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type rating

A rating issued by the administrator of a regulatory agency (e.g., FAA) for the make and model of an aircraft with a maximum certificated takeoff weight of more than 12,500 lb (5670 kg).
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Type rating certification is the additional training required for commercial pilots to fly a certain aircraft type, over and above the initial license.
My own transition to a single-pilot type rating in the Eclipse 500 followed a different path.
As we mentioned in the article, you'll need a type rating to fly the SF50 Vision Jet and for now the only place to earn it is at Cirrus.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 26, 2017-GoJet Airlines increases signing, type rating bonuses
The FAA recently conducted an operational evaluation on the CS100 and CS300 aircraft and determined that both aircraft will share the same pilot type rating -- allowing operators to benefit from significant cost-saving opportunities.
In addition to the receipt of the CS300 aircraft type validation awarded by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the first set of six pilots from airBaltic have completed their C Series aircraft pilot initial type rating course, and route-proving exercises with the CS300 aircraft in Europe have been successfully conducted.
The type rating cost for every Boeing and Airbus pilot is about Rs 23 lakh.
They will be enrolled as second officers on a type rating course in one of the airlines' narrow body aircraft, depending on company requirements.
All first officers who fly for passenger and cargo airlines now will be required to hold an aircraft type rating, plus an ATP certificate, which requires a minimum 1,500 hours total time and a minimum age of 23, with several available exemptions.
IndiGo Cadet Pilot Program has been designed by CAE and IndiGo to allow aspiring young pilot candidates to receive their initial Commercial Pilot License (CPL) and an Airbus A320 Type Rating.
It has been approved as a Type Rating Training Organisation (TRTO) by the Bahrain Civil Aviation Affairs (BCAA) and the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA) to operate as a TRTO for conducting type rating training programmes that are required by pilots to operate different aircraft types.
The academy has won approval to operate as a Type Rating Training Organisation (TRTO) for conducting training programmes required by pilots to operate different aircraft types, said a statement from GAA.