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Oysterair can provide both SP and MP UK and EASA type ratings for the Beechcraft RA390. We can also provide take-off and landing training for pilots who have completed a simulator course at another training facility.

For individuals, or commercial operators who require pilot mentoring or line training, Oysterair can provide instructors to support your operation.

Oysterair's Premier I type rating course has the following key benefits:

  • Experience - we fly the aircraft regularly 

  • Quality - our instructors are experienced and are also examiners on type 

  • Flexibility - we arrange the course around your schedule; no waiting for a course slot!

The course comprises of 42 hours of theoretical knowledge instruction, followed by 10 hours of flight training.

Pre-Entry Requirements

  • Hold at least a UK or EASA PPL(A) 

  • Hold, or have held, a ME IR(A)

  • Hold an Advanced UPRT course completion certificate

  • Single pilot course - have at least 500 hours total pilot experience with an absolute minimum of 70 hours PIC in aeroplanes

  • Multi pilot course - have at least 200 hours of total flying experience, of which 70 hours as PIC in aeroplanes 

  • Hold the High Performance Aeroplane Knowledge Course; or

  1. Have passed the UK or EASA ATPL(A) examinations; or

  2. Hold an ICAO ATPL(A) or CPL(A)/IR with theoretical knowledge credit for ATPL(A) 

Oysterair can deliver the HPA course for those pilots who require it.

Credits For Previous Experience

For pilots with at least 500 hours as pilot of turbojet/fan aeroplanes of similar performance and/or systems (e.g.Phenom 300, B737) the single pilot course can be reduced by 2 hours. 

A 4 hour reduction in the MP flight training syllabus is offered to pilots with at least 500 hours as pilot of multi-pilot turbojet/fan aeroplanes of similar performance and/or systems (e.g. Phenom 300, B737) 


Training time varies with the type of course. We are flexible and aim to schedule the course around your availability.

Single pilot courses take approximately 1 week and multi pilot courses around 11 working days. 

ICAO Conversions

Pilots with greater than 500 hours experience on the RA390 are exempt from a formal training course.

Contact us for more information on licence conversion.

Take-off and Landing Training 

For pilots who have completed a simulator based course and require take-off and landing training.

We can provide the aeroplane and instructor. Training takes 1 day to complete.


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Beechcraft Premier I Type Rating: Our Programs
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