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Old 14th Sep 2018, 01:10
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Initial Aptitude Test used by Emirates

Will be undertaking selection in Dubai relatively soon

I understand there is a psychometric test or aptitude test to be completed

Just after some very basic information on this test (not looking for questions/answers) , what brand ie: is it Compass or SHL
& types of test components ie: maths , patterns , diagrams

Have done a reasonable search on both here & around net , difficult to find out what they are using , latestpilotjobs doesn't clearly state
what the actual test is

Why is it so hard to find very basic info on this , just want to do some preparation or has it changed recently maybe so nobody actually knows what is being
done
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Old 14th Sep 2018, 02:19
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Originally Posted by Telfer86 View Post
Will be undertaking selection in Dubai relatively soon

I understand there is a psychometric test or aptitude test to be completed

Just after some very basic information on this test (not looking for questions/answers) , what brand ie: is it Compass or SHL
& types of test components ie: maths , patterns , diagrams

Have done a reasonable search on both here & around net , difficult to find out what they are using , latestpilotjobs doesn't clearly state
what the actual test is

Why is it so hard to find very basic info on this , just want to do some preparation or has it changed recently maybe so nobody actually knows what is being
done
There really is nothing to prepare for. Just go in and be 100% Telfer 86 and let the ink spots fall where they may. Don't BS and try to be someone that you're not, they see through that in seconds flat. You may want to ask WHY you want to join EK...many would say you might be insane on that point alone.

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Tempus fugit:

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late 18th century: Latin, from tempus ‘time’ + fugere ‘flee, fly,’ after fugit inreparabile tempus ‘irretrievable time is flying’ (Virgil, Georgics 3.284).

and time flying is exactly what you will do....a LOT of fugit !
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Old 14th Sep 2018, 06:17
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It's the same as last time you asked. Compass test is what they use. Pass mark has been reduced since then though .so don't sweat it . Sim ride has also been revised so that FDs and auto thrust is available throughout . So again no need to sweat that .
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Old 14th Sep 2018, 09:11
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It's the same as last time you asked. Compass test is what they use. Pass mark has been reduced since then though .so don't sweat it . Sim ride has also been revised so that FDs and auto thrust is available throughout . So again no need to sweat that .
What exactly is the "test" here then?
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Old 14th Sep 2018, 09:39
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The test is how many turn up after being given the offer. Same as always .
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Old 14th Sep 2018, 10:24
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What exactly is the "test" here then?
Are you able to count backwards from 10?
Hired!

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Old 14th Sep 2018, 11:01
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Calculator, paper and pencil are provided to help with the counting test .
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Old 14th Sep 2018, 12:17
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Surely the test is an ECG and if you have a pulse you pass?
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Old 14th Sep 2018, 12:53
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Looking at the condition of some of the pilots, a pulse is optional😉

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Surely the test is an ECG and if you have a pulse you pass?
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Defibrillator is available when taking the pulse test.
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Old 14th Sep 2018, 22:58
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What exactly is the "test" here then?
To check if you can fly 80 to 100 block every month, on a peanut salary with high cost of living.
All without complaining.
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Old 15th Sep 2018, 05:52
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"There really is nothing to prepare for. Just go in and be 100% Telfer 86 and let the ink spots fall where they may. Don't BS and try to be someone that you're not, they see through that in seconds flat"

Agree for the personality ; nothing to do to prepare ;

Aptitudes/abilities: my view is that you can prepare & skill build for these & increase your score ; others may have different view free world & all

Confirm from someone else it is Compass test , I just thought I heard other information that this had changes as airlines regularly change
their selection procedures

Appreciate replies ; yes I know they work you are lot & have different way of counting flight hours as compared to West (bunk time) & can therefore work you way
way more

Info is just wanted by someone I am assisting & EK works well for their personal situation
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Old 15th Sep 2018, 08:28
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"Info is just wanted by someone I am assisting & EK works well for their personal situation"

They can't manage it themselves? They sound perfect for EK
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Old 15th Sep 2018, 09:15
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Originally Posted by Seaman Staynes View Post
"Info is just wanted by someone I am assisting & EK works well for their personal situation"

They can't manage it themselves? They sound perfect for EK
True reflection of today's spoon fed pilots.
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Old 15th Sep 2018, 11:00
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True reflection of today's spoon fed pilots.
So now doing as much research and preparation as possible is a valid criticism?

Regardless of your views of the job or company, that's an unfair comment. Are candidates expected to present for selection without having prepared or given themselves every chance of passing?

I'm sure that you never accepted the offer of any gen for a job you've applied for cause you won't be spoon fed.
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Old 15th Sep 2018, 14:04
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Will be undertaking selection in Dubai relatively soon

Thread starts with the above statement. Then changes to the old “ I am asking for a friend” theme. Rather than asking about what is in the personality tests, you may need to be more concerned about what personality will be taking the test .
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Old 15th Sep 2018, 16:47
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From my observations it seems the most important quality needed to be an Emirates pilot these days is the ability to make pissy little comments on PPRuNe to anyone daring to apply for the same job that's so horrid they'd be a fool to take, yet those warning never seem quite able to leave...
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Old 15th Sep 2018, 18:08
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Originally Posted by donpizmeov View Post
It's the same as last time you asked. Compass test is what they use. Pass mark has been reduced since then though .so don't sweat it . Sim ride has also been revised so that FDs and auto thrust is available throughout . So again no need to sweat that .
FDs are not available except for the mini LOFT exercise you do. ATHR is available though throughout. All straight forward stuff.
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