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Old 30th Oct 2010, 00:35
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AlexanderB, I'll be seeing you there and wishing you a happy birthday! I got my call yesterday for the 13th of NOV as well
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Old 31st Oct 2010, 02:30
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Congratulations and good luck!
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Old 31st Oct 2010, 05:44
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I'm counting down the days to distribution too, lesnak. I've got my RAAF advent calendar to prove it Congrats on the recommendation as well.

Did PSA mention when the selection date after Nov is? I know the Nov is for a January OTS start, did they mention a January DEO intake too? I wasn't able to find out; I know there was one this year and DFR says there will be next year in Jan and in March, but they're not always on the ball with that sort of stuff.
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Old 1st Nov 2010, 11:13
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See you there junior, I can tell this is going to be an interesting two weeks. I'm sure the idea of wearing an orange flight suit will grow on me... hopefully.

Thanks for the congrats guys and good luck with the distribution, christmas might be coming early.
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Old 2nd Nov 2010, 05:16
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Mate, if they want to employ me, I'll even consider wearing a rainbow coloured flying suit!

Best of luck to everyone waiting on letters of offer!
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Old 2nd Nov 2010, 05:54
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I might have been caught ironing my shirts on the first night while wearing my orange flightsuit

...because my bags were lost in Sydney, but I would have been tempted regardless! As for the intake coming up, looks like I'll be just outside the selected cohort, but I'm still hoping. Wish they'd pick up their intakes to the usual level again, I'm getting old while waiting!
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Old 2nd Nov 2010, 07:28
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Me too!
Had my assessment again last week. Recommended again and it was all pretty straightfoward. Think the defence interviewer felt a bit sorry for me and thus took it pretty easy on me! So I guess file back to Tamworth and wait for an OSB slot which I don't think they hold that often.
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Old 2nd Nov 2010, 08:18
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CJ, I only had to wait about 3 months after my second recommendation to hear from PSA... Heading back to Tamworth for OSB in two weeks. Chin up!
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Old 2nd Nov 2010, 10:10
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Good work mate, and good luck.
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Old 4th Nov 2010, 10:09
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I also got a call this week to attend flight screening Nov. 13, completely stoked Looks like ill be seeing junior and Alex there aswell. Good luck to anyone else waiting for the call
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Old 6th Nov 2010, 11:46
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hey guys

i just joined the forum. im going in for my Y.O.U thing on the 26th of november.
hope i get as far as you guys do.
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Old 10th Nov 2010, 09:11
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congratulations to those of you going up on the 13th, i got offered that course however had clashes with uni exams so i got moved to the 20th (i dont think it has helped with the nervousness of the situation). Otherwise i would have been up there with you guys. Good luck, i wish you all the best!
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Old 11th Nov 2010, 23:35
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Congrats to lesnak and NickM91 on being recommended. Also best of luck to AlexanderB and junior.VH-LFA for fsp.
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Old 13th Nov 2010, 23:30
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Made it to Flight Screening

Hi all,

My husband just found out he made flight screening at the tender age of 40. He started the process on the 15th August so I think he has had quite a good run by the looks of things.

Blood tests are required being over the age of 35 but other than that file has been sent to tamworth. It looks like the next date is January 2011 for DEO.

He would love to fly army but is more then open to Navy or RAAF. He likes the idea of rotary rather than fixed wing. Having had previous army experience he is a tad biased.

We are now considering with zero hours that it might be worth getting some hours flying that being said he is concerned about bad habits.

Anyway we are all very excited in our household!
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Old 17th Nov 2010, 03:59
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Just got the call to go to flight screening Jan 15th, am suitably excited.

makes the application process about 15 months, definitely worth the wait.

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Old 17th Nov 2010, 06:55
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Congrats! Can I ask how long it was between your file being sent to PSA and you getting the call?

Cheers
Liz
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Old 17th Nov 2010, 08:19
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Thankyou,

Yeah no worries, assessment day was early september, I was given confirmation of my file arrivng a month after that. So about 4 1/2 months between assessment day and FSP.

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Old 18th Nov 2010, 07:28
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My wait was around 2 months so that was pretty speedy, just depends on when the next DEO or ADFA courses are. I've heard people waiting almost a year for FSP and unfortunately, some people do not get the call at all, just depends on how competitive you are. Good luck and keep thinking positively! Even 2 months was a lifetime it seemed for me!!
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Old 18th Nov 2010, 08:23
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Congrats to ypur hubby and I hope he gets a spot.

Its a competitive process to get a spot on FSP. Flying hours will help but would more likely be more helpful if he had some time before his dossier was sent to PSA.
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Old 19th Nov 2010, 00:22
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Just listened to a voice mail left on my phone offering me a FSP position for January. They must all be out to lunch, because getting someone to answer a phone over in Tamworth seems the impossible dream! Does anyone have any idea about the actual FSP dates for courses in January? The 2011 schedule is not available online as yet...
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