Multi Crew Cooperation (MCC)

The aim of the Professional Aviation Training Academy – Malta MCC course is to train students to the level of proficiency required to operate safely in a multi-pilot environment. Through MCC training, the Academy also aims to provide students with  the tools to exercise good judgement and airmanship.

Pilot experience and qualifications:

Prior to the commencement of the MCC course, pilots must hold a PPL(A) or CPL (A) issued in accordance with ICAO Annex 1 and accompanied by a multi-engine instrument rating. Students may also commence MCC training if they have passed the relevant skill test, but are still awaiting the issue of their licence and/or instrument rating by the respective aviation authority.

Training syllabus:

The MCC course is based on the requirements specified in Part FCL.735.A and consist of:

Course Programme. The MCC course is divided into two phases:

Ground School Phase

Particular emphasis are placed on:

Development of teamwork skills

Management of workload through task sharing
This part covers administration of the theoretical knowledge training. The training requirements are typically covered in a minimum of 21 hours of ground school.

Synthetic Flight Training Phase

This phase includes the practical training exercises together with the associated briefings and de-briefings. This phase includes a minimum of 20 hours of simulator training and a minimum of 4 hours of theoretical knowledge consolidation.