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Restricted - ATP Certificates

The Institute of Aviation at Parkland College has been approved by the FAA to certify graduates for Restricted Airline Transport Pilot (R-ATP) certificates. In order to qualify, one must meet all of the qualifications below:
 

  • Graduated with a associate’s degree in Aviation.
  • Completed AVI 129, 140, 200, 209 (instrument and commercial courses).
  • Completed (with a passing grade) at least 30 credit hours of approved aviation coursework (Approved list is below and all courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise noted).

If you feel that you meet the qualifications and would like the R-ATP certificate, please email aviation@parkland.edu with your name, pilot certificate number and mailing address as well as an official transcript to the Institute of Aviation located at 1 Airport Road, Savoy, IL 61874.

 

COURSE # COURSE TITLE SEMESTER CREDITS
AVI 101 Private Pilot I 3
AVI 120 Private Pilot II 3
AVI 129 Commercial-Instrument I 3
AVI 140 Commercial-Instrument II 3
AVI 184 Aircraft Systems 3
AVI 200 Commercial Pilot I 3
AVI 209 Commercial Pilot II 3
AVI 220 Flight Instructor Certification Course 4
AVI 222 Instrument Flight Instructor 1
AVI 280 Multiengine Land 1
AVI 281 Cockpit Resource Management 3
ESC 101 Introduction to Weather 4
ALV 101 Private Pilot I Supplemental 0.5-1.5
ALV 103 Private Pilot I Ground Supplemental 2
ALV 120 Private Pilot II Supplemental 0.5-1.5
ALV 121 Private Pilot II Ground Supplemental 2
ALV 129 Commercial Instrument I Supplemental 0.5-1.5
ALV 128 Commercial Instrument I Ground Supplemental 2
ALV 140 Commercial Instrument II Supplemental 0.5-1.5
ALV 141 Commercial Instrument II Ground Supplemental 2
ALV 200 Commercial Pilot I Supplemental 0.5-1.5
ALV 201 Commercial Pilot I Ground Supplemental 2
ALV 209 Commercial Pilot II Supplemental 0.5-1.5
ALV 210 Commercial Pilot II Ground Supplemental 2
ALV 220 Flight Instructor Supplemental 0.5-1.5
ALV 221 Flight Instructor Ground Supplemental 2
ALV 222 Instrument Flight Instructor Supplemental 0.5-1.5
ALV 280 Multiengine Land Supplemental 0.5-1.5

FAQ's

1. Can a pilot with any associate’s degree from Parkland apply for R-ATP privileges?
A. No. In order to receive a R-ATP certificate from Parkland College, an applicant must graduate with a degree in Aviation and complete AVI 129, 140, 200, and 209. Completed (with a passing grade) at least 30 credit hours of approved aviation coursework.

2. How long does the certification process take?
A. The applicant must order an official transcript from the Office of Records, which takes several days, fill out the form below, and then the Chief Pilot will certify the transcript. Once the transcript is received, the applicant can expect his or her certificate in 2-3 weeks.

3. How can a graduate be certified (who must one contact)?
A. Email aviation@parkland.edu.

4. What are the approved minimums for a graduate?
A. A graduate must have 1250 hours total time, 200 hours cross country, 100 hours of night, 50 hours of multi time, 100 hours of instrument, and must be 21 years old. See FAR 61.160(c) for more information.

5. What are the benefits of having R-ATP?
A. Holding a restricted airline transport pilot certificate allows a graduate to apply to and fly for FAR Part 135 and 121 companies without having to meet the 1500 hours of total time and 500 hours of cross country time required for the full ATP.

6. What if I completed my instrument rating under part 61, but graduated from the Aviation program and did my commercial through Parkland (or vice versa)?
A. A graduate must have completed his or her transitional courses, instrument rating AND commercial certificate as well as AVI 220 at the Institute of Aviation at Parkland College.

7. What happens to my R-ATP when I meet the minimums for a full ATP?
A. Depending on the company you work for, there may be different procedures for obtaining an ATP certificate with no restrictions.


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