The ATPL theory is learned by means of a distance learning course. As a starting point, you will receive the entire theory as a physical teaching aid in several folders and additionally as ebooks. The Distance Learning platform guides you through the theory to be learned. The platform includes additional animations, videos and multiple choice tests to check the acquired knowledge. The entire course, the final tests and the FOCA examinations can only be taken in English.
010 Air law
040 Human performance & limitations
061 General navigation
021 General aircraft knowledge
031 Mass & balance
033 Flight planning
071 Operational procedures
082 Principles of flight
Before registering for the official FOCA theory test, you will take final tests at the school. The final tests are computer-based and multiple choice - just like the FOCA exam. The FOCA theory examinations take place regularly in Ittigen near Bern.
*The ATPL theory can be completed in the variants ATPL/VFR and ATPL/IR. The latter variant contains the entire instrument flight theory. Partition 092 "IR-Communications" is added, which is missing in the variant ATPL/VFR. More detailed material for IR complements the subjectssuch as instrumentation and radio navigation.