Training Courses

No flight in the preceding 90 days?

COVID-19 Special “Come Back Training” for A320/330, C525

Hold a valid typerating for the applicable aircraft type or class

VATAC is offering a special designed Simulator Training course for pilots who do not meet the 90-day recency requirements  according to EASA FCL.060 regulations.

(at least 3 take-offs, approaches and landings)

The course is a minimum of 2 hours for up to 3 pilots and can also be tailored to your individual needs

min 2 hr

Various possibilities all over Europe

After successfully completion of 3  take-offs, approaches and landings the remaining Sim-time can be tailored to your individual needs.

This course offers a training to become type rated on the Airbus A320 Family. It is conducted in accordance with EASA Part-FCL regulations.

Valid and current CPL with ME/IR      

70 hours of flight experience as PIC in aeroplanes

ATPL (written exam)

MCC

advanced UPRT (for the first issue of a Multi-Pilot Aircraft Typerating)

Minimum English ICAO Level 4

15 days Ground School – CBT and Classroom

10 FTD sessions

8 FFS sessions

Skill test

LOW VIS training, ZFTT and Base Training (all optional)

Manuals and course study materials

approx. 5 weeks

Various possibilities all over Europe and Middle East

LOW VIS Training

Zero Flight Time Training

Base Training

Line Training

(Training Courses)

This course offers a training to become type rated on the Airbus A330 Family. It is conducted in accordance with EASA Part-FCL regulations.

Valid and current CPL with ME/IR      

70 hours of flight experience as PIC in aeroplanes

ATPL (written exam)

MCC

advanced UPRT (for the first issue of a Multi-Pilot Aircraft Typerating)

Minimum English ICAO Level 4

15 days Ground School – CBT and Classroom

10 FTD sessions

8 FFS sessions

Skill test

LOW VIS training, ZFTT and Base Training (all optional)

Manuals and course study materials

approx. 5 weeks

Various possibilities all over Europe and Middle East

LOW VIS Training

Zero Flight Time Training

Base Training

Line Training

(Training Courses)

This training course is designed to further train qualified Airbus pilots for another type within the Airbus family.

Hold a valid ME/ IR

Hold a valid Airbus 320 typerating  for at least 3 month         

Minimum experience of 150 flight hours on the base aircraft

Minimum of 500 total flight hours or 100 route sectors, if level DG or D qualified FFS are usesd; or

Minimum of 1500 total flight hours or 250 route sectors, if level CG or C qualified FFS are usesd; Minimum English ICAO Level 4         

3 days Ground School – CBT or Classroom

3 FFS sessions

Skill test

LOW VIS training, ZFTT and Base Training (all optional)

Manuals and course study materials

approx. 1 week

Various possibilities all over Europe and Middle East

LOW VIS Training

Zero Flight Time Training

Base Training

Line Training

(Training Courses)

This training course is designed to further train qualified Airbus pilots for another type within the Airbus family.

Hold a valid ME/ IR

Hold a valid A330 or A340 typerating 

Minimum experience of 150 flight hours on the base aircraft

Minimum English ICAO Level 4         

3 days Ground School – CBT or Classroom

3 FFS sessions

Skill test

LOW VIS training, ZFTT and Base Training (all optional)

Manuals and course study materials

approx. 1 week

Various possibilities all over Europe and Middle East

LOW VIS Training

Zero Flight Time Training

Base Training

Line Training

(Training Courses)

This course offers a training to become type rated on the Cessna 525 for an Multi Pilot Operation. It is conducted in accordance with EASA Part-FCL regulations.

  • Minimum  200 hours of total flying experience, of which 70 hours as PIC in aeroplanes; and
  • the  ATPL(A) theoretical knowledge examinations in accordance with this Annex (Part-FCL); or
    in addition to a licence issued in accordance with this Annex (Part-FCL), an ATPL(A) or CPL(A) with theoretical knowledge credit for ATPL(A) or hold a certificate of satisfactory completion of a course of additional theoretical knowledge (HPA course), issued in accordance with Annex 1 to the Chicago Convention.
  • hold or have held a multi-engine IR(A), as appropriate and as established in Subpart G
  • a certificate of satisfactory completion of an MCC course in aeroplanes; or
    • hold a certificate of satisfactory completion of MCC in helicopters and have more than 100 hours of flight experience as pilots of multi-pilot helicopters; or
    • have at least 500 hours as pilot in multi-pilot operations on single-pilot multi-engine aeroplanes, in commercial air transport in accordance with the applicable air operations requirements
  • a completed training course, specified in PART-FCL.745.A (Advanced UPRT), only in case of the first high performance complex aeroplane type rating.
  • In addition, for a PIC a minimum of 500 hours total flying experience

