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Old 16th May 2019, 22:40
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Join Date: Mar 2018
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@wheniwasin: You sent me a PM based upon this thread about the Polish school but I can not answer it because your inbox is full according to the forum info. Feel free to contact me on facebook (Krzysztof Thor) if you need more info.
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Old 17th May 2019, 13:39
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Sorry about that. I just joined the forum, and have a 1 message maximum limit.
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Old 19th May 2019, 04:49
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Hello everybody
I am going to take my aptitude test in September. I am new here, could somebody kindly describe me briefly what is the situation in the academy now?
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Old 19th May 2019, 21:13
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Originally Posted by EraNova00 View Post
Hello everybody
I am going to take my aptitude test in September. I am new here, could somebody kindly describe me briefly what is the situation in the academy now?
There is no before and after. As previously mentioned, just read what has been written here. This would just give you enough information. For the future references, if there would be some improvement, probably people would also write here some positive feedbacks but there is no at the moment. I hope it is clear.
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Old 20th May 2019, 18:50
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Originally Posted by EraNova00 View Post
Hello everybody
I am going to take my aptitude test in September. I am new here, could somebody kindly describe me briefly what is the situation in the academy now?
They’re improving about the marketing skills as I can see from here.
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Old 22nd May 2019, 18:39
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Current waiting times during the progress of training;

Theory to VFR 1-1,5 months
VFR to Night VFR 3-4 weeks
Night VFR to FNPT 2 months
FNPT to IFR 3 months
IFR to Multi Engine 1 month and increasing

Basically minimum 8 months of sitting at home. Please correct me if numbers are not reflecting real waiting times.

Last edited by uberfly; 23rd May 2019 at 07:51.
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Old 22nd May 2019, 21:55
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Originally Posted by youngretired View Post

They’re improving about the marketing skills as I can see from here.
do you really think it is funny? I am about to pay 62000$, worrying, trying to figure out the truth., and what do I receive ? A “perfect” joker, that instead of writing down a real facts and things, writes me some stupid bullshit and thinks that it’s fun! If you still didn’t get, I should tell you - your jokes are not appropriate and relevant to the case. Go to circus, it is a place where jokes are very welcomed!
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Old 23rd May 2019, 06:05
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Originally Posted by EraNova00 View Post

do you really think it is funny? I am about to pay 62000$, worrying, trying to figure out the truth., and what do I receive ? A “perfect” joker, that instead of writing down a real facts and things, writes me some stupid bullshit and thinks that it’s fun! If you still didn’t get, I should tell you - your jokes are not appropriate and relevant to the case. Go to circus, it is a place where jokes are very welcomed!
Mate, chill down. Instead please have some read on older posts in this thread to find out the responses.
Since you mentioned 62k, were you accepted to Wizz cadet programme or has the price dropped?

Finally, nobody forces you to pay that amount to BAA - there are many other great schools around.
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Old 23rd May 2019, 06:25
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Originally Posted by hid3 View Post
Mate, chill down. Instead please have some read on older posts in this thread to find out the responses.
Since you mentioned 62k, were you accepted to Wizz cadet programme or has the price dropped?

Finally, nobody forces you to pay that amount to BAA - there are many other great schools around.
Forgive me, buddy... I had a really shitty day... usually I don’t do like that... now reading once again a shit that I’ve written and feel like an ... you know who...
i don’t know what price was exactly before, but I was told that the price for WizzAir cadet program is 62k
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Old 29th Jun 2019, 12:16
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I just talked with a captain. In his previous Airline, the hiring of former BAA students is a No Go.
Says a lot about the quality of the school...
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Old 29th Jun 2019, 17:18
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Originally Posted by Dukaster View Post
I just talked with a captain. In his previous Airline, the hiring of former BAA students is a No Go.
Says a lot about the quality of the school...
Such an useful comment. So heard from, spoken with doesnt bring anyone anywhere. Which airline was he talking about?
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Old 11th Jul 2019, 22:39
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Originally Posted by Kaeser View Post
To sum up everything , Don’t hesitate to get in touch with existing students.. it’s the best way to make your own decision.. because usually internet shows only the worst.
Can you still help out with this? I'm in the final stages of the Wizz air cadet program selection process and would like some advice.
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Old 12th Jul 2019, 14:23
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Great input.... So which airline?
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Old 15th Jul 2019, 07:29
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BAA s reputation isn't the greatest in the aviation community, however one captains feedback isn't enough to generalize the whole crowd coming out of there either.
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Old 15th Jul 2019, 09:07
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The Captain's feedback is just another among many others
it's a low quality school, the prices have increased which have made the deal not really interesting.
Graduation is 6-8 months delayed so far, just for information (€€€).

Now guys you know more about the school. If you enroll, you perfectly know what to expect, big boys.
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Old 15th Jul 2019, 11:00
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Maybe in that captain's opinion, who says he is right.

I am a recent graduate of the school and got a job for a sponsored type rating with good pay at the first assessment I did, so couldn't have been that bad.

The school has many issues and i wouldn't recommend any friends to go there, but to say everyone coming out of there is rubbish and cannot find jobs or companies have no interest in them is not true at all, not in my experience certainly.
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Old 15th Jul 2019, 11:15
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Originally Posted by Dukaster View Post
The Captain's feedback is just another among many others
it's a low quality school, the prices have increased which have made the deal not really interesting.
Graduation is 6-8 months delayed so far, just for information (€€€).

Now guys you know more about the school. If you enroll, you perfectly know what to expect, big boys.
BAA is maybe not the best school so far but many many students are already pilot today in some big airlines.

For the others that cannot afford EasyJet program at +120k€. Wizzair cadet program is really attractive for only (non PPL holders) 62k€ TR included (bounded).




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Old 15th Jul 2019, 15:06
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Originally Posted by Dukaster View Post
The Captain's feedback is just another among many others
it's a low quality school, the prices have increased which have made the deal not really interesting.
Graduation is 6-8 months delayed so far, just for information (€€€).

Now guys you know more about the school. If you enroll, you perfectly know what to expect, big boys.
It would be good if you could tell us more, because with all your posts, it looks like you are mostly pissed off at BAA rather than being objective, and all aspiring pilots need objectivity to make an important decision on choosing their flight school.

From other side, I just hope someone from BAA is reading this comments, so they could improve or do something about it.

Cheers mate!
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