EPA Training Center is currently the only Type Rating Training Organization – Part 142 in South America that operates the ATR 42-500 simulator. The Full Flight Simulator is qualified as level C and can be the basis for 72-500, 72-200 and 42-300 training.

Objective: The courses offered by EPA of ATR 42/72 are for those who wish to obtain or renew the AT47 rating.

Courses:

  • Initial

Requirements for Second in Command (SIC): to hold CPL – Commercial Pilot License, MEL – Multi Engine License and IR – Instrument Rating; to be approved in ATP theoretical exam and IR theoretical exam in the last 12 months.

For pilots with less than 500 hours of flight, ATR recommends that Entry Level Training be carried out before starting training to obtain the type.

Requirements for Pilot in Command (PIC): to hold CPL – Commercial Pilot License, MEL – Multi Engine License and IR – Instrument Rating; 1,500 hours of flight time; to be approved in ATP theoretical exam and IR theoretical exam in the last 12 months.

Curriculum: 55h of ground school, 12h of Cockpit Procedures Training, 6h as Pilot Flying on Full Flight Trainer and 12h as Pilot Flying on Full Flight Simulator, already included the proficiency check.

  • Recurrent

Curriculum: 16h of ground school and 8h as Pilot Flying in Full Flight Simulator, already included in the proficiency check.

  • Upgrade to PIC

Curriculum: 16h of ground school and 8h as Pilot Flying in Full Flight Simulator, already included in the proficiency check.

  • Differences for ATR 72-500

Although the levels of differences between 42-500 and 72-500 are A / A / A (training / exam / currency), EPA offers a theoretical module of 1 hour to demonstrate the differences between the models.

If the pilot comes alone to attend to the course, EPA provides a Pilot Monitoring during the simulator training.

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