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Restricted ATP Explained

Before being allowed first officer privileges in an airliner, one must get an ATP (Airline Transport Pilot) certificate, which requires 1500 flight hours, among other requirements. With that said, is there a way to get into the right seat without 1500 hours? Yes, with the R-ATP, or Restricted Airline Transport Pilot certificate. Under certain circumstances, Read More…


Airline Transport Pilot Certificate: 4 Things You Need to Know

In the United States, pilot certification is regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The FAA has various types of pilot ratings depending on logged flight time, experience and type of operation, such as airline travel or carrying persons or cargo for compensation or hire. The highest level of pilot certification available is an Airline Read More…