Article | Oct 01, 2007
Ratings and endorsements Whether it's your favorite seaplane, or tailwheel, complex, or high-performance airplane that you hope to someday fly as pilot in command, the FAA requires training and testing, or an endorsement by an authorized instructor, to have an additional category, class, or operating privilege added to your credentials. The regulatory language of Part 61 can be confusing, so AOPA has developed a subject report to help simplify and put into plain language exactly what the FAA requires of you before you can take the controls as pilot in command of an aircraft you've often dreamed of flying.
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