The rapidly growing air transportation market does require increasing numbers of pilots operating professionally and safely the aircrafts. More than 20,000 new pilots are needed per year to guarantee forecasted grow. From regulatory side ICAO has established a new way of pilot licence in 2006, which consequently NAA either have already incorporated or even will soon do so within their national rules. Some facts of this MPL (Multi-Pilot-Licence) concept:
High professionalism and applying best practices brought air transportation to one of the safest means of transportation. Nevertheless, Loss of Control In-flight (LOC-I) is currently the biggest threat in civil aviation and is responsible for the majority of fatal accidents. Based on the outcome of RAeS (Royal Aeronautical Society) initiative ICATEE (International Committee for Aviation Training in Extended Envelopes), ICAO is about to establish new recommendations within their Manual on Aeroplane Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (Doc 10011), which will advise different kind of UPRT (Upset Prevention and Recovery Training).