Emirates Pilot Interview Preparation!


Stage 1 (Saville Assessment)
• Abstract Reasoning
• Psychometric Testing
• Online Video Interview

Stage 2 - With Emirates in Dubai (DAY1)
• Welcome brief (Infor about the company)
• Simulator Assessment
• Pilot aptitude tests

Stage 2 (Day 2)
• Panel Interview (Human Resource)

Stage 2 (Day 3)
• Medical


This interview preparation was last updated on 12 June, 2024

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Stage 1 (Saville Assessment)

Abstract Reasoning

This online test measures logical thinking. You will be presented with several images and you need to find out which option should be the next sequence.

This test features a practice section with 10 questions. The test section features 8 sets and each set consist of 4 questions to be completed in 2 minutes.

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Psychometric Testing

Personality Test

It is almost impossible to prepare for such tests. Best way to answer these questions is to BE YOURSELF and BE HONEST!

Before you answer a personality questionnaire, find out about the organization and decide whether you like its culture and it’s the kind of place you will thrive in. If it is, then apply confident in that knowledge, take time over each question and answer it in a way that shows you as the ideal candidate for the role and company.

Three different type of personality test will be given during the assessment with Emirates

- Few sample questions below for personality test

- Which statements best describes you? (leader, selfish, friendly, etc, etc)

- Would you rather (example: clean a room or work within a group)

Video Interview

The Video Interview consist of few questions to answer. The questions mostly consist of personality questions. Few examples below:

• Tell us about yourself?
• Why do you want to work for Emirates?
• Why do you want to leave your current job?

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Stage 2 - With Emirates in Dubai (Day 1)

Simulator Assessment

The day starts with a short brief about Emirates and then the Simulator assessment.

The Simulator:

Module 1: Set thrust, thrust set. 80 knots, V1, Rotate, positive rate gear up. 400’ select heading. 271 runway heading up to 3000’. At 1500’ they will instruct you to do left turn to 120 HDG. Use that bank to help you shallow your climb so you don’t overshoot 3000 and don’t forget to power back!! After stabilising, they... Subscribe to see the remaining simulator scenario.

Approach Plates will be provided


Pilot aptitude tests

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Math Test

This basic test in applied mathematics screens your understanding of the basics: multiplication, division, subtraction as well as speed, distance and time calculations. By taking this test, you can assess your mathematical skills according to the very same standards used in the industry and be thoroughly prepared when applying for a job in aviation.

The math test features a practice section with over 100 questions, each with a detailed explanation of the answer. The test section itself consists of 24 random, time-limited questions with answers.

Short Term Memory

Both short-term memory and tolerance for stress will be assessed in this simulation. You will constantly be confronted with new information about altitude, heading, airspeed and radio frequencies and asked to memorize and reproduce this information.

Short Term Memory features 3 different levels (easy, medium and hard). Each level has time-limited rounds in which you have to memorize the information and answer each question correctly. At the end of the test, a score will be calculated.

Spatial Awareness

This is a test to assess your spatial awareness and ability to read instruments. In other words, you need to understand the aircraft's attitude and position in physical space. You will be asked to pick the correct aircraft on the basis of the readings on the cockpit instruments.

The Spatial Awareness test features a practice section with 20 questions, each with a detailed explanation of the answer. The test section features 3 different levels (easy, medium and hard). Each level will have a 10 random, time-limited questions and a exact score will be calculated afterwards.


This test measures your multitasking skills. You will constantly be receiving information (digits) and you will be asked to enter them in the primary flight display by using the arrows and numbers on your keyboard. At the same time, alert signs will be displayed that need to be eliminated.

The Multitasking test features 3 different levels (easy, medium and hard). Each level is time limited. At the end of the test, a score will be calculated based on how accurately you entered the numbers in the primary flight display and eliminated the alert signs.

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Advanced Flight Control

This test measures your psycho-motor and multi tasking skills. Test takers must adjust airspeed, heading, altitude and slip ball coordinator simultaneously to maintain the given target values.

The Advanced Flight Control has a 5 minute time limit. A score, based on your performance will be given in percentages. For optimum results, we recommend the use of a joystick and rudder pedals for this test.

ATPL Questions

What type of engine does our Boeing 777-300 have?
Answer: Rolls-Royce Trent (RR Trent 892)

How many % to be considered a contaminated runway?
Answer: 25%

QFE 980 hPa at an airfield of 200 m AMSL: What will the approximate QNH be?
A) 1015 hPa.
B) 1010 hPa.
C) 1005 hPa.
D) 1000 hPa.
Answer: 1005 hPa (Click on the image for explanation)

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Stage 2 (Day 2)

Panel Interview (Human Resource)

Interview Questions

The questions are split into two sections. Competency based questions and flying based questions. Few examples below:

• Tell me about a time when someone didn't agree with you?
• If you had a choice, what airplane would you like to fly?
• Did you bring your wife with you? if not, explain? A good answer is that she had to stay home and take care of the kids. But she is committed to move to Dubai.
• How would a copilot or Captain annoy you?

Question bank features 50 questions.
Please Note: Since most of these questions are based on your past experience no answers will be provided.


Stage 2 (Day 3)

Medical Examination


• X-Ray
• Hearing
• Vision
• Blood Work
• Urine test


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