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Written by Capt Lim Friday, 23 November 2007 02:25
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Dear Captain Lim, How are you doing? I hope all is well. I send you an e-mail earlier about information regarding the Cathay Pacific Cadet Pilot Program. Anyway, I would like to let you know what happen during my initial test yesterday. I am also suppose to get back from them within 3 weeks, but this morning, I received a call from Cathay asking me to go back for another interview. So I guess I passed my initial test. Now, I don't know what to expect from this interview. I guess I will just have to wait and see. Here's the run down of what happened during Stage 1 initial test yesterday:
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1. English Listening Test This is a 100 questions test with everyone in the same room. You listen to a tape and try to pick out the key words said and then underline the correct answer. Watch out though, as the speaker on the tape has a very strong English accent. You might want to brush that up if you are from North America or elsewhere. 2. English Grammer Test This is another 100 questions test with everyone in the same room again. You have 40 minutes to complete this test. Again, you are suppose to underline one of the three correct answers. 3. Aptitude Test There are a few parts in the Aptitude Test. a) First part of the test - there are two short parallel lines with a dot in between. The two parallel lines will move left and right at varying speed and distance and you are suppose to use the joy-stick to move to dot and keep the dot as close to the lines as possible. This test will gets more difficult when your scores get higher and if you are not keeping up, your score will drop. You get 3 tries to get an average score. b) In the second test - it is pretty much the same thing but with a twist. Instead
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Air Security Humor B777 Photos/Routes/Seats Video Stories. And if things get too hard and it is out of control. She is very nice and I think the actual substance of the presentation does not really matter that much but it is more of an oral test. But I guess it didn't really matter as long as you know you want to do this. you are suppose to bring the aircraft to a point in the glide path. You are suppose to decide which one of the 8 symbols belong to the missing one. c) In the third test. Having a PPL or some flying experience is an advantage but that does not mean it would guarantee you a place in the program. You will be graded for your reaction time and accuracy. It is an interesting test. you can barely tell the difference. In this test. I felt a little bit overwhelmed by the other candidates as most of them have either their PPL or some flying lessons but I have never flown before.5 seconds. your chances of getting into the airline is just as good! I wish you all the best! What do you think of the Airbus A330? I Am So Afraid Of the Plane Crashing! What if an engine catches fire in the air? Weather Air Turbulence Contrails Crosswinds Icings Lightnings Night Flights Thunderstorms Windshears . Peter Hi Peter. If you did not press the red button. So that's it for Stage 1 and you will be doing this with 8 other candidates. Anyway. you are going to use the rudder pedal and your joystick to try to keep this cross within this box. the one with the longer wing span is the bad guy. It is a fun experience. You are suppose to align the plane with the runway and bring it down to 50 feet from touch down and at the same time. You will be shown two aircraft with two different wing span. thanks for your help Captain Lim. They want to know that you can actually speak proper English. But you need to do at least some research on your assigned topics before you go into your presentation. you will automatically lose score once things get out of control. You will get 1 test try and 5 real tries. have good leadership qualities.it is pretty much the same thing but with a twist. You get 3 tries. you should have enough time to do it as it only has 10 questions. So it is quite hard as you try to get maximum points while keeping things under control. You will get points according to the speed of your approach (you are suppose to keep your speed as fast as possible before you reach 50 feet as you get higher points for a faster average approach speed) and your angle of alignment. You will do this for a total of 3 times and each time there will be 50 planes to decide which to shoot or not. Yours truly. The lady really only paid attention to me for the first 30 seconds and then she begin to do her own thing and write something down on your application. The computer will try to move the cross away from the box to simulate wind. f) Shoot the bandit. Reasoning Test: There's two section to this test but basically you are being test on the same type of questions.5 seconds to decide to press the green to shoot or red to stop. the difference in the wing span size get smaller each time. you get 3 tries to get an average score. If you did not decide within 1. d) Quick Subtraction . These questions are more difficult but you should have more than enough time to do this. possess the right attitude and aptitude. Then the computer will randomly pop up planes with different wing span on the screen and you get 1. you are suppose to do your presentation in front of one of the recruitment lady. 4. the computer will automatically shoot it down. You will get points for your speed and accuracy. Instead of having the computer increasing you score and difficulty. you use your joy-stick and the red and green button for throttle control. reduce the speed to 100 km/h. you will get through. e) In this coordination test. You will get points for the horizontal and vertical errors. Again. This test use the red and green button.you will need to do 50 quick subtraction questions. I look forward to how you would fare in the second stage of the interview. Then you have 40 minutes for 36 questions. You have 5 minutes for the first test. you are suppose to press the red button to reduce your score and difficulty. In the last try. Truths & Myths b) In the second test . the one with the shorter span is the good guy. Presentation: Finally. 5. I will let you know how everything goes for my interview next week. Thank you for your account of the stage one initial test with Cathay Pacific Cadet Pilot Program. If you are well prepared. All you need to do is to confirm the answer is right or wrong. you are suppose to press the green button to increase your score and thus increase your difficulty.
