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Operator Classification
Operator name: CAE Oxford Aviation Academy (Flight School)
Operator type: Legacy
Region: Europe
Country: UK
 
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Pension Details
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Company pension: CAE OAA contributes 6%, employee 3% minimum.  
29/Sep/14
   
Conditions
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Roster 6 on, 3 off - alternating EARLIES (0600-1400) and LATES (1200-2000). Company aiming to schedule up to 6 revenue hours a day. LEAVE: 25 days per annum
5/Feb/18
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Yes - through touchdown
29/Sep/14
 
Employment Situation For Pilots
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  Current Situation:  
Full-time FIs numbers have been greatly reduced, only 10 remaining now plus 2 lifestyles (3 months on, 3 off). In 2014 there were nearly 30 full-time FIs. Since November 2017 the company has been attempting to change FIs' Ts&Cs by increasing revenue hours from 660 to 880 (+33%) with no pay rise and other fundamental changes. Despite most of the FIs rejecting it based on operational limitations, fairness and safety grounds, the company has demonstrated unwillingness to negotiate. In the meantime more contractors have been and are being recruited to fill up gaps, as more and more full-time FIs are leaving. Also, a 'holiday embargo' has been placed for the month of March 2018 without any official notice. Students numbers are high, although lack of FIs and aircraft reliability/shortage are hampering progress. 13/Mar/18
   
  Outlook:  
The new contract should be rolled out by mid-late March 2018, although it is likely some delays may occur. The most significant change is the new revenue target of 880 hours but with no pay increase. Other changes include a rev-ised variable pay element based on flown hours (formerly known as 'bonus'), loss of crediting for sickness/leave and periodic (monthly) performance management. More details will be published at later stage. 13/Mar/18
     
  Overall Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):  
Neutral   13/Mar/18
   
Entry Requirements
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  Captain  
New requirements: 500 TT (down from 1500TT), 200 PIC (down from 1000), 200 instructional (down from 1000) and 200 IFR (down from 300). A further drop in requirements is possible due to insufficient intake of contractors. 13/Mar/18
     
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Recruitment Process
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Application and screening by CAE PARC first. Then, interview with HR and CFI/HOT (no more advanced COMPASS test including general knowledge, maths and psychometric test); and finally a sim check. 5/Feb/18
     
Fleet
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  Current:  
OXF: 7 PA34 (down from 14), 2 C182 (down from 6), 1 Zlin. 13/Mar/18
     
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Recruitment Contact For Pilots
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  Preferred method of application:  
Through CAE PARC only; no other method accepted 5/Feb/18
     
  Name:    
Desiree Wegner   5/Feb/18
  Job Title:  
HR Manager   5/Apr/13
  Address:    
London Oxford Airport Kidlington OX5 1QX   5/Apr/13
       
Tel: 01865 841 234 5/Apr/13
Fax: 01865 378 797 5/Apr/13
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  Website:   
http://www.caeoaa.com/   13/Jun/16
  Pilot vacancies webpage:   
http://www.caeoaa.com/careers   13/Jun/16
  Online application form link:   
 
     
Bases For Pilots
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Flying: OXF only. Theoretical knowledge and MCC: OXF, BRU, MAD.   13/Mar/18

 

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