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Pilot License

A self-sponsored pilot is some one who has received a CPL by paying all of the tuition by himself/herself, and has accumulated a total of 250 flight hours (Actual requirement various among airlines, for example, China Airlines and EVA requires 250 hours, where as Far Eastern Airlines would requires 300 hours), he or she will apply directly with airlines for related position, where upon passing additional training such as jet transition course, type rating (of an aircraft, such as Airbus A320), and other courses that maybe required, to become a second or first officer in the cockpit.

Course Contents

Apex Syllabus


CAA Requirements

100 hours

Ground School

35 hours

55 hours

Dual flight

55 hours

540 km, 3 approaches

Long X-Country

540 km, 3 approaches

25 hours

Flight Simulator


11 hours

Night Flight

10 hours

105 hours

Total PIC Hour

100 hours

195 hours

Total Flight Hour

(PPL, IR hours included)

190 hours



  1. Requirement :18 Yrs and older、high school diploma required.(Must be age of  20 or older for CAA exam)

  2. English Proficiency: Recommended TOEIC score of 650 or higher.

  3. Medical Exam:CAA Class A required in order to apply for airlines.

  4. Training Aircraft:Diamond Aircraft  DA40NG。

  5. Location:Taitung Fong Nian Airport (ICAO:RCFN/IATA:TTT)。

  6. Ground Exam:Upon completion of ground school, one may apply for the CAA CPL exam.

  7. CHECK-RIDE:One may proceed with check-ride upon completion of ground exam & oral exam.

  8. ​Must hold a valid PPL, non CAA PPL holder requires additional conversion course.

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