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American Eagle (American Airlines Group)
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American Eagle is a brand name for the regional branch of American Airlines Group, a group comprised of American Airlines, PSA Airlines, PSA Airlines and Envoy Air.
The group of airlines that operate under the brand name of American Eagle and are subsidiaries of American Airlines Group, have been known to implement computerised pilot aptitude testing in the recruitment of ab-initio/cadet and qualified pilots.
For more information, please visit www.aa.com.
During current and previous recruitment of pilots, the airlines that comprise American Eagle have incorporated a computerised pilot aptitude test for recruitment called a Pilot Skills Test or PST.
In particular, from feedback provided by past clients, we have identified that the Pilot Skills Test (PST) seeks to assess hand-to-eye coordination, memory recall, logic/information processing, pattern recognition, visual reasoning and mathematics/mental arithmetic. Furthermore, we have identified that the Pilot Skills Test (PST) is comprised of 6 individual tests which seek to identify the above skills.
We have constructed a list of appropriate activities below which you may use within our online preparation software to help you prepare for this particular assessment type:
Use our ‘Align’, ‘Guidance’, ‘Control’, ‘Tracking’, ‘Flight Director’ and ‘Spin’ activities to improve your hand-to-eye co-ordination. Specifically, use our ‘Align’ activity in vertical mode to mimic a slalom.
Use our ‘Memory’ and ‘Switch’ activities to improve your memory recall abilities.
Use our ‘Grid’ and ‘Stroop’ activities to improve your information processing skills.
Use our collection of Visual Reasoning activities to improve your visual reasoning skills.
You can also use our collection of Visual Reasoning activities to improve your pattern recognition skills.
Use our collection of Maths and Numerical Reasoning activities to improve both your mathematics and mental arithmetic skills.
Activities suitable for Pilot Skills Test (PST) Preparation
The Pilot Skills Test (PST) that you are likely to face at assessment will assess your abilities in hand-to-eye coordination, memory recall, logic/information processing, pattern recognition, visual reasoning and mathematics/mental arithmetic.
We recommend using the content shown below to tailor your preparation specifically for the Pilot Skills Test (PST).
A Super Plus Subscription can be purchased instantly online and will provide access to the content shown below:
Num Reasoning (Type 1)
Numerical Reasoning 1 analyses your ability to interpret information, using figures, tables, graphs and statistics and come to conclusions on the data, just like CEB.
Num Reasoning (Type 2)
Numerical Reasoning 2 analyses your ability to interpret information, using figures, tables, graphs and statistics and come to conclusions on the data, just like CEB.
Control assesses and enhances candidate ability in hand-to-eye coordination and selective attention using multiple control axes and visual cues.
Switch establishes an understanding of memory capacity and selective attention skills, tasking the candidate with efficiently acknowledging change.
Tasking the candidate with controlling multiple intermittently changing datums, Guidance assesses and enhances selective attention and hand-to-eye coordination skills.
Our mathematics database, organised in to easy, medium and hard difficulties, accurately mimics the questions posed in a large majority of pilot aptitude tests.
Rectangular grid containing a variety of different coloured shapes. The candidate must examine the grid and determine which shape does not represent the provided values.
This highly accurate test simultaneously assesses and enhances multi-tasking, hand-to-eye coordination and memory capacity skills.
The Stroop test requires individuals to view a list of words that are printed in a different color than the meaning of the word.
Memory assesses selective attention and memory capacity skills, tasking the candidate with efficiently memorising and inputting four sets of data repeatedly.
Multi-tasking activity with three different activities which must be monitored and successfully completed simultaneously. Horizontal and vertical control mode are provided for practice.
Rotating tube containing a variety of different two-dimensional shapes, which must be correctly navigated (or flown through) to ensure continued progression through the tube.
Tracking assesses and enhances candidate multi-tasking and hand-to-eye coordination skills with the use of two control axes controlled by opposing inputs.
Visual Reasoning 2
One of many visual reasoning puzzles provided to candidates, Visual Reasoning 2 establishes the understanding of spatial awareness using 2D objects.
Visual Reasoning 3
One of many visual reasoning puzzles provided to candidates, Visual Reasoning 3 establishes the understanding of spatial awareness using 3D objects.
Visual Reasoning 4
Visual Reasoning 4 presents four images each containing numerous scrambled lines and tasks the candidate with identifying which image hides a shape within.
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