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Eurocontrol Testing and Interviews

Old 31st Jul 2016, 00:37
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Well, I'm portuguese and I decided to apply there
Yes, being an ATC or just flying in VATSIM helped me A LOT when I had to learn those materials!
Myself, I just got the groung qualification to control LPPT (Lisbon) and I can say that I'm glad I did my VATSIM training during NATS selection tests!
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Old 31st Jul 2016, 08:23
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Vatsim and such show that you are interested in aviation, but I'd suggest you get a GPL or PPL, they help you a lot during the basic training. EC teaches you everything from scratch and learning "wrong ways" can do more harm than good.

Eurocontrol has only one operational unit, Maastricht UAC (above FL245 over Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and NW Germany). We don't do approach.

Good luck!
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Old 1st Aug 2016, 11:52
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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)
Sometimes they're neither!
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Old 1st Aug 2016, 23:37
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What do you mean?
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Old 4th Aug 2016, 19:01
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When I went to do my Phase 2 at Eurocontrol the controller told us that Eurocontrol was responsible for Eindhoven approach. I might be wrong, but I'm almost sure about this.
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Old 4th Aug 2016, 20:59
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Oh so you also tried in Eurocontrol ?
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Old 4th Aug 2016, 23:03
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I did, but I failed Phase 2.
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Old 5th Aug 2016, 13:49
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Originally Posted by oscar6662 View Post
What do you mean?
You don't have to be passionate about aviation to be an atco.
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Old 5th Aug 2016, 16:33
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Originally Posted by MNAsantos View Post
When I went to do my Phase 2 at Eurocontrol the controller told us that Eurocontrol was responsible for Eindhoven approach. I might be wrong, but I'm almost sure about this.
Definitely not. MUAC doesn't control any airspace below F245. Eindhoven is a military airfield and controlled by RNLAF using the same system as MUAC but from a remote location.
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Old 7th Aug 2016, 20:12
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Hello. I would like to ask a few things that are bothering me.
1. Are the checkpoints of DART in the FEAST test positioned just like in the skytest?
2. Is density of the air traffic similar, compared with skytest's level 3 and the real thing?
3. I do not find it comfortable at all, when a new aircraft appears with the same altitude and the absolutely same spot, where my aircraft is. Is that a bug of the skytest? New planes are getting from nowhere which leads to catastrophic end.

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Old 22nd Aug 2016, 10:49
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Has anyone been invited for Phase 2 yet?
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Old 22nd Aug 2016, 12:54
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Originally Posted by mbucholski View Post
Has anyone been invited for Phase 2 yet?
Unlikely to be any progress just yet...it's August, outside the ops environment the place is like a ghost town.
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Old 24th Sep 2016, 11:56
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Where is multipass used? I can clearly understand that Romania is one of the places, but where else?
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Old 1st Oct 2016, 21:15
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Hi,

does anybody know where I start with retesting after two years?

At that point I failed or do I have to do all tests again?

Thanks in advance!
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Old 2nd Oct 2016, 12:29
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Hi. So I'm interested in taking the Feast test..I searched through the comments but I haven't find what I need..my question is.. is there a website or something where I can do some preparation/simulation for this Feast test? Thank you!
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Old 10th Oct 2016, 12:44
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There's plenty of discussion on the topic earlier in this thread.
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Old 11th Oct 2016, 11:51
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I will have my FEAST 1 test in Switzlerland on Thursday but apart from "look into older threads "or "use the search function" there's not much information on FEAST 1 here in the board, and those older threads either don't contain information on FEAST 1 or they say there's nothing to prepare for.

Well, I would appreciate it to know what I should expect. Will there be specific physics questions? Or math exercises?

How about mental calculation?
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Old 12th Oct 2016, 09:00
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Even the English Wikipedia has an extensive article on the contents of FEAST. It really is easy to find the information you want, all it takes is some initiative. Those other threads are correct, by the way; you can't prepare for a test that tests largely innate abilities. Get some quality rest the night before, eat a nice breakfast, try to relax. If you have what they're looking for, you will pass the test. Simple as that.
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Old 14th Nov 2016, 15:01
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Hey everyone!

I am just curious if there is anybody who has passed or ever faced Phase 2 of their testing? I mean the one which is going after FEAST 2.
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Old 14th Nov 2016, 15:55
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Originally Posted by MickMannock View Post
Hey everyone!

I am just curious if there is anybody who has passed or ever faced Phase 2 of their testing? I mean the one which is going after FEAST 2.
For Eurocontrol at MUAC?
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