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Cathay Pacific Cadet Pilot Programme

Old 24th Jan 2019, 09:20
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Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Hong Kong
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Hi guys, looking for any stage 2 group mates who will have his/her assessments on 21 Feb. Please make an account to pm me or contact me by +852 69705978. Many thanks!!

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Old 24th Jan 2019, 10:02
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Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: HONG KONG
Age: 33
Posts: 5
Study group

My application was submitted last month
I am currently looking for buddies for the cadetship
here is my contact
+852 63425347
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Old 25th Jan 2019, 07:06
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Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Hong Kong
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Originally Posted by Blackett750 View Post
Hey, I am interviewing 20th Feb keen to study up?
Are you doing Stage 1B interview or Stage 2 interview on 20 Feb?
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Old 25th Jan 2019, 13:38
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Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: TPE (sometimes in HKG)
Age: 29
Posts: 3
Originally Posted by bmczxfwz View Post

do you mean that they invited you without you reapplying after last August?
Something similar is happening to me.
Failed stage 1B for KA in March 2018, and few days ago I got invited to do 1B again on 4 Feb.
but they told me have to do ICAO assessment before the interview, which has cost me around 2000HKD.
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Old 27th Jan 2019, 05:31
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Join Date: Dec 2018
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 2
Hi All,

Newbie here. I am intending to apply for the Cathay Cadet Program. I don't want to apply until I am confident that I will pass all exam stages.

On the technical questionnaire, does anyone have a list of questions they typically ask? I have been informed there is a list of roughly 100 questions the technical questionnaire typically circulate through.

Any current online study groups that are open to other members. Keen for a study buddy!

Thanks in advance.
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Old 29th Jan 2019, 08:41
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Join Date: Dec 2017
Location: hkg
Posts: 6
Originally Posted by fatjack View Post
Hi All,

Newbie here. I am intending to apply for the Cathay Cadet Program. I don't want to apply until I am confident that I will pass all exam stages.

On the technical questionnaire, does anyone have a list of questions they typically ask? I have been informed there is a list of roughly 100 questions the technical questionnaire typically circulate through.

Any current online study groups that are open to other members. Keen for a study buddy!

Thanks in advance.
I didn't prepare much for this part of the interview, it is very easy and requires common sense only. There are 4 answers to a question and 3 of the answers are obviously wrong and you can use the process of elimination. I read the book they recommended an hour before the test and passed it easily, nothing to worry about.
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Old 29th Jan 2019, 10:55
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Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Amsterdam
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Originally Posted by MasterButtonPusher View Post
Are you doing Stage 1B interview or Stage 2 interview on 20 Feb?
Stage 2 I think. Its the 2 day final assessment in HK.
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Old 29th Jan 2019, 12:49
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Join Date: May 2018
Location: HK
Posts: 6
Stage2/Final

Stage 2/ final on 22 Feb for cadet, any one else?
Whatsapp +85267429037

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Old 30th Jan 2019, 01:45
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Join Date: Aug 2018
Location: Hong Kong
Posts: 6
Can anyone give me some advice?

What's the best way to approach studying the 5 chapters of the FAA handbook? Note taking would be too extreme and I was wondering if anyone could suggest a way to go through it efficiently.
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Old 30th Jan 2019, 02:16
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Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Hong Kong
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Originally Posted by Blackett750 View Post
Stage 2 I think. Its the 2 day final assessment in HK.
Would you happen to be applying for Direct Entry Second Officer? Because the two day assessment you mention is not applicable for people applying for the Ab Initio Cadet Program. My group members and I are doing the group exercise, flight planning exercise, and final interview all on 20 Feb, with nothing else the day before or day after.
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Old 30th Jan 2019, 02:54
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Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Hong Kong
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Hi Everyone
I will complete my PPL in a month and I would like to practice more for the cadetship in CX/KA.
If there is any studying group, pls let me join.
million thanks.
wtsapp 68258343
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Old 30th Jan 2019, 13:31
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Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Hong Kong
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One week for mine.
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Old 2nd Feb 2019, 16:19
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Join Date: Feb 2019
Location: Hong kong
Posts: 1
Hi guys! I'm currently preparing for the cadet program. I wanna know more about the actual process.

According to the cx website, after online application, ICAO English test, computer-based test and technical quiz will be conducted. I

Is aptitude test (numerical reasoning)included or in general what kind of test is included in the computer-based test? Also, around how many question will be asked in the technical quiz?

Thanks a lot and good luck to all candidates here.
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Old 3rd Feb 2019, 16:07
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Join Date: Aug 2018
Location: Hong Kong
Posts: 6
Hey everyone, I'm studying the materials for the FAA handbook and I was wondering how other people are approaching it? Notes, some thorough reading? What works best for this content heavy material?
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Old 6th Feb 2019, 12:09
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Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Malaysia
Posts: 15
Originally Posted by MasterButtonPusher View Post
Would you happen to be applying for Direct Entry Second Officer? Because the two day assessment you mention is not applicable for people applying for the Ab Initio Cadet Program. My group members and I are doing the group exercise, flight planning exercise, and final interview all on 20 Feb, with nothing else the day before or day after.
Hi....Can you advise me on how much time does it take to submit the application and forms and get an email for interview etc? i submitted everything on 7th Jan 2019, but till now no news.

if someone can whatsapp me for discussion / preparation...+60143297728 Naveed (Malaysia)

Last edited by needzforspeed; 6th Feb 2019 at 12:16. Reason: added details
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Old 6th Feb 2019, 12:53
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Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Malaysia
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Originally Posted by lipoho View Post
Is there anyone applied and waiting for reply?
yea..had applied 8th Jan.....but still no reply.

How about you?

Can discuss on whatsapp if possible +60143297728
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Old 7th Feb 2019, 07:42
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Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Hong Kong
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Hello,
I am planning to apply to CX cadet in June or July this year and i am looking for study groupmates. Anyone who is planning to apply in roughly the same period?
Would be so nice of you to pm me if you are looking for a study buddy or let me join your study group.
Good luck to all of you!
Cheers.
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Old 10th Feb 2019, 06:55
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Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: earth
Posts: 5
They are desperate. Now everyone with a HKID card and can write the 28 English alphabets will get into the cadet programme.
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Old 10th Feb 2019, 13:33
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Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: GB
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Originally Posted by table View Post
They are desperate. Now everyone with a HKID card and can write the 28 English alphabets will get into the cadet programme.
not sure you're what they're after then table... where did the extra 2 letters come from?
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Old 10th Feb 2019, 22:09
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Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Hong Kong
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Originally Posted by divergent View Post
Did you guys see this? "If you are a Hong Kong Permanent resident you may be eligible to apply with less than 250 hours provided you have an ICAO CPL and MEIR and meet all other Second Officer requirements." Boy. They are really scrapping the bottle of the barrow.
Oh, they not only have Pre-qualified Cadet for those who have CPL, they also have DESO for those who have CPL/MEIR and ATPL EXAM credits. Both are for HKID Holders, correct?

Anyone know for candidates of these 2 streams, will their allowance be withheld for the first 3 years like the ab-initio cadets?

Last edited by DHV; 13th Feb 2019 at 01:10.
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