ATP Flight School

ATP Flight School

ATP is the nation's largest flight school and leader in professional flight training, providing stude

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Timeline photos 08/25/2023

We will be at the Indy South Greenwood Airport Day tomorrow. If you're attending, make sure to stop by and say hi! 🛫

Timeline photos 08/24/2023

ATP students and instructors fly over 546,000 flight hours a year. ATP-JAX student Jase added to that total by earning his instrument rating! Congratulations, Jase! 🛫

Timeline photos 08/22/2023

"I'll be flying the A320 series and couldn't be more proud to represent ATP at a legacy carrier." We are incredibly proud of our Alumni as they progress in their professional pilot careers. Congratulations, Joe, on continuing your career with Delta Air Lines; we are proud to have been part of your journey. 🛫

Timeline photos 08/17/2023

Thank you to Frontier Airlines recruiters for visiting ATP Tucson yesterday and speaking with our students and instructors! 🛫

Timeline photos 08/15/2023

"New shirt, new opportunities! Proud to announce that I’m now the lead instructor at the ATP Flight School Brackett Field (POC) Location!"

📸 ATP Instructor Zach

Timeline photos 08/12/2023

From the admissions process to following progress in every stage of their training, ATP is dedicated to providing students with the most efficient path to a successful airline pilot career. We're incredibly thankful for our training support team that oversees the day-to-day success of ATP students and instructors.

"I love being a small part of helping push our students and instructors to attain their dreams. Seeing them soar high in the sky is the best!"

📸 ATP Training Support Manager Andrew

Timeline photos 08/10/2023

Thank you to Endeavor Air for visiting ATP Kennesaw earlier this week and speaking with our students and instructors!


Congratulations to Yasheika Deacon on her solo flight at ATP Flight School located at Hartford-Brainard Airport. With her is ATP CFI Flight Instructor Alex Dufresne. Yasheika is from Waterbury CT and is a Frontier Airlines flight attendant who is now training to be a pilot. Hopefully, she will be flying jets for Frontier soon!
Hartford-Brainard Airport is the largest flight training facility in Connecticut.

Timeline photos 08/09/2023

Meet ATP Alumni and Ambassador Jon, and learn more about his journey through ATP to XOJET! ✈️

"G'day from the flight deck, everyone! My name is Jonathan Marotto and more than happy to be a part of the Alumni team!

In May 2021, at age 30, I switched from the hospitality industry to a full-time student at ATP San Antonio, Texas (KSAT). I chose this location due to the convenience factor of being close to my home, family, and friends, where I could have the best support system possible. Before training, I visited the KSAT location, and I met with instructors and students, and everyone felt welcoming and friendly. Also, I had a close friend of mine that was a huge advocate of ATP, and he gave a lot of credit to his career change to his experience at ATP Lawrenceville, GA location (KLZU). I saw how QUICK he was able to make a new career change - and that's exactly what I was looking for in a flight school.

Today I am flying for XOJET Aviation which is one of the largest on-demand private jet charter companies in North America, with over 3,000 aircraft in our fleet. I am currently a First Officer on the Cessna Citation X (CE-750), which happens to be one of the fastest private jets in the world. Needless to say, it's an exciting experience to be in the front seat during take-off. We fly all over North America, Mexico, and the Caribbean to stunning new locations every day.

One of the most reoccurring things you'll hear from an ATP Alumni, and I feel no different, is that as a student at ATP, you are being tailored, inside and outside the cockpit, to fit the mold that is expected of you in a professional capacity for the airlines and/or charter world. Follow and trust this recipe! It has been proven to work by THOUSANDS of pilots before you. When you embark on your journey with ATP, immerse yourself in aviation by going to the training center every day and creating positive relationships with your colleagues and instructors. There's a lot of value in learning from those around you, and will keep you motivated. I hope to meet you out on the line! SEE-YUH!"

Timeline photos 08/02/2023

ATP maintenance keeps our students and instructors flying over 534,000 flight hours annually. Meet ATP-RIV maintenance manager Bill, and learn more about his journey of becoming an aircraft mechanic!

"My name is Bill, and I am the maintenance manager at ATP Riverside. My journey as an aircraft mechanic started in 1997 in the military. I retired from the Air Force in 2018 and was ready to take on a new challenge. After retiring from the Air Force, I worked as a line maintenance manager at LAX.

When covid hit, I decided to look for something closer to home and found ATP. I love watching ATP students go from nothing to airline pilots, and I look forward to the days I bump into them at the airport to see they made it."

Photos from ATP Flight School's post 08/01/2023

Reminiscing about last month's ATP x SkyWest Airlines Open House at our new Los Angeles at Brackett Field Training Center, where we welcomed 400+ students, instructors, alumni, airline partners, and industry representatives.

