SFI Bombardier CRJ ✔️ training scope
Flight training for issue the Synthetic flight instructor certificate SFI(A) for Bombardier CRJ Series consists of relevant parts of TRI CL65 training.
Flight training for the SFI CL65 is subject to FCL.930.SFI. Upon the course completion under the supervision of senior instructor, it is necessary to complete the instructor assessment of competence carried out by an experienced TRE CL65 or SFE CL65. The duration of the SFI assessment of competence shall be at least 3 hours.
SFI training can be provided by senior instructor ⚠️
The training towards the SFI CL65 instructor certificate may only be provided by an instructor authorized in accordance with FCL.905.TRI(b). It means by an instructor who has provided at least 50 hours of training as a TRI CL65 or SFI CL65. In previous revisions of Part FCL, it was stated that the instructor providing SFI training had to provide at least one complete type rating training course. However, this wording has been shifted in the March 2020 by the revision of the Part-FCL.
CL65 SFI requirements
Future SFI CL65 shall attend either FSTD part of the type rating training course for respective Bombardier CL65 variant or simply be a holder of the CL65 type rating endorsed in the pilot's license. In addition he holds or have held the airline transport pilot license - ATPL(A) or commercial pilot license - CPL(A).
Bombardier CRJ Series Synthetic Flight Instructor - SFI pre shall meet FCL.915.SFI(c)(1):
- flown at least 1 500 hours flight time as a pilot on multi-pilot aeroplanes;
- completed, as a pilot or as an observer, within the 12 months preceding the application, at least:
- 3 route sectors on the flight deck of the Bombardier CRJ Series; or
- 2 line-orientated flight training-based simulator sessions conducted by qualified flight crew on the flight deck of the Bombardier CL65 variant. These 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;
SFI CL65 privileges
Privileges of synthetic flight instructor - SFI Bombardier CL65 are described in FCL.905.SFI. SFI CL65 can provide flight training for issue nad renewal of CL65 variants. In case if SFI CL65 meets the FCL.905.SFI(c)(3) requirements he can provide also the MPL(A) flight training. In accordance with FCL.905.SFI(c)(1) the privileges of SFI CL65 are also to provide the flight instruction for applicants seek privileges to operate in multi-pilot operations, for single-pilot high-performance complex aeroplanes. This applies for the SFI who holds the instructor privileges on e.g. Cessna 525.
In addition - iaw FCL.905.SFI(c)(2), the privileges of SFI CL65 are to teach the MCC(A) training course.
The equivalent of the SFI CL65 Instructor Certificate is a TRI CL65 Instructor Certificate restricted to simulator. So-called TRI CL65 FSTD-restricted.