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Can foreign pilots get an FAA ATPL and work for a US-based commercial airline?

Could a non-US citizen come to the US, receive flight training, earn an FAA CPL and be hired by a US-flagged airline? Are there any specific rules regarding the employment of foreigners as pilots for ...
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What is required for a pilot to fly in another country?

What is required for someone who holds a pilot certificate in one country to fly in another country? First, I'm wondering if there are any general rules that would apply to any such situation. Second, ...
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Is there such a a thing as a single European pilot's license?

The pilot licensing process in Europe seems to be rather, well, complex... I've heard of JAA, JAR-FCL and now apparently EASA licenses, although EASA's website says otherwise: the Agency is not ...
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Is it possible to get a medical certificate from Canada and a pilot license in America?

I posted a question prior to this but it was too long and confusing. I have done some research and so I will ask: If I obtain a medical certificate from Transport Canada (TC), and get my commercial ...
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Do I need to keep my foreign based PPL after passing an FAA instrument checkride?