ATR-42/72 500 [EASA]

FSTC Europe provides the ATR 42-72 / 500 Type Rating course according to EASA regulations.

Entry Requirements for EASA License holders

  • 70 hours as a pilot-in-command of airplanes
  • Valid ME, IR (multi-engine, instrument rating)
  • Valid CPL (ATPL theory) or ATPL
  • Valid Class 1 Medical Certificate
  • MCC certificate of completion*
  • English level 4 according to ICAO requirements

For ICAO License holders

In case the trainee is an ICAO License Holder, other than EASA, the Pre-Entry requirements will be according to their own License Issued Authority Regulations.
  *MCC course can be integrated into your Type Rating Training program

Additional training

LVO (Low Visibility Operations)
RVSM (Reduced vertical separation minimal)

FSTC Europe offers a complimentary 3-day IR refresher course prior to the Ground School basic training.

ATR 42-72 / 500 Facts you should know

  • The ATR 72 is a twin-engine turboprop short-haul regional airliner built by the French-Italian aircraft manufacturer ATR.
  • The 42-300 made it's maiden flight on August 16th 1984, and took to the skies at the end of 1985 with Air Littoral.
  • The 72 was announced in 1986, and made its maiden flight on 27 October 1988.
  • Passengers are boarded using the rear door (which is rare for a passenger plane) as the front door is used to load cargo. Finnair ordered their ATR 72s with a front passenger door so that they could use the jet bridges at Helsinki–Vantaa airport.
  • In September of 2010 ATR delivered a 72-500 to Brazil's TRIP Linhas Areas, making a total of 900 combined ATR deliveries to date.



19600, Mandra Attikis, Elefsina
Athens, Greece

  +30 210 556 3339
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