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Welcome to the Professional Aviation Board of Certification
Welcome to the PABC website
the birthplace of
Global Professional Pilot Certification
PABC is an independent, international non-profit organization that enhances aviation safety by testing the pre-employment knowledge of pilots seeking to enter this profession.
Aviation insurers encourage the air transport industry to adopt PABC's Gobal Professional Pilot Certification (GPPC) exam as a way to identify any gaps in a pilot's knowledge that will degrade his/her performance during Initial New Hire (INH) and type-rating training.
PABC will define globally accepted knowledge standards for pre-employment pilot training and conduct GPPC testing (certification) of pilots against those standards, but will not conduct pre-employment pilot training.
FIRST TIME VISITORS
The links below provide brief introductions to PABC and the GPPC, based on your role or special interest in the industry.
Or, if you prefer, you are welcome to explore the entire site. To aid in that that, we offer the Site Map and Search features.
- Registering with us so you can stay abreast of PABC and the GPPC as they evolve in response to industry changes in the months ahead.
- Contacting us to ask questions or offer your help and/or suggestions.
Thank you, in advance, for your interest, counsel and encouragement.
PABC and the entire PABC Team
Check out PABC News Briefs - upper right corner of this Home Page
Links to articles, presentations and data on industry events, proposals and decisions that impact the training, evaluation and careers of aspiring professional pilots