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Abridge Course


Abridge Course

The Abridge course is tailored for Malaysians who hold a foreign pilot license and wish to convert it to a Malaysian license upon CAAM approval.

Entry Requirements:

  • Minimum age of 17 to register for training. Must be 18 upon application for the issue of CPL/IR.
  • Completion of SPM or IGCSE or equivalent qualifications with at least 5 credit in English, Mathematics, and Science subjects.
  • Pass a Class I medical examination with a requisite certificate from a CAAM Designated Medical Examiner (DME)
  • Obtain a Letter of Approval from the CAAM (by submitting form CAAM/BOP/FCL/50 along with academic qualifications).
  • Pass IATAC's Psychomotor Test.

IATAC offers Ground School training for the CAAM ATPL required for the issuance of a CPL/IR. The entire syllabus is covered in 750 hours.

The ground school subjects covered include

Phase 1 - Total 430 hours

  • AGK: System
  • Human Performance Limitation
  • Meteorology
  • Principles of Flight
  • AGK: Instrument
  • VFR Communication
  • IFR Communication

Phase 2 - Total 360 hours

  • General Navigation
  • Radio Navigation
  • Flight Planning and Monitoring
  • Mass and Balance
  • Air Law
  • Operational Procedures
  • Performance

Flying Phase Training

Flying phase training requirements will be determined by the CAAM Letter of Approval and assessed by IATAC.

  • Single Engine (SE) - 135 hours
  • Multi Engine (ME) - 25 hours
  • FNPT II Flight Simulator - 40 hours

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