The KING Part 135 Initial Pilot Training course is a stand-alone course that fits into your Part 135 training package—and greatly reduces your workload by providing your pilots with a thorough review of the general knowledge topics required in FAR 135.345. Satisfies IS-BAO recurrent training requirements.
When your pilots need annual refresher training they can use one of our two recurrency courses: Part 135 Recurrency A and Part 135 Recurrency B which may each be ordered separately and taken in any sequence.
Upon completion of this course, they'll be ready for instruction in your company procedures and the aircraft they will fly. And because the course is delivered online, your pilots can take it wherever they may be—from any computer with a connection to the web.
Independent Study, Proficiency-Based Testing, Course Status Reporting
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Your pilots can take this self-paced
course of study with clear, simple and fun learning independently,
without tying up valuable company resources. Proficiency-based testing
after each lesson is relevant and substantive, with emphasis on
understanding for real-world application—not memorization. No trick
questions or petty distinctions.
Your Chief Pilot can keep tabs on each pilot's progress with our Course Completion Status Report. And when your pilots complete the course, they'll receive a course completion certificate and logbook endorsement.
Keep Your Training Pilot Flying
Let us take a big load off your preparation and classroom time. Keep your training pilot flying and not in the office or classroom. We cover the required general topics. All you have to do is teach the required aircraft and company-specific information.
What Your Pilots Will Learn...
The KING Part 135 Initial Pilot Training course provides self-directed instruction (64 lessons) and proficiency-based testing (over 250 thought-provoking questions) for your pilots on the following topics, as required by FAR 135.329 and 135.293:
Valuable Cockpit Reference Cards
Your pilots will also receive downloadable Cockpit Reference Cards (choose On-Demand and/or Commuter Operations) to remind them of critical flight and duty time limitations, takeoff and landing requirements, and IFR lost comm procedures.
We will be glad to provide a syllabus and course key for your POI to review the training program. For a printable syllabus, click here. Call customer service at 800-854-1001 for more information.
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With the exception of the Jet Transition course that has lifetime access, once you have answered the last question in the course, you have 90 days in which you can review the course contents.
ADS-B Pilot Certification contains approximately three (3) hours of instructional material
Crew Resource Management (CRM) contains approximately two (2) hours of instructional material.
ETOPS Pilot Certification contains approximately one (1) hour of instructional material
HAZMAT Training for Will-Not-Carry Operators contains approximately two (2) hours of instructional material
High Altitude Endorsement Ground Training Pilot contains approximately three (3) hour of instructional material
Icing Operations Pilot Certification contains approximately two (2) hours of instructional material
International Flight Operations Overview contains approximately four (4) hours of instructional material
Introduction to Radar approximately 45 minutes of instructional material
Jet Transition contains approximately four (4) hours of instructional material
NAT HLA Pilot Certification contains approximately one (1) hour of instructional material
Oceanic RNP Pilot Certification contains approximately one (1) hour of instructional material
Part 135 Initial Training contains approximately thirty-two (32) hours to complete this course
Part 135 Recurrency A or B Training contains approximately sixteen (16) hours to complete this course
P-RNAV / B-RNAV Pilot Certification contains approximately one (1) hour of instructional material
RNAV-1 & -2 Pilot Certification contains approximately one (1) hour of instructional material
RVSM Pilot Certification contains approximately one (1) hour of instructional material
TAWS contains approximately 45 minutes of instructional material
The following courses cover all FAA required general topics for all operators.
On select courses(*), each operator needs to supplement our course with aircraft and/or company specific items from your ops spec to obtain your POI’s approval to use the course in your training program.
*ADS-B Pilot Certification
*Crew Resource Management (CRM)
*ETOPS Pilot Certification
*HAZMAT Training for Will-Not-Carry Operators
High Altitude Endorsement Ground Training Pilot
Icing Operations Pilot Certification
*International Flight Operations Overview
*Introduction to Radar
NAT HLA Pilot Certification
Oceanic RNP Pilot Certification
*Part 135 Initial Training
*Part 135 Recurrency A or B Training
*P-RNAV / B-RNAV Pilot certification
*RNAV-1 & -2 Pilot Certification
*RVSM Pilot Certification
Jet Transition is designed to provide an overview of jet aircraft operations.
We have found that most FSDOs are familiar with our training but if yours is not, you can provide them with a copy of any course syllabus by downloading it from our site before you purchase a course. Additionally, if there are still any concerns, we will provide FAA inspectors with a course key for any courses you are considering at no charge to you or the FAA for them to review. The only requirement for the complementary course is that it must be sent to an FAA e-mail address.
If you are flying under Part 91 – You need to check whether the insurance company or company you are flying for has a required renewal timeframe. (The FAA does not have a specific time indicated for renewals.) There is no FAR that sets a requirement for RVSM Recurrency for Part 91 operations. Under the LOA, the FAA expects that the person designated as the responsible individual will ensure that all pilots are qualified to operate the aircraft. Depending on the relationship with your POI you may or may not have training requirements specified in your agreement or operations manual. The primary driver is more likely company policy, personal standards or insurance considerations. LOAs used to expire after 24 months and again it was between the operator and the POI what was required to renew the LOA. LOAs are aircraft (tail number) specific and now must be renewed only when any one of three things happen: (1) change of equipment, (2) change of ownership, and (3) change of responsible individual. Again, it will be between you and the POI as to what will be required to issue a new LOA if any of those things change.
If you are flying under Part 135 – You need to check with your Chief Pilot and Training Manual as the renewal time may vary.
Just make sure the email address in your King Schools iLearn account matches your WINGS account. We will automatically grant WINGS credit when you complete the course. For more information, click here.
Yes, King Schools does offer volume discounts for qualified flight departments. Please contact us at 800-854-1001 or +1-858-541-2200 for pricing or to place your order.
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