SkyTest® News

ILS Tracking Test: Moving horizon

By request of many customers, a cockpit-view mode with moving horizon (for both the green and the blue/orange version) is available at ILS Tracking Test from now on. In Custom Settings menu of this test, you can opt between cockpit (moving horizon) and observer (fixed horizon) as test-taker´s point of view.

Windows™, iPad™ and Android™ apps are updated automatically. Customers owning the Mac™ edition can download the latest version from their account at skytest.com.



Latest version numbers of SkyTest® Preparation Software for UK Pilot Aptitude Screenings, all containing the same new feature at ILS Tracking Test (2017/11/21):

Windows™: 3.2.8
Mac OS™: 3.0.1
iPad/iOS™: 3.2.13
Android™: 3.2.5

 

 

Now on Mac OS™: SkyTest® Preparation Software for UK Pilot Aptitude Screenings

SkyTest® Preparation Software for UK Pilot Aptitude Screenings is the most popular SkyTest® product in UK market (for example to prepare for L3 Airline Academy but also other pilot aptitude tests). Today we have released the version for Apple Mac OS™.

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From now on SkyTest® customers can choose between Windows™, Mac OS™, iOS™/iPad™ and Android™ versions. Our new Mac™ edition requires the Apple™ operating system Mac OS 10.12 Sierra™ at least.

New customers can order SkyTest® Preparation Software for UK Pilot Aptitude Screenings for Mac OS™ from our online shop. Customers who would like to switch from their Windows™, iPad™ or Android™editions to the Mac OS™ software are asked to contact our support desk. (2017/11/17)

 

 

Now on Mac OS™: SkyTest® Preparation Software for DLR 1 Screening (BU/GU)

15 years have passed since SkyTest® introduced its first prep software for Windows™ - today, we are proud to announce the release of our SkyTest® Preparation Software for DLR 1 Screening (BU/GU) for Mac OS™, marking the significant milestone of availability throughout the four most used platforms.

From now on SkyTest® customers can choose between Windows™, Mac OS™, iOS™/iPad™ and Android™ versions of the software. Our new Mac™ edition requires the current Apple™ operating system Mac OS 10.12 Sierra™.

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New customers can order SkyTest® Preparation Software for DLR 1 Screening (BU/GU) for Mac OS™ from our online shop. Customers who would like to switch from their Windows™-, iPad™- or Android™-editions to the Mac OS™ software are asked to contact our support desk. (2017/09/29)


SkyTest® to release interview prep books

We just released our interview study books SkyTest® Airline Interview and SkyTest® Airline Interview - The Exercise Book. While SkyTest® preparation software is the tool of choice to prepare for pilot aptitude screenigs, it is the later-stage HR interview that decides whether an applicant is actually hired or not.

SkyTest® Airline Interview addresses the theoretical concept that guides each airline interview and offers a look "behind the scenes" of pilot and air traffic controller recruitment. Applicants who understand scope and intent of biographic or situational interview questions are more likely to present complete and well-worded answers.

Interviewers will challenge applicants out of their comfort zones and ask tough questions to pull relevant information. To resonate with this demand, applicants need to discover and revisit their individual stories. SkyTest® Airline Interview - The Exercise Book guides readers step by step through exercises to develop a successful and individually-adapted interview strategy.

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German editions of both books top the sales ranks of airline interview preparation literature in their markets and fetch great customer reviews.

SkyTest® Airline Interview (ISBN: 9783744822510) and SkyTest® Airline Interview - The Exercise Book (ISBN: 9783744822541) are available at 19.90 EUR (incl. VAT and complimentary international shipping) each at skytest.com. Cheaper e-book editions are available at at Amazon Kindle-Shop, Apple iBooks, Google Play. The German versions of these books are available on our German website www.skytest.de (2017/05/29)

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Monitoring Ability Test

We released the new version 3.1.4 of SkyTest® Preparation Software for Pan-Asian Pilot Screenings which contains the new Monitoring Ability Test. It is a visual perception and decision making task where you have to count green dots in motion within a confined area.

If there is an internet connection available, this software will auto-update itself automatically when you exit it next time. Alternatively, you can download the latest version also from your account at skytest.com. The iPad™ edition of this new version will become available in the next few days. (2017/05/12)

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Runway Multitasking Test

SkyTest for UK Pilot Aptitude Screenings has been supplemented by Runway Multitasking. This type of test is used by CTC Aviation during the pretest of SriLankan Airlines pilot selection.

The prep software and apps will be updated automatically. Alternatively, the new Windows version 3.2.7 can also be downloaded from the customer area at skytest.com. (2017/03/15)


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SkyTest® for Pan-Asian Pilot Screenings now available for iPad

We have recently ported SkyTest® for Pan-Asian Pilot Screenings to the iPad™ platform (available in App Store™ from now on). The new app comes with the same content and features like the corresponding Windows™ edition but has been optimized for mobile training.

 

Did you know that SkyTest® for Pan-Asian Pilot Screenings is the right software to prepare also for the current OAA/CAE screenings? (2016/10/14)

 

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New: SkyTest® Preparation Software for Pan-Asian Pilot Screenings

We just released SkyTest® Preparation Software for Pan-Asian Pilot Screenings. The latest member of the Skytest® family addresses pilot pre-hiring and flight school admission screenings at airlines in Asia and those associated with the vibrant Asian market.

