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Private Pilot Finish-Up & Time Build

Get credit for previous flight training towards your Private Pilot Certificate.

  • 24 Hours Cessna 172 or Piper Archer Dual Instructions & Flight Checks
  • Hours Time Building (Discounted to $250 per Hour)
  • 12 Hours Pre- and Post-Flight Briefings
  • ATP Training Bundle

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Available only in conjunction with the Airline Career Pilot Program

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You Will Need
  • Private Pilot Finish-Up
  • Hours Time Build
Recommended Option

With only hours, it will be more cost effective to enroll in the Airline Career Pilot Program from zero time, without credit for Private.

Program Details



Full payment is due upon arrival for training. Allocate approximately $800 for checkride fees paid directly to your Designated Pilot Examiner. Please also refer to the Airline Career Pilot Program payment schedule.


Flight Training Centers

This program is offered at all 76 ATP Flight Training Centers, with the exception of the Phoenix - Scottsdale (SDL) training location.



ATP offers a convenient housing option in an upscale, furnished apartment with utilities included. (Phone service is not provided.)


Schedule Your Start Date

Call 904-595-7940 and schedule your Private Pilot Finish-Up Program with the Airline Career Pilot Program. ATP recommends scheduling 30 days in advance for adequate preparation and to ensure availability.



  • All solo requirements must be met per 14 CFR part 61.109(a)(5)
  • Most recent training within last 6 months otherwise additional time will be required
  • FAA 1st Class Medical Certificate
  • Must also schedule your:
    • Airline Career Pilot Program class date, and
    • Time Build program (discounted to $250 per hour) as required to meet the 78 hour total time prerequisite

Proven by Thousands of Graduates Flying for Regional & Major Airlines

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Financing Available

If you need help funding your flight training, ATP is ready to assist. With our easy online application, you can find out what financing offers may be available to you with absolutely no obligation. Loan amounts may cover the cost of tuition, examiners’ fees, and living expenses during training. Start the online financing application today.

Customized Time Build

Depending on how much flight time you have when you start the private pilot finish-up program, you will need a customized time build program to meet the 78 hour total time requirement of the Airline Career Pilot Program.

For just $250 per hour, ATP offers affordable time building to reach 78 hours total time. Maximize the value of your time building with ATP by getting a head start on instrument training. $250 per hour is a dual rate, with fuel, in GPS-equipped CE-172s or PA-28's.

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