BTP Training

VAFFU's Basic Tanker Pilot Training Is Outlined Below

  1. Complete the following ground knowledge:

    1. Aerial Fire Fighting Basics & VAFFU Rules

    2. VFR & IFR Review

    3. FTA Procedures & Radio Phraseology

    4. Network Procedures As A Tanker Pilot On VATSIM

    5. Fire Call Familiarization

  2. Schedule A Placement Training Session

  3. Fly With The Training Team Online ( Total Hours: 14 )

    1. 5 Hours Of Simulated ​FTA Procedures ( Tanker Base Simulated Mid Point Of Fire )

    2. 5 Hours of Low Level Flying

    3. 10 Precision Water Drops On Designated Runway ( Non-Towered / Unpopular Fields )

    4. 3 Hours of Simulated Instrument Conditions

    5. 2 Hours of Navigation Training

  4. Apply For A Checkride

Additional Ratings Can Be Acquired For