FAPA.aero | Pilot Interview Preparation - Why FAPA.aero

Interview Prep

Military Pilots - Why FAPA.aero

Specializing in Military Pilot Transitioning to Civilian Flying

For over 40 years, FAPA has helped hundreds of military aviators transition into civilian flying. We understand the fundamental differences between life in the military and in the civilian sector. With FAPA on your team, you'll be provided unmatched support and access to experts who have hired and coached both military and civilian pilots during every hiring cycle since 1978.

We invite you to learn about our Interview Coaches and why we're some of the most qualified individuals for the job.

FAPA has proven our ability to successfully prepare hundreds of military aviators.
-Conducted interview preps for over 1,000 military aviators.
-Held several workshops and seminars at Air Force bases and Navy stations across the U.S.
-Collectively, our Interview Coaches have hired over 15,000 pilots in their previous pilot hiring careers.

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Meet the FAPA team

Thomas Smith, MBA, CFP®

Vice President - FAPA Financial Services

ThomasSmith, MBA, CFP®

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional with undergraduate business degree from The University of Toledo, Master’s degree in business and finance from Arizona State University, and personal financial planning certificate from Kennesaw State University.  Started professional career as stockbroker with Merrill Lynch and spent 15 years as a Vice President of fixed income securities with both The First Boston Corporation and Lehman Brothers. Experienced individual income tax preparer with H&R Block.  Entrepreneurial and administrative credentials include founding principle and Chief Financial Officer of startup environmental contracting company. Tom lives in Marietta, Georgia with his spouse of 40 years, Julie Smith, and they have three adult children and four grandchildren.

Client Testimonials

Charles D.

Hired at Delta Air Lines

...Thank you for all the help getting my job at Delta. I will continue to recommend Judy to all of my buddies as they exit the military.