Last Updated on: November 2022

SriLankan Airlines

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The flag carrier of Sri Lanka, SriLankan Airlines is a long-haul airline operating a mixed fleet of Airbus aircraft to 33 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, South Asia, South-East Asia and the Far East. SriLankan Airlines utilises a main hub located at Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

SriLankan Airlines has previously utilised computerised pilot aptitude tests during the assessment of inexperienced and experienced (direct-entry) pilots for recruitment in to the airline.

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Preparation Advice

All pilot aptitude tests aim to assess the same key core skills required to complete pilot training successfully and/or operate an aircraft competently. The assessment of skills such as multi-tasking, spatial awareness, memory capacity, hand-to-eye coordination and mental arithmetic cannot necessarily be assessed within one test and therefore a pilot aptitude test is commonly separated in to a collection of tests, organised in to a battery and completed by the candidate in one sitting. The candidate is commonly provided with two attempts in which to complete this battery, enabling assessors to analyse improvement shown by the candidate.

SriLankan Airlines has previously utilised a computerised pilot aptitude test in the assessment of experienced (direct-entry) pilots for recruitment in to the airline. We are aware that ATPL knowledge has also previously briefly been assessed by the airline during the recruitment of experienced pilots.

The online preparation software provided by will provide great benefit to candidates attending an assessment at SriLankan Airlines. also provides a database of ATPL questions at additional cost to subscribers which candidates attending assessment at the airline may find beneficial.

It should be noted that since our inception in 2012, a number of SriLankan Airlines candidates have used the online preparation software provided by

Activities suitable for SriLankan Airlines Preparation

We recommend using the content shown below in coordination with our Online Preparation Planners to tailor your preparation specifically for the SriLankan Airlines pilot assessment.

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Incorporating control and acknowledgment of cues, Command assesses and enhances multi-tasking, selective attention and hand-to-eye coordination skills.
Encompassing multiple tasks in to one activity, MultiTasker assesses and enhances candidate ability in multi-tasking, hand-to-eye coordination and selective attention
Mental Mathematics
Our mathematics database, organised in to easy, medium and hard difficulties, accurately mimics the questions posed in a large majority of pilot aptitude tests.
Our science database, organised in to easy, medium and hard difficulties, accurately mimics the questions posed in a large majority of pilot aptitude tests.
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This highly accurate test simultaneously assesses and enhances multi-tasking, hand-to-eye coordination and memory capacity skills.
Bearings assesses user understanding of their position in physical space, known as spatial awareness, using common flight instruments.
A challenging activity, Adjust assesses multi-tasking, spatial awareness, hand-to-eye coordination, selective attention and mental mathematic skills.

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