ATP Elevate Ground School Prepares You to Become an Airline Pilot

ATP Elevate Ground SchoolAirline Career Pilot Program Exclusive

As an Airline Career Pilot Program student, you’ll attend ATP Elevate for private pilot, instrument, and CFI Academy ground school. A total of 14 weeks of Elevate ground school sets the foundation for your aeronautical knowledge and complements your flight lessons and one-on-one briefings with your instructor.

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Interactive, Instructor-Led

Ground school delivered by ATP’s award-winning senior instructors, setting a solid foundation for your flight training.

Nationwide Virtual Attendance

Allows you to attend from the convenience of your home and connect with fellow students across the country.

Fourteen Weeks of Ground School

Available daily during the private pilot, instrument, and CFI Academy stages of your flight training.

Included in the Cost of Program

This ATP-exclusive resource is included in the cost of your program, and there are no additional lessons or subscriptions you need to purchase.

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Fourteen Weeks Interactive, Instructor-Led Ground SchoolSet the Foundation for Your Success

Private Pilot Ground School

During the private pilot stage of training, you’ll begin attending ATP Elevate ground school. Ground school sessions are made available twice per day, four days per week. In conjunction with your flight lessons, you’ll attend two to three sessions per week and complete 30 hours of private pilot ground school over the course of seven weeks.

7 wks

During Private Pilot Stage

Instrument Ground School

Five weeks of ATP Elevate instrument ground school is included in the Airline Career Pilot Program. Like the private pilot stage, you’ll attend two to three sessions per week, for a total of 28 hours of instrument ground school. Covering topics such as weather theory and instrument flight rules (IFR), you’ll gain a thorough understanding of instrument flight while learning from your instructor in the aircraft and simulator.

5 wks

During Instrument Stage

Flight Instructor Ground School

The first portion of CFI Academy is delivered virtually, where you’ll attend ATP Elevate full time. During this comprehensive two week ground school program, you’ll learn the fundamentals of instruction from ATP’s nationally awarded instructors.

2 wks

During CFI Stage

Seven Months Fast Track

Complete all the certifications you need for employment as a professional pilot in just seven months.

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Full-Time Flight Training

Immerse yourself in aviation as you train full time on the fastest track to becoming an airline pilot, with every day a mix of different training events.

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