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Brazil Postpones Controversial Level-D Simulator Requirement

“The FAA requires only a level-2 simulator for a rating in a Mitsubishi MU-2, one of the most dangerous airplanes to fly......" I only submitted this squawk because of how much I dislike that quote. Sadly, the Mitsubishi's bad rap continues.... ( More...

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To be fair, there's a big difference between a King Air and a MU-2. I don't have time in the King Air, but I do have time in a C441 and the MU-2. And do you even get typed in the MU-2? Isn't the training for insurance purposes only and/or to satisfy some safety requirement? The Mitsubishi CAN be a safe aircraft...provided enough experience and the knowledge that you need to be thinking far ahead of the aircraft.


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