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FSTC Europe provides the A320 Type Rating course according to EASA regulations.

Course Entry Requirements

  • 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

Additional training

  • LVO (Low Visibility Operations)
  • Extra Sessions

The MCC/JOT course can either be integated in your type rating course (please see training footprint) or it can be performed in an FNTP II simulator during your theoretical training.  

A320 Facts you should know

  • First entered service March 1988 - Seats 150-180 passengers in a two class configuration
  • Fleet size: More than  6,200 planes in operation worldwide
  • Total number delivered to airlines: More than 6,460
  • Outstanding orders aprox. 5,000 
  • Main competitor:  Boeing 737
  • Operators:  More than 300 globally
  • Fleet flying time (to date): More than 150 million hours
  • Fleet flights (to date): More than 85 million
  • Frequency One takes off or lands every 2.5 seconds of the day
  • Passengers 2016 One billion (Estimates)
  • Produced Toulouse, France; Hamburg, Germany; and Tianjin, China.