Pilot Rankings    
         
   
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Prerequisites
Aircraft Certified to Operate
GA Private Pilot
0 - 50 hours
must complete 50 flight hours BE33   C152   C172S   P28A  
GA Instrument Rated Pilot
50 - 100 hours
must complete 50 flight hours BE20   BE58   PC12   SR20  
GA Commercial Pilot
100 - 150 hours
must complete 50 flight hours & (CKR-A) C560   C750   CL30   JS32   LJ60  
Cargo Pilot*
150 - 200 hours
must complete 50 flight hours B72F   B75F   C208  
First Officer
200 - 300 hours
must complete 100 flight hours DH8C   SF34  
Senior First Officer
300 - 400 hours
must complete 100 flight hours & (CKR-B) CRJ2   E170  
Captain
400 - 500 hours
must complete 100 flight hours E190   MD90  
Flight Captain
500 - 600 hours
must complete 100 flight hours A320   B738   CRJ7  
CRJ7 is only available upon Pilot apply for Golden Bear Certification - Check Ride Delta
Senior Captain
600 - 700 hours
must complete 100 flight hours & (CKR-C) A321   B752   B788  
A321 is only available upon Pilot applying for Golden Bear Certification - Check Ride Echo, Papa, Quebec
Commercial Captain
700 - 800 hours
must complete 100 flight hours A332   B753   B763  
B753 is only available upon Pilot applying for Golden Bear Certification - Check Ride Foxtrot, Papa, Quebec
Commercial Flight Captain
800 - 900 hours
must complete 100 flight hours A343   B744   B772  
B744 is only available upon Pilot applying for Golden Bear Certification - Check Ride Hotel, Papa, Quebec
Commercial Senior Captain
900 - 1000 hours
must complete 100 flight hours + (CKR-K) A388   CONC   MD11  
CONC is only available upon Pilot applying for Concorde Certification - Check Ride Juliet
Certified Commercial
Senior Captain
The ultimate rank within Cal Air for any Pilot to aspire to, now he or she can apply for consideration as Chief Pilot at California Airlines All Aircraft Listed Above
   
    * The Pilot can now participate in the Bring Your Own Aircraft Program.