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Title 14Chapter ISubchapter DPart 61


TITLE 14—Aeronautics and Space

CHAPTER I—FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED)

SUBCHAPTER D—AIRMEN

PART 61—CERTIFICATION: PILOTS, FLIGHT INSTRUCTORS, AND GROUND INSTRUCTORS

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Appendix
Special Federal Aviation Regulation No. 73—Robinson R-22/R-44 Special Training and Experience Requirements
Appendix
Special Federal Aviation Regulation No. 100-2—Relief for U.S. Military and Civilian Personnel Who are Assigned Outside the United States in Support of U.S. Armed Forces Operations
Appendix
Special Federal Aviation Regulation No. 108

Subpart A—GENERAL

§61.1
Applicability and definitions.
§61.2
Exercise of Privilege.
§61.3
Requirement for certificates, ratings, and authorizations.
§61.4
Qualification and approval of flight simulators and flight training devices.
§61.5
Certificates and ratings issued under this part.
§61.7
Obsolete certificates and ratings.
§61.9
[Reserved]
§61.11
Expired pilot certificates and re-issuance.
§61.13
Issuance of airman certificates, ratings, and authorizations.
§61.14
[Reserved]
§61.15
Offenses involving alcohol or drugs.
§61.16
Refusal to submit to an alcohol test or to furnish test results.
§61.17
Temporary certificate.
§61.18
Security disqualification.
§61.19
Duration of pilot and instructor certificates.
§61.21
Duration of a Category II and a Category III pilot authorization (for other than part 121 and part 135 use).
§61.23
Medical certificates: Requirement and duration.
§61.25
Change of name.
§61.27
Voluntary surrender or exchange of certificate.
§61.29
Replacement of a lost or destroyed airman or medical certificate or knowledge test report.
§61.31
Type rating requirements, additional training, and authorization requirements.
§61.33
Tests: General procedure.
§61.35
Knowledge test: Prerequisites and passing grades.
§61.37
Knowledge tests: Cheating or other unauthorized conduct.
§61.39
Prerequisites for practical tests.
§61.41
Flight training received from flight instructors not certificated by the FAA.
§61.43
Practical tests: General procedures.
§61.45
Practical tests: Required aircraft and equipment.
§61.47
Status of an examiner who is authorized by the Administrator to conduct practical tests.
§61.49
Retesting after failure.
§61.51
Pilot logbooks.
§61.52
Use of aeronautical experience obtained in ultralight vehicles.
§61.53
Prohibition on operations during medical deficiency.
§61.55
Second-in-command qualifications.
§61.56
Flight review.
§61.57
Recent flight experience: Pilot in command.
§61.58
Pilot-in-command proficiency check: Operation of an aircraft that requires more than one pilot flight crewmember or is turbojet-powered.
§61.59
Falsification, reproduction, or alteration of applications, certificates, logbooks, reports, or records.
§61.60
Change of address.
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Subpart B—AIRCRAFT RATINGS AND PILOT AUTHORIZATIONS

§61.61
Applicability.
§61.63
Additional aircraft ratings (other than for ratings at the airline transport pilot certification level).
§61.64
Use of a flight simulator and flight training device.
§61.65
Instrument rating requirements.
§61.67
Category II pilot authorization requirements.
§61.68
Category III pilot authorization requirements.
§61.69
Glider and unpowered ultralight vehicle towing: Experience and training requirements.
§61.71
Graduates of an approved training program other than under this part: Special rules.
§61.73
Military pilots or former military pilots: Special rules.
§61.75
Private pilot certificate issued on the basis of a foreign pilot license.
§61.77
Special purpose pilot authorization: Operation of a civil aircraft of the United States and leased by a non-U.S. citizen.
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Subpart C—STUDENT PILOTS

§61.81
Applicability.
§61.83
Eligibility requirements for student pilots.
§61.85
Application.
§61.87
Solo requirements for student pilots.
§61.89
General limitations.
§61.91
[Reserved]
§61.93
Solo cross-country flight requirements.
§61.94
Student pilot seeking a sport pilot certificate or a recreational pilot certificate: Operations at airports within, and in airspace located within, Class B, C, and D airspace, or at airports with an operational control tower in other airspace.
§61.95
Operations in Class B airspace and at airports located within Class B airspace.
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Subpart D—RECREATIONAL PILOTS

§61.96
Applicability and eligibility requirements: General.
§61.97
Aeronautical knowledge.
§61.98
Flight proficiency.
§61.99
Aeronautical experience.
§61.100
Pilots based on small islands.
§61.101
Recreational pilot privileges and limitations.
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Subpart E—PRIVATE PILOTS

