March 1, 2011
By Dan Namowitz
The TSA has notified flight schools and flight instructors of an exception to the requirement that they must upload a current photo of flight training candidates before commencing training under the Alien Flight Student Program.
Responding to industry concerns about potential training delays and disruptions, such as on weekends or holidays, the TSA on Feb. 28 issued a letter of policy clarification that allows training to proceed in all four of the program’s categories, effective immediately, as long as the following conditions are met:
AOPA members who wish to learn more about the Alien Flight Student Program can review AOPA’s Online Guide or call the AOPA Pilot Information Center for assistance.
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