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    Does anybody know the number of pilot applicants who make it to OASC?
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    (Original post by savva1995)
    Does anybody know the number of pilot applicants who make it to OASC?
    Less than the total number of applicants, more than the number who make it to IOT.

    Beyond that, it doesn't really matter. No sense in worrying about statistics. Be the best candidate you can be, prepare thoroughly for all the interviews and prove that you deserve a chance and you'll get through. If you don't, you'll be given guidance on why not and when to try again.
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    This is a link to the answer of your question.
    https://www.gov.uk/government/upload...crew_Stats.pdf
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    (Original post by Chrisreed2001)
    This is a link to the answer of your question.
    https://www.gov.uk/government/upload...crew_Stats.pdf
    I have seen this document. However, it seems rather odd that almost half of applicants have passed the aptitude test. In previous years the aptitude test was conducted at OASC. Now the aptitude test is done prior to OASC, so the number of applicants making it through to OASC will be a lot less.
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    (Original post by savva1995)
    I have seen this document. However, it seems rather odd that almost half of applicants have passed the aptitude test. In previous years the aptitude test was conducted at OASC. Now the aptitude test is done prior to OASC, so the number of applicants making it through to OASC will be a lot less.
    The pilot aptitude test are still conducted at OASC, are they not? So maybe the figure essentially includes anyone who gets past the AFCO/CIL and the Capita dragons.
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    (Original post by Fritz Lansen)
    The pilot aptitude test are still conducted at OASC, are they not? So maybe the figure essentially includes anyone who gets past the AFCO/CIL and the Capita dragons.
    I took the aptitude test back in September and still don't have a date for OASC.
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    (Original post by savva1995)
    I have seen this document. However, it seems rather odd that almost half of applicants have passed the aptitude test. In previous years the aptitude test was conducted at OASC. Now the aptitude test is done prior to OASC, so the number of applicants making it through to OASC will be a lot less.
    How do you make that assumption?

    That letter doesn't mention anything about aptitude test pass rates, it simply numbers the total number of applicants (at a guess, those who went to a filter interview, the numbers seem too low for those who attended a P2 presentation), and then the total number called forward to OASC.
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    (Original post by Drewski)
    How do you make that assumption?

    That letter doesn't mention anything about aptitude test pass rates, it simply numbers the total number of applicants (at a guess, those who went to a filter interview, the numbers seem too low for those who attended a P2 presentation), and then the total number called forward to OASC.
    Yes. But in previous years you did not need to pass the aptitude test to be invited to OASC. Whereas, this year you need to pass the aptitude test to be a invited to OASC.
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    (Original post by savva1995)
    Yes. But in previous years you did not need to pass the aptitude test to be invited to OASC. Whereas, this year you need to pass the aptitude test to be a invited to OASC.
    You miss the point. Those stats, certainly if they include figure from more than 3 years ago, would count those called forward for aptitude testing within those for OASC. Otherwise those stats are useless and incorrect.

    Aptitude testing is part of OASC (it's a large part of the "A" in OASC). Just because it isn't conducted with the rest of the selection procedures now doesn't mean it isn't.
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    (Original post by savva1995)
    Yes. But in previous years you did not need to pass the aptitude test to be invited to OASC. Whereas, this year you need to pass the aptitude test to be a invited to OASC.
    Which is irrelevant to the letter you're commenting on.
 
 
 
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