I saw this ad in one of our Sunday Newspapers.
AIRLINE CADET PILOT PROGRAMME
If you have a genuine interest and the motivation to become an airline pilot for one of South Africa’s
premier airlines and you meet all the following requirements.
Requirements: •Should be a SA citizen •Not less than 1.6m tall •Academic achiever with Grade 12
mandatory English, Mathematics and preferably Physical Science (minimum of C symbols - Standard
Grade) OR a 5 score in each of the above-mentioned subjects in the new NCS - Senior Certificate
•No criminal record •Able to swim •Must be in possession of a PPL and minimum of 75 flying hours
•Prepared to comply with long-term contractual obligations.
A thorough evaluation process by the selection board will be undertaken and short-listed applicants will
be subjected to psychometric and medical assessments. The results of these assessments will influence
the outcome of the applications.
Kindly forward your CV to: Kedumetsi@xxxxxx.co.za or via fax: (011) 252 9139.
Closing date: 5 February 2009 at 12:00.
In accordance with the EE Act, preference will be given to suitably qualified candidates from the
Should you not hear from us by 27 February 2009 you may accept that your application has been
unsuccessful. No correspondence will be entered into.
Why on earth must a pilot be able to swim? Unless of course this low cost airline (who shall remain anonymous) do not have too much faith in their fleet of USED aircrafts. I`d prefer a pilot who couldn`t swim because I know he`ll try his utmost to keep the big bird in the air or away from big lakes, oceans, rivers, estuaries or olympic swimming pools.