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Airline Transport Pilot Licence Ground School (ATPL)
The theoretical knowledge required to attain the Airline Transport Pilot Licence shares a great deal in common with the CPL syllabus.

You require a Commercial Pilot Licence to join the Airline Transport Pilot Licence Ground School.

See Commercial Pilot Licence for requirements, duration of training and applications.

Candidates in possession of the CPL are strongly advised to thoroughly revise CPL ground school study notes or attend the CPL lectures to create a solid foundation before attempting the ATPL ground school courses and exams.

ATPL Ground School consists of the following subjects:

Enrollment for individual subjects is available on request.
- Aircraft Technical and General
- Flight Planning and Performance
- Navigation
- Instruments
- Radio Aids and Communication
- Meteorology


For information regarding the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SA-CAA) professional examinations please refer to CAR Part 61.07.3. Examination dates and entry fees are published in AIC 31.1.3 and may be viewed online at (Licensing & Examination tab).


Join now. Applications are accepted throughout the year. Contact us for an application form.
Training Recognition
Cape Town Flight Training Centre is an established and approved Aviation Training Organisation (ATO no. CAA0188) of the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SA-CAA) with Global recognition. We conform to international standards as set out by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) who promotes the safe and orderly development of international civil aviation throughout the world.

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Wian Botha
Congratulations to Wian on become a Grade III Instructor
11th July 2017
Luc Bernadin
Congratulations Luc on completing your Night Rating on ZS-PZM
5th July 2017
Keagan Mc Micken
Well done to Keagan on his first SOLO on ZS-DMN
4th July 2017
Angus Melesi
Congratulations to Angus on becoming a Grade III Instructor
4th July 2017
Martin Swart
Congratulations to Martin on completing his PPL on ZS-PXN
29th June 2017

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South Africa
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Cape Town
South Africa
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