Professional Pilot Pathway – Part 141

 

First Step: Private Pilot

Prerequisites:

  • Be at least 17 years of age
  • Read, speak, write and understand English
  • Be a US citizen
  • If not a US citizen, have TSA clearance
  • Hold at least a third-class medical certificate
  • Hold a student pilot certificate

Completion Requirements:

Log 35 hours of ground and 35 hours of flight time that includes:

  • 20 hours of flight training from an authorized instructor that includes:
  • 3 hours of cross-country flight training
  • 3 hours of night flight training that includes: One cross-country over 100 NM total distance, 10 takeoffs and full stop landings in the traffic pattern
  • 3 hours of basic attitude instrument training
  • 5 hours solo flight time in the areas of operation listed in FAR 141
  • One solo cross-country of at least 100 NM with stops at a minimum of three points, (one segment must be at least 50 NM) with three takeoffs and landings to a full stop tower.
  • Completion of all course and syllabus requirements
  • Completion of the required airman knowledge exam

Step Two: Instrument Rating

Prerequisites:

  • Hold at least a private pilot certificate
  • Read, speak, write and understand English
  • Be a US citizen
  • If not a US citizen, have TSA clearance

Completion Requirements:

Log 30 hours of ground training and 35 hours of flight training that includes:

  • Meet the minimum time requirements: **141 App. C
  • Complete 30 hours of ground training
  • Log 35 hours of flight training with a Flight Instructor that includes:
  • One IFR cross-country flight consisting of a total distance of at least 250 NM with one leg consisting of 100 NM straight-line distance and involves an instrument approach at each airport and at least three different kinds of instrument Approaches at each airport.
  • Completion of all the course and syllabus requirements
  • Completion of the required airman knowledge exam

Step Three: Commercial Certificate

Prerequisites:

  • 18 years of age
  • Read, speak, write and understand English
  • Hold a private pilot certificate
  • Hold an instrument rating or be concurrently enrolled in an instrument rating course that is appropriate to the aircraft category rating for which the course applies and pass the required instrument rating practical test prior to completing the commercial pilot certification course
  • Be a US citizen
  • If not a US citizen, have TSA clearance

Completion Requirements:

  • 35 hours of ground training
  • 120 hours of flight training **per 141 Appendix D
  • 55 hours of flight training as listed in 141 (d) (1)
  • 10 hours of solo flight time
  • Completion of all course and syllabus requirements
  • Completion of the required airman knowledge exam

Step Four: Certified Flight Instructor & Multi-Engine Add-Ons

General Requirements:

  • 18 years of age
  • Hold at least a Commercial pilot certificate with an instrument rating
  • Be able to read, speak and understand the English language
  • Hold at least a valid third-class medical certificate
  • Be a US citizen
  • If not a US citizen, have TSA clearance
  • Pass a knowledge test as well as the practical test

CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR  (CFI)

This course teaches you the basics of teaching and principles of learning. Our program gives you the skills to become a professional and competent flight instructor.

 CERTIFIED INSTRUMENT FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR (CFII)

This course is an add-on to the CFI. You will be taught the theory and methods behind teaching people to fly under instrument flight rules.

 MULTI-ENGINE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR (MEI)

This course will teach you the multi‐engine flight skills needed to teach safely and effectively in a multi‐engine aircraft.

Teach others as a CFI

Upper Limit Aviation employs all our qualified CFI’s as professional Flight instructors, Part 135 Charter Pilots, and more.  This will allow you to build time while being paid as a professional pilot.

During this time our career staff will help you apply for and acquire any tuition reimbursements and/or singing bonuses you are eligible for with our various airline partners or any other operation you would like to apply for.  We help you craft your resume and work with you to get the Airline job of your dreams!

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