Welcome Guest. Sign in or Signup

1 Answers

Converting to an India Commercial

Asked by: 2070 views Commercial Pilot

I have a potential student that inquired how to convert a US FAA Commercial or ATP to one good for India. He plans to move back there and wants to fly for the airlines. I looked at the DGCA website for India and there's an odd requirement for 10th and 12th math and physics. What if the person doesn't have that? I find it strange that not having that would prohibit one from flying for the airlines. Is there a way to satisy that or another way to get the ATP for India?

Ace Any FAA Written Test!
Actual FAA Questions / Free Lifetime Updates
The best explanations in the business
Fast, efficient study.
Pass Your Checkride With Confidence!
FAA Practical Test prep that reflects actual checkrides.
Any checkride: Airplane, Helicopter, Glider, etc.
Written and maintained by actual pilot examiners and master CFIs.
The World's Most Trusted eLogbook
Be Organized, Current, Professional, and Safe.
Highly customizable - for student pilots through pros.
Free Transition Service for users of other eLogs.
Our sincere thanks to pilots such as yourself who support AskACFI while helping themselves by using the awesome PC, Mac, iPhone/iPad, and Android aviation apps of our sponsors.

1 Answers

  1. Micah on May 16, 2012

    This is a question for the Indian authorities. Maybe you can find someone in the FAA who may know and can help you. I expect there is an equivalency that may be satisfied; US school standards/credits aren’t the same as these you quote, but I’m sure there is a comparable standard.

    0 Votes Thumb up 0 Votes Thumb down 0 Votes

The following terms have been auto-detected the question above and any answers or discussion provided. Click on a term to see its definition from the Dauntless Aviation JargonBuster Glossary.

Answer Question

Our sincere thanks to all who contribute constructively to this forum in answering flight training questions. If you are a flight instructor or represent a flight school / FBO offering flight instruction, you are welcome to include links to your site and related contact information as it pertains to offering local flight instruction in a specific geographic area. Additionally, direct links to FAA and related official government sources of information are welcome. However we thank you for your understanding that links to other sites or text that may be construed as explicit or implicit advertising of other business, sites, or goods/services are not permitted even if such links nominally are relevant to the question asked.