Does Failing a checkide affect your chances of being hired as a pilot?
I have my Instrument, Commercial, Multi-Engine,CFI, MEI, CFII, and have failed 2 checkrides. Is this a big deal to employers for airline jobs? I am not employed as a pilot yet.....these are my inital checkrides, not my checkrides for any company.
Asked By: N-X-211 - 6/2/2006
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It's not good to have failed twice but being hired as a pilot for airlines and for UPS and FedEx is more about who you know. There are so many applications to airlines and freight companies by pilots that the only way to get noticed is if someone working there personally hands in your resume to the hiring people... More
Answered By: potatochip - 6/2/2006
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Answered By: theonerm2 - 6/2/2006
yes . a very very big deal
Answered By: KHUDA - 6/2/2006
Unfortunately yes. Air carriers are required to contact previous employers regarding your performance as a pilot. Some carriers will have to terminate you if you fail a check-ride twice during your employment... More
Answered By: frankclau - 6/2/2006
Answered By: jlowes12345 - 6/2/2006
No. I failed my private and no airline seemed to care. I was offered three jobs and turned them all down. Then again, if you fail EVERY checkride....
Answered By: Melissa R - 6/2/2006
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