The Additional Type Rating course provides knowledge and proficiency necessary to acquire a new type rating on another helicopter type of the same group, for either Single-engine Turbine or Multi-engine Turbine on which the pilot is currently rated.
Additional Type Rating
Hold a valid ATPL, CPL, or PPL
Hold a valid medical certificate
Be able to prove a minimum recent experience of 5 flight hours as a helicopter Pilot in
Command (PIC) within the last 12 months
(Note: Additional prerequisites could be required according to the aircraft type as described in the syllabus)
Flight training consists in normal and emergency procedures including hydraulics-off landings, full or power recovery autorotation and governor failure procedures (when applicable).
Flight training consists in 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 fight.
All course duration in the syllabi is indicative and subject to change, according to the trainees’ experience and regulations.
Important note: IFR extensions may be provided in addition to the initial type rating
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.
After successful course completion, the trainee will be awarded a PART FCL certificate of approved training for the type rating.