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Full Airline Transport Pilot Program

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From Zero to ATPL in only 2 years

Our professional pilot program for the Asian pilots is aiming to prepare students for a direct entry into airlines right after completion of this course

Program Outline

 

our ATPL program is an integrated flight training course from Zero to ICAO Airline Transport Pilot License with Instrument and Multi-engine ratings (CPL/ME/IR), Jet Transition course and Flight Instructor rating.


Quick outline:

  • Over 2000 hours flight time (potential)
  • Pilot internship with salary, US and International
  • Full Commercial and Flight Instructor Licenses
  • Option to obtain Airline Transport License
  • Option to build valuable turbone and jet time as airline intern
  • US & International Airline employment placement
  • Enhanced consulting and visa support
  • 6 months campus accommodation
  • Base cost only $56811.50 USD (plus govn fees)

 

The goal of any student pilot is to achieve sufficient flight time and aeronautical experience to become employable by the airlines. However, most airlines require pilots to hold an Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) issued by a recognized ICAO member state. Our Airline Transport Pilot program offers you exactly that: an ability to study from zero to a full ICAO (FAA) Airline Transport Pilot License in less then two years.

The program is absolutely unique. A very few flight training facilities in the World offer a full Airline Transport Pilot License program because it requires at least 1500 hours of flight time in various flight regimes. However, we are able to offer you this program, because our FTP is an accredited aeronautical college with a special permission from the ministry of immigration to issue students academic F-1 visas. Such visa allows our students to study and, after the achievement of CPL and CFI licenses, undergo structured internship. This internship allows students to build enough flight time to qualify for an Airline transport Pilot License. More and over, our advanced pilot internship partner company is able to offer international ferry pilot employment option to all our graduates in order to allow them to continue developing aviation career and widen their airline employment prospects.

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10 Main Advantages of This Program

This flight training program is engineered by our aviation training consultants: current and active airline pilots, flight instructors and other esteemed aviation professionals who have extensive work experience as pilots in China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong. Our consultant are well aware of challenges that a newly-minted commercial pilots face after they complete flight training and, based on their extensive experience, can help our pilots to overcome such obstacles with ease. Therefore, this flight training program is designed with Ten Most Important Advantages in mind:

Intergrated Part-141 Training Curriculum.

Our flight academy is an accredited college and uses a specially accredited Part 141 flight training curriculum. Such curriculum is highly respected by the airlines and, therefore, gives our our student an important advantage when applying for employment anywhere in the world.

US & International Pilot Internships

Students are able to stay and work as flight instructors and being paid, building valuable flight time to achive a target 1500 flight hours and receive their Airline Transport Pilot License. Pilots are also offered advanced internship as international ferry pilots and airline pilots in the United States for two years, while on F-1 visa OPT work permit.

Fully-accredited College

Our FTP is a fully-accredited aeronautical college. Academic credits earned while studying can be transferred to any other college or university after completion of flight training program, if student wishes to persue advanced degree.

Great Weather All Year Around

Our flight training facilities are located in Florida, United States. Students enjoy a flying weather 365 days a year with very little or no weather-related interruptions. Therefore, our students no issues completing their flight training programs on time.

Around-the-Clock Flight Schedule

Our flight center has over 40 new light training aircraft, including: Cessna 172SP, Piper Cherokee 28, Beech Duchess 76. An in-house team of fully qualified engineers services academy's fleet 7 days a week.

"Airline Employment Ready" Jet Transition Course

Our academy can include a 45 hour special Jet transition training, where pilots who already earned their CPL, complete a 45-hours jet flight training on our in-house Bombardier CRJ-200 simulator.This course gives our graduates an immense advantage over the competition when applying for employment with the airlines.

Low Cost of Training

Our program is priced to be extremely competitive on the international aviation trainin market. In fact, we can guarantee you that no other flight training facility offere better value "Airline Employment Ready" program for this price.

U.S. Student Visa Support

Our company provides special enhanced visa support for all international students. Hence, our applicants enjoy a particularly high student visa approval rate.

Employment Guarantee for Graduates

Al our graduates are offered advanced internship and then a conditional employment with Global Air Ferry. This employment has three main benefits to the pilots: 1) Pilots have an opportunity to continue gaining their flight time through the international cross-country flight experience; 2) pilots get a higher visa approval rates 3) pilots can put this employment as the second professional aviation job in their resumes.

