SkyTest® News

New test in SkyTest® IP-BQ Software: Multitasking Mix with Callsign

The new test consists of four subtasks that run simultaneously:

  • Color tanks: Refill emptying cells of color tanks by following specific procedures (planning and prioritization of work, application of rules).
  • Alert lights: React to signals in alert lights (visual sustained attention).
  • Horizon: Track flight director movements on an artificial horizon (hand-eye coordination).
  • Callsign: React to information from an audio stream (acoustic sustained attention).


The update for SkyTest® Preparation Software for IP-BQ (Interpersonal Basic Qualification) is available at the skytest.com customer accounts from now on. iPad™ users will receive the update through the App Store™. (2021/05/09)

 

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Shape Recognition Test (VFF) now available with SkyTest® BU/GU Software

Shape Recognition Test (VFF) requires you to recognize a certain reference shape embedded within a complex search pattern as quickly as possible.

The VFF test is part of the DLR BU/GU selection process for helicopter pilots at the Federal Police Germany. The corresponding SkyTest® training module for the Shape Recognition Test is included in the SkyTest® Preparation Software for DLR 1 Screening (BU/GU) from now on.
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SkyTest® customers can update the BU/GU software free of charge: Either directly in the software (see Exit button at the Windows™ version), via the customer area at skytest.com (Mac version) or via the iPad App Store™ or Google Play Store™. (2021/03/23)

 

 

New test for Aerologic preparation: Radar Vigilance Test

SkyTest® Preparation Software for DLR 1 Screening (BU/GU) has just been updated! Newly added Radar Vigilance Test addresses long-term attention and alertness in low workload environments. Direct entry applicants with Aerologic should include this training module in their preparation schedule.

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Radar Vigilance Test is now part of SkyTest® Preparation Software for DLR 1 Screening for Windows®, MacOS® and iOS/iPad®. Existing customers who purchased this software earlier will receive a free update automatically, or can update to the current version through their customer account. (2020/08/28)



Rotating Cube test added to SkyTest® Preparation Software for IP-BQ

Rotating Cube is a new spatial orientation and decision-making test that uses a dynamic task design. Identify and select the animated 3D cube in unfolded condition among a choice of answers.

The update for SkyTest® Preparation Software for IP-BQ (Interpersonal Basic Qualification) is available in the skytest.com customer accounts from now on (Windows™ version will be updated automatically). iPad™ users will receive the update very soon. (2020/03/18)

 

 

SkyTest® adds Ball Game to Pan-Asian software (ADAPT™ preparation)

Do you prepare for ADAPT™ screening? We just added the new Ball Game test to SkyTest® Preparation Software for Pan-Asian Pilot Screenings, our software for practising for ADAPT™ and cut-e™ selection tests. The new training module is available in the Windows™, Mac OS™ and iPad™ versions from now on. (2020/02/19)

 

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SkyTest® adds Mollymawk® training modules to VT/MM software

Free upgrade for SkyTest® Preparation Software for VT/MM customers: three newly added training modules address the testing scope of Mollymawk® pilot aptitude screenings.

 

Time Sharing Test, Working Memory Test and Rotating Maze - the latest update extends SkyTest® Preparation Software for VT/MM by three training modules. The tasks add additional multitasking, divided attention, short-term memory and spatial orientation training to prep applicants for the Mollymawk® pilot aptitude screening.

 

The extended SkyTest® Preparation Software for VT/MM is available for Microsoft Windows®, Apple MacOS® and iPad® at an unchanged price of 79.90 EUR (download price, VAT included). Customers who already bought a SkyTest® Preparation Software for VT/MM are eligable for a complimentary update through their SkyTest® account or via AppStore®. (2020/01/30)

 

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SkyTest® Preparation Software for VT also on Mac and iPad now

SkyTest® Preparation Software for VT is available also for Mac OS™ and iPad™ from now on - your perfect preparation suite for pilot screenings using the SAAIR™ Vienna Test System (for example Pegasus Airlines). Whereas the Windows and Mac versions can be purchased at SkyTest® shop, the iPad version can be downloaded directly from the App Store™.

 

 

 

Introducing SkyTest® Preparation Software for VT

Just released: SkyTest® Preparation Software for VT adds an all new product to the SkyTest® family of pilot aptitude training software.


This software preps applicants for pilot screenings at LOT Polish Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, EVA Airways, Flight Training Taiwan, Wideroe and many other very active pilot recruiters.


Our in-depth training approach navigates you through a scope of 32 dedicated modules step by step for gradual performance improvements. SkyTest® Cloud, SkyTest® Training Assistant and an USB custom keypad – a specially designed tool to operate certain tests more precisely – enhance your training experience. (2019/10/10)

 

 

 

New Perception Test at IP Basic Qualification

A new perception test has recently been introduced at Interpersonal Basic Qualification. It determines your ability to memorize and compare images with colored shapes in short time. The new preparation module for Perception Test is available in SkyTest® Preparation Software for IP-BQ from now on. (2019/07/27)

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Three new tests in SkyTest® for European ATCO Screenings

In several European countries new air traffic controller tests have been added to the FEAST selections. Similar prep modules called Heading Conflicts, Memorize Instruments and Viglance Test are available in SkyTest® Preparation Software for European ATCO Screenings from now on. Updates are available in the customer area and the iPad App Store™. (2019/06/27)

 

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Sonic Multitasking for cut-e preparation

At several pilot selections worldwide Runway Multitasking test has been replaced by Sonic Multitasking, for example at the cut-e screenings with easyJet or at the Swiss direct entry selection.

