Go Back  PPRuNe Forums > Ground & Other Ops Forums > Questions
Reload this Page >

A310/A300 type training

Questions If you are a professional pilot or your work involves professional aviation please use this forum for questions. Enthusiasts, please use the 'Spectators Balcony' forum.

A310/A300 type training

Old 10th Jun 2002, 14:48
  #1 (permalink)  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Kenya
Posts: 7
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
A310/A300 type training

I would be grateful to hear from anyone out there who knows of training facilities and type rating courses for the A310/A300.

Cheers.
warrenG is offline  
Old 10th Jun 2002, 17:53
  #2 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: stansted,essex,europe
Posts: 136
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
A300/310 type rating

Firstly what type of licence are you after? UK/JAA or FAA or other

I can only cmment with regard to the Uk situation and am not up to date I researched the conversion of my Singapore type rating a few years ago(pre JAA) the UK CAA were very helpful and the bottom line was that the options were Monarch with the A300-600, who in spite of the fact that I had known the then chief pilot for a long time, were very UNHELPFUL!

Cyprus were very helpful, offering a very good price for the a/c and the sim time at TOU but wanted a stupid amount of money for the TRE, i.e 3 days of his time and per diems to travel to TOU from Cyprus after they had already told me that he was already there doing company recurrent training anyway!
For what it is worth my own opinion, based on the EURopean market is that the type rating is not cost effective go for an A320
or a 737/800, which gives far more job opportunities, even GOD FORBID RYANAIR!!
Brookmans Park is offline  
Old 10th Jun 2002, 19:04
  #3 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Where Ever.......
Posts: 98
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
DR

I've been told similiar about getting a 738 rating and the potential opportunities available with it but again price was in the region of 18k for UK/JAA rating.

Have heard that a CAA approved rating is available in Canada region for around 6k but was unable to obtain any further info at all. Have you heard any along these lines?
Lee-a-Roady Moor is offline  
Old 11th Jun 2002, 17:06
  #4 (permalink)  

 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: London,Bucharest...wherever...
Posts: 1,014
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Thumbs up

Pan Am Training Academy Miami or you could try Royal Jordanian in Amman...
Boss Raptor is offline  
Old 12th Jun 2002, 14:56
  #5 (permalink)  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Kenya
Posts: 7
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Thanks Boss Raptor and dan ryan. I will check on these for sure. I know a 737 rating is better but it just that the job prospects are elsewhere.

I will also give CAE Schreiner a call and Flight Safety who seem to be the best bets. Thanks for your help.
warrenG is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.