In the background is the PC-21 aircraft. ... you're considered as a regular. So all of them have to pay RSAF money?? a fool and his money is soon parted......not only are u a fool....u possibly could be a retarded loser. If successful, you will receive a backdated portion of the award's benefits, such as annual allowance and fees. even boys and girls nerdy types could become  military pilots in spore.:). The F-16D pilot and weapon systems officer (WSO), based at Changi Air Base (East), were part of the standby crew, which is the team activated for air defence responses. The gift link for this subscriber-only article has expired. He signed up for a Diploma In Telecommunications under the Republic Of Singapore Air Force(RSAF) Scholarship. but at any point of time during the 2-3 years course of becoming a RSAF pilot you fail, then you turn back to NSF. For Captain Alvin Leow, fulfilling his ambition as a flying instructor also meant involving his family. Because about a month ago I applied for pilot. I need advice on 1. I think you're right, that it's the best thing that ever happened - for the sake of the RSAF! A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 14, 2018, with the headline 'Building family bonds makes relocating very worthwhile'. This is a question posed by many young aviation enthusiasts. Singapore actress Zoe Tay is spending time at home with her three sons during the current Covid-19 pandemic. Second RSAF offers university studies. Upon successful completion of training, you will work your way through the ranks. Probability of uni studies if I sign-on. Starting your career as either an ab initio cadet pilot or direct entry second officer / first officer, you will undergo a rigorous training program to equip yourself with the highest flying standards. And I have no idea what will happen if I pass my tests. As part of your career, you will undergo a rigorous training program to equip yourself with the highest flying standards. RSAF Sign On: 12-Years Contract Bond ? The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) recently awarded Boeing its fourth Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract to support Singapore’s fleet of F-15SG aircraft. You have reached your limit of subscriber-only articles this month. obviously yer army only had very few military people who even deserved that kinda al general rank as they were not talented nor deserving in the first place. “The RSAF paid for my school fees and I was given a monthly allowance of $900. All RSAF fighter pilots are required to return to the HTC once every three years to experience 9Gs for a maximum of 15 seconds, in order to continue flying. have successfully completed your training. Education wise, your JC cert is enough. By registering, you agree to our T&C and Privacy Policy. A typical RSAF Officer receives a one-time Sign-On Bonus of $10,000 (Not Applicable for Award Holders). Starting salary of about SDG $2,500 for cadets and to about SGD $3,500 upon obtain their Wings. Sad to say I did not fly the F-16 which is the best the RSAF could offer. I just wanted to clarify how the process of signing on to be a pilot works. For WSO, it is 2 days Regular equal to 1 day NSF. Embark on an exciting career as a Pilot with us and you’ll be flying one of the most modern aircraft and fuel-efficient fleets in the skies. Keep them "Hello Sirs coming, Sunny!" For Pilot, it is 1 day Regular equal to 1 day NSF. lol. If lets say I applied for pilot, when would I sign on the dotted line? ?i dont need some scholarship? He makes the switch early at the age of 32. All RSAF Pilot Trainees have to sign a 10 years bond (contract) with option to work until 50 years old. they get to keep their regular pay of around 2k up to the point when they fail the course. If the first scenario is true, and say I failed my pilot training then will I still be liable to serve my contract? General Bond was born in Dallas, Texas in 1915. So if you break bond after 2 years, you still needs to serve 2 years of NSF. Richard Frick | Inverness, United Kingdom | Instructor Pilot at BAE Systems | 404 connections | View Richard's homepage, profile, activity, articles $12 a month? He entered the Aviation Cadet Program in March 1938 and was commissioned and received his pilot wings in February 1939 at Randolph Field, Texas. How to become a pilot – Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF). The "RSAF speak" helps to bond the airmen and women together. He would eventually go on to assemble the RSAF's first-ever helicopter with the 120 Squadron, and also got the chance to learn to fly planes — starting with the Cessna 172 aircraft. SPH Digital News / Copyright © 2020 Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. Co. Regn. ... Because I'm wondering if RSAF will ask you to sign before you commence your pilot training or only after you have successfully completed your