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Pilot Courses
The Operations Technical Training (OTT)section and Operations Performance Training (OPT) section plays a pivotal role in training and operational areas for Pilots,Flight Despatchers and other Opertaional Personnel.

Following Ground subject training is conducted for Pilots.
  1. Type Rating for A320 family for CPL Holders.
  2. Check Pilots Training for A320 family / A330 aircraft
  3. Refresher courses for Pilots on A320 family / A330 aircraft
  4. Crew Resource Management (CRM)
  5. Special Operations Training for the following aircraft operations for Pilots:
    1. CAT II / IIIA & B Operations
    2. ETOPS
    3. PBN/RNP/RNAV
    4. RVSM
    5. Aerodrome Operating Minima
    6. Cold Weather Operations
    7. Monsoon Operations
    8. Jet Orientation Training
    9. DGR
    10. EGPWs
    11. SEP Drill
    12. Dinghy Drill
  6. Generic Training:
    1. CPL- Navigation Subjects
    2. ATP_L Navigation Subjects
Academic: Minimum Educational Qualifications is 10+2 or Equivalent with Physics and Mathematics.
Technical:
  1. Current CPL/ATPL
  2. Current FRTO
  3. Current COP RTR
  4. Current Class I medical
  5. Instrument rating on Multi Engine
  6. 25 hrs Multi Engine (minimum 15 hrs on Aircraft)
  7. Proficiency in English language endorsed by DGCA
Phase I- Ground Classes
Ground Training as per approved Endorsement Syallabus followed by TRTO Examinations
Phase II- Simulator Training
After successful completion of phase-I,candidates are then taken up for A320 Type Rating Simulator training(FBS/FFS sessions and skill tests).
Phase III (Final)- Aircraft Training
(Subject to Terms and Condition)
After sucessful completion of Phase-II Training,Candidates are imparted Familiarization Training on Aircraft before forwarding the documents to DGCA for obtaining A320 Type Rating approval.

Training will be completed after grant of A320 Type Rating.

However, the Trainee will have to undergo Supernumerary flying,Supervised Line flying experience,relevant Routes/release checks and other Company requirements in whichever Airline he/she is employed subsequently. A certficate in this regard along with endorsements in log book will be made on completion of his/her A320 Type Rating.
Technical:
  1. Current Class 1 Medical
  2. Licences / Rating Current
  3. Current Refresher (Technical/Performance)
  4. Proficiency in English language endorsed by DGCA
IR/LR Training
(Including LOFT) - 02:00 HRS

IR/LR Check - 02:00 HRS
Technical
  1. Current ATPL
  2. Current FRTO
  3. Current COPRTR
  4. Current Class I medical
  5. Instrument rating on Multi Engine
  6. 1500 Hrs of flying experience as P2
  7. Proficiency in English language endorsed by DGCA
As per the stipulations of DGCA should have satisfactorily completed as co-pilot on A320 aircraft not less than 1500 Hrs(one thousand five hundred hours) of flight time of which not less yhan one hundred fifty hours flight time shall be in the preceding twelve months.
A320 PIC Simulator Training (FFS)- Seven (07) training sessions followed by Skill Tests

(Command Check / Circuit & Landings /Low Vis. Operation Training, as quoted in Ops Circular No.04 2007/CA40B(D)/CA40(N) Checks.

However, after completion of the above,Trainee will have to undergo necessary Supervised Line Flying and Route Checks and other Company requirements in whichever Airline he/she is employed/likely to be employed subsequently for obtaining his/her A320 PIC Type Rating. A Certificate in this regard along with endorsements in log book will be made on completion of his/her A320 PIC Simulator Training/Checks.
Minimum Requirements for undergoing training as Check/Instructors/Examiners/Pilots on A320 type of aircraft

DGCA CAR Section 7- Flight Crew Standards,Training & Licencing Series 'I',PART I - Dt. 27th May 1998 (Rev 4 dt..12th March2009)

