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ICAO to FAA License Conversion

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Open the World of employment options

Converting your FAA license to the ICAO CPL or ATPL will open up thousands of international employment opportunities Worldwide.

Program Outline

This program is designed as an optimal and economical way for converting ICAO CPL or ATPL to FAA ATPL


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Program Structure

This program has three stages:

1 Enrollment (1 month)  

2 Theoretical training (depends in license)  
5 CPL or ATPL licensing (depends in license)  

All stages are coducted in the United States to a very high standard by an accredited FTP (flight training provider).

Enrollment. At this stage, student will be required to complete enrollment application form (here >>>) and provide his documents for initial review.

Licensing. Depending on the license type, grade and civil aviation authority.


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Flight Training & Ground School

Raich Aerospace Group LLC Aviator DBA Sovrasco LLC Aerocadet DBA Global Air Ferry DBA Any pilots holding any ICAO CPL or ATPL license, from July 10th 2013, have to comply with the FAA CPT requirements, regardless of their previous flight experience, flight time and other factors.

Background. The FAA on July 10 released the final rule for the Pilot Certification and Qualification Requirements for Air Carrier Operations, which will require pilots to hold an air transport pilot certificate in order to fly for an air carrier. Pilots applying for an air transport pilot (ATP) certificate and those intending to serve as first officers for airlines will be the ones most affected by the new rule.

Change in requirements. Pilots pursuing an ATP certificate after July 31, 2014, in addition to having 1,500 hours, will have to complete a new, ATP certification training program (ATP CPT). The program, consisting of 30 hours of ground and 10 hours of simulator training, must be completed prior to being eligible to take the ATP written and practical tests. The 10 hours of simulator training will include six hours of training in a level C or D (full-motion) simulator.

Current minimum requirements:

arrow Be 21 years of age or older
arrow Ability to understand, speak and write English
arrow FAA Commercial Pilot License with Instrument and Multi-engine ratings
arrow FAA Class I medical (see requirements)


and have at least:

arrow 1,500 hours of total time as a pilot that includes at least:
  arrow 500 hours of cross-country flight time.
  arrow 100 hours of night flight time.
  arrow 75 hours of instrument flight time, in actual or simulated instrument conditions
    arrow A maximum of 50 hours of training in a flight simulator or flight training device may be credited toward the instrument flight time requirements
  arrow 250 hours of flight time in an airplane as a pilot in command, or as second in command performing the duties of pilot in command while under the supervision of a pilot in command, or any combination thereof, which includes at least
    arrow 100 hours of cross-country flight time
    arrow 25 hours of night flight time


Theoretical training:

In accordance with the new FAA part 117 requiremens which came into force on August 1st, 2014, the following criterias will be satisfied by our FAA ATPL theoretical training program:

30 hours of classroom study
4 hours of training in a stationary FTD
6 hours of training in a full-motion simulator
1 FAA ATPL theoretical knowledge exam


Practical training:

Those who want to convert an ICAO ATP to an FAA ATP, together with a current ICAO aircraft type rating (CL-65, A-320, B-737 and so on), will be required to undergo an abbreviated type rating prep coutse. This course will consist of:

28 classroom hours
20 hours of CBT training
14 hours of full motion class D simulator
3 hours FAA check-ride in a mull motion simulator


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Raich Aerospace Group LLC Aviator DBA Sovrasco LLC Aerocadet DBA Global Air Ferry DBA Pilots have an option to obtain the following licenses:

FAA ATPL United States


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Aerodynamics, Meteorology, Air Carrier Operations, Leadership, CRM, Safety.

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Raich Aerospace Group LLC Aviator DBA Sovrasco LLC Aerocadet DBA Global Air Ferry DBA Approximately 3 week, in Miami.

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Total cost, including accmmodation and government fees is:

Any ICAO CPL or ATP to FAA ATPL and:

CL-65 type rating: $23,995

B-737NG type rating: $26,550

A-320 type rating: $26,550

Contact us for other type-ratings!

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