Conversions & Aviation Info

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TCCA - Transport Canada Civil Aviation 

FAA - Federal Aviation Administration

Check your eligibility to convert your license:
The United States of America Requires:

Experience: 

 150hrs of Flight Time & Must Hold a Night Rating 

 You'll Need to Provide Validation with a Certified Logbook

Medical: 

Must hold an FAA Medical Class One

Must be completed by an FAA certified aviation doctor 

Provide Proof of Identification: 

Passport/ Photo ID/ U.S. Driver's License

Which Must include: 

Photo, Date of Birth, Signature & Residential Address

Knowledge:

 Pass Conversion Knowledge Test: Forty Questions

& 2HRS to Write

Minimum Score of 70%

Subjects to Study: 

 - Air Law & ATC Procedures 

 - Airframes & Systems 

 - Instrumentation 

 - Mass and Balance 

 - Performance 

 - Flight Planning & Monitoring 

 - Human Performance & Limitations 

 - Meteorology 

 - General Navigation

 - Radio Navigation 

 - Operational Procedures 

 - Principles of Flight 

 - Communications 

Must be 18YRS or Older

English Language Proficiency Exam, Level 4

No Additional Flight Test is Required, Only the Written Portion

 

Have You Met all of the Requirements?

B.C. Helicopters may not be able to help you with the conversion process but if you're looking for more information or details, we'd love to help! Get in touch.

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TCCA - Transport Canada Civil Aviation 

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EASA - European Union Aviation Safety Agency

Check your eligibility to convert your license:
Europe Requires:

Knowledge:

 - Pass (14) Conversion Knowledge Tests: Questions will be choosen from a pool of 15,000 options

Minimum Score of 75%

Subjects to Study: 

 

 - Air Law 25hrs

 - Aircraft General Knowledge 30hrs

 - Flight Performance & Planning 25hrs

 - Human Performance & Limitations 10hrs

 - Meteorology 30hrs

 - Navigation 55hrs

 - Operational Procedures 8hrs

 - Principles of Flight 20hrs

 - Communications 10hrs

 = 213hrs 

Other subdivisions of hours may be agreed between the authority and the FTO.

Theoretical Knowledge Course

Total:  300hrs

Experience: 

 185hrs of Flight Time & Must Hold a Night Rating 

 You'll Need to Provide Validation with a Certified Logbook

Medical: 

- TCCA Medical Class 1 is Equivalent to a EASA Medical Class 3 

However, This Must be EASA Approved 

Provide Proof of Identification: 

Passport/ Photo ID/ U.S. Driver's License

Which Must include: 

Photo, Date of Birth, Signature & Residential Address

Flight Training: 

 - 85hrs of Dual Instruction

 - 50hrs PIC

   - 14hrs solo day

   - 1hr solo night 

   - 35hrs as SPIC 

 

 - 10hrs dual cross-country

 - 10hrs solo cross-country 

 - 5hrs night flying 

   - 3hrs dual 

   - 1hr cross-country

   - 5 solo night circuits w/ 

     - One take-off & landing each

 - 10hrs Instrument Instruction 

 - Of the 85hrs Dual Instruction: 

   - 75hrs of Visual Instruction 

Note: Each country in Europe (within the EU) will have different requirements. The above formalities act as a generalization similar to each pre-requisite required by said country.  

B.C. Helicopters may not be able to help you with the conversion process but if you're looking for more information or details, we'd love to help! Get in touch.