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Old 21st Mar 2018, 11:32
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Join Date: May 2016
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There isn't a fixed date, but it's around 11,12 months from your failed assessment to get the call ( I don't know if they do always invite you again) .But my question is, with the new organization changes and the fact that they're offering RYR direct contracts, Are CAE and storm mckingley continue leading the selection proccess or is it RYR the one who will do it?

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Old 21st Mar 2018, 19:48
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Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Lisbon
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Hello guys

In January CAE sent me an email informing that I would receive a call from RYR. But I was on a type rating and told them that I was no longer interested. But when The conditions changed I asked to CAE via email that I am interested once again on the cadet programme. They should contact me soon or I need to wait one year?


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Old 22nd Mar 2018, 12:44
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Join Date: Mar 2018
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Originally Posted by yeahfly View Post
Anyone here who has the assessment 28th march?
I am also on 28th March
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Old 22nd Mar 2018, 20:07
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Join Date: Feb 2018
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Yes, I will be there as well. :-)
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Old 22nd Mar 2018, 20:37
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Anybody here on course FR1808 starting on the 14th of May? PM me if so!
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Old 22nd Mar 2018, 22:55
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Join Date: Mar 2018
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Originally Posted by CessNah View Post
Anybody here on course FR1808 starting on the 14th of May? PM me if so!
Me, tr in STN on 6th June?
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Old 23rd Mar 2018, 11:14
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Join Date: May 2017
Location: Madrid
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Originally Posted by voloteainterview View Post
Dear all,

Any one for the 1803 in Amsterdam starting the 23rd May?

If yes, PM me. It could be great to have a group.
voloteainterview

I cannot send you a PM for some weird reason (maybe you don't have the correct email privacy settings).

Here's the group we created a while ago for the CAE1803 in AMS (just erase the spaces in the url, I cannot post links)

www.facebook .com/groups/715097985546195/

Cheers!
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Old 23rd Mar 2018, 15:04
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FR1808

Originally Posted by golfsierra96 View Post
Me, tr in STN on 6th June?
Yep, me too!
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Old 24th Mar 2018, 16:38
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Join Date: Mar 2018
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Originally Posted by CessNah View Post
Anybody here on course FR1808 starting on the 14th of May? PM me if so!
I'm also on FR1808. Do you already have a group?
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Old 24th Mar 2018, 23:32
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Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: South West UK
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Originally Posted by danidada View Post
Hi guys,
I'm 36 (this year 37) with no previous experience in aviation, I've just finished my training and I'm gonna do the assessment in a few weeks.
So, in my case age wasn't a factor.

Cheers!
Thank you for the words of encouragement. I won't be able to afford the training until I'm into my thirties, so, to see yourself experiencing success at a similar age group strikes confidence into my own belief about my future chances.
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Old 25th Mar 2018, 12:22
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Join Date: Jul 2015
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Quick feedback from my assessment.
Most of it is as a lot of other people described, so I won't go into detail, but I will mention what surprised me.

In my sim I was at east midlands, cleared to join the hold for the approach.
I brief PM to do a parallel entry as I have to set up, but I decide to help him out since we got cleared when we where really close and I didn't have time to brief him properly on the entry. Therefore I configure on the turn and outbound leg.
During outbound leg, I get smokes in the cabin, and this is che chicken and egg situation.

I had 2 choices:
A. Ask another hold, do a full DODAR/NITS, and then complete the race-track procedure
B. Continue on the outbound which being a racetrack leads to approach, and basically skip dodar and nits.
What I did: I replied the cabin crew "I will be back to you if there is time, but expect an emergency landing with evacuation on rwy" (so I didn't nits or dodar berofre that).
I Checked the aircraft was configured and took control, briefed PM on the remaining outbound leg and asked "are you familiar with this approach?" he said yes, so I gave basic info like inbound course, ils ident and calls i expected him to do, no time to brief go around and again, no DODAR, i just asked him if he agreed landing soon was best.
We went late for the turn, like 3nm late on the procedure and did not notify tower in the heat of the moment.
Intercepted ILS, pretty clean glideslope and landing.

