Q1. Who is the Governing Body for Aviation in India?
Ans. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation(DGCA) is the Indian governmental regulatory body for civil aviation under the Ministry of Civil Aviation. DGCA vision is to endeavor to promote safe and efficient Air Transportation through regulation and proactive safety oversight system. It is headquartered along Sri Aurobindo Marg, opposite Safdarjung Airport, in New Delhi.
Q2. Can I join the CPL program after Arts or Commerce Background?
Ans. Yes, you can definitely join this course and pursue a career as an airline pilot provided you have cleared the 10+2 level exam from a recognized board. But in the case of Commerce or an Arts Student, he/she will have to appear for an isolated paper in Mathematics and Physics at the 10+2 level from National Institute of open Schooling (NIOS). Visit www.nios.ac.in for details.
Q3. What is the eligibility to join CPL course?
Ans. Education Qualification: Pass in 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics or equivalent
Age: 16 years completed
Medical: medical fitness as per DGCA standard.
Q4.What is the normal duration of the course and License Validity?
Ans. The normal duration to get CPL in India depends upon the ability of student to pass the DGCA theory papers conduct 4 times in a year i.e, JAN, APR,JULY,OCT. The course can be done comfortably within 18 -24 months and the validity of License is 5 years to complete all your theoretical paper and 200 hours of flying training.
Q5. Is the Indian CPL valid anywhere else in the World?
Ans. Yes, Certainly the Indian CPL is valid all over the world and it is fully convertible to a license of any other country as per the rules of that country.
Q6. What is the minimum height to be a pilot? Are glasses permissible?
Ans. No minimum height is prescribed. The individual has to obtain a cockpit check certified to manipulate the controls and should have an unobstructed view of the outside, if required by the aviation medical examiners.
As per DGCA standard, eyesight should be correctable to 6/6 with/without glasses.
Q7. What is the job Prospectus for CPL holders in India?
Ans. With the introduction of low cost airlines in the open skies of India and Asian Region, there is an anticipated demand for over thousands of qualified pilots in the coming years. Plenty of options get opened after completing CPL. They can join Corporate Aviation, Navy or Coast Guard and in Flying Training Organisation as a Flying Instructor.
Q8. What is the procedure of Airlines to choose its Pilots?
Ans. Usually an airline will place an ad in the leading newspaper of the country as well as on their website and then call for applications, Once received they will then short list the candidates for a written exam, if successful in the written exam they would want them to undergo a IPT test (Instrument Procedure Trainer test) which is done on a basic procedure trainer. The last block is that of a personal interview which is conducted to assess the individual’s personality and temperament.
Q9. Will AAPL will Help to give Job?
Ans. We do offer 100% of Job assistance for the meritorious candidate.
Q10. What remuneration can a person expect after completing this course?
Ans. Airlines in India are paying starting salary in excess of amount 1.2 lac per month.
Q11. How long a person can work as a Pilot?
Ans. The Govt allows a person to fly commercially up to age of 65 years, subject to being medically fit.
Q12. Is AAPL is DGCA approved?
Ans. Yes, AAPL is approved by DGCA, remember AAPL does not issue the license, all the Pilot License is approved by DGCA, therefore your license is recognized by DGCA and ICAO as well.
Q13. Can AAPL help me with loan?
Ans. Yes, you may obtain an educational loan from any nationalized bank. We will provide any documents needed by your bank to help you to qualify for an education loan.
Q14. Is there Hostel and transportation facility available for the students?
Ans. Yes we provide hostel facility as well as transport facility for the students taking training for here.