The has just sent the following communication with instructors for DPEs, Instructors, and Certificate holders: “Because of the lapse in federal funding and the subsequent furlough of employees at the Airman Registry Branch, you may be contacted by applicants whose …Continue reading →
A clarification has been issued by AFS-720 to help DPEs who encounter mismatches in middle name and middle initials when processing pilot certificates. The following note may be of help to some examiners when a discrepancy is encountered: AFS-720 now …Continue reading →
The FAA has issued a notice (N8900.490) highlighting the requirements for DPEs to destroy previously issued pilot certificates when issuing new ones. DPEs can review this notice to ensure their compliance with the policy by clicking here.
The FAA has issued a notice regarding introducion of the new Military Competency Non-Category Specific (MCN) aeronautical knowledge test and the new Commercial Pilot-Military Competence Airman Certification Standards (ACS), FAA-S-ACS-12. Examiners who conduct this activity should review the notice. It …Continue reading →
UPDATE: This order was canceled as of 10/1/2019 and incorporated into an updated FAA Order 8000.95 Chg 5 – This can be found at: https://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/orders_notices/index.cfm/go/document.information/documentID/1023947 DPEs are advised to review the recent FAA Notice 8900.485 that has just been issued that …Continue reading →
DPEs are advised that current versions of guidance for how they do their jobs at this time includes FAA Order 8900.2C and FAA Order 8000.95 with Changes 1-4. They can be obtained by clicking on the following links: FAA Order …Continue reading →
The FAA has released updated ACS documents that will be effective for use on June 11, 2018. Examiners, instructors, and applicants are advised to review them and being using as appropriate. They may be found at: Commercial Pilot — Airplane …Continue reading →
Today the FAA published FAA Notice N8900.463 which specifically addresses a change in policy in the Commercial Pilot ACS and the CFI PTS documents to allow for completion of a practical test without requiring demonstration of a complex aircraft on …Continue reading →