The new SkyTest® preparation module for Sonic Multitasking is available in SkyTest® Preparation Software for Pan-Asian Pilot Screenings and SkyTest® Preparation Software for Swiss from now on. (2019/06/06)

 

 

 

Four new Air Traffic Controller tests, used worldwide

In addition to the European FEAST tests the SureSelect™ test system is becoming more and more popular worldwide. This system developed by Airways New Zealand is used in modified form in the USA (FAA ATSA), in Vietnam (VATM), Oman (PACA), Kuwait (ACK) and Ghana (GCAA).

 

To prepare for these tests, SkyTest® has added the four training modules Air Traffic Collision Scenarios, Differences, Value Assignments and Relations and Visual Relationships to SkyTest® Preparation Software for FEAST ATCO Screenings. Customers receive an automatic update or can download the updated version from their user account at www.skytest.com (2019/05/23).

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SkyTest® for European ATCO Screenings now available also on Mac OS™ and iPad™

Air navigation service providers throughout Europe ramp up training capacities to meet increased staffing demands in control towers and centers. SkyTest® just released major updates in our revamped line of ATC screening preparation software:

SkyTest® Preparation Software for European ATCO Screenings is a dedicated solution to provide training for internationally aligned air traffic controller testing standards set by FEAST I and FEAST II frameworks. As a first, this prep software is available for Microsoft Windows®, Apple MacOS® and iOS® (iPad®, AppStore® purchase only) system environments at 69.90 EUR (incl. VAT, download price).


The recent update added SkyTest® Training Assistant and SkyTest® Cloud to support performance-oriented training plans and benchmarked guidance.

 

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Opt for our broader SkyTest® Preparation Software for ATCO Screenings (DFS/DLR, Austro Control, Skyguide), if you require add-on modules beyond FEAST training to prep for tests with DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung (DLR), Austro Control and Skyguide.

 

SkyTest® Preparation Software for NATS ATCO Screening addresses test requirements at UK air navigation service provider NATS. Both software products are available for Microsoft Windows® system environments at 79.90 EUR (incl. VAT, download price).

Customers who already own a license for version 3 of SkyTest® ATCO software will get a free update, either by auto-update delivery in the software or downloading the latest version from their account at www.skytest.com. (2019/04/27)

 

 

 

SkyTest® introduces Video Tutorials

Complex task designs are crucial to test - and train - certain pilot aptitudes but are associated with an increased risk of wrongful operation. SkyTest® addresses this issue with dedicated instructions and training setups that guide its users through the tasks step by step.


Still, we felt adding some context and advice would increase the SkyTest® user experience even further and help our customers tackle complex tasks. This is why we just released SkyTest® Video Tutorials for certain training modules of our SkyTest® Preparation Software for UK Pilot Aptitude Screening and our SkyTest® Preparation Software for IP-BQ (Basic Qualification, Eurowings).


Animated instructions explain the tasks in detail and helpful tips from our product development team show you strategies to improve your performance and training success.


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Complimentary SkyTest® Video Tutorials are available for streaming in a growing library in your skytest.com customer account, if you use any of the software products mentioned above. Login - we are looking forward to your feedback. New Video Tutorials for the mentioned and additional SkyTest® software products will be added through 2019. (2019/01/03)



Two new tests in SkyTest® ATCO software (for FEAST)

Attention, future Air Traffic Controllers! Several European ATCs have introduced two new tests named "SPOT" and "MEMO" in 2018. We developed similar prep tests which are available in SkyTest® Preparation Software for ATCO Screenings from now on.

Both new tests Spot the side and Memorize Pictograms are part of the supplemental program customers can download from their account at skytest.com. If you already use the supplemental SkyTest® ATCO program, it will update itself automatically next time you exit it. (2018/12/22)


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SkyTest® Preparation Software for IP-BQ: New test "3D Shapes"

Interpersonal has recently introduced a new test where you have to count the faces of 3D shapes. This test is used during the Basic Qualification for Eurowings, EFA European Flight Academy, DHL/EAT, Anisec etc. We developed a new training module called 3D Shapes accordingly which is available in SkyTest® Preparation Software for IP-BQ from now on. (2018/11/22)

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PMA Test for DLR preparation for helicopter pilots

Attention, helicopter pilots in Germany: SkyTest® just added a comprehensive new training module for PMA Test (Psychomotor Multi-tasking Assessment). PMA Test is an integral part of DLR pre-hiring / admission screenings on behalf of ADAC and German federal and state police rotor units.

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PMA Test pairs a psychomotor basic task with three cogntive subtasks. Mitigate turbulances and anomalies that affect a green dot, a blue circle and an orange line in basic task "Tracking". This establishes the operational platform of PMA Test - three substasks are paired successively with "Tracking" in advanced stages: "Memorization" of item combinations, "Information Ordering" of numbers by certain rules and "Selective Attention" to an audio stream of letter blocks.

The new training module for PMA Test is now included in our SkyTest® Preparation Software for DLR 1 Screening (BU/GU). (2018/11/15)

 

 

Now also on iPad: SkyTest® Preparation Software for IP-BQ

SkyTest® Preparation Software for IP-BQ is now available also on iPad™. This software suite which has been designed to practise for the Eurowings, European Flight Academy and DHL selections (Interpersonal Basic Qualification) can be downloaded directly from the App Store™ from now on. (2018/10/15)

 

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