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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)

July 13, 2018

July 16, 2018

July 22, 2018

July 30, 2018

August 10, 2018

August 13, 2018


Orlando, FL (MCO)

July 23, 2018

July 30, 2018

August 13, 2018

August 21, 2018


Las Vegas, NV (LAS)

July 13, 2018

July 27, 2018

August 10, 2018

August 24, 2018


2018 - TBD

August 27
September 7
September 10
September 21
September 24
October 5
October 19
October 22
October 29
November 2
November 9
November 19
November 30
December 3
December 14


Locations are assigned about 45 days out – please check the website for future classes at that time.


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