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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Recommended pathways for becoming an Airline Pilot for overseas students
If you want to become an airline pilot – or a pilot in general – there has never been a better time than right now to get into the aviation industry. In this blog we reveal the best pathways to take towards an airline pilot career if you are an overseas student.
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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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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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Tips for passing pilot theory exams
Okay, so this was a hard pitch as a movie title. I know nothing grabs you like the words ‘exams’ and ‘theory.’ Well, what can I say? One thing is for certain, none of the exam questions will be about cats, so how about you close YouTube for now while I give you the inside scoop on what to expect from your theory exam.
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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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6 steps to becoming an Airline First Officer
THERE ARE EXCITING JOB PROSPECTS IN AVIATION HAPPENING RIGHT NOW! Boeing estimates demand for 34,900 new aircraft by 2036: 34,170 passenger aircraft and 730 freighters, with 40% of passenger aircraft demand needed for replacement, and 60% for growth.
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What to expect from our Trial Introductory Flight
“For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.” —Leonardo Da Vinci For many professional pilots, recounting their first flight was always most memorable. And for them, all it took was one flight see the world differently. Who says you can’t do the same? Learn To Fly Melbourne is here to open your eyes to the world above and make your dream to fly happen, irrespective of how little experience you’ve had.
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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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Travel the world in a Sling
March 17, 2017 in , ,
You don’t need a big jumbo jet to see the world, you just need a Sling! Both the Sling 2 and Sling 4 have proven they’ve got the stamina to last the distance and with room for only a couple of passengers, those who’ve gone before have enjoyed a wonderfully peaceful flying experience.
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Life as a Learn to Fly Student
Many people ask me, why do I choose to be a pilot or what makes me want to become an airline pilot? Here is my story of how that began and a bit about life as a Learn To Fly student.  Ever since I was young, I have been passionate about becoming an airline pilot. I was fascinated by the huge massive aeroplanes that were able to stay up in the air and fly around, the first thing that came into my mind the moment I saw them was: Wow, how amazing is that?!
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Learn To Fly student experience
Good day to everyone out there! Let me introduce myself, I’m Charles Lau Jun Wei, 23 this year, Learn To Fly student from Singapore. Basically, I love flying and I’ve been very passionate about becoming an airline pilot ever since I was young when I had my first amazing flying experience on a trip to China with my family.
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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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How to become an airline cadet pilot
October 27, 2016 in , ,
It’s that time of year when selected applicants are being offered placements in Cadet Pilot Programmes at airlines in Hong Kong and Singapore. The competition is fierce as every year the airlines receive thousands applications and of these, only 50 to 80 will become cadet pilots. The applicants who are suitable undergo a special selection process to make sure they are qualified to become a cadet pilot at Dragonair, Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Scoot or Tiger Airways.
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