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TI 3VOM
10-11-2011, 06:59 PM
i have an interview coming up for Horizon. After looking through all the gouges, it looks like they ask quite a few questions on 121 flight/duty time limitations, and takeoff/alternate minimums. Do I need to know them all for domestic, flag, and supplemental? Or just focus on one? It seems like it always says that the OpsSpecs will be different from the standard regs anyway.


STLaviator
10-11-2011, 07:08 PM
It seems like it always says that the OpsSpecs will be different from the standard regs anyway.

That's usually true that the OpsSpecs differ slightly from the regs, but from my experiences, the airline isn't looking for you to know what their OpsSpecs state. I don't have any personal knowledge of Horizon's interview process, but the airlines whose processes I do know, the interviewer wants to determine if you have a general understanding or a working knowledge of what the regs state and how they would be applied. They know that they'll need to train you on their specifics from the OpsSpecs, so they're checking to see if you have a solid foundation that they can build upon. Hopefully that helps you a little and maybe someone with Horizon-specific knowledge can provide more information.

rickair7777
10-12-2011, 02:19 AM
I would tend to focus on domestic, since that will be 99.5% of what horizon does. They probably do a teeny bit of supplemental but I doubt any flag ops.


TI 3VOM
10-12-2011, 04:57 AM
I would tend to focus on domestic, since that will be 99.5% of what horizon does. They probably do a teeny bit of supplemental but I doubt any flag ops.

Thanks. That is what I thought.

ASA514
10-12-2011, 09:32 AM
@TI 3VOM
when did they call you and when is your interview?

TI 3VOM
10-12-2011, 02:39 PM
Got a call yesterday. Interview is scheduled for Nov. 2nd.

AF2Navy
10-12-2011, 11:48 PM
If you are leaving the military and making the transition are you expected to cram the 121 rules for an interview? Or do they understand you haven't flown under that reg yet?

rickair7777
10-13-2011, 02:02 AM
If you are leaving the military and making the transition are you expected to cram the 121 rules for an interview? Or do they understand you haven't flown under that reg yet?

Better cram. There are study guides.

pete2800
10-22-2011, 08:51 AM
I just went through an interview at Horizon on Wednesday the 19th, so my input is based on that.

For the technical things, I would say you should know at least a good portion of what 121 says about some of the more prominent subject area. Everything regarding alternates for takeoff or arrival, fuel requirements, O2 requirements, duty time requirements....

There were multiple questions regarding the above areas, but it shouldn't be that bad as long as you've been studying. If you know your instrument stuff, you should be alright.

Good luck!