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by StephenM
Fri Nov 02, 2007 1:34 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: IAA Student Controller Programme open for applications today
Replies: 130
Views: 37790

I'm hoping next week, as they said to me it would be the first week of November.
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by StephenM
Thu Nov 01, 2007 11:08 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: IAA Student Controller Programme open for applications today
Replies: 130
Views: 37790

GoGoGadgetGoAround wrote:Interviewers are looking for this, it's a long intensive 2yr course with not much pay in the wet & wild west so motivation will be a big factor.

Good job I'd be more than happy with all 3 of those factors. :lol:
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by StephenM
Wed Oct 24, 2007 5:11 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: IAA Student Controller Programme open for applications today
Replies: 130
Views: 37790

Time went very fast for me aswell. On my questions there were a lot of follow up questions to my answers, generally picked up on by someone else. Again I suppose its the ones the far side of the table that decide on what happens.
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by StephenM
Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:00 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: IAA Student Controller Programme open for applications today
Replies: 130
Views: 37790

Had my interview today, largely a good interview process. You dont find the time going! All involved are very friendly. They expect to have the results out in the first week of November.
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by StephenM
Wed Oct 17, 2007 9:21 am
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Passed the Flight Test
Replies: 25
Views: 4444

Congrats!
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by StephenM
Sun Oct 07, 2007 11:36 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: How do Airlines make a profit - Transatlantic???
Replies: 4
Views: 1558

Your forgetting Premier class too. They pay a heifty price. Also the stuff underneath the plane brings in revenue. Finally as GoGoGadget said not everyone pays the same price. You have to stimulate demand for this time of year. Edit, for the fuel flow figures I have the usage is more in the lines of...
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by StephenM
Tue Oct 02, 2007 5:27 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: Castlebar Airfield
Replies: 19
Views: 5951

Re: Castlebar airfield

Comet wrote:Any of you guys know where the R.A.F. airfield in Castlebar was or is it the same location.
cheers


RAF Base in Castlebar? I've never heard of any significant British Military presence in Mayo. Is there anywhere that refers to it?
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by StephenM
Sun Sep 30, 2007 6:05 pm
Forum: Irish General Aviation
Topic: October issue of Flying in Ireland
Replies: 18
Views: 5736

I saw it in Easons on Nassau St on Saturday, being a poor student I couldn't invest. :lol:
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by StephenM
Sat Sep 29, 2007 11:49 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: IAA Student Controller Programme open for applications today
Replies: 130
Views: 37790

All the best with it. I am not getting too hung up about it for the moment, if I get it I get it, if I dont I dont is the attitude I have. Hopefully that'll see me through. ("it" being the overall competition)
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by StephenM
Fri Sep 28, 2007 7:08 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: IAA Student Controller Programme open for applications today
Replies: 130
Views: 37790

shanecolgan wrote:fair play stephen, might have you giving me flight information on Shannon soon? :D


:D Would be pretty cool. All I need to do now is sort out how to finish my degree if I get any futher with it!
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by StephenM
Fri Sep 28, 2007 5:41 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: IAA Student Controller Programme open for applications today
Replies: 130
Views: 37790

Got a call from the IAA today. Becareful about ringing them back if you miss it. Its the Gresham Hotel that comes up as the number, just ask for Confrencing and then the IAA. I also had a mobile number to ring as they tried 6 times to get in touch with me this morning, unfortunately I was in the mid...
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by StephenM
Wed Sep 19, 2007 9:12 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: IAA Student Controller Programme open for applications today
Replies: 130
Views: 37790

Its basically you have a map with aircraft on it, they each have to get to a certain point and you have to select from a list of 4 answers about the heading and distance. The second is the best answer out of a list of 4 answers as to get traffic into an airport. Just read the instructions and follow...
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by StephenM
Wed Sep 19, 2007 3:07 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: IAA Student Controller Programme open for applications today
Replies: 130
Views: 37790

junglebob wrote:Anyone do these today?
Any ideas of what to expect?


Would that cout as having an unfair advantage? :P

I did them on Tuesday and took about 1hr 30. There were roughly 40 people there. They had a mix of aviation, personality, spacial awareness and English language sections. 12 tests in total.
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by StephenM
Tue Sep 11, 2007 11:45 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: IAA Student Controller Programme open for applications today
Replies: 130
Views: 37790

I got my letter last Wednesday or so. Applied at 2am the day the applications opened. :lol:
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by StephenM
Mon Sep 10, 2007 3:38 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: IAA Student Controller Programme open for applications today
Replies: 130
Views: 37790

I applied and got called for an aptitude test. So we'll see how that goes.