TYPE RATING A320
Offering Initial, Recurrent, Reduced, Differences, Pilot in Command (PIC), A320 type rating training programs for individuals and organizations.

This core curriculum is the approved course of training which leads to a type rating in the A-320 aircraft and is also the approved course of training for pilots who meet the Air Transport Pilot (ATP) requirements of 14 CFR Part 61 to obtain an ATP certificate. Trainees must successfully complete the applicable A-320 Ground Training curriculum segments, before proceeding to the Flight Training curriculum segments.

Curriculum Segments and Hourly Breakdown:

A320 INITIAL TRAINING CURRICULUM PILOT IN COMMAND (PIC)  
CURRICULUM SEGMENTS HOURS
GROUND TRAINING  
AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS TRAINING
(Distance Learning or On-Site) *
40:00
GENERAL OPERATIONAL SUBJECTS
PREFLIGHT INSPECTION TRAINING
4:00
REVIEW & EXAMINATION NSTR
TOTAL GROUND SCHOOL 08:00
TOTAL SIMULATOR TRAINING 04:00 PF
PROFICIENCY CHECK 3:00

NSTR: No Specific Time Required.


  • If the student selects the Distance Learning option, he/she will be required to take a Validation Test prior to continuing with the course curriculum.
The student MUST achieve a minimum passing grade of 80%, corrected to 100%.
If student’s test score is less than 80%, then he/she will be retrained in the substandard areas, and a subsequent reexamination will be required using a random test generator.
The above training and testing must be satisfactorily completed before student may continue with the training curriculum.

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This core curriculum is the approved course of training which leads to a type rating in the A-320 aircraft and is also the approved course of training for pilots who meet the Air Transport Pilot (ATP) requirements of 14 CFR Part 61 to obtain an ATP certificate. Trainees must successfully complete the applicable A-320 Ground Training curriculum segments, before proceeding to the Flight Training curriculum segments.

Curriculum Segments and Hourly Breakdown:

A320 REDUCED TRAINING CURRICULUM PILOT IN COMMAND (PIC)  
CURRICULUM SEGMENTS HOURS
GROUND TRAINING  
AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS TRAINING
(Distance Learning or On-Site) *
17:00
GENERAL OPERATIONAL SUBJECTS
PREFLIGHT INSPECTION TRAINING
8:00
REVIEW & EXAMINATION NSTR
TOTAL GROUND SCHOOL 25:00
  6:00 PF
LOFT** 2:00 PF
SIMULATOR PRACTICAL TEST 3:00

NSTR: No Specific Time Required.

NOTE: PIC Initial training program hours reduced if Pilot completes all required maneuvers and is recommended by the instructor for the Practical Test.

  • If the student selects the Distance Learning option, he/she will be required to take a Validation Test prior to continuing with the course curriculum.
The student MUST achieve a minimum passing grade of 80%, corrected to 100%.
If student’s test score is less than 80%, then he/she will be retrained in the substandard areas, and a subsequent reexamination will be required using a random test generator.
The above training and testing must be satisfactorily completed before student may continue with the training curriculum.
  • A 2-hour LOFT is required for Initial Certification or additional Rating if all training and testing is accomplished in a Level C or D simulator.

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PAIFA’s A320 Aircraft Recurrent Ground Training objective is to ensure that each crewmember is adequately trained and currently proficient with respect to the A320 aircraft.

Curriculum Segments and Hourly Breakdown:

A320 RECURRENT TRAINING CURRICULUM PILOT IN COMMAND (PIC)  
CURRICULUM SEGMENTS HOURS
GROUND TRAINING  
AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS TRAINING
(Distance Learning or On-Site) *
4:00
GENERAL OPERATIONAL SUBJECTS
PREFLIGHT INSPECTION TRAINING
4:00
REVIEW & EXAMINATION NSTR
TOTAL GROUND SCHOOL 8:00
TOTAL SIMULATOR TRAINING 4:00 PF
PROFICIENCY CHECK 3:00

NSTR: No Specific Time Required.


  • If the student selects the Distance Learning option, he/she will be required to take a Validation Test prior to continuing with the course curriculum.
The student MUST achieve a minimum passing grade of 80%, corrected to 100%.
If student’s test score is less than 80%, then he/she will be retrained in the substandard areas, and a subsequent reexamination will be accomplished using a random test generator.
The above training and testing must be satisfactorily completed before student may continue with the training curriculum.

REQUEST YOUR QUOTE Enroll Now!