EASA COMMERCIAL PILOT FROM 0 TO ATPL

 

Today, more than ever, the airline industry needs highly trained and skilled professionals for the growing industry to safely fly over 5 bn. passengers annually to their destinations.

Being a Commercial Pilot comes also with a lot of responsibility, complex decision making and the ability to understand and cope with abnormal situations.

This program is designed for students with little to no flying experience and that want to pursue a career in aviation according to EASA regulations.

Flying Academy is highly specialized in offering training from ab-initio to “frozen” ATPL(A). The trainees of the program will start with PPL(A) and, upon obtaining the necessary flight experience, will continue with IR(A), CPL(A) modules or MEP (multi-engine aircraft) flight programs.

After successful completion of the zero to ATPL(A) course, you will be issued an EASA CPL(A) license with ATPL(A) theory completed and will be authorized to act as Pilot-In-Command (PIC) of an aircraft in an airline. The ATPL(A) license is the highest level of aircraft pilot certification.

Course entry requirements

  • Minimum age of 18 years (16 years to enroll PPL training program)
  • First class medical certificate (Second class medical certificate untill finishing MEP)
  • No previous flight experience needed
  • Sufficient level of knowledge of Mathematics and Physics
  • English language knowledge - FTO oral and written test 

Privileges

The privileges of the holder of an ATPL(A) are to act as pilot-in-command (Captain) or co-pilot (First Officer) in airplanes engaged in commercial air transportation exercise all the privileges of the holder of a PPL(A), a CPL(A) and IR(A).

Free of charge Electronic Flight Bag - iPad mini

Flying Academy is equipping all trainees starting the ab-initio to Commercial professional training programs with a free of charge iPad Mini 4G+WiFi. The iPad will be used primarily 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, but also for all intermediary steps [i.e. IR(A)].

Learning objectives

Ground Training – during the zero to ATPL course, the trainee will complete theoretical courses for PPL(A), IR(A), MEP(A) and ATPL 650(A)

Flight training – the flight training will start with the PPL(A) followed by Night Rating, continues with IR(A) and MEP(A), and finalizes with the CPL(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

Flight Training

At the end of the training, the trainee must have a minimum of 200 total flight hours (including PPL(A) time):

  • 100 hours as pilot-in-command
  • 20 hours (minimum) of VFR cross-country flight time as pilot-in-command, including a cross-country flight totaling at least 540 km (300 NM) in the course of with full-stop landings at two aerodromes different from the aerodromes of departure
  • 50 hours of instrument training
  • 5 hours of night flying including one cross-country flight and 5 solo take-offs and 5 landings
  • 11 hours on Multi Engine aircraft
  • 5 hours on a complex airplane

Examination - Theoretical

For PPL(A) - The applicant has to demonstrate the theoretical knowledge at the CAA office in the form of written tests. Tests consist of nine subjects (Meteorology, Navigation, Communications, Aircraft General Knowledge, Principles of flight, Air Law, Flight performance and planning, Human Performance and limitations, Operational procedures).

For ATPL(A) - An applicant must demonstrate a level of knowledge appropriate to the privileges of the holder of ATPL(A) in accordance with EASA requirements in Part-FCL.

Examination – Practical

The practical skill exams in the airplane with the examiner can be taken after successful completion of the written tests [PPL(A) & ATPL(A)].

The applicant must demonstrate the ability to:

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

Request more 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

Frequently asked questionsFAQ

Find answers to your frequently asked questions.

Duration

From 0 to ATPL the minimum time needed is about 63 weeks however, depending on the trainee’s availability this can be tailor made.

Fees 0-ATPL(A)

Flight school Flying Academy is offering one of the most cost-efficient Zero to ATPL packages in the European Union. The fees for the complete course from ab-initio to ATPL(A) includes all modules needed for being able to comply with the EASA CPL(A) issuance requirements.

Change currency

EASA 0-ATPL(A)AmountUnit price EURTotal training fee
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 152451104 945
Flight Instructor45301 369
Ground Training1909909
PPL(A) Night Rating
NR qualification allows pilots to fly during night time in Visual Meteorological Conditions [VMC].
Aircraft Cessna 1525110549
Flight Instructor530152
Ground Training1124124
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(A) Theory12 6242 624
IR(A)
Instrument Rating refers to the qualifications that a pilot must have in order to fly under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR).
Aircraft Cessna 172 P501256 255
Flight Instructor50381 901
Ground Training & briefing/debriefing1947947
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 Seinole113273 593
Flight Instructor1138418
Ground Training1538570
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 152101101 099
Aircraft Piper Arrow52091 046
Flight Instructor1538570
Time Building
In order to meet requirements of particular modules trainee will need to enhance his/her experience and build more flight hours. TB is done after issuing of PPL.
Aircraft Cessna 15285988 371
Total EUR35 441

The price is without VAT (+ 21 %).


Training fees are covering the following items and services:

  • All training manuals
  • Access to the Learning Management System and EASA question bank
  • Instructor time for ground school & practical training
  • Planes, including fuel

*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. 

0-300 hours extended course

In order to increase your chances as a low-hour pilot, Flying Academy is offering an extended 0-ATPL(A) training program with 300 hours of flight time that you will gain by the end of the course.

Please follow the link to get more details.

0-ATPL(H)

Change currency

DescriptionAmountUnit price EURTotal EUR
PPL(H)
Helicopter Robinson R224529713 346
Flight Instructor45301 369
Ground Training1913913
PPL(H) Night Rating
Helicopter Robinson R2252971 483
Flight Instructor530152
Ground Training (5 hours)1133133
ATPL(H) theory
ATPL(H) theory12 2432 243
CPL(H)
Helicopter Robinson R22302978 897
Flight Instructor3032970
Time Building
Helicopter Robinson R2210528529 943
Total EUR59 449

The price is without VAT ( +21 %).

Training fees are covering the following items and services:

  • All training manuals
  • Access to the Learning Management System and EASA question bank
  • Instructor time for ground school & practical training
  • Planes, including fuel

*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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