Training for disaster

Virgin Atlantic launched an 18-month program this week to train new pilots. Students will complete ground school and simulator training at CTC Aviation in Southampton, U.K., and flight training in Phoenix, Ariz. “They’ll be part of the Virgin family from day one and will enjoy an opportunity like no other, as the only trainee pilots in Europe to fly straight onto long-haul aircraft once qualified,” said David Kistruck, Virgin’s flight operations general manager. The Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model)

I sure hope someone puts these new hopefuls in a little airplane for some time before they sit in an A330.

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How could any of this be better stated? It could not.

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    Posts like this briteghn up my day. Thanks for taking the time.

      Elmira thanks so much for the comment. Bill

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