McDonnell Douglas MD-80 Type Rating and Training Courses

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Offering Initial, Recurrent, Reduced, Differences, Pilot In Command (PIC), Second In Command (SIC) MD-80 type rating training programs for individuals and organizations. Select your desired MD80 type rating option below to learn more:

All Courses Applicable to MD-80 / MD-82 / MD-83 / MD-87 / MD-88 Series Aircraft

MD-80 Courses Available

This course provides the crewmember with the necessary knowledge and skills to obtain a MD-82 / MD-88 (DC-9) Type Rating.


Prerequisites:

  • Commercial Pilot Certificate with Multi Engine Land
  • Instrument Rating
  • 50 hours Multi Engine flight time
  • ATP written
  • Meets the requirements of Part 61

Course Duration: Approximately 21 Days
Classroom Instruction: On Site Option: 48:00 Hours. Home Study Option: 40:00 Hrs at home + 08:00 Hrs On-Site
System Integration Training: 16:00 Hours (classroom; CPT; simulator without motion)
Simulator/Flight Training: Paired: 12:00 Hours PF, 12:00 Hours PM, 02:00 Hours LOFT (Each Pilot). Non Paired: 18:00 Hours PF, 02:00 Hours LOFT
Simulator/Certification Check: 3 Hours per trainee

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This course is for crewmembers that have been qualified as MD-82 / MD-88 Pilot within the last 59 months, with a minimum of 250 hours in type. The course provides the crewmember with the necessary knowledge and skills to obtain a MD-82 / MD-88 (DC-9) Type Rating.


Prerequisites:

  • Serving as an MD-82 / MD-88 active crew member within the last 59 months
  • Minimum of 250 hours in type
  • Commercial Pilot Certificate with Multi Engine Land
  • Instrument Rating
  • ATP written; or hold an ATP
  • Meets the requirements of Part 61

Course Duration: Approximately 12 Days
Classroom Instruction: 16:00 Hours
Simulator/Flight Training: Paired: 12:00 Hours PF, 12:00 Hours PM, or to proficiency, 02:00 Hours LOFT (Each Pilot). Non Paired: 18:00 Hours PF or to proficiency, 02:00 Hours LOFT
Simulator/Certification Check: 3 Hours per trainee

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This course is to ensure that a PIC crewmember is adequately trained and currently proficient with respect to the MD-82 / MD-88 aircraft. The course is applicable to previously trained and qualified PIC crewmembers on the MD-82 / MD-88 aircraft.


Prerequisites:

  • Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with a MD-82 / MD-88 (DC-9) Type Rating

Course Duration: Approximately 4 Days
Classroom Instruction: 16:00 Hours
Simulator/Flight Training: Paired: 02:00 Hours PF, 02:00 Hours PM. Non Paired: 04:00 Hours PF
Simulator/Proficiency Check: 3 Hours per trainee

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This course provides the SIC crewmember with the necessary knowledge and skills to obtain a SIC Qualification Check, meeting the requirements of Part 61.55. The course is incomplete until documentation is provided for one takeoff and landing in the MD-82 / MD-88 aircraft.


Prerequisites:

  • Private Pilot Certificate with Multi Engine Land
  • Instrument Rating


Course Duration: Approximately 21 Days
Classroom Instruction: 48:00 Hours. Home Study Option: 40:00 Hrs at home + 08:00 Hrs On-Site
System Integration Training: 16:00 Hours (MD-82 / MD-88 mock-up or simulator without motion)
Simulator/Flight Training: Paired: 12:00 Hours PF, 12:00 Hours PM. Non Paired: 16:00 Hours PF
Simulator/Certification Check: 3 Hours per trainee

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This course is to ensure that each crewmember is adequately trained and currently proficient with respect to the MD-82 / MD-88 aircraft. The course is applicable to previously trained and qualified SIC pilots on the MD-82 / MD-88 aircraft.


Prerequisites:

  • Private Pilot Certificate with Multi Engine Land
  • Instrument Rating
  • Previously trained and qualified on the MD-82 / MD-88

Course Duration: Approximately 4 Days
Classroom Instruction: 16:00 Hours
Simulator/Flight Training: Paired: 02:00 Hours PF, 02:00 Hours PM. Non Paired:  04:00 Hours PF
Simulator/Proficiency Check: 3 Hours per trainee

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MD-82 / MD-88  Differences Training [DC-9 to MD-82 / MD-88], PIC Part 61.58 or SIC Part 61.55

This course is to ensure that each crewmember has the knowledge and skills needed to operate the MD-82/88 aircraft in his/her assigned duty position.

Prerequisites:

  • The crewmember must have been previously trained and qualified in a flight crewmember position on the DC-9 aircraft

Course Duration: Approximately 4 Days
Classroom Instruction: 8:00 Hours
System Integration Training: 12:00 Hours (8:00 hours classroom; mock-up or simulator without motion + 4:00 hours briefing)
Simulator/Flight Training: 04:00 Hours PF per trainee
Simulator/Certification Check: 3 Hours per trainee

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