A320 Type Rating is a great decision to enhance your career prospects and surpass the competition in your airline pilot job. The Indian skies are dominated by Airbus 320 and are the aircraft of choice by a majority of the Airlines operating in India. All over the world Airbus 320 surpassed its biggest competitor Boeing 737 in October 2019 to become the highest-selling single-aisle commercial airliner and has 8500 + aircraft in service with another 6000 aircraft on ﬁrm order for the coming future. Between all the Airlines combined India will take delivery of 1 Airbus aircraft every week making it an absolute choice for your Type Rating.
* MCC - Multi Crew Cooperation Course - To ﬂy a commercial airliner every pilot must be proﬁcient in Multi-crew Cooperation. They have to know their part for the phase of ﬂight be it normal procedures and operations or dealing with abnormal and emergency operations. The Multi-Crew Cooperation course will bring you up to skill with concepts of ﬂying like Team Work, decision making, use of checklists, mutual support while giving you a look into the operational framework of airline pilots.
The Multi Crew Cooperation training is carried out on a A320 Fixed Base Simulator to help you achieve a realistic understanding of aircraft systems and piloting dynamics.
* JOC - Jet Orientation Course - The Jet Orientation Course is the perfect training program to provide a smooth transition from piston-engine aircraft to Jet engine operations. Jet engines have their own characteristics and the course will develop your understanding, handling skills and awareness in the jet environment to operate them proﬁcently.
Most airlines around the world consider Jet orientation course as a mandatory requirement for their selection criteria.
At least 25 hours on multiengine aircraft (10 hours can be completed in an approved simulator)
Valid CPL (A) or ATPL (A) issued by DGCA of India
Theoretical training for A320 Type Rating + JOC + MCC will consist of 135 training hours covering the listed topics
Simulator sessions consists of 64 hours on the Airbus A320 FBS/FFS. Each FFS session comprises of 4 hours of flight training and is divided between pilot flying and pilot not flying. A Minimum Period of eleven days is required for this part of the training.
A briefing starts an hour before the flight session, whereas a debriefing takes place for an hour after the session.