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20th May 2016, 04:52
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Sent you a private message.

Sent you a private message.
12th Apr 2016, 08:41
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The maths questions, I recall, were basic...

The maths questions, I recall, were basic arithmetic and speed-distance related.

Know your timetables back to front. Fraction to percentage values, ie 1/8 is 12.5%.

Other little tricks such as...
9th Apr 2016, 22:46
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My two biggest tips for OSB are; To wait...

My two biggest tips for OSB are;

To wait and think before you talk. It seems obvious but the nerves on the day will tend to make you rush and say something incorrect, or just inappropriate.
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25th Mar 2016, 14:02
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Hi all. Just wondering if anyone has been given a...

Hi all. Just wondering if anyone has been given a letter of offer and afterwards, designated class 4.
5th Feb 2015, 02:25
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Posted By alec taylor

All exceptional suggestions, I'm quite...

All exceptional suggestions, I'm quite dumbfounded by the number and diversity of replies.

CharlieGolf, this is a great suggestion, although it is the flying aspect of the RAAFis what I am most...
4th Feb 2015, 05:44
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Posted By alec taylor

Textbooks or Study Areas for Aspiring Fighter Pilots

Hey All,

Long story short, my dream is to become a fighter pilot. I'm on the brink of joining the RAAF in a couple of months and in order to be prepared for pilots course have been doing plenty of...
28th Jun 2014, 03:17
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Posted By alec taylor

Basic has 8 sorties Intermediate has 7 ...

Basic has 8 sorties
Intermediate has 7
Advanced has 6

Aswell as covering the basic syllabus intermediate and advanced do barrel rolls. Advanced do low level circuits and extra check lists.
19th Jun 2014, 07:34
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In all due respect, medical specifications are...

In all due respect, medical specifications are very complex to fully understand and often vary slightly on the candidates condition. I will admit perhaps I provided information that was not correct ,...
13th Jun 2014, 00:13
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Posted By alec taylor

I will admit perhaps not the best use of words....

I will admit perhaps not the best use of words. You have to be at avr1 standard without correction prior to entry. If your eye sight deteriorates whilst trained it is easier for you to have eye sight...
11th Jun 2014, 04:21
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Posted By alec taylor

Unfortunately any corrected vision is immediate...

Unfortunately any corrected vision is immediate disqualification for aircrew i.e glasses/contacts. If you google avr1, aviation visual requirements 1, the eye sight requirements for aircrew, it...
8th Jun 2014, 02:56
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Posted By alec taylor

On my FS course there was a current serving...

On my FS course there was a current serving aeronautical engineer at Williamtown working on hornets He received a high recommendation and is currently at bfts. So yes it is possible, how you transfer...
13th May 2014, 10:04
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Posted By alec taylor

Researching the cockpit prior to screening isn't...

Researching the cockpit prior to screening isn't necessary. The only things you will need to know is how to use elevator and rudder trim, use of park brake and the joystick. Flight instruments such...
1st Apr 2014, 08:30
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Posted By alec taylor

On completion of osb whether it's a...

On completion of osb whether it's a recommendation or not they do debrief you on how you went. i.e your flying was good but you kept making the same mistakes or whatever it happens to be. The debrief...
31st Mar 2014, 22:29
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Posted By alec taylor

Regardless of the numerical value required for a...

Regardless of the numerical value required for a raaf distribution you should be focussed on doing your best and striving for a perfect flight. Your not told your scores after each flight so don't...
1st Mar 2014, 05:25
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Posted By alec taylor

I think there is a misconception in regards to...

I think there is a misconception in regards to flying time. From the recent few posts and from my application it's evident that picking up bad habits is the biggest reason to not get a large amount...
27th Dec 2013, 03:32
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Posted By alec taylor

Class 4 Medical Appeal

I have just received a letter from medical. I'am classified as a class 4. Permanently unfit for service, unless my appeal is successful, due to an optometrist report. Pretty heartbreaking stuff...
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23rd Aug 2013, 02:15
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Posted By alec taylor

I had a few medical things needing to be cleared...

I had a few medical things needing to be cleared up but once I was medically cleared it took about 2 weeks to get a call. It comes a lot sooner than you imagine.
21st Aug 2013, 08:09
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Posted By alec taylor

In addition to what winged wombat said I would...

In addition to what winged wombat said I would advise not only studying your next sortie but your next to or three as one might be cancelled due to weather. Furthermore whilst down there you need to...
19th Aug 2013, 08:18
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Posted By alec taylor

FSP September 15-28

Hey all,

Very recently got the call from PSA to attend FSP on September 15th-28th.

Just thought I would get my name out there and to see if anybody else on these forums has been offered the...
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