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