Crew Pilot Training:
B-737 Classic Type Rating

Small classes, enormous focus, since 1978

Approved for VA Benefits

281-360-1010
rayb@737cpt.com

B-737 Classic (ATP or Commercial) Type Rating

Crew Pilot Training (CPT) has a 34 year history training B-737 pilots for all major airlines especially SOUTHWEST. All our Staff, instructors and examiners are retired or close to retiring from all Airlines. The Boeing 737 Classic type rating is a Common Rating which is good for all 737 aircraft. CPT offers a differences course for the pilots that require training on a specific series aircraft for insurance purposes. For the Commercial rated pilots wanting to add the ATP license, bring the original copy of your ATP written examination and CPT will add the ATP at No extra charge.


Course Content

  1. B-737 Volume 1 Operations & Volume 2 Systems manuals, (Pubs).
  2. (EFIS) colored cockpit panels. Located on our cpt-ops website, password protected.
  3. 48+ hours of actual classroom ground instruction.
  4. 2 hours Fixed Base Training (FTD). Conducted in the actual FFS without motion and visual.
  5. 28 hours full flight simulator (FFS) if partnered, which will include Line Oriented Flight Training (LOFT) and FAA certification ride with one of our Training Center Examiners (TCE) or the FAA.
  6. Training and checking is accomplished in a Level (C or D) 6 axes (EFIS) FAA approved FULL flight simulator under our FAA 142 Certificate #VQPX292K.

Minimum Course Requirements

USA FAA Commercial Pilot license, Multi-Engine with Instruments. For the pilot adding the FULL ATP with the type rating reference FAR 61.159 flight experience and for the pilot applying for the RESTRICTECD ATP. Valid civilian FIRST class medical ONLY if applying for Veterans benefits. For the student attending without Veterans Benefits NO medical is required. See FAR 61.63 and/or 61.64 (2) regulation for more information on how to qualify for entry into the B-737 simulator only program. You must meet at least one of the different rules to qualify for entry or a limitation of 25 hours will be added to your license.


Training Center Locations

  • 5000 NW 36th St, Miami, FL 33166 — map

Download the Miami Overview Booklet.


Time Away From Home

Depending on your flight experience plan 10 to 11 days. With the understanding the books don't lay around gathering dust while at home.


Class Scheduling and Enrolling

Classes are ongoing. However, if you have a special day you would prefer, bring a few of your buddies and we will try our best to accommodate you.

To submit an application either:

Any queries, please address to our contact page.

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Documents required to Complete Enrollment

The following document copies must be received prior to class date via email to rayb@737cpt.com

ATP (or) Commercial license: If you hold the ATP we will need a GOOD CLEAR copy (pdf) front and back, and signed. If you hold a Commercial license and have the ATP written, CPT will need a (pdf) copy of the ATP exam results and the ATP certificate from the ATP-CTP school you attended.
Medical: A (pdf) copy of your current (FIRST) class CIVILIAN medical. Remember you don’t need one unless you will be filing for VA benefits. You may wait on the medical as we don’t need it until right before your class date.
Copy of passport OR Birth Certificate: If you use your Birth Certificate we will need TWO forms of picture ID and make them clear (pdf) copies please.
Picture: Photo (Jpeg) current (about the size of a passport) in color. This is a requirement of the TSA. Take a selfie of yourself with your smartphone.
VA information: COPIES of all college transcripts that you list on VA form 22-1990 block 14C. Unofficial copies are OK.

B-737 Classic Type Rating Course Tuition: $9,000

A first deposit of $1,500 is required when enrolling and can be received by one of 3 ways:

  1. M/C or Visa no service charge for the first deposit.
  2. Personal check
  3. Bank transfer (CPT uses Bank of America).

The course balance ($7,500) is due in our home office 10 days prior to class by a Personal Check or Bank Transfer (CPT uses Bank of America). Please contact the home office for bank transfer information at (281) 360-1010 or rayb@737cpt.com. Service charge (3%) applies when using credit card for the second deposit.

Additional Full Flight Simulator (FFS) training is available at a cost of $550.00 per hour (in two hours blocks) which includes the instructor.

Please make payments to:

Crew Pilot Training, Inc
PO Box 6692
Kingwood, Texas 77325-6692


NOTE:  For the students that have USAA checking accounts, USAA will only let you transfer $5,000.00 each 24 hours, so you need to think about transferring early.


Hotels

CPT has contracts with 2 Hotels close to the Training Center. The price will vary due to the time of year and what your personal room request are. The price range is from 69 to 99 + tax. The operations department will make your reservations to assure confirmation. Hotels do offer transportation to and from Airport. See comfortsuitesmiamiairport.com for hotel information.


Travel to and from Miami, Florida

SWA does not serve Miami International Airport (MIA), but they do serve Fort Lauderdale airport. (about 20 to 25 miles away). If traveling on SWA to FLL suggest you first go to www.tri-rail.com, they have a shuttle train that serves FLL to different places in MIA. Suggest if using the rail service you get off at the HIALEAH MARKET station in Miami, as it is closer to our Hotel. Once you arrive call the Hotel and tell them you are with Crew Pilot Training and where you are and the Hotel will send a shuttle. The train cost approx. $5.00 one way and runs about 15 minutes past the hour. The train stop is well off the airport property but they have a FREE shuttle back and forth from the terminal to the train station.

Traveling in to MIA International Airport: Go to baggage area and call the Hotel for pick-up. Make sure and tell them you are with Crew Pilot Training.

Uber Cab Service: Anyone can use Uber, just download the APP on your smart phone and fill out the information required.


Veteran's Benefits

We are VA approved for veterans benefits. VA refunds normally take approximately 4 to 8 weeks after graduation. Upon completion of the course, CPT will provide copies of all VA paperwork that were filed on your behalf.

More information is available on our VA Benefits page.


International Students

All foreign students, and students holding Green Cards, must apply for TSA approval prior to attending class. This is a requirement even if you have been approved at another U.S. flight school, regardless of visa; approval is required for each U.S. flight school or center you wish to attend. You must apply through www.flightschoolcandidates.gov at least four weeks prior to class.


Cancellation/Refund and Rescheduling Policy

All cancellation notices must be by email or certified mail in our home office 30 days prior to class date. Please reference our cancellation and rescheduling policies.


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