Aircraft technology is rapidly changing with increased automation and more sophisticated systems. We believe training should continue to evolve too. Through the use of Aerosim’s extensive training and simulation tools, pilots are now able to learn using a variety of training methodologies. The unique blend of distance learning courseware, hands-on training sessions in our Virtual Procedures Trainer, and realistic line-oriented training sessions in a full flight simulator allow pilots to learn using the latest training technologies and methods.
For maximum convenience and efficiency, Aerosim uses a distance learning strategy to complete a large portion of the coursework. Distance learning allows you to learn from any location you wish, which saves you money and gives you the flexibility to complete the training when and where it best fits your schedule. Additionally, you can complete the training at your own pace and tailor the training to your individual needs. Aerosim offers computer based training (CBT) like no other, using aircraft simulation-based technology. Aerosim’s CBT is centered on Aerosim’s Virtual Flight Deck (VFD) technology. Actual aircraft simulation provides a realistic, ‘in the cockpit’ approach to training. Simulation-based technology allows the pilot to enter a freeplay environment at any time during training to interact with the entire cockpit as one would in an actual aircraft.
Aerosim provides a USB-strategy that allows you to conduct CBT training either while being connected or disconnected from the Internet. This allows you to work in any environment while the USB tracks your progress and uploads the progress whenever an Internet connection is detected.
Aerosim provides a USB-strategy that allows you to use any desktop or laptop PC. No downloading of programs, utilities or files is required. The training (and VFD) is totally portable. If you prefer CD-ROM or delivery via the Web, we can do that too. The choice is yours. If you have any questions, Aerosim has technical support and instructor support standing by.
The on-site ground training portion builds on the theories and concepts that were learned via distance learning and puts them into practice. Instructor-led Systems and Procedures Integration are conducted in Virtual Procedures Trainers (VPT) and focus on the operational use of systems and normal procedures. These lessons are designed to be conducted as if in a line-flight environment.
Aerosim uses a unique training concept geared toward maximum hands-on training using the most appropriate resource. Every day begins with an instructor-led session in the VPT designed to practice simulator-related procedural activities prior to the simulator period later in the day. By conducting much of the ground work and FMS work in the VPT, students have more time to practice maneuvers in the full flight simulator.
This curriculum is designed for individuals who are new to the Airbus fly-by-wire generation of aircraft and is analogous to Initial Qualification. Significant time is given to teach the concepts of a multi-crew environment, the flow of a typical airline flying environment, decision making skills, management of automation and handling of emergencies and abnormal. The course is appropriate for pilots that do not meet ATP experience requirements seeking a first-time turbojet type rating and who do not have significant recent flight experience.
Here is a sample of what you receive when you are enrolled in one of our programs:
Simulation-Based Distance Learning Courseware, including:
All Aircraft Systems
Airbus A320 Flight Crew Operating Manuals (FCOM)
A320 Laminated Cockpit Posters
Aerosim Training Manual
Approximately 13 Days On-Site Training
There are no hidden costs. However, additional costs may be incurred if you require additional training to meet the lesson standards.
After you complete your Distance Learning, the next step is to commence the on-site portion of your training. The on-site training is 13 working days and consists of both a ground training phase and a flight training phase. During the ground training phase, you will be working with our highly qualified ground instructors who will be leading you through lessons in a Virtual Procedures Trainer. Ground training ends with the successful completion of your oral exam. Next, you will begin the flight training phase. Flight Training is conducted in both our VPT’s and in the full flight simulator. A detailed description of the course outline can be seen here.
A: Systems Review and Distance Learning Validation
Instructor-led review of Distance Learning course content.
B: Distance Learning Validation
A computer generated electronic exam designed to validate your knowledge of the systems and concepts learned from the distance learning courseware.
C: Systems & Procedures Integration
A series of 3-hour instructor-led sessions in the VPT focused on operational use of systems and normal procedures and designed to be conducted as if in a line-flight environment.
D: Oral Exam
An oral exam will be given by one of our on-site Training Center Evaluators. We designed the course specifically to complete the oral prior to full flight simulator training so you are able to devote all of your time and attention to studying the required maneuvers and procedures you will be practicing in the simulator.
E: Procedure-Based Flight Training
A series of 2 hour instructor-led sessions in the VPT designed to practice simulator-related procedural activities prior to simulator period later in the day.
F: Event-based Flight Training
A series of instructor-led sessions in a Level C/D flight simulator where maneuvers and tasks are performed pursuant to an FAA type rating. Students will switch seats half way through each 4 hr. simulator session.
G: LOS-based Flight Training
Instructor-led sessions in a Level D simulator where students conduct a line-flight employing normal procedures and reacting as necessary to abnormal situations.
H: Type Rating
Your training will finish with the type rating evaluation accomplished by our on-site Training Center Evaluators. Successful completion will result in the addition of the A320 Type Rating to your certificate.
Step 1: Initial Refundable Course Deposit – This gets you started
Step 2: Enrollment Agreement – Once you decide to commence your Flight Training
Step 3: Apply for a United States M-1 Visa
Step 4: Apply for TSA clearance
Step 5: Course Payment
Step 6: Arrival
It is suggested that you plan to arrive at least 2 days prior to the first day of class in order to get settled in before you begin your training.
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