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Postby Plavt » Wed, 21 May 2008 7:58 pm

charle wrote:Does possessing a driving license increases the chance of being selected?
I am going for the walk in interview soon, but i dun have any driving license.

please advise. thanks.


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Try buying yourself a copy of Microsoft Flight Simulator. :P :lol:

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Postby singaporegrrl » Wed, 21 May 2008 11:54 pm

Plavt wrote:
charle wrote:Does possessing a driving license increases the chance of being selected?
I am going for the walk in interview soon, but i dun have any driving license.

please advise. thanks.


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Try buying yourself a copy of Microsoft Flight Simulator. :P :lol:


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Postby Plavt » Thu, 22 May 2008 12:12 am

singaporegrrl wrote:And don't forget a joystick coz playing it with the mouse sucks!


:shock: :shock: ........... :lol:

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Postby jencrs » Wed, 28 May 2008 4:15 am

singaporegrrl wrote:Even if you wanna try for cabin crew, it's not possible coz you have not completed NS yet. 32 is not an old age for you to get into commercial. I've seen over 40s who are first officers. Many Singaporean pilots I know were from RSAF. I believe it would be a good step towards commercial.
If I remember correctly, the cut-off age for ab-initio pilots is now 31. 32 is too old to start. The first officers you see who are in their 40s either come from the air force, from another airline or have been first officers for several years. Many SIA pilots come from the airforce, but many don't make it as well. Ex-airforce SIA pilots have told me that they will not encourage their kids to join SIA by going through the airforce route.

maneo']Given the responsibility required, I don't think I would want anyone less than 32 flying a plane that I'm on.
Glad it's not too easy.[/quote]lol some of SIA's first officers (non-s'poreans) are in their early 20s. All go through the same training though, no matter how young or old they are.

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if I remember correctly 26 is the cut-off age for new recruits whereas Singapore Airlines won't start you until you are at least 26.
It's now 25. The office just has to get approval from the air force, that's all. I believe it's not necessary if one's 26.

futurepilot wrote:If i enrol myself into a self-sponsered pilot programme... Upon graduation, I will be so-called over-qualified for e position of cadet pilot and thus need to apply for positions as a 1st-officer instead in a national carrier right? Will it be tougher to get a career as a tech crew in this way(by paying your own education and license) or by going through their cadet pilot training scheme?
It's FAR easier and FAR quicker to get to where you want thru SIA's cadet pilot course.

futurepilot wrote:Does possessing a driving license increases the chance of being selected?
Not really.

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Postby futurepilot » Fri, 30 May 2008 9:43 pm

ha, Thank you for e reply guys =D

and I didnt ask for if driving license will be an added advantage for the selection.... but to the person who asked this question, its too way off point ya :-|

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Postby jencrs » Sat, 31 May 2008 2:54 pm

futurepilot wrote:ha, Thank you for e reply guys =D

and I didnt ask for if driving license will be an added advantage for the selection.... but to the person who asked this question, its too way off point ya :-|
Sorry, quoted the wrong person.


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