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Dash 8 Initial Training

DHC-8 Initial Training (17 day course)

In our Dash-8 initial program cockpit procedures and aircraft handling will be completed using the full-motion Bombardier Dash-8 Level-C simulator while training for normal, abnormal and emergency situations. You will also learn aircraft systems, limitations, performance, and procedures, as well as weather, high altitude physiology, FAR/AIMs, CRM and Aeronautical Decision Making. This course is FAA and insurance approved.

FARs Satisfied
Program Training Hours
Prerequisites
61.56 Flight Review Ground School
64.0
hrs – Minimum of
61.57 (a) Landing Recency Brief/Debrief
9.5
+1.5 hrs LOFT   Private Pilot
61.57 (b) Night Landing Recency Sim (2 students)
20
+4.0 hrs LOFT – Instrument
61.57 (d) IPC (if requested) Total 93.5 +5.5 hrs  LOFT   Rating
61.31 (f) High Performance* or
Sim (1 student)

15.0

+4.0 hrs LOFT
– Multi-Engine
*Can Be Added on to Training Total 88.5 +5.5 hrs LOFT
Day 1 (time in Hours:Minutes)    
0:30   Introductions, Facility Overview and Safety Briefing
3:45   General Operating Systems (GOS):
    Aircraft Manuals Special Emphasis Training ADM/CRM 
    High Altitude Training FARs and AIM
2:25   Aircraft Systems (AS): Aircraft General (Distance Learning – CBT)
1:50   Aircraft Systems (AS): Aircraft General (Instructor Lead Classroom)
         
Day 2  (time in Hours:Minutes)    
0:45   GOS – Limitations
1:00   GOS – Controlled Flight into Terrain
0:40   AS – Lighting (Distance Learning – CBT)
0:30   AS – Lighting (Instructor Lead Classroom)
2:00   Electrical Power Systems (Distance Learning – CBT)
3:00   Electrical Power Systems (Instructor Lead Classroom)
         
Day 3  (time in Hours:Minutes)    
1:15   AS – Master Warning System (Distance Learning – CBT)
3:45   AS – Powerplant (Distance Learning – CBT)
0:30   AS – Master Warning System (Instructor Lead Classroom)
2:30   AS – Powerplant (Instructor Lead Classroom)
         
Day 4  (time in Hours:Minutes)    
1:25   AS – Auxiliary Power Unit (Distance Learning – CBT)
0:45   AS – Fuel System (Distance Learning – CBT)
1:00   AS – Fire Protection (Distance Learning – CBT)
0:55   AS – Oxygen (Distance Learning – CBT)
0:45   AS – Auxiliary Power Unit (Instructor Lead Classroom)
1:35   AS – Fuel System (Instructor Lead Classroom)
1:20   AS – Fire Protection (Instructor Lead Classroom)
0:40   AS – Oxygen (Instructor Lead Classroom)
         
Day 5  (time in Hours:Minutes)    
1:00   AS – Pneumatics (Distance Learning – CBT)
0:25   AS – Ice and Rain Protection (Distance Learning – CBT)
0:35   AS – Air Conditioning (Distance Learning – CBT)
1:35   AS – Hydraulic Power System (Distance Learning – CBT)
1:25   AS – Pneumatics (Instructor Lead Classroom)
1:00   AS – Ice and Rain Protection (Instructor Lead Classroom)
1:00   AS – Air Conditioning (Instructor Lead Classroom)
1:00   AS – Hydraulic Power System (Instructor Lead Classroom)
         
Day 6  (time in Hours:Minutes)    
0:55   AS – Pressurization (Distance Learning – CBT)
1:25   AS – Landing Gear & Brakes (Distance Learning – CBT)
1:20   AS – Flight Controls (Distance Learning – CBT)
1:25   AS – Pressurization (Instructor Lead Classroom)
1:10   AS – Landing Gear & Brakes (Instructor Lead Classroom)
1:45   AS – Flight Controls (Instructor Lead Classroom)
         
Day 7  (time in Hours:Minutes)    
7:30   AS – Avionics (Distance Learning – CBT)
         
Day 8  (time in Hours:Minutes)    
1:05   AS – Avionics (Instructor Lead Classroom)
1:00   AS – Maneuvers & Procedures (Instructor Lead Classroom)
0:45   AS – Weight & Balance (Instructor Lead Classroom)
0:45   AS – Performance (Instructor Lead Classroom)
0:45   GOS – Handling Service & MX (Instructor Lead Classroom)
0:45   GOS – Adverse WX Procedures (Instructor Lead Classroom)
1:00   Cockpit Procedures – Normal
1:00   Cockpit Procedures – Emergency
0:30   Cockpit Procedures – Runup
1:00   Written Exam
         
Day 9  (time in Hours:Minutes)    
1:30   Briefing
2:00   Sim Session (PF/PM)
2:00   Sim Session (PM/PF)
0:30   Debrief
         
Day 10  (time in Hours:Minutes)    
1:30   Briefing
2:00   Sim Session (PF/PM)
2:00   Sim Session (PM/PF)
0:30   Debrief
         
Day 11  (time in Hours:Minutes)    
1:30   Briefing
2:00   Sim Session (PF/PM)
2:00   Sim Session (PM/PF)
0:30   Debrief
         
Day 12  (time in Hours:Minutes)    
1:30   Briefing
2:00   Sim Session (PF/PM)
2:00   Sim Session (PM/PF)
0:30   Debrief
         
Day 13  (time in Hours:Minutes)    
1:30   Briefing
2:00   Sim Session (PF/PM)
2:00   Sim Session (PM/PF)
0:30   Debrief
         
Day 14  (time in Hours:Minutes)    
1:30   Briefing
2:00   Sim Session (PF/PM)
2:00   Sim Session (PM/PF)
0:30   Debrief
         
Day 15  (time in Hours:Minutes)    
1:30   Briefing
2:00   Check Ride in Simulator
0:30   Debrief

 

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A detailed simulator specifications sheet is available here. The simulator is also available for lease.