ATP-CTP Course

The Airline Transport Pilot Certification Training Program (ATP-CTP) is a training requirement for pilots wishing to qualify for the FAA Airline Transport Pilot Exam since 2014. Pan Am Flight Academy offers an ATP-CTP pilot training course that meets all FAA 14 CFR 61.156 requirements. 

Requirements include having 1,500 hours before applying for an ATP certificate; this is a combination of 500 hours of cross-country time, 100 hours of night flight, 50 hours in the type airplane for the rating, 75 hours of instrument time, and 250 hours of time as pilot in command (PIC), and more, unless otherwise exempt. 

Pan Am’s ATP-CTP course can take as little as five (5) days in a combination of classroom and simulator time. 

At Pan Am Flight Academy classes are offered on a weekly basis at the Miami locations. Pan Am provides customers with the best possible commercial aviation training, to give you the most value for your career in aviation.

Airline Transport Pilot Certification Training Course

Course Breakdown & Core Academic Subjects

The ATP-CTP Course includes the below. Programs can be completed in as little as 5 days.

Core academic courses subjects include:

Our ATP-CTP classes start every Monday

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Yes, all non‐US citizens are required to complete a Category 1 TSA training request and receive approval. Additional costs apply.

The Airline Transport Pilot Certification Training Program (ATP CTP) is a stand‐alone course pre‐requisite for the ATP written exam for multiengine. The course is FAA Approved.

30 hours of Academic Training including Aerodynamics, Meteorology, Air Carrier Operations, Leadership, CRM and Safety.

  • 4 hours – Fixed Based Simulator
  • 6 hours – Full Motion Flight Simulator
  • Program can be completed in as little as 5 Days

Training duration is subject to change without notice.


No, ATP CTP is NOT a type rating course. It is a stand‐alone pre‐requisite requirement for the ATP written exam for multiengine.

No, ATP CTP requires no advanced preparation. The required content is all delivered as part of the course and no aircraft‐specific information is required.

No, ATP CTP training does not provide specific preparation toward the ATP written exam. The course has specific content related to large, transport category aircraft and airline operations and is a pre‐requisite for the ATP Written Exam for multiengine.

ATP multiengine written exam results are valid for 60 calendar months.

No, there is no requirement to take the ATP CTP if pursuing the single‐engine ATP. The ATP CTP requirement only applies to multiengine ATP Written Exam.

At the conclusion of ATP CTP training, you will receive a graduation certificate which must be presented at an FAA written testing center in order to take the ATP written exam for multiengine.

No, there is no expiration for the ATP CTP graduation certificate.