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Cathay Pacific Cadet Pilot Programme

Old 26th Jul 2018, 12:52
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Join Date: Jul 2018
Location: Hong Kong
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Originally Posted by divergent View Post
Do you live in overseas SlientZephyrus? They usually condense the initial stage for overseas candidates so that you don't have to fly back and forth. But even if you are not, given to what's happening in the management team, it's not surprised to have initial B right after A nowadays. New people; new rules.
I applied while I was still studying overseas but I've since graduated and am now back in HK. In the email they've told me Initial B can either happen directly after Initial A or on the day after, August 1st.

I presume these 2 tests aren't exactly tests you can "revise" for? Aptitude tests and a basic ground exam test?
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Old 27th Jul 2018, 01:03
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Hi all,

I've recently received an invitation for initial 1A assessment on Aug 15th. As i'm currently residing in Singapore, I'll be flying up to Hong Kong on Aug 14th.

Anyone interested to exchange info and preparation tips, please free free to contact me on telegram: @davidareslaw

Cheers,
David
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Old 27th Jul 2018, 10:55
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Originally Posted by divergent View Post
You can prep for the pilot aptitude test for sure. Go to latestpilotjobs.com, you will see a list of practice tests for different airlines programs, click on the one that is specifically for Cathay and it will show you everything that is involved in the Cut-e. They are 95% similar to the real test if not 100% and that's what made them stand out from other product like Skytest for instance. Keep in mind tho the practice test is not for free, you will have to pay for it. As for the Technical quiz, all you have to do is to study hard on the FAA PHAK. Simple is that.
The technical quiz is based on PPL theory exams right? If I've passed the CAA ground exams I should be good to go after refreshing my knowledge?

I'll take a look at the aptitude tests thanks!
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Old 31st Jul 2018, 08:37
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Hi upinthesky23,

Awesome! Nice to meet you btw I believe your inbox is full and I needa to reply you here instead of DM.

Please add me on telegram @victorlaw_4 and let's discuss tgt!

Thanks!
Victor
Regards,
Victor
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Old 31st Jul 2018, 11:20
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Reply

Originally Posted by victorlaw_4 View Post
Hello fellas,

I will reapply CPP in coming April 2019, looking for some buddy to study and exchange intel tgt.

Feel free to DM if interested or leave a msg here. Cheers!

Regards,
Vic
Aye bro, I will also apply for cadet pilot program in 2019 after I complete be Aviation degree, feel free to message me to so that I can add you to my study group which I formed with my friends, let me know soon fam.
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Old 31st Jul 2018, 11:24
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Join Date: Jun 2016
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yo

Originally Posted by cheryl01 View Post
Hi, Iím just a beginner and Iím looking for companions. Itís gonna be nice if we could help each other out through this journey Add me on telegram if youíre interested. Telegram ID: Cheryl1230

Cheers
Bro, give me your mobile number, so that I can add you to my group, me and my friends will be applying for CPP in 2019, join us and we'll share the knowledge together fam.
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Old 1st Aug 2018, 02:50
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Join Date: Aug 2018
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Originally Posted by Khawaja View Post
Bro, give me your mobile number, so that I can add you to my group, me and my friends will be applying for CPP in 2019, join us and we'll share the knowledge together fam.
Hello there, i m a beginner too and planning to apply in early 2019. Can i join your group too?
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Old 1st Aug 2018, 17:15
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Originally Posted by Khawaja View Post
Aye bro, I will also apply for cadet pilot program in 2019 after I complete be Aviation degree, feel free to message me to so that I can add you to my study group which I formed with my friends, let me know soon fam.
Hi Khawaja,

Thanks for the invite! I have DM you my contact, please check and let me know. Much appreciated!

Regards,
Victor
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Old 2nd Aug 2018, 06:04
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Hi All,

I am filling the application form for Cathay Pacific Cadet Pilot selection.
However, at the Personal information section, there's only second officer, first officer, and simulation Instructor are available for selection.
I know that Cathay only select their second officer from the cadet pilot program, and they accept application throughout the year. Does that mean I have to select the second officer option for my application even though I am applying for Cadet Pilot?

Maybe I am over thinking a bit, but just want to make sure...
Thank you all in advance!
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Old 6th Aug 2018, 13:48
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Hi Khawaja,

I'm not able to message you. Please pm me.

Many Thanks!
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Old 7th Aug 2018, 07:04
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Join Date: Aug 2018
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Originally Posted by Daace25 View Post
Going to the initial A on August 7th, anyone else?
congrats! i have mine at the end of the month. how did yours go?
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Old 8th Aug 2018, 01:19
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Originally Posted by SilentZephyrus View Post
I applied while I was still studying overseas but I've since graduated and am now back in HK. In the email they've told me Initial B can either happen directly after Initial A or on the day after, August 1st.

I presume these 2 tests aren't exactly tests you can "revise" for? Aptitude tests and a basic ground exam test?
Hey buddy,

How were the assessments?
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Old 9th Aug 2018, 13:43
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Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: hong kong
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Hi all, Im new here and will re-apply CX CPP next year.
I am looking for friends study and prepare together.
Please let me know if you are able to let me join your current group or form a group together.
Thanks a lot.


Austin
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Old 11th Aug 2018, 19:20
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Hi Austin,

Nice to meet you and I have PMed you as well =). Please add me on telegram (@victorlaw_4), so that we can discuss and study for the CPP tgt.

Cheers and thanks!

Regards,
Victor
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Old 18th Aug 2018, 06:55
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Join Date: Aug 2018
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buddy

Hi just wondering is there anyone who is still at the very beginning of preparing the cadet program?
Really want to make a study buddy
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Old 18th Aug 2018, 13:06
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Join Date: Aug 2018
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Hey avibe, I've just started preparing for applying for the cadet program and would love to do so.

You canít use the Private Messaging system, add url links or images until you have an established posting history.
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Old 18th Aug 2018, 15:36
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Hi avibe and dany. I am also preparing for my application. Let's study together!
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Old 22nd Aug 2018, 03:41
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Join Date: Aug 2018
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Just about to submit my application, would be keen to join any study group (esp those at the beginning of the process)!
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Old 24th Aug 2018, 04:13
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Join Date: Aug 2018
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Did they close the cadet program to foreigners? I only see the option for HK PRs now..
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Old 25th Aug 2018, 03:31
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Join Date: Sep 2013
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study group

Iím at the beginning of the stage of my application. Been studying around half year. Really keen to form a study group. Please give me a shout. Iím a current Cabin Crew of Cx 😃
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