40 hours theretical knowledge

32 hrs FFS

Skill Test (minimum 2 hrs FFS)

Manuals and course study materials

approx. 3 weeks

Various possibilities all over Europe (Austria, Germany, …)

Base Training

Line Training

(Training Courses)

This course offers a training to become a Type Rating Instructor on the Airbus A320 Family.
The course is designed to give adequate training to the applicant in theoretical knowledge instruction and synthetic flight instruction.

Additional specific training before conducting LIFUS, Landing Training or unrestricted TRI(A) privileges are optional.

It is conducted in accordance with EASA Part-FCL regulations.

An applicant for a TRI certificate shall:
hold a CPL, MPL or ATPL pilot licence on the applicable aircraft category;
have completed 1 500 hours flight time as a pilot on multi-pilot aeroplanes;
have completed, within the 12 months preceding the date of application, 30 route sectors, including take-offs and landings, as PIC or co-pilot on the applicable aeroplane type, of which 15 sectors may be completed in an FFS representing that type;

An applicant for an SFI certificate shall:
hold or have held a CPL, MPL or ATPL in the appropriate aircraft category;
have completed the proficiency check for the issue of the specific aircraft type rating in an FFS representing the applicable type, within the 12 months preceding the application;

have:
(1) at least 1 500 hours flight time as a pilot on multi-pilot aeroplanes
(2) completed, as a pilot or as an observer, within the 12 months preceding the application, at least:
(i) 3 route sectors on the flight deck of the applicable aircraft type; or
(ii) 2 line-orientated flight training-based simulator sessions conducted by qualified flight crew on the flight deck of the applicable type. These simulator sessions shall include 2 flights of at least 2 hours each between 2 different aerodromes, and the associated pre-flight planning and de-briefing

Minimum English ICAO Level 4

Part 1: teaching and learning instruction

Part 2: technical theoretical-knowledge instruction(technical training)

Part 3: flight instruction (including: Specific training required before conducting LIFUS training and/or landing training)

The theoretical knowledge course for the TRI(A) and SFI(A) comprises at least 35 hours of tuition, including 25 hours of teaching and learning and 10 hours of technical training.

The practical training includes 10 hours of flight instruction on an FSTD.

Webinar / Online or Classroom

LIFUS

Landing Training

Unrestricted TRI(A) privileges

(Training Courses)

This course offers a training to become a Type Rating Instructor on the Airbus A330 Family.
The course is designed to give adequate training to the applicant in theoretical knowledge instruction and synthetic flight instruction.

Additional specific training before conducting LIFUS, Landing Training or unrestricted TRI(A) privileges are optional.

It is conducted in accordance with EASA Part-FCL regulations.

An applicant for a TRI certificate shall:
hold a CPL, MPL or ATPL pilot licence on the applicable aircraft category;
have completed 1 500 hours flight time as a pilot on multi-pilot aeroplanes;
have completed, within the 12 months preceding the date of application, 30 route sectors, including take-offs and landings, as PIC or co-pilot on the applicable aeroplane type, of which 15 sectors may be completed in an FFS representing that type;

An applicant for an SFI certificate shall:
hold or have held a CPL, MPL or ATPL in the appropriate aircraft category;
have completed the proficiency check for the issue of the specific aircraft type rating in an FFS representing the applicable type, within the 12 months preceding the application;

have:
(1) at least 1 500 hours flight time as a pilot on multi-pilot aeroplanes
(2) completed, as a pilot or as an observer, within the 12 months preceding the application, at least:
(i) 3 route sectors on the flight deck of the applicable aircraft type; or
(ii) 2 line-orientated flight training-based simulator sessions conducted by qualified flight crew on the flight deck of the applicable type. These simulator sessions shall include 2 flights of at least 2 hours each between 2 different aerodromes, and the associated pre-flight planning and de-briefing

Minimum English ICAO Level 4

Part 1: teaching and learning instruction

Part 2: technical theoretical-knowledge instruction(technical training)

Part 3: flight instruction (including: Specific training required before conducting LIFUS training and/or landing training)

The theoretical knowledge course for the TRI(A) and SFI(A) comprises at least 35 hours of tuition, including 25 hours of teaching and learning and 10 hours of technical training.