The instructor looked pretty disappointed after this, and I didn't pass.

I chose this because they say "Treat it as a real flight", therefore I did what I would do again and again: save the passengers and don't stay 5 minutes holding with smokes which might choke, poison or burn the aircraft. I got down in 3 minutes making a dirty-ish procedure and reducing crm to minumum.

But since it is wrong, maybe somwoene doing the assessmene in the future wants to try and hold, do all the dodar process and land. He might then object that you wasted time, it's a catch 22 situation in my opinion, but that's all I have to say.

Apart from this, he didn't talk much at all during the sim, no instructions on pitch/power, he expected us to be on the ball and fully proficient without any help.

Departure was non standard clearance, turn during level off and he gave us accelerations, but nothing you wouldn't expect in an assessment.

Hope it helps.
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Old 25th Mar 2018, 18:18
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Join Date: Sep 2017
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Hi guys anyone taking the assessment the 29th of March ?
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Old 25th Mar 2018, 22:58
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Originally Posted by Yodax View Post

I chose this because they say "Treat it as a real flight", therefore I did what I would do again and again: save the passengers and don't stay 5 minutes holding with smokes which might choke, poison or burn the aircraft. I got down in 3 minutes making a dirty-ish procedure and reducing crm to minumum.
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At RYR you must always do PIOSEE and NITS briefing. If the plane crashes in to the mountain, or in this case simply disintegrates, so be it! Planes can't fly without briefings, briefings and more briefings.
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Old 26th Mar 2018, 10:22
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Join Date: Mar 2012
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Originally Posted by Fulvio91 View Post
Hi guys anyone taking the assessment the 29th of March ?
Good luck with your assessment. Just out of curiosity, when did you apply?

I sent my application on 9.3.18 and haven't heard back yet.
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Old 26th Mar 2018, 10:45
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Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Cork
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Hello

I have a question about something I saw in the sky instructor. It says, you will have to have one hour logged of ME in the last 6 months? Does this still apply? It doesn't say that in the CAE webpage..
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Old 26th Mar 2018, 16:05
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Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Hungary
Age: 26
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Originally Posted by Kinbo View Post
Good luck with your assessment. Just out of curiosity, when did you apply?

I sent my application on 9.3.18 and haven't heard back yet.
Just to inform you, I applied on the 7th of March( 2nd time after the closure of the APC program) and still only received the "application completed" e-mail last week.
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Old 26th Mar 2018, 17:42
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Join Date: Mar 2018
Location: Copenhagen
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Hey mate,

Have you received any mails yet? i got my application succesful mail the 21. of february too and i haven't heard anything further.
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Old 26th Mar 2018, 17:49
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Join Date: Dec 2011
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Hi guys,

I applied to Ryanair aprox a month ago. One week later i got an email from them saying were interested in my application and to update my documents.
Yesterday I finished uploading all documents and I replied to the email to let them know.
Today they emailed me "...Please note we will only contact candidates who are found suitable and selected by the airline to proceed to the next step in due course"
So i guess they are not interested anymore...
Someone else received this email?

Greetings!
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Old 26th Mar 2018, 20:27
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Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Hungary
Age: 26
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Originally Posted by adcast View Post
Hi guys,


Today they emailed me "...Please note we will only contact candidates who are found suitable and selected by the airline to proceed to the next step in due course"
So i guess they are not interested anymore...
Someone else received this email?

Greetings!
I guess it is included in every single mail from them, just as a reminder. It does not mean that they are not interested in your application but that they won't notify you if you are not selected to the next phase.
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Old 27th Mar 2018, 06:25
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Join Date: May 2007
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Indeed, that's a normal mail. No need to panic
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