Choose the most professional ATP-CTP course available!

FTI’s ATP-CTP curriculum has been rated one of the best in the country!

The Airline Transport Pilot Certification Training Program (ATP-CTP) is a prerequisite to the Airline Transport Pilot Knowledge Test (ATP Written).  The ATP-CTP course includes 30 hours of classroom training followed by 10 hours of FSTD training.

Topics include: aerodynamics, automation, adverse weather conditions, air carrier operations, transport airplane performance, professionalism and leadership development, runway incursion avoidance, stall prevention and recovery, high altitude operations and crosswind takeoffs and landings in adverse weather.  FTI offers the ATP-CTP program at its 3 locations several times each month.

ATP-CTP Course Details:

  • Ground Training 30 Hours
  • FSTD Training – 10 hours
    – 4 hours Fixed Base Simulator (FBS)
    – 6 hours Full Flight Simulator (FFS)
  • ATP Knowledge Test (ATP Written)

Ground Training Subjects

  • Aerodynamics: 8 Hours
  • Meteorology: 2 Hours
  • Air Carrier Operations: 14 Hours
  • Leadership/Professional Development CRM and Safety Culture: 6 Hours

Total: 30 Hours

  • Aerodynamics: 8 Hours
  • Meteorology: 2 Hours
  • Air Carrier Operations: 14 Hours
  • Leadership/Professional Development CRM and Safety Culture: 6 Hours

Total: 30 Hours

FBS Training

  • Demonstration-based training and experience-based training.
  • “Demo and do” type of training where the instructor demonstrates a maneuver, and the student repeats it.
  • Navigation
  • Flight Management System
  • Automation including Autoflight

Total: 4 Hours

Full Flight Simulator Training

  • Runway Safety
  • Adverse Weather Conditions
  • Ground Operations
  • High Altitude Operations
  • Stall and Upset Prevention and Recovery

Total: 6 Hours

Price: $4595

  • Includes initial ATP written exam
  • Approximately 6-7 Days

STAND OUT AMONG THE REST: many pilots completing the ATP written want to earn their ATP as well as a Type Rating in the same aircraft in which they did their ATP-CTP training.  Ask an FTI associate for details!

ATP-CTP Course Instruction

The FAA requires all pilots to take the ATP-CTP course before taking the ATP Knowledge Test (ATP Written).

ATP-CTP Course Schedule

Denver Miami Dallas
February 26 – – – – – –
March 12
March 26
March 4 March 20
 April 2
April 23
 April 9 – – –
May 14
May 28
May 7 May 21
June 11
June 18
 June 4  June 25
July 16
July 30
July 9  July 23
 August 13
August 27
 August 6 August 20
September 17
September 24
September 10 – – –

Call us at +1-303-329-0999 for details and additional course dates or send an inquiry through our web form located on our Contact Us page.

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