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MODULAR COURSES

Pilot Flight Academy offers several modular courses for pilots who have already obtained some certifications.

Advanced Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (Advanced UPRT)

The aim of the Advanced UPRT course is to understand how to cope with the physiological and psychological aspects of dynamic upsets in aeroplanes and to develop the necessary competence and resilience to be able to apply appropriate recovery techniques during upsets.
The Advanced UPRT course is required before commencing the first Type Rating. If any Type Rating was performed prior to December 2019, the Advanced UPRT course is optional.

Requirements
Before starting the course, you must:
• be at least 18 years of age;
• hold a valid EASA Class 1 or 2 medical certificate;
• have at least the minimum acceptable English proficiency at an operational level (Level 4) in accordance with Appendix 2 to Annex I in Part-FCL;
• have completed PFA’s Safety and Standardisation training.

Training
The Advanced UPRT course should take four days to complete and includes:
• 5 hours of theoretical knowledge instruction;
• pre-flight briefings and post-flight debriefings; and
• 3 hours of flight instruction in an aerobatics-rated aeroplane.

Costs
Upon request.

Course requirements and training may change due to regulatory and/or other changes. Time of completion will depend on several factors, including weather, available resources and your progression.

Course dates 2022:
12/09 – 2022
10/10 – 2022
07/11 – 2022
5/12 – 2022

Class Rating (CR SEP/MEP)

The aim of the CR SEP/MEP course is to train you to a level of proficiency at least equal to that required for a Part-FCL respective single-pilot SEP (land) or MEP (land) class rating Skill Test and elevate technical knowledge, and ensure that flying proficiency is of a sufficiently high standard. Improving safety awareness is a fundamental objective throughout the course.

Requirements
Before starting the course, you must:
• hold a valid PPL(A), CPL(A) or ATPL(A) licence;
• hold a valid EASA Class 1 or 2 medical certificate;
• have completed at least 70 hours as Pilot-In-Command (PIC) of aeroplanes;
• have at least the minimum acceptable English proficiency at an operational level (Level 4) in accordance with Appendix 2 to Annex I in Part-FCL;
• have completed PFA’s Safety and Standardisation training.

Training
The CR SEP/MEP course should take one week to complete. The course shall be completed within six months preceding the Skill Test.
The course includes:
• theoretical knowledge instruction through phase briefings;
• 3:30 hours of flight instruction for the SEP or 6:00 hours of flight instruction for the MEP.

Costs
Upon request.

Course requirements and training may change due to regulatory and/or other changes. Time of completion will depend on several factors, including weather, available resources and your progression.

Class Rating Instructor (CRI)

The aim of the CRI course is to allow you to give adequate training in theoretical knowledge and flight instruction to instruct for any class or type rating for non-complex non-high performance single-pilot aeroplanes for which you are qualified and to teach you how to identify common errors and how to correct them properly.

Requirements
Before starting the course, you must:
• have completed at least 300 hours flight time as pilot of aeroplanes for single-engine aeroplanes, or at least 500 hours flight time as pilot of aeroplanes for multi-engine aeroplanes;
• completed at least 30 hours as PIC on the applicable type or class of aeroplane;
• hold a valid EASA Class 1 or 2 medical certificate.

Training
The CRI course should take three weeks to complete and includes:
• theoretical knowledge instruction consisting of teaching and learning, and technical theoretical knowledge instruction;
• 3 hours of flight instruction for the SEP or 5 hours of flight instruction for the MEP, including the final progress check.

Costs
Upon request.

Course requirements and training may change due to regulatory and/or other changes. Time of completion will depend on several factors, including weather, available resources and your progression.

Flight Instructor (FI)

The aim of the FI course is to teach you the knowledge, skills and attitudes relevant to the FI tasks, including refreshing your technical knowledge, train you to teach the ground subjects and air exercises, ensure that your flying is of a sufficiently high standard and teaching you the principles of basic instruction and to apply them at the PPL level.

Requirements
Before starting the course, you must:
• be at least 18 years of age;
• hold at least a valid CPL(A) licence or completed at least 200 hours of flight time of which 150 hours as Pilot-In-Command (PIC) if holding a PPL(A);
• fulfill the knowledge requirements for the CPL(A), except for an FI(A) providing training for the LAPL(A) only;
• hold a valid EASA Class 1 or 2 medical certificate;
• have at least the minimum acceptable English proficiency at an operational level (Level 4) in accordance with Appendix 2 to Annex I in Part-FCL;
• have completed at least 30 hours on SEP, of which at least 5 hours shall have been completed during the six months preceding the pre-entry flight test;
• have received at least 10 hours instrument flight instruction, of which not more than 5 hours may be instrument ground time in an FSDT;
• have completed at least 20 hours of cross-country as PIC, including a flight totalling not less than 540km (300NM) in the course of which full stop landings at two different aerodromes have been made;
• have passed a specific pre-entry flight test within six months preceding the start of the course;
• have completed PFA’s Safety and Standardisation training.

Training
The FI course should take six weeks to complete and includes:
• 125 hours of theoretical knowledge instruction consisting of teaching and learning, and long briefings;
• 30 hours of flight instruction.

Costs
Upon request.

Course requirements and training may change due to regulatory and/or other changes. Time of completion will depend on several factors, including weather, available resources and your progression.

Flight Instructor Refresher (FI Refresher)

The aim of the FI Refresher course is to renew or revalidate the FI(A) rating.

Requirements
Before starting the course, you must:
• hold or have held an FI(A) rating;
• fulfill the knowledge requirements for the CPL(A), except for an FI(A) providing training for the LAPL(A) only;
• have at least the minimum acceptable English proficiency at an operational level (Level 4) in accordance with Appendix 2 to Annex I in Part-FCL;
• have completed PFA’s Safety and Standardisation training.

