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Embraer 135/145 TR - where

Old 17th Jul 2014, 00:01
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Embraer 135/145 TR - where

Dear all,
Does anyone have experience or suggestion on where to do the type rating on Embraer 135/145, both FAA and JAA options are interesting.
I did the google search but no personal experience there...
Thank you very much.
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Old 17th Jul 2014, 03:23
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FSI STL pretty good at both authorities.

Good luck,

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Old 17th Jul 2014, 16:03
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Once when we needed it, we decided to go with Swiss Aviation training, schedules were flexible and price 30% less than FSI. But it's EASA only, i guess.

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Old 17th Jul 2014, 20:59
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Thank you very much.
FSI is not answering and Swiss does not serve individuals....
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Old 18th Jul 2014, 16:13
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Ive heard through the grape vine a EMB145 is headed to CAE BH...
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Old 19th Jul 2014, 07:45
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There is a company called Air Baltic , they do E135/145 courses. They use SAT sim in Zurich.
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Old 14th Aug 2014, 09:15
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CAE Burgess Hill

We got an email from CAE explaining there will be an EMB145/Legacy 600 Simulator beginning operation in October. Taking provisional bookings for then, pending the sim evaluation and qualification.

CAE Dallas also has a sim that has moved down from Phoenix and recently up and running. I know that they do ratings under FAA, Aussie, UAE, Chinese authorities etc. Not sure about EASA.

FSI has sims in Paris and a Legacy sim in St Louis. They can perform both EASA and FAA qualifications. The thing with FSI is it is quite costly unless you sign up for a contract option. I.e an initial followed by 1 or 2 recurrent training events.

Swiss can give EASA only. I believe the Air Baltic option is actually conducted at the Swiss facility using Swiss instructors. Also costly for 1 pilot, however I believe if you have 2 pilots on a course the cost for 1 course is split between the 2 pilots. It's that way for recurrent training anyway.

For a 1 off type rating, I think CAE is the best option cost wise.

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