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Title:
Military flight aptitude tests
Author:
Wiener, Solomon, Colonel, AUSR̲et., 1915-2004.
Edition:
Fifth edition.
Publication Information:
Lawrenceville, NJ : Thomas/Arco, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
v, 372 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
"Special thanks to Major Scott Ostrow of the United States Air Force for his invaluable advice and support of this project"--T.p. verso.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780768910292
Format :
Book

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Summary

An exceptional study aid for armed services personnel--from all military branches--hoping for acceptance into flight training programs. Brimming with illustrations, photos, and diagrams for simulating in-flight practice, this is widely regarded as a complete and effective preparation guide.


Table of Contents

What This Book Will Do for Youp. v
Part I Careers in Military Aviationp. 1
Chapter 1 Career Opportunities as Military Pilots, Navigators, or Flight Officersp. 2
Career Opportunities as a Commissioned Officerp. 2
General Qualification Requirements for a Commission Officerp. 2
Pathways to Becoming an Officerp. 3
Basic Officer Trainingp. 4
Rank, Pay, and Benefitsp. 5
Chapter 2 Military Aviationp. 8
Airplane Pilotsp. 8
Helicopter Pilotsp. 9
Airplane Navigatorsp. 10
Naval Flight Officersp. 10
Chapter 3 Service Information on Flight Training Programsp. 12
Air Forcep. 12
Armyp. 14
Navyp. 18
Marine Corpsp. 24
Coast Guardp. 27
Part II Military Flight Aptitude Testsp. 35
Chapter 4 General Test Informationp. 36
The Test Formatp. 36
Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT)p. 36
Alternate Flight Aptitude Selection Test (AFAST)p. 38
Navy and Marine Corps Aviation Selection Test Batteryp. 39
Composite Scoringp. 40
Chapter 5 Strategies for Preparing for and Taking Military Flight Aptitude Testsp. 42
Preparing for the Testp. 42
Guessingp. 43
Taking the Testp. 44
Part III Types of Questions Used in Military Flight Aptitude Testsp. 47
Chapter 6 The Kinds of Questions You'll Be Askedp. 51
Synonymsp. 51
Verbal Analogiesp. 52
Reading Comprehensionp. 54
Arithmetic Reasoningp. 62
Math Knowledgep. 63
Data Interpretationp. 65
Mechanical Comprehensionp. 68
Electrical Mazep. 72
Scale Readingp. 73
Instrument Comprehensionp. 75
Block Countingp. 84
Table Readingp. 86
Aviation Informationp. 87
Nautical Informationp. 92
Rotated Blocksp. 96
General Sciencep. 99
Hidden Figuresp. 100
Background Information--Self-Description--Biographical Inventoryp. 102
Complex Movementsp. 103
Cyclic Orientationp. 105
Spatial Apperceptionp. 110
Answers and Explanationsp. 118
Part IV Sample Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT)p. 127
Chapter 7 Sample Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT)p. 128
Answers and Explanationsp. 236
Part V Sample Army Alternate Flight Aptitude Selection Test (AFAST)p. 257
Chapter 8 Sample Army Alternate Flight Aptitude Selection Test (AFAST)p. 258
Answers and Explanationsp. 310
Part VI Specimen Navy and Marine Corps Aviation Selection Test Batteryp. 317
Chapter 9 Specimen Navy and Marine Corps Aviation Selection Test Batteryp. 318
Answers and Explanationsp. 365