Training
The FI Refresher course should take two days to complete and includes:
• 12 hours of theoretical knowledge instruction consisting of classroom instruction.

Costs
Upon request.

Course requirements and training may change due to regulatory and/or other changes. Time of completion will depend on several factors, including weather, available resources and your progression.

Instrument Rating (IR)

The aim of the IR course is to train you to a level of proficiency necessary to operate aeroplanes under IFR and in IMC and to train you the principles of instrument flying and how to safely apply them. Improving safety awareness is a fundamental objective throughout the course.

Requirements
Before starting the course, you must:
• hold at least a valid PPL(A) with the privileges to fly at night, a CPL(A), or an ATPL in another category of aircraft;
• hold a valid EASA Class 1 or 2 medical certificate;
• have completed at least 50 hours cross country flight time as Pilot-In-Command in aeroplanes, helicopters or airships of which at least 10 or, in the case of airships, 20 hours shall be in aeroplanes;
• hold a valid class rating for he actual class;
• have passed the written theoretical examinations for an IR(A) or an ATPL(A) before skill test application;
• have at least the minimum acceptable English proficiency at an operational level (Level 4) in accordance with Appendix 2 to Annex I in Part-FCL;
• have completed PFA’s Safety and Standardisation training.

Training
The IR course should take eight or nine weeks to complete and includes:
• 40 hours of flight instruction on the SEP and 15 hours of flight instruction on the MEP.

Costs
Upon request.

Course requirements and training may change due to regulatory and/or other changes. Time of completion will depend on several factors, including weather, available resources and your progression.

Instrument Rating Instructor (IRI)

The aim of the IRI course is to train you the principles of instrument instruction and how to safely apply them, to refresh and bring your knowledge and skills up-to-date and to train you to teach the ground subjects and air exercises. Improving safety awareness is a fundamental objective throughout the course.

Requirements
Before starting the course, you must:
A
• hold a valid FI(A) rating;
• hold a valid EASA Class 1 or 2 medical certificate;
• have completed at least 200 hours IFR flight time, of which up to 50 hours may be instrument ground time in an FSTD or FNPT II;
• hold a PBN endorsement;
• in case of IRI(A) for multi-engine aeroplanes, have completed the CRI ME course including Assessment of Competence (AoC);
• have at least the minimum acceptable English proficiency at an operational level (Level 4) in accordance with Appendix 2 to Annex I in Part-FCL;
• have completed PFA’s Safety and Standardisation training.
OR
B
• hold a valid EASA Class 1 or 2 medical certificate;
• have completed at least 800 hours IFR flight time, of which at least 400 hours is in aeroplanes;
• hold a PBN endorsement;
• in case of IRI(A) for multi-engine aeroplanes, have completed the CRI ME course including Assessment of Competence (AoC);
• have at least the minimum acceptable English proficiency at an operational level (Level 4) in accordance with Appendix 2 to Annex I in Part-FCL;
• have completed PFA’s Safety and Standardisation training.

Training
The IRI course should take three weeks to complete and includes:
• 45 hours of theoretical knowledge instruction consisting of teaching and learning, theoretical knowledge, and long briefings;
• at least 5 hours of flight instruction for A candidates and at least 10 hours of flight instruction for B candidates.

Costs
Upon request.

Course requirements and training may change due to regulatory and/or other changes. Time of completion will depend on several factors, including weather, available resources and your progression.

Multi-Crew Cooperation (MCC)

The aim of the MCC(A) course is to develop the technical and non-technical components of the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to operate a multi-crew aircraft.

Requirements
Before starting the course, you must:
• hold or have held an IR(A)ME rating.

Training
The MCC course should take 11 days to complete and includes:
• 48 hours of theoretical knowledge instruction consisting of classroom instruction;
• 20 hours of simulator flight instruction, including 10 hours as Pilot Flying (PF) and 10 hours as Pilot Monitoring (PM).

Costs
Upon request.

Course requirements and training may change due to regulatory and/or other changes. Time of completion will depend on several factors, including weather, available resources and your progression.

Multi-Crew Cooperation Instructor (MCCI)

The aim of the MCCI course is to give adequate training in theoretical knowledge instruction and synthetic flight instruction in order to instruct those aspects of multi-crew cooperation (MCC) required for a type rating on a first multi-pilot aeroplane.

Requirements
Before starting the course, you must:
• hold or have held a CPL(A), MPL(A) or ATPL(A);
• have at least 1,500 hours flying experience as pilot on multi-pilot aeroplanes.

Training
The MCCI course should take six days to complete and includes:
• 30 hours of theoretical knowledge instruction consisting of teaching and learning, and technical training;
• 3 hours of MCC instruction.

Costs
Upon request.

Course requirements and training may change due to regulatory and/or other changes. Time of completion will depend on several factors, including weather, available resources and your progression.

Performance-Based Navigation (PBN)

The aim of the PBN course is to train aircraft licence holders to develop the necessary skills to comply with PBN requirements. The course is designed to bridge current pilots holding a PPL/CPL IR to the level required to achieve the PBN logbook endorsement.
A PBN course is required to utilise the IR.

Requirements
Before starting the course, you must:
• hold or a valid PPL, CPL or ATPL licence;
• hold a valid IR(A) or have been assessed in an FSTD or aircraft to have satisfactory theoretical and practical understanding and skills equalling the requirements to an IR(A) skill test or proficiency check.

Training
The PBN course should take four days to complete and includes:
• theoretical knowledge instruction consisting of self study and 5 long briefings;
• 4 hours of flight instruction (or 5 hours in case you have no previous G1000 experience).

Costs
Upon request.

Course requirements and training may change due to regulatory and/or other changes. Time of completion will depend on several factors, including weather, available resources and your progression.

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