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Airline Transport Pilot (with knowledge exam passed): $1495.00
hours PA23-160 Apache dual, 2 to 3 days, includes oral exam prep and airplane
for flight test. Examiner's fee additional.
The ATP training program described below has worked well for over 90% of
our customers who are current and active pilots. This program is not guaranteed; it is based on average aptitude and a
large amount of self study. If you should require additional instruction, that
training time will be charged at the applicable hourly rates. If you are
able to complete your training ahead of schedule, your cost will be reduced
The flight time required for the ATP varies widely depending on the
applicant's IFR competency. Completing the course in 8.0 hours requires that the
applicant would be able to pass a thorough IFR competency check or military
equivalent prior to beginning the ATP training. If you are a current instrument
instructor, current to IFR in multi engine airplanes under FAR 135, or are an
active US military pilot in multi engine airplanes you should be able to
complete the training in 8.0 hours.
If you meet just the bare currency requirements of 6 approaches within the
last 6 months you will require additional training. If you are rusty on
instrument procedures and uncomfortable in the American IFR system it may take
quite a bit more time. If you are a current US military aviator not familiar
with civilian general aviation procedures you should allow 3 days so you have
time to watch some helpful tapes in our video library. If you are a foreign
pilot without prior experience in the American ATC system you should plan on
about 10 to 12 hours of flight training. American ATC does not follow ICAO
phraseology and controllers frequently speak extremely fast. If you feel that
some additional training may be necessary, please allow additional time and let
us know when you schedule your
Any flight training in excess of the 8.0 hours included in the basic
package will be billed at $155.00 per hour.
ATP Flight Test:
It will consist of a twin engine ILS to a missed approach, an engine out ILS to
a landing, two non precision approaches (VOR,
VOR-DME, NDB or LOC-BC), either twin engine or engine out (one of them a
circle to land). The approaches may be radar vectored or own navigation (full
procedure), and familiarity with procedure turns is required. Also required are
holding patterns (possibly in strong wind conditions), area departure and area
arrival (possibly a DME arc), as well as engine out procedures, steep turns and
imminent stalls solely by instrument reference. An actual engine shut down and
restart (in visual conditions) is also required.
Important Note: Please be sure that you bring all of your logbooks or flight records. You will have to prove your total flight experience, as well as PIC time, cross country and instrument time to the pilot examiner before you are permitted to take the ATP flight test. If you bring only your most recent logbook, it may not show the required total flight experience.
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