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In accordance with Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) Part 61 § 61.156, this course has been developed by CAE to deliver an Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Certification Training Program (CTP) under 14 CFR Part 142 for clients (students) seeking ATP certification. This course addresses ATP certification requirements for transition from commercial pilot certification to an airline transport operational environment. Successful completion of this course will provide students with the necessary background, in terms of knowledge and experience, toward effective integration to the ATP realm.

Course Outline

Course duration: 7 days

  • 32 hours - Ground school
  • 2 hours Flight Training Device (FTD) session
  • 8 hours Full-flight simulator (FFS) sessions (crew)
  • 1 hour ATP CTP Course Exam
Course Content

The content for ground school training includes:

  • Introduction and Administration
  • Aerodynamics-High Altitude Operations
  • Stall Prevention & Recovery
  • Upset Prevention & Recovery
  • Turbine Engines - Overview
  • Transport Aircraft Performance
  • Air Carrier Automation
  • Navigation-Flight Path Warning
  • Air Carrier Safety Culture
  • Checklist Philosophy
  • Communications & Briefings
  • Crew Resource Management
  • Threat & Error Management
  • Leadership
  • Professional Development
  • Fitness for Duty - Fatigue
  • Air Carrier Ground Operations
  • Air Carrier MEL & CDL
  • Air Carrier Operational Control
  • Meteorology-Weather Detection Systems
  • Air Carrier Low Visibility Operations

Simulator sessions

  • FTD - Navigation & Automation
  • FFS – High Altitude Operations, Stall / Upset Prevention & Recovery
  • FFS – Runway Safety & Adverse Weather
Eligibility Requirements

Pilot-in-Command (PIC) and Second-in-Command (SIC) trainees must meet the minimum eligibility requirements of Part 61 § 61.153(b) and (d).

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