EARLY RETURNS FROM THE first Multi-Crew Pilot License instruction courses demonstrate that the ICAO-approved alternate training path for commercial transport pilots is living up to its promise, say those familiar with the programs. At the same time, advocates are working hard to dispel the notion that MPL is simply a shortcut to the cockpit intended to alleviate the current pilot drought. Alteon VP-Marketing Marsha Bell notes that MPL was developed over six years in response to airline ...

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