RESTRICTED ATP QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

FAA Notice N 8900.225

This FAA Notice is a 16 page document that outlines the ATP rule changes that became effective on 07/10/13 and the new rules to be implemented on 08/01/14. This document is available on the FAA website and can be found with most search engines by searching N 8900.225.  

Exception for Completing the ATP Written Exam by 07/31/2014

If an applicant successfully completes the ATP Written Exam on or before 07/31/2014, the ATP Practical Exam may be completed anytime within the next 24 months under the old Part 61 rules.  

Restricted ATP Requirements under the old Part 61 Rules

The Restricted ATP certificate is for multi-engine aircraft and can only be used to serve as a first officer at an air carrier.

All pilots must:

  • Be at least 21 years old;
  • Hold a commercial pilot certificate with an instrument rating;
  • Pass the ATP knowledge test and practical test;
  • Meet the aeronautical experience requirements of Section 61.160.

Military pilots must:

  • Have a minimum of 750 hours of total flight time as a pilot.

Civilian pilots with 1000 hours of total flight time must:

  • Be a graduate from an institution of higher education who holds a bachelor's degree with an aviation major and has completed at least 60 semester credit hours of aviation course work;
  • Have obtained the commercial pilot certificate and instrument rating from an associated part 141 pilot school.

 Civilian pilots with 1250 hours of total flight time must:

  •  Be a graduate from an institution of higher education who holds a bachelor's degree or an associate's degree with an aviation major and has completed at least 30 semester credit hours of aviation course work;
  • Have obtained the commercial pilot certificate and instrument rating from an associated part 141 pilot school.

Civilian pilots with 1500 hours of total flight and 200 hours of cross country flight time qualify.

Glendale Flyers Info

For those that still qualify, the Part 61 ATP Program is conducted at the Glendale Municipal Airport which is located in the Greater Phoenix Metropolitan area. We are approximately 2 miles east of Luke AFB. Check out our Part 61 ATP Courses. 

 

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