Commercial Pilot Training Programme
The Commercial Pilots Licence course, once successfully completed, allows you to be paid to fly. When combined with the MEP, ME/IR and MCC/JOC courses, you are able to apply for employment as a First Officer in an airline.
Another good option, is to undertake training as a Flight Instructor by attending and completing a course, you can then train other whilst gaining both hours and experience.
The Commercial Pilots Licence (CPL) course is a 25-hour course best completed in block of about three weeks. The flying is conducted in both the Piper Warrior aircraft and the more complex Piper Arrow which is equipped with a variable-pitch propeller and retractable undercarriage.
At the end of the course, you will complete a CPL Skills Test with an examiner demonstrating both your navigation and general aircraft handling skills.
In order to start training, you must be able to meet the following pre-entry requirements:
- Have passed the 14 EASA ATPL(A) examinations
- PPL(A) holder with 175 hrs total flight time
- 100 hrs pilot-in-command (PIC)
- Completed a 300nm cross-country flight including 2 full-stop landings at airfields other than your starting point.
- Hold a valid Class 1 Medical certificate.
- Hold a Night Rating
Once you have your Commercial Pilots Licence (CPL), the next step in becoming a professional pilot is to complete some or all of the following courses:
- Multi-Engine Piston (MEP) Rating
- Multi-Crew Cooperation (MCC) and Jet Orientation Course (JOC)
- Instrument Rating (IR)
- Flight Instructor (FI)
ICAO Licence Conversions
We will be happy give you advise and help on how to convert your ICAO Licence over to a UK CAA Licence, Due to the bespoke nature of each conversion, please contact us via the contacts page.