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70 Days

Flying Hours Included

96 Simulation Hours

End Qualifications

A320/B738 Type Rating

Airline Pilot Preparation Program (APPP)

Bridging the Gap and Fast-Track your career

The Airline Pilot Preparation Program (APPP) is a seamless training pathway developing Airline "Line Ready" candidates from Single Pilot ME CPL level, to the competencies required for the issue of a B737NG/A320 Type Rating with the successful candidate ready to commence operator specific line operations training.

Fast-Track your entry into scheduled airline operations

APPP Features & Benefits

  • B738/A320 Type Rating
  • 8 Phase 10 week program
  • Structured Evidence Based Training outcomes (EBT)
  • Seamless development from ME CPL to Airline Line ready
  • Airline specific or Manufacturer SOP and operational procedural competency
  • Advanced aircraft technical systems development
  • Integrated FMS, EFIS and Auto Flight development
  • Multi crew operations and Transport Jet handling training.
  • Blended training of airline line operations requirements throughout the program
  • Competency in Advanced operational concepts before type rating (RVSM, ETOPS, CFIT, Windshear, LVO’s, LOC-I, RNP operations, GNSS approaches)

The PTC Airline Pilot Preparation Program provides you with:

  • Applied MCC skills
  • ATPL Theoretical qualification
  • Jet Bridging training and experience
  • Transport Jet systems knowledge
  • Scheduled Line operations experience
  • Structured career development
  • Transport Jet Type Rating

Program entry requirements

  • CPL with ATPL theoretical credits or higher license
  • ME Instrument Rating
  • Multi Engine Piston Class Rating
  • CRM initial certificate
Courseware is presented on a (IOS) iPad platform. Android is not compatible with courseware software used.

PTC APPP Program comparison to Traditional career development 


Compass Pilot Aptitude Testing

PTC offers candidates in-house testing of Pilot Aptitude using the COMPASS testing system. COMPASS is used by many leading international airlines as their pilot selection aptitude benchmark. 

For additional information about the COMPASS testing offered by PTC download the COMPASS Brochure


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