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Old 17th Jun 2016, 12:25
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Oxford Aviation Academy Prep

Hello guys,

is there anyone preparing for admission at OAA for the APP First Officer? IŽd like to know if anyone has any hints as to how to best prepare for the assessment (websites, books, etc) because the information provided here in the forums seems to be a little outdated!
The assessment has been modified last year to the ADAPT test, could anyone shed some light on it?
Any help would be greatly appreciated, cheers!
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Old 17th Jun 2016, 15:22
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Can not remember fully but the maths was not to bad, physics a bit harder than the maths and the adapt you just really need to pay attention to what is being asked and show you are capable of improving. Sorry this is a bit breif but it is all I can remember
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Thanks for the info RascoFlyer, Would you have any suggestions of where to practice the necessary material that is covered by the physics test? Also, they state they will conduct a "technical test", is this the physics test?
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I went on the skills assessment in February and passed. Once you have booked a place you should be sent an e-mail with a breakdown of how the day will go. This pretty much covers everything and there aren't any curveballs during the day.

I used PilotAptitudeTest and whilst it wasn't that similar I do think it helped my to practise the same skills that they were testing. I have heard more Ppruners recommend SkyTest since passing though, so perhaps look there. I also used BBC GCSE Bitesize, and whilst it prepared me well for the maths test and mostly for the physics, it did miss a topic that was asked in the physics test. It was one of the harder questions, which are worth the most points. Unfortunately I can't remember what the question was so can't help you there.

I hope that helps but if you have any questions feel free to ask and I'll try and answer them.
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Can anyone whos done it here give a detailed explination of what to expect amd to share the outcome of thier assesment .Many thanks
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Originally Posted by am111 View Post
I went on the skills assessment in February and passed. Once you have booked a place you should be sent an e-mail with a breakdown of how the day will go. This pretty much covers everything and there aren't any curveballs during the day.

I used PilotAptitudeTest and whilst it wasn't that similar I do think it helped my to practise the same skills that they were testing. I have heard more Ppruners recommend SkyTest since passing though, so perhaps look there. I also used BBC GCSE Bitesize, and whilst it prepared me well for the maths test and mostly for the physics, it did miss a topic that was asked in the physics test. It was one of the harder questions, which are worth the most points. Unfortunately I can't remember what the question was so can't help you there.

I hope that helps but if you have any questions feel free to ask and I'll try and answer them.
Hi there, how long until you got a verdict about your assessment? Thanks!
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ADAPT Tests

As there is discussion of ADAPT tests here we thought it would be useful to clarify a few points.

The ADAPT tests are widely used for selection at airlines and ahead of flight training programs. The ADAPT test battery varies per airline or training school, however, if you want to familiarise yourself with the ADAPT tests including FAST, Ball Game, Maths, Physics and cognitive reasoning, you can access them on our ecommerce site to help you know what to expect before your assessment day. Each test contains randomly generated questions and will be unique, allowing you to practice and revise as much as you feel would be helpful on each individual subject. If you are unsure what tests you will be taking on the day of your assessment I recommend that you contact the training school, company or airline and ask them so that you know which ones to practice. Please note we are aware of other websites claiming to offer preparation for the ADAPT tests – these are in no way affiliated with Symbiotics and the tests available from these sites are not our ADAPT tests that you will be taking on your assessment day. We do not have resellers, distributors or partners. All the best on your assessment day and future career in aviation and if you have any questions about the ADAPT tests we’ll be happy to help, please message us on here and we will be happy to respond to your queries.

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