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FAA Urges More Stick Time For Airline, Charter Pilots

Airline and charter pilots may be in for more stick and rudder time assuming a new proposed advisory circular makes it through the 30-day comment period. The FAA has issued a draft of the AC on Flightpath Management and it includes a host of measures the agency wants operators to include in training and operations to ensure pilots can get from A to B safely. ( More...

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sparkie624 6
I have been saying that for way too long... you do not use a skill and you lose the skill... Autopilots are great, but I think they are used way too much with the advent of RVSM... I remember I had to defer an A/P for a flight crew and the captain... Hey thanks... I need some stick time flying! and we need more pilots like that.


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