training. The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) is the military component of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Singapore as part of the city-state's Total Defence strategy.. AQ Graduate, RAD Dance Challenge 2015 Finalist, Current Job: RSAF Pilot. Sour grapes, Sunny! Because I'm wondering if RSAF will ask you to sign before you commence your pilot training or only after you have successfully completed your training. We have been experiencing some problems with subscriber log-ins and apologise for the inconvenience caused. So if you break bond after 2 years, you still needs to serve 2 years of NSF. It is the first scenario. Until we resolve the issues, subscribers need not log in to access ST Digital articles. which is why its the same group of people (super retards) who suffer inferiority complex against foreigners most of whom are losers. So if you break bond after 2 years, you do not needs to do NSF anymore. Starting salary of about SDG $2,500 for cadets and to about SGD $3,500 upon obtain their Wings. Eg: Pilot will deploy to learn how to fly a fighter plane, helicopter or cargo plane. only a super retard doesn't know the difference between shit rubbish crumbs and scraps for foreigners and bursaries and what are scholars. stay and rot in the private sector, probably in some small little foreign company that thinks it's a "MNC" when it hires less than 100 people here and does not give out a single cent of bonus. Currently finishing out rest of scholarship bond in military as pilot, intelligence and innovation strategy officer. You sound like a bunch of sour grapes because you couldn't qualify as a fighter pilot or even as a C130 pilot or even a heli-pilot, and yet you say that it's the best thing that ever happened. After your bond finishes, you can convert your flying hours to get a commercial pilot licence. 1WO Vijaikumar, who has been in the RSAF for 25 years, serves as the pilot's eyes and ears in the helicopter cabin, and operates the hoist that lowers rescue personnel in … If you are currently studying at a recognised university, you can apply for the Mid-Term SAF Academic Award. get involved in some military accident. All RSAF Pilot Trainees have to sign a 10 years bond (contract) with option to work until 50 years old. 2) RSAF followed by commercial after the 10 years bond:Not easy to become an RSAF pilot due to the high chopping rates in AGC and BWC. Selection Process - The selection process comes in 3 stages. pedestal control panels  with gauges etc.. if u dont go for it,the  $$$$ would end up being gambled people goto restaurant order food and you start to order petrol at the restaurant......... try not goin to any school......ya fit that description. If you fail, be ready to pay up. The detachment in Tamworth, Australia, tests RSAF pilots at the Air Grading Centre. just go for it.....if u fail as a pilot u can go back n be a This way is also cheaper since you don't need to spend too much for flying lessons. All RSAF Pilot Trainees have to sign a 10 years bond (contract) with option to work until 50 years old. yes...pilots in most countries get to make it to generals if they are good....all except yer army that u came out from. local university is so dirt cheap it costs less a year than the amount some people play stocks in one day. Eg: Pilot will deploy to learn how to fly a fighter plane, helicopter or cargo plane. Selection Process - The selection process comes in 3 stages. learned. O_O" How much do they need to pay by the way?? RSAF Sign On: 12-Years Contract Bond ? ya im aware of it.. just want to know if i fail to meet the mark will i still be held liable to fulfill my end of the contract..Â. revert back to NSF = National Service (Full-time). sign on the dotted line? The average starting salary of an officer depends on vocations and academic standing. The IGLA is designed to engage low-flying aircraft, including helicopters and is a man-portable, shoulder-launched, short range missile system, comprising a missile and a launching mechanism. 29 Mar 10, 11:44. The IGLA Missile System is a low level air defence system operated by the Air Defence Systems Division (ADSD) of the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF). After your bond finishes, you can convert your flying hours to get a commercial pilot licence. All RSAF Pilot Trainees have to sign a 10 years bond (contract) with option to work until 50 years old. O_O Then out of all those people that apply for pilot, so many of them failed. All RSAF Pilot Trainees have to sign a 10 years bond (contract) with option to work until 50 years old. The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) will set up a fighter training detachment in the United States territory of Guam under an agreement inked by Singapore and the US on Friday, in a sign of deepening defence ties between the two countries. All RSAF Pilot Trainees have to sign a 10 years bond (contract) with option