The ground-training allows the trainee to gain a thorough understanding of the operation including function of the abnormal and emergency operation of all aircraft systems. The training includes systems essential to the operation of the aircraft. In accordance with FCL725.A, the theoretical course consists of 7 hours of TKI in multi engine aeroplanes.
The TKI course consists of the following:
I. Two 3 hour lectures; and
II. A single 1 hour lecture
A more detailed description of the content of the theoretical knowledge training is described in the TKI section of this part.
Theoretical knowledge will be checked by practical application during the flight training and verbal questioning from the instructor on procedures and rules pertinent to operating a MEP class of aircraft.
Theoretical knowledge examinations:
Trainees for a MEP Class Rating shall sit a multiple choice written examination on completion of the course. The examination pass mark is 75%. Candidates who are exempt flight training are still required to pass the theoretical examination to add a MEP Class Rating to an EASA Licence. Once all TKI is complete the instructor will recommend the trainee to sit the TKE paper.