  1. Should have been regularly flying the A320 aircraft type. They should have consistently shown satisfatory proficiency.
  2. Should have obtained pilot-in command rating on the type in the first attempt
  3. Should not have failed in any of the proficiency checks on simulator/aircraft during the preceding two years
  4. Should have a record completely free of any notifiable accident attributable to pilots's proficiency in handling the A320 aircraft. Further, he/she should have accident-free record during the preceding ten years on A3210 type of aircraft, in airline operations attributable to pilot's proficiency.
  5. Should have a record free of any incident attributable to pilot's proficiency in handling the A320 aircraft during the preceding three years.
The accident/incident free period indicated In palm 2.4 (iv) & (v) above. shall be counted from the day a flight crew member start exercising privileges of his/her licence without any limitation.
  1. Total Flying Experience - 3,000 Hrs
  2. Total Command Expierience - 1,000 Hrs
  3. Total Command Experience on A320 type - 500 Hrs
  1. Total Flying Experience - 3,500 Hrs
  2. Total Command Expierience - 1,500 Hrs
  3. Total Command Experience on A320 type - 1,000 Hrs
  4. Experience as approved Check-Pilot-10 route checks on the type and one year of working as a Check-Pilot on A320 Type of aircraft.
Experience as a check pilot will count from the date a pilot carries first route check.
OR
50 hours of Instructional Experience on similar type of aircraft from one type of jet aircraft to another type of jet aircraft or from one type or turboprop/piston engined aircraf to another type of turboprop/piston engined aircraft.
  1. Total Flying Experience - 4,000 Hrs
  2. Total Command Expierience - 1,750 Hrs
  3. Total Command Experience on A320 type - 1,250 Hrs
  4. Experience as approved Instructor on the type -50 Hrs
Instructional Experience on the approved type Simulator may be counted towards the Instructional Experience on the type.
The total command experience one the type for approval as an instructor shall be relaxable to 5OO hrs incase a pilot has instructional experience of not less than 200 hrs or has acted as functional Examiner for a period not less than one year on another aircraft with the same operator.

