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27th Mar 2008, 17:25
Replies: 3,816
Views: 2,240,868
Posted By Hornetboy

MudRat, Just got your email. Sorry about the...

MudRat,

Just got your email. Sorry about the 2 month late reply - I haven't been PPRUNeing (or checking that email) for a long time. I'll do a public reply as this info may be handy - it was to...
1st Oct 2005, 09:36
Replies: 3,816
Views: 2,240,868
Posted By Hornetboy

Shoutingwind, I think it really depends on...

Shoutingwind,

I think it really depends on the type of person who would be willing to do something else to get a foot in the door if at first unsuccessful. By the way I lost the screenname...
4th Jun 2005, 06:53
Replies: 3,816
Views: 2,240,868
Posted By Hornetboy

Hey FastJetz, It all depends who you speak...

Hey FastJetz,

It all depends who you speak to, unfortunately. I found not all the medical staff were aware of the latest adjustments when I was researching, and I'd imagine it would be hard to be....
18th Apr 2005, 09:13
Replies: 3,816
Views: 2,240,868
Posted By Hornetboy

Reacher, Cheers mate. What I was thinking...

Reacher,

Cheers mate. What I was thinking was perhaps letting everyone complete the initial testing/interviews before getting someone(s) to consider the balance and make the judgement of whether...
16th Apr 2005, 12:05
Replies: 3,816
Views: 2,240,868
Posted By Hornetboy

G'day Milt, What was involved in the testing...

G'day Milt,

What was involved in the testing when you went through? It's not my place to make a conclusive judgement, because no matter what it's got to be a difficult job assessing every...
23rd Mar 2005, 14:14
Replies: 47
Views: 7,516
Posted By Hornetboy

lol Tipsy, the "stealthed" F-117 must have done a...

lol Tipsy, the "stealthed" F-117 must have done a fair bit of display flying too then.

OWAP...........................................sorry mate. ;)
21st Mar 2005, 17:04
Replies: 47
Views: 7,516
Posted By Hornetboy

Chadzat, 6 days wasn't it? Having been...

Chadzat,

6 days wasn't it?

Having been to the last 5 or so consecutive Avalon Airshows, I have still not yet seen....
- F-14
- Harrier
- Jaguar
- F-5
- F-4
3rd Mar 2005, 10:49
Replies: 3,816
Views: 2,240,868
Posted By Hornetboy

Just a little tip if I may, Apart from...

Just a little tip if I may,

Apart from knowing your stuff about bases and training, lifestyle, and aircraft, there is one more thing that could help. I've been through more than my share of...
9th Dec 2004, 15:51
Replies: 3,816
Views: 2,240,868
Posted By Hornetboy

Olena, Congratulations! I know the feeling...

Olena,

Congratulations! I know the feeling ;)

Of course I'm willing to help ya out, as people on here have helped me in the past, but there are limits as to exactly what we can answer, as we...
1st Oct 2004, 18:11
Replies: 3,816
Views: 2,240,868
Posted By Hornetboy

Hey guys, I thought I'd post again as I have...

Hey guys,

I thought I'd post again as I have some information that may be of use, and also wanted to let everyone know that I'm back in the race now. My appeal was cleared. I could hardly believe...
5th Aug 2004, 13:53
Replies: 3,816
Views: 2,240,868
Posted By Hornetboy

Wow this thread just keeps getting revived! ...

Wow this thread just keeps getting revived!

I'll briefly share what I can remember about my acceptance from last year. It took around 3 weeks after successful Stage 1 testing before I received...
10th Jul 2004, 04:33
Replies: 3,816
Views: 2,240,868
Posted By Hornetboy

G’day guys, So sorry for not replying sooner...

G’day guys,

So sorry for not replying sooner but I haven’t been perusing the boards of PPRUNE as often lately, and in fact only caught this thread by chance. I decided I would take a day before...
31st Mar 2004, 07:27
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By Hornetboy

Cheers guys, Thanks for all replies. Good to...

Cheers guys,

Thanks for all replies. Good to hear as I'm considering a trip around the world (in perhaps somewhat more than 80 days) upon graduation. My poor bank account...

Any more replies...
28th Mar 2004, 20:10
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By Hornetboy

Timespan to find a job upon licensing

Hey guys,

I'll be getting my CPL/fATPL by the end of this year (Godwilling), and was wondering about something I've heard maybe a couple of times about a limited timespan upon getting your license...
30th Apr 2003, 23:04
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By Hornetboy

ehhh....target (flag sorta thing) towing maybe? I...

ehhh....target (flag sorta thing) towing maybe? I saw a couple at the Aussie Airshow this year carrying pods that looked like stand-off weapons. Apparently they get ex-hornet pilots to fly these...
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By Hornetboy

Scroggs I read somewhere that most aptitude...

Scroggs I read somewhere that most aptitude testing scores are converted into stanines in a procedure called "Standardisation". Basically 1 to 9, with the average being 5, and as it is under a normal...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,575
Posted By Hornetboy

Any Others?

Don't mean to steal the thread....but if anyone else has any more links to other aptitudes - particularly pilot ones but not necessarily - pleeeeeez post them. Thanks!
9th Jan 2003, 19:53
Replies: 40
Views: 5,566
Posted By Hornetboy

Recently received Night Rating here. We trained...