I have a large background in aviation industry here in philippines.995! JAA Flight Training Center.com Nicholas . I'm trying to get a singapore airlines scholarship but I'm afraid I can't because it's only apply for singaporean and resident of singapore. Do i have any chance to apply for a cadet pilot program out of my country? Oliver lim . online. is not that easy for me to be a SIA pilot. Dear captain lim. I always wanted to be a pilot of Singapore airlines but due to my family background. i saw some program especially in cathay pacific which they have a cadet pilot program.com/global Hits: 37348 Email this Bookmark Set as favorite Trackback(0) TrackBack URI for this entry Comments (22) jobs in airline will we get the job in airline with 200 hours experince. Ive done the tests for Swedish Pilot Education here in Sweden and I made them. I'm a bruneian and I'm now staying at Perth studying and I'm pretty sure there's a SIA college near by my house. 2009 +0 subjects and salary hi im mike and i live in perth in australia and i want ot become an airline pilot what types of subjects are needed and are airline pilots millionaires and do they earn more thana construction manamger or civil and construction engineer mike ... Book today! qatarairways.kindly msg me if there is any international schlorships for pilot course.My mail id vinod_theist@yahoo. i want to apply for but they say on hong kong residence are allowed to apply. 09 Apr. I am a 21-year-old young man who has wanted to become a pilot since my childhood. 2009 +0 How to be a pilot Dear captain Lim. my email is firstname.lastname@example.org Regards Vinod vinod . 10 Jul. 21 Jan. 18 months www.JAA / EASA FCL questions actual questions with explanations books.com Aviation Consultancy Personal pilot services Jet Acquisition & Pilot training get-a-jet.co. 2009 -5 .. software www. Dear Captain Lim.com Airline Pilot . Unfortunalty I have to say no the school because it costs around 850 000 swedish .ibertour.com Fly with Qatar Airways Qatar Airways flies to over 90 destinations worldwide. 2009 -1 i dont know what to do.34. 2009 +0 how to become a pilot im a filipino. thks and kindly reply me. I am vinod from india. My name is Bhupinder Singh and I would like to apply for the cadet pilot programe.i wnat to join in aviation industry but due to family background its not very easy for me.aviationexam. 08 Jul.means dat only with a c p l safeer k c . 26 Feb.SPAIN English language courses.. I live in Sweden.
