CE-560XL PIC TYPE RATING
The CE-560XL Type Rating Training Course adds the CE-560XL Type Rating to a pilot’s existing certificate. This allows the holder to act as pilot in command of the Cessna Citation Excel, XLS, or XLS+. Our course consists of a comprehensive systems review, flight training and prep for the oral and practical test. All training is personalized to your individual needs and skill level.
All flight training is conducted in aircraft. Training is conducted in your aircraft. You have the option to come to one of our training centers (make selection on Request a Quote Form) or we offer the convenience of training on site at your home base. Training in your aircraft will prepare you to fly your specific set up and achieve mastery of your aircraft. In addition, our instructors have vast experience flying the aircraft and can provide you with real world scenarios.
The CE-560XL Type Rating requires a checkride conducted by an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE). Tasks to be demonstrated are defined in the ATP Type Rating Practical Test Standards for multi engine airplanes. FFC will coordinate the checkride on your behalf. Learn more on what to expect from the flight exam and how to reduce test-day nerves.
CE-560XL RECURRENT TRAINING
This course consists of a two day aircraft systems review, followed by one day of flight training in preparation for the 61.58 PPE (pilot proficiency exam) administered by an FAA Designated Examiner. Tasks to be demonstrated are the same as in the CE-560XL Type Rating Course, as per the ATP Practical Test Standards for multi engine airplanes.
CE-560XL SIC TYPE RATING
The CE-560XL Second in Command Type Rating training course adds the CE-560XL SIC Type Rating to a pilot’s existing certificate. Therefore allowing the holder to act as Second in Command of the Cessna Citation Excel, XLS, or XLS+.
Our 3 day course consists of comprehensive Ground and Flight Training to satisfy all FAR 61.55(b)(1) requirements for the SIC TYPE RATING. The flight portion is approximately 1 hour and is conducted in your CE-560XL Aircraft. Tasks to be demonstrated are defined in FAR 61.55(b)(2). The flight portion will also satisfy requirements for your Biennial Flight Review (BFR) and Instrument Proficiency Check (IPC).
At completion of this course your pilot certificate will be reissued with the CE-560XL Type Rating with the Limitation of “SIC Privileges Only”. When you’re ready, you can upgrade to PIC.
Second in Command to Pilot In Command Upgrade
If you hold a current CE-560XL Second in Command Type Rating, this course will upgrade your pilot certificate to a CE-560XL Type Rating (removes “SIC PRIVILEGES ONLY” limitation). Our course consists of a comprehensive aircraft systems review, flight training, and prep for oral and practical test.
The SIC to PIC Upgrade course can be completed in as little as 4 -5 days.
Course Entry Requirements for CE-560XL Type Rating
- Private, Commercial, or Airline Transport Pilot License
- Multi-Engine Class Rating
- Instrument Airplane Rating
- PIC Recurrent Training requires CE-560XL Type Rating
Aircraft Types Covered by this Type Rating
- Cessna Citation Excel
- Cessna Citation XLS
- Cessna Citation XLS+
Training Course Includes
- Training Material
- Aircraft Checklists
- Endorsed 8710
- Logbook Endorsements
- Certificate of Completion
- Biennial Flight Review
- Instrument Proficiency Check
Our courses meet and exceed Insurance Underwriters Training Requirements and FAA Type Rating Practical Test Standards.