Issue of TRI C525 for TRI holder
Specific requirements are laid down by Part-FCL for an applicants seeking for Type Rating Instructor - TRI C525 who are already a holders of TRI certificate or SFI certificate for any other aeroplane type. It is easier to obtain an instructor TRI certificate considering your previous experience - the so-called competency-based approach. FCL.910.TRI(b)(2) allows the flight school consider your previous experience and setup the tailored so-called competency-based training.
In accordance with GM1 FCL.910.TRI(a)(2) by considering your previous experience the flight school prepares tailored flight training. The aim is to attend the relevant parts of TRI training in order to meet the learning objectives of TRI C525 training.
TRI type extension to C525 privileges
The general requirement to become TRI C525 is the pilot hold an airline transport pilot license ATPL(A) or a commercial pilot license CPL(A) with a valid Cessna 525 type rating and respective C525 differences training.
Applicant for TRI type-extension to TRI C525 shall ✅:
- be a holder of TRI for another type of aeroplane
- flown at least 15 en-route sectors on Cessna 525 in last 12 months
- meet all the requirements for TRI(SPA) iaw FCL.915.TRI(c):
- 500 flight hours on aeroplanes
- 30 hours as pilot-in-command on Cessna 525 or
- hold or have held an FI(A) certificate for multi-engine aeroplanes with IR(A) privileges.
TRI C525 type extension ✅ training content
Due to the competency-based method, the TRI C525 type extension flight training is always tailored to a specific pilot. In general, it can be said that Part 1 of the TRI training, so-called Teaching and learning can be fully credited towards the training requirements. Technical training and Simulator training content is based on your previous instructional and TRI-related experiencer. Upon the training completion the assessment of competence with an EASA TRE C525 is required.
SFI C525 to TRI C525 extension
If you are a holder of SFI Cessna 525 it is possible to obtain the TRI Cessna 525 without necessity to attend any additional flight training, or assessment of competence. The holder of SFI C525 will be issued with TRI C525 restricted to FSTD provided he has completed at least 15 en-route sectors on Cessna 525 aeroplane in last 12 months.
Additional flying training or assessment of competence with TRE C525 is necessary in case of TRI C525 privilege extension as follows:
- LIFUS privileges (additional flight training)
- Base training privileges (additional flight training)
- TRI C525 restriction removal (additional checkride with TRE C525)
TRI C525 Privileges
The TRI C525 type extension has the same privileges as the the TRI C525 obtained by ab-initio means. The privileges of the instructor who obtained the TRI C525 by the competency-based method are therefore equal.