.. 2009 +0 test announcement hi its aurangzeb here. 2009 +0 Still awaiting for test Please anybody let me know about the date for career talk as this the month of November. 03 Nov. Yours Sincerely. i'm hoping fo Malaysian Airlines but even Cathay Pacific will do.Naveen .. 2009 -1 what cadet really means I am Man ghale and i am very much confused with this word cadet.would you please adivise what the dress code for the cathay pacific interview 2009 is? would a smart tie and shirt be acceptable or are we required to be fully suited? Jon Carriger. But the problem is that my family has financial problem and they cannot afford. Please reply and help me out...plz tel me aurangzeb . Besides. My e-mail add is JASDEEP SINGH .i have applied in cathy pacific for cadet pilot...singh@live. . 2009 +0 Dress Code hi captain lim. 2009 -1 Awaiting Dear Captain Lim.. i'm also clueless on how to get a scholarship. Then. 2009 +0 how do i get a scholarship for MALAYSIAN AIRLINES? Hi... Kindly message me at bhupinder.Dont know what it really means is it before we do our pilot training or is it a scholarship programme for doing pilot training.please help me to sort it out thanx Man Ghale . Hopefully the outcome to be positive for me.crowns to become a pilot and that´s too much money which I can´t afford with.and i am very much worried about it. I am still waiting for feedback of application. I have not received any mail from Cathay Pacific about this and I am worried about it.. I got advice from a pilot who is flying for Net Jets to apply for something called cadet pilot and that´s how I found you..im still awaiting .. 2009 +0 cathay pacific cadet pilot career talk can anyone pls let me know whether cathay pacific has commenced career talk. 28 Sep.Naveen . my name is Jasdeep Singh. 12 Aug. Bhupinder Singh Bhupinder Singh . Regards. 26 Nov. 08 Dec. I am Naveen and I am an aspiring pilot. That´s why I´m hoping to get a chance for an education that suits my benefits. Please advice me whether I should send mail to them for status acknowledgement or wait for the outcome.plz let me know that when will cathy pacific announced their test date?. N. I'm a Malaysian born on 16 august 1992. Since the age of 11 i have dream to become a pilot and the time has come for me to achieve my dreams. My dream is to be educated in a cadet pilot programe and I believe you can help me come one step closer to achieve this vision. 2009 -3 test invitation did any one got the invitation email from cathy pacific for test aurangzeb . 30 Sep.bacause its the end of month and they should had to announced it later and its too much now.Naveen N. I had dropped an application for Cathay Pacific Cadet Pilot Programme in early June and it was advised to notify the outcome of the application after 8 weeks from the date applied. 28 Sep. 18 Sep. Thank You N..se if it's possible or not.
I am wondering if cathy pacific only takes students from Hong Kong. I am an American Student studying aviation at Southen Illionis University Carbondale.? It would be greatly appriciated buzz223@siu.... yours respectfully JA.ill be grateful if you can help me find a scholarship from any airline company.... Brian S C BSC . 09 Jun.i am willing to go abroad for this course if a scholarship is available for people like me . 22 Sep. 17 Mar. I always dream of Flying one day...co. 13 Dec... 2010 +0 answer please HI sir My name is brian I am 14years old from hong kong but i live in London i want to know what do i have to get in my GCSE and A levels .com thanks you.my email id is jamesnj34@yahoo..any airline is ok for me. much appreciated :-) S .... My father used to be a pilot .i would like to whether any airlines give scholarships for trainees like me.james james .. please help reply on tn_weer@yahoo. My name is Joe aisa Jr I am 19years old and I come from Papau New Guinea This year will be my finalyear Grade 12..???? Hi i am a trainee pilot in madras flying club... Tom P . THanking You. For goodness sake will you lot do your own flipping research!! Many many thanks for the heads up on stage 1 interview.edu Thanks. Prateek Srivastav Prateek Srivastav .. 2010 -2 how to become a pilot dear sir . Joe Aisa Jr . How do I apply as a international student. or will the accept applicants from the U...but due to financial reasoning i am unable to do so. I want to know if Cathay pacific accepts . I tried to figure out if the cadet program is apllicable to international students but cannot seems to find out .in thanking you. I am Nepali citizen .. Thank you...com. This is my E-Mail Vongola12th@live. Could you please help me... 2010 +0 American Students Dear Captian Lim. 2010 +0 .I really wanted to become a pilot from when. I want to train to be an pilot but cannot afford to do so.even if it is a bond.S. 12 Jan. 29 Apr...com or eddieaj84@yahoo. I am currently completing a Bachelors Degree in Coe College In America. i was a small boy . Dear Captain Lim I m an Aeronautical Engineer in India. please email my big brother edward aisa@interOil.this dream of mine is so strong that till today i still want to become a pilot. 2009 +0 do airlines give scholarships for indian pilots.. Tom. 03 Sep. 23 Feb. 2010 -1 Mr Hi Sir..Vignesh .. i am living in the islands of Fiji and over here i don't think there's any scholarships available here.com tanweer . 2010 +0 if you could send me a responce at . 2010 +0 Can a international student apply for the cadet programm? Dear Captain Lin.
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