Project Description

Who doesn’t have a dream of acquiring a golden wing on their chest and stripes on their shoulders?

The truth is very few have the courage and means to turn this dream into reality. ​Acquiring a Commercial Pilot License is the first step towards your career to become a First officer in any airline. It is the wings you need to give flight to your aviation career.

What is CPL?

Commercial Pilot Licence OR in short CPL is a type of Pilot licence that permits the holder to act as a Pilot of a commercial aircraft and be paid for his/her work.

Earning a Commercial Pilot Licence requires you to meet certain conditions as set by Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), which are as follows:

In case you did not have Physics or Math in your 12th Std. then you may utilize the option of clearing the said subject through National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)

Now, in order to attain a CPL, you would have to clear stages which are:

Ground School

The duration of the ground school is 3 months. Our Curriculum is based on a blended pedagogy structure, majorly comprising of the Classroom and Online training for the following CPL subjects, as per the syllabus prescribed by the Director-General.

  • Air Regulation
  • Aviation Meteorology
  • Air Navigation & Radio Aids
  • Aircraft Technical General & Specific
  • Radio Telephony
Flying and Simulator Training

At Redbird Flight Training Academy, you will avail excellent training in shortest span of time of 8 to 12 months. A minimum of 200 flying hours are required to issue CPL which includes below flying requirements:

  • Not less than one hundred hours of flight time as Pilot-in-Command.
  • Not less than Fifty hours of cross-country flight time as Pilot-in-Command.
  • Not less than forty hours of instrument time of which not more than twenty hours may be on an approved simulator.
  • Not less than five hours of flight time by night including a minimum of ten take-offs and ten landings as Pilot-in-Command as (sole manipulator of controls)

NOTE 1: Radio Telephony is conducted by WPC (Wireless Planning Coordination Wing) after every 2 months.
NOTE 2: Examination for all other subjects is conducted every quarter by DGCA. (Across India)

The DGCA Regulations pertaining to the COMMERCIAL PILOT’S LICENCE (AEROPLANES) WITH INSTRUMENT RATING can be found in the following link: