Type Rating Instructor (TRI/SFI)

Type Rating Instructor (TRI/SFI)

About the program

Scandinavian Aerospace Academy provides a range of training courses to support airline’s requirements for instructors and examiners. The Type Rating Instructor/Synthetic Flight Instructor (TRI/SFI) course is conducted using a mix of classroom and type-specific full flight simulators.

Frequently Asked Questions

The training facilities are located in Stockholm Västerås and Stockholm Arlanda.

Go to the course tab and find the program you are looking for. Under the Pre-Entry Requirements you will find all the requirements applicable for that specific course.

All courses start at different times, some courses are planned, and others can start anytime around the year.

Contact us for more information regarding the course you are interested in.

Scandinavian Aerospace Academy is an international flight training organization. We accept students from all over the world, currently we have over 30 different nationalities studying at Scandinavian Aerospace Academy.

Scandinavian Aerospace Academy assists our students in finding suitable accommodation in the vicinity of the airport and the training centre. During your initial contact with us, let us know that you’re requesting assistance in finding accommodation.

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Overview

Scandinavian Aerospace Academy provides a range of training courses to support airline’s requirements for instructors and examiners. The Type Rating Instructor/Synthetic Flight Instructor (TRI/SFI) course is conducted using a mix of classroom and type-specific full flight simulators.
Our instructors are highly qualified and experienced airline pilots. We have one of the highest percentages of airline experience divided amongst our instructors. This is a key factor for ensuring that our programs are up to date, meeting standards and requirements in a changing aviation industry.

Why Sweden and Scandinavian Aerospace Academy for your training?

Scandinavia, Sweden, is the perfect environment to get the experience you need to become a good Pilot. You will experience hot summers as well as winter operations with low visibility. The weather in Sweden requires prospective pilots to be on their best every time they take flight. Scandinavian weather is often described grey and cold, however for future pilots and training, the climate is exceptional. We strongly believe that the better and more challenging your circumstances are during training prepares you for unforeseen situations that you may encounter as an Airline Pilot on the global market.

International Focus

We have over 30 nationalities performing training with us

Residential Courses

Our campus offers student accommodation in the vicinity of the training center

Focus On People

Flexible and customizable training

Student Dedication

High instructor to student ratio

Career Opportunities

Scandinavian Aerospace Academy is collaborating with airlines

International Focus – We have over 30 nationalities performing training with us

Residential Courses – Our campus offers student accommodation in the vicinity of the training center

Focus On People – Flexible and customizable training

Student Dedication – High instructor to student ratio

Career Opportunities – Scandinavian Aerospace Academy is collaborating with airlines

Scandinavian Aerospace Academy is built on a simple principle, for pilots, by pilots. Management is built and led by active industry professionals always striving for a safer and broader perspective when it comes to aviation training. Are you ready for the next step?

Course Details

The course takes the candidate through the essential practical exercises of instruction required for type rating training. It is a demanding and testing exposure for the future instructor, to ensure training standards are maintained.

Scandinavian Aerospace Academy can support the airline with the following instructor training courses:

  • Type Rating Instructor training
  • Part 1 – TRI teaching and learning course
  • Part 2 – technical training
  • Part 3 – flight instruction
  • TRI sim to TRI zero flight time (ZFT)/ LIFUS upgrade course / Landing training

Timeline

Below is a table showing the different phases of training and duration expected to complete each phase.

 
PhaseTimeframe
TRI teaching and learning course4 days
Technical training1 day
Flight instruction (SFI)10 hours
Flight instruction (TRI)12 hours
Additional training1-4 days
Total estimated8 days

Pre-Entry Requirements

In order to be eligible for the SFI/TRI course you need to fulfill all the requirements listed below:
Medical Certificate

Valid Medical Class 1 is required prior to starting your TRI training (not applicable for SFI). Medical Class 1 will be accepted from any EASA country. Do you need more information about obtaining an EASA Medical Class 1? Contact us.

License and Ratings

Prior to starting the SFI training course, the applicant:

  • Shall have or have held a CPL license, or higher for the B737 aircraft
  • 1500 hours of flight time in multi-pilot operations in accordance with PART-FCL
  • Have completed, within the 12 months preceding the date of application, 3 route sectors in type type of aircraft used for this training (e.g., B737) either as pilot or as observer in the cockpit or 2 LOFT-based simulator sessions conducted by qualified flight crew on the flight deck of the applicable type. The LOFT-based simulator sessions shall include 2 flights of at least 2 hours each between 2 different aerodromes, and the associated pre- flight planning and de-briefing

Prior to starting the TRI training course, the applicant shall have:

  • Valid CPL license or higher, with Multi-Engine Instrument Rating.
  • 1500 hours of flight time in multi-pilot operations in accordance with PART-FCL
  • Have completed, within the 12 months preceding the date of application, 30 route sectors, including take-offs and landings, as PIC or co-pilot on the applicable aeroplane type, of which 15 sectors may be completed in an FFS representing that type (e.g., B737)

Language Proficiency

In order to issue an any EASA rating you will need to obtain a language proficiency level which follows the ICAO standard. The minimum level required to start your training is English level 4 (4 out of 6).

Pricing

All prices for this course are listed below and split into different packages in order to offer a flexible solution that suits your needs.

TRI/SFI
8 900 EUR

✔ Theoretical training
✔ CBT study portal
✔ 12h (10h for SFI) B737NG FFS
✔ Course literature

Landing Training
5800 EUR

✔ 4 touch and go landings
✔ 1 go-around
✔ 1 full stop landing

Accommodation
650 EUR/month

✔Private accommodation
✔ Nearby training center

* Simulator Rental, Assessment of Competence and CAA examiner fee of 2650 EUR will be added.

The prices listed above are the only fees associated with your training, what you see is what you get, simple as that. We don’t have any hidden fees or extra costs that will be added during the course, you pay for your training as you get it.

Build Your Future With Scandinavian Aerospace Academy

Pilot training is an expensive investment, we know that since most of the staff in our organization has at some point, experienced the same journey. Therefore we understand the investment you are about to make and we respect that investment. Our goal is to deliver the best possible training at a reasonable cost.

Financial student loans are available for Swedish citizens and can be arranged through our partnerships with Swedish banks.

Our staff is here to assist you with any questions you may have, feel free to contact us at training@flyscan.academy with your questions.

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Note: We offer our programs throughout the year to help aspiring pilots reach their goals, kindly connect with us for your requirement.

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