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Old 20th Aug 2018, 23:58
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Stage 2 interview

Hi all,

i have passed stage 1 and will be hopefully booking stage 2 very soon. Has anyone passed/gone through stage 2 and could offer some insight, particularly on the personal interview?
much appreciated.

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Old 21st Aug 2018, 12:06
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Originally Posted by SandwichOfficer View Post
Another email today from BA asking me to book my interview, but still no slots - I checked 1 hour after the email was sent. Were there any available today?
Its an automated system mate, there havenít been any sim slots released for at least 5 weeks. Only 1 slot opened up for the 21st of August because a guy I know cancelled his. And it was gone in a minute. Just keep checking!
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Old 22nd Aug 2018, 08:41
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Some slots out for September.
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Old 22nd Aug 2018, 13:42
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Originally Posted by cycles gladiator View Post
Some slots out for September.
Yeah got a text from my mate this morning, luckily got myself booked in for 13/9. Happy days. Hope you all got a date in too!
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Old 22nd Aug 2018, 20:19
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Originally Posted by cycles gladiator View Post
Some slots out for September.
Good luck to everyone in the process, last step. Anyone with info on how long is the wait in the pool.
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Old 23rd Aug 2018, 07:35
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Originally Posted by g118 View Post


Good luck to everyone in the process, last step. Anyone with info on how long is the wait in the pool.
Ive heard thereís currently about 40 people in the pool and they will only be in there while they get dates and classes formed.
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Old 23rd Aug 2018, 08:51
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Originally Posted by g118 View Post


Good luck to everyone in the process, last step. Anyone with info on how long is the wait in the pool.
According to recent internal comms, the hold pool has been emptied, refilled, emptied again and is gradually being added to. In short, the demand is definitely there so I would expect a short dip in the pond if that. I think it's purely a training capacity issue.

Best of luck!
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Old 23rd Aug 2018, 10:50
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How long did it take to get the results of stage 2 ?
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Old 23rd Aug 2018, 10:54
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Originally Posted by klm1234 View Post
How long did it take to get the results of stage 2 ?
1 week, to the day.
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Old 23rd Aug 2018, 10:56
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Originally Posted by clvf88 View Post
1 week, to the day.

could you guys guys shed any light on stage 2?
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Old 23rd Aug 2018, 13:33
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Originally Posted by kendrick47247 View Post
Got an email this morning apologizing for the delay of the result of stage 2, and to expect it by tomorrow at the latest (did stage 2 last tuesday)
how did it go Kendrick?
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Old 30th Aug 2018, 11:31
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Any junior FO's SH care to share current take home pay? I know its variable based on X, Y and Z. But a rough figure would be great based on the summer months.
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Old 30th Aug 2018, 11:36
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Any junior FO's SH care to share current take home pay? I know its variable based on X, Y and Z. But a rough figure would be great based on the summer months.
About £4500 to £4700 in busy summer months, £3900 to £4100 in quieter months. (Little over time included in these figures, LHR FO year 2).
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Old 30th Aug 2018, 11:57
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Originally Posted by Enzo999 View Post


About £4500 to £4700 in busy summer months, £3900 to £4100 in quieter months. (Little over time included in these figures, LHR FO year 2).
Really appreciated that! Thanks!!
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Old 30th Aug 2018, 12:32
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What about the average take home pay for a LH FO?
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Old 30th Aug 2018, 12:58
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A380 only possible for 320 rated guys? Or also nonrated?
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Old 30th Aug 2018, 17:45
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Originally Posted by SK1 View Post
What about the average take home pay for a LH FO?
Basic pay at PP1 is identical, but you'll earn more in TAFB payments (Time away from base). How much more you'll take home as a result is dependent on your spending habits down route to a degree!

A380 only possible for 320 rated guys? Or also nonrated?
Also open to non rated, but the fleet doesn't usually take many DEPs. Maybe 20 in the past 5 years or so.
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Old 30th Aug 2018, 20:53
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Originally Posted by Danny212 View Post
Any junior FO's SH care to share current take home pay? I know its variable based on X, Y and Z. But a rough figure would be great based on the summer months.
Take Home:
July £4880
August £4960

PP3 mind. No overtime. Wild horses couldnít drag me in on days off.
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Old 31st Aug 2018, 07:21
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Any junior FO's SH care to share current take home pay? I know its variable based on X, Y and Z. But a rough figure would be great based on the summer months.
Anybody care to share the same info, but for Gatwick base?
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Old 31st Aug 2018, 14:29
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Originally Posted by RexBanner View Post
Wild horses couldnít drag me in on days off.
Says quite a bit about the job!

-just kidding-
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