CPL(A) COMMERCIAL PILOT LICENSE
- Minimum age at skill test 18 years
- Class 1 medical certificate
- 150 hours
- if on MEP(l) you must have completed MEP(l) before
- IR Instrument Rating (if, CPL(A) with IR, then no need for 10 hrs. Instrument instruction)
- NIT Night VFR Rating
If you hold a CPL you can, on the appropriate aircraft category:
- exercise all the privileges of the holder of a LAPL and a PPL.
- act as pilot in command (PIC) or co-pilot of any aircraft operations other than commercial air transport
- act as PIC in commercial air transport of any single-pilot aircraft, subject to some restrictions
- act as co-pilot in commercial air transport subject to some restrictions.
To apply for a CPL you must complete at least 25 hours of dual flight instruction, including 10 hours of instrument instruction and 15 hours of visual flight instruction. Five hours of the instrument instruction can be taken in a simulator (BITD, FNPT I or II, and FTD 2 or an FFS).
At least five hours of the flight instruction must be completed in a 4-seat aeroplane with a variable pitch propeller and retractable landing gear.
You will also need to complete at least 5 hours of night flight instruction, comprising 3 hours of dual instruction, which will include at least 1 hour of cross country navigation and 5 solo take-offs and 5 solo full stop landings.
If you already hold an IR
If you hold a valid IR (A) you will be fully credited up to 10 hours towards the instrument instruction time requirement.
If you hold an IR (H)
you will be credited with 5 hours. The remaining 5 hours must be completed in an aeroplane.
If you have completed the basic instrument flight module
You will be credited the 10 hours instrument instruction time requirement.
If you already hold a night rating (aeroplane)
You will not need to complete the additional night flight instruction if you already hold a night rating (aeroplane).
Theoretical knowledge examinations
As part of the application for CPL, you will need to demonstrate that you have an appropriate level of theoretical knowledge by passing exams in the following subject areas:
- Air law
- Aircraft general knowledge - airframe/systems/powerplant
- Aircraft general knowledge - instrumentation
- Mass and balance
- Flight planning and monitoring
- Human performance
- General navigation
- Radio navigation
- Operational procedures
- Principles of flight
- Visual flight rules (VFR) communications
Terms & Conditions
Althoug the price is based on "fair use" and represents an all inclusive amount we will re-charge the student for any hour after passing the target hours for the Training course. The target is considered as legally required block time hours plus 5 hrs. For example CPL(A) IR: 15 hrs + 5 hrs = Target 20 hrs block time (Time-out till Time-in).
Training - All inclusive!
- Administration fee at Alpe Adria Aviation Academy
- Classroom Training
- Traing material (books)
- CBT Training (Computer Based Training)
- Computer login
- Question Trainer
- Flight Instruction 15 block time hours + 5 hours "fair use"
- Aeroplane 4 Seater - DA40D
- Approach, Landing & Parking Fees
Additional investment - please check carefully!
- Class 1 medical certificate
- NIT Night VFR Training
- MEP(l), if required
- IR Instrument Rating
- Flight Radio Telephony Operator License
- FRTOL Class room for AFZ (EFZ & IR)
- Examination fee at Authority
- Language proficiency at least level 4 (mandatory for IR)
- Flight Bag
- Flight Bag
- Flight Cap
- Sun Glasses
- ICAO Charts Europe
- NAV Triangle
- NAV calculator or computer
- Pilot Logbook
- Head Set (activ or passiv)
- Survival Kit
- Airport Klagenfurt (LOWK) Entry Card
- Theory - Examination fee at Austrocontrol GmbH (Vienna)
- Skill Test
- Approach, landing & parking fees
- Examination fee
- Authority fee for paperwork
At the end of training, and when all requirements for licence issue have been met, you will need to take a skill test with an examiner. The skill test (legally) takes place out of your flight training school´s (DTO or ATO) environment and responsibility, even we will organise the infrastructure, equipment and examinier for our students.
This is to demonstrate that the procedures and manoeuvres that you will have been taught during training can be carried out competently as pilot in command (PIC) on the relevant aircraft category.