Last Updated on: April 2021

Titan Airways First Officer Programme

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Based at London Stansted Airport, Titan Airways is a British charter airline that was founded in 1998. The airline operates a mixed fleet of Boeing and Airbus narrow and wide-body aircraft for short notice ACMI (Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance & Insurance) and wet lease operations as well as ad-hoc passenger and cargo charter services.

Titan Airways recruits experienced pilots and is currently operating the Titan Airways First Officer Programme in partnership with Virtual Aviation.

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.

In particular, the Titan Airways First Officer Programme incorporates a Cut-E online assessment as part of the application process.

The Cut-E assessment of pilots tends to incorporate the analysis of numerical reasoning, verbal reasoning, deductive-logical thinking, inductive-logical thinking, spatial awareness, multi-tasking, reaction speed, memory capacity, complex control (hand-to-eye coordination) and the ability to concentrate and/or monitor.

Given that the Cut-E assessment is an online assessment solution, pilots candidates are typically invited to participate in assessment by way of an email containing an invitation. In some circumstances, pilot candidates may be required to participate in further activities in a second phase to verify their competence.

Further information on the specific modules recommended to be used for the assessment of pilots by Cut-E can be found here.

Activities suitable for Titan Airways First Officer Programme Preparation

The Cut-E psychometric test that you are likely to face at assessment with Titan Airways will assess abilities such as spatial awareness, numerical reasoning, verbal reasoning, technical reasoning and manipulating abstract or logical symbols within diagrammatic reasoning (also known as visual reasoning) tests.

We recommend using the content shown below to tailor your preparation specifically for the Cut-E psychometric test with Titan Airways.

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 Cut-E.
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 Cut-E.
Visual Reasoning 2
Visual Reasoning 2 requires the candidate to identify a pattern and route from a collection of images by selecting from four available options.
Verbal Reasoning (Type 2)
Our verbal reasoning content, with multiple passages per test, accurately mimics the questions posed in a large majority of pilot aptitude and psychometric tests, including CEB/SHL, Talent Q and Cut-E.
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.
Visual Reasoning 3
Visual Reasoning 3 presents cube nets with each panel containing a symbol. Candidate must identify which cube net relates to the three-dimensional cube.
Control assesses and enhances candidate ability in hand-to-eye coordination and selective attention using multiple control axes and visual cues.
Encompassing multiple tasks in to one activity, MultiTasker assesses and enhances candidate ability in multi-tasking, hand-to-eye coordination and selective attention
Perspectives assesses and enhances spatial awareness, tasking the candidate with matching sets of multicoloured cylinders orientated in to different perspectives.
Switch establishes an understanding of memory capacity and selective attention skills, tasking the candidate with efficiently acknowledging change.
Orientation assesses spatial awareness and selective attention skills, by tasking candidates with identifying friend or foe aircraft.
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.
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.
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.

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