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Old 22nd Jan 2019, 08:12
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Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: West Britain
Age: 69
Posts: 179
Not normal practice but probably do-able with proper training. Remember that the new pilot will have an extended apprenticeship with experienced captains and, in any event, wide-bodies tend to be flown more conservatively than the smaller jets. My main concern would be lack of hands-on handling in the long-haul environment. Not ideal but in a world short of pilots this may become more common.
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