The practical training includes 10 hours of flight instruction on an FSTD.

Various possibilities all over Europe and Middle East

LIFUS

Landing Training

Unrestricted TRI(A) privileges

(Training Courses)

According to Regulation (EU) No. 1178/2011 FCL.904.TRI, in the last year of the 3‐year validity period of a typerating instructor´s certificate, two out of the three following requirements shall be fulfilled:

  • complete instructor refresher training as a TRI(A) at an ATO
  • pass the assessment of competence in accordance with point FCL.935
  • conduct one of the following parts of a complete type rating or recurrent training course: simulator session of at least 3 hours or one air exercise of at least 1 hour comprising a minimum of two take‐offs and landings

Agenda of the course according to AMC1 FCL.940.TRI

relevant changes to national or EU regulations;

the role of the instructor;

teaching and learning styles;

observational skills;

instructional techniques;

briefing and debriefing skills;

TEM;

human performance and limitations;

flight safety, prevention of incidents and accidents, including those specific to
the ATO;

significant changes in the content of the relevant part of the aviation system;

legal aspects and enforcement procedures;

developments in competency‐based instruction;

report writing; and

any additional topics proposed by the competent authority.

Additional practical training prior to the assessment of competence (AMC1 FCL.935) is recommended by the Authority, but is not a mandatory requirement for the renewal of the typerating instructor rating.

6 hours

Webinar / Online or Classroom

Courses can be tailored for A320, A330 and C525.

(Training Courses)

This course offers a training to become a type rating Instructor on the Cessna Citation C525 Family.
The course is designed to give adequate training to the applicant in theoretical knowledge instruction and synthetic flight instruction.

Additional specific training before conducting LIFUS, Landing Training or unrestricted TRI(A) privileges are optional.

It is conducted in accordance with EASA Part-FCL regulations.

An applicant for a TRI(MPA) certificate shall:
hold a CPL, MPL or ATPL pilot licence on the applicable aircraft category;
have completed 1 500 hours flight time as a pilot on multi-pilot aeroplanes;
have completed, within the 12 months preceding the date of application, 30 route sectors, including take-offs and landings, as PIC or co-pilot on the applicable aeroplane type, of which 15 sectors may be completed in an FFS representing that type;

An applicant for a TRI(SPA) certificate shall:
have completed, within the 12 months preceding the date of the application, at least 30 route sectors, including take-offs and landings, as PIC on the applicable aeroplane type, of which a maximum of 15 sectors may be completed in an FSTD representing that type;
have competed at least 500 hours flight time as pilot on aeroplanes, including 30 hours as PIC on the applicable type of aeroplane; or hold or have held an FI certificate for multi-engine aeroplanes with IR(A) privileges;

An applicant for an SFI MPA certificate shall:
hold or have held a CPL, MPL or ATPL in the appropriate aircraft category;
have completed the proficiency check for the issue of the specific aircraft type rating in an FFS representing the applicable type, within the 12 months preceding the application;

have:
(1) at least 1 500 hours flight time as a pilot on multi-pilot aeroplanes
(2) completed, as a pilot or as an observer, within the 12 months preceding the application, at least:
(i) 3 route sectors on the flight deck of the applicable aircraft type; or
(ii) 2 line-orientated flight training-based simulator sessions conducted by qualified flight crew on the flight deck of the applicable type. These simulator sessions shall include 2 flights of at least 2 hours each between 2 different aerodromes, and the associated pre-flight planning and de-briefing; 

An applicant for an SFI single-pilot high performance complex aeroplanes:
(1) have completed at least 500 hours of flight time as PIC on single-pilot aeroplanes;
(2) hold or have held a multi-engine IR(A) rating; and
(2) completed, as a pilot or as an observer, within the 12 months preceding the application, at least:
(i) 3 route sectors on the flight deck of the applicable aircraft type; or
(ii) 2 line-orientated flight training-based simulator sessions conducted by qualified flight crew on the flight deck of the applicable type. These simulator sessions shall include 2 flights of at least 2 hours each between 2 different aerodromes, and the associated pre-flight planning and de-briefing

Minimum English ICAO Level 4

Part 1: teaching and learning instruction

Part 2: technical theoretical-knowledge instruction(technical training)

Part 3: flight instruction (including: Specific training required before conducting LIFUS training and/or landing training)

The theoretical knowledge course for the TRI(A) and SFI(A) comprises at least 35 hours of tuition, including 25 hours of teaching and learning and 10 hours of technical training.

