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Forum: ATC Issues
6th Feb 2017, 18:51
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,132,372
Posted By Kimmikins

Don't forget a run gone awry, somebody had...

Don't forget a run gone awry, somebody had mentioned cake or the ever popular "just because"!
Forum: ATC Issues
6th Feb 2017, 18:47
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,132,372
Posted By Kimmikins

Just enhances the overall experience ;)

Just enhances the overall experience ;)
Forum: ATC Issues
6th Feb 2017, 15:40
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,132,372
Posted By Kimmikins

It really depends on the trainee and the...

It really depends on the trainee and the circumstances. In theory, you can resit an exam...but if you are making a habit of this, then how are you showing your dedication and commitment to the role?...
Forum: ATC Issues
6th Feb 2017, 15:16
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,132,372
Posted By Kimmikins

I'm the one from CV's course who got in on the...

I'm the one from CV's course who got in on the third try. It's what I've always wanted to do. Each time I learnt from where I'd failed and improved.
It is definitely possible, don't give up!
Forum: ATC Issues
30th Sep 2016, 23:32
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,132,372
Posted By Kimmikins

I failed the old-style stage 1 the first time...

I failed the old-style stage 1 the first time around; I didn't have a clue what I was going into. It's always worth trying again if it's something you really want. I did, and I've been with NATS for...
Forum: ATC Issues
8th Jul 2015, 18:33
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,132,372
Posted By Kimmikins

Stage 2 failure rates

Just a heads up for those of you worrying about how many are getting through the first part of Stage 2. It's always been a high failure rate from Stage 2, it's just that before there were bigger...
Forum: ATC Issues
20th Jun 2015, 20:57
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,132,372
Posted By Kimmikins

I was referring to the NATS games. As for...

I was referring to the NATS games.

As for the feast ones, I bought one, but it didn't really relate to the stage 2 tests. It had some memory style features, possibly some response ones, but...
Forum: ATC Issues
19th Jun 2015, 09:26
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,132,372
Posted By Kimmikins

Some have had to play them. A lot. :bored:

Some have had to play them. A lot. :bored:
Forum: ATC Issues
20th Feb 2014, 20:45
Replies: 4
Views: 2,016
Posted By Kimmikins

The application process changed middle of last...

The application process changed middle of last year, and as far as I'm aware very few people have been all the way through the new process. Thus, there is very little information for others to pass...
Forum: ATC Issues
23rd Jan 2014, 17:14
Replies: 41
Views: 9,520
Posted By Kimmikins

The scenario you've just described was normally...

The scenario you've just described was normally when I'd get told my ATC that they'd seen me vacate, or when they'd ask me to confirm vacated ;) I agree with the need for situational awareness, it's...
Forum: ATC Issues
22nd Jan 2014, 16:03
Replies: 41
Views: 9,520
Posted By Kimmikins

Lookingforajob - great post :ok: I cross posted,...

Lookingforajob - great post :ok: I cross posted, and you said what I thought...only more eloquent!
Forum: ATC Issues
22nd Jan 2014, 15:56
Replies: 41
Views: 9,520
Posted By Kimmikins

Care to show the material from which you're...

Care to show the material from which you're making these statements? Especially with regards to crossing the holding point = vacated runway? For a crossing, maybe, but for an inspection...you're...
Forum: ATC Issues
18th Jan 2014, 13:37
Replies: 41
Views: 9,520
Posted By Kimmikins

I'd imagine it'd be to give a prompt if you don't...

I'd imagine it'd be to give a prompt if you don't want to give the crossing vehicle your full attention e.g. giving clearances to other aircraft? Big tall windows are no good if you're looking out of...
Forum: ATC Issues
8th Jan 2014, 15:38
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,132,372
Posted By Kimmikins

@mangoPL - I went through over a year ago, and...

@mangoPL - I went through over a year ago, and they've changed the process since then, so I don't know where they've put the Motivation Paper now (it used to be Stage 1). That others are saying they...
Forum: ATC Issues
7th Jan 2014, 21:52
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,132,372
Posted By Kimmikins

mangoPL

Have they confirmed that you definitely won't need to attend Stage 2? Have they not moved the motivation paper to this stage of the process? You may have done FEAST and DART but I think there are...
Forum: ATC Issues
9th Oct 2013, 17:49
Replies: 17
Views: 6,119
Posted By Kimmikins

Where on earth did you get that information?...

Where on earth did you get that information? Total rubbish!

For a start, Ops don't take "vital paperwork" to a/c. Ever. They don't deal with airlines, or the airline operations side of it, maybe...
Forum: ATC Issues
27th Sep 2013, 16:10
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,132,372
Posted By Kimmikins

They updated the application process earlier this...

They updated the application process earlier this year and extended the time between reapplications to 24months.

And you've never been able to reapply and continue from where you failed. You...
Forum: ATC Issues
14th Sep 2013, 10:24
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,132,372
Posted By Kimmikins

jasonmriches

The next course is currently planned for January.
Forum: ATC Issues
21st Aug 2013, 20:41
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,132,372
Posted By Kimmikins

The first couple of stages are now done online.

The first couple of stages are now done online.
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Aug 2013, 18:50
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,132,372
Posted By Kimmikins

Ooops, you're right Whitelighter, I'd forgotten...

Ooops, you're right Whitelighter, I'd forgotten about the Aerodrome route!!

If you go strictly Aerodrome, then you will get that higher salary sooner than if you go anything radar i.e. Approach or...
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Aug 2013, 10:54
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,132,372
Posted By Kimmikins

It's about a year on the lowest training salary,...

It's about a year on the lowest training salary, currently around 12k, but that depends on how quickly the courses progress, and how well you do. I'm now looking at starting at unit in June, and...
Forum: ATC Issues
23rd Jun 2013, 17:58
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,132,372
Posted By Kimmikins

Security checks can take a while, but they will...

Security checks can take a while, but they will allow you to start your training conditionally until your checks come back. I think mine took about 6 months, and I'd been at the college for just...
19th Jun 2013, 18:26
Replies: 95
Views: 18,548
Posted By Kimmikins

When you're not being marshalled it means the...

When you're not being marshalled it means the parking aids are being used, therefore there are no obstructions and the stand is safe for you to park on the aids alone. If you aren't being marshalled...
19th Jun 2013, 15:03
Replies: 95
Views: 18,548
Posted By Kimmikins

Though it would have been nice if the marshaller...

Though it would have been nice if the marshaller had used and taught the signals correctly.

Care to elaborate? Looked pretty good to me!

As for "do they really think pilots can't follow a...
Forum: ATC Issues
28th Apr 2013, 18:19
Replies: 11,596
Views: 3,132,372
Posted By Kimmikins

They've changed the application process as of the...

They've changed the application process as of the end of March/beginning of April so nobody has been through the process in it's new form. I'd go with whatever the emails tell you.
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