Boeing

Introduction

We provide a wide variety of type rating courses and differences training for your airline pilots. Our combination of academics and simulator-based training ensures usability and quality throughout our programs. If you simply need a training device to complete your program requirements, we offer a global network of flight-training devices and full flight simulators.

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Type Rating Courses

Type Rating Courses
  • 717
  • 737NG
  • 747
  • 757/767
  • 777
  • 787
  • MD11

Course Overview

  • Target customer: a pilot seeking type qualification on the selected aircraft model
  • Format: a traditional format of theoretical training followed by practical training on synthetic training devices
  • Theoretical training: delivered through eLearning courseware in a carrel or classroom at the training center
  • Systems integration and procedural training: conducted in a flight-training device
  • Practical and theoretical training: conducted on desktop simulators, flat-panel trainers, or full flight simulators

 

Optional Add-on Courses

  • RNAV (GNSS) Approaches
  • RNP AR
  • CAT II/III
  • ETOPS

 

Benefits

  • Manufacturer's data and resources
  • High level of instructor expertise
  • Normal and non-normal procedures follow either Boeing standard or customer-specific policies

 

Course Goal

To enable pilots to obtain the relevant model type rating appropriate to the operator's regulator agency

 

Prerequisites for Student Pilots

  • Meet minimum required English oral and reading comprehension levels
  • Have a valid and current Airline Transport Certificate (FAA) or commercial license
  • Have valid multi-engine and instrument ratings (or equivalent ratings for non-FAA regulatory agencies) for the operation of a commercial, multi-engine transport airplane
  • Have experience in the functions and duties of captain or first officer
  • Have experience in turbojet-transport-category Boeing aircraft that use an electronic flight instrument system (EFIS) with an integrated flight-management system (FMS) and autopilot
  • Have experience with turbojet, transport-type systems (e.g., hydraulic, electric, environmental)

 

Training Documents (Typical)

  • Course syllabus
  • Model-specific training manual
  • Flight crew operations manual
  • Flight crew training manual
  • Quick reference handbook
  • Jeppesen charts
  • Training record, including check forms
  • 787 training documents are delivered digitally (other models' documents are currently provided as printed materials)
  • Cockpit poster (provided with each course)

 

Theoretical Training (Typical)

  • Theoretical training is delivered by computer-based training (CBT) courseware in a carrel at the training center (some carrels are designed around a flight-deck mock-up).
  • Student pilots can contact their instructor throughout the theoretical phase of the course.
  • Videos, interactive exercises, and stand-up instruction are provided in various course offerings.
  • Systems integration and procedural training is conducted in a flight-training device.
  • Distance Learning courses are available.

 

Practical Training and Checking

  • Practical flight training is performed entirely in the full flight simulator.
  • Each practical training event is preceded by a 60- or 90-minute instructor-led briefing and followed by a detailed debriefing.
  • Check rides are delivered by a qualified Boeing examiner, customer-assigned examiner, or approved regulator.
  • Each type rating course concludes with an evaluation flight performed in a full flight simulator.

 

Course Structure and Duration (Typical)

Shortened Type Rating Courses

Shortened Type Rating Courses
  • 737NG
  • 747
  • 757/767
  • 777
  • 787

Course Overview

  • Target customer: an experienced pilot with currency on a commercial jet transport aircraft seeking an additional type rating
  • Format: a traditional format of theoretical training followed by practical training on synthetic training devices
  • Theoretical training: delivered through eLearning courseware in a carrel or classroom at the training center
  • Systems integration and procedural training: conducted in a flight-training device
  • Practical and theoretical training: conducted on desktop simulators, flat-panel trainers, or full flight simulators

 

Optional Add-on Courses

  • RNAV (GNSS) Approaches
  • RNP AR
  • CAT II/III
  • ETOPS

 

Benefits

  • Manufacturer's data and resources
  • High level of instructor expertise
  • Normal and non-normal procedures follow either Boeing standard or customer-specific policies

 

Course Goal

To enable pilots to obtain the relevant model type rating appropriate to the operator's regulator agency

 

Prerequisites for Student Pilots

  • Meet minimum English oral and reading comprehension levels
  • Have a valid and current Airline Transport Certificate (FAA) or commercial license
  • Have valid multi-engine and instrument ratings (or equivalent ratings for non-FAA regulatory agencies) for the operation of a commercial multi-engine transport airplane
  • Are experienced in the functions and duties of captain or first officer
  • Have experience in turbojet transport category Boeing aircraft that use an electronic flight instrument system (EFIS) with an integrated FMS and autopilot
  • Have experience with turbojet transport-type systems (e.g., hydraulic, electric, environmental)

 

Training Documents (Typical)

  • Course syllabus
  • Model-specific training manual
  • Flight crew operations manual
  • Flight crew training manual
  • Quick reference handbook
  • Jeppesen charts
  • Training record, including check forms
  • 787 training documents are delivered digitally (other models' documents are currently provided as printed materials)

 

Theoretical Training (Typical)

  • Theoretical training is delivered by computer-based training (CBT) courseware in a carrel at the training center (some carrels are designed around a flight-deck mock-up).
  • Student pilots can contact their instructor throughout the theoretical phase of the course.
  • Videos, interactive exercises, and stand-up instruction are provided in various course offerings.
  • Systems integration and procedural training is conducted in a flight-training device.

