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Combined FAA/EASA Professional Pilot Program

Bristow Academy’s combined FAA/EASA Professional Pilot Program provides complete European certification by combining EASA CPL(H) training with FAA training components. This course is approved for the application of one year of post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Certification Duration Approx. Flight Hours
FAA Private Pilot License (PPL)
FAA Commercial Pilot License (CPL)
FAA Instrument Rating (IR)
EASA Commercial Pilot License (CPL-H)
FAA Certified Flight Instructor (CFI)
FAA Certified Flight Instructor Instrument (CFII)
20 months 216.2

*This is the average duration of the program. Actual duration is based on individual student aptitude.

For general inquiries, contact Bristow Academy at 1 (800) 686 4080 or via e-mail at For government or civil group training, contact Bristow Academy at 1 (321) 567 0391 or via e-mail at

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