Airline Transport Pilot

Certificate

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Earn your airline transport pilot certificate and acquire the skill and comfort level you’ll need as pilot-in- command on large-scale commercial flights. Being an ATP takes you higher in the aviation world. In this aeronautics program, you’ll complete 1,500 logged flight hours (1,250 hours if you have completed your instrument and commercial ratings through Lynn) to help you gain experience as a commanding pilot. 

What you’ll learn through the ATP certification program

  • Proficiency in reading instruments
  • Maneuvers necessary for commercial flights
  • Aviation law, flight planning, meteorology, operational procedures and navigation

Curriculum & requirements

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Career opportunities

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Estimated tuition

Rates based on flight hours logged.

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Airline transport pilot curriculum

Lynn’s airline transport pilot certification program follows an FAA-approved syllabus. In addition to the ATP requirement of clocking 1,500 flying hours, earning your certificate requires that you complete the following course:

AVM 477 Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Certificate
This course will prepare you for the ground and flight exams from the FAA in order to earn the ATP certificate. These exams include an oral exam on the ground and a check ride with an FAA-approved examiner in the sky.

 ATP requirements include:

Airline transport pilot jobs and careers 

Go straight to the cockpit when you obtain your ATP certification. You’ll be prepared for a career on large-scale commercial flights, including:

  • Captain
  • First officer/co-pilot
  • Senior pilot

Alumni of the Burton D. Morgan College of Aeronautics have used their new ratings and certificates to gain employment with nationally known companies including: 

  • Spirit Airlines 
  • Delta Airlines 
  • United Airlines 
  • American Airlines
  • Atlanta Hartsfield airport authority
  • Opa Locka airport authority
  • CommutAir
  • Republic Airways 

You may also be interested in earning your B.S. in aviation management to pursue a career in one of the following categories:

  •  Air traffic controller
  • Private or commercial pilot
  • Information or HR specialist
  • Corporate manager
  • Airport manager
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