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Our Zero to Airline Pilot training takes students with no previous flying experience up to ‘Commercial Pilot’ with a Frozen ATPL in around 18 to 20 months from where they are then eligible to join the airlines as a First Officer. The training covers all levels from no experience to professional European Commercial Pilot’s Licence with a Multi-Engine and Instrument Rating.

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Our Zero to Airline Pilot training takes students with no previous flying experience up to ‘Commercial Pilot’ with a Frozen ATPL in around 18 to 20 months from where they are then eligible to join the airlines as a First Officer. The training covers all levels from no experience to professional European Commercial Pilot’s Licence with a Multi-Engine and Instrument Rating.

Part 1 – Private Pilot Level

Private Pilots Licence

The aim of the PPL training is to teach the student pilot to fly safely and efficiently by day. The Private Pilot licence can be extended by the qualification for a Night Rating and Basic Instrument Flight Module, or to continue your flight training towards a commercial licence or an airline pilot.

Course Duration:

Full Time – 2 to 3 Months

Pre entry Requirements:

  • Must be 16 years old to start.
  • Class 2 medical certificate and be over 16 years old to go solo.
  • Be 17 years old for Licence Issue.

The PPL Course Consists Of:

  • Minimum 45 hours Total Flight Time.
  • Minimum of 25 hours of dual instruction.
  • Minimum of 10 hours of solo flight.
  • 9 Ground Theory Exams.
Part 2 – Airline Transport Pilot License Theory

European Pilot Academy EASA ATPL Ground Theory is a state-of-the-art digital training system. Our residential and distance learning modules allow you to progress at your own pace. It has been carefully designed to split the subjects across modules; each module has a distance learning phase followed by a classroom revisions to consolidate your learning, correct any misunderstandings and prepare you for the ATPL theoretical exams.

  • Instrumentation.
  • Aviation Law.
  • Operational Procedures.
  • Human Performance.
  • Principles of Flight.
  • Performance.
  • Radio Navigation.
  • General Navigation.
  • VFR Communications.
  • IFR Communications.
  • Meteorology.
  • Flight Planning.
  • Aircraft General Knowledge.
  • Mass & Balance.
Part 3 – Advanced Flight Training

Step 1 – Night Rating and Basic Instrument Flight Module

During the ATPL theory training program, the following training will be conducted:

  • 5 Hours of night flight training
  • 5 Hours of Instrument Flight training
  • 5 Hours of Instrument FSTD / FNPTll Simulator training

FNPT II Flight Simulator
The flight simulator will be used at an elementary level as a generic piston engine aircraft to provide students with their initial instrument training to their full potential for more advanced systems training and type-specific conversion training.

Step 2 – 84 flight hours PIC flying program

Student pilots will be required to continue the flying to build the flight experience required towards the Multi Engine rating, Instrument rating and Commercial Pilot Licence. The PIC flight time will support the student pilot to develop the flying skills required while being assessed for the required skills as well as learning new ones.

Step 3 – Multi Engine Rating

The multi engine class rating allows a single engine pilot to transit to the twin engine aircraft under visual flight rules (VFR). This is also officially the start of the commercial pilot training providing a certain insight into airline and multi crew conditions. The Multi Engine Piston class rating (MEP) briefings are conducted together with the pre-flight briefings which happen before all dual flights.
The pre-flight briefings include a statement of the aim of the exercise and an explanation of what will be taught by the instructor and what will be practiced by the student during flight. There will be a post-flight briefing after each flight. These will discuss all major points made during the flight, clarifying queries the student has and indicating any progress the student might have.

  • 7 Hours Ground school
  • 6 Hours of Multi Engine flight training
  • 2 Hours ME Skill test

The following topics are covered in the ground school and briefings:

  • Safety Briefing
  • Airplane Systems
  • Limitations
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Propeller Theory
  • Multi-engine Principles of Flight
  • Minimum Control and safety speeds
  • Mass and Balance
  • Effect of Engine Failure on systems and aeroplane performance
  • Mass and Performance
  • MEP Class Rating Privileges and Revalidation/Renewal
Part 4 – Professional Flight Training

Instrument Rating

The aim of the Instrument Rating (IR) modular course is to train PPL(A) or CPL(A) holders to a standard that will allow them to operate aeroplanes under instrument flight rules and in instrumental meteorological conditions. The IR module consists of flying training in the Piper Seneca for the multiengine IR and the FNPT II for the synthetic portion of the training.

Course Duration:

  • Approximately 5 weeks.

Pre Entry Requirements

  • Hold a current aeroplane licence, PPL or CPL.
  • Have met the Night Qualification requirements.
  • Hold a current class 1 medical.
  • Passed ATPL exams.
  • Total 50 hours PIC (Pilot In Command).

The IR course consists of:

  • 15 hours flying instruction on Piper Seneca.
  • 30 hours flying instruction in the Simulator.

Once these are completed to the satisfactory standards, the student will be allowed to attempt the IR Skill Test

There are 2 progress tests:
1. Conducted at the end of the synthetic flight training.
2. During student’s assessment to undertake the IR skill test.

Ground Briefings
The pre-flight briefings include a statement of the aim of the exercise and an explanation of what will be taught by the instructor and what will be practiced by the student during flight.

There will be a post-flight briefing after each flight. These will discuss all major points made during the flight, clarifying queries the student has and indicating any progress the student might have.

Part 5 – Commercial Pilot Training

The Commercial Pilot Training is conducted at our home base airport, where aircraft, and instructors are always available, allowing the student pilot to concentrate on training in a highly enjoyable environment.

The CPL will raise the standard of flying to a level where one can surpass and improve their level of flying skills.

Course Duration:

  • 4 to 5 weeks.

Pre Entry Requirements:

  • Hold a current Class 1 Medical Certificate
  • Be the holder of a PPL.
  • 150 hours flight time as pilot (100 as Pilot in
  • Command).
  • Passed ATPL theory examinations.
  • Completed a Night Rating.

The CPL course consists of:

  • Minimum 25 hours dual flying instruction on the Warrior/Seneca.

For holders of IR /ME Licence:

  • 5 hours flying instruction on Piper Seneca.
  • 10 hours flying instruction on Piper Warrior.

Requirements for licence issue:

  • 18 years of age.
  • 200 hours total flying time to include:
  • Minimum 100 Hours PIC.
  • Minimum 20 Hours VFR Cross Country.
  • A cross country flight of at least 300nm landing in at least 2 different aerodromes apart from the departure aerodrome.

Starting Date for 0 to Airline course:

July 2014

February 2015