L'il J.Seinfeld said:Wow. No offense, but do you not see a trend? You need to get yourself a track record of success.
L'il J.Seinfeld said:Get it out of your head that you failed only because the evaluator was hard.
L'il J.Seinfeld said:You failed because your skills are not where they should be.
L'il J.Seinfeld said:You'll never get hired if you pull crap like saying it was because you chose the wrong examiner.
psunder said:My question is, how would one suggest I go about establishing to potential employers that my pass rate is a sign of my seeking excellence and not the easy road?
- busted my MEI (initial) on not knowing how to use manual E6B (knew how to use electronic)
Stifler's Mom said:If you are going to say you are not seeking the easy road, I would leave out this one.
Stifler's Mom said:Not even sure what a "short-time" problem is. But if it has anything to do with how long it will take me to get to point A, I just look on the FMS.
atlcrashpad said:As we parked and I was getting out, I mentioned that since this was a commercial add on to my Comm R/W, holding was not required by PTS. He looked it up and I was right. He made me go back out and re-enter holding to make sure I knew how to do it. I did exactly what I should have done on the first attempt. He was more than fair and was considered one of the hardest in the area.
psunder said:I have one, my student pass ratio is superb... a bust is more a refection on the instructor than the student. Outside my PPL I never received ANY ground from my instructor.
psunder said:Incorrect, you need to know the examiner I went with. I have been referred to as "crazy" and "masochistic" for my choice in examiners. This mans pass rate is about 50%.... now you tell me how many checkride you would have bused had you failed 50% of them?
psunder said:I fly as well and know as much as ANY pilot of similar experience you will find, period.
psunder said:I agree these busts are MY FAULT.
Ralgha said:Actually, 4 busts, 3 of which were in a row, is not a good track record. A bust is SOMETIMES a reflection on the instructor, and sometimes on the student. If any of your instructors after PPL said word one about anything you did or would do, then you did get ground from them.
Ralgha said:If you thought what he did was unfair, then you should have taken it up with the FSDO. If not, then you're just making excuses.
Ralgha said:Funny. You wouldn't have busted a single one of those checkrides where this true.
Ralgha said:Quite obviously you don't, since you referred to the examiner as hard. If you truly took responsibility, you wouldn't have said a word about the examiner
Agreed, that is not a good track record (actually, I was talking about MY students) however, neither would a 100% pass rate with examiners who’s idea of an oral is to ask you what you want to talk about and BSing about his moony and classic cars for 2 hours. My choice to excel (which by literally ALL standards except for checkrides I have) and to challenge myself is unfortunately not reflected in my pass rate. All I am looking for is suggestions on how to off-set this.
I never said he was unfair... he was just very difficult (by his own admission).
Simply untrue. For six people I know of at my flight school the ONLY checkride they ever busted was the ONLY time they ever took this examiner... that’s a fact. As for my initial (MEI) with the FSDO, NO ONE from our school has EVER passed an initial checkride with this man.