4.0 / 5.01 ReviewWould You Recommend?Yes (1)Would You Recommend?YesSportie’s ATP CTP ClassI took the Nov 5-10 2017 course. The course was as entertaining as they could make it, with humor and interesting stories spread throughout. I had ~5k hours both civilian and military. Basically this class was a box checker for me. The only disparaging thing That we had to deal with is this. The email that you get when you confirm your class, said that class will take place between 0800-1700 M-F. If you bought airline tickets thinking this is the schedule, you would be wrong. Times changed multiple times for the sims throughout the week (3 different times) from leaving at 2200 on Friday ( requiring another hotel stay and multiple needless call to the airline ) to moving an additional hour to the right, when we showed or the 76 sim on Friday . While not completely devastating, this is an important aspect that needs to be fixed with the schedule. But overall classroom instruction was entertaining, ( Thanks Steve) and the sims were fun. Get your schedules strained out and it would of been 5 star.
David HutchinsNovember 10, 2017
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Browse 22 questions Browse 22 questions and 26 answersFrom reading, I understand there is no rating or hour requirements to take the ATP-CTP and written exam?BEST ANSWER: You can find the details here: https://www.faa.gov/pilots/training/atp/What are the January 2017 training dates?BEST ANSWER: We don't have them yet - hope to publish those within the next week or two.What time does the class end on Friday?BEST ANSWER: I was done in plenty of time (didn't need to stay until Sat morning in the end); they're also really accommodating to getting your sim slots done if you absolutely need to get out earlier. Sim is by far the best part though... personally I'm glad I didn't rush. I would suggest you book flights for early eve though, so you have enough time to get to the airport too. Exact time will depend on numbers on the course.Thanks for the quick response, tried calling you but your Voice mail was full. Other question I had was what is the written pass success rate. Just curious because I plan on taking it asap after the course is done at cats testing Center??BEST ANSWER: We do not track the pass success rate after the course. Understand that this is the required endorsement to take the exam.I know that I will have a certificate after the completion of the course to take the ATP written exam, is there still a test to take and pass during the course?BEST ANSWER: There is an in house test after the ground portion of the training. It is not the FAA written Exam.Can you address whether and how you accept GI Bill? I am a veteran with Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits remaining.BEST ANSWER: GI Bill Benefits are not accepted for this course.Is the 6 hours of sim time -per person sitting in the left seat, and logged as such, or is part of that time spent observing the other crew member fly the sim?BEST ANSWER: There is a small portion of observation in the sim. Most of the time is split between pilot and co-pilot duties.Will we get the level D sim time endorsed in our logbook?BEST ANSWER: Yes, the sim time is able to be logged.Is it possible to fly my personal aircraft to the training center?BEST ANSWER: It is possible with prior approval. Please email your intentions for arrival to firstname.lastname@example.org. Also there are no FBO services at the airport.I'm a non-citizen holding a FAA CPL with Instrument, would I still require TSA approval for the CTP course?BEST ANSWER: Yes you would need TSA approval to take the CTP course.I want to convert my Turkish ATPL to (in addition) FAA ATP, How long the course will last, How much will it cost? and more questions to be answered on an email conversation...BEST ANSWER: Please send your request to Fly@SportysAcademy.com.ATP knowledge test is it given after course completion at your facility ?Upon successful completion of this ATP-CTP course, will I receive a sign off to take the ATP written exam?BEST ANSWER: There is no sign off for the ATP Written. You will need the certificate of completion to take the written exam.Hi there, do I need a valid class one medical for this training?BEST ANSWER: The requirement is for a private pilot certificate and medical.If I take the DC-9 course and I present my ATP test and pass How much will cost me my type rating on the dc-9 and those hours count for the type?BEST ANSWER: The simulator hours will not count toward the dc-9 type rating.What is the average class size for the CTP class, also what is the maximum class size?BEST ANSWER: 4 is a typical class size.Once training is done there, can i then go home and do a checkride in a senca for example?BEST ANSWER: You'll be ready to take the ATP written. You may want to schedule some dual in the Seneca before you go for the checkride.I have a FAA Commercial Single Engine Land & Instruments and would like to get the ATP Multiengine, Also have a Mexican ATP Multiengine & Instrument and 4633 hours logged. Can I get the FAA ATP with you?BEST ANSWER: Yes, as long as you meet the FAA ATP requirements of 61.159. Note that this course prepares you for the ATP written test, but does not include flight the checkride.I have 2500+ hours and a type rating in the Mu300 and BE 400 series from Simcom. Does this have any bearing on my training?BEST ANSWER: Not really - the material required to be covered is set by FAA rule, so it is fairly standardized. However, some of the simulator flying may be tailored slightly to match your experience.Does this include the ATP check ride? If not where do you take the ride?BEST ANSWER: No, this is only the required course you must complete before taking the ATP written test. There is no checkride included.I have 1500+ Hrs but I have no type rating. can I obtain an FAA ATPL licence base on my hours and type of licence (CAA)?BEST ANSWER: You will still need to complete a course like this before you can take the ATP knowledge test.ATP-CTP course - is it VA Approved?BEST ANSWER: No.
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