CHANGE

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

8900.1 CHG 618

 

 

National Policy

Effective Date: 9/12/18

 

Summary of Change. Volume 5, Chapter 2, Section 11, Conduct a Title 14 CFR Part 61 Flight Instructor Initial/Reinstatement/Renewal Certification and Additional Category/Class Ratings.

Explanation of Policy Changes. This change revises Volume 5, Chapter 2, Section 11 to incorporate information regarding BasicMed, rule allowances for flight instructor training privileges, and military equivalency for certificated flight instructor (CFI) reinstatement; and to align guidance with the current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) standards for the Pilot Proficiency Program (WINGS) and Aviation English Language Standards (AELS). This change also adds guidance regarding the use of Airman Certification Standards (ACS)