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Old 13th Aug 2022, 10:13
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What is the Psychometric Assessment like? Are they essentially Cut E tests?

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Old 14th Aug 2022, 11:37
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Originally Posted by Nauti
Has everybody who applies heard back? I applied shortly after it opened, meet all the requirements etc but nothing heard yet.
Yes,

Prescreen interview tomorrow. Applied same day it launched.
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Old 15th Aug 2022, 07:17
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Originally Posted by Nauti
Has everybody who applies heard back? I applied shortly after it opened, meet all the requirements etc but nothing heard yet.
I heard back on Monday this week. Did not meet the recency requirements (200 hours in the last 12 months) so it was a rejection.
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Old 15th Aug 2022, 08:23
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Originally Posted by Sharklet
I heard back on Monday this week. Did not meet the recency requirements (200 hours in the last 12 months) so it was a rejection.
out of curiosity. Why did you apply if you did not meet the requirements.
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Old 15th Aug 2022, 13:18
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Had anyone had the competency telephone/Skype interview scheduled yet?
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Old 15th Aug 2022, 13:46
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Originally Posted by back to Boeing
out of curiosity. Why did you apply if you did not meet the requirements.
Good question. Since I am 787 rated, it was rumoured that they were in need of rated guys and could potentially overlook the recency part. I guess that rumour remained a rumour. As a matter of fact, it's 0 hours in the last 30 months in my case...
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Old 15th Aug 2022, 16:51
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Originally Posted by Sharklet
As a matter of fact, it's 0 hours in the last 30 months in my case...
That's your actual reason. Keep trying everywhere, and good luck for your future
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Old 15th Aug 2022, 16:55
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Originally Posted by Sharklet
Good question. Since I am 787 rated, it was rumoured that they were in need of rated guys and could potentially overlook the recency part. I guess that rumour remained a rumour. As a matter of fact, it's 0 hours in the last 30 months in my case...

Sorry to hear that. Did you get an email from Zenon?

Have you tried Norse? A few mates (787 rated) have started there recently and also hadnít flown since March 2020. Good luck!
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Old 15th Aug 2022, 18:36
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I believe the 200 hour limit is based on virgin doing an OCC course for rated pilots. To do so I think you need to be rather current so itís only a few sims and an LPC rather than a full course. Correct me if Iím wrongÖ
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Old 15th Aug 2022, 19:43
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Originally Posted by Sharklet
Good question. Since I am 787 rated, it was rumoured that they were in need of rated guys and could potentially overlook the recency part. I guess that rumour remained a rumour. As a matter of fact, it's 0 hours in the last 30 months in my case...
The reality in 2022 is if you donít tick every single box exactly as per the job spec, youíll be dumped out. There will be so many that have applied, sifting is done mercilessly. If they didnít want it they wouldnít have asked for it.
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Old 16th Aug 2022, 07:24
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Originally Posted by 737 Jockey
Sorry to hear that. Did you get an email from Zenon?

Have you tried Norse? A few mates (787 rated) have started there recently and also hadnít flown since March 2020. Good luck!
Yes I did, plus I followed up with a phone call, which they happily answered, and explained that it was because of my recency (the e-mail simply mentioned 'eligibility requirements').
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Old 16th Aug 2022, 12:47
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Looking for some clarification; on the job description it says "You must have a minimum experience of 1,500 hours of total flying time on the above with at least 500 hours current on type (hours spent solely as a cruise pilot are not included)."

Does this mean that it's a minimum of 1,500 hours on Airbus/Boeing or 1,500 total flying time?
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Old 17th Aug 2022, 07:38
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Originally Posted by Seosan
Looking for some clarification; on the job description it says "You must have a minimum experience of 1,500 hours of total flying time on the above with at least 500 hours current on type (hours spent solely as a cruise pilot are not included)."

Does this mean that it's a minimum of 1,500 hours on Airbus/Boeing or 1,500 total flying time?

i agree it isn’t written very clearly. Assuming the real requirement here is the ability to act as a cruise pilot/Captain whilst the skipper is resting in the bunk, the following requirements for an ATPL issue (from U.K. CAA website) are:

Flight time

You must have completed a minimum of 1500 hours of flight time in aeroplanes, including at least:

1. 500 hours in multi-pilot operations on aeroplanes

2. 500 hours as Pilot in command under supervision (PICUS) or
250 hours as Pilot in Command (PIC)
or
250 hours to include a minimum of 70 hours as PIC and the remainder as PICUS.

3. 200 hours of cross-country flight time, of which at least 100 hours should be as PIC or as PIC under supervision

4. 75 hours of instrument time, of which not more than 30 hours can be instrument ground time

5. 100 hours of night flight as PIC or co-pilot.

Of the 1500 hours of total flight time required, up to 100 hours can be completed in a suitable simulator (FFS or FNPT - but only a maximum of 25 hours may be completed in an FNPT).


Therefore I’d suggest it’s 1500 hours total flight time, with 500 hours on one of the Airbus/Boeing aircraft mentioned. This, in order to save time and money, giving the ability to do a shorter conversion course rather than full type rating.
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Old 20th Aug 2022, 13:14
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I spoke to Zenon last week, apparently the SFO payscale isnít an option, regardless of hours everyone will start on circa. £65k (this includes flight pay).

Has anyone heard anything different? Anyone from the inside able to confirm this please?

Thanks

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Old 20th Aug 2022, 14:48
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Originally Posted by Stein7b
I spoke to Zenon last week, apparently the SFO payscale isn’t an option, regardless of hours everyone will start on circa. £65k (this includes flight pay).

Has anyone heard anything different? Anyone from the inside able to confirm this please?

Thanks

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That is incorrect, Zenon are giving the incorrect information. Anyone meeting the criteria for SFO will join on the SFO pay scales.
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Old 20th Aug 2022, 15:40
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Originally Posted by Rhodes13
That is incorrect, Zenon are giving the incorrect information. Anyone meeting the criteria for SFO will join on the SFO pay scales.

Be great if true. What's the source of this information?
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Old 20th Aug 2022, 15:53
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Originally Posted by moorie88
Be great if true. What's the source of this information?
I donít know where the person youíre quoting got that info from. But they are correct, I asked management and a friend has got the job starting SFO pay.
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Old 20th Aug 2022, 16:02
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Originally Posted by pudoc
I donít know where the person youíre quoting got that info from. But they are correct, I asked management and a friend has got the job starting SFO pay.
I was told by Zenon that for this current recruitment campaign the SFO rate wasnít on offer. Was your friend in the hold pool from a previous round?

I hope Zenon have incorrect info but I donít know who else to ask as they are the contact for recruitment.

Itís a deal breaker for me hence why Iíve asked the question on here.
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Old 20th Aug 2022, 19:37
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Originally Posted by Stein7b
I was told by Zenon that for this current recruitment campaign the SFO rate wasnít on offer. Was your friend in the hold pool from a previous round?

I hope Zenon have incorrect info but I donít know who else to ask as they are the contact for recruitment.

Itís a deal breaker for me hence why Iíve asked the question on here.


a current colleague got the offer from VA last week and he said itís definitely SFO Y1. Weíll see when the contract comes through I guess!
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Old 20th Aug 2022, 19:38
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Anyone done the Cut-E assessment yet? If so, which tests do you have to do as part of it?
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