Airline Placement Support

As mentioned above, our graduates will, effectively, have two guaranteed employments right after they complete the flight training program: flight instructor internship with the Aviator College in the United States and international ferry pilot employment with the Global Air Ferry. Based on these employments, graduates will receive three excellent recommendation letters from Aerocadet, from Aviator College and from Global Air Ferry. These letters could be used as valuable supporting documents when applying for employment with any regional and international airlines.

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As you can see, our FPAP-1 flight training program is not just about the flight training: it's a completely integrated and encompassing educational and career development tool which is imperative for anyone who wants to achieve success in the modern aviation industry and become an airline pilot within the shortest time-frame possible.

 

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Program Structure & Timeline

This program is structured in such a way, that every segment leads a young pilot to the ultimate goal: employment in the airlines. The program is divided into the following stages:

1 Enrollment (2-3 months)  

2 CPL/AMEL/ASEL course (6-8 month) USA
3 CFI/CFII/MEI course (2-3 months) USA
4 CPT Internship (flight instructor) (6-11 months) USA
5 OPT Internship (airline/charter pilot) (12 months) USA

6 Structured internship International (12 months) Int.

 

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All stages of flight training are conducted in the United States to a very high standard by an accredited college. After the completion of flight training, student will be offered internship as a flight instructor and an ability to build a very important to career development flight time. After pilot achieves1500 hours of flight time, student will be able to obtain his/her ATPL and proceed with the secondary internship working as an international ferry pilot with Global Aif Ferry. This internship will allows student to continue gaining valuable experience working as a professional pilot and building more complex cross-country flight time. As early as stage 4, applications will be assistaed with application to such airlines as Cathay Pacific, Air Asia, Lion Air, Singapore Airlines, Air China, Chinese Airlines, Air Hong Kong, Malaysian Airlines, Jet Star, Tiger Air and many more.

More details about the program segments:

Enrollment. At this stage, student will be required to complete enrollment application form (here >>>) and provide documents for initial consideration by our company. After application details and document screening, student will be contacted for the initial interview to check his knowledge of English. our requirements are simple: high school diploma (or higher), English knowledge on upper-intermediate level or better, international passport and good health with no disqualifying conditions (see full list of enrollment requirements here >>>) Once all requirements are satisfied, the student will be furnished with the flight training agreement, visa support paperwork, preliminary aviation training study materials and TSA security clearance.

Aviation English. After arrival in the US, students will be required to undergo s test for ICAO-4 English certificate. Those who do not pass the test from the first time, will be offered a short training course (1-2 months, depending on the level of student's English) in order to pass the test the second time. Such training will include general Aviation English terminology, Radio-Telephony, and initial aviation theory. In addition to the aviation-related studies, students become fully submerged in a dense English-speaking environment which helps them to develop excellent English skills and obtain ICAO 5 or even 6 level certificates by the time they complete their flight training program.

Academics and flight training. After arrival in the United States at our flight training center, a student will undergo a short FAA pilot medical. After this, student will start his/her theoretical and practical training: ground school and flying. We aim to conduct at least 3-4 hours of ground school every day and 2-3 hours of flight training together with the ground school. The flight training segment will be subdivided into Private, Instrument, Commercial and Instructor courses, each giving the student a higher aeronautical license and grade. Once the student has completed his/her Flight Instructor License course, the structured internship may begin.

Curriculum Practical Training USA*. Student, or at this point, a fully-qualified FAA commercial pilot and a flight instructor, will be offered opportunity to work as a flight instructor in our academy under the CPT (Curricular Practical Training) program of their F-1 visa. During this period, student may obtain up to 1500 of total flight time, including at least 500 hours of cross-country time, 100 hours of instrument time and 75 hours of night time. Approximately 25% of this flight time will be conducted on multi-engine aircraft. All of the flight time will be logged as PIC (Pilot-In-Command) and in multi-crew environment. Internship is limited to 18 months.

Optional Practical Training USA** The student's F-1 visa also offers a unique opportunity to work under the OPT (Optional Practical Training) program ourside of the academy. Such program allowes pilots to build valuable turbine and/or jet time in business jet or passenger class aircraft and gain experience working for charter companies or airlines in the United States. This option is available for those students who worked under CPT for less then 12 months and is limited to another 12 months of OPT. Our company will assist graduates with various US airline employment options.

Airline Pilot License. Once the student achieves required for ATPL flight time (1250/500/100/75), he/she will be able to take theoretical and practical exams to obtain Airline Transport Pilot License. This process should take about one month.

International Airline Employment Assistance. At this point, our company will continue fostering your pilot career by offering a comprehensive airline employment support with the leading airlines in Asian and Middle East.

