Type Rating allows you to fly an aeroplane type

Type Rating is a qualification allows you to fly the particular type of an aeroplane. To get the type rating, it is necessary to undertake the type rating training in a flight school and subsequent checking with an EASA Examinner.

Type rating endorsement into the flight crew license is unified. The type rating usually constain couple of the so-called variants. When it comes to Airbus A3Family, the common license endorsement A320 covers different variants - such as A318, A319A320A321.  Type Rating also can be limited and entry can contain specific restrictions (such as COPI or copilot).

The list of the EASA typeratings used in the Europe is listed in EASA typerating endorsement list. Type rating is valid for 12 months.