Can Commercial Airlines Achieve ‘One Level of Safety’ By Embarking on a Program of One Level of Training?

Captain Paul Miller and Captain Dave Williams Abstract: The paper looks at the relationship between training and safety at a major global airline and finds several important aspects. First the paper finds that the training program and the safety program are integrated. In other words, the safety program feeds directly into the training program andContinue reading “Can Commercial Airlines Achieve ‘One Level of Safety’ By Embarking on a Program of One Level of Training?”

Is There Really an Airline Pilot Shortage? My Niece Is Interested in Becoming a Pilot

Is there really a pilot shortage or are the airlines flying smaller numbers of passengers, using smaller jets when they could be flying much larger jets and hauling two to four times as many passengers with the same two pilots?