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Posted By ElSupremo

USA/Canada Flight Schools

So I've done a little research and it seems a lot cheaper to train to be a commerical pilot (either JAA or FAA) in N. America than in the UK. For example, in the UK it seems to cost 50,000+ for...
5th Nov 2010, 00:20
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Posted By ElSupremo

AA - so people can still apply through the RN...

AA - so people can still apply through the RN even though the FAA seems to have been disbanded?
2nd Nov 2010, 23:15
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Posted By ElSupremo

This may be a silly question with an obvious...

This may be a silly question with an obvious answer but with all of the recent cut backs have the RN stopped intaking FJ candidates with immediate effect?
2nd Nov 2010, 19:53
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Posted By ElSupremo

I'm really sorry to rain on your parade but I...

I'm really sorry to rain on your parade but I think you'll be fighting a losing battle. I, like you, have been prescribed inhalers in the past. I visited my doctor who wrote a strongly worded letter...
2nd Sep 2010, 19:33
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Posted By ElSupremo

OneFifty - I was told pretty much the same thing...

OneFifty - I was told pretty much the same thing back in November. However, the chap in the AFCO advised that you can be considered if you can prove that any diagnosis was suspect/incorrect. Hence...
29th Aug 2010, 02:44
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Posted By ElSupremo

Wander00 - are you being serious? In case you are...

Wander00 - are you being serious? In case you are I will bite. I studied law for three years in univeristy. In that time I had to write many essays. For example, one which you might find interesting...
28th Aug 2010, 19:05
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Posted By ElSupremo

Mr C Hinecap - procrastination or making sure i...

Mr C Hinecap - procrastination or making sure i got my legal qualifications and that joining the RAF is really what I wanted to do?
28th Aug 2010, 15:28
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Posted By ElSupremo

^^^^ I did the 11.30 yesterday in the gym on a...

^^^^ I did the 11.30 yesterday in the gym on a treadmill. Would the 11.30 be enough to get me in? I obviosuly want to go faster but I'd just like to know. I'm not worried about the press-ups and...
28th Aug 2010, 02:00
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Posted By ElSupremo

^^^ I'm not overly proud of 11:30 though I am...

^^^ I'm not overly proud of 11:30 though I am pleased that I've brought that time down from 12:10ish within a month. I think I could go faster now, it's just difficult to judge it when you're running...
27th Aug 2010, 22:03
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Posted By ElSupremo

Some good news to report (if anyone is...

Some good news to report (if anyone is interested) - I've submitted my doctor letter/note to the AFCO and I can now run the 1.5 mile run in 11mins 30 secs with is 41 secs under the required time...
14th Jul 2010, 23:02
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Posted By ElSupremo

Thanks for your help!

Thanks for your help!
13th Jul 2010, 21:54
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Posted By ElSupremo

How long does it take to arrange a filter...

How long does it take to arrange a filter interview at the careers office (i.e. how long is the average waiting list?)? I've had my initial interview so my papers are ready to be sent (once I give...
14th Jun 2010, 12:58
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Posted By ElSupremo

Mr C Hinecap, I will now be applying verty...

Mr C Hinecap, I will now be applying verty shortly.
14th Jun 2010, 01:46
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Posted By ElSupremo

With the Government today saying that military...

With the Government today saying that military cuts aren't out of question, is it likely that the RAF etc will reduce or even stop their intake of candidates soon?
31st Mar 2010, 02:13
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Posted By ElSupremo

Hey guy, thanks for the responses. I've had a...

Hey guy, thanks for the responses. I've had a think about this and in my mind I rationalise combat as follows. In a dog fight it is kill or be killed which is basic survival so I'd have no problem...
29th Mar 2010, 02:49
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Posted By ElSupremo

Hi everybody, I have a question about a question...

Hi everybody, I have a question about a question that might get asked in interviews. The question might be: "Your mission is to bomb an enemy target (e.g. a bridge, factory etc) and you are told that...
14th Mar 2010, 03:15
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Posted By ElSupremo

Kreuger flap, check your PM.

Kreuger flap, check your PM.
12th Mar 2010, 17:12
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Posted By ElSupremo

It's more of a 'I want to fly anything fast' so...

It's more of a 'I want to fly anything fast' so I'm not really bothered about which jet I fly. Although the thought of landing and taking off from aircraft carriers does excite me.
12th Mar 2010, 16:43
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Posted By ElSupremo

Thanks for the response. I think a trip to the...

