Only the best prepared are chosen to start the highly competitive multimillion-dollar training programs that transform aspiring candidates into U.S. military aviators. This fully updated edition of Barron's Military Flight Aptitude Tests provides would-be aviators in all five U.S. armed services with the competitive edge they will need to score their best and maximize their chances of being selected This book is an effective, full-spectrum resource for officer candidates, ROTC cadets from all services, and current military members. Six full-length practice tests (two per service) with answers and explanations for every question get readers ready for the Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT), the Selection Instrument for Flight Training (SIFT), and the Navy/Marine Corps/Coast Guard Aviation Selection Test Battery (ASTB-E). Test overviews and detailed review sections give potential pilots the boost they need to rise to the top of the selection list, and most of the review subjects apply to all three tests. Successful aviation applicants strongly recommend working through every valuable review section, and the other services' tests are great for extra practice to reinforce your learning. Written by a veteran, joint qualified military officer and instructor, this book's review sections cover language skills, reading comprehension, math knowledge, arithmetic reasoning, mechanical comprehension, aviation and nautical technical information, science, and specific mental skills such as block counting, finding hidden figures, and spatial apperception. The author also coaches readers on effective study techniques, provides expanded information resources, and gives pilot candidates a thorough preview of how each test is structured and conducted.
From the front Cover Table of Contents: PART I: AVIATION AND THE ALL-VOLUNTEER AMERICAN MILITARY 1 Officers and Aviators, Professionals All 2 American Military Aviation PART II: TESTING FORMATS AND REVIEW INFORMATION 3 Test Information 4 Test-Taking Strategies, Tips, and Techniques 5 Language Review 6 Mathematics Review 7 Technical Knowledge 8 Science Review 9 Mental Skills PART III: FLIGHT APTITUDE PRACTICE TESTS 10 Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT) Practice Test #1 11 Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT) Practice Test #2 12 Army Selection Instrument for Flight Training (SIFT) Practice Test #1 13 Army Selection Instrument for Flight Training (SIFT) Practice Test #2 14 Navy/Marine Corps/Coast Guard Aviation Selection Test Battery (ASTB-E) Practice Test #1 15 Navy/Marine Corps/Coast Guard Aviation Selection Test Battery (ASTB-E) Practice Test #2 Abbreviations and Acronyms Bibliography Glossary Index