To participate in the MCC course, candidates must hold or recently Held a CPL (Commercial Pilot Licence) and IR (Instrument Rating)
The course is spread over a period of twelve days and includes 25 hours of formal ground instruction covering the JAR syllabus (1.261) and 20 hours of dual synthetic flight instruction. The synthetic flight instruction is conducted by highly experienced ex-airline training captains on a FNTP II Flight Simulator.
The aim of the course is to introduce newly qualified and relatively inexperienced pilots to become proficient in multi-crew co-operation (MCC) in order to operate safely multi-pilot multi-engine aeroplanes under IFR.
The syllabus is in excess of the minimum requirements. The extra experience may give you a helping hand if you know you may have some simulator assessment coming up as part of an interview process.
The objectives of MCC training are optimum decision making, communication, division of tasks, use of checklists, mutual supervision, teamwork, and support throughout all phases of flight under normal, abnormal and emergency conditions. The training emphasises the development of non-technical skills applicable to working in a multi-crew environment.
MCC course also includes the opportunity to practice the skills that are necessary to be effective team leaders and members. This is achieved by training excercises (LOFTS – Line Oriented Flight Training) in which the applicants are crewmembers in the pilot flying (PF) and the pilot not flying (PNF) roles.
Main areas covered in the course are :
• Leadership/"followership" and authority
• Personality, attitude and motivation
• Effective and clear communication during flight
• Crew co-ordination procedures
• Use of checklists
• Mutual supervision, information and support
• Call-out procedures
• Operation of aircraft systems
• Crewmember roles and responsibilities during normal & abnormal operations
€ 2.500 deposit upon course booking in addition to € 400 subscription fee.
Note: the price is based upon two pilots undertaking the course at the same time.
MCC Price Includes:
• 25 hours of formal ground instruction
• Course notes
• 20 hours of dual synthetic flight instruction including 10 hours as Pilot Flying (P1) and 10 hours Pilot Non Flying (P2) on Mechtronix Ascent FNTP II Simulator
• Instructor time
• Course Completion Certificate (provided satisfactory completion).