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US/EU Airlines accelerated Program

EASA or FAA, 0-1500 hours

The 0-1500 hours course is designed for future pilots with no current flight experience, who will start the training from PPL(A) to CPL(A) and add the IR(A), MEP and Flight Instructor ratings and 1300 hours of additional experience within 2 years of  working as a Flight Instructor (Pilot in Command time) at Flying Academy. This program allows reaching 1500 hours total time, which is not only a crucial milestone for most airlines, but also a turning point for each pilot’s personal flight experience.

Course entry requirements

  • Minimum age -18 years
  • First class medical certificate
  • No flight experience
  • Sufficient level of knowledge of Mathematics and Physics
  • English language knowledge - ATO oral and written test
  • Good communication skills and ability to teach others
  • European Union citizen or working permit for EU, respectively U.S. citizenship or working permit for the U.S.
  • Conflict-free person, with positive attitude for work
  • Training results corresponding to the future employment

License privileges & Flight Instructor in Flying Academy

Take the opportunity to go for a unique offer in Europe or the United States - start your training for being a professional pilot and get your first employment straight upon completion of your training!

The 0-1500 hours course offers you the best opportunity to start your professional pilot career with 1500 flight hours in your logbook:

  • 200 hours during the 0-Commercial Pilot training program (100 hours as Pilot in Command and 100 hours as Dual)
  • 1300 hours during the first 2 years of working as a Flight Instructor in Flying Academy (Pilot in Command time)

Please note that a Flight Instructor position in Flying Academy is not guaranteed and is 100% dependent on the trainee's performance during the training period, as well as the trainee's teaching skills. Periodic assessment on the pilot's performance is done during the entire training period, making sure that all necessary steps and actions have been performed for the trainee to be able to become a Flight Instructor in Flying Academy.

Duration

The time needed for the completion of the 0-1500 hours training program is between 12-16 months. Subsequently, 24 months of contract are counted from the moment of obtaining the Flight Instructor license.

Free iPad

Flying Academy is equipping all trainees starting the 0-1500 hours training program with a free of charge iPad Mini 4G+WiFi. The iPad would primarily be used for studying, as materials are sent wirelessly to the trainee’s iPad for each phase of the training: PPL – Plane operating handbooks, PPL manual, Charts, Planning tools and documents to ATPL – eBooks, as well as learning materials for all intermediary steps [i.e. IR(A)].

Learning objectives

Ground Training – during the 0-1500 hours, the trainee will complete theoretical courses for PPL(A), IR(A), MEP(A), ATPL (for EASA training applicants) or CPL (for FAA training applicants) & FI(A).

Flight training – the flight training will start with the PPL(A) and Night Rating (for EASA applicants), continues with IR(A), MEP(A), CPL(A) and CFI(A).

Ground Training

The applicant has to go through ground training covering:

  • Air law and ATC procedures
  • Airframes & systems, electrics, power-plant, emergency equipment
  • Instrumentation
  • Mass and balance
  • Performance
  • Flight planning & monitoring
  • Human performance & limitations
  • Meteorology
  • General navigation
  • Radio navigation
  • Operational procedures
  • Principles of flight
  • Communications

For the FI rating, the trainee will undergo dedicated preparation to meet the Flying Academyvstandards of quality for Certified Flight Instructors.

Flight Training

At the end of the training + 2 years of employment, the trainee will have a minimum of 1500 total flight hours (including PPL(A) time):

  • 1400 hours as Pilot in Command
  • 100 hours of Dual hours (received training)

Examination - Theoretical

The applicant has to demonstrate theoretical knowledge at the CAA, respectively the FAA approved office, in the form of written tests.

Examination – Practical

The practical skills exams in the airplane with the examiner can be taken after successful completion of the written tests.

For the 0-1500 hours training, there are 6 practical examinations: PPL(A), IR(A), MEP(A) & MEP(A) IR, CPL(A) and FI(A)

The applicant must demonstrate the ability to:

  • Operate the airplane within its limitations
  • Complete all maneuvers as smoothly and as accurately as requested by EASA/FAA
  • Exercise good judgment and airmanship
  • Apply aeronautical knowledge
  • Maintain control of the airplane at all times.

Request detailed information

If you would like to get more details and find a tailor-made solution for your query please fill in the form below or give us a call. Specially allocated Flight Training Consultant will guide you throughout all the process and answer the questions you might have.

Customer support by phoneCustomer support by phone

You can also request information regarding your flight training by phone:

Czech Republic: +420 228 882 444
Miami, FL, USA: +1(305)255-8753
Los Angeles, CA, USA: +1(951)272-3942

Frequently asked questionsFAQ

Find answers to your frequently asked questions.

