Airline Transport Pilot License

The Airline Transport Pilot’s License is the highest grade of piloting that one can achieve.  It also allows for the holder to eventually captain a large aircraft on a scheduled flight, such as working as an airline captain.


European Pilot Academy was the FIRST  ATO in Malta that allows you to achieve your frozen ATPL in Malta, without having to go abroad for any of the consolidation classes or exams.


What’s more, we have a 98% pass rate with an average pass mark of 93% rivaling even the top ATOs around the world!

Theoretical Knowledge

650 hours of theoretical knowledge will have to be completed for the issue of a frozen ATPL (A).  At least 65 of them have to be completed in a class-based environment.  


The subjects to be covered are the following:

  • Air Law
  • Aircraft General Knoweledge
  • Instrumentation
  • Mass & Balance
  • Performance
  • Flight Planning
  • Human Performance
  • Meteorology
  • General Navigation
  • Radio Navigation
  • Operation Procedures
  • Principles of Flight
  • Communications
  • KSA

Training Schedule

Distance Learning (Self Study):

The distance learning system is based on the student studying the material on his/her own at home.  We will provide all the material which s/he will need to study, including an excellent multimedia DVD learning tool.

Prior to sitting for your exams, you will attend consolidation classes with fully qualified ground instructors.  These consolidation classes are used to hash out any difficulties that you might have.

Class-Based system:

The class-based system allows the student to study 50% of the required hours in class with our qualified ground instructors.  The classes run based on modules and you can join for any module as you see fit.

  • Module 1
  • Module 2
  • Module 3
  • Module 4
The modules usually last around 2 months, and are followed by the examinations which are held at TM-CAD.

Pre Entry Requirements

  • 17 Years and Over
  • Private Pilot License Holder
  • Valid Class 2 Medical Certificate issued by CAD-TM approved Medical Examiner

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