 

Pracitcal Training and Checking

  • Practical flight training is performed entirely in the full flight simulator.
  • Each practical training event is preceded by a 60- or 90-minute instructor-led briefing and followed by a detailed debriefing.
  • Check rides are delivered by a qualified Boeing examiner, customer-assigned examiner, or approved regulator.
  • Each shortened type rating course concludes with an evaluation flight performed in a full flight simulator.

 

Course Structure and Duration (Typical)

Differences Training - Model

Differences Training - Model
  • 777
  • 787

Course Overview

  • Target customer: a pilot holds a valid type rating in the 777 or 787 and seeks an additional type rating in the other model.*

 

Benefits

  • As the OEM manufacturer, Boeing has the latest model simulators to meet the students’ differences training needs.
  • The instructors have a high level of expertise.
  • Normal and non-normal procedures follow either Boeing standard or customer-specific policies.

 

Course Goal

To enable pilots to obtain differences training between 777 and 787 model airplanes, leading to a differences training qualification and type rating in the non-rated model (777 or 787)

 

Prerequisites for Student Pilots

  • Meet the minimum oral and reading comprehension to level IV ICAO standards
  • Have a valid and current Airline Transport Certificate (FAA) or commercial license
  • Have valid multi-engine and instrument ratings (or equivalent ratings for non-FAA regulatory agencies) for the operation of a commercial multi-engine transport airplane
  • Have experience in the functions and duties of captain or first officer
  • Have a rating in either 787 or 777

 

Training Documents (Typical)

  • Course syllabus
  • Model-specific training manual
  • Flight crew operations manual
  • Flight crew training manual
  • Quick reference handbook
  • Jeppesen charts
  • Training record, including check forms
  • 787 training documents are delivered digitally

 

Theoretical Training (Typical)

  • Theoretical training is delivered by eLearning courseware in a carrel or classroom at the training center.
  • Student pilots can contact their instructor throughout the theoretical phase of the course.
  • Videos, interactive exercises, and stand-up instruction are provided in various course offerings.
  • Systems integration and procedural training is conducted in a flight-training device.

 

Practical Training and Checking

  • Practical flight training is performed entirely in the full flight simulator.
  • Each practical training event is preceded by a 60- or 90-minute instructor-led briefing and followed by a detailed debriefing.
  • Check rides are delivered by a qualified Boeing examiner, customer-assigned examiner, or approved regulator.
  • Each differences course concludes with an evaluation flight performed in a full flight simulator.
  • An oral exam is administered, as required by the regulatory agency.

 

* FAA customers are required to add this training to their operational specification.

Course Structure and Duration (Typical)

Differences Training - Variant

Differences Training - Variant
  • 737NG
  • 747
  • 757/767

Course Overview

  • Target customer: a pilot holds a valid type rating in an aircraft model and seeks differences training in a variant aircraft with the same type certificate.

 

Benefits

  • As the original equipment manufacturer (OEM), Boeing has the latest model simulators to meet the students' differences training needs. The instructors have a high level of expertise.
  • Normal and non-normal procedures follow either Boeing standard or customer-specific policies.

 

Course Goal

To enable pilots to obtain qualification in a variant related aircraft of the same type certificate

 

Prerequistes for Student Pilots

  • English oral and reading comprehension to level IV ICAO standards
  • A valid and current Airline Transport Pilot rating or commercial license
  • Valid multi-engine and instrument ratings (or equivalent ratings for non-FAA regulatory agencies) for the operation of a commercial multi-engine transport airplane
  • Experience in the functions and duties of captain or first officer

 

Training Documents (Typical)

  • Course syllabus
  • Model-specific training manual
  • Flight crew operations manual
  • Flight crew training manual
  • Quick reference handbook
  • Jeppesen charts
  • Training record, including check forms

Note: documents are currently provided as printed materials

 

Theoretical Training (Typical)

  • Theoretical training is delivered by eLearning courseware in a carrel or classroom at the training center.
  • Student pilots can contact their instructor throughout the theoretical phase of the course.
  • Videos, interactive exercises, and stand-up instruction are provided in various course offerings.
  • Systems integration and procedural training is conducted in a flight-training device

 

Practical Training and Checking

  • Practical flight training is performed entirely in the full flight simulator.
  • Each practical training event is preceded by a 60- or 90-minute instructor-led briefing and followed by a detailed debriefing.
  • The checks are delivered by a qualified Boeing examiner, customer-assigned examiner, or appropriate regulator.*
  • Each differences course concludes with an evaluation flight performed in a full flight simulator.*

