Flight Crew Training Notices

CAA Notifications on Flight Crew Training Notices

RT Examiners: List of Authorised Flight Radiotelephony Operators Licence Examiners
List of Authorised Flight Radiotelephony Operators Licence Examiners (VHF & HF) Version 4
Dated: September 2010


FCTN 01/10: Stall Recovery Technique
The purpose of this FCTN is to emphasise to insructors and examiners the appropriate stall recovery techniques to be taught.
Dated: April 2010


FCTN 06/09: Airborne Collision Avoidance System (ACAS) Training
The purpose of this FCTN is to highlight the training the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) considers desirable for crews to gain optimum understanding of the theoretical aspects of ACAS operation and maximum operating skill in understanding and responding to ACAS indications.
Dated: October 2009


FCTN 05/09: Separation of TRI and TRE Checks
The purpose of this FCTN is to advise instructors and examiners that tests for the initial issue of a TRI rating or SFI authorisation, or for the inclusion of a new type in either qualification, must precede, and be conducted completely separately from, Examiner Authorisation Acceptance Tests/Checks (EAAT/C) for TRE or SFE authorisation. Furthermore, they must take place on a different day.
Dated:October 2009


FCTN 04/09: Avoidance of Hard Landings During Route Training
The purpose of this FCTN is to advise instructors and those involved in instructor training of recommendations of how to avoid hard landings.
Dated: October 2009


FCTN 03/09: Pilot Distraction – Automation Status
The purpose of this FCTN is to alert instructors and examiners to recommendations resulting from incidents in which the crew assumed that Autothrust was engaged in speed mode when in fact the thrust levers were at idle.
Dated: October 2009


FCTN 02/09: Type Rating Instructor (TRI) Rating – Expiry Date
The purpose of this FCTN is to advise instructors and examiners of a change to the system that allowed the same expiry date on TRI ratings and TRE/SFE authorisations.
Dated: October 2009


FCTN 01/09: Introduction of Flight Crew Training Notices
The purpose of this FCTN is to inform instructors and examiners how they may access and subscribe to Flight Crew Training Notices.
Dated: October 2009