Attendees had the opportunity to explore our facility, learn about the pathways to our various airline partners, view our fleet, and discover the best next steps for pursuing an airline pilot career with ATP.

Photos from ATP Flight School's post 07/28/2023

Day 5 of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh! Visit with us at booth 316 to learn more about the most efficient path to an airline pilot career.

Timeline photos 07/26/2023

Meet ATP Alumni, Ambassador, and Envoy Air Careers First Officer Angie, and learn more about her journey from ATP to Envoy!

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"Hey everyone! My name is Angelyn and I am a proud ambassador for ATP. I trained out of the Hillsboro location in Oregon. I chose this location to be closer to my family during training since I am from the beautiful Pacific Northwest. As you may know I chose ATP because they checked off all the boxes I was looking for in a flight school. When I first started flying taking out loans for flight training was still fairly new but when I finally decided to go full time it was an absolute necessity. Flying brand new planes was also a huge bonus that I appreciate even to do this day looking back on it.

I am currently flying an Embraer 175 which is only a bigger version of the G1000 Archers I got to fly at ATP. Getting to fly something so technologically advanced in my early training gave me a big step up into learning how to fly the jet. I just consolidated as an FO at my airline which means I have at least 100 hours in the ERJ! It has been exactly what I have been working toward and I can’t wait to keep hitting those milestones. Thank you for reading! See you in the friendly skies ☺️"

Timeline photos 07/25/2023

We're in Wisconsin for EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2023. If you're attending, stop by booth 316 to speak with Admissions staff, ATP CFI's, and learn more about the best first steps to an airline pilot career!

Timeline photos 07/24/2023

"Almost exactly 3 years ago, I took my first introductory flight lesson at ATP Flight School. Now I can officially say that I'm a licensed airline pilot. I can't wait to see what the future holds. Thank you to all of the amazing people I've met along the journey. It still doesn't feel real, I'm an A320 pilot!"

📸 ATP Alumni Kevin

Timeline photos 07/22/2023

Meet ATP Alumni, Ambassador, and United First Officer Hunter, and learn more about his journey from ATP to United Airlines! 🛫

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"Hey everyone, my name is Hunter, and I am a 2017 Alumni from the LZU training location. I chose ATP flight School because the current school I was training at was not getting me where I wanted to be in an adequate amount of time. Therefore I joined ATP with credit for my private license and finished up my ratings in just four months.

I’m now a First Officer at United Airlines, flying the 787 Dreamliner out of Washington Dulles International Airport. ATP’s fast-paced training program and strict SOPs helped prepare me for what it’s really like to be a professional pilot where you have strict standards and uniform procedures. ATP helped me develop great CRM skills and get me done quickly, so I could become an instructor and build my experience."

Timeline photos 07/21/2023

9,931 FAA Certificates are issued to ATP students annually. ATP-Jacksonville student Tyler added to that total by passing his commercial single-engine checkride. Congratulations, Tyler!

Photos from ATP Flight School's post 07/20/2023

ATP Flight School unveils a new airline pilot training center opening at Brackett Field in La Verne, CA. This 15,000 sq. ft. facility joins ATP's 82 other training centers to scale California operations and increase capacity as we continue to train the next generation of airline pilots.

Photos from ATP Flight School's post 07/18/2023

Cessna Skyhawk or Piper Archer? Which single-engine aircraft do you prefer to fly? ✈️ ☀️

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Timeline photos 07/14/2023

The 7-day countdown to the ATP x SkyWest Airlines open house at our new training center in La Verne, CA, at Brackett Field begins! Will we see you there?

If you have not already, RSVP here:

📷 ATP Alumni and Skywest Airlines First Officer Evan

Timeline photos 07/13/2023

Meet ATP Alumni and Brand Ambassador Nick, and learn more about his journey to the Breeze Airways flight deck.

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"I started my flight training out of ATP-HFD in February of 2021. I chose ATP because of the standardization of training, fast-track curriculum, and the focus on maintenance on the largest training fleet in the country. I instructed at ATP-HFD, ATP-FMY, and finished up my time as an Indoc Flight Standards Instructor in CRG in January of 2023. ATP’s core values and career services helped mold me into a professional aviator and opened up many doors to advance in my career.

Out of the many airline partnerships, I enrolled in the Breeze Embark Program and am flying for Breeze Airways on the A220. Throughout airline training, I recognized many of the same skills and resources I learned while I was at ATP, and ATP helped me achieve my dream of being an airline pilot. From day 1, ATP set a precedent in flight training that helped me successfully transition to such an advanced airplane."

Day In The Life - Cameron Quiseng 07/12/2023

Meet ATP Alumni Cameron, and learn more about what a day in his life looks like at Avelo Airlines! We're proud to partner with Avelo and provide ATP graduates like Cameron with the most efficient pathway to a successful airline pilot career.

