|Quoting Saintsman (reply 7):|
Your examiner is going to know just about everything there is to know so number one is don't bullshit. If you don't know, say so but its best to have an idea where you can find the info. You aren't expected to know everything. Digging yourself a hole by making out you do know will not help your cause at all.
My oral was very much a learning experience. I picked up several things I didn't know. Impress him with what you do know and with what you want to know. I got lots of points by telling him that I still had lots to learn if I was going to become a really safe pilot.
A. He does not actually know the answer and is hoping you can tell him.
B. He has the answer right in front of him and wants to see if you know.
|Quoting PPGMD (reply 11):|
One area I would bone up on, would be anything you missed on your written, I know many DEs like to see if you actually spent time after the written and studied up on those topics.
Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe
Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days
Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit
Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior
Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft
Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials
Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions
Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin
Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon
Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos
Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft
Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries
Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground
Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos