One of the fun exercises required for your Commercial Certificate.
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There are lots of things you can do with your commercial pilot certificate and a second-class medical. The FAA asks you about them on the Knowledge Tests and the oral portion of the Practical Test. Many of the test prep and oral exam guides mislead students into thinking that 14 CFR Part 119 lists all […]
I did not remember ever seeing this term before I ran across it in the Commercial ACS. B. Airworthiness Requirements Knowledge c. Kinds of Operation Equipment List (KOEL) But it turns out that is described in AC 91-67 Minimum Equipment Requirements Kinds of Operations List (KOL). The KOL specifies the kinds of operations (e.g., visual […]
When you get your commercial certificate you may be paid for your piloting services. However, Part 61 is somewhat vague on the details, especially the part referring to restrictions in other parts of the FARs. §61.133 Commercial pilot privileges and limitations. (a) Privileges—(1) General. A person who holds a commercial pilot certificate may act as […]
There are several areas that you need to consider when operating at high altitudes. Most of my flying is done at altitudes around 5,000′ so I don’t really worry about the high altitude stuff, but if you are flying commercially you will probably be flying more capable airplanes and trying to minimize flight time. That […]
Commercial applicants are required to log ground or flight training in 11 areas. One of them involves post-flight. (b) Areas of operation. (1) For an airplane category rating with a single-engine class rating: (xi) Postflight procedures. This is another area that you have been doing since your first flight and Chapter 2 of the Airplane […]
Commercial applicants are required to log ground or flight training in 11 areas. Two of them involve procedures prior to beginning the flight. (b) Areas of operation. (1) For an airplane category rating with a single-engine class rating: (i) Preflight preparation; (ii) Preflight procedures; From the Pilots Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge Chapter 2: Preflight your […]