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Old 15th Jan 2023, 12:36
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Originally Posted by AbraKadabra.
Hi guys, they say we are not expected to go through the check list (example before landing checklist), or QRH (in emergency). They say just ďcall it outĒ. Can someone explain what they mean by that?
thanks
Well, I can only comment based on my assessment in which the calling out of the correct checklist for the correct flight phase was sufficient and the actual checklist does not have to be completed.
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Old 15th Jan 2023, 15:14
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Originally Posted by AbraKadabra.
Hi guys, they say we are not expected to go through the check list (example before landing checklist), or QRH (in emergency). They say just ďcall it outĒ. Can someone explain what they mean by that?
thanks
Hi,

Basically just call ďbefore takeoff checklistĒ etc the examiner will just shout ďdoneĒ.

All the best
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Old 15th Jan 2023, 20:58
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Hello guys!
I applied for Lauda cadet on the 16th of Dec and got nothing yet!
did anyone else apply for it?
and does anyone know if it's normal and/or if it's gonna take more time?

thanks in advance!
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Old 17th Jan 2023, 10:20
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Hi everyone,

Anyone knows how much time they are taking to give an answer once you've applied for their AFA cadet programme?

Thanks and good luck to everyone
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Old 17th Jan 2023, 11:14
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Hi guys, does it help attending the roadshows whilst you are still waiting for them to get back on the cadet application? Anyone had luck with this?
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Old 17th Jan 2023, 12:52
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I Want to share my assessment experience
So for those whom are waiting, please donít quit
I applied in beginning of September, received the online invitation in November and Dublin invitation in December to make the assessment in January.
I have just a regular MCC, we were 8 as usual, 4 of us had APS-MCC Ryanair Mentored.
We were paired with according with our experience.
HR Interview
Tech Interview.
The simulator, TNT 2N, cleared to 5000ft. Short brief, FD and AT on, at around 4000ft AT and FD disconnect. Fly SID, then intercept radials, accelerate to 310kts, decelerate to 230kts, descent to 3000 ft at 800ft/min. Step turn 45 deg. Stopped the sim and asked where we were in relation to the NDB, and which holding entry sector, to both of us. Then emergency and vectors for ils.
For my theoretical preparation i used the pilot assessment and for the sim i combined the info from the brief package and the pilot assessment information, then i made 3 simulator sessions in my own country, i didnít on the Ryanair recommended places, but all the other guys made on the recommended places.
I got a positive result in the days after.
I wish the best luck for you all.
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Old 18th Jan 2023, 04:31
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Originally Posted by Carpe_Diem11
I Want to share my assessment experience
So for those whom are waiting, please donít quit
I applied in beginning of September, received the online invitation in November and Dublin invitation in December to make the assessment in January.
I have just a regular MCC, we were 8 as usual, 4 of us had APS-MCC Ryanair Mentored.
We were paired with according with our experience.
HR Interview
Tech Interview.
The simulator, TNT 2N, cleared to 5000ft. Short brief, FD and AT on, at around 4000ft AT and FD disconnect. Fly SID, then intercept radials, accelerate to 310kts, decelerate to 230kts, descent to 3000 ft at 800ft/min. Step turn 45 deg. Stopped the sim and asked where we were in relation to the NDB, and which holding entry sector, to both of us. Then emergency and vectors for ils.
For my theoretical preparation i used the pilot assessment and for the sim i combined the info from the brief package and the pilot assessment information, then i made 3 simulator sessions in my own country, i didnít on the Ryanair recommended places, but all the other guys made on the recommended places.
I got a positive result in the days after.
I wish the best luck for you all.
Hi, thanks for sharing and congratz on the positive result!

By pilot assessment information you mean the pilotassessments.com website right?
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Old 19th Jan 2023, 01:29
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Originally Posted by miguel22
Hi everyone,

Anyone knows how much time they are taking to give an answer once you've applied for their AFA cadet programme?

Thanks and good luck to everyone
Anything from 24 hrs to a few weeks or months.
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Old 19th Jan 2023, 14:24
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Feedback

Hi guys, just want to give feedback.
i got my license in the last few months of 2022 I applied in early December and uploaded all documents.
They emailed me a link to the online assessment same evening and I paid Ä60 for it.
I did it few days later and then I got invited to sim in Dublin in mid Jan.
I did 4 hour sim prep at Upilot at Dublin. Good place, but the sim is not accurate to the real sim. The trim did not work when I was there. But they help you lot with theory as well.
I did the assesment/interview. My HR/tech interview was surprisingly short, around 8 minutes.
that kind made me feel bad, as I thought I might have put them off and they were not interested in me.
I later googled and felt better as it said it might be because they already know all they needed to know, so no point continuing further.
then came the sim assesment. PF and PM, not Liverpool Pol4T SID. All good.
then steep turns.
then emergnecy
and Radar vectored ILS back at Liverpool.
Flew the ILS like a champ.
no go around.

Top tip: know the pitch and power settings at 60 tons, and it really is price of cake.

few days later I got the good news.

for emergency one of us had fwd cargo fire
the other had passenger with health emergency

Use T DODAR or similar. Show CRM, always talk and communicate with partner.

itís really chilled environment. They do really make you feel comfortable. Just be yourself guys. Dress up smart.

