Class 2 Aerobatic Instructor Rating

Aerobatic Instructor Rating    –—-  Class 2

 

Summary:

AircraftSlingsby Firefly T-67C
Aircraft ControlYou fly!
Flight TimeUp to 10 hours in-flight training (dual-flight)
Ground Instruction Time15 hours
Course DurationUp to you!
PrerequisiteCommercial License or ATPL
Price
Description• Instructed by Class 1 Aerobatic Instructor; • Comprehensive Ground School Course; • Tailored in-flight training and instructor-kit to help you prepare for the flight test and exams;

 

Class 2 Aerobatic Instructor Rating – Privileges

 

401.92 The holder of a Class 2 flight instructor rating – aeroplane – aerobatic may

(a) conduct flight instruction in the performance of aerobatic manoeuvres; and

(b) certify a licensed pilot’s personal log with respect to competency to perform aerobatic manoeuvres.

DIVISION XXII – FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR RATING – AEROPLANE – AEROBATIC

421.91 Class 2 Rating – Requirements

(1) Prerequisites

Before commencing training for a Class 2 Aerobatic Instructor Rating, an applicant shall: (amended 2000/09/01; >previous version)

(a) Hold a Commercial or Airline Transport Pilot License – Aeroplane; and (amended 2000/09/01; >previous version)

(b) Provide a personal log with certification from the holder of a Class 1 or Class 2 Aerobatic Instructor rating that the applicant is competent to perform aerobatic manoeuvres. (Amended 2000/09/01; >previous version)

(2) Knowledge

(a) An applicant shall have completed a minimum of 15 hours of Aerobatic Instructor Rating ground school instruction which shall include:

(i) The practical application of the basic techniques of instruction and principles of learning as outlined in Section 1 of the Flight Instructor Guide;

(ii) Lesson planning;

(iii) Theory of flight applicable to aerobatics;

(iv) Preparatory ground instruction procedures;

(v) Pre and post-flight briefing procedures;

(vi) Teaching aerobatic flight manoeuvres;

(vii) Aircraft structural limitations;

(viii) Medical factors and human tolerances;

(ix) Aerobatic pre-flight inspection;

(x) Considerations for recovery from unplanned manoeuvres;

(xi) Flight safety considerations;

(xii) Regulations and airspace restrictions relating to aerobatic flight; and

(xiii) Presentation of pilot decision-making concepts.

(b) An applicant shall have obtained 90% in the written examination PSTAR, unless previously completed.

(3) Experience

(a) An applicant shall provide evidence of having completed a minimum of 10 hours of dual flight instruction on the teaching of aerobatic manoeuvres including:

(i) aerobatic spin entry and recovery (minimum 1 turn);

(ii) loop;

(iii) barrel roll;

(iv) slow roll;

(v) snap roll;

(vi) hammerhead turn;

(vii) combination manoeuvres including:

(A) 1/2 loop followed by 1/2 roll (Immelmann Turn),

(B) 1/2 roll followed by 1/2 loop (Split S),

(C) 5/8 loop followed by 45o descending 1/2 roll (1/2 Cuban 8), and

(D) 45º climbing 1/2 roll followed by 5/8 loop (1/2 Reverse Cuban 8); and

(viii) recovery techniques from unplanned aerobatic manoeuvres.

(4) Skill

The applicant shall successfully complete a flight test as pilot-in-command of an aeroplane, in accordance with Schedule 17 “Flight Test for the Issuance or Renewal of a Flight Instructor Rating – Class 2 –– Aeroplane — Aerobatic” of Standard 428 — Conduct of Flight Tests. (amended 2012/02/19; >previous version)

(5) Credits

(a) Knowledge

(i) An applicant who holds, or has held within the preceding 24 months, a Flight Instructor Rating – Glider – Aerobatic shall be deemed to have met 10 hours of the 15 hours ground school instruction requirement.

(ii) An applicant who holds, or has held within the preceding 24 months, a Flight Instructor Rating for aeroplanes or helicopters shall be deemed to have met 10 hours of the 15 hours ground school instruction requirement.

(b) Experience

(i) An applicant who holds or has a Flight Instructor Rating – Gliders – Aerobatic shall be deemed to have met the experience requirement.

(ii) An applicant who holds or has held a Flight Instructor Rating for aeroplanes or helicopters shall be deemed to have met the experience requirement.

(iii) An applicant who holds or has held a Transport Canada “Statement of Aerobatic Competency” shall be deemed to have met the experience requirement. (amended 1998/09/01; no previous version)

(6) Credits for DND Applicants

(a) Knowledge

An applicant who holds, or has held within the preceding 24 months, a Canadian Forces Instructor Category, Aeroplanes shall be deemed to have met 10 hours of the 15 hours ground school instruction requirement.

(b) Experience

An applicant who holds or has held a Canadian Forces Qualified Flying Instructor (QFI) category valid for training on single-engine aeroplanes shall be deemed to have met the experience requirement.

(7) Credits for Foreign Applicants

(a) Knowledge

An applicant who holds, or has held within the preceding 24 months, a Flight Instructor Rating – Aeroplane issued by a Contracting State shall be deemed to have met 10 hours of the 15 hours ground school instruction requirement.

(b) Experience

(i) An applicant who holds or has held a Flight Instructor Rating – Aeroplane issued by a Contracting State shall be deemed to have met the experience requirement.

(ii) An applicant who holds or has held an International Council of Airshows (ICAS) Aerobatic Competency Recommendation to the FAA shall be deemed to have met the experience requirement.