Modular ATPL – from PPL to ATPL frozen

The ATPL Modular is a course designed to train the holder of a Private Pilot License (PPL) with at least 100 hrs as a Pilot in Command (PIC) up to the ATPL frozen and to obtain the CPL/IR/MEP with ATPL theory credit.


Pre Entry Requirements:

  • Private Pilot License (PPL) holder
  • Have 100 hrs as PIC, including at least 50 hrs cross- country as PIC
  • One 300 NM Cross Country trip with two stops at different aerodromes
  • Holder of a EASA Medical (Class 1) Certificate


Course Duration:

The ATPL modular course can be provided to the PPL holder with 100 hrs as a PIC (Pilot in Command).

Prior to the start of the course the student is required to complete the enrolment process by submitting the ATPL Modular Application form accompanied by a EASA Medical Class I Certificate, a copy of a PPL , logbookID , High School diploma (or equivalent) and 4 photographs.

The student has the choice of attending the (R.C.) Residential ATPL ground school that runs on September, January and April in rotation, or (D.L.) Distance learning ATPL ground school that can commence at any time during the year. Under normal circumstances the flight training begins simultaneously with the ATPL ground school. However, the student has the choice to begin the flight training at a later time. The duration of flight Training 1,5 – 2 months ( 6-8 weeks)


Theoretical Training :

The ATPL Theoretical knowledge course comprises 13 subjects and includes OXFORD GS approved inter-active video training, presentations, progress tests and sample exams. The training Pilot has the choice to follow the Residential Course (R.C.) of 650 hrs full class or the Distance Learning (D.L. self-study).
In case of D.L. the student has to attend 65 hrs. The minimum duration of D.L. course is 3 months and can commence at any time during the year.
In case of (R.C.) residential choice, the student can be join in September or January or April (8 months rotation class).


Ground School Subjects

  • Air Law
  • Aircraft General Knowledge, Airframe, Systems, Power Plant
  • Aircraft General Knowledge, Instruments, Electronics
  • Flight performance and Planning, Mass and Balance
  • Performance
  • Flight Planning and Monitoring
  • Human Performance and Limitations
  • Meteorology
  • General Navigation
  • Radio Navigation
  • Operational Procedures
  • Principles of Flight
  • IFR Communications


Flight Training:

The Flight Training course comprises of a total of 76 hrs, of those 25 hrs are performed on single engine (SEP), 11 hrs on multi engine (MEP) and 40 hrs on FNPT II F/S.
At the end of the flight training the student optionally may follow the MCC course of 20 hrs.

Course Cost:

The policy of OLYMPUS Aviation Academy regarding all Flight Training payments is based on the pay as you fly idea. The student is required to have a positive balance at all times during training. Regarding to theoretical training, all payments are made in advance and treated as deposits for the respective course.



CPL/ME : 15 (SEP) + 10 (IR) + 6 (ME)

IR /ME   : 40 FNPT II + 5 (ME)

Residential (R.C.) :  6950€

(D.L.) Distance Learning : 3.000€

Flight Training: 20.900 €

Total      : 23.900€ for D.L. and 27.900€  for R.C.


In this amount are not included:

  • Oxford Books
  • HCAA examiner fees (350 €)
  • HCAA issuance of license (620 €)
  • 4 hrs Skill test ( 2SE + 1ME + 1F/S) (980 €)
  • ICAO Language Proficiency Test (LPT) (200 €)


Flight Training:

The ATPL modular course is a Training of 4 different courses, MEP, CPL, IR / SE-ME. The Flight Training for these courses analytically are: 25 hrs on Single Engine (SEP), 11 hrs on Multi Engine Piston (MEP), 40 hrs on FNPT II (IR training). Total 76  hrs.



Multi Engine Piston – Initial (MEP):

The MEP course comprises of 6.0 hrs of flight on Multi Engine Piston Airplanes (MEP) and its aim is to train the student to operate Multi Engine Airplanes according to visual flight Rules (VFR). The MEP course is completed in 1 week.

Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)

The CPL course comprises of a total of 25 hrs on single engine airplanes  The student that completes the CPL course, along with the MEP, IR/SE-me and ATPL theory credit, can operate as co-pilot on Multi pilot, Multi Engine airplanes in Commercial Air Transportation. The CPL course is completed in 1 week.  In the case of combination CPL/ME lasts 2 weeks.

Instrument Rating (IR/SE-ME)

The IR/SE and ME course’s aim is to train the student to operate Single and Multi-Engine airplanes according to Instrument Flight Rules (IFR). The course comprises of a total of 60 hrs.


Finally the qualified CPL/IR/ME licensed professional pilot with ATPL Theory and MCC course(optional course) valid, will be instructed by Airliner’s active pilots and attend seminars – sit on tests for “Olympus ATPL Career Program” while being supervised by Air Line Crew Flights Observer.

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