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NATS interview process

Old 12th Jul 2008, 20:52
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Major airfields have a double letter at the end of their designator.

EGLL - Heathrow
EGKK - Gatwick
EGCC - Manchester
EGFF - Cardiff
and so on.

That's about the only thing I've noticed. There are geographical groupings, but they're loosely based. Newcastle - NT, Humberside - NJ and NV that I can never remember. But then Leeds is NM and if my geography serves me correctly and it does tend to get hazy north of Watford it's West from that lot
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Old 12th Jul 2008, 21:00
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aewaite17,

I've just had so much fun playing some games on the NATS careers website They are new to me - I've never come across them before, so wonder if they are new to everyone?!

The games relate to some of the computer tests you'll have to do at your stage 2 - so it's well worth having a look. NATS Games

Also, read through this thread - quite a few people give their experience of the computer tests.
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Old 12th Jul 2008, 21:01
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ICAO codes can make very little sense... esp here in UK. I find that if you try a little mnemonic for the less obvious ones they tend to stick. Some of the ones i have/had make absolutely no sense but it works... EGHD - High Definition - Plymouth. Don't ask how...

Practice for the stage 2 computer tests... a good nights sleep? you either have good reactions and spatial awareness or you don't really.

Best of luck though
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Old 13th Jul 2008, 08:27
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EGLK - Lorraine Kelly - Blackbushe
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Old 13th Jul 2008, 10:08
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Hey guys, was just wondering if anyone else has their stage 1 interviews in manchester on the 30th july?? x
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Old 13th Jul 2008, 10:16
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EGLK - Lorraine Kelly - Blackbushe
The only way I can remember it too
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Old 13th Jul 2008, 12:59
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EGNV - No Virgins - Durham Tees Valley.
 
Old 13th Jul 2008, 13:09
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EGPF- Poor F***ers - Glasgow.....
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Old 13th Jul 2008, 17:24
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i think i brought up a subject that is only going to go in one direction from here...
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Old 13th Jul 2008, 18:01
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EGBJ, a girl I met from GLOUCESTER who was very welcoming ( Ibiza when I was 17! LOL)
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Old 14th Jul 2008, 15:43
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EGDL - Des Lynham, Lyneham
EGDG - Dude's gone surfing - St Mawgan
EGNR - Nice and rigid - Hawarden
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Old 14th Jul 2008, 16:23
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Mr Red, maybe it was that girl's mother (an ATC Assistant) who told me how to remember EGBJ and EGHJ!
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Old 14th Jul 2008, 16:30
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EGHR - Horseracing... Goodwood.
Tentacles, Could you explain post 1198? Does Lorraine Kelly actually live near Blackbushe?
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Old 14th Jul 2008, 16:33
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A couple of football related ones-

Liverpool EGGP- Gerrard Plays,
Leeds EGNM- Nigel Martin,
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Old 14th Jul 2008, 16:44
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Tentacles, Could you explain post 1198? Does Lorraine Kelly actually live near Blackbushe?
Eh? Is that a wah?

blackBUSH
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Old 14th Jul 2008, 18:57
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Reapplying

Hey guys,

Just a quickie about reapplying as a Trainee ATCO. I've just logged into my old account from last year in the Recruitment bit but can't see a link to "Reapply", do I have to register anew again and create a fresh account? Or can I use the existing one?

Thanks!

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Old 14th Jul 2008, 20:39
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Just re-register. Thats what I did the second time around.
 
Old 14th Jul 2008, 21:03
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Negative Birdie, I have checked in both Pooley's and the UK AIP. It is definitely BLACKBUSHE,--with an 'e'.
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Old 15th Jul 2008, 11:00
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EGNT Northern Tossers: Newcastle
EGNH: Northern Holidays: Blackpool
EGLC: London City (dull)
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Old 15th Jul 2008, 16:53
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Personality Test

Hi All,

Have just completed the wonderful SHL online personality test, somehow feel like I have been phsycoanalysed to death.....NATS probably know more about me than I do

Anyone else just done the test at the moment?

Evil evil test
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