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Preparing for a career as a commercial pilot is an exciting journey filled with challenges and opportunities. One crucial step in this journey is Pre-Type Rating Training, designed to bridge the gap between initial flight training and type rating certification on specific aircraft types. In this blog, we'll explore the significance of Pre-Type Rating Training and how it sets the foundation for success in the aviation industry.

Understanding Pre-Type Rating Training:
Pre-Type Rating Training is a specialized course essential for aspiring pilots transitioning from basic flight training to operating complex, multi-crew transport aircraft in a commercial airline environment. This training module focuses on equipping pilots with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to excel in type rating certification.


Pre-Type Rating Training - How does it help?

Why is Pre-Type Rating Training Important?

  • Smooth Transition: Pre-Type Rating Training ensures a seamless transition from basic flight training to operating advanced aircraft types. It familiarizes pilots with the complexities of multi-crew operations, cockpit procedures, and aircraft systems, preparing them for the challenges of type rating certification.
  • Competence Development: By combining theoretical knowledge with practical flight training and multi-crew coordination exercises, Pre-Type Rating Training enhances pilots' competence and confidence. It hones their decision-making skills, cockpit management abilities, and situational awareness, essential qualities for success in commercial aviation
  • Industry Readiness: Pre-Type Rating Training aligns with industry standards and expectations, making graduates more competitive in the job market. Airlines seek pilots who are not only proficient in flying but also possess the professionalism, teamwork, and communication skills required for safe and efficient flight operations.
  • Safety Enhancement: Comprehensive Pre-Type Rating Training contributes to enhanced aviation safety by ensuring that pilots are well-prepared to handle the complexities of modern aircraft and challenging operational scenarios. It instills a safety-first mindset and emphasizes the importance of adherence to standard operating procedures and best practices.

Here's what sets GATI's Pre-Type Rating program apart:

  • Comprehensive Training: Our 60-hour program, spread over 21 days, covers everything you need to know, including technical knowledge, Operations Manuals, QRH (Quick Reference Handbook), Flight Crew Training Manual (FCTM), pre-flight briefings for simulator exercises, and an introduction to Multi-Crew Coordination (MCC).
  • Expert Instruction: Learn from a qualified B-737 examiner with over 20,000 hours of experience on the B-737, ensuring you receive the most up-to-date knowledge and industry insights.
  • Advanced Learning Tools: Gain access to comprehensive Computer nased Training Modules designed by C PaT Global, USA, for the duration of the course.
  • Optional Add-Ons: Further enhance your skills with optional add-ons like Instrument Flying refresher exercises on an ALSIM AL250 simulator and refresher training including Line Oriented Briefings and interview preparation after completing your Type Rating.

In conclusion, Pre-Type Rating Training serves as a vital stepping stone in the journey towards becoming a proficient airline pilot. By investing in Pre-Type Rating Training, students lay a solid foundation for a successful career in the dynamic and rewarding field of aviation.
GATI's Pre-Type Rating program is an investment in your future as a successful airline pilot in India. By equipping yourself with the knowledge and confidence to excel in the type rating program, you'll be well on your way to achieving your dream career.