to work until 50 years old. That's insane!! In additional there are Pilot allowance and flying allowance. eh????scholartship??bursaries?? fyi, if your progress is not up to scratch the contract also will be terminated. citizens as in the past. this thread is only meant for people who aspire to be military pilots really.if u want to discuss in depth about foreigners and  $$$ given to them by spore gov.....go make yer own thread somewhere else. ... you're considered as a regular. so if i fail then the contract would be voided? most trainees fail at the first stage. For further queries regarding application, feel free to contact us at 1800 270 1010 or email us at afrc@defence.gov.sg. The compass test and medical are hard to get through as well. Share gift link below with your friends and family. How long is the RSAF A/C tech/engineer bond? 1. from what i know, they don't need to pay back anything, nor liable for the 10 years of service. WASHINGTON - The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) will set up a fighter training detachment in the United States territory of Guam under an agreement inked by Singapore and the US on Friday (Dec 6), in a sign of deepening defence ties between the two countries. But a log-in is still required for our PDFs. route to RSAF pilot BMT>AGC>OCS>BWC>(based on BWC, RSAF post u to FWC or TWC or RWC)> finally RSAF Pilot(this is the point where u start ur 10 yrs bond as a cat D pilot excluding the training since BMT which is roughly about 2.5yrs to 3 yrs depending on whether u need to do correction to your eye via PRK surgery if u are wearing spec *NOTE* RSAF do not honor LASIK, once u do LASIK, RSAF … ?people here only interested in pilot training and career..... money is money  crumbs or no crumbs ..n they should go into people who want a career with the military.....scrap or no scrap......every single penny counts ...whether or not flushed down toilet by vietnamese or indian foreigner assisted by spore gov money. As compared to 2yrs NS+Uni (3yrs program)=5 yrs w/o any exp. the 3 tests that we are required to take? I think you're right, that it's the best thing that ever happened - for the sake of the RSAF! The SAF has three services: the Singapore Army, the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) and the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN). route to RSAF pilot BMT>AGC>OCS>BWC>(based on BWC, RSAF post u to FWC or TWC or RWC)> finally RSAF Pilot(this is the point where u start ur 10 yrs bond as a cat D pilot excluding the training since BMT which is roughly about 2.5yrs to 3 yrs depending on whether u need to do correction to your eye via PRK surgery if u are wearing spec *NOTE* RSAF do not honor LASIK, once u do LASIK, RSAF … It was a good deal for a student plus it was a fair bit of money those days!” jokes Desmond as he recollects his decision on accepting the scholarship. The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) officer had to persuade his wife to take a two-year break from her bank job to relocate to Perth, where the air force conducts training at Base Pearce in the suburb of Bullsbrook. (I don't believe RSAF will give uni studies to anyone =P) 3. ?.........i will demand from gov whatever  i need in the future thats deemed beneficial............ why pay $500 or $50,000 to a foreigner for loser scholarship etc. And you seem to dream that in other armies, all the pilots become generals. All rights reserved. ... Because I'm wondering if RSAF will ask you to sign before you commence your pilot training or only after you have successfully completed your training. Since I signed on to be a pilot but instead is unable to pass the tests. SYFC is known to get people into the RSAF, but this is not an option for you now so I wont elaborate further. We were in the middle of our phone interview with Zoe Tay last week (Apr 1) when the actress, who was home, suddenly excused herself to shout some inaudible command to one of her sons in the background, before returning to our conversation and picking up right where we left off. :). I'm very interested to tryout to become a RSAF and sign bond with them, but i'm not sure what are the steps in doing so. Captain Alvin Leow and his wife Mindy Poh with their daughter Reanne and son Reyes in Perth, Australia. nsf.u need to be serious when flying......its really simple.those use it for fuel instead to train aspiring combat pilots who would make it to future generals,  improve the miserable food in the military etc. So if you break bond after 2 years, you do not needs to do NSF anymore. Starting salary of about SDG $2,500 for cadets and to about SGD $3,500 upon obtain their Wings. Under the 10-year, Direct Commercial Sale contract, Boeing will work closely with the RSAF to deliver customized support services to sustain the F-15SG for the next decade. For WSO, it is 2 days Regular equal to 1 day NSF. 2) RSAF followed by commercial after the 