Do you know a good ATPL school?

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carlapilot
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Do you know a good ATPL school?

Postby carlapilot » Mon Aug 27, 2018 6:56 am

Hi everyone! I've just finished my PPL and I'm looking for a good ATPL school anywhere in Europe...or anywhere in the world to gain experience...
It's such a hard choice! I am open minded to any place.
I want to avoid low quality cheating schools (who just take your money, without proper training). Please give me some suggestions, how to compare the schools! If you have any personal experience, please let know!
Thank you!

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Re: Do you know a good ATPL school?

Postby HAPPYDAN » Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:53 am

Congratulations, Carla! While I can't help with your question, another forum, Pilots of America/Training, certainly can. You might try them.

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Re: Do you know a good ATPL school?

Postby jarinawoz » Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:18 am

As I have this question, I also use pilots of america and many forums. .
I ask everywhere! more opinion is the better! :D
The main problem is the ground studies ... hard to find a good school. Even Im also opened to travel everywhere in the world...to connect studies with travel and new experience

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Re: Do you know a good ATPL school?

Postby jarinawoz » Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:21 am

let's search together
:D
carlapilot wrote:Hi everyone! I've just finished my PPL and I'm looking for a good ATPL school anywhere in Europe...or anywhere in the world to gain experience...
It's such a hard choice! I am open minded to any place.
I want to avoid low quality cheating schools (who just take your money, without proper training). Please give me some suggestions, how to compare the schools! If you have any personal experience, please let know!
Thank you!

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Re: Do you know a good ATPL school?

Postby drseti » Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:09 am

carlapilot wrote: Please give me some suggestions, how to compare the schools


Carla,
Any reputable flight school should be willing to provude you with references. You can learn much by contacting graduates, and asking not just about their training experiences, but also their career trajectories.
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Re: Do you know a good ATPL school?

Postby TimTaylor » Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:19 am

I think you may be premature in looking for an ATP school. In Europe, I think you need 1500 hours and CPL.
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Re: Do you know a good ATPL school?

Postby 3Dreaming » Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:27 pm

TimTaylor wrote:I think you may be premature in looking for an ATP school. In Europe, I think you need 1500 hours and CPL.


Most of the 141 schools have an accelerated ATP program that will let you get it at 1200 hours. To be eligible you enter the program with no more than a private pilot certificate. They don't even want you to have the instrument knowledge test passed.

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Re: Do you know a good ATPL school?

Postby TimTaylor » Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:39 am

3Dreaming wrote:
TimTaylor wrote:I think you may be premature in looking for an ATP school. In Europe, I think you need 1500 hours and CPL.


Most of the 141 schools have an accelerated ATP program that will let you get it at 1200 hours. To be eligible you enter the program with no more than a private pilot certificate. They don't even want you to have the instrument knowledge test passed.


How many of those 1200 hours do they provide? Must be terribly expensive.
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Re: Do you know a good ATPL school?

Postby 3Dreaming » Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:13 pm

TimTaylor wrote:
3Dreaming wrote:
TimTaylor wrote:I think you may be premature in looking for an ATP school. In Europe, I think you need 1500 hours and CPL.


Most of the 141 schools have an accelerated ATP program that will let you get it at 1200 hours. To be eligible you enter the program with no more than a private pilot certificate. They don't even want you to have the instrument knowledge test passed.


How many of those 1200 hours do they provide? Must be terribly expensive.


I'm not really sure how many hours must be done with them. I think there might be some flexibility in building hours after the commercial.


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