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Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL)

Take your aviation career to the next level with the highest level of aircraft certificate

If you always known that a career in airlines is for you, then look no further than the Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) For people that feel that a career in airlines is their lifelong goal, the ATPL is the ultimate destination.
The ATPL – and aviation in general – requires time, patience and a love for everything aviation. After all, you will potentially be flying Boeings, Airbuses, or similar commercial planes, so choose Wings Over Africa because our pilots become captains.

This is the license required to enter the airline world of aviation and to operate as a pilot in command on large multi -crew aircraft. This is the highest obtainable license in the aviation industry.

ATPL Requirements

Practical Requirements:

Theoretical Requirements:

You may however write the ATPL subjects before accumulating the 1500 hour and qualifying for a ‘Frozen ATPL’ until you meet the hour requirements. A frozen Airline Transport Pilot License is a Commercial Pilot License with the ATPL subjects passed.

The ATPL test must be completed in a multiengine aircraft in an actual or simulated multi-crew and instrument flight rules (IFR) scenario conducted by a designated flight examiner.

Pilot Training

Pilot ratings refer to licensing or certification permits on how to operate aircraft that are issued by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in each country establishing that the holder has met a specific set of knowledge and experience requirements.

You need to take a flying test to complete the certification. It is important to note that there are different certification practices and standards between different countries.