Course fees

Flying Academy is offering the best value for money in the European Union and the United States. The training program is covering:

  • All training manuals delivered wirelessly on iPad mini
  • Access to the Learning Management System and questions bank
  • Instructor time for theoretical & practical training
  • Planes, including fuel

The 0-1500 hours FAA training path:

Change currency

DescriptionAmountUnit price EURTotal EUR
PPL(A)
Private Pilot License is the first step in the aviation career. Holder of PPL license can act as Pilot in command PIC or co - pilot of any Airplane engaged in non revenue flights.
Aircraft Piper Cadet (VFR - 2 seater)40923 696
Flight Instructor30431 294
Ground Training11 5091 509
IFR(A)
Instrument Rating refers to the qualifications that a pilot must have in order to fly under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR). Instrument rating is a must if you want to become a professional pilot and is useful when flying long distances as a private pilot.
Aircraft Piper Warrior (IFR, ADS-B & Garmin G530 - 4 seater)40983 907
Flight Instructor2043862
Ground Training (30 hours)11 2941 294
MEP
The Multi Engine Piston rating extends the privileges of a Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL) or Commercial Pilot’s Licence (CPL) and allows you to pilot aircraft with more than one engine. One of the main take-aways of the training is to understand the differences between a single engine piston and a multi-engine piston.
Aircraft Piper Seminole Turbo PA-44-108T102192 191
Flight Instructor1043431
Ground Training (5 hours)1216216
CPL(A)
Commercial Pilot Certificate is a qualification that permits the holder to act as the pilot of an aircraft for remuneration. When issuing CPL license pilot will have at least 250 hours Total Time.
Aircraft Cessna 15245773 485
Aircraft Piper Arrow101191 188
Flight Instructor2043862
Ground Training (35 hours)11 5091 509
Time Building
In order to meet requirements of particular modules Trainee will need to enhance his experince and build his hours. TB is done after issuing of PPL.
Aircraft Cessna 15295777 357
Aircraft Cessna 172R (IFR, KLN94 - 4 seater)1098977
Aircraft Cessna 172SP Garmin 1000 (IFR, Glass cockpit - 4 seater)101141 144
CFI
Aircraft Piper Arrow (IFR, Garmin G430 - 4 seater)101191 188
Flight Instructor1043431
Ground Training (30 hours)11 2941 294
Total EUR34 835

(+ 21 % VAT)

The 0-1500 hours EASA training path:

Change currency

DescriptionAmountUnit price EURTotal EUR
PPL(A)
Private Pilot License is the first step in the aviation career. Holder of PPL license can act as Pilot in command (PIC) or co - pilot of any Airplane engaged in non revenue flights.
Aircraft Cessna 152451165 202
Flight Instructor45321 440
Ground Training1956956
PPL(A) Night Rating
NR qualification allows pilots to fly during night time in Visual Meteorological Conditions [VMC] and is a prerequisite for IR(A) training.
Aircraft Cessna 1525116578
Flight Instructor532160
Ground Training (5 hours)1130130
ATPL(A) theory
ATPL is the highest level of aircraft pilot certification. ATPL course is meant for future Airline pilots. ATPL certified pilots are authorized to act as Pilot-in-Command of an aircraft in any Airline.
ATPL Theory12 7602 760
IR(A)
Instrument Rating refers to the qualifications that a pilot must have in order to fly under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR)
Aircraft Cessna 172P501326 580
Flight Instructor50402 000
Ground Training1996996
MEP
The Multi Engine Piston rating extends the privileges of a Private Pilot Licence (PPL) or Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) and allows you to pilot aircraft with more than one engine. One of the main take-aways of the training is to understand the differences between a single engine piston and a multi-engine piston.
Aircraft Piper Seminole113443 780
Flight Instructor1140440
Ground Training1540600
CPL(A)
Commercial Pilot Certificate is a qualification that permits the holder to act as the pilot of an aircraft for remuneration. When issuing CPL license pilot will have 200 Total Time hours out of which 100 PIC.
Aircraft Cessna 152101161 156
Aircraft Piper Arrow52201 100
Flight Instructor1540600
Time Building
In order to meet requirements of particular modules Trainee will need to enhance his experince and build his hours. TB is done after issuing of PPL.
Aircraft Cessna 152681047 045
Aircraft Cessna 172SP Glass Cockpit111481 624
Aircraft Piper Arrow3212636
Aircraft Cirrus SR 203212636
FI(A)
The privileges of the holder of a FI(A) rating are to conduct flight instruction for the issue of the PPL(A) and class and type ratings for single-engine airplanes.
Aircraft Cessna 152281163 237
Aircraft Zlin 1422292584
Flight Instructor30401 200
Total EUR43 439

(+ 21 % VAT)

*All training fees are bound to the actual exchange rates of the local currency of the Flying Academy base where the training or a part of the training is provided. 

Flying Academy

is a well known provider of ab-initio flight training both in the USA and in Europe. Wide portfolio of courses allows us to offer tailor-made solutions on top of tried and tested training paths to meet each trainee’s individual needs and help every pilot to reach their goals.

Core ab-inition training offers, in accordance with EASA and FAA regulations:

If you need any assistance in order to choose the right training path to perfectly correspond to your objectives, feel free to contact our team of Flight Training Consultants via email fly@FlyingAcademy.com or the live chat available on our web site.

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