Konverze z FAA CPL na EASA

In order to convert an FAA Commercial Pilot License to EASA, students have to pass the EASA ATPL written exam in Europe and take the practical training including the exams for the Instrument Rating and CPL+MEP.

ATPL is the highest level of aircraft pilot certification. The ATPL theoretical course is meant for future airline pilots.

ATPL certified pilots are authorized to act as Pilot-in-Command [commander] of an aircraft in any airline.

Course Schedule

Type of Training Duration Ground Flight Final exam Location
1. ATPL written exam  preparation
650h, theoretical
27-33 weeks of study time 20-30% in classes
(4 weeks)
  14 ATPL(A) written tests + progess tests during study time Prague/Brno, Czech Republic
2. Instrument Rating, practical 4 weeks   20h Practical exam Prague/Brno,
Czech Republic
3. CPL+MEP, practical 2 weeks   5h complex single + 5 MEP
OR
10h MEP
Practical exam (only after 14 ATPL exams passed) Prague/Brno, Czech Republic

ATPL(A) Ground training

The applicant has to go through ground training covering:

  • Air law and ATC procedures

  • Airframes & systems, electrics, powerplant, emergency equipment

  • Instrumentation

  • Mass and balance

  • Performance

  • Flight planning & monitoring

  • Human performance & limitations

  • Meteorology

  • General navigation

  • Radio navigation

  • Operational procedures

  • Principles of flight

  • Communications (VFR+IFR)

Examination - Theoretical

For ATPL(A) - The applicant has to demonstrate the theoretical knowledge in form of 14 written tests. Students must pass all required written exams of the frozen ATPL(A) before taking any practical exams for the IR and CPL+MEP. The written exams of the frozen ATPL(A) include the written exams for the IR and CPL+MEP.

For ATPL(A) - An applicant must demonstrate a level of knowledge appropriate to the privileges of the holder of a CPL(A) in accordance with EASA requirements in Part-FCL.

Examination – Practical

The practical skill exams in the airplane with the examiner can be taken after successful completion of the written tests [EASA ATPL(A) written exam].

The applicant must demonstrate the ability to:

  • Operate the airplane within its limitations

  • Complete all maneuvers as smooth and as accurate as requested by EASA

  • Exercise good judgment and airmanship

  • Apply aeronautical knowledge

  • Maintain control of the airplane at all times.