What tasks are the second pilots of the plane and how much they earn
These questions Business FM asked the experts after media reports that the mate of the An-148, crashed in the suburbs, it was not professional education.
Amid media reports that the mate of the An-148, crashed in the suburbs, it was not professional education, revision Business FM found out what flight is operated by the second pilot, how many earn these pilots and what they need to do before you get into the cockpit of the plane carrying passengers.
For a start, vocational education from the second pilot of the crashed An-148 Sergey Gambarian was. He graduated from the Leningrad aviation technical school on a speciality “the Organization of air transport”, Moscow state technical University of civil aviation majoring in “Management” and St. Petersburg state University of civil aviation, specialty “air navigation”.
Skeptics say that all this has no direct relationship to control the aircraft. This is true, but Ghambaryan has passed training under the program “commercial airline Pilots”, which, according to experts, absolutely fine. Officially becoming a pilot, even a second, Gambaryan had the opportunity to perform all the functions of the captain of the aircraft. Those are the rules, said pilot Andrey Lamanov.
From the very beginning of appearance in the workplace he flies and has the right to do everything. For example, if the second pilot takes off, it turns out that he is actively piloting the plane. That is, performs all the functions of the commander. And the commander controls the whole thing.Andrei Lamanov
However, the responsibility lies with the captain. The FAC is responsible for any correct or incorrect solutions, and / or co-pilot. That is why the wages of KVS up to 20-30, and sometimes and 50%. It all depends on the airline. Also, each company decides for itself when a second pilot may be promoted to FAC. The pilot of “Saratov airlines” Sergey Ghambaryan had a total flight time of 812 hours. According to the CEO of the company “Infomost” Boris Rybak, on the basis of sanitary norms, it turns out that he flew for about a year:
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