What are the minimum pilot certification and flight hours to serve as SIC under Part 135 in a normal, fixed-wing operation?

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    $\begingroup$ Jet or turboprop? VFR or IFR? $\endgroup$
    – PilotDan
    Jun 11, 2021 at 21:52
  • $\begingroup$ @PilotDan Why not address the different mins for those possibilities in an answer? $\endgroup$
    – Ralph J
    Jun 12, 2021 at 16:58

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135.245 specifies the SIC need only have a commercial certificate with Category and Class, as well as an instrument rating. No minimum time is mentioned.


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