Master all the ATPL subjects from home

This course provides all the required groundschool for your ATPL training from your computer. You will follow all the Learning Objectives using an innovative software programme that will allow you to take the course from your home.

Digital training materials

You can read, browse, and search all the ibooks from your Apple Device, with your Mac or Ipad where you will enjoy all the ibooks with no expiration

Learn from home

Avoid almost entirely the classroom in the ATO, and learn the theoretical topics from home, at your convenience.


The objective of the Online ATPL Theoretical Knowledge (OATK) Course is to train pilots who wish to obtain the necessary theoretical knowledge to pursue a career as an airline pilot with a self-designed course schedule to study at their own pace from home, using an innovative online system.


The theoretical course is developed by a software designed to facilitate the study and student learning. The training programme consists of 650 hours to be developed within a maximum period of 18 months.

The course is conducted in two phases of six months each one, 8 subjects in the first study phase and 6 subjects in the second phase. The student must at least spend 15 hours of study per week.

The ibooks have no expiration being able to be reference material for years

The consolidation lessons, level exams and progress tests will be held in the school facilities in April and October

The composition of the theoretical course is 565 hours of online education, 66.5 of ground school consolidation hours and 18, 5 hours of exams, with this syllabus:

  • Air Law
  • AGK-Airframe/Systems/Poweplant
  • AGK – Instruments
  • Mass & Balance
  • Performance
  • Flight Planning
  • Human Peformances and Limitations
  • Meteorology
  • General Navigation
  • Radio Navigation
  • Operational Procedures
  • Principles of Flight
  • VFR & IFR Communications
  • Area KSA

The price includes an online software license that could be used in Apple Device as a MAC or IPAD, requiring as browser Safari for Mac; and an offline license that can be installed on two MAC’s and one ipad. The online license for course development is valid for 18 months after this period another one must be paid. For the Offline license has no expiration, the student will be able to update new versions after this 18 months unless decide to buy another license. To achieve level exams at the school, you will need to use a laptop that should provide by the student.

The material used is owned by PadPilot.


Applicants must comply with the following:

  • To hold a Commercial Pilot License (CPL-A) or a Private Pilot License (PPL-A)
  • Hold a bachelor degree or being able to pass qualifying maths, physics and English exams at the ATO
  • To be at least 18 years old


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