Commercial Pilot Airplane

He is the professional qualified to fly aircraft, with remuneration, being able to enter the labor market of Civil Aviation.

* Prerequisites: Minimum age: 18 years old;

Education: 2nd complete degree;

Private Pilot License.

* Necessary documentation: Anac Code, Copy of: Identity Card, CPF, Voter License, Proof of Residence, Reservist Certificate, 2nd Degree Completion Certificate (only the 2nd degree completion certificate requires a certified copy), 2 photos 3X4 , Medical Examination (CMA) - performed in a clinic accredited by ANAC.

* Theoretical Part: Classes from Monday to Friday - Period: morning, afternoon or night Duration: 2 months

Saturday classes - Period: morning and afternoon (full) Duration: 3 months

Customized scale for crew.

* Disciplines: VFR and IFR Air Traffic Regulation, Meteorology, Air Navigation Planning, High Speed ​​Flight Theory and Technical Knowledge of Reaction Aircraft.

* Practical Part: Flight instruction 100 h of flight for Commercial Pilot by Airplane (Totaling 150 flight hours = Private Pilot + Commercial Pilot).

1st Stage: Enrollment in the COMMERCIAL pilot course and medical examination

The first step in becoming a commercial pilot consists of enrolling in Paiva Aviation and requesting a letter of introduction for the 1st class medical examination.

This exam is done to obtain the Aeronautical Medical Certificate (CMA) that is necessary to start the course. You can obtain the certificate by taking the clinical exams accredited by ANAC. Access the website of our partner CMA TIJUCA and schedule your exam.

2nd Stage: Realization of the theoretical course for COMMERCIAL pilot

The second step in becoming a commercial pilot is taking the theoretical course that lasts approximately 3 months. See below the subjects covered in the theoretical course for commercial pilot:

  • Technical Knowledge of Reaction Aircraft

  • Meteorology

  • High Speed ​​Flight Theory

  • Air Navigation

  • Air Traffic Regulations VFR and IFR.

3rd Stage: Conducting the Exam applied by ANAC

Upon completion of the theoretical course, students must take an exam prepared and applied by ANAC, which will be the third step necessary to become a commercial pilot. This exam consists of 100 questions, 20 of each subject seen in the theoretical course of which the candidate needs to get 70% of each subject correct to obtain the certificate of approval.

4th Stage: Realization of practical classes of COMMERCIAL Pilot

After completing and passing the theoretical course, the student will be prepared for the practical stage of the course.

The practical course for commercial pilots consists of 110 flight hours. The number of hours varies according to each school, but it is around 110 hours.

If the student is qualified to fly a Helicopter or qualified to fly a Glider, the total flight hours of the flight practice may be reduced, according to the rules of RBAC 61.

Then, an evaluation flight must be carried out, which will be monitored by an examiner accredited by ANAC.

After passing the practical stage, candidates will become commercial pilots. In other words, they will have the license to fly air taxi, airline and executive aircraft.

A COMMERCIAL pilot career


Being a commercial pilot is an opportunity to be able to enter the much desired and glamorous profession of commercial airline pilot.

As explained, to be a commercial pilot you must have gone through the entire process of the private pilot course. In other words, it is the second step and the closest one to enter the career of pilot in airline, air taxi or executive aviation, being able to exercise paid activity.


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