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Type Rating Course King Air 90/99/100/200/250 (s) differences

Requirements for the – Type Rating Difference Training Course Beechcraft 90/99/100/200 – BE-90/99/100/200 PIC-IR under SP-ops and or MP-ops
Approved Course as per EU- reg. 1178/2011; part FCL.710.A; FCL.745.A Class- and Type Rating List of EASA, OEM holder OEB / OSD report (latest & current version)

FCL.710 Class and type ratings — variants

(a) In order to extend his/her privileges to another variant of aircraft within one class or type rating, the pilot shall undertake differences or familiarization training. In the case of variants within a type rating, the differences or familiarization training shall include the relevant elements defined in the operational suitability data established in accordance with Part-21.

(b) If the variant has not been flown within a period of 2 years following the differences training, further differences training or a proficiency check in that variant shall be required to maintain the privileges, except for types or variants within the single-engine piston and TMG class ratings.

(c) The differences training shall be entered in the pilot’s logbook or equivalent record and signed by the instructor as appropriate.

AMC2 ORA.ATO.125 Training programme


(a) Introduction

(1) When developing the training programme for a type rating course, in addition to complying with the standards included in the operational suitability data (OSD), as established in accordance with Regulation (EC) 1702/2013 for the applicable type, the ATO should also follow any further recommendations contained therein.

(b) Variants

(1) Familiarization training: Where an aeroplane type rating also includes variants of the same aircraft type requiring familiarization training, the additional familiarization training may be included in the theoretical knowledge training of the initial type rating course. Flight training should be conducted on a single variant within the type.

(2) Differences training: Where an aeroplane type rating also includes variants of the same aircraft type for which difference training is required, the initial practical training course should be directed towards a single variant.

Additional training to operate other variants within the same type rating should be completed after successful completion of the initial type rating course. However, elements of this differences training may be undertaken at appropriate stages of the initial course, with the agreement of the competent authority.

GM1 FCL.710 Class and Type rating – variants

Differences and familiarization training

a) Differences training requires the acquisition of additional knowledge and training on an appropriate training device or aircraft.

b) familiarization training requires the acquisition of additional knowledge

Aim of the course

The objectives of differences trainings are to develop the relevant and required technical, as well as procedural competences to operate another model or variant of a specific aeroplane series. During the training all differences of the actual model or variant compared to the former flown aeroplane will be outlined as described in the training manual and checked if required.

MDR Table for the BE90/200 series variants C90GTi / GTx, C90 A / B / GT, C90 / 90-1, E90, F90 / 90-1, 90 / A90 / B90, 200 / B200, B200PL21 / B200GT, and 250

Difference levels between BE90 / 200 Series variants are defined as

Difference Level B / B / B

for training (B), checking (B) and currency (B) between the following variants: • C 90 GTi / GTx

  • C 90 A / B / GT
  • C 90 / 90-1
  • E90
  • F 90 / F 90-1
  • 90 / A90 / B90
  • 200 / B200
  • B 200 PL21 / B 200 GT
  • B 250

Level B checking consists of an oral or written examination.

Level B currency is maintained by operating the variant aircraft within the previous 180 days.

Level B currency may be re-established by a review of Placards, Limitations and Operating Procedures prior to operating the variant.

Familiarization training should comprise the following number of hours and address the listed subject areas: (1 hrs for each subject as per table below, e.g. subject 1 – 10; total of 10 hrs theoretical training required)

Subject areas are as follows:

  1. Electrical
  2. Fuel
  3. Powerplant
  4. Avionics
  5. Pneumatics
  6. Air Conditioning
  7. Ice and Rain Protection
  8. Landing Gear and Brakes
  9. Flight Controls
  10. Aircraft Performance