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Dash 8 Upgrade

DHC-8 Upgrade Training (6 days to complete)

In our Dash-8 Upgrade training program cockpit procedures and aircraft handling will be conducted using our 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. Course is FAA and insurance approved.

FARs Satisfied
Program Training Hours
Prerequisites
61.56 Flight Review Ground School
16.0
hrs – Minimum of
61.57 (a) Landing Recency Brief/Debrief
6.0
+1.5 hrs LOFT   Private Pilot
61.57 (b) Night Landing Recency Sim (2 students)
12.0
+4.0 hrs LOFT – Instrument
61.57 (d) IPC (if requested) Total 34.0 +5.5 hrs  LOFT   Rating
61.31 (f) High Performance* or
Sim (1 student)

9.0

+4.0 hrs LOFT
– Multi-Engine
*Can Be Added on to Training Total 31.0 +5.5 hrs LOFT

**12 hours of distance learning (CBT) on Aircraft Systems MUST be completed before arriving for training**

Day 1  (time in Hours:Minutes)    
2:00   Systems Review
1:00   General Operating Subjects Review
1:00   Written Exam
         
Day 2  (time in Hours:Minutes)    
1:30   Briefing
2:00   Sim Session (PF/PM)
2:00   Sim Session (PM/PF)
0:30   Debrief
         
Day 3  (time in Hours:Minutes)    
1:30   Briefing
2:00   Sim Session (PF/PM)
2:00   Sim Session (PM/PF)
0:30   Debrief
         
Day 4  (time in Hours:Minutes)    
1:30   Briefing
2:00   Sim Session (PF/PM)
2:00   Sim Session (PM/PF)
0:30   Debrief
         
Day 5  (time in Hours:Minutes)    
1:30   Briefing
2:00   Sim Session (PF/PM)
2:00   Sim Session (PM/PF)
0:30   Debrief
         
Day 6  (time in Hours:Minutes)    
1:30   Briefing
2:30   Check Ride in Simulator
0:30   Debrief

Please contact us for more information.

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