EASA from 0 to 1.500 hours

From Zero to 1.500 hours course is designed for future pilots with no current flight experience, who will start the training from PPL(A) to CPL(A) and add the IR(A), MEP and Flight Instructor ratings and additionally 1300 hours of experience within 2 years of working as a Flight Instructor (Pilot in Command time) at Flying Academy, reaching 1500 hours total time, that is not only a crucial milestone for all airlines, but also a turning point for each pilot’s personal flight experience.

Course entry requirements

  • Minimum age of 18 years

  • First class medical certificate

  • No flight experience

  • Sufficient level of knowledge of Mathematics and Physics

  • English language knowledge – ATO oral and written test

  • Good communication skills and ability to teach others

  • European Union citizen or working permit for EU

  • Conflict-free person, with positive attitude for work

  • Training results corresponding to the future employment

License privileges & Flight Instructor in Flying Academy

Take advantage and go for a unique offer in Europe – start your training for a professional pilot and get your first employment straight upon completion of your training!

From Zero to 1.500 hours course offers you the best opportunity to start your professional pilot career with 1500 flight hours in your logbook:

  • 200 hours during the zero to Commercial Pilot training program (100 hours as Pilot in Command and 100 hours as Dual received)

  • 1.300 hours during the first 2 years of working as a Flight Instructor in Flying Academy (Pilot in Command time)

Please note that a Flight Instructor position in Flying Academy is not guaranteed and is 100% dependent on the trainee’s performance during the training period but also about how he/she will develop teaching skills. Periodic assessment on the pilot’s performance is done during the entire training period, making sure that all necessary steps and actions have been performed for the trainee to be able to become a Flight Instructor for Flying Academy.


The minimum time needed for completion of Zero to 1.500 hours training program is about 16 months after which additional 24 months of contract from the moment of obtaining the Flight Instructor license.

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Learning objectives

Ground Training– during the Zero to 1.500 hours, the trainee will complete theoretical courses for PPL(A), IR(A), MEP(A), ATPL theory & FI(A).

Flight training– the flight training will start with the PPL(A) and Night Rating, continues with IR(A), MEP(A), CPL(A) and finally FI(A).

Ground Training

The applicant has to go through ground training covering:

  • Air law and ATC procedures

  • Airframes & systems, electrics, power-plant, emergency equipment

  • Instrumentation

  • Mass and balance

  • Performance

  • Flight planning & monitoring

  • Human performance & limitations

  • Meteorology

  • General navigation

  • Radio navigation

  • Operational procedures

  • Principles of flight

  • Communications

For the FI rating, the trainee will undergo dedicated preparation to meet the standards of quality of Flying Academy for Certified Flight Instructors..

Flight Training

At the end of the training + 2 years of employment, the trainee will have a minimum of 1500 total flight hours (including PPL(A) time):

  • 1.400 hours as Pilot in Command

  • 100 hours of Dual hours (training received)

Examination – Theoretical

For PPL(A) – The applicant has to demonstrate the theoretical knowledge at the CAA office in the form of written tests. Tests consist of nine subjects (Meteorology, Navigation, Communications, Aircraft General Knowledge, Principles of flight, Air Law, Flight performance and planning, Human Performance and limitations, Operational procedures).

For ATPL(A) – An applicant must demonstrate a level of knowledge appropriate to the privileges of the holder of ATPL(A) in accordance with EASA requirements of Part-FCL.

Examination – Practical

The practical skill exams in the airplane with the examiner can be taken after successful completion of the written tests.

For the 0-1500 hours there are 6 practical examinations: PPL(A), IR(A), MEP(A) & MEP(A) IR, CPL(A) and FI(A)

The applicant must demonstrate the ability to:

  • Operate the airplane within its limitations

  • Complete all maneuvers as smooth and as accurate as requested by EASA/FAA

  • Exercise good judgment and airmanship

  • Apply aeronautical knowledge

  • Maintain control of the airplane at all times.

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Course fees

Flight school Flying Academy is offering one of the most cost-efficient ab-inition to Commercial training packages in the European Union. The fees for the complete course 0-1500 hours includes all modules needed for being able to comply with the EASA ATPL(A) issuance requirements.

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DescriptionAmountUnit price EURTotal EUR
Private Pilot License is the first step in the aviation career. Holder of PPL license can act as Pilot in command (PIC) or co - pilot of any Airplane engaged in non revenue flights.
Aircraft Cessna 152451165 202
Flight Instructor45321 440
Ground Training1956956
PPL(A) Night Rating
NR qualification allows pilots to fly during night time in Visual Meteorological Conditions [VMC] and is a prerequisite for IR(A) training.
Aircraft Cessna 1525116578
Flight Instructor532160
Ground Training (5 hours)1130130
ATPL(A) theory
ATPL is the highest level of aircraft pilot certification. ATPL course is meant for future Airline pilots. ATPL certified pilots are authorized to act as Pilot-in-Command of an aircraft in any Airline.
ATPL Theory12 7602 760
Instrument Rating refers to the qualifications that a pilot must have in order to fly under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR)
Aircraft Cessna 172P501326 580
Flight Instructor50402 000
Ground Training1996996
The Multi Engine Piston rating extends the privileges of a Private Pilot Licence (PPL) or Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) and allows you to pilot aircraft with more than one engine. One of the main take-aways of the training is to understand the differences between a single engine piston and a multi-engine piston.
Aircraft Piper Seminole113443 780
Flight Instructor1140440
Ground Training1540600
Commercial Pilot Certificate is a qualification that permits the holder to act as the pilot of an aircraft for remuneration. When issuing CPL license pilot will have 200 Total Time hours out of which 100 PIC.
Aircraft Cessna 152101161 156
Aircraft Piper Arrow52201 100
Flight Instructor1540600
Time Building
In order to meet requirements of particular modules Trainee will need to enhance his experince and build his hours. TB is done after issuing of PPL.
Aircraft Cessna 152681047 045
Aircraft Cessna 172SP Glass Cockpit111481 624
Aircraft Piper Arrow3212636
Aircraft Cirrus SR 203212636
The privileges of the holder of a FI(A) rating are to conduct flight instruction for the issue of the PPL(A) and class and type ratings for single-engine airplanes.
Aircraft Cessna 152281163 237
Aircraft Zlin 1422292584
Flight Instructor30401 200
Total EUR43 439

The price is without VAT (+ 21 %).

Training fees are covering the following items and services:

  • All training manuals
  • Access to the Learning Management System and EASA question bank
  • Instructor time for ground school & practical training
  • Plane rental, including fuel

All training fees are bound to the actual exchange rates of the local currency of the Flying Academy base where the training or a part of the training is provided.