Ryanair Pilot Assessment Guide

Ryanair Cadet First Officers

  • Low Hour Pilot Jobs
  • Ryanair Pilot Recruitment
  • Various, Europe
  • Applications have closed

Website Ryanair

Ryanair continue heavy recruitment of low hour First Officers through CAE. Ryanair operate a fleet of more than 380 Boeing 737 aircraft from 80+ bases with over 1,800 daily flights. The offer a 5 on 4 off roster which is published 4 weeks in advance. Low hour cadets complete the Ryanair type rating program through CAE and the cost of this payable by the student (currently €29,500).

Minimum Requirements (as stipulated on https://careers.ryanair.com/pilots/):

1. Does the applicant have the right to work in EU? (Valid EU / EEA Passport with the unrestricted right to live and work in the EU)
2. Date of Birth – (Not over 65)
3. Licence Type – must have a valid JAR or EASA (CPL) Frozen ATPL (Air Transport Pilots License)
4. Validity of Licence – (Must be valid. Applies to JAR-FCL and National Licences.)
5. Validity of Medical – Must hold a valid EU (Part-MED) issued Class 1 medical certificate.
6. Holds a valid multi-engine instrument rating
7. Hold a certificate of satisfactory completion of multi-crew co-operation (MCC)
8. Must have a flight school report
9. Cadets who have conducted a modular course need to have 100 hours as Pilot-in-Command (PIC), or 70 hours as PIC if completed during a course of integrated flying training as set out in Appendix 3 A, C & D to Part-FCL and AMC1 to Appendix 3 A, C & D.
10. English Language Proficiency –minimum required proficiency Level is Operational Level (Level 4). (Written proficiency is required at Operational level).

Ryanair provide you with the following:

  • Outstanding earnings potential (including guaranteed min. hours for contractors)
  • The best roster in the business; stable 5 on 4 off pattern
  • No planned overnights and rosters published 4 weeks in advance
  • Unrivalled career progression – new aircraft and bases create opportunities for promotion to Captain, LTC, TRE, Base Captain, etc.
  • Job security – permanent and contract positions available in one of the most successful airlines in the world.
  • Industry leading training
  • New modern fleet – our fleet consists entirely of next generation Boeing 737-800s with an average age of five years, with Boeing 737 Max 200’s arriving in 2017.
  • Great base opportunities available at many locations across the network

Applications are online through CAE.