The total Command experience on the type for approval as an Examiner shall be relaxable to 750 hours in case of a pilot who has been a functional Examiner on another type of aircraft with the same operator for a period not less than one year, and to 500 hours in case of a pilot who has been functional Examiner with the same operator for a period not less than two years.
Training Syllabus for Check Pilots / Instructors / Examiners will be carried out as stipulated in DGCA CAR – Section – 7 Flight Crew Standards, Training & Licensing Series “I”, Part I – Dt. 27th May, 1998. (Revision 6 dt. 18th May, 2012)
(As per DGCA CAR Section 7 – Flight Crew Standards, Series ‘X’ Part I Dt. 30th March, 2001 (Rev 2 dated 11th Nov. 2008 & Rev. 3 dated O1st Dec. 2009)
Qualifications and Flying Experience
The pilot seeking authorization for ILS C-II or Cat-IIIA/B OPerations shall meet the following qualifications and experience requirements:
License and Ratings
  1. Current CPL or higher licence
  2. Instrument Rating
Flying Experience for PIC
  1. Total flying experience 2500 hrs
  2. PIC experience on type 500 hrs (for initial authorization),200 hrs (for additional aircraft type a authorization)
  3. Night flying on type -100 hrs.
  4. Instrument Flying -100 hrs (including not more than 50 hrs. on Full Flight Simulator of the type).
Flying Experience for Co-Pilot
  1. Total flying experience 500 hrs
  2. On type experience 300 hrs(for initial authorization)
    200 hrs. (for additional aircraft type authorization).
  3. Instrument Flying -100 hrs (including not more than 50 hrs. on Full Flight Simulator of the type).
Training Syllabus.- Ground/Simulator for PIC/Co-pilot
Ground Training for PIC/Co-pilot-
02 hrs Technical and 02 hrs Performance ground classes.
Simulator Training PIC
  1. ILS CAT II Training session(s) minimum of 3 hours by Instructor/Examiner
  2. One session of 1 hour by an Examiner to check the proficiency for ILS Cat II operations.
  3. Only on successful completion of simulator training for Cat-II Operations, Pilot shall undergo one session of 2 hours of ILS Cat-III training.
  4. One evaluation session by an Examiner to check the proficiency for ILS Cat-III operations
The Co-pilot shall be part of flight crew composition when simulator training and evaluation session by Examiner is bieng conducted for PIC as stipulated above. Session by Examiner is being conducted for PIC as stipulated above.
Aircraft Line Flying For PIC
  1. One ILS Cat-II/Cat-III approach in weather conditions at above the Cat-I minima under the supervision of Flight Instructor/Examiner.
  2. Thereafter a minimum of 2 ILS Cat-II/Cat-III practice approaches including auto- landings, lf applicable, at or above the Cat-I weather minima of which 1 can be on simulator of Category D.
  3. Final release check at or above Cat-I weather minima by an Instructor/Examiner or DGCA Flight Operations Inspector.
Reference DGCA letter no. AV.22012/11/2008-FID, Dt.21st Nov,2008
(i)& (ii) can be performed an level 'D' Simulator.
(iii) to be carried out on actual Airplane only which the trainee has to undergo on his/her own in the Airline in whhich he/she is employed likely to be employed
Extended Twin Engine Aircraft Operation (ETOPS) is special qualification required by both pilots and flight dispatchers before undertaking/planning the flights.
Syllabus:Introduction to ETOPS, Aircraft system, Route Planning, ETOPS Alternates, dispatch Met Minima, calculation of Entry/ETP/ Exit points, Diversion Strategy, Non-ETOPS, route construction, Handling Techniques of various emergencies in ETOPS flight, MEL.
Duration of Course: 4 hours
Eligibility for Admission: Current CPL holder
All Pilots have to undergo PBN/RNAV/RNP Training.
Syllabus: Concept of PBN/RNAV/RNP, Aircraft System requirements, MEL, Operational Procedures, Emergency Procedures, RT Phraseology.
Duration of Course: 4 hours
Eligibility for Admission: Current CPL holder
Syllabus: Concept of RVSM, Glossary of Terms , RVSM level Aircraft System requirements, MEL, Operational Procedures, Emergency Procedures, Contingency Procedures, RT Phraseology.
Duration of Course: 4 hours
Eligibility for Admission: Current CPL holder
Syllabus: Concept of AOM, definitions of terms associated with AOM, calculation of AOM as per CAR Section 8 – Aircraft Operations, Series ‘C’ Part I dated 13th June 2011/Rev 1 dated 17th August 2011, All Weather Operations, ICAO Doc 9365 - Manual of All Weather Operations. Low Visibility Take off Minima, Restricted Minima
Duration of Course: 4 hours
Eligibility for Admission: Current CPL holder
All Pilots and Flight Despatchers have to undergo Cold Weather Operation Training before commencing the Flight to Cold Weather areas viz., Europe,Russia,Canada,North Americas etc.
Syllabus:Concept of Cold Weather Operation, Aircraft System requirement, MEL, Operational procedures, Emergency Procedures, Impact of icing on take off weight / takeoff speed / landing weight / landing speed etc., Deicing / Anti-icing & Deicing agents.
Duration of Course: 4 hours
Eligibility for Admission: Current CPL holder
After initial command,a Pilot has to undergo Monsoon Operation Training before on setting the Monsoon season.
Syllabus:Concept of Monsoon Season, Monsoon Weather, Wind Shear, Landing Technique in Cross Wind / Tail Wind, Slippery or Contaminated Runway, Aircraft System requirement, MEL, Operational Procedures.
Duration of Course: 4 hours
Eligibility for Admission: Current CPL holder and command endorsement
The Training is required for the Pilot who is undegoing Endorsement Training on Jet Aircraft
Syllabus:Design and Aero dynamic of Jet Aircraft arid Jet Engine, Thrust EPR,IAS/ TAS/ Mach No. relation. Fuel Consumption etc.
Duration of Course: 2 days
Eligibility for Admission: CPL
Duration of Course : 2 days
Induction Training – 02 days
Recurrent Training – 01 day
Duration of Course : 1 day
Duration of Course : 1 day
These subjects are covered in depth to aspiring pilots to appear in DGCA examinations.
Subjects Covered :
  1. General Navigation
  2. Meterology
  3. Radio Aids
  4. Instruments
  5. Flight Planning
  6. Aeronautical Chart/Route Planning
  7. Air Regulations
  8. General Technical
Duration of Course: 12 weeks
Eligibility for Admission: Aspiring Pilots
ATPL Examinations are conducted by DGCA. ATPL is a mandatory requirement to become a commander of the aircraft.
Subjects Covered :
  1. General Navigation
  2. Meterology
  3. Radio Aids
  4. Instruments
  5. Flight Planning
  6. Aeronautical Chart/Route Planning
Duration of Course: 4 week
Eligibility: Airline Pilots with CPL