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Old 21st Aug 2022, 12:10
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Originally Posted by Stein7b View Post
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

Feel free to PM.

Someone I know that was half through the process with Zenon before Covid hit and recently just picked up where he/she left off. That person has hours for SFO and was offered SFO recently. So this person was not in a hold pool (Just a couple of stages ahead). Why would they get offered SFO and someone beginning process with required hours would not?
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Old 21st Aug 2022, 12:33
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Originally Posted by antonov09 View Post
Someone I know that was half through the process with Zenon before Covid hit and recently just picked up where he/she left off. That person has hours for SFO and was offered SFO recently. So this person was not in a hold pool (Just a couple of stages ahead). Why would they get offered SFO and someone beginning process with required hours would not?
Thanks for the info. I canít answer your question though. I can only hope that if successful, the offer will be on SFO rates.
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Old 22nd Aug 2022, 18:41
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CUT-E tests

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Anyone done the Cut-E assessment yet? If so, which tests do you have to do as part of it?
Yes CUT-E tests, very similar to these:
https://www.pilotest.com/en/
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Old 22nd Aug 2022, 18:47
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Thanks egwechris! Does it consist of all of the tests found under CUT-E on that site? Or just a select few of them? Cheers
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Old 22nd Aug 2022, 20:50
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Originally Posted by egwechris View Post
Yes CUT-E tests, very similar to these:
https://www.pilotest.com/en/

Surely not as hard as some of those 😑

Any in particular you got from that site?
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Old 25th Aug 2022, 12:23
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Did anyone get an email prior to being phoned by Zenon or was it out of the blue?
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Old 25th Aug 2022, 12:43
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Originally Posted by Seosan View Post
Did anyone get an email prior to being phoned by Zenon or was it out of the blue?
Out of the blue mate to check up regarding the 200hrs.
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Old 25th Aug 2022, 16:07
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Originally Posted by roll_over View Post
Out of the blue mate to check up regarding the 200hrs.
Cheers mate. Roughly how long from app submission was it before they called?
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Old 26th Aug 2022, 07:35
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Originally Posted by roll_over View Post
Out of the blue mate to check up regarding the 200hrs.
Were they interested in the type you did the 200 hours on?
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Old 30th Aug 2022, 10:14
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Has anyone any experience of the competency based interview?
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Old 30th Aug 2022, 11:17
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Originally Posted by Byrne11 View Post
Has anyone any experience of the competency based interview?

Looking for the same
Was thinking to setup a WhatsApp group, anyone interested or can share ?
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Old 30th Aug 2022, 11:23
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Itís a competency based interview? What ideas are you going to share?

ďTell me a time whenÖĒ itís really that simple.

If you need a WhatsApp group to navigate past this stage, Zenon have a gigantic task on their hands.

pretty sure Virgin arenít looking for Pilotís who need their hands holding throughout.
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Old 30th Aug 2022, 11:37
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Originally Posted by ToCatLady View Post
Itís a competency based interview? What ideas are you going to share?

ďTell me a time whenÖĒ itís really that simple.

If you need a WhatsApp group to navigate past this stage, Zenon have a gigantic task on their hands.

pretty sure Virgin arenít looking for Pilotís who need their hands holding throughout.

Clearly you're a little narrow minded.

It's for the whole process and to get to know other people who you maybe in a type rating with.
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Old 30th Aug 2022, 14:43
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Originally Posted by ToCatLady View Post
Itís a competency based interview? What ideas are you going to share?

ďTell me a time whenÖĒ itís really that simple.

If you need a WhatsApp group to navigate past this stage, Zenon have a gigantic task on their hands.

pretty sure Virgin arenít looking for Pilotís who need their hands holding throughout.
Why are you here
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Old 31st Aug 2022, 10:42
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How long did it take for people to hear back after the competency interview to see if they were then invited to the sim?
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Old 1st Sep 2022, 10:05
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In the process too. Comp Interview next week, when arranging this, Zenon were pencilling in dates for the sim within Sept too (providing Interview goes well..of course). Think VA are recuiting in 'batches' and if we're getting all these done now, we're in batch 1 according to someone at Zenon (pinch of salt to be taken) so trying to fire people through.

Would be good to chat people on potential type rating groups, cheers.
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Old 1st Sep 2022, 12:31
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Anyone who wants into the WhatsApp group - PM me your number and I'll add you
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Old 1st Sep 2022, 16:59
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Why not wait until you actually get offered a job before setting up a type-rating WhatsApp group, like normal people?
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Old 1st Sep 2022, 18:09
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😂😂 ok​​
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Old 2nd Sep 2022, 11:10
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Management has again confirmed that pilots with >3000hours will join on SFO pay, not FO pay.
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