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

B787 to B777 conversion

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.

B787 to B777 conversion

Old 30th Nov 2017, 20:21
  #1 (permalink)  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: Uk
Posts: 62
B787 to B777 conversion

Hi, I know itís a common type rating but does anyone know what training is involved converting a current B787 pilot to B777 ie class room/sim/line training, thanks
Sucram is offline  
Old 1st Dec 2017, 16:22
  #2 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Ormond Beach
Age: 44
Posts: 0
I'm sure any such training is very extensive and comprehensive.
flyboyike is offline  
Old 1st Dec 2017, 21:00
  #3 (permalink)  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: Uk
Posts: 62
They are a common type rating, which shows B777/787 on my licence, a bit like the 757/767, from what I can remember I only did a day in the classroom and a couple of sim sessions to fly the B757 from the B767, I was wondering what the format would be B787 to B777, I would expect similar, anybody done it?.
Sucram is offline  
Old 1st Dec 2017, 21:26
  #4 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Saraksh
Posts: 526
I assume, it will be something like opposite transition 777 to 787, something like 3-4 days of CBT, 2x 4h fixedbase and something like 2x4h FFS (incl. PPC). Maybe I am totally wrong
acuba 290 is offline  
Old 2nd Dec 2017, 02:27
  #5 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: BC
Posts: 451
787 to 777...Unless there was a change in the EASA JOEB in the last year, your licensing authority may allow you to undergo a shortened course. Check EASA B787 JOEB of 2012 for the information.

Last edited by 777AV8R; 2nd Dec 2017 at 06:29.
777AV8R is offline  
Old 2nd Dec 2017, 09:58
  #6 (permalink)  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: Uk
Posts: 62
Looks like 11 hours CBT, 4 hours flat panel and 9 hours sim plus brief/debrief times, sounds expensive if you’re going to self fund it.
Sucram is offline  
Old 10th Dec 2017, 13:42
  #7 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Chester
Posts: 68
Most people go the other way ....I too am considering it though (tired of the company promising roster improvements and not delivering) so would be interested if you get a definitive reply.
300-600 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 - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.