Recently received Night Rating here. We trained in electrical failures, flapless, but no PFL's. Seem to recall it was suggested to land somewhere just outside cities, hoping to get some light yet...
9th Jan 2003, 17:59
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By Hornetboy

Last Flight Safety issue has a discount thingy...

Last Flight Safety issue has a discount thingy for trade day tickets. I heard somewhere that any pilot could get in? Just bring your flight crew license, and that's proof you have an "operational"...
24th Dec 2002, 16:13
Replies: 25
Views: 5,040
Posted By Hornetboy

RMIT's degree course down in Melbourne is closing...

RMIT's degree course down in Melbourne is closing down as well. What's happening with these things??
12th Dec 2002, 09:04
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By Hornetboy

Kamitori, Just sat for all 7. Passed, but...

Kamitori,

Just sat for all 7. Passed, but some only through God's grace. With this new system they pretty much ensure you have no excessively weak points that can be hidden with a high average...
28th Aug 2002, 08:22
Replies: 38
Views: 2,949
Posted By Hornetboy

G'day to everyone, a new poster to this forum...

G'day to everyone, a new poster to this forum here. Been dropping in for a couple months ever since I got that shiny new PPL, and now found something I just have to reply to.

Flock1, I can totally...
9th Jul 2002, 21:18
Replies: 10
Views: 1,593
Posted By Hornetboy

Hydration trade-offs

....I'd rather be slightly dehydrated than be forced to hydrate the aircraft seat on a 4-hour nav. Have you read exactly how much you have to drink to keep yourself completely hydrated?? Landing with...
3rd May 2002, 15:53
Replies: 27
Views: 3,711
Posted By Hornetboy

Geez uhhh RD.....that could be a questionable...

Geez uhhh RD.....that could be a questionable attitude, to say the least.
25th Jan 2002, 18:22
Replies: 3,816
Views: 2,240,868
Posted By Hornetboy

Post Phew! Tough week. Thanks so much once again to...

Phew! Tough week. Thanks so much once again to the guys who have given me all that advice. Look this has been so helpful, and I appreciate every single contributor. I still have a fair bit of...
23rd Jan 2002, 17:44
Replies: 3,816
Views: 2,240,868
Posted By Hornetboy

Post Just a quick thank you message to Surditas and...

Just a quick thank you message to Surditas and Trash in particular for the helpful, lengthy advice. Been really busy (and lacking a lot of sleep this week) so I'll finish this off later, but thought...
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By Hornetboy

Post Eagle, that's too bad man. I also failed one...

Eagle, that's too bad man. I also failed one sector on the aptitude tests a week ago, except this was for the RAAF. Check out the thread titled "RAAF Aptitude Test Results" on the Military forum. I...
20th Jan 2002, 18:06
Replies: 3,816
Views: 2,240,868
Posted By Hornetboy

Post Wow that's really helpful stuff RR. Thanks a...

Wow that's really helpful stuff RR. Thanks a whole bunch. Printed it up for further reference. lol

First, Cougar, I'm really not sure how old that newspaper article was. I actually read it behind...
18th Jan 2002, 12:55
Replies: 3,816
Views: 2,240,868
Posted By Hornetboy

Post Thanks Scran. I hope you know that I mean no...

Thanks Scran. I hope you know that I mean no offense about ATC's, it's just not something I see myself doing. Too bad about the bald guy <img src="wink.gif" border="0">

I also hope not to be a...
17th Jan 2002, 19:11
Replies: 3,816
Views: 2,240,868
Posted By Hornetboy

Post Thanks again for the replies guys. Relief to know...

Thanks again for the replies guys. Relief to know I'm not the only one shot down on first try.

Scran....uhhh.....don't worry about stress? bout 16 months ago I went for work experience up at East...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Jan 2002, 09:19
Replies: 4
Views: 6,270
Posted By Hornetboy

Post Hey CB, Really sorry this is totally irrelevant...

Hey CB,
Really sorry this is totally irrelevant to your post, but would you be able to shoot an email my way so i can reply? Too bad the private messages were eliminated. I'd like to ask you for...
17th Jan 2002, 09:09
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By Hornetboy

Post I'm pretty interested. I've got a year to do...

I'm pretty interested. I've got a year to do anything to make myself more appealing for the RAAF so my interest in PRK/LASIK has just been resurrected. CB's already helped me out with some...
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By Hornetboy

Post Uhhhh Herluf.....why go AF Reserve when you can...

Uhhhh Herluf.....why go AF Reserve when you can go Air National Guard?? Air National Guard takes guys that haven't had previous military flying experience. And this is for all ANG units, not just...
16th Jan 2002, 08:31
Replies: 3,816
Views: 2,240,868
Posted By Hornetboy

Post Thanks a whole heap guys. You all gave really...

Thanks a whole heap guys. You all gave really helpful advice. All seemed to have overlapping advice, so I'm definitely not going to ignore any of it. I'll address all your statements personally...
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By Hornetboy

Post BFH, in the US it's actually much better if you...

BFH, in the US it's actually much better if you have previous flying experience. Do a little research on it on the AF sites and visit <a href="http://www.studentpilot.net"...
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