CPL - Commercial Pilot License

The course to become a Flight Instructor is the training required to learn the delicate job of a flight instructor. The licence allows one to work in an ATO and carry out all training activities in order to train future pilots as well as give them a flight and safety culture associated with a high professional standard.

Pre-requirements (EASA-PART FCL provisions)
To access the course you need to:
– be 18 years old;
– have an ATPL, CPL or PPL with at least 200 flight hours, 150 of which as PIC (PPL holders also need to have 10 IR flight hour training, of which max 5 can be made on a FNPT Simulator or Flight Simulator; they also need to have certified CPL theory)
– have a valid medical certificate
– have a valid SEP licence
– have made at least 5h of SEP in the last six months and pass a Pre-entry Flight Test before starting the course.

Theory lessons will be held three times a week in the classrooms located in our Sim Centre. Flight training will be made on the DA20-C1 Eclipse. All our instructors are certified.

Theoretical training

200 hours of classroom time

– Air law
– Aircraft general knowledge
– Flight performance and planning
– Human performance and limitations
– Meteorology
– Operational procedures
– Navigation
– Principles of flight
– Communication
– Drills and other educational activitiese

Practical training

25 hours of flight time

10 hours of instrument flight with instructor
For those already holders of Instrument Rating, the flight time is reduced to 15 hours (visual flight).

Aircraft used

Single-engine DA20

Twin-engine DA42

D-SIM simulator


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12 months