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Forum: ATC Issues
12th Nov 2010, 17:06
Replies: 38
Views: 4,443
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

Evening niknak - hows things? Better from...

Evening niknak - hows things?

Better from above;
I can only give you an idea from the NATS training perspective, and at the college very little was taught. I think during my Approach Radar course...
Forum: ATC Issues
12th Nov 2010, 16:42
Replies: 11,458
Views: 2,917,613
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

redfirefly, Gen was that when I went through...

redfirefly,

Gen was that when I went through a couple of years ago, it was possible to fail the online personality questionnaire - but only if you were a borderline pass at stage 1. If you were a...
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Nov 2010, 17:00
Replies: 11
Views: 3,228
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

As a radar controller (well any controller I...

As a radar controller (well any controller I guess!) it highlights straight away that you are a PPL student with low hours and therefore may need a little extra care and attention. For example,...
Forum: ATC Issues
23rd Oct 2010, 11:13
Replies: 11,458
Views: 2,917,613
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

lpeacock It is true that you have to...

lpeacock



It is true that you have to be 21 to hold a radar licence, but you only have to be 18 to hold a student licence (which is what you will receive if you complete your course at the...
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Aug 2010, 16:18
Replies: 11,458
Views: 2,917,613
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

Glad the real job isn't as hard as that - and...

Glad the real job isn't as hard as that - and thats an easy one!:}
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Aug 2010, 16:15
Replies: 6
Views: 1,889
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

Don't count on having Christmas and Easter hols -...

Don't count on having Christmas and Easter hols - the course before me was still in the sim on Christmas eve and area course bods were back between christmas and new year - Easter, bank holidays only...
Forum: ATC Issues
16th Jun 2010, 19:48
Replies: 2
Views: 1,135
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

The Escapist; Many thanks for your kind...

The Escapist;

Many thanks for your kind comments, it is nice to know that we are appreciated sometimes, especially on days like today! I took over from said controller at about 1445 so will point...
Forum: ATC Issues
25th Jul 2009, 09:12
Replies: 11,458
Views: 2,917,613
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

Until you get to Approach where they expect you...

Until you get to Approach where they expect you to be able to count backwards in multiples of 7 & 8 from a random first number and multiply it by 1 and 1/2 while in the middle of a rather challenging...
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Jan 2009, 14:59
Replies: 11,458
Views: 2,917,613
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

"And this one's wet, this one is wet, and this...

"And this one's wet, this one is wet, and this one is wet, this one is wet....."
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Jan 2009, 13:10
Replies: 11,458
Views: 2,917,613
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

For all those doing their stage 1 in 2009, you...

For all those doing their stage 1 in 2009, you will need a tray......
Forum: ATC Issues
22nd Dec 2008, 13:13
Replies: 11,458
Views: 2,917,613
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

Nah, Gonzo wouldn't know maturity if it came up...

Nah, Gonzo wouldn't know maturity if it came up and bit him on the backside!!! (Ask him what his headset looks like at work....):E
Forum: ATC Issues
3rd Dec 2008, 17:09
Replies: 11,458
Views: 2,917,613
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

P-P-Powerbook; This undoubtably was your...

P-P-Powerbook;

This undoubtably was your biggest downfall - You need to memorise the booklet and know it inside out. Full stop.:= If you don't put the effort in at this stage, then you certainly...
Forum: ATC Issues
15th Nov 2008, 09:58
Replies: 11,458
Views: 2,917,613
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

Yep, the full 15 days for me to find out after...

Yep, the full 15 days for me to find out after stage 1. As Watch The Birdie says, there are a lot more people and a lot more test material to get through for stage 1 compared to stage 2 & 3. On Stage...
Forum: ATC Issues
14th Nov 2008, 16:10
Replies: 11,458
Views: 2,917,613
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

They're usually pretty good in HR and you will...

They're usually pretty good in HR and you will find out in a couple of days. The gen for me was an email telling me I had passed followed by a telephone call to confirm it all, although I know of...
Forum: ATC Issues
12th Nov 2008, 07:15
Replies: 32
Views: 5,847
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

I don't know why people are complaining about...

I don't know why people are complaining about this thread....those last few posts have just had me rolling on the floor with laughter, much to my colleagues consternation!!! :}

However, on a more...
Forum: ATC Issues
12th Nov 2008, 06:28
Replies: 11,458
Views: 2,917,613
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

thegolfpimp - Whoa, calm down!!! Worrying about...

thegolfpimp - Whoa, calm down!!! Worrying about whether you have passed the stage 1 tests or not is not going to make you find out the results any quicker! If you tried your best and put your all...
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Nov 2008, 18:31
Replies: 11,458
Views: 2,917,613
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

RMCJ, Firstly - Calm Down!!! If you are...

RMCJ,

Firstly - Calm Down!!! If you are that worked up you are never going to be able to concentrate on the day!

It seems like you are pretty well prepared, and having previous aviation...
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Nov 2008, 19:52
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

.....And to be honest, if you have not completed...

.....And to be honest, if you have not completed your stage one yet, you are unlikely to be starting before the July course anyway. The January course is full and the April course is filling up with...
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Nov 2008, 16:55
Replies: 11,458
Views: 2,917,613
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

Christa, I believe that most people on this...

Christa,

I believe that most people on this thread will tell you exactly the same thing that I am about to:

Learn the whole pre-reading document for stage 1 - including all the aircraft. Even...
Forum: ATC Issues
28th Oct 2008, 20:40
Replies: 11,458
Views: 2,917,613
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

Stage 2 is a structured interveiw, so is probably...

Stage 2 is a structured interveiw, so is probably unlike any interview you have had before. It consists of a series of questions (around 50 if I remeber correctly) of which the interviewer is looking...
Forum: ATC Issues
22nd Oct 2008, 16:12
Replies: 11,458
Views: 2,917,613
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

One and a half hours and a visit to three...

One and a half hours and a visit to three different ID centres later.........I finally got my temporary pass for Heathrow!!!

So I'll third that!:}
Forum: ATC Issues
19th Oct 2008, 16:41
Replies: 11,458
Views: 2,917,613
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

Congrats on getting through to your stage 2!:D ...

Congrats on getting through to your stage 2!:D

Best bet is to give HR a call in advance and see if you can organise something. Swanwick, the control centre, is actually a couple of miles down the...
Forum: ATC Issues
26th Sep 2008, 20:09
Replies: 24
Views: 2,865
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

Classicwings, The unit that niknak is...

Classicwings,

The unit that niknak is refering to is based at a non-NATS Regional Airport. :ok:
Forum: ATC Issues
11th Sep 2008, 06:25
Replies: 28
Views: 19,280
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

Saints, have you considered a non-NATS unit? Many...

Saints, have you considered a non-NATS unit? Many such units still rely heavily on the Controller/Assistant working relationship, part of which make it such a interesting, varied and rewarding job.
...
Forum: ATC Issues
9th Sep 2008, 06:49
Replies: 11,458
Views: 2,917,613
Posted By Bamboozle Woozle

If you go back through this thread (yes, I know...

If you go back through this thread (yes, I know there are lots of pages, but there is lots of useful info in here!) you will find lots of different peoples views and experiences of both stage 2 and...
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