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ATP CTP Course

ATP CTP Course (USA)

ATP CTP Course

L3 Commercial Training Solutions (L3 CTS) was one of the first to offer the Airline Transport Pilot Certification Training Program (ATP CTP). The ATP CTP is the starting point for obtaining your FAA Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) License and bridge the transition from commercial pilot certification to airline transport pilot certification. L3 CTS has the industry-leading expertise to guide you. L3 CTS provides a wide range of advanced equipment and expert services designed to meet your training needs. We've combined existing technology with the industry's top flight training personnel and business partners to ensure that we've got what it takes to generate top-notch results.

In preparation for the Knowledge Test, the course content will train participants in navigation, automation, runway safety, high-altitude operations, low-energy states, and upset prevention and recovery utilizing the A320, B737NG, and ERJ190 simulators.


  • 4 days/30 hours of Academic Training
  • 3 days/10 hours of Simulator Training
    • 4 hours - Level 4 Flight Training Device
    • 6 hours - Level D Full-Motion Flight Simulator
  • ATP Knowledge Test Included
    • $4,995
      • 7 day program (without Knowledge Test)
      • 8 day program (with Knowledge Test)
  • Offered at L3 CTS Training Centers in Dallas, Orlando and Las Vegas. See course locations and dates available below.

Academic Training Content

  • Academic Training Content
  • High-altitude aerodynamics and maneuvering
  • Airplane weather detection systems
  • Advanced physiology/fitness for flight
  • Multi-crew communication training
  • Multi-crew environment checklist usage
  • Low-visibility operations
  • Advanced navigation concepts unique to air carrier operations
  • Air carrier safety culture to include safety programs used to enhance air carrier safety, including:
    • ASAP – Aviation Safety Action Program
    • FOQA – Flight Operational Quality Assurance
    • LOSA – Line Operations Safety Audits
    • ASRA – Aviation Safety Reporting System

Course locations and dates

Dallas, TX (DFW)
January 11
January 14
January 25
February 8
February 22
Orlando, FL (MCO)
January 14
January 21
January 28
February 18


Las Vegas, NV (LAS)
February 8
2019 - TBD
February 25
March 8
March 11
March 22
March 25


Request information about class start dates for these locations.

As a pilot, before I attend any training center I do a lot of research and comparison of services. I was amazed by the professional and friendly staff and the great facilities at L3 Commercial Training Solutions. It was a 5-star experience and I would recommend it to all pilots.

Hasan I, ATP CTP Student