(b)Applicants for a TRE (H) certificate for helicopters shall:
(1) hold a TRI(H) certificate or, in the case of single-pilot single-engine helicopters, a valid FI(H) certificate, for the applicable type.
(2) for the initial issue of a TRE certificate, have completed 50 hours of flight instruction as a TRI, FI or SFI in the applicable type or an FSTD representing that type.
(3) in the case of multi-pilot helicopters, hold a CPL(H) or ATPL(H) and have completed 1500 hours of flight as a pilot on multi-pilot helicopters, of which at least 500 hours shall be as PIC.
(4) in the case of single-pilot multi-engine helicopters:
(i) have completed 1000 hours of flight as pilot on helicopters, of which at least 500 hours shall be as PIC.
(ii) hold a CPL(H) or ATPL(H) and, when applicable, a valid IR(H).
(5) in the case of single-pilot single-engine helicopters:
(i) have completed 750 hours of flight as a pilot on helicopters, of which at least 500 hours shall be as PIC.
(ii) hold a CPL(H) or ATPL(H).
(6) Before the privileges of a TRE(H) are extended from single-pilot multi-engine to multi-pilot multi-engine privileges on the same type of helicopter, the holder shall have at least 100 hours in multi-pilot operations on this type.
(7) In the case of applicants for the first multi-pilot multi-engine TRE certificate, the 1500 hours of flight experience on multi-pilot helicopters required in (b)(3) may be considered to have been met if they have completed the 500 hours of flight time as PIC on a multi-pilot helicopter of the same type.
Privileges and conditions
(b)The privileges of a TRE(H) are to conduct:
(1) skill tests and proficiency checks for the issue, revalidation or renewal of helicopter type ratings.
(2) proficiency checks for the revalidation or renewal of IRs, or for the extension of the IR(H) from single-engine helicopters to multi-engine helicopters, provided the TRE(H) holds a valid IR(H).
(3) skill tests for ATPL(H) issue.
(4) assessments of competence for the issue, revalidation or renewal of a TRI(H) or SFI(H) certificates, provided that they have completed at least 3 years as a TRE and have undergone specific training for the assessment of competence in accordance with point FCL.1015 (b).