Thanks for the response. I think a trip to the AFCO is in order to get an accurate answer.
12th Mar 2010, 15:10
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Posted By ElSupremo

Ok, I knew that the age limits are for the first...

Ok, I knew that the age limits are for the first day of training and I should have said so. What I'm really asking is whether on the first day of training the age limit is 24 and 364 days or 25 and...
12th Mar 2010, 14:51
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Posted By ElSupremo

I have a quick question about the age limit for...

I have a quick question about the age limit for both the RAF and Navy. I know that the age limit for both forces is now 25. Does this mean that a candidate has until the day before their 25th...
9th Nov 2009, 02:05
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Posted By ElSupremo

OASC 'CANDIDATES' and WANNABES, PLEASE READ THIS THREAD FIRST!

OneFifty, would the fact that I have recently (last Friday) been re-tested and removed from the asthma register be enough to realistically get in or would I need to prove that I've never had asthma...
2nd Nov 2009, 22:38
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Posted By ElSupremo

Hey Aerouk, I only saw the RAF bloke but I did...

Hey Aerouk, I only saw the RAF bloke but I did ask about the Navy. He said he wasn't exactly sure but that he thinks the rules are the same as the Navy ask the same questions (re asthma since the age...
2nd Nov 2009, 20:18
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Posted By ElSupremo

Today I finally went to the AFCO and inquired...

Today I finally went to the AFCO and inquired about the asthma issue. The RAF representative basically said that any record of asthma in your history is a bar to joining as aircrew. However, he said...
31st Jul 2009, 14:14
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Posted By ElSupremo

[quote] Great thanks! I ask because an...

[quote] Great thanks! I ask because an opportunity has arisen whereby I may be out of the country until April/May next year and I turn 24 in December 2010 which should close enough to 9 months.
31st Jul 2009, 14:01
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Posted By ElSupremo

Hey, me again! :) I have a question which needs...

Hey, me again! :) I have a question which needs to be answered asap if possible! With the joining age limit being 23 does that mean a person has until their 23rd or 24th birthday to apply? Thanks.
23rd Jul 2009, 23:28
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Posted By ElSupremo

I pretty much have the same story as you. Have a...

I pretty much have the same story as you. Have a look at some of my recent posts on this thread. I'm seeing my doc soon to have a look over my record and to see whether he can vouch(sp?) for me or...
22nd Jul 2009, 22:39
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Posted By ElSupremo

I'm making an appointment with the doc tomorrow!...

I'm making an appointment with the doc tomorrow! :) I would go to the AFCO tomorrow instead but I want to be armed with something from my doc first.

I was thinking about my situation last night...
21st Jul 2009, 20:01
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Posted By ElSupremo

Thanks for the advice everyone however I have hit...

Thanks for the advice everyone however I have hit a bit of a problem. I've started the online application form and it says that I will be asked whether or not I meet the basic medical requirements...
18th Jul 2009, 16:20
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Posted By ElSupremo

How would I go about getting an appointment with...

How would I go about getting an appointment with a specialist? Would I do it through my GP? If that were the case I'd feel that I'm wasting the GP's time with a non urgent medical matter.
17th Jul 2009, 21:28
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Posted By ElSupremo

Hopefully they'll be sensible and look at my...

Hopefully they'll be sensible and look at my situation properly. I imagine the GP noted my comments about not having asthma and additionally see that I have only ever been tested once which was many...
17th Jul 2009, 17:37
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Posted By ElSupremo

They do seem to be a bit useless sometimes. I...

They do seem to be a bit useless sometimes. I went to see a new GP about 18-24 months ago in order to discuss my asthma. I explained how I though I didn't need any more asthma pumps and probably...
17th Jul 2009, 16:05
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Posted By ElSupremo

For anyone interested it appears that the RAF...

For anyone interested it appears that the RAF have relaxed the asthma criteria. An application will now only be rejected if you have had asthma within the 4 yours (i.e. the same rules as for the...
15th Jul 2009, 21:01
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Posted By ElSupremo

Slightly off topic but it seems this year that...

Slightly off topic but it seems this year that the US aren't flying much, is this normal? Is the lineup typical of what it usually is?
18th Jun 2009, 17:16
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Posted By ElSupremo

Oh right, so what advantage (to a lay person)...

Oh right, so what advantage (to a lay person) does having a degree give you in terms of seniority? Where do ranks start without a degree and how many steps up do graduates start at? Additionally, is...
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