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Logging time in a King Air 350

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I have a commercial license, multi engine land, and instrument rating.  I have the opportunity fly right seat in a King Air 350 with a pilot who is an ATP, but NOT a CFI/MEI. Can I log dual received, multi engine, turbo prop time towards my ATP rating with an endorsement from the pilot I'm flying with?  Reading the regs, I'm unsure if the requirement for a type rating in this particular airplane comes into play at all. Thanks!

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  1. Thomas Johnson on Aug 20, 2013

    A 350 requires a type rating, and since you don’t have a CFI on board I don’t think you can log anything. Even tho he/she is an ATP, they can’t endorse you for anything.

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  2. Mark Kolber on Aug 20, 2013

    The requirement for the type rating means that you can’t log PIC as sole manipulator since that requires you have the applicable aircraft rating. You don’t.

    Since you’ve looked at the regs, you probably know one of the privileges of an ATP is to instruct. But that privilege is limited to instruction “in air transportation.” That means both the student and the ATP need to be part of the same approved training program run by an airline. Are you? If not, no dual received.

    Can you find something 61.51 that you think allows you to log something? If not, sorry, nothing on this flight is logable or countable toward any FAA certificate, rating or operating privilege.

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