Structured internship (International)***. This optional internship course is offered to our graduates who want to continues building valuable flight time and grown their aviation experience by working as international airctaft delivery pilot for our partner, Global Air Holding Ltd located in Hong Kong SAR. This company is specializing in aircaft sales and delivery from the United States to Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia for their international clients. Expected pilot salary is $2500 – $4500 per aircaft transfer.

We are confident, that in view of growing pilot deficit in the World, and a unique and robust nature of our ATPL program, Students will be able to obtain airline employment within 2-4 months after completion of their internships.

 

*USA CPT internship is limited to 18 months, with recommended duration of 6-11 months. There is no obligation or training bonds. Pilots are free to leave internship at any time without penalties. Conditions of internship include the following requirements: passage of all FAA theoretical exams with a grade or 85% or more; not more then one FAA practical exam failure; no accidents, accidents or FAA violations during training phase; English level ICAO5 or higher and ability to communicate in English clearly (with the flight students). This Internship if offered ONLY to graduates of Aerocadet's Full Professinal Airline Pilot flight training program or Aerocadet's Degree Program, who studied from either Zero or PPL levels.

**USA OPT internship is limited to 12 months, with recommended duration of 12 months and optional extension for up to 24 months. Pilots are free to leave internship at any time without penalties. Conditions of internship include: completion of the CPT internship, good overall conduct, absense of accidens, incidents, DUIs and FAA violations.

***International internship is limited to 12 months. There is no obligation or training bonds. Pilots are free to leave internship at any time without penalties. Conditions of internship include the following requirements: no accidents, accidents or FAA violations; English level ICAO5 or higher. Completion of " USA internship" and at least 1500 hours of flight time. This Internship if offered ONLY to graduates of Aerocadet's Full Professinal Airline Pilot flight training program or Aerocadet's Degree Program, who studied from either Zero or PPL levels.

 

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Flight & Ground Training

Raich Aerospace Group LLC Aviator DBA Sovrasco LLC Aerocadet DBA Global Air Ferry DBA Here is the summary of what students will get during the flight training stage of our program:

2500+ hours of total flight time 316+ hours ground of school
  76 hours of Private Pilot ground school
  40 hours of Private Pilot flight training
  60 hours of Instrument Rating ground school
  40 hours of Instrument Rating flight training
  60 hours of Commercial Pilot ground school
  120 hours of Commercial Pilot flight training (ASEL/AMEL)
  120 hours of FAA Instructor ground school (CFI, CFII, MEI)
  25 hours of FAA Instructor flight training (CFI, CFII, MEI)
  500 hours of standardization and CPT internship
  1000 hours of Flight Instructor Internship (up to 12 months)
  1000 hours of Airline Pilot Internship (up to 12 months)*
  350 hours of Ferry Pilot Internship (up to 12 months)**

 

** Airline Pilot Internship is available with the College's recommendation after achieving excellent employment evaluation, and at regional airlines only. Available aircraft types are: ERJ-145, ERJ-170/175, CRJ-200/700/900.

** International Commercial Ferry Pilot internship is offered as an add-on at $1750 per student. Pilots fly various light piston and turbo-prop (with MTOW below 5700 kg.) aircraft from various locations in the USA to delivery locations in Europe, Asia Africa and Middle East. Jet type-ratings are available at additional cost for pilots who want to ferry light and medium jets.

 

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Licensing

Raich Aerospace Group LLC Aviator DBA Sovrasco LLC Aerocadet DBA Global Air Ferry DBA Students will obtain the following internationally recognized FAA-ICAO aeronautical licenses:

  PPL Private Pilot License
  CPL Commercial Pilot License
  CFI Certified Flight Instructor License
  IR Instrument Rating
  ME Multi-Engine Rating
  SE Single-Engine Rating
ATPL Airline Transport Pilot License (after 1500 hours flight time)

 

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Academics

Raich Aerospace Group LLC Aviator DBA Sovrasco LLC Aerocadet DBA Global Air Ferry DBA

The academics in our academy are fully-accredited college course and each carry certain amount of academic credits that may be transfered to any other college or university upon completion of student's program. Students will take the following subject which have the following academic credit values:

First Year Flight Training Courses:

Private Pilot Ground School 5 credit hours
Private Pilot Flight Training 2 credit hours
Multi-Engine Pilot Ground School 1 credit hour
Multi-Engine Flight Training .5 credit hour
Instrument Rating Ground School 4 credit hours
Instrument Rating Flight Training 2 credit hours
Commercial Pilot Ground School 4 credit hours
Commercial Pilot Flight Training 3.5 credit hour
Commercial Pilot Flight Training Lab 3 credit hours
  Total: 25 C.H.