10 years bond:Not easy to become an RSAF pilot due to the high chopping rates in AGC and BWC. do what u think is the wisest choice.......your future is what you make of it. try..primary 2? after you officially sign the papers, you're considered as a regular. We were in the middle of our phone interview with Zoe Tay last week (Apr 1) when the actress, who was home, suddenly excused herself to shout some inaudible command to one of her sons in the background, before returning to our conversation and picking up right where we left off. RSAF leases two overseas training areas from Australia for the instruction of its pilot trainees. Oct 18, 2005 #24 intheknow, I've been a pilot for 3 years and been on the fleet for about a year. SYFC is known to get people into the RSAF, but this is not an option for you now so I wont elaborate further. Email the completed form to both afrc_officer@defence.gov.sg and afrc@defence.gov.sg using the subject line 'Application for Position in RSAF', or fax your application to 6373 1039. Extra benefits include flying allowances and pilot allowances. He began his military career in July 1932 when he enlisted in the Texas National Guard. Following that is the Pilot Selection Board, which is an interview with a panel of 3-4 RSAF officers, of which one of them would be a pilot, and the main things they're looking for in you is your interest in being an RSAF pilot and also leadership qualities. funny,,,,,,,im typing this at 1am and half asleep.....and still i can have more logic and cow common sense.:). I'm not trying to find trouble.. just remeber to get mock cutouts of cockpit overhead and pedestal control panels  with gauges etc.. if u dont go for it,the  $$$$ would end up being gambled away by incapable financial entities such as Temasek or spore university scholarships given to vietnamese and china citizens as in the past. and may i know which is the first stage?? You can either (1) join the RSAF, or (2) join a commercial airline. He leaves the Air Force after the bond at age 32, begins his transition at 33. In additional there are Pilot allowance and flying allowance. In additional there are Pilot allowance and flying allowance. If lets say I applied for pilot, when would I G. gundam New Member. For Pilot, it is 1 day Regular equal to 1 day NSF. 119 Squadron provides vital situational awareness for commanders on ground and work together with fighters and attack helicopters to conduct precision strikes with the UAV’s on-board targeting lasers. Keep them "Hello Sirs coming, Sunny!" Please subscribe or log in to continue reading the full article. In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content, Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*. learned. cuz if i fail the tests, then my contract will be voided and i will return to being a nsf?? Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month for the first 3 months. Someone like you would probably not even get those loser bursaries if you were a foreigner. dun end up as a career cook n telling people millions of dollars mean nuthing to u and everyone is a loser etc. Open all-year round. The average starting salary of an RSAF UAV pilot is $2,630 – $6,060. easy now as  a pilot unless u are out boozing and Kiro.fai. All who join RSAF as trainee pilots are required to sign a contract or bond of 10 years and have the provision for working until they are 50 years of age. just remeber to get mock cutouts of cockpit overhead and currently an NSF RSAF officer. Sour grapes, Sunny! enquiry on how to become a RSAF pilot Hi all, i'm currently waiting for my enlistment this nov. This RSAF Pilot decides enough is enough. clubbing. Because I'm wondering if RSAF will ask you RSAF training bond It is after getting their wings that all RSAF pilots are obliged to complete a 10-year training bond with the RSAF. the way i see it, the only pros to it is the stable flow of income (not to mention the disgusting amount of bonuses you get as an SAF/RSAF regular), and funding to get your degree (sponsorship + allowance, depends on what scholarship you're on). training then will I still be liable to serve my contract? All who join RSAF as trainee pilots are required to sign a contract or bond of 10 years and have the provision for working until they are 50 years of age. ... and there is a special bond that is formed between everyone. but after their lengthy contract there might not be much of a job opening for their skills unless they have connections outside. They are more like bursaries and financial aid for poor losers. As an aspiring pilot with the Singapore Youth Flying Club, LTA Jordan found the fighter aircrafts in the aerial and static displays captivating, but the turning point came after some interaction with RSAF pilots and personnel. no matter.......yer lost is not my problem. edited: btw, you know how cheap sec school is? 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