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12th Jun 2018, 10:57
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Posted By Flaplesslanding

Stage 1; Maths test, multi choice answers and not...

Stage 1; Maths test, multi choice answers and not too hard. Verbal reasoning, again not too hard, and quite clear cut, just read everything carefully. Finally there is the BA capacity test, which is...
Forum: Tech Log
13th May 2017, 06:03
Replies: 7
Views: 2,774
Posted By Flaplesslanding

Aircraft power to the XLR socket is an optional...

Aircraft power to the XLR socket is an optional extra, so it sounds likely that your airline hasn't taken that particular option. If that's the case, there's not a lot you can do!
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Posted By Flaplesslanding

What, listening near an airport? As long as you...

What, listening near an airport? As long as you aren't in a secure area and it's only a receiver, NOT a transceiver/transmitter then I don't see why not. They aren't exactly hard to get hold of and...
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Posted By Flaplesslanding

Or go the 'old fashioned' route. Buy a VHF...

Or go the 'old fashioned' route. Buy a VHF receiver, go and sit by an airport and listen. Pick a flight and change frequency with them, so you get practise doing it. it's better doing it this way, as...
24th Feb 2017, 08:50
Replies: 4,873
Views: 1,703,983
Posted By Flaplesslanding

The 98% of GRADUATES statistic may well be...

The 98% of GRADUATES statistic may well be accurate. The question to ask is how many fail to graduate in the first place. If you don't get into the hold pool then CTC won't call you a 'graduate' to...
7th Feb 2017, 16:58
Replies: 1,044
Views: 505,492
Posted By Flaplesslanding

flyingfemme. Headsets are provided (or were when...

flyingfemme. Headsets are provided (or were when I went through) however I can't recommend getting a decent headset highly enough. I have a Bose a20, which is pricy but awesome, and if your relative...
19th Jun 2016, 12:28
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Views: 3,978
Posted By Flaplesslanding

If you are going for CTC Skytest is much closer...

If you are going for CTC Skytest is much closer to the PILAPT tests they use. I tried both and found Skytest was better preparation overall.
Forum: Tech Log
17th May 2016, 06:49
Replies: 10
Views: 6,437
Posted By Flaplesslanding

If you get the GA twin plugs that'll see you...

If you get the GA twin plugs that'll see you through the training. You can then buy an adaptor for they type you are on for a lot less than a replacement cable, and without the risk that you got the...
11th May 2016, 18:46
Replies: 4,873
Views: 1,703,983
Posted By Flaplesslanding

Captain Duckhead, It is possible to end up in...

Captain Duckhead, It is possible to end up in your position from CTC, yes. They are ruthless if they decide you don't meet their standard. Can I ask if it was at CTC you did your training?

My...
10th May 2016, 19:24
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Posted By Flaplesslanding

With the white tail route the longest possible...

With the white tail route the longest possible time between selection and the start of training is 6 months, so I would strongly suggest 13 months is too long. Especially for a competitive course...
17th Apr 2016, 19:33
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Posted By Flaplesslanding

With the hold pool, one either needs to complete...

With the hold pool, one either needs to complete the full integrated course, to the required standard, which will mean one enters the main CTC holdpool (I think this is now the flexicrew hold...
16th Apr 2016, 11:26
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Posted By Flaplesslanding

Direct info on numbers in the pool is not common...

Direct info on numbers in the pool is not common knowledge, as CTC don't publish it. Having said that, assuming one meets the criteria for easyJet then it's really not a long wait to get an...
24th Mar 2016, 21:07
Replies: 5
Views: 2,129
Posted By Flaplesslanding

I'll take that one! it's been a long old day.

I'll take that one! it's been a long old day.
24th Mar 2016, 19:26
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Views: 2,129
Posted By Flaplesslanding

Whitetail is what they call cadets who aren't on...

Whitetail is what they call cadets who aren't on an a tagged airline scheme, ie. CTC Wings. They don't sponsor you financially.
12th Feb 2016, 06:20
Replies: 4,873
Views: 1,703,983
Posted By Flaplesslanding

Just a thought on the risk assessment thing-and...

Just a thought on the risk assessment thing-and something seldom pointed out here-around 2/300 whitetail CTC cadets graduate per year, afaik, if they were waiting unreasonably long for jobs, or...
4th Feb 2016, 18:17
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Views: 3,543
Posted By Flaplesslanding

If you don't mind paying for software v close to...

If you don't mind paying for software v close to the real test look at Skytest. Expensive but worth it.
30th Jan 2016, 15:38
Replies: 4,873
Views: 1,703,983
Posted By Flaplesslanding

If you aren't clear what they are asking in the...

If you aren't clear what they are asking in the interview then ask the interviewer to clarify what they mean, they can't expect you to answer if you aren't sure what you are being asked.

Byrne,...
28th Jan 2016, 14:10
Replies: 4,873
Views: 1,703,983
Posted By Flaplesslanding

If they ask be honest. I used skytest and told...

If they ask be honest. I used skytest and told them during my selection and they had no issue with it.
28th Jan 2016, 08:45
Replies: 4,873
Views: 1,703,983
Posted By Flaplesslanding

The above is all really good advice, and I would...

The above is all really good advice, and I would just add a little interview technique. Sorry if the following seems like common sense!

Don't be afraid to ask for a moment to think of the best...
18th Jan 2016, 17:26
Replies: 1,036
Views: 686,783
Posted By Flaplesslanding

30k sounds like a much more accurate rate than...

30k sounds like a much more accurate rate than 9k. Certainly if you are going through one of the integrated schools anyway. LlamaFarmer's post basically nails it!
29th Dec 2015, 19:51
Replies: 303
Views: 133,366
Posted By Flaplesslanding

Just a thought for the guys above talking...

Just a thought for the guys above talking taxis... It's usually around 35 to hire a car for the day (fiat 500 or similar, for example from europecar or budget) at Southampton airport... Adds a lot...
15th Nov 2015, 08:58
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Views: 1,703,983
Posted By Flaplesslanding

First of all I just want to point out that there...

First of all I just want to point out that there are a lot of posts about this exact subject-look through the CTC Cadets thread and that will answer a lot of your questions, both now and for the...
Replies: 17
Views: 2,224
Posted By Flaplesslanding

Some of the timings change by a month or two with...

Some of the timings change by a month or two with airline courses-I've given the whitetail (independent) timeline there. But with MPL you spend less time overseas, and come back for several months of...
Replies: 17
Views: 2,224
Posted By Flaplesslanding

Why would it be a personal problem, if you don't...

Why would it be a personal problem, if you don't mind me asking? Bare in mind that you will spend 8 months in NZ or 6/7 months in Phoenix, if you are worried about the time in the UK, for personal...
Replies: 17
Views: 2,224
Posted By Flaplesslanding

I don't know anything about schools other than...

I don't know anything about schools other than CTC if I'm honest. But the ATPLs are, by and large, done on computer now and no one gets the same set of questions in a given sitting, and the CAA are...
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