ATR 72-500 Full FLight Simulator level D (Technical info & Certificates)

1: Self Sudies (CBT) CPaT elearning (CBT)

Our students have UNLIMITED subscription included in the TR programs. This way, they can start the training before coming to GTA,  and also use the platform during the training.

2: Ground Training (82h)

  • Ground class with instructor. 57h
  • Procedure training ATR-500 MFTD / VPT: 25h (5 sessions).

3: Simulator Training (36h)

All of our full flight simulators (FFS) have level D certification, the maximum certification available, this includes our 2 ATR´s FFS (ATR 72-500 and ATR 72-600) located at GTA Madrid.  This means that one hour of flight on board equals one hour of actual flight in terms of training. The system replicates the behavior of the aircraft with complete realism.

  • Full Flight Simulator: 32h (8 sessions).
  • Full Flight Simulator: Exam/LST: 4h (1 session).

4: Base training 6 or 4 T/G

  • Depending on the previous multi-pilot flight experience of each pilot: 4 or 6 take-offs and landings + 1 Go around

    As required

  • Zero Flight Time Training (ZFTT) available

ZFTT refers to the training given on an aircraft type rating course that is carried out entirely in a simulator. Normally, following a skill test on a new aircraft type, pilots need to complete aircraft Base Training. However, experienced pilots (*) may complete this training in the Simulator.

(*) In a level D simulator: 500 hours flight time or 100 route sectors.

Course requirements


  • Certificate of 70 pilot-in-command hours.
  • UPRT Advanced
  • Endorsed ME, IR.
  • Valid CPL (ATPL theory) or ATPL.
  • Valid Class 1 Medical Certificate.
  • MCC certificate of completion.
  • English level 4 ICAO.
  • Evaluation of Entry Level Training (ELT).


  • Hold  ME, IR.
  • Valid Class 1 Medical Certificate.
  • English level 4 ICAO.
  • Evaluation of Entry Level Training (ELT).
82 h

Ground training

36 h

FFS training

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