ATP written 121 or 135?

newmei

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Hello I'm gonna get my ATP in about year once I get the hours and the age. I meet 135 mins however don't know many of the regs. My plans are to be at a airline someday, should I take the 121 test or 135 test? I figure if I take the 135 test I'll have a head start on 135 regs for a freight job, however not as applicable to the airlines.

What do you guys recommend?
I'm gonna do it the cheap way with the the BIG RED BOOK!

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bobbysamd

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ATP written

It makes no difference which ATP written you take. Take the one that's the least trouble to take. It will make no difference come practical time.

For example, I knew nothing about 121 and 135. I went to a weekend groundschool and took the 121 ATP written the Tuesday after class. I did fine.

Good luck with studying.
 

Dep676

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You could flip a coin and let that decide. Like bobbysamd said it doesn't matter. I took the 135 because the systems were on the 1900 and not 727's and other heavy stuff that I will probably never fly or if I do it will be a long time from now. I wasn't asked which test I took during an interview with a regional. Then again I had my ATP by then and it wouldn't mattered I guess. If your going to get the rating before you get to a airline just take the 135. You will be familar with the regs if you are flying 135 anyway. And just skip over the 121 stuff. Good Luck
 

jsoceanlord

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a guy told me he skipped all the weight and balance questions - advice i'm going to use on the FE written
 
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