portion of the test, this guidebook is an indispensable tool in both planning for what to expect when tested and for mastering the subject matter needed to pass.

Instrument Pilot Oral Exam Guide

Author: Michael D. Hayes
Publisher: Oral Exam Guide
ISBN: 1619545985
Release Date: 2017-08-08
Genre: Transportation

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) administers oral as well as written exams for pilot certification and flight review. These exam guides teach applicants not only what to expect, but also how to exhibit subject mastery and confidence under the scrutiny of the FAA Examiner. In this series, the most consistent questions asked in each exam are provided in a question-and-answer format, with information sources for further study. Applicants facing the Instrument Rating oral exams will benefit from the topics discussed and the further study materials provided in this Instrument edition, which have been updated to reflect important FAA regulatory and procedural changes, including new or updated "Airman Certification Standards" technical subject areas. Also contains a chapter on the currently hot topic of "scenario-based training" (SBT), written by Arlynn McMahon (author of "Train Like You Fly"). It provides insight into these more-complex questions on how to demonstrate one's grasp of the practical application of flight training. Scenario-based questions are now an integral part of FAA Oral & Practical Exams, and FAA examiners are using them more and more often.

Private Pilot Oral Exam Guide

Author: Michael D. Hayes
Publisher: Oral Exam Guide
ISBN: 1619544598
Release Date: 2017-02-14
Genre: Transportation

Updated to reflect vital FAA regulatory, procedural, and training changes, this indispensable tool prepares private pilots for the "checkride" with an FAA examiner. It answers the most common questions asked by examiners, clarifies the requirements of the written and oral portions, and presents practice questions from the exam with a reference to the specific information source from where the answer may be derived. An appendix with a "Practical Test Checklist" is included. The main body of questions is written in a Q & A format, with the questions that checkride examiners are most likely to ask along with comprehensive, easy-to-remember responses. This guide teaches not only what to expect on the private pilot oral exam, but also how to exhibit subject mastery and confidence while under the examiner's scrutiny.

Airline Transport Pilot Oral Exam Guide

Author: Michael D. Hayes
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics
ISBN: 1619541599
Release Date: 2014-05-08
Genre: Study Aids

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires oral as well as written exams for pilot certification and flight review, and this guide teaches applicants not only what to expect on the test, but also how to exhibit subject mastery and confidence while under tough examiner scrutiny. In this test-preparation guide, the most frequently asked questions on the Airline Transport Pilot Oral Exam and their answers are provided along with sources for further study. License applicants who must pass this exam will benefit from the additional materials in this updated edition, including the latest FAA information and procedures that pilots need in order to be current with all FAA regulations. All the subjects an ATP candidate will be tested on during checkrides, career interviews, and aircraft transition rides are covered. Chapters are dedicated to turbine aircraft theory, performance and limitations, airline operational procedures, aeronautical decision making (ADM) and crew resource management (CRM), regulations, and instrument procedures. The book concludes with 2 appendices with the questions and answers candidates can expect on an airline-type checkride concerning aircraft systems and limitations, specific to the Beechcraft 1900C aircraft, so pilots can learn the basic components and principles for the type of turboprop aircraft found in many of today’s regional airline fleets. This section may also be used as a workbook, with space provided so readers can reference their airplane operating manual to fill in the blanks to the same questions asked about the BE1900C.

Practical Guide to the CFI Checkride

Author: Gregg Brightwell
Publisher: Practical Exam Guide
ISBN: 1619547074
Release Date: 2018-08-11
Genre: Transportation

Clarifies in "plain language" exactly what flight instructor applicants must know and demonstrate during the oral portion of the FAA Practical Exam, eliminating any surprise about examiner expectations.

Aviation Instructor s Handbook

Author: Federal Aviation Administration
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 9781602397774
Release Date: 2009-09
Genre: Transportation

The Aviation Instructor's Handbook was developed by the FAA in order to help beginning ground instructors, flight instructors, and aviation maintenance instructors understand the basics of flight instruction. This handbook provides aviation instructors with up-to-date information on learning and teaching, and how to relate this information to the task of teaching aeronautical knowledge and skills to students. Experienced aviation instructors will also find the updated information useful for improving their effectiveness in training activities.