How many pilots have to be at the cockpit?

The importance of two pilots’ existence at the cockpit Technically, the captain can fly the plane himself, but the existence of another pilot is vital. At the last years, suggestions appeared about having a single pilot on the flight deck in the target of saving money or to cover staff shortage. The work is sharedContinue reading “How many pilots have to be at the cockpit?”

Airbus and Cathay Pacific Partner To Cut Pilot Staffing On Long Haul Flights

Long haul flights currently have up to four pilots Currently, all commercial flights have from two to four pilots in the cockpit. Two pilots is the absolute minimum for any length of flight Then for long haul flights there are often one or two relief pilots, who take turns at the controls while the primaryContinue reading “Airbus and Cathay Pacific Partner To Cut Pilot Staffing On Long Haul Flights”