Judy Tarver - President - Pilot Counseling Services | FAPA.aero | Meet the Coaches | Pilot Interview Coaches and Mentors

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Coach - Judy Tarver

President - Pilot Counseling Services

Phone: (817) 521-3524
Email: judy@pilotcounseling.com

Pilot Counseling Services is offering FAPA members a $25 discount on its interview preparation services. As a recognized expert in the field, Ms. Tarver and her team are able to provide insightful and useful feedback to give pilots an edge in planning and pursuing their career as a pilot.
 
For over 39 years she has worked as an aviation consultant, writer and speaker specializing in the field of pilot selection and recruitment. She was Manager of Pilot Recruitment for American Airlines where she was responsible for facilitating the hiring of over 7,100 airline pilots and has consulted with several major air carriers and other aviation associations such as the Air Line Pilots Association and the University Aviation Association. She has worked on several FAA committees that related to pilot selection and was a presenter at the NTSB Conference on Professionalism in Aviation.
 
Tarver and her interview preparation team assisted greater than 1,000 pilots during the ten years she was vice president of global strategies for FAPA.aero.
 
Tarver is the author of Flight Plan to the Flight Deck:  Strategies for a Pilot Career and several magazine articles that have appeared in Aviation for Women, Flight Training, Air Line Pilot and Airline Pilot Careers. She recently released her new book Expert Witness: Wrongful Death, which is available at Amazon.com.

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Captain Andy Simonds

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Captain AndySimonds

In 1980, Captain Andy Simonds first soloed in a beat-up fire-prone Cessna 152 Aerobat in Madison, Wisconsin.   After a tour in general aviation as a CFI and Part 135 charter pilot, Andy started collecting uniforms from American Eagle, TWA, Airborne Express and, finally, American Airlines where he is currently a Chief Pilot in NY and a captain on the A-320.  Whether left seat, right seat, back seat or jumpseat he never met an airplane he didn't like.  Andy would fly all airplanes to which somebody (who had the guts) gave him the keys including Metroliners, Jetstreams, DC-9, B-727, B-737, B-757, B-767 and the Airbus 319/321.

Client Testimonials

Anonymous

Hired at US Airways

Judy and all at FAPA, Thank you all very much for your help and support. I was just hired at US Airways! I appreciate being a FAPA member for such a long time and finally having my dream come to fruition. You are wonderful at what you do and I profusely thank you!! A special thank you to Judy - You are an amazing woman, deserving of many gifts. Thank you for your Skype-preps, they made all the difference in the world. Thank you Thank you Thank you!!