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Old 1st Jan 2015, 21:43
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Asiana expats! Anybody home!?

All we need is information, please...
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Old 3rd Jan 2015, 11:21
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Hi guys....I have been in Asiana for more than 4 years now. I'm a FO on the B744. I can't really answer some of the questions for the a320. I enjoy working here because 744 schedule is pretty easy. Usually I get 15 days or more per month. I know a320 has a different patterns and they work more. I talked to a lot of local Korean FO from a320, they all seemed to enjoy b744 better than a320. I can try to answer some questions about the company.
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Old 3rd Jan 2015, 11:29
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Thank you!

Have you any info about A330 pilot lifestyle?

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Old 3rd Jan 2015, 11:35
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A330 is much better than a320... It has more long haul flights. But in AAR only b777 and b744 are consider long haul. With that said... 777 and 747 can schedule 8 days per month. Consecutive or spilt up and the 330 or 320 can only do it every other month. You will still get the 12 days off per month tho.
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Old 3rd Jan 2015, 11:45
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They don't hire onto A330. For A320, the schedule is like this. Month one, 5 days off, month two, 8 consecutive days off plus and extra 3. Therefore 16 days off over two months.
More of the good layovers are going to a330 or 767/777. Still, there are a few nice stops in Saipan, Phnom Penh, Ho Chi Minh, etc, etc.
For A320, there is quite a lot of domestic flights. Depending on various circumstances....it could be between 20-75% of your monthly schedule.

Any specific questions, please feel free to ask.
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Old 3rd Jan 2015, 12:46
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Many thanks for your information, gentlemen!

Asiana is hiring A330 DEC. I'm going to Seoul in two weeks
for screening.
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Old 4th Jan 2015, 00:37
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Ok...good luck. Dress warm. Pretty cold in seoul now
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Old 4th Jan 2015, 08:28
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My apologies, yes they are hiring Captains. Not first officers on the 330 though.
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Old 4th Jan 2015, 17:07
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Thanks guys!

Do you have any info about medical evaluation, air law exam
and sim check?
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Old 6th Jan 2015, 12:59
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Hi,

Medical check is quite thorough. If there is anything wrong with you, they will find out. They won't fail you for stuff like high cholesterol or being overweight as long as everything else is ok.

Your agency should provide you with feedback questions for the Air Law exam. They should also send you the Korean AIP for reference so if you have the time, you should look at this too. There are a lot of questions about penalties and fines. It seems when something goes wrong, a fine will fix everything!!

Sim check, I can't comment on what they are looking for from 330 guys but it will be pretty straight forward with the usual engine failures etc.

Hope this helps
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Old 6th Jan 2015, 13:35
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What is the Korean medical attitude about lasik eye surgery? Thx
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Old 7th Jan 2015, 14:53
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Skindogg

Many thanks for your info!
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Old 12th Jan 2015, 16:39
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Can you highlight interwiew details fo first officer position A-320
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Old 14th Jan 2015, 12:51
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Asiana interview for A320 first officer.

This info is from several years back but I imagine it is quite similar to how it is done today.
Overall process includes interview, medical, sim check and Korean Air Law exam.

The interview is really a chat with a HR person. No tech questions, just an informal get to know you session.

Medical is quite thorough and covers pretty much everything. I don't know about [email protected] surgery, you will have to ask your agency.

Sim check is pretty straightforward. Usual V1 cut, single engine ILS then go around. Maybe a TCAS event. Also a circling approach in RKPK (Busan). They will brief you on the special procedures for this before hand. Basically you fly 15 seconds from abeam the threshold and then turn base to land.

Your agency should supply you with sample questions for the air law exam. If they are any good, they will give you a copy of the Korean AIP too so you can study that too. The exam itself is done online. You submit your answers and you find out immediately if you pass or fail.

hope this helps.
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Old 15th Jan 2015, 15:12
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Skinndog

Thanks for your info.

In Air Law Exam some questions are from Annexes ( fuel, oil, when no need for addition fuel in flight plan ).

Where is it possible to find out these Annexes?

And one more question about circle-to -land.
At what altitude civil aircraft must perform circling
in RKPK?

I think at 1500', but timing must be calculated as for 700' ( about 20 sec for calm conditions).

Many thanks for your help.
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Old 16th Jan 2015, 12:23
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Your agency should provide you with everything you need for the air law exam. If they don't, they're not doing their job.

For the Busan approach, you need to request 1100 feet. You will be fully briefed on how it should be flown before the sim. They will tell you exactly what to do, so no need to worry.

Hope this helps
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Old 23rd Jul 2015, 12:20
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Any new info? Thank you. Sent a couple of pms.
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Old 4th Aug 2015, 11:24
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Thumbs down Nope

Poor contract and the agencies particularly, aviationcv of Lithuania, are terrible. Emilija at aviationcv is not at all pleasant to deal with. Rishworth is just as bad. The devil is in the details. All I can say is that I am not at all impressed with Asiana and it's recrcuiters.
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Old 6th Jan 2016, 14:02
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ASIANA and PUS Approach

THe details you need for the circling approach are as follows:

The standard altitude is 1620' but on request can be 1100 ft flown from the LOC 36L approach.

Ignore the 6-700ft on Jep as there is a note that states ATC can issue lower clearance subject to military circuit traffic.

You will not get this.
I suggest you also look at the VOR-A approach as this is the new baby.

Good luck with the sim
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Old 2nd Mar 2016, 02:24
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Hey
Do you have any idea about the screening process for the A320 F/Os
And salary scheme
And how is the working experience in AAR
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