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CPL / IR Minimum Hour Requirement in India

Fri Mar 02, 2018 10:23 am

Hi All,

What is the minimum flying hour requirement to obtain CPL / IR in India?

1) Only for CPL
2) CPL with IR

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Re: CPL / IR Minimum Hour Requirement in India

Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:37 am

Have you tried Google or another search engine????
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Re: CPL / IR Minimum Hour Requirement in India

Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:45 am

There are different answers with different figures, so need to figure out the correct answer.
 
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Re: CPL / IR Minimum Hour Requirement in India

Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:22 am

I figure the Directorate General of Civil Aviation is the source.http://dgca.nic.in/

Shedule II has the information you're looking for. http://dgca.nic.in/schedules/sched2.pdf.

Page 32 has the Commercial License requirements:

(e) Experience – He shall produce evidence of having satisfactorily completed as a pilot of an
aeroplane within a period of five years immediately preceding the date of application for licence
not less than two hundred hours of flight time, which shall include –
(i) not less than hundred hours of flight time as Pilot-in-Command out of which not less
than thirty hours flight time as Student Pilot-in-Command which shall include not more
than twenty hours of cross country flight time and not more than ten hours circuitslandings
with minimum ten landings;
(ii) not less than fifteen hours time as Pilot-in-Command flight time within a period of
six months immediately preceding the date of application;
(iii) not less than fifty hours cross-country flight time as Pilot-in-Command including a
cross-country flight of not less than three hundred nautical miles in the course of which
full stop landings at two different aerodromes shall be made;
(iv) not less than fifty hours of instrument time of which not more than twenty hours
may be on an approved simulator, out of which minimum of five hours of instrument
time shall have been completed within a period of six months immediately preceding
the date of application for the Instrument Rating; and
(v) not less than five hours time by night including a minimum of ten take offs and ten
landings as Pilot-in-Command (as sole manipulator of controls) carried out within six
months immediately preceding the date of application for licence:
Provided that in case of an applicant who is in Possession of a Commercial Pilot’s
Licence (Helicopters) and who has satisfactorily completed not less than one thousand hours
of flight time as Pilot-in-Command of a helicopter, the above experience requirement of two
hundred hours as pilot of an airplane shall be reduced to hundred hours.




Page 44 has the instrument rating requirements.

(i) not less than one hundred hours of flight time as a Pilot-in-Command including not less than
fifty hours of cross-country flight time;
(ii) not less than forty hours of instrument time of which not more than twenty hours shall be
instrument ground time. A minimum of five hours of instrument time shall have been completed
within a period of six months immediately preceding the date of application for the Instrument
Rating :
Provided that in the case a pilot who holds a current Instrument Rating (Helicopters), he shall
have not less than one hundred hours of flight time as Pilot-in-Command of an aeroplane
including not less than twentyfive hours of cross-country flight time and not less than twenty
hours of instrument time of which not more than ten hours may be on an approved simulator.
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Re: CPL / IR Minimum Hour Requirement in India

Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:52 am

[quote="Starlionblue"]I figure the Directorate General of Civil Aviation is the source.

Thank you for your valuable answer.

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