Type Rating Providers - Large Aircraft and Helicopters

The organisations listed below are recognized by the Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand (CAA) as being able to provide type ratings to New Zealand licence holders for the types of aircraft listed. These organisations have been approved either by gaining type rating approval(s) under their CAA Air Operating Certificate, or through assessment of overseas providers. Airlines or pilots wishing to gain type ratings from organisations not listed below will be required to bear the cost of the CAA evaluating that organisation as a provider of type ratings prior to the type rating being conducted for the airline or pilots.


Organisation Type of Aeroplane
Airbus Industrie (Toulouse, France) Airbus A320
ATC France (ATR Training Centre France) ATR-72
Aviation Training Australasia Pty Ltd (Ansett Aviation Training) Saab SF340, Boeing 737-3/4/500,
Boeing 737-6/7/8/900, Metro III, DHC-8
Boeing Training and Flight Services All Boeing types on the New Zealand register
CAE Simuflite (Dallas/Fort Worth) IAI 1124A Westwind, BE 400A (Nextant XTi), Learjet 60, DA2000
Dragonair (Hong Kong) Airbus A320
Flight Options (Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia) Cessna 510
Flight Safety International ATR-72, Cessna 650, Cessna 525, Cessna CE680, Learjet 35, Beech 1900D, Gulfstream IV, DHC-8,
Gulfstream 650
QANTAS Airways (Melbourne and Sydney) Boeing 737-3/4/500, Boeing 737-6/7/8/900,
Boeing 767
TRU Simulation + Training (Florida) CE-525B, CJ3+
Organisation Type of Helicopter
Agusta Westland Training Academy (Italy) AW109E, AW109S, AW109SP, AW119, AW139, AW169
Airbus Helicopters (Donauworth, Germany) EC 145 T2
Bell Helicopters Fort Worth (USA) Bell 429, Bell 407, Bell 505
Coptersafety Training centre Pyhtäänkorventie 11-13, 01530 Vantaa, Finland H145 (EC145)
Flight Safety International Bell 222
MD Helicopters Phoenix (USA) MD520, MD600, MD900
Metro Aviation Inc Shreveport (USA) EC145, EC135
Robinson Helicopter Company Torrance (USA) R22, R44 and R66

Within New Zealand

Organisation Type of Aeroplane
Air New Zealand (Part 141) Boeing 737-3/4/500, Boeing 767/757,
Boeing 777, Boeing 787, Airbus A320
Airwork Flight Operations (Part 141) Fokker F27, SA 227 Metro III, Metro 23,
BAe J31/32, Boeing 737-300/400/500
Air Nelson Ltd (Part 141) DHC-8
Mount Cook Airline (Part 141) ATR 72/42