Airline Transport Pilot

How to Become an Airline Transport Pilot?

An AIRLINE TRANSPORT PILOT (ATP) is an airplane pilot who has earned his or her certificate. A typical ATP certificate takes over two years to obtain. During that time, an aspiring ATP must pass a series of exams and gain 1500 hours of flight time. Some military pilots who want to become airline transport pilots can complete the requirements by accumulating 750 hours of flight time and completing flight simulator training. Having this license is the highest level of certification available for pilots. The ATP certificate is required for flight crew on a Part 121 airline or as Pilot in…
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