ATR 72-500 Training Programs (Johannesburg)

ATR 72-500 Type Rating

Type rating conversion for non-rated pilots.

ATR 72-500 Primary Recurrent Training

The primary recurrent training program is for type rated ATR 72-500 pilots.

ATR 72-500 Secondary Recurrent Training

The secondary recurrent program focuses largely on the technical aspects applicable to the rotational technical syllabus.

Additional Information

Full Flight Simulator ATR 72-500 available

All our practical training part is conducted in a full motion level-D flight simulator ATR 72-500.

Online Training

For the theoretical, aircraft systems part, our Wisdom learning platform is accessible from anywhere in the world. The online training courses form the base of our student pre-course material.

Student Community

SIMAERO trainees are invited to join the Sim Trainer One student community for trainees to engage with the SIMAERO pilot fraternity across the globe. Various channels of communication have been set up for the trainees to post or view relevant points of interest. SIMAERO students have permanent access to our community.

Adaptable Training Programs

All our training programs can be adapted according to the requirements of the customer and other civil aviation authorities.

Aircraft Fact Sheet

The ATR 72 is a twin-engine turboprop, short-haul regional airliner developed and produced in France and Italy by aircraft manufacturer ATR (French: Avions de transport régional or Italian: Aerei da Trasporto Regionale), a joint venture formed by French aerospace company Aérospatiale (now Airbus) and Italian aviation conglomerate Aeritalia (now Leonardo S.p.A.). The number “72” in its name is derived from the aircraft’s typical standard seating capacity of 72 passengers.
Service Ceiling
25,000 ft
890 NM
276 kts
Pratt & Whitney Canada PW100