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User currently offlineTiktokJAKE From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2009, 124 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 3849 times:

What happens at places like BA,VS??? What is the interview process like  Smile

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User currently offlineSwiftski From Australia, joined Dec 2006, 2701 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (6 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 3753 times:

SO interview I was prepped for:

- Why do you want to be a Second Officer?

- Isn't it going to piss you off to be lowest in command?

- Won't you get annoyed watching the Captain and FO do the most exciting parts of the job?

- Do you have any ambition to move to FO and Captain?

- So when you get to Captain, that's it, right? No further ambition?

- etc etc

User currently offlineJamotcx From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 1037 posts, RR: 22
Reply 2, posted (6 years 11 months 4 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 3431 times:

Well VS have just got rid of a few guys so they wouldnt be taking on for quite some time IMO, plus you need in the region of 3000hours before they will even consider you for an interview!

BA also are looking to downsize in the next year or so (reduce number of staff in the company) and have had a recruitment freeze for about a year already! However BA will look at low houred pilots if recommended by the flight training organisation.

The only interview I've had and got offered the job asked me questions about me/my family/my friends/my training then we got onto talking about getting pissed and holidays!

Have a look at ppjn.com for info on the current market.

User currently offlineJuventus From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 2835 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (6 years 11 months 4 weeks ago) and read 3157 times:

I can't believe still want to do this for a living.... I've been in the industry 12 years and ready to get the hell out

I guess one man's garbage is another one's treasure

User currently offlineTiktokJAKE From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2009, 124 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (6 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2947 times:

Errr, i thought that BA accepted pilots from training! Why do VS not do the same! Does that 3000 hours have to be on an A340/747 !! What about going to the Oxford Aviation Academy

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