AIRCRAFT SPECIFIC TRAINING PROGRAMS
AS/SA365N Series and A109 Series; 3 day academics and 5 hours flight training EC120, EC130; 2 day academics and 5 hours flight training.
Bell206, AS350, MD500, Robinson R22, R44 (with SFAR), Enstrom, Hu269/300. Other types available for flight training needs per customer request.
The Turbine Transition Course is taught in the Robinson R66 five seat turbine-powered helicopter. The objective is to gain familiarization in the R66 helicopter for pilots that either have no experience in turbine helicopters or no experience in the Robinson R66.
Hold at least a Private Pilot Rotorcraft-Helicopter certificate
Note: The Trainee is not required to have a current flight review or current SFAR 73 sign-offs.
Hold at least a current third class medical certificate.
GROUND LESSON ELEMENTS:
The subject areas below form the foundation of the ground training program, but the Trainee will also review knowledge areas required to give the Trainee a flight review, pursuant to 14 CFR 61.56.
FLIGHT LESSON ELEMENTS:
Enroute and off-airport operations
The student should display proficiency in the listed maneuvers above and familiarization with the R66 Turbine helicopter during oral and practical examination.
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R66 TURBINE TRANSITION COURSE
This program introduces pilots to basic turbine knowledge academics. The curriculum can be tailored from a specific make and model turbine transition such as the R66 all the way up to larger single or multiengine turbine helicopters.
Hold a private pilot helicopter certificate.
Obtain sufficient dual instruction for proficiency.
Demonstrate knowledge and ability of pilot certificate helicopter operations in a Robinson R66.
2-3 days of ground school instruction
5 hours of dual flight instruction
Aircraft specific models include: AS/SA365N Series, A109 Series, BO105, EC135, R66 AND MD500 Series Helicopters
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