The objective of the Course
To train the students of the course for the acquisition of the "Night Rating" qualification to allow the holder to carry out safely the duties of pilot in command during VFR flights conducted 30 minutes after sunset and 30 minutes before sunrise.
The Duration of the Course
The duration of the course, which must be continuous, is normally covered over 6 months from the beginning of the course, but it can be adjusted to the needs of the candidate. The practical exam must be completed within 6 months after the conclusion of the course.
|Hours theoretical education::||10:00|
|Hours nocturnal training education:||5:00|
For VFR / N applicants, according to the national legislation, before the night training it is required the execution of the basic IR phase consisting of minimum 10 hours flight.
Pre-Requisite of Admission
Pilots requiring admittance to course and to the related verifications for the release of the “NIGHT RATING” shall meet the following requirements:
- must hold a private pilot license;
- must have a minimum of 150 hours of flight time, including at least 50 voyages made in the function of pilot in command (only for applicants of VFR / N in accordance with national legislation;
Conditions of the Exam Admission
The admission at the final exam of the course for the acquisition of VFR/N qualification also demands to meet the following requirements.
- to have completed the expected theoretical education;
- to have completed the minimal expected flight activity;
- to have passed any exams prepared by the school.
The training course for the acquisition of the VFR/N qualification consists of the following sections:
- Theoretical Education;
- Practical Flight Education.
Theoretical Educational Program
FTO Cantor Air has developed a program of theoretical instruction in the various training subjects with with specific reference to issues related to spatial disorientation and flight safety at night.
The flight program includes not less than 5 hours of flight including at least 3 night navigations of at least 50NM each, on different days and at different starting airports.