GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF CIVIL AVIATION
TECHNICAL CENTER, OPPOSITE SAFDARJUNG AIRPORT, NEW DELHI
CIVIL AVIATION REQUIREMENTS SECTION -7: FLIGHT CREW STANDARDS
TRAINING & LICENCING SERIES 'D' PART III 12TH FEBRUARY 2009
Requirements for approval of Type Rating Training Organisation (TRTO)
With the growth of aviation in the country and in order to facilitate availability of trained flight crew with appropriate aircraft ratings endorsed on their licenses that are being inducted into the country, it has become imperative that only those organizations which meet the criteria as laid down in this CAR, to be approved for conducting training of flight crew and other personnel on aircraft type rating courses.
These organizations shall be nomenclatured as “Type Rating Training Organizations. (TRTO’s)”.
Definition A Type Rating Training Organisation (TRTO) is an organisation staffed, equipped and operated in a suitable environment offering aircraft type rating
training, and/or synthetic flight instruction and, where applicable, theoretical instruction for specified training programmes.
This CAR should be used as a guide by aircraft operators and flying training establishments in their preparation for submission of applications for DGCA’s “approval assessment”. This CAR specifies the TRTO approval
procedures and documentation.
The TRTO must be self-sufficient and capable of assessing the trainees at the completion of each training module. The two training modules