KBFS (wholly owned subsidiary of S³) offers MD530F Helicopter Qualification Training at our Temple, TX facility. See below for course summary:
Course Number: MD500-QM-2014
Course Duration: 12 Calendar Days / 10 Training Days
Training Location: Temple, Texas
Aircraft: MD-500/530 Series (Includes MD-500D/E/MD-530F, per customer requirements)
Prerequisite: Student must be a FAA Certificated Rotorcraft/Helicopter Pilot or Military Equivalent
The MD-500 Series Pilot Initial Qualification course consists of 22 hours academic Instruction and 15 hours qualification flight training in an FAA-certified MD-500D/E or MD-530F aircraft. For DOD customers, this course includes a one (1) hour flight evaluation and official documentation in USA IATF or USAF Form 8. Note: We do not schedule flight training in this course on Saturdays or Sundays unless needed to make up for training lost due to maintenance or inclement weather.
|Training Day||Training Type||Classroom
|Mon||In-processing, Local Area Brief, MD-500/530 Airframe, Rotor System, Fuel System||4||1½||—|
|Tue||C-20/C-20B/C-30B Engine (as appropriate); Aircraft Limitations||4||—||1½|
|Wed||Drive Train & Transmission System; Electrical System; Utility Systems; Aircraft Limitations||4||—||1½|
|Thu||Weight & Balance; Performance Planning; Aircraft Forms & Records||4||—||1½|
|Fri||Aircraft Lighting ; Emergency Procedures||4||—||1½|
|Mon||Tactical Flight Maneuvers||2||—||1½|
|Mon||EOC Evaluation Briefing/Debriefing||—||—||(1)|
* Students must possess a minimum of a FAA Rotary Wing Pilot and Class II Medical certificate.
** Please call Marcel Benoit, General Manager, for Prices and Course Availability at 850-398-8699.