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22nd Mar 2019, 12:15
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Posted By FlyingSoon

You'll definitely be more likely to get in via...

You'll definitely be more likely to get in via ADFA, due to the lack of life experience you've identified. Going forward, you'll be in a better position with a degree from ADFA under your belt. I...
22nd Mar 2019, 12:10
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Posted By FlyingSoon

It's worth keeping in mind that the training...

It's worth keeping in mind that the training pipeline length pretty much means most future JSF pilots are either already in the training process, or already qualified.

As far as service transfer...
26th Dec 2018, 02:26
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Posted By FlyingSoon

Laser only has a temporary "unfit for flying"...

Laser only has a temporary "unfit for flying" period, which would mean you can get your TAFE course done while you sit out that waiting period.



Asthma is a huge problem, and is going to be...
1st Oct 2018, 03:00
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Posted By FlyingSoon

Seph, how long ago did you complete high school?...

Seph, how long ago did you complete high school? You can go as a Direct Entry Officer as long as you meet the study requirements for maths. You could also go to ADFA which would also be a reasonable...
27th Sep 2018, 02:55
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Posted By FlyingSoon

GAnoob, it is a good idea to read this thread in...

GAnoob, it is a good idea to read this thread in depth and the CBAT thread to see what to prepare for. All the information is here.

LATW, this will be a theme of your career after this. Time...
21st Sep 2018, 12:51
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Posted By FlyingSoon

The height restrictions are exactly what they say...

The height restrictions are exactly what they say they are. Plenty of information can be found about the specifics of the specialist medicals elsewhere on this forum but expect very in depth testing...
12th Sep 2018, 16:52
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Posted By FlyingSoon

Hi all, it has been a while. Great to see so many...

Hi all, it has been a while. Great to see so many of you getting the call up for ASP and OSBs. While my experience with the old FSP may be a bit out of date, I do wish to share a few timeless pieces...
25th Jan 2018, 09:50
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Posted By FlyingSoon

Selection for flight screening isn't(wasn't) ...

Selection for flight screening isn't(wasn't) based on your hours, it's a holistic assessment of you as a candidate. I did not submit any uni results and got through. Air time only helps demonstrate...
10th Jan 2018, 09:45
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Posted By FlyingSoon

Have a look at my last few responses in this...

Have a look at my last few responses in this thread. In summary, testing will only be done at RMC for DEO leaving ADFA cadets as the only ones on cadetships. There will be no SSOs in future. The...
9th Jan 2018, 18:19
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Posted By FlyingSoon

Possible yes. Realistic? Not so much. Given the...

Possible yes. Realistic? Not so much. Given the new career model for GSO Pilots and the fact they are going to test those at RMC there is a chance. Just keep in mind by the time you get to testing...
8th Jan 2018, 17:41
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Posted By FlyingSoon

What does it say your ROSO is out of curiosity? ...

What does it say your ROSO is out of curiosity?

Definitely call to get it confirmed/changed. My LOO said General Service Officer (Pilot) from memory. It's recorded against your career profile from...
21st Dec 2017, 05:49
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Posted By FlyingSoon

Most of Defence is on stand down now. Offers...

Most of Defence is on stand down now. Offers would have already gone out for the various positions given SSTs start in Jan (ADFA). With regards to the Navy offer, if RAAF doesn't want him but he has...
17th Dec 2017, 01:46
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Posted By FlyingSoon

I couldn't say with any degree of certainty. I...

I couldn't say with any degree of certainty. I think they won't recruit direct entry, if they have spots they'll fill by testing pers in II Class at RMC
16th Dec 2017, 23:13
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Posted By FlyingSoon

Hans, I wouldn't put all your eggs in one basket....

Hans, I wouldn't put all your eggs in one basket. If I learnt anything in my time dealing with DFR, it was that anything can happen at anytime and if you want to be a pilot it pays to have all...
16th Dec 2017, 12:55
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Posted By FlyingSoon

The new Aviation Officer career plan consists of...

The new Aviation Officer career plan consists of only GSO pilots. The idea is that no one will be able to test before entering RMC. Testing will be conducted approx six months in and open to anyone...
15th Dec 2017, 01:53
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Posted By FlyingSoon

I'd go off that. The only problem is courses are...

I'd go off that. The only problem is courses are being thinned out next year as staff move down to Sale and get QFI on the PC21 which is why courses are being thinned next year.



This is part...
14th Dec 2017, 19:54
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Posted By FlyingSoon

In your specific case I would hold off until you...

In your specific case I would hold off until you can demonstrate you meet their other criteria first. Unfortunately being in service now I am well removed from the ASP side of things and speculation...
14th Dec 2017, 08:02
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Posted By FlyingSoon

To give a bit of clarity BFTS is closing up...

To give a bit of clarity

BFTS is closing up shop. The instructors are moving to Sale to convert to the PC21 and thus the courses are being stripped away from BFTS in 2018. The first Army BFTS...
14th Jul 2017, 08:25
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Posted By FlyingSoon

No, it's not normal to wait this long. The fact...

No, it's not normal to wait this long. The fact you are in the middle third means there will be plenty of people in above you and would be replaced as they come out with new candidates going through...
14th Jul 2017, 08:17
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Posted By FlyingSoon

Plenty of good tips in this forum. Expect...

Plenty of good tips in this forum. Expect questions on estimation, rapid maths hand eye coordination etc.

EDIT: Seems hand eye coordination has been removed recently based on anecdotes in this...
5th Apr 2016, 05:21
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Posted By FlyingSoon

Congratulations mate, start studying now for your...

Congratulations mate, start studying now for your chosen roles. Don't forget to do a bit of research into the other services as well to round out your knowledge for OSB and Assessment Day

Not...
3rd Apr 2016, 08:13
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Posted By FlyingSoon

hey djmp, As someone who has had lots of fun...

hey djmp,

As someone who has had lots of fun with medical, I can tell you that if you are prepared with all the relevant documentation for when they ask you about it you will be fine. If you're in...
27th Mar 2016, 14:29
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Posted By FlyingSoon

Getting to Assessment Day is not the hard part,...

Getting to Assessment Day is not the hard part, it's getting through the Assessment Day itself. They'll tell you if you aren't competitive early on in the piece based on age. YOU Session is just to...
26th Mar 2016, 07:15
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Posted By FlyingSoon

Hi alec taylor, I got a medical downgrade...

Hi alec taylor,

I got a medical downgrade after I got my LOO. Later got reupgraded and am now in the job. PM me if you need any help.

Best,
fs
22nd Mar 2016, 11:42
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Posted By FlyingSoon

Khargify makes a lot of good points. I just want...

Khargify makes a lot of good points. I just want to emphasise that you should be positive and enjoying yourself at all times, after all this is a sample of the life you are going to live if...
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