 

*Where applicable

Course Structure and Duration (Typical)

Recurrent Courses

Recurrent Courses
  • 717
  • 737NG
  • 747
  • 757/767
  • 777
  • 787
  • MD11

Course Overview

  • Target customer: pilots need recurrent training and proficiency check requirements for the above models
  • Format: a traditional format of theoretical training followed by practical training on synthetic training devices
  • Theoretical training: delivered through eLearning courseware in a carrel or classroom at the training center
  • Systems integration and procedural training: conducted in a flight-training device
  • Practical and theoretical training: conducted on desktop simulators, flat-panel trainers, or full flight simulators

 

 

Benefits

  • Hiqh-quality data and resources from the original equipment manufacturer
  • High level of expertise of instructors
  • Normal and non-normal procedures follow either Boeing standard or customer-specific policies

 

 

Course Goal

Successful completion of this curriculum satisfies the requirements of §61.58 and §61.57(a), (c), and (d). This curriculum also satisfies the requirements of §61.57(b) if the individual satisfactorily accomplishes the applicable number of night takeoffs and landings as specified in 61.57(b). A pilot may enroll in this course to satisfy the 12-month requirement of §61.55 and is not required to accomplish the flight-simulator segment of the practical test.

 

Prequisites for Student Pilots

  • Have a type rating in desired model
  • Meet the minimum English oral and reading comprehension level
  • Have a valid and current Airline Transport Rating (FAA) or commercial pilot license
  • Have valid multi-engine and instrument ratings (or equivalent ratings for non-FAA regulatory agencies) forthe operation of a commercial multi-engine transport airplane
  • Have experience in the functions and duties of captain or first officer

 

 

Training Documents (Typical)

  • Course syllabus
  • Model-specific training manual
  • Flight crew operations manual
  • Flight crew training manual
  • Quick reference handbook
  • Jeppesen charts
  • Training record, including check forms
  • 787 training documents are delivered digitally (other models’ documents are currently provided as printed materials)

 

 

Theoretical Training (Typical)

  • Theoretical training is delivered by computer-based training (CBT) courseware in a carrel at the training center (some carrels are designed around a flight-deck mock-up).
  • Student pilots can contact their instructor throughout the theoretical phase of the course.
  • Videos, interactive exercises, and stand-up instruction are provided in various course offerings.
  • Systems integration and procedural training is conducted in a flight-training device.

 

 

Practical Training and Checking

  • Practical flight training is performed entirely in the full flight simulator.
  • Each practical training event is preceded by a 60- or 90-minute instructor-led briefing and followed by a detailed debriefing.
  • Check rides are delivered by a qualified Boeing examiner, customer-assigned examiner, or approved regulator.
  • Each recurrent course concludes with an evaluation flight performed in a full flight simulator.

 

Course Structure and Duration (Typical)

Ab Initio Pilot Training

Ab Initio Pilot Training

Overview

For airlines currently experiencing or anticipating a high demand of pilots, qualified pilot-training centers that work in partnership with Jeppesen and Boeing Flight Services around the world are available to help provide highly qualified aviation professionals into the market.

 

Program Benefits
The program supports the global demand for airline pilots by offering a steady pipeline of qualified first-officer candidates through a global network of flight schools. Cadets are trained to operate transport-category airplanes in an airline environment and are exposed to the tools and techniques they will use throughout their careers to optimize their knowledge of:

  • Crew resource management
  • Airline operating procedures
  • Operational efficiency
  • Threat and error management

 

 

Courses

  • Pilot Screening and Selection
  • ICAO-Compliant Aviation English Testing and Training
  • Pilot Cadet Aviation Foundation Training
  • Ab Initio Flight Training (Integrated or Modular)
  • Jet Bridge/Transition Course
  • Pilot Ground Training

 

 

U.S. Training Locations

  • Merced, CA
  • San Diego, CA
  • Sanford, FL

 

 

International Training Locations

  • Lisbon, Portugal
  • Port Alfred, South Africa
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Wagga Wagga, Australia
  • Brisbane, Australia
  • Nimes, France

 

Pilot Development Program

Pilot Development Program

Overview

The Boeing Pilot Development Program is a comprehensive training solution that leverages the proven experience of Boeing and Jeppesen to provide the essential training an airline needs to help meet the rising demand for pilots. The program takes cadets through initial screening and selection, ab initio, jet bridge, and type-rating training at Boeing and Jeppesen training facilities around the world to ensure an efficient, consistent, and effective pipeline for airlines to secure qualified first officers.

 

Value
The Pilot Development Program offers airlines new and creative options for successfully securing operationally ready and qualified first officers to help meet their growing pilot needs.

  • Customer-focused practical ground and flight training to an Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL)
  • High-performance jet theory, fixed- and full-motion simulation
  • Training focused on airline operations
  • An experienced global flight-training network

 

Pilot Development Program