Qualified multi-engine/instrument rated tailwheel pilots will receive the opportunity to earn a B-17 type rating! 8 hours of dual instruction by EAA's CFII, MEI with B-17 type rating, and 8 hours of ground school instruction by the EAA's B-17 ground school instructor. 1.5 hours for type rating ride. Pre-requisites: Applicant must be CURRENT as a multi-engine instrument rated pilot. He or she must possess a tailwheel endorsement. Recent large multi-engine tailwheel experience is not mandatory, but highly recommended. Applicant must also possess a valid third-class medical. Special & Important Note: Winning bidder will be responsible for coordinating package delivery.
There is no guarantee, expressed or implied with regard to successfully receiving the B-17 type rating in the allotted time. Before being recommended for the type rating ride, the applicant must demonstrate every required task to ATP practical test standards. Stage checks will be performed to ensure that the student is progressing at a pace consistent with a successful outcome. Additional instruction if necessary may be available at the rate of $4,500 per flight hour.
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