Military Flight Aptitude Tests for Dummies

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  • Copyright: 2013-07-01
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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The easy way to score high on the military aptitude flight test The competition to become a military aviator is fierce. Candidates seeking entry into a military flight-training program must first score well on a complicated, service-specific flight aptitude test. Now, there s help! With practice exams and the most in-depth instruction on the market, Military Flight Aptitude Test For Dummies gives future pilots, navigators, and aviation officers everything they need to score high and begin a career in military aviation. Plain-English, in-depth instruction, and test-taking strategies for the various parts of each test Practice exams for each of the service-specific flight tests (AFOQT, AFAST, and ASTB) An overview of career options and paths to becoming an aviation officer Whether you're looking to purse an aviation career in the Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or the Coast Guard, Military Flight Aptitude Test For Dummies has you covered!

Author Biography

Terry J. Hawn is an Army Senior Aviator qualified in the AH-64 "Apache" helicopter and holds a civilian flight instructor license for both airplanes and helicopters. A pilot for over 40 years, Hawn has logged over 8,000 hours of flight time. Peter Economy is a bestselling author, coauthor, or ghostwriter of more than 55 books. He has written ten For Dummies books.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: So You Want to Be a Military Aviator 5

Chapter 1: Not Just a Job, an Adventure 7

Chapter 2: Taking a Look at Training Programs 29

Chapter 3: Understanding the Tests at a Glance 37

Chapter 4: Tackling Test Prep and Test-Taking Strategies 43

Part II: Sharpening Your Language and Math Skills 51

Chapter 5: Brushing Up on Language Skills 53

Chapter 6: Language Skills Practice Test 65

Chapter 7: Getting a Handle on Mathematics Review 79

Chapter 8: Mathematics Practice Test 99

Part III: Honing Your Science, Aeronautical, and Mental Skills 111

Chapter 9: Tackling Technical Information and Science Review 113

Chapter 10: Technical Information and Science Practice Test 139

Chapter 11: Basic Aeronautical Knowledge 155

Chapter 12: Basic Aeronautical Knowledge Practice Test 179

Chapter 13: Mastering Mental Skills Questions 185

Part IV: Practice Military Flight Aptitude Tests 199

Chapter 14: Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT) Practice Test 201

Chapter 15: Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT) Answers/Explanations 253

Chapter 16: Navy/Marine Corps/Coast Guard Aviation Selection Test Battery (ASTB) Practice Test 265

Chapter 17: Navy/Marine Corps/Coast Guard Aviation Selection Test Battery (ASTB) Answers/Explanations 307

Chapter 18: Army Selection Instrument for Flight Training (SIFT) Practice Test 319

Chapter 19: Army Selection Instrument for Flight Training (SIFT) Answers/Explanations 361

Part V: The Part of Tens 371

Chapter 20: Ten Things to Do Before You Take the Test 373

Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Maximize Your Score 379

Index 383

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