Initial Training

A.T.S. Prerequisites for the BE-1900 Type Rating

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  • A: Primary Prerequisites
  • B: Alternate Prerequisites (25 hours SOE)
  • FAR 61.64 - Verbatim

Certificate with no limitations (one of the following):

  • The applicant must hold a type rating in a turbojet airplane of the same class of airplane, and that type rating may not contain a supervised operating experience limitation;
  • Have 1,000 hours of flight time in two different turbojet airplanes of the same class of airplane;
  • Have been appointed by the U.S. Armed Forces as pilot in command in a turbojet airplane of the same class of airplane;
  • Have 500 hours of flight time in the same type of airplane; or
  • Have logged at least 2,000 hours of flight time, of which 500 hours were in turbine-powered airplanes of the same class of airplane for which the type rating is sought.

Certificate subject to pilot-in-command limitations for the additional rating (25 hours SOE required)

If the applicant does not meet the requirements, then —

  • The applicant must complete the following tasks on the practical test in the airplane of the category, class, and type of airplane rating (if a type rating is applicable) for which the airplane rating applies: preflight inspection, normal takeoff, normal instrument landing system approach, missed approach, and normal landing; or
  • The applicant’s pilot certificate will be issued with a limitation that states: “The BE-1900 Type Rating is subject to additional pilot in command limitations, and the applicant is restricted from serving as pilot in command in the BE-1900.”
  • The limitation described above may be removed from the applicant’s pilot certificate once the pilot completes 25 hours of supervised operating experience as described in FAR 61.64 1.4.iii.

LINK TO THE FAR – NOTE THIS WILL TAKE YOU TO THE FAA’S SITE

§ 61.64   USE OF A FLIGHT SIMULATOR AND FLIGHT TRAINING DEVICE.

(a) Use of a flight simulator or flight training device. If an applicant for a certificate or rating uses a flight simulator or flight training device for training or any portion of the practical test, the flight simulator and flight training device—

(1) Must represent the category, class, and type (if a type rating is applicable) for the rating sought; and

(2) Must be qualified and approved by the Administrator and used in accordance with an approved course of training under part 141 or part 142 of this chapter; or under part 121 or part 135 of this chapter, provided the applicant is a pilot employee of that air carrier operator.

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(c) Except as provided in paragraph (f) of this section, if an airplane is not used during the practical test for a type rating for a turbo-propeller airplane (except for preflight inspection), an applicant must accomplish the entire practical test in a Level C or higher flight simulator and the applicant must—

(1) Hold a type rating in a turbo-propeller airplane of the same class of airplane for which the type rating is sought, and that type rating may not contain a supervised operating experience limitation;

(2) Have 1,000 hours of flight time in two different turbo-propeller airplanes of the same class of airplane for which the type rating is sought;

(3) Have been appointed by the U.S. Armed Forces as pilot in command in a turbo-propeller airplane of the same class of airplane for which the type rating is sought;

(4) Have 500 hours of flight time in the same type of airplane for which the type rating is sought; or

(5) Have logged at least 2,000 hours of flight time, of which 500 hours were in turbine-powered airplanes of the same class of airplane for which the type rating is sought.

 

A.T.S. Course Outline

The entire training course will take 14 days to complete, allowing for one day off.

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Ground School

Consists of 48 hours of instruction.  8 hours is conducted through our long distance learning program, before the student arrives. Once on site, the remaining 40 hours are conducted in a classroom with our instructor.  Upon completion of the ground training program the oral examine is normally completed at this time.  Our instructor will be using numerous training aids:

  1. Computer Training Systems BE-1900 online program
  2. Video Training
    • Controlled Flight into Terrain
    • NASA In-Flight Icing Training for Pilots
    • Low Visibility Taxiing (SMGCS) (Revised)
    • Aircraft Surface Movement
    • Windshear/Flight path Control
  1. Panel diagrams (wall posters)
  2. Cockpit mock up trainers (CMT)

Simulator Training

The final phase of training will be conducted in our Level C Full Flight Simulator.

  • One Pilot: 15 hours of hands on training covering all maneuvers, profiles, irregulars, and emergencies required for the check-ride.
  • Two Pilots: 12 hours of hands on training and 12 hours of co-seat time, equaling a total of 24 hours.
  • 2.5 hour check-ride

Course Materials

The following materials are included in the price of the program:

  • Systems manual in color
  • Flight standards manual
  • Collins EFIS 84 Manual
  • Normal checklist
  • Abnormal & Emergency QRH
  • Panel fold outs
  • Flight Profile Guide
  • Beechcraft abridge Weight & Balance and Performance Manual

 

To contact us today about our services please call (303)-886-2901. We look forward to serving you!

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