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Old 28th Sep 2021, 04:55
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Perhaps a thank you to the man for taking his time to share this in detail is due. He even managed to be reasonably polite about them, despite the content which is rather clear. That's no easy emotional task.

People will soon be able to choose where to apply, reviews such as this one are invaluable.

If we can afford it, which is the greatest dilemma, the question: What did you do to your crew during the pandemic should resonate the interview rooms.
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Old 28th Sep 2021, 14:16
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Actually pre covid situation was already pretty poor: Monarch, Wow, XL, Thomas Cook, Small Planet, Aigle Azur, Primera - and I'm forgetting a couple- all went bankrupt before the pandemic.....
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Old 1st Oct 2021, 07:32
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Are you guys aware of employment laws in Europe? I am quite surprise you don't even try to fight it...I did it in the past with smartXXXX as TRE: the country where I was based was very happy to provide a nice labour sentencing. Of course I don't work for those anymore, but I got almost every penny out of them.
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Old 1st Oct 2021, 16:45
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Don't forget SmartXXXX and Avion Express (not forgetting Bluebird & Magma) are all owned by the same group.
Collectively, they've not only screwed their pilots but their engineers as well.
I'm sure they will have figured out a loophole around the employment regulations.
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Old 17th Jan 2022, 09:08
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Does anybody of you have any information about the current "Psychometric and cognitive abilities skill test" and the "Technical Test" in the Avion Express selection process?

How do these tests look like and what will be asked?
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Old 17th Jan 2022, 19:17
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Originally Posted by Wingmanion View Post
Does anybody of you have any information about the current "Psychometric and cognitive abilities skill test" and the "Technical Test" in the Avion Express selection process?

How do these tests look like and what will be asked?
Applying for a job with this outfit should be enough to revoke the rights of any license - its insane conditions on offer. If you apply = insane = should have medical certificate revoked.

Just kidding - the company sounds awesome and the CoS are really good. Wish I was 19 years old and had nothing else to do.
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Old 31st Jan 2022, 10:36
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HI

Anyone has Informations about tests they do?
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Old 31st Jan 2022, 12:06
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Originally Posted by GUMPS_CHECK View Post
Anyone has Informations about tests they do?

Hi there, I just passed the Psychometric test, which is about your personality and few other things. Afterwards you will do a compass test which it gets more interesting, spatial orientation, multiple tasks short memory exercises etc. (It was quite interesting as I didn't expect it)

After that you will go for an airbus test of 45 questions, some of them quite tricky, made to confuse. But overall the exam was ok. You have 1hr to complete it.
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Old 31st Jan 2022, 12:07
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Hi there guys, Anyone went through the online interview and simulator? What to expect?

Thanks for your sharing guys.
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Old 31st Jan 2022, 14:13
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FlexToga when did you applied and after how long they replied you? Cpt/Fo position?

I sent my application almost 2 months ago and still no news?
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Old 7th Feb 2022, 16:41
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Originally Posted by FlexToga View Post
Hi there, I just passed the Psychometric test, which is about your personality and few other things. Afterwards you will do a compass test which it gets more interesting, spatial orientation, multiple tasks short memory exercises etc. (It was quite interesting as I didn't expect it)

After that you will go for an airbus test of 45 questions, some of them quite tricky, made to confuse. But overall the exam was ok. You have 1hr to complete it.
FlexToga ...

more details about the first and second test please ...
anything to prepare ?
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Old 13th Mar 2022, 19:30
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Stay away fellow pilots, dont believe their promises. They advertise permanent contracts and basic salary but is not true. They can terminate contracts at any time because in a paragraph of the contract the so called "FORCE MAJEURE" is implemented. They use pilots for the summer season and during the winter they revert to any pay scheme they want which is going to be PBH(per block hour) as usual. They will use you for the summer season and abandon you as they did to hundreds of pilots.
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Old 26th Mar 2022, 16:15
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Originally Posted by tech47 View Post
Stay away fellow pilots, dont believe their promises. They advertise permanent contracts and basic salary but is not true. They can terminate contracts at any time because in a paragraph of the contract the so called "FORCE MAJEURE" is implemented. They use pilots for the summer season and during the winter they revert to any pay scheme they want which is going to be PBH(per block hour) as usual. They will use you for the summer season and abandon you as they did to hundreds of pilots.
In the e-mail they stated that in winter they are likely to move to PBH, so they are (relatively) open about it.
One can always negotiate or reject a contract, no one is forcing one to sign.

But even flying just for the summer season, its a nice way to get 200-300hrs and recency - opening tons of other jobs to apply for.
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Old 30th Mar 2022, 14:57
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Hi all,
Does anyone have any feedback on the psychometric tests/assessment? Which sites did people use to practice and prepare?

Many thanks
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Old 31st Mar 2022, 18:47
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Originally Posted by FlexToga View Post
Hi there, I just passed the Psychometric test, which is about your personality and few other things. Afterwards you will do a compass test which it gets more interesting, spatial orientation, multiple tasks short memory exercises etc. (It was quite interesting as I didn't expect it)

After that you will go for an airbus test of 45 questions, some of them quite tricky, made to confuse. But overall the exam was ok. You have 1hr to complete it.
It's 60 questions.

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Old 31st Mar 2022, 18:54
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Originally Posted by j4mi3 View Post
Hi all,
Does anyone have any feedback on the psychometric tests/assessment? Which sites did people use to practice and prepare?

Many thanks
There's no site giving you the chance to prepare that test as far as i know because it's a wierd software they use customized putting together personality and math in different stages. That test for me did last 2h15m.
Then you have cognitive and spatial orientation skill test which last maybe 35/40'. On LPJ you may have a look but any test you do doesn't look like any avionexpress test. From january unfortunately they changed all this things.
Online interview and sim check not done yet so I don't know.
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Old 11th Apr 2022, 16:17
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Anyone got a heads up on the online interview and sim.....please please...thank you
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Old 30th Apr 2022, 08:02
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technical test

Originally Posted by Svatt View Post
It's 60 questions.
Are these questions from the CBT of the A320 course or/and could you go in detail, how to prepare best ?
Tks
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Old 30th Apr 2022, 08:03
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interview and sim checl

Originally Posted by Turbine200 View Post
Anyone got a heads up on the online interview and sim.....please please...thank you
Have you done it so far and you could give some information. pls?
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Old 30th Apr 2022, 08:23
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I forgot, sorry:

Is the technical test open book tests or not?
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