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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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Richard Hope
Well done to Richard on completing his Night rating on ZS-PXN
18th January 2018
Jason Rossouw
Congratulations to Jason on completing his PPL on ZS-SNN.
29th December 2017
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Western Cape
South Africa
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Cape Town
South Africa
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