§61.102
Applicability.
§61.103
Eligibility requirements: General.
§61.105
Aeronautical knowledge.
§61.107
Flight proficiency.
§61.109
Aeronautical experience.
§61.110
Night flying exceptions.
§61.111
Cross-country flights: Pilots based on small islands.
§61.113
Private pilot privileges and limitations: Pilot in command.
§61.115
Balloon rating: Limitations.
§61.117
Private pilot privileges and limitations: Second in command of aircraft requiring more than one pilot.
§§61.118-61.120
[Reserved]
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Subpart F—COMMERCIAL PILOTS

§61.121
Applicability.
§61.123
Eligibility requirements: General.
§61.125
Aeronautical knowledge.
§61.127
Flight proficiency.
§61.129
Aeronautical experience.
§61.131
Exceptions to the night flying requirements.
§61.133
Commercial pilot privileges and limitations.
§§61.135-61.141
[Reserved]
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Subpart G—AIRLINE TRANSPORT PILOTS

§61.151
Applicability.
§61.153
Eligibility requirements: General.
§61.155
Aeronautical knowledge.
§61.156
Training requirements: Airplane category—multiengine class rating or airplane type rating concurrently with airline transport pilot certificate.
§61.157
Flight proficiency.
§61.158
[Reserved]
§61.159
Aeronautical experience: Airplane category rating.
§61.160
Aeronautical experience—airplane category restricted privileges.
§61.161
Aeronautical experience: Rotorcraft category and helicopter class rating.
§61.163
Aeronautical experience: Powered-lift category rating.
§61.165
Additional aircraft category and class ratings.
§61.167
Airline transport pilot privileges and limitations.
§61.169
Letters of authorization for institutions of higher education.
§§61.170-69.171
[Reserved]
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Subpart H—FLIGHT INSTRUCTORS OTHER THAN FLIGHT INSTRUCTORS WITH A SPORT PILOT RATING

§61.181
Applicability.
§61.183
Eligibility requirements.
§61.185
Aeronautical knowledge.
§61.187
Flight proficiency.
§61.189
Flight instructor records.
§61.191
Additional flight instructor ratings.
§61.193
Flight instructor privileges.
§61.195
Flight instructor limitations and qualifications.
§61.197
Renewal requirements for flight instructor certification.
§61.199
Reinstatement requirements of an expired flight instructor certificate.
§61.201
[Reserved]
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Subpart I—GROUND INSTRUCTORS

§61.211
Applicability.
§61.213
Eligibility requirements.
§61.215
Ground instructor privileges.
§61.217
Recent experience requirements.
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Subpart J—SPORT PILOTS

§61.301
What is the purpose of this subpart and to whom does it apply?
§61.303
If I want to operate a light-sport aircraft, what operating limits and endorsement requirements in this subpart must I comply with?
§61.305
What are the age and language requirements for a sport pilot certificate?
§61.307
What tests do I have to take to obtain a sport pilot certificate?
§61.309
What aeronautical knowledge must I have to apply for a sport pilot certificate?
§61.311
What flight proficiency requirements must I meet to apply for a sport pilot certificate?
§61.313
What aeronautical experience must I have to apply for a sport pilot certificate?
§61.315
What are the privileges and limits of my sport pilot certificate?
§61.317
Is my sport pilot certificate issued with aircraft category and class ratings?
§61.319
[Reserved]
§61.321
How do I obtain privileges to operate an additional category or class of light-sport aircraft?
§61.323
[Reserved]
§61.325
How do I obtain privileges to operate a light-sport aircraft at an airport within, or in airspace within, Class B, C, and D airspace, or in other airspace with an airport having an operational control tower?
§61.327
Are there specific endorsement requirements to operate a light-sport aircraft based on VH?
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Subpart K—FLIGHT INSTRUCTORS WITH A SPORT PILOT RATING

§61.401
What is the purpose of this subpart?
§61.403
What are the age, language, and pilot certificate requirements for a flight instructor certificate with a sport pilot rating?
§61.405
What tests do I have to take to obtain a flight instructor certificate with a sport pilot rating?
§61.407
What aeronautical knowledge must I have to apply for a flight instructor certificate with a sport pilot rating?
§61.409
What flight proficiency requirements must I meet to apply for a flight instructor certificate with a sport pilot rating?
§61.411
What aeronautical experience must I have to apply for a flight instructor certificate with a sport pilot rating?
§61.413
What are the privileges of my flight instructor certificate with a sport pilot rating?
§61.415
What are the limits of a flight instructor certificate with a sport pilot rating?
§61.417
Will my flight instructor certificate with a sport pilot rating list aircraft category and class ratings?
§61.419
How do I obtain privileges to provide training in an additional category or class of light-sport aircraft?
§61.421
May I give myself an endorsement?
§61.423
What are the recordkeeping requirements for a flight instructor with a sport pilot rating?
§61.425
How do I renew my flight instructor certificate?
§61.427
What must I do if my flight instructor certificate with a sport pilot rating expires?
§61.429
May I exercise the privileges of a flight instructor certificate with a sport pilot rating if I hold a flight instructor certificate with another rating?


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