- Test pilots from the 413th Flight Test Squadron from Eglin Air Force Base, Florida became the first Air Force pilots to receive a type rating
on the AW-139 helicopter in Whippany, July 29.
The type rating
issued on pilot licenses in the year 2015 the number of endorsements were 1521 and it rose to 2611 in the year 2018.
The A330-800 and A330-900 have more than 99 per cent commonality across the two A330neo versions, and they share the same type rating
with the other members of Airbus' A330 Family - which are the best-selling midsize widebody aircraft ever.
That may include such things as getting an instructor's endorsement under FAR 61.31(g) to fly a pressurized aircraft, a multi-engine rating and, for turbojets or aircraft with a gross weight of more than 12,500 pounds, a type rating
My own transition to a single-pilot type rating
in the Eclipse 500 followed a different path.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 26, 2017-GoJet Airlines increases signing, type rating
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.
Successful applicants who have funded their own flight training prior to approaching Oman Air are known as Ab Initio Pilots: Licensed Pilots with no previous airline experience and/or type rating
. 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.