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Eurocontrol Testing and Interviews

Old 25th May 2016, 09:03
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bafta tuturor! i'm next week!
how was the exam?
was in 2 parts, DART and Multipass? what is multipass about? any tips...

sper ne vedem la o bere in Constanta!

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Old 30th May 2016, 23:44
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hi!
if we will be successful al FEAST 2, when we'll leave for Constanta?
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Old 4th Jun 2016, 20:43
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do you know when we'll have the results?
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Old 5th Jun 2016, 07:45
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Hi, I took last week FEAST 2 at Romatsa in Romania.

At the DART part, I had a conflict at the 4th exercise, a long conflict at the 5th exercise and a small conflict at the 6th exercise. I also might have missed a few sums.

With 3-4 conflicts and 2-3 sums missed, how would you rate my chances to pass DART?
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Old 5th Jun 2016, 23:28
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I had a conflict, a reset a missed 2 or 3 sums. If you haven't crashed a plane that's good! But sums are really importante as well... If you missed more than 1/4 you might be in a bad spot...
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Old 6th Jun 2016, 00:03
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do you know of anyone who crashed planes ? I think it's hard to say much about how they will rate our performance, and how many of which are "needed" to pass, it's just...unclear for us. All we know is that one is more important than the other, but by how much ?We have to trust the system
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Old 6th Jun 2016, 02:43
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I know 2 girls that crashed planes (one crashed 2 and the other crashed one) and they both failed, so I'm sure that crashing is not a good thing...
I believe I can say that the order of importance is this one:
1. Crashing aircraft;
2. Sums;
3. Resets;
4. Collision warnings.
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Old 6th Jun 2016, 08:02
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When airplanes are crashing do they disappear from the radar? Do you hear a bang or something in the headsets?I had 2 airplanes with red one exactly near the other, but the altitude was different and ultimately I passed them all through the checkpoints.

Thank you
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Old 6th Jun 2016, 08:10
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If it is as you say it is then we should be cleared for a good result.Good luck to you all

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Old 6th Jun 2016, 12:13
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Originally Posted by Kravi754 View Post
When airplanes are crashing do they disappear from the radar? Do you hear a bang or something in the headsets?I had 2 airplanes with red one exactly near the other, but the altitude was different and ultimately I passed them all through the checkpoints.

Thank you
Well that was a fail for me at MUAC in 2014, but good luck nevertheless.
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Old 14th Jul 2016, 13:43
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Still people in the running for ATCO at EUROCONTROL?
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Old 18th Jul 2016, 17:18
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Eurocontrol Feast test part 2

Hi,
Can anyone who has done feast test 2 eurocontrol, can tell us if the strip test was there?
Because no one ever mentioned the strip test.
Thanks
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Old 18th Jul 2016, 19:03
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Strip test has been replaced by DART (Dynamic ATC Radar test) few years ago, which is basically a radar vectoring exercise.
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Old 19th Jul 2016, 12:48
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Originally Posted by StuckMic View Post
Still people in the running for ATCO at EUROCONTROL?
Yeah. We'll see if the invitation for phase 2 comes through.
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Old 21st Jul 2016, 08:53
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thanks Matjako, then in feast 2 the only test is the Dart test. Good Luck to all and keep us updated.
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Old 22nd Jul 2016, 19:16
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Hello I am really new in this and the thing that atracts me is the autocontrol part. I am you going for 14teen and my dream is beeing an ATC the two posicions I love are gnd (Kennedy Steve is my ídol in that, hehe!) And the second one is radar and I discoverd eurocontrol. One of the requeriments is having a pro grade in school with maths. What and I am approaching the fase where I want languagecs cičncies or technologi. I dont know if that is what they want. (That optional part of the school is until 18)
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Old 29th Jul 2016, 18:30
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If you want to be an air traffic controller for eurocontrol bear in mind that you won't be controlling any aerodrome position. They only do some approach positions and center positions.
Although they only offer center and approach positions, their minimum requirements are almost the same as any other association asks for.
When turning 16 I went to high schoo and had to make that choice: languages, sciences or economics. I went for sciences because it has maths and physics, something that you need to have when applying to be an air traffic controller.
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Old 29th Jul 2016, 19:06
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Thanks a lot for replying.
Nice to here I dont need a university degree in history of aviation or something like that, because in spain(place where I currently live) few years ago there was a restriction when applying of needing to have a university degree in whatever. Yeah I knew they are not aerodrome pos. but eather I didnt know they served approach. One question that I have is: the people that pass the entry exams are they super mega clever you know like they can multiply super large numbers in one second and so one... Or are they just simply aviation enthustiasts with a suficient intigence that allows to multiply with time, a pen and a paper.( I am one of those 2d option)
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Old 30th Jul 2016, 14:03
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Well, all you need is to practice your brain, like playing tetris and such.
I can say it was difficult, but if you feel confident about yourself you can do it! I'm a huge aviation geek (I even have a virtual airline and I have over 700 hours of online flying) and it kind of made it a bit more easy (won't make a difference in Eurocontrol, but in NATS it will).
Well, I just got offered a place in NATS and I can tell you that it will be difficult, but it is rewarding!

Good luck!
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Old 30th Jul 2016, 14:35
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Once again thank you for replying. Ive been practicing arthimetics and I am starting to be really quick in 2 digits times 2 digits hehe! May be a bit exagerated but you know nothing will take away my ilusion of beeing an ATC. When you say aviation knowledge will not help in eurocontrol? Maybe beeing an ATC in Vatsim could help??? Never thought about NATS because Its like for only british people and would be pretty strange for pilots to here espanish accent in uk airspace ha ha!
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