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ATP Certificate Airline Transport Pilot


The first step toward the Airline Transport Pilot certificate is the Airline Transport Pilot Certification Training Program (ATP CTP). This FAA approved program meets the requirements of FAR §61.156. It bridges the knowledge gap between a pilot who holds a commercial pilot certificate and a pilot operating in an air carrier environment. Successful completion of the ATP CTP makes you eligible to take the ATP Multi-Engine (ATM) knowledge test. The ATP CTP is approved to train veterans under the GI Bill®.

Type Rating Options for A320

FAA approved type rating course utilizing a full flight simulator in Dallas, Texas. Having a type rating will make you more competitive in the airline pilot job market, and open opportunities with carriers like Spirit, JetBlue, and others. Type rating courses are approved to train veterans under the GI Bill®.

* Discounted type rating prices shown based on pairing you with another student.

Note: 14 CFR part 142 programs provided by ATP Jet Simulation, Inc.

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ATP Certification Process

Effective August 1, 2014, new eligibility requirements and a new knowledge test for the Airline Transport Pilot Certificate took effect. ATP certification now requires an academic ground school and FAA knowledge test before the ATP practical test.

  1. ATP CTP
  2. ATM Knowledge Test
  3. ATP Practical Test or Type Rating

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Financing Options Available

Lenders offer their best loan products to ATP students.

Sallie Mae offers student loans to ATP Type Rating and ATP CTP applicants. Only ATP can get you access to student loans like these.

Loan amounts may include the cost of the program and living expenses incurred during training. Apply now with no obligation to start training or accept an offer.

What Others Have to Say

The level of instruction was top notch! It was amazing how the instructors took so much knowledge of the A320 and were able to break it down in easy to learn chunks. The flow of the program was great. I would recommend this program to other pilots, and already have!

Joshua Scott

ATP Jets Graduate