Claudette Carroll - Director of Pilot Career Services | FAPA.aero | Meet the Coaches | Pilot Interview Coaches and Mentors

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Coach - Claudette Carroll

Director of Pilot Career Services

Phone: 800-JET-JOBS
Email: claudette@fapa.aero

Claudette Carroll joined the FAPA.aero team in March 2010 as Director of Pilot Career Services. After twenty years of service at American Eagle, Claudette retired and moved on to utilize her vast experience in pilot selection and recruitment. As Senior Pilot Recruiter at American Eagle, she was responsible for coordinating the hiring process, interviewing pilots and representing the Human Resource department at the Pilot Review Board. She was instrumental in facilitating the hiring of over 5,000 pilots during her tenure there.

Claudette has been a member of several industry advisory committees and was active in promoting collegiate aviation bridge programs helping many aspiring pilots achieve their dreams. She loves mentoring pilots and will be instrumental in assisting FAPA.aero in the goal of promoting flying as a career.

In her role at FAPA.aero, Claudette will be working with companies and pilots to provide the most comprehensive, up-to-date information in the industry.

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Louis Smith

Chairman and President of FAPA.aero

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Louis Smith, President of FAPA.aero, is a retired Northwest Airlines captain, completing his career flying the DC-10 on international routes.  Outside of the cockpit, Smith's vision has long been in managing businesses whose primary mission focused on publishing and organizing information that would help current and aspiring commercial pilots succeed in their career--before and after landing the cockpit job. Getting a job in commercial aviation requires more than stick-and-rudder skills, and Smith has spent the past 42 years assisting pilots in reaching their career goals by providing a one-stop shop for the information required to stay on top of this dynamic and complex industry.

Client Testimonials

Anonymous

Hired at SkyWest Airlines

Hi Louis, Here's a quick note to say that my nephew's experience with the premium member FAPA interview preparations was excellent. He interviewed with SkyWest yesterday and was offered a job 45 minutes later. His CRJ class begins this month. He said that his mock interview and the suggestions he received from FAPA were quite valuable and that he was told that he "hit it out of the ballpark" on the HR portion of the interview. His father and I are so pleased that his aviation career is progressing so well.