Pilots-Licence RTR(A) Classes

RTR(A) Classes: We provides RTR(A) Classes here, know what is RTR(A):


The Radio Telephony Restricted (Aeronautical) R. T. R.(A) is a professional license of an international standard as per the general guidelines given under international radio regulations. Wireless Planning and Coordination Wing conducts the RTR(A) exam. The exam will test the communication abilities. This is equally important to know that the RTR(A) license holder is accountable and certified for Operating All radio frequencies and radio equipment on board an aircraft. Whereas the license is an obligatory requirement for aviation enthusiasts to professionally perform their job as a pilot or a flight dispatcher in India, as according to DGCA regulations.

Before we talk about the contents of examination, we should understand the importance of proper skills to get RTR (A) licence.

  1. First and foremost is to communicate efficiently with ATC as per globally set uniform standards.
  2. Reduced Radio Occupancy Time, which enables ATC to manage Air Traffic more effectively.
  3. To react in an appropriate manner while A/C or its occupants (POB) are in emergency, stress or urgency.
  4. To understand the importance of positive communication with ATC and procedures to be followed during Radio Communication Failure (RCF) etc.

Expertise in RTR enables you to handle the machine more confidently & safely, as communication with ATC is one of the most effective tool to handle A/C, once you are airborne.

What is in RTR (A) exam:

RTR(A) exam is conducted in two parts known as Part-1 & Part-2.

RTR (A) Part-1: (100 Marks- 25 mins), Candidate needs to answer five questions based on various situations that can arise during A/C handling, by writing and transmitting. They declare the result for Part-1 on the same day shortly after the exam. Clearing Part-1 enables a candidate to appear for Part-2.

RTR (A) Part-2: (Viva) 100 marks. Syllabus is available at official WPC website (as per ITU Radio Regulation-1990), which basically covers: Regulations and RT Procedures.

  1. Regulations and Procedure: ITU and it’s Regulations.
  2. Abbreviations as contained in ICAO Annexure 10 (Vol. I & II).
  3. Radio telephony Communication procedures for distress.
  4. Licensing requirements of installation and operations of radio aids used in aircraft and radio equipment to be on A/C as per ICAO and ITU standards.
  5. Anything from Part-1 syllabus as well.

Course Duration: 1 Month.