Basic Gas Turbine Knowledge (BGT)

All pilots who fly Jet and Turbo Propelled (or Turbine Helicopter) aircraft in NZ need to pass an exam in Basic Gas Turbine knowledge. This week long course covers all the information you need to be effective in the turbine environment.

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International

Level
Location & start dates
Ardmore Flying School 16th November 2015
Length
1 week
Total Credits
8
Study options
Full Time
Fees - Domestic*
POA
Additional course costs

Eligibility

  • Class 1 medical
  • NCEA Level 2 or has 3 years work experience or has a minimum score of 6 IELTS or equivalent
  • Commercial Pilot License
  • Multi-engine Instrument Rating

Requirements

The Basic Gas Turbine rating (BGT) requires the following:

  • One-week-long theory course
  • An external examination

Theory

Students who undertake this rating will learn:

  • The workings of a Basic Gas Turbine Engine
  • The history and development of the Basic Gas Turbine Engine
  • The applications in jet and turbo propelled aircraft

Upcoming Courses

BGT 03/15 – 16 November 2015 – 20 November 2015