The Airline Transport Pilot Certification Training Program (ATP-CTP) has been a training requirement for pilots wishing to qualify for the FAA Airline Transport Pilot Exam, since 2014.

Requirements include having 1,500 flight hours before applying for an ATP certificate. This is a combination of 500 hours of cross-country time, 100 hours of night flight, 50 hours in the type of airplane for the rating, 75 hours of instrument time, and 250 hours of time as pilot in command (PIC), and more, unless otherwise exempt.

The course can take as little as seven (7) days in a combination of classroom and simulator time. The classes are offered twice a month basis at Sanford and Miami locations.

Course Breakdown & Core Academic Subjects

The ATP-CTP Course Includes:

  • 30 Hours Classroom Instruction
  • 4 Hours of Training in Fixed Based Simulator
  • 6 Hours of Training in Full Motion Flight Simulator
  • Program can be completed in maximum 7 days

Core Academic Course Subjects:

  • Meteorology/Weather
  • Air Carrier Operations
  • Leadership Development
  • Crew Resource Management (CRM)
  • Multi-Crew Environment Safety Operations