PTC-Aviation Academy

Commercial Pilot Training (CPL)


The job of a pilot is a highly specialized one. It requires knowledge of air navigation, interpretation of meteorological reports, operating sophisticated electronic and mechanical controls, leading the aircraft under adverse circumstances, and being a leader to the flight crew and passengers under climatic and other emergency situations.

You are responsible for the passengers, the crew and the aircraft. Hence you must have discipline, patience, responsibility, punctuality, commitment and self-confidence.
Additionally, a lot of hard work, stamina, alertness of mind, adaptability to follow difficult time schedules, and good team spirit is required. Emotional stability in crisis situations is another characteristic.

Do you have these attributes? If yes, what sort of training do you require? We list out the various options.

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Basic prerequisites

You must complete Class XII under the 10+2 system or its equivalent with a minimum of 50 per cent marks in maths and physics.

You must be at least 16 years of age to be eligible for a Student Pilot License, 17 for a Commercial Pilot License.

You should have keen interest in Flying.

General physical fitness under Class II is mandatory. You must be free of any disease that can hamper normal function.

For General Physical fitness of Class II, Doctors/Examiners will be refered by PTC Aviation.

PILOT Professional courses

There are various exams, which must be progressively cleared before one can fly various aircrafts or be promoted to senior positions.

~ Student Pilot License (SPL)

This is an examination conducted by most flying clubs. It covers papers in Air Regulations, Aviation Meteorology, Air Navigation Air Technical. It is a theory exam.

Eligibility: You must be at least 16 years of age and have passed Class X. 

Selection: Candidates going through Class II Medical Test at various centres.  After medical clearance, candidates should go through 2/3 Months of Pilot Ground Training to acquire SPL in order to start Flying Training.

~ Private Pilot License (PPL with I/R)

After getting the SPL, you proceed, accompanied by the flying instructor, for initial flying training. This is a dual flight, where the instructor or trainer accompanies the learner to teach him/her the practical aspect of flying. Then the candidate gets his or her first independent (SOLO) flight normally after completion of various Flying Exercises. 

~ Commercial Pilot License (CPL with Multi Engine I/R)

A student can get the CPL by doing his flying training for just 200 Hours. Training facilities are available with Top Flying Clubs in India. 

Eligibilty: Class XII (Maths,Physics and Chemistry).

Written exam: A test in the following subjects is needed for getting the CPL: Air Regulations, Aviation Meteorology, Air Navigation, Technical (GEN).

Cost: Just 18 lakhs onwards.

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