Initial Type Rating

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The Initial Type Rating course provides the knowledge and proficiency necessary to acquire a first type rating on a new helicopter group, for either Single Engine Turbine or Multi Engine Turbine helicopter.


Prerequisites

> Applicants must:

• Hold a valid ATPL, CPL or PPL
• Hold a valid medical certificate

Additional prerequisites could be required upon aircraft type.


Course content

> Theoretical instruction:

• Aircraft systems description
• Limitations
• Performances
• Flight planning and monitoring
• Normal and emergency procedures

> Simulator and/or Flight instruction:

On single engine : Flight training consists of normal and emergency procedures including hydraulics-off landings, full autorotation and governor failure procedures (when applicable).

On multi engine :Flight training consists of normal and emergency procedures including systems failure, tail rotor control failure, power recovery autorotation, major governor failure, engine failure during take-off, landing and level flight.

> Skills test:

The practical instruction is generally followed by a type rating skills test in compliance with the training syllabus. The applicant should demonstrate the required skills for the safe operation of the applicable type of helicopter.


Certificate

After successful course completion, the trainee will be awarded a PART FCL certificate of approved training for the type rating.


Course duration

> Single Pilot VFR

    THEORETICAL
INSTRUCTION
  FLIGHT
INSTRUCTION
  TEST
 
    DAYS   HOURS   HOURS
 
H120   4   5:00   1:00
       
AS350 B/BA/B1/B2 4 5:00 1:00
       
AS350 B3(2B) 4 5:00 1:00
       
AS350 B3(2B1)/H125 4 5:00 1:00
       
H130 4 5:00 1:00
       
AS355 F/F1/F2/N 10* 8:00 1:30
       
AS355 NP* 11* 8:00 1:30

All course duration is indicative and subject to changes, according to the trainees’ experience and regulations
All above courses are PART FCL approved

* IFR extension may be provided in addition to the initial Type Rating



> Single Pilot IFR

    THEORETICAL
INSTRUCTION
  SIMULATION FSTD   FLIGHT
INSTRUCTION
  TEST
 
    DAYS   HOURS   HOURS   HOURS
 
AS365 N/N1/N2   11**   16:30   04:30   2:00
         
AS365 N3 13** N/A 16:00 2:00
         
AS365 N3+ 13** N/A 16:00 2:00
         
H155 13** 16:30 4:00 2:00

All course duration is indicative and subject to changes, according to the trainees’ experience and regulations
All above courses are PART FCL approved



> Multi Pilot IFR

    THEORETICAL
INSTRUCTION
  SIMULATION FSTD   FLIGHT
INSTRUCTION
  TEST
 
    DAYS   HOURS   HOURS   HOURS
 
H175   18**   FNTP III   FFS   6:30   2:00
     
8:00   14:30
         
AS332 C1/L1 13** 19:00 5:00 2:00
         
AS332 C1e/L1e 16** N/A 21:00 2:00
         
H225 18** 22:00 06:30 2:00

All course duration is indicative and subject to changes, according to the trainees’ experience and regulations
All above courses are PART FCL approved

** Multi Engine course (3 days) included

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