 

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SkyTest® Preparation Software for Pan-Asian Pilot Screenings features 49 dedicated aptitude training modules and the current software framework with SkyTest® Training Assistant and SkyTest® Cloud to enhance your training experience. The software is available at 79.90 EUR (incl. VAT) for Microsoft Windows at skytest.com with mobile iOS and Android editions to follow soon. (2016/07/18)

SkyTest® for Air Traffic Controllers: Multi Control Test and other new modules

We just released a new add-on for SkyTest® Preparation Software for ATCO Screenings.

This supplemental program includes an additional training module, dubbed Multi Control Test (MCT), for FEAST Stage 2 preparation. Multi Control Test puts you in the role of an air traffic controller and in charge of a control sector. You navigate air traffic through a network of waypoints and resolve conflicts before they occur. A concurrent audio task claims aural attention.

 

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Furthermore, this new add-on features extended training modules for Math (Math Word Problems, Mental Arithmetic, Number Series and Numerical Estimation), Physics (Electricty, Magnetism, Mechanics, Optics, Thermodynamics and Waves) and Technical Comprehension.

 

Customers who purchased their SkyTest® Preparation Software for ATCO Screenings from Dec. 15th 2014 are provided a complimentary zip-file update in their accounts. Earlier licenses can be updated at 29.90 EUR (incl. VAT). Please contact our support desk.

 

SkyTest® Preparation Software for ATCO Screenings is available at 69.90 EUR (incl. VAT, download price) from our shop. (2015/12/16)

 

Flight Capacity Test added to SkyTest® for UK Pilot Aptitude Screenings

Flight Capacity Test is a new prep module for stage 2 of British Airways pilot selection. It addresses various pilot aptitudes from information perception and processing to divided - visual and aural - attention, short term memory, multi-tasking and stress tolerance. The task plots a flight deck situation with ATC instructions to apply and aircraft systems to handle, while remaining attentive to the live traffic environment around you.

 

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Primary task is NAVIGATION and conflict awareness. ATC will announce navigation instructions like waypoint, altitude and radio frequency updates to apply. Along with this, you have to recognize and highlight evolving traffic conflicts on a TCAS screen.

Two secondary tasks call attention to aircraft systems. You have apply updated settings to aircraft ELECTRICS and resolve FUEL pump failures.

Customers of the Windows™ edition of SkyTest® Preparation Software for UK Pilot Aptitude Screenings receive a free auto update to their product, or may download the updated version from their customer accounts. Customers of the iPad™ or Android™ edtion may update their app for free via App Store™ resp. Google Play™. (2015/10/06)

Android™ release of both SkyTest® for Middle East and for UK Pilot Aptitude Screenings

We ported both SkyTest® for Middle East Pilot Screenings and SkyTest® for UK Pilot Aptitude Screenings to the Android™ platform. These new tablet editions come with the same content like the corresponding Windows™ and the iPad™ editions. Joystick and pedals are simulated as virtual devices on touch screen, optimized for mobile training e.g. on aircraft.

 

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SkyTest® for Middle East Pilot Screenings

 

Android MEC

SkyTest® for UK Pilot Aptitude Screenings


Visit our Facebook™ page for more preview screens. Both apps are available for download from Google Play™ to your Android™ tablet (SkyTest® for Middle East Pilot Screenings and SkyTest® for UK Pilot Aptitude Screenings). (2015/06/07)

Android™ release of SkyTest® Preparation Software for DLR 1 Screening

We just released our SkyTest® Preparation Software for DLR 1 Screening (BU/GU) for Android™ tablets. The app features the same content as our desktop an iPad™ editions. Even hand-eye-coordination modules like Monitoring and Instrument Coordination Test (MIC) are supported by the tablet environment with our virtual touch-responsive joystick.

 

 

Visit our Facebook™ page for additional preview screens. The app is available for download from Google Play™ to your Android™ tablet. Hint: if you already use our desktop or iPad™ product, we recommend to run the Android™ app with the same SkyTest® user credentials - the app will sync your past performance results automatically. (2015/02/17)

 

SkyTest® for UK Pilot Aptitude Screenings: Four new tests for BA selection

UK flag carrier British Airways has recently introduced some new tests in the second stage of its pilot selection. We extended SkyTest® Preparation Software for UK Pilot Aptitude Screenings by four preparation modules for these tests:

  • Radar Backtracking
  • Basketball
  • Selective Attention
  • Delayed Number Series

Customers of our Windows™-software receive a free auto update to their product, or may download the updated version from their customer accounts (login with username and password top of page). Customers of our iPad™-product may update their app free via App Store™. (2014/07/07)

 

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Additional Products

SkyTest® is eager about providing the most comprehensive product range for pilot and ATC screening preparation. Our choice of products available in English is constantly growing. Yet, we already offer addional software and print media in German, that can be operated with basic language skills. Visit our German website to learn more. If you have any questions on additional products, do not hesitate to contact our support staff.

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