Global Pilot job opportunities increasing
July 1, 2019 in ,
Potential pilot applicants often ask about exactly how much movement there is within the industry. We’ve all read about the current and predicted global pilot shortage, in particular the Asia Pacific region. But where are these applicants going to come from, and exactly how much are pilot job opportunities increasing in the global market?
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How to pass your ICAO Aviation English exam with flying colours
Effective communication is an important skill for any pilot, and being able to pass your ICAO English Exam with flying colours is crucial to your career. This can include listening on the radio to other aircraft or air traffic control, communicating your own intentions verbally, and working with colleagues both in and around aircraft.
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Step By Step Guide for Qantas airline pilot selection process
Even though there are many more opportunities now available to join an airline, the selection process is still challenging and competitive. In this blog we provide a step by step guide to the Qantas Group Airline Pilot Selection Process.
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Singapore Airlines Group pilot selection process. A step By Step Guide.
The latest blog in our series about airline pilot interview preparation discusses the Singapore Airlines Group pilot selection process, which includes Singapore Airlines and Scoot.
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Step By Step Guide – Cathay Pacific & Cathay Dragon Pilot Selection Process
This is the first in a series of blogs that will discuss the selection process for 3 of the major airline groups, and how we can help you with each stage. Today we discuss the Cathay Group, which includes both the Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon pilot selection processes.
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The best time for becoming a pilot – 2018 reflections
Coming to a close in 2018 we all review not just the year, but to evaluate where we have been, and what has been achieved; and thence to plan beyond into the coming year.
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Learn To Fly scholarship recipient starts at Cathay Pacific
We recently offered a Learn To Fly scholarship for our highly successful Future Cadet Pilot Program to a Hong Kong student. Our scholarship recipient was Dean Shing, who has been accepted into the Cathay Pacific cadetship programme. He came to Melbourne to complete his flight training and go solo, and we caught up with him to talk about the process, as well as his love for flying.
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The Flying Hours Required for an Airline Cadet Pilot Interview
Airline cadet candidates apply to airlines with varied amounts of flying experience before their interview. How much flying should you have prior to an interview, and before you start a flying course?
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Road to becoming an Airline Second Officer – Matt Waterton
October 6, 2018 in
Even for those young men and women who have already taken steps towards being a pilot, until very recently a career as an airline pilot has still seemed out of reach. Many major airlines are opening up their doors, increasing numbers in their cadet and direct entry programs and offering new entry points into the industry.
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6 Frequently Underestimated Questions During Pilot Interviews
Through our highly successful airline interview preparation courses, we outline the most frequently underestimated questions during pilot interviews. Contributed by Darren McPherson, our Airline Interview & Workshop coach and A350 senior captain at a major international airline with over 30 years’ experience.
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Sharing Experiences: How I Passed My Singapore Airlines Cadet Pilot Interview
Firstly some background about me – I got interested in aviation about 3 years ago (2015). Prior to that, I had absolutely no background on aviation at all, no flying experience, no education, nothing. What sparked my interest was a rather chance encounter while I was working full time 3 years ago. Back then, I was working full time at my family’s business where we run a car workshop.
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Joining the Jetstar Cadet Pilot Program
We are really excited to hear that one of our students, Silas Zhang, has been accepted into the Jetstar Cadet Pilot Program. Silas was previously a nurse before deciding that he wanted to make the transition into an exciting career in aviation.
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Career Pilot Program collaboration between CommutAir and Learn To Fly Australia
Learn To Fly (LTF) Melbourne today announced a new partnership agreement with CommutAir from United States. The agreement involves LTF and CommutAir working together to find and select the most able aspiring pilots who will, if successful, be offered a place...
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The Secret Weapon for 75 Successful Airline Pilot Interview Students
Learn to Fly is working with Senior Captain Darren McPherson from ACS (Aviation Consulting Services) to provide Airline Interview Training, and together we have helped numerous candidates successfully pass their airline interviews over the past 2 years.
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Airline pilot career pathways
There are two ways you can enter the aviation workforce and become an Airline pilot. These are as a cadet or a direct entry pilot. Cadets will need to pass several rounds of exams including a group interview and aptitude test.
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Overseas career opportunities for Australian pilots with CPL
The global aviation market is booming, which is fantastic news for aspiring pilots and represents the best time ever to get into the industry. Hundreds of Australian Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) holders who are coming through the local training systems are ready and willing to fill the roles in commercial operations.
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What makes a successful airline pilot candidate
Airline applications and the preparation involved can be a lengthy and time-consuming task, where ultimately a candidate may only have one hour to present themselves during the interview process with any number of major airlines. It is important to show your potential employers that you are keen, motivated and well-prepared for the position.
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Interview coaching is launching airline pilot careers
Senior Captain and Airline Interview & Workshop coach Darren McPherson doesn’t just conduct training sessions at Learn to Fly Melbourne, he also runs interview training through his own company, Aviation Consulting Services.
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A step-by-step guide for your airline interview
Australia is now in the grips of one of its biggest booms in pilot recruitment. With this, comes the opportunity for many to progress their career onto bigger and better things or, for others, to get their foot into the aviation sphere.
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Cathay Pacific Cadet Pilot Program Stage 1A Technical Questionnaire
December 13, 2016 in
If you are planning to apply the Cadet Pilot Programme with Cathay Pacific, during Stage 1A, you will be given a Technical multiple-choice Questionnaire. Over the past few years, candidates were required to study the JKI Aviation Knowledge Booklet which was given by Cathay Pacific. Now this has been changed, all candidates are required to study the following chapters found in the ‘FAA - Pilot’s handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge - 2016’.
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