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Old 27th May 2023, 08:36
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RAF pilot applications opened last night
it may already be closed again…….
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Old 27th May 2023, 09:57
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I have it on good authority that they are only looking for 2500 applications for Direct Entry Pilot.


So get your CV dusted off and apply quick!
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Old 27th May 2023, 18:00
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Originally Posted by SVK
I have it on good authority that they are only looking for 2500 applications for Direct Entry Pilot.


So get your CV dusted off and apply quick!
2500? That should take about 10 years by the time thay pass out.
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Old 27th May 2023, 20:56
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Originally Posted by chevvron
2500? That should take about 10 years by the time thay pass out.
Ah, the devil is in the details.
They’re looking for 2500 applications - but for how many pilot slots?
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Old 28th May 2023, 19:28
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Originally Posted by SVK
Ah, the devil is in the details.
They’re looking for 2500 applications - but for how many pilot slots?
From past experience only about 10% of applications for any branch or trade (sorry profession) are successful, candidates fall by the wayside at the aptitude tests, interviews, medicals and even security clearances, some give up, others fail the RAFFT at selection.
2500 applications sounds about right for 250 entrants.
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Old 28th May 2023, 20:29
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Ensure you state clearly your ethnicity, gender and orientation when applying.

You know it makes sense!
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Old 28th May 2023, 20:47
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Originally Posted by lomon
from past experience only about 10% of applications for any branch or trade (sorry profession) are successful, candidates fall by the wayside at the aptitude tests, interviews, medicals and even security clearances, some give up, others fail the rafft at selection.
2500 applications sounds about right for 250 entrants.
250???
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Old 29th May 2023, 08:31
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Originally Posted by Lomon
From past experience only about 10% of applications for any branch or trade (sorry profession) are successful, candidates fall by the wayside at the aptitude tests, interviews, medicals and even security clearances, some give up, others fail the RAFFT at selection.
2500 applications sounds about right for 250 entrants.
Unless there's a war on at which point NCO's are sent out to pubs to "recruit" the unwilling peasantry.................
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Old 31st May 2023, 15:40
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53000 volunteer members of the peasantry KIA in Bomber Command

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Unless there's a war on at which point NCO's are sent out to pubs to "recruit" the unwilling peasantry.................
No press gang needed. Despite knowing the odds they flooded in.
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Looks like no need to apply if you are male and white.
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Old 1st Jun 2023, 08:32
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No press gang needed. Despite knowing the odds they flooded in.
I wasn't thinking of the attractions of flying - its the RN and the Army that need the Press Gang and the Recruiting Sergeant.......................
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