It’s been a normal flight and your mind thinks ahead to your upcoming quick turn. Looking across the cockpit you notice the right boost pump annunciator is illuminated. You mention the condition to the other pilot who remarks; “That can’t happen. The boost pump can’t activate on it’s own without tripping a Master Caution.” Is he right or is he wrong or does it matter?
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What are the legal requirements to act as Second-In-Command in an Excel? I talked to the experts and here is what I found out:
I was recently contacted by an XLPilotStaffing.Com pilot who was confused as to the legal requirements to act as a Second in Command (SIC) in a turbojet aircraft. This pilot mentioned it had been more than a year since his last Citation Excel proficiency check but he had obtained a Beechjet type within the last 12 months. Could he still act as SIC in an Excel? Taking a look at the FAR’s is easy to see how one could have a hard time determining the answer to this question so I decided to call in some experts.
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