Originally Posted by FlywithStyle
Well I am wondering about the price because my boss told me to look into it becuause he would like to buy this plane within the next year. The hours- well you are correct in assuming that if I have to ask I don't near have the experience I need; but I am wondering if my boss finds a captain that is already typed would me being typed in that plane allow me to sit SIC?
Ok. Sorry then for jumping down your throat. If you're doing some background for your boss, cool. Hope you can land the job.
If he's looking at purchasing new (don't know how long the delivery wait is right now, but with enough money, just about anything can be done), then a handful (2 or 3) of training slots may be negotiated into the sale price of the aircraft. (something to consider).
If you want straight numbers, I'd go directly to the source and call Flight Safety International. FSI has G550 sims in Philadelphia, PA and Savannah, GA. Right off the bat (without any idea of the cost) I would budget 50K per pilot for initial training/qualifications. Don't forget to consider the costs of time in type training to meet insurance mins to carry passengers (or hiring contract pilots to do "IOE")
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