Continental Aero Flying School

PROGRAMS

CPL

Commercial Pilot Course

Pilots earn flying in airlines, charters, and general aviation, gaining experience.

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FIL

Flight Instructor Course

Instructors teach aviation skills, theory, and safety to train pilots.

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IR

Instrument Rating

Allows pilots to fly an aircraft solely by reference to instruments, without relying on outside visual references.

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MER

Multi-Engine Rating

Enables pilots to operate and master aircraft equipped with two or more engines.

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ATPL

Airline Transport Pilot Theory

ATPL holders lead large aircraft, captain for airlines, need CPL

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Foreign License Validation & Conversion

Convert foreign pilot's license to fly in the Philippines.

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Refresher Course

Pilots review fundamental concepts of flight, including
aerodynamics, navigation, air law, and traffic procedures.

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Recurrency Training

This training focuses on maintaining and enhancing the skills and knowledge acquired during the licensing
process.

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OUR FLEET

PRIVATE PILOT LICENSE COURSE (PPL)

Duration:

3 - 6 Months

Ground School

110 Hours

Flight Hours

42 Hours

Simulator Hours

5 Hours

The first step in your Flying Career is to get the PPL. It is a type of pilot license that allows individuals to fly an aircraft for personal or recreational purposes, without renumeration. With a PPL, pilots can explore the world of aviation and enjoy the freedom of flying for leisure.

1. Principles of Flight
2. Aircraft General Knowledge
3. Air Law
4. Flight Performance and Planning
5. Human Performance
6. Meteorology
7. Navigation
8. Operational Procedures
9. Radio Telephony
10. EQC C-172

COMMERCIAL PILOT LICENSE COURSE (CPL)

Duration:

10 - 12 Months

Ground School

160 Hours

Flight Hours

100 Hours

It is a type of pilot license that allows individuals to fly
an aircraft and be compensated for their services as a pilot. With a CPL, pilots can work as professional pilots for airlines, charter companies, commercial, and general aviation operations. To obtain a CPL, pilots must gain more in depth knowledge in all subjects and accumulate more flight hours.

1. Principles of Flight
2. Aircraft General Knowledge
3. Air Law
4. Flight Performance and Planning
5. Human Performance
6. Meteorology
7. Navigation
8. Operational Procedures
9. Radio Telephony
10. Terrain and Sea Survival

FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR LICENSE COURSE (FI)

Duration:

4 - 6 Months

Ground School

60 Hours

Flight Hours

20 Hours

Simulator Hours

5 Hours

Flight instructors imparts practical flying skills and
theoretical knowledge to student pilots during their flight training. Participants in the course learn about
instructional methodologies, aviation theory, flight maneuvers, and safety protocols. Upon successful completion, graduates are qualified to provide flight training and guidance to student pilots, helping them
develop the necessary skills and expertise to become competent aviators.

1. The Learning Process
2. Elements of Effective Learning
3. Training Program Development
4. Lesson Planning
5. Techniques of Applied Instruction
6. Instructional Techniques and Use of Training Aids
7. Assessment of Student Performance
8. Student Evaluation and Testing
9. Analysis and Correction of Student Errors
10. Hazard in Aircraft System Failures and Malfunctions
11. Human Performance Relevant to Flight Instruction
12. Student Evaluation and Testing / Training Philosophies

INSTRUMENT RATING (IR)

Duration:

2 - 3 Months

Ground School

60 Hours

Flight Hours

30 Hours

Simulator Hours

10 Hours

It is an additional qualification that can be added to private or commercial pilot license. It allows pilots to fly an aircraft solely by reference to instruments, without relying on outside visual references. This rating is essential for flying in adverse weather conditions or in airspace that requires instrument flight rules (IFR) compliance.

1. Aircraft General Knowledge
2. Air Law
3. Flight Performance and Planning
4. Human Performance
5. Meteorology
6. Navigation
7. Operational Procedures
8. Radio Telephony

MULTI-ENGINE RATING (MER)

Duration:

2 - 3 Months

Ground School

10 Hours

Flight Hours

5 Hours

Simulator Hours

10 Hours

This is an advanced rating that enables pilots to operate and master aircraft equipped with two or more engines. Throughout the course, pilots undergo rigorous instruction on engine management, flight control coordination, emergency procedures, and advanced navigation techniques, ensuring their ability to confidently navigate and manage the complexities of multi-engine aircraft.

1. Performance Specifications
2. Flight Load Factor Limits
3. Emergency Procedures
4. Normal Procedures
5. Weight and Balance/Equipment List

AIRLINE TRANSPORT PILOT LICENSE THEORY (ATPL)

Duration:

2 - 3 Months

Ground School

250 Hours

Holders of an ATPL can act as the pilot-incommand
of large commercial aircraft and serve as captains for airlines in various aviation sectors, including both passenger and cargo operations. An ATPL applicant must be a holder of a CPL with instrument and multi-engine rating, and shall have completed not less than 1,500 hours of flight time.

1. Principles of Flight
2. Aircraft General Knowledge
3. Air Law
4. Flight Performance and Planning
5. Human Performance
6. Meteorology
7. Navigation
8. Operational Procedures
9. Radio Telephony
10. Crew Resource Management
11. MCC Simulator

FOREIGN LICENSE VALIDATION AND CONVERSION

Duration:

2 - 3 Months

Ground School

10 Hours

Flight Hours

10 Hours

Simulator Hours

5 Hours

This process involves validating and/or converting a pilot’s license from a foreign country to a Philippine license. It requires meeting the Philippine Civil Aviation Regulation (PCAR) requirements and passing the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) Air Law examination to gain a temporary license and authorization to fly in the Philippines.

Philippine Civil Aviation Regulations (Air Law)

REFRESHER COURSE

Duration:

1 - 2 Months

Ground School

2 - 4 Weeks

Flight Hours

15 Hours

This course is designed to help pilots review fundamental concepts of flight, including aerodynamics, navigation, air law, and traffic procedures. This course covers topics that are essential in maintaining one’s pilot license according to the Philippine Civil Aviation Regulation requirements. It is a prerequisite to renew one’s pilot license once expired.

SUBJECTS: 1 or 11

Less than 3 years of expiration – Air Law
More than 3 years of expiration – All Subjects except EQC

RECURRENCY TRAINING

Duration:

1 Day

Ground School

None

Flight Hours

2 Hours

This training focuses on maintaining and enhancing the skills and knowledge acquired during the licensing process. While initial training prepares you for your first solo flights and obtaining a license, recurrent training is an ongoing process aimed at keeping pilots up-to-date and proficient in their flying abilities. It may include type rating renewal to ensure pilots maintain their qualifications for certain aircraft types.

Completion of 3 Take – Off and Landings