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Timeline photos 07/12/2023

We're excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh this year! Make sure to stop by booth #316 to speak with admissions staff, ATP instructors, and learn the best next steps to your professional pilot career!

Timeline photos 07/06/2023

Two of over 500. Meet the newest Piper Archer TXs that joined our fleet last week!

Photos from ATP Flight School's post 06/30/2023

ATP Flight School and Textron Aviation announce an agreement for the purchase of 40 Cessna Skyhawk aircraft. This marks the second fleet purchase of Cessna Skyhawks for our Airline Career Pilot Program in less than a year. With this investment, we continue our commitment to providing top training resources for our students and instructors as we scale to train 20,000 airline pilots by 2030.

Timeline photos 06/28/2023

"Made it to the 1500-hour mark! The fact that I only started flying two and a half years ago and now get to start training to sit in the right seat of an Airbus is absolutely insane to me.

Incredibly grateful to ATP Flight School for the opportunity to progress in my career so quickly. Thankful for everyone in my life who has supported me up to this point. It’s been a grind, but so worth it. Wishing my coworkers at ATP-LUK great success going forward. You all have been a pleasure to work with and are an amazing team of instructors!"

📷 ATP Alumni Kiefer

Timeline photos 06/27/2023

We're bringing the Airline Career Pilot Program to a location near you! ATP's newest training center is arriving soon in San Antonio, TX, at the Stinson Municipal Airport. ✈️

My Piedmont Training Outline 06/24/2023

What does training look like once at an airline? View airline pilot mentor Brady's training outline as a Piedmont Airlines first officer:

My Piedmont Training Outline Over a course of approximately 6 months, I went from studying company policy and procedures to getting operational experience in an Embraer 145 (EMB-145). Below is a synopsis of what it is like to train at Piedmont Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group. A majority of the tra...

Timeline photos 06/23/2023

ICYMI: We are hosting an ATP Flight School x SkyWest Airlines Open House at our new Los Angeles training center at Brackett Field. Join us on Friday, July 21st at 11 am to speak with ATP Admissions staff, various airline recruiters and to learn more about the path to SkyWest through their pathway program!

RSVP Here:

📷 ATP Alumni and SkyWest Airlines First Officer Chris

Pay hours 06/21/2023

How does pay work at an airline? View our mentors replies' here:

Pay hours Hello all! So reading schedules on articles and this forum. I see things saying like: Block: 75hours. Pay: 84 hours Or at-least along those lines. I know airlines have a minimum pay guarantee, but all the ones I’ve found are less than 78 hours of pay. So where do the extra pay hours come from exac...

Timeline photos 06/20/2023

A glimpse of a day in the life of ATP students and instructors:

1,879 Hours of Flight Time.
978 Flights.
53 Checkride Passes.

We're proud of their hard work and determination as they propel the world forward.

May 2023 Schedule 06/19/2023

"May was a fun and action-packed month while being fully signed off from IOE. I enjoyed the variety of destinations like Toronto and Montreal overnights."

Learn more about Airline Pilot Mentor Brady and view his May schedule here:

May 2023 Schedule May was a fun and action-packed month while being fully signed off from IOE. I enjoyed the variety of destinations like Toronto and Montreal overnights. Near the end of the month, I came down with a 5-day illness and took 3 sick days before returning on reserve. It was announced later in the month t...

Photos from ATP Flight School's post 06/16/2023

Meet the three newest Piper Archer TX's to join our fleet.

Timeline photos 06/15/2023

Nothing quite like getting out of the plane after a checkride pass! Congratulations to ATP-JAX student Jase on earning your Private Pilot License.

Next up ➡️ instrument training

Timeline photos 06/13/2023

Favorite n-number in the fleet? 🛫

Photos from ATP Flight School's post 06/12/2023

"May was my first full month as a reserve FO for Envoy. As I’m near the bottom of the reserve list for DFW FO’s, I was given a lot of airport standby (ready reserve), but luckily I was called for flying almost every day. Lots of fun flying and some cool destinations (and lots of deadheads!). Highlights of the month included my longest flight so far to Santa Rosa California (4 hours each way), flights between Hilton Head and Charlotte, an overnight in Cincinnati, and my first international flight to Torreón Mexico!"

View ATP Alumni and Envoy First Officer Roscoe's schedule here:

Timeline photos 06/10/2023

Nothing makes us more proud than seeing our students progress in their professional pilot careers! Pictured are 9 of the 11 ATP instructors that received conditional job offers with Spirit Airlines last month.

Timeline photos 06/09/2023

What do you remember most about the first time you took flight? We're excited to have Douglas, Dwayne, and Laura at the training center for their admissions flights this weekend!

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Photos from ATP Flight School's post 06/09/2023

This morning, we took delivery of three new Piper Archers! We're excited to get these top-of-the-line resources to our students and instructors across the nation as we continue to train the next generation of airline pilots. 🛫

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