Airline Transport Pilot License – ATPL

Pliot Licences & Ratings

Airline transport pilot

An airline transport pilot (commonly called an “ATP“) is tested to the highest level of piloting ability. The certificate is a prerequisite for acting as a pilot-in-command (Captain) in scheduled airline operations.
The minimum pilot experience is 1,500 hours of flight time, 500 hours of cross-country flight time, 100 hours of night flight time, and 75 hours instrument operations time (simulated or actual). Other requirements include being 23 years of age, an instrument rating, being able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language, a rigorous written examination, and being of good moral character.[12]