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Student Pilot Application Requirements

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In rule document 2016-00199 beginning on page 1292 in the issue of Tuesday, January 12, 2016, make the following correction:

1. On pages 1293-1294, table “B. Student Pilot Application Requirements: Summary of Current, Proposed, and Finalized Provisions” is corrected as set forth below.

B. Student Pilot Application Requirements: Summary of Current, Proposed, and Finalized Provisions

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ScenarioCurrent regulations2010 NPRMFinal rule requirements
Digital Photos on all Pilot Certificates• No photo on pilot certificate • Pilot must have photo identification on the person and in the physical possession or readily accessible in the aircraft when exercising the privileges of the pilot certificate or authorization• Photo on pilot certificate • Pilot must carry pilot certificate with photo according to proposed implementation schedule• No change from current regulations.
Application and Certificate Issuance• A student pilot typically obtains a combination medical certificate and student pilot certificate from an aviation medical examiner (AME) • A student pilot applicant may obtain a student pilot certificate from an aviation safety inspector (ASI) or aviation safety technician (AST) located at a Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) throughout the country • A student pilot applicant may obtain a student pilot certificate from a designated pilot examiner (DPE)• A student pilot applicant would not be issued a student pilot certificate at the time of application • A student pilot must obtain a student pilot certificate that is issued by the Civil Aviation Registry prior to exercising the privileges of the student pilot certificate • An AME would not issue a combination medical certificate and student pilot certificate or accept an application for a student pilot certificate • A student pilot applicant could apply in person with an ASI or AST at a FSDO • A student pilot applicant could apply in person with a DPE • A student pilot applicant could apply in person at a Knowledge Testing Center (KTC)• A student pilot will not be issued a student pilot certificate at the time of application. • A student pilot must obtain a student pilot certificate that is issued by the Civil Aviation Registry prior to exercising the privileges of the student pilot certificate • An AME will not issue a combination medical certificate and student pilot certificate or accept an application for a student pilot certificate • A student pilot applicant may apply in person with an ASI or AST at a FSDO • A student pilot applicant may apply in person through a DPE • A student pilot applicant may apply in person with an airman certification representative (ACR) associated with a part 141 pilot school • A student pilot applicant may apply in person with a certified flight instructor (CFI).
Implementation Schedule• None previously required. Proposals were based upon the implementation of digital photos on all pilot certificates• A 5-year phased implementation schedule that included a “trigger-based” approach to issue pilot certificates with photos to people interacting with the FAA and a “non-trigger based” approach that required pilots to obtain a pilot certificate with a photo during a 3-, 4-, or 5-year period depending on the type of certificate • An effective date of 180 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register• An effective date of the first day of the calendar month following 60 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register • Current student pilot certificate holders may continue exercising the privileges of the student pilot certificate until the certificate expires according to its current terms.
Fees• The FAA charges a $2 fee for replacement, duplicate, or facsimile of a pilot certificate• The FAA would charge $22 for initial issuance or renewal of a pilot certificate• The FAA will charge a $2 fee for replacement of a pilot certificate including a student pilot certificate which is consistent with existing § 187.5
Expiration date• The student pilot certificate is valid for a period of 24 or 60 calendar months after the date of issuance, depending on the age of the student pilot• The student pilot certificate would have no expiration date, although the photo would need to be updated every 8 years to continue exercising privileges of the student pilot certificate• The student pilot certificate has no expiration date.
Student Pilot Endorsements• Flight Instructor endorses the student pilot certificate and the student's logbook• Flight Instructor would endorse the student's logbook• Flight Instructor endorses the student's logbook.
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[FR Doc. C1-2016-00199 Filed 2-3-16; 8:45 am]

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