You will meet other cadets all over Europe.
all the best guys.
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Old 19th Jan 2023, 17:26
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Originally Posted by AbraKadabra.
Hi guys, just want to give feedback.
i got my license in the last few months of 2022 I applied in early December and uploaded all documents.
They emailed me a link to the online assessment same evening and I paid €60 for it.
I did it few days later and then I got invited to sim in Dublin in mid Jan.
I did 4 hour sim prep at Upilot at Dublin. Good place, but the sim is not accurate to the real sim. The trim did not work when I was there. But they help you lot with theory as well.
I did the assesment/interview. My HR/tech interview was surprisingly short, around 8 minutes.
that kind made me feel bad, as I thought I might have put them off and they were not interested in me.
I later googled and felt better as it said it might be because they already know all they needed to know, so no point continuing further.
then came the sim assesment. PF and PM, not Liverpool Pol4T SID. All good.
then steep turns.
then emergnecy
and Radar vectored ILS back at Liverpool.
Flew the ILS like a champ.
no go around.

Top tip: know the pitch and power settings at 60 tons, and it really is price of cake.

few days later I got the good news.

for emergency one of us had fwd cargo fire
the other had passenger with health emergency

Use T DODAR or similar. Show CRM, always talk and communicate with partner.

it’s really chilled environment. They do really make you feel comfortable. Just be yourself guys. Dress up smart.

You will meet other cadets all over Europe.
all the best guys.
How is it possible that some people get the invitation link for the online assessment the same day they apply, whereas other people like me have been waiting for 2 months now ? It's crazy unfair
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Old 19th Jan 2023, 20:00
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Originally Posted by Aperture
How is it possible that some people get the invitation link for the online assessment the same day they apply, whereas other people like me have been waiting for 2 months now ? It's crazy unfair
In my case, i'm waiting to get the invitation link for the online assessment since a month, and other guys with the same profile than me get the mail for the online assessment the same day
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Old 24th Jan 2023, 08:18
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hello, was someone in case that couldnt accept TR date and waited for next available? How many days did you wait for contact?
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Old 25th Jan 2023, 16:39
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Hi guys,
I know for many it will sounds funny but I just wouldnít want to waste my chance because of that, also I couldnít find answer for that.
I know they want from you 2 reference letters. I see you can bring one from someone you know for more than 5 years and I will bring from my very best friend that I know for like 12 years but I donít know what about with other one. They donít want you to bring reference from relatives as a someone who you know for 5 years but what about if I worked in 2 companies of my father and getting reference from him as my employer/boss. When it comes to one from the school itís also not that easy as itís hundreds of kilometers ride and also I would have to translate it. Thought about getting one from my flight instructor but Iím not sure if itís ,,educational bodyĒ. Or simply just bring two reference letters from someone I know for 5 years would that be a problem? Thank you
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Old 26th Jan 2023, 07:40
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Originally Posted by Rymus
Hi guys,
I know for many it will sounds funny but I just wouldnít want to waste my chance because of that, also I couldnít find answer for that.
I know they want from you 2 reference letters. I see you can bring one from someone you know for more than 5 years and I will bring from my very best friend that I know for like 12 years but I donít know what about with other one. They donít want you to bring reference from relatives as a someone who you know for 5 years but what about if I worked in 2 companies of my father and getting reference from him as my employer/boss. When it comes to one from the school itís also not that easy as itís hundreds of kilometers ride and also I would have to translate it. Thought about getting one from my flight instructor but Iím not sure if itís ,,educational bodyĒ. Or simply just bring two reference letters from someone I know for 5 years would that be a problem? Thank you
As far as I know they won't accept 2 references from somebody you know more than 5 years nor from a flight instructor
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Old 26th Jan 2023, 08:03
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Originally Posted by BoeingLudo737
As far as I know they won't accept 2 references from somebody you know more than 5 years nor from a flight instructor
As I thought unfortunately. What about company of a relative? For someone with short life experience as me it is not that easy to find good reference especially if you worked for 2 companies and both were more or less from someone from your family. Anyone has been in similar situation and knows solve for this?
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Old 26th Jan 2023, 12:44
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Hi, has anyone else been invited to the assessment on 13th February?
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Old 28th Jan 2023, 07:23
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Originally Posted by honeybadger747
That's true. But I believe it's 6K.
Another difference is that you'll work as a contractor
Is this true? Any new joiners can confirm that?
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Old 28th Jan 2023, 18:16
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Originally Posted by wigbam
Is this true? Any new joiners can confirm that?
not a new joiner (jet ;p ) but yea i confirm it. For buzz you have contract with warsaw aviation and its 6k euro upfront and rest is bonded, i heard something about 5 years. I think there are some non polish pilots but i dont think they are taking non polish cadets
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Old 28th Jan 2023, 21:12
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Just for polish, hungarian, bulgarian applicant who join to Buzz. This is a contractor agreement. Have to pay 6k upfront and the remaining 24k will bond from the salary in 27 month. 1k per month. For Ryanair DAC, and Ryanair UK the upfront is 30k.

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Old 29th Jan 2023, 15:58
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Anyone here who did their ATPL exams through Austro Control? I have a 'Licence Results Overview' which has all my ATPL exam results on, but it doesn't state how many attempts it took to sit each exam (all were passed 1st time). On the list of items to bring to the interview it says I need to bring my ATPL exam results and it must state how many attempts I took per exam. Any advice or anyone had similar problem having sat exams with Austro? I've emailed them to see if they can issue me a document showing my exam results and that they were all passed on first attempt, or if they can just confirm this by email and I can take that with me as confirmation, but not sure if that wil suffice?
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