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15th Jul 2013, 11:29
Replies: 19
Views: 3,435
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

She's trying to get an understand of all the...

She's trying to get an understand of all the different possibilities is all. Thank you lads you have been fabulous! Have a great afternoon.
13th Jul 2013, 14:19
Replies: 19
Views: 3,435
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

Thank you for the in-depth information lads! The...

Thank you for the in-depth information lads! The problem is she applied to be an ATC in the first place on the online application. But she didn't pick Officer/Non-Commisioned Air Crew and...
12th Jul 2013, 15:51
Replies: 19
Views: 3,435
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

I sent you a private message and didn't receive a...

I sent you a private message and didn't receive a reply so I'll post it here:

"Hello Sir, thank you for the response! I would like to ask you a couple questions which you'll hopefully answer.
...
11th Jul 2013, 18:02
Replies: 19
Views: 3,435
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

Thanks for the replies lads. The reason I ask...

Thanks for the replies lads. The reason I ask about safety is because on of the Sergeants told us a story about how one base was raided in Afghanistan. How common is this?
10th Jul 2013, 16:21
Replies: 19
Views: 3,435
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

RAF and ATC Abroad

My friend went to do her Airwomen Selection Test last week for Aerospace Systems Operator with the RAF. She was wandering if it's her choice to go to other countries or if the RAF will command it and...
20th Jun 2013, 21:33
Replies: 563
Views: 262,012
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

@2close thanks for the reply, Sir. I may have...

@2close thanks for the reply, Sir. I may have exaggerated a little bit as there are a few plates I can see and then another few I can barely see. Most of them however remain invisible to me.
...
15th Jun 2013, 19:47
Replies: 563
Views: 262,012
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

With NATS, failing the Ishihara Test means you...

With NATS, failing the Ishihara Test means you have to do the CAD test. Is there a similar alternative with the RAF?
15th Jun 2013, 12:43
Replies: 563
Views: 262,012
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

Colour Deficiency and RAF

Dear Forum Members,

I am a deutranomoly (slight red-green colour deficiency) and was wandering if this disqualifies me from becoming an Air Traffic Controller for the RAF.

I cannot see any of...
Forum: ATC Issues
1st Jun 2013, 20:25
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,133,062
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

Thank you, Joff. I appreciate the information. In...

Thank you, Joff. I appreciate the information. In fact I applied to the RAF a week ago. Their response will likely take up to six weeks total so we'll see.
Forum: ATC Issues
23rd May 2013, 15:50
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,133,062
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

That's how we all generally felt buddy. The...

That's how we all generally felt buddy. The questions were generally easy but it's the time limit that trips you out. Luckily spacial and diagrammatic reasoning are both more lax when it comes to...
Forum: ATC Issues
23rd May 2013, 14:46
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,133,062
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

Thank you for the link Famzy. Unbelievable......

Thank you for the link Famzy. Unbelievable... looks as if my days of becoming an Air Traffic Controller are over. I can't afford that. Well now I'm lost.
Forum: ATC Issues
23rd May 2013, 14:27
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,133,062
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

Ah man even with a degree they didn't take you....

Ah man even with a degree they didn't take you. Tough customers. I'm looking into alternative routes at the moment and it seems this is another one:
Contacts | Air Traffic Control Training ? Global...
Forum: ATC Issues
23rd May 2013, 14:01
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,133,062
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

I thought I did okay. Spatial you just have to...

I thought I did okay. Spatial you just have to look for shapes that stand out and pick them. For diagrammatic you are given some symbols and have to work out what the command means. Search it online...
Forum: ATC Issues
23rd May 2013, 13:57
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,133,062
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

I feel like crap now. Just failed Stage 1. Can't...

I feel like crap now. Just failed Stage 1. Can't believe it... I finally managed to arrange a tower visit at Luton as well. :\

Is there anything I can do? They said in the email that I would have...
Forum: ATC Issues
20th May 2013, 14:00
Replies: 14
Views: 3,103
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

Hmm Chevvron, I tried to contact Luton but their...

Hmm Chevvron, I tried to contact Luton but their answer machine (01582 405100) is anything but helpful and their contacts page is a clutter of irrelevant, to me, information (Contacts - London Luton...
Forum: ATC Issues
20th May 2013, 13:56
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,133,062
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

I appreciate the response Jof. Thank you. You...

I appreciate the response Jof. Thank you. You never want to be over dressed (tuxedo) or under dressed (naked) so I thought it was worth asking :)
Forum: ATC Issues
16th May 2013, 22:54
Replies: 14
Views: 3,103
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

Apologies for not having made it obvious. I'm a...

Apologies for not having made it obvious. I'm a trainee ATC on Stage #1 of the application for NATS. I want to visit a tower so I can get a taste of my future experience. I'm trying to do this as...
Forum: ATC Issues
16th May 2013, 16:50
Replies: 14
Views: 3,103
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

Are there any known airports which would allow a...

Are there any known airports which would allow a student like me to visit their towers? London City Airport said that I must do this through NATS as did Heathrow. I've yet to receive a reply from...
Forum: ATC Issues
16th May 2013, 15:49
Replies: 14
Views: 3,103
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

Confused about how to visit a control tower?

Dear Forum Members,

I've tried to contact a few local airports for a chance to visit the control towers. Heathrow told me that I need to organise this through NATS. It states in NATS' FAQs that I...
Forum: ATC Issues
15th May 2013, 16:55
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,133,062
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

Don't be too hard on yourself BOLT. Unless they...

Don't be too hard on yourself BOLT. Unless they tell you you've failed you keep refreshing that damn inbox! It's been a week now and I have yet to see a reply. I hope this is a good thing, haha. Good...
Forum: ATC Issues
10th May 2013, 18:07
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,133,062
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

Gosh. Recently done the Stage 0 - Online Test....

Gosh. Recently done the Stage 0 - Online Test. Verbal was okay, error checking was sweet as honey but I got destroyed at the mathematical aspect. It honestly wasn't hard but with the time limit you'd...
20th Apr 2013, 16:43
Replies: 563
Views: 262,012
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

Lol it's not a screen shot. It's probably the...

Lol it's not a screen shot. It's probably the video you were speaking of. But yes CAD is not in the EASA standard. We should be doing lantern/anamoloscopy instead. But oh well :\
20th Apr 2013, 10:14
Replies: 563
Views: 262,012
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

Oh man that's terrible news :( I called...

Oh man that's terrible news :(

I called NATS the other day and it seems that there isn't an obvious correlation between how many Ishihara plates one can see and how well they do on their CAD...
13th Apr 2013, 21:20
Replies: 563
Views: 262,012
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

@2close: Thank you for your informative reply!...

@2close: Thank you for your informative reply! What's the chances of me doing well at the CAD tests when I can't see a single Ishihara plate? My parents have sat with me and went through all the...
Forum: ATC Issues
13th Apr 2013, 21:10
Replies: 7
Views: 9,257
Posted By FlyingBlindUK

You people are amazing, thank you for your time. ...

You people are amazing, thank you for your time.

@CTG: Your post just gave me new hope! I can easily differentiate between red and green and it's the shades which seem to get me during the...
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