The Airline Transport Rating

"The Airline Transport Pilot Multi-Engine certificate is the crown jewel of pilot ratings and is required for pilots flying passengers or cargo under Part 121 and some Part 135 operations. Whether you intend to use the rating as a professional aviator, think you may use it in the future or want to get it simply to be able to say the letters ATP are printed on the back of your pilot's certificate, the rating confirms you are on the same level as the guy up front when you're sitting cramped into row 34 of a jampacked airliner."

- Flying Magazine

The ATP is the highest level of certification that the FAA awards a pilot. Piston2Jet is ready to provide the preparatory training for your ATP check ride by providing expert instruction by senior instructors who've "been there and done that".

It is recommended that you have your ATP-CTP course completed prior to starting ATP flight training with us. The ATP course takes approximately 10 to 15 hours of flight instruction and equal time in ground instruction. When you feel as though you are ready and have met all of the prerequisites, you may self-endorse for the check ride.

An unrestricted ATP requires that the pilot be 23 years of age, complete the following prerequisites and have the minimum flight experience below:

  • 1,500 total time

  • 500 hours cross-country

  • 100 hours night

  • 75 hours instrument

  • 250 hours PIC

  • 50 hours of multiengine (if pursuing ATP multiengine)

  • Completion of the ATP-CTP course

  • Pass the ATP written exam

For more information on our Airline Transport Pilot training click here and one of our flight instructors will contact you to answer all of your questions.