ETC’s Pilot Selection System is an integrated testing program used to determine whether pilot candidates have the required aptitude, skills and abilities necessary for becoming a pilot. The Pilot Selection System provides the customer with an economical and reliable means of carefully screening civil and military flight candidates. ETC’s Pilot Selection System assesses the candidate’s psychomotor skills and their ability to effectively manage their conscious attention in a dynamic flight environment.
The ETC Pilot Selection System provides general classroom instruction and additionally utilizes any one of our fixed base or motion based flight simulators to practically apply learned flight techniques ensuring a more thorough screening process.


  • Identifies the Right Candidates Early in the Training Program
  • Reduces Flight Training Eliminations at all stages of the training program
  • Computerized system enables test repetition
  • Computerized grading allows timely calculation of test results
  • Data logging feature affords long term storage options

Testing profiles of varying levels are utilized to determine a candidate’s ability in the following areas:

  • Psychomotor Ability
  • Sensory Control
  • Motor Coordination
  • Perceptual Speed Ability
  • Cross Control Ability
  • Time Sharing
  • Perceptual Depth
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Audio/Visual Memory

Personality and disposition factors are also evaluated and measured

  • Social Suitability
  • Courage
  • Communication Ability
  • Overall Emotional Stability
  • Introvert and Extrovert Characteristics
  • Neurotic Tendencies
  • Leadership Predisposition

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