The practical training includes 10 hours of flight instruction on an FSTD.

Various possibilities all over Europe and Middle East

LIFUS

Landing Training

Unrestricted TRI(A) privileges

(Training Courses)

This training course is offered for the revalidation of the Instructor certificate and refresh the instructors knowledge in accordance with PART-FCL.

Hold a valid TRI, SFI, FI, MCCI, STI, FTI or IRI on the applicable aircraft.

relevant changes to national or EU regulations

the role of the instructor

teaching and learning styles

observational skills

instructional techniques

briefing and debriefing skills

TEM

human performance and limitations

flight safety, prevention of incidents and accidents

significant changes in the content of the relevant part of the aviation system

legal aspects and enforcement procedures

developments in competency-based instruction

report writing

any additional topics proposed by the competent authority

2 days

Webinar / Online or Classroom

The aim of the training course is to fulfil the requirements of FCL.1015 – an authority approved standardization training course for  FE(A), FIE(A), IRE(A), CRE(A), TRE(A), SFE(A). It also serves as an upgrading training for the extension of instructor privileges, acc. AMC1 FCL.1015(d)(7).

Before the start of the training, all examiner candidates must be approved for training by the competent authority Austro Control GmbH. 

A valid medical certificate according to the licence sought shall be held be the applicant (exemption: SFE)

Conduct the applicable number of role-played proficiency checks or skill tests for the issue or revalidation of the applicable licence.

approx. 2 days

various possibilities all over Europe and Middle East

LOW VIS Training

Zero Flight Time Training

(Training Courses)

This course offers a training to become a type rating Instructor for Multi-Crew Cooperation.

It is conducted in accordance with EASA Part-FCL regulations.

An applicant for an MCCI(A) certificate shall hold or have held a CPL(A), MPL or ATPL(A) have at least 1500 hours of flying experience as a pilot in multi-pilot operations

Minimum English ICAO Level 4

The training course for the MCCI(A) consists of 3 parts and includes, at least:

25 hours of teaching and learning instruction;

8 hours technical training related to the type of FSTD where the applicant wishes to instruct;

3 hours of practical instruction, which may be flight instruction or MCC instruction on the relevant FNPT II/III MCC, FTD 2/3 or FFS, under the supervision of a TRI, SFI or MCCI(A) nominated by the ATO for that purpose. These hours of flight instruction under supervision shall include the assessment of the applicant’s competence as described in FCL.920. (b)

Applicants holding or having held an FI, TRI, CRI, IRI or SFI certificate shall be fully credited towards the requirement of (1).

The training course for the MCCI(A) consists of 3 parts and includes, at least:

25 hours of teaching and learning instruction

8 hours technical training related to the type of FSTD

3 hours of practical instruction

Various possibilities all over Europe and Middle East

Extension of privileges to other FSTDs representing further types of aircraft.

(Training Courses)

This training course provides additional theoretical knowledge required for operation of high-performance single-pilot aeroplanes in accordance with Part-FCL.

Minimum PPL(A)

a valid medical, pertaining to the type of license held

Minimum English ICAO Level 4

have completed the training course(advanced UPRT)specified in FCL.745.A

Aircraft General Knowledge

Airframe, Systems and Powerplant

Performance

Class B Aeroplanes

Human Performance

Meteorology, Winds and Flight Hazards

Basic Radar Principles

Principles of Flight

2 days

Webinar / Online or Classroom

Practical training on Full Flight Simulator (optional)

(Training Courses)

The aim of the teaching and learning course is to train pilots with the necessary theoretical knowledge for the teaching and learning part in accordance with Part-FCL Subpart J.

Learning Process

Teaching Process

Training Philosophies

Techniques of applied instruction

Student evaluation and testing

Training programme development

Human performance and limitations relevant to flight instruction

Hazards involved in simulating systems failures and malfunctions in the aeroplane during flight

Training administration

Review of theoretical knowledge

25 hours

Webinar / Online or Classroom

Practical training on Full Flight Simulator (optional)

(Training Courses)

We offer a wide range of Crew Resource Management training courses, including training for pilots, flight attendants and maintenance personnel.

Our CRM courses extend from initial training, through the annually recurring recurrent trainings, to CRM trainings for instructors and CRM instructor refresher seminars. It goes without saying that we adhere to the currently valid EASA specifications for each course.

In order to facilitate an effective training, our CRM instructor team consists of experienced airline pilots and flight attendants.

If you have any questions about our courses or are interested in booking a course, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you and working with you.

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