Aviation Electives

Pilot Career Planning and Interviewing 1 credit hours
ATPL Certification Training Program Theory 1 credit hours
  Total: 6 C.H.

Additional Training Courses

Fundamentals of Instructing 2 credit hours
Flight Instructor Airplane Theory 3 credit hours
Flight Instructor Instrument Theory 3 credit hours
Flight Instructor Certification Course 1 credit hours
141 Flight Instruction Standardization 1.5 credit hours
CRJ Simulator Course Theory 3 credit hours
Jet Transition Course Lab 1.5 credit hours
Aviation Internship I 3.5 credit hours
Aviation Internship II 3.5 credit hours
  Total: 22 C.H.
  Total academic credit hours: 53

 

The listed above academic courses and their respective credit hour ratings may be converted into any college or university accreditation scale using the standard European Academic Credit Transfer System (details from Wikipedia article here >>>)

 

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Accommodation

Raich Aerospace Group LLC Aviator DBA Sovrasco LLC Aerocadet DBA Global Air Ferry DBA During the primary stage of training, flight students are required to stay at the FTP campus (6-8 months) located in Fort Pierce, Florida, and are allowed to move to personal accommodation once they start their paid internship as a flight instructor. The quality of campus accommodation is comparable to any public American college or university campuses, and includes such amenities as swimming pool, dining hall, air conditioning, cable TV, high speed Internet, pilot shop and access to other student services. Students are offered standard shared room accommodation (two people in one room) and have an upgrade option to a non-shared accommodation.

Campus is located only a few minutes walk from the airport and approximately 10-15 minutes from the beach.

Six (6) months of standard (shared) accommodation is included in our ATPL program.

 

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Cost

Raich Aerospace Group LLC Aviator DBA Sovrasco LLC Aerocadet DBA Global Air Ferry DBA The price for our ATPL flight training program is one of the lowest on the World aviation training market. Here is what's included in the basic package:

Six months of campus accommodation

Administrative and consulting services

F-1 Visa support services

Basic Flight Instructor Internship

Recommendation Letters and Employment Support

 

Cost of Full Professional Pilot Program: $56811.50


In addition to the base cost, we offer upgrades and discounts. Some upgrades are required (for example, if you don't have ICAO-4 certification, you will be required to go through ICAO-4 English ground school), some are optional. Also, we offer discounts to already existing ICAO PPL holders, or students who chose to live outside of campus due to family considerations.

All government fees (USCIS, TSA, FAA, SEVIS, etc) + $5175
Accommodation deposit, cleaning and maibox fees + $310
ICAO-4 Aviation English certification + $550
Holder of current and valid ICAO PPL (discount) - $10207
Out of campus accommodation (discount) - $3300

 

Additional Services

(Offered only by "Aerocadet")

We also offer a unique range of specialized services for Asian pilots from China, Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, India and Hong Kong.

FAA to CAAC/DGCA/DCA license conversion + $3500
International Ferry Pilot Internship + $1750

* All prices are in United States Dollars.

 
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Payment Structure

Raich Aerospace Group LLC Aviator DBA Sovrasco LLC Aerocadet DBA Global Air Ferry DBA Our academy does not require students to pay for the entire flight training program in advance. We have a payment structure that needs to be followed by all students, with some exception. Students must submit the following payments:

(1) [1] Refundable* enrollment deposit, which is a minimum of 5% of the base training cost ($2750) plus academic transcripts validation and certification fees ($550), plus any other additional services requested by the student. This deposit is included in the total flight training program estimate cost and is required for reservation of student's place in campus, classes, as well as fees for processing of paperwork.

[2] First tuition installment of $20,000 after the arrival in the United States.

[3] Second tuition installment of $20,000 sixty days after payment of the first tuition installment

[4] Third tuition installment mist include the remaning outstanding balance and be submitted sixty days after payment of the second tuition installment. If student applied and qualified for the Financial Aid program (not more then 25% of the total estimated program cost), the last payment may be submitted by the financial aid company.

* conditions of deposit refund are outlined in the flight training agreement, which students are required to sign upon enrollment and before any payments are due

 

Financial Aid

Raich Aerospace Group LLC Aviator DBA Sovrasco LLC Aerocadet DBA Global Air Ferry DBA Our company can provide administrative support for students to obtain Financial Aid from their respective banks and financial institutions. Such support is offered by providing conditional employment offer letters and training bond contracts. Read Details HERE >>>

Please note: Aerocadet does not provide flight training sponsorships.

 

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