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4th Jan 2013, 00:55
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Posted By crazydingo

Yes. The best (read: easiest) way for people...

Yes.
The best (read: easiest) way for people to do it is just stay below 10.0 hours.
8th Aug 2012, 01:00
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Posted By crazydingo

The psychologist will get you to answer three...

The psychologist will get you to answer three questions and it's up to you how much you write. I can't remember the questions, but the few I had were personal, probing questions as opposed to service...
24th May 2012, 01:24
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Posted By crazydingo

Yes, they let you know if you passed or failed...

Yes, they let you know if you passed or failed once you have finished everything.
22nd May 2012, 05:28
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Posted By crazydingo

Pilot-Specific Aptitude Test

Just passed this today.
Consists of:
•Reading gauges - you'll have about 6/7 gauges and be asked 4/5 questions relating to that cluster then there is a new cluster for the next bunch of questions....
18th May 2012, 12:54
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Posted By crazydingo

Mooch, really sorry to hear that. Commiserations....

Mooch, really sorry to hear that. Commiserations.
I won't be happy if I don't get in due to something out of my control.
16th May 2012, 10:02
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Posted By crazydingo

When I contacted the Medical Section in my local...

When I contacted the Medical Section in my local DFRC they offered to contact Canberra themselves to make sure that everything was received and whatnot. I'd definitely recommend keeping in contact...
16th May 2012, 07:41
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Posted By crazydingo

Is it just to hurry them up? With my medical...

Is it just to hurry them up? With my medical appeal running over the allotted time, I just kept pestering my local DFR Medical Section once a week until I got a favourable response. I don't have...
14th May 2012, 03:58
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Posted By crazydingo

Thanks for that Slezy9 and dostum :ok: What...

Thanks for that Slezy9 and dostum :ok:

What is the workload for other pilots when compared to that of FJ pilots? What sort of things would a FJ pilot be doing in those 10 hours each day?
13th May 2012, 15:01
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Posted By crazydingo

I'm genuinely surprised! Why is that?

I'm genuinely surprised!


Why is that?
5th May 2012, 22:07
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Posted By crazydingo

That's interesting because when I went to an...

That's interesting because when I went to an orthopaedic surgeon for an assessment, he expected a letter with details of what they wanted to hear but DFR never sent me anything to that effect.
4th May 2012, 00:50
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Posted By crazydingo

Well it took 8 weeks, but I finally got a...

Well it took 8 weeks, but I finally got a response from DFR Medical Section/Chief Medical Officer/Aviation Medical that my appeal was successful!

So for those that may be concerned in the future,...
20th Apr 2012, 02:42
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Posted By crazydingo

I completely agree that it is worth a read...

I completely agree that it is worth a read through and I don't question your positive contributions. I merely think questions are good and productive.
19th Apr 2012, 10:57
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Posted By crazydingo

It is indeed a gold mine and definitely worth a...

It is indeed a gold mine and definitely worth a read through.

But let's think of this thread like a crowded building and each page is a floor (that's a minimum of 108 floors to date). These...
17th Apr 2012, 07:22
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Posted By crazydingo

Bummer. How frustrating. :ugh:

Bummer. How frustrating. :ugh:
16th Apr 2012, 22:38
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Posted By crazydingo

My appeal against my Class 4 has now been in the...

My appeal against my Class 4 has now been in the system for six weeks and I still have no response. After contacting the medical section in my DFRC, I was told that there is nothing I can do to speed...
1st Apr 2012, 05:08
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Posted By crazydingo

That's awesome, congrats! I can't wait for the...

That's awesome, congrats!
I can't wait for the inevitable day when I'll be doing the same.

Just a general question to anyone who wishes to contribute; how did you deal with the two weeks off...
27th Mar 2012, 11:52
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Posted By crazydingo

To be fair, it's a very long thread. I was being...

To be fair, it's a very long thread. I was being lazy because it took me so long to read through it all the first time.

However, I went back a bit and I found this:

"Phase two: specialised...
26th Mar 2012, 23:38
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Posted By crazydingo

That's the next thing on my list, so I'd like to...

That's the next thing on my list, so I'd like to know too!
24th Mar 2012, 22:04
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Posted By crazydingo

I'll definitely give that a try, thanks

I'll definitely give that a try, thanks
5th Mar 2012, 11:24
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Posted By crazydingo

Appeal now submitted due to being categorised as...

Appeal now submitted due to being categorised as Class 4. Just a minor hurdle to overcome!

I have had no details from my careers counsellor (CC) regarding contacts for currently serving pilots in...
20th Feb 2012, 08:48
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Posted By crazydingo

Anyone here a current serving pilot in either the...

Anyone here a current serving pilot in either the Army or RAAF and based in Sydney?

If so, could you PM me if you would be willing to meet up some time so I could have a chat with you and ask you...
8th Feb 2012, 11:01
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Posted By crazydingo

I broke my elbow a few years back, so they aren't...

I broke my elbow a few years back, so they aren't too happy about that. I saw that someone else here wrote that their friend didn't get in because of the same issue.
I'll see what the letter says...
7th Feb 2012, 10:36
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Posted By crazydingo

Hi all. First post in the forum for me. Thanks to...

Hi all. First post in the forum for me. Thanks to everyone for their contributions because it has been of great help to me.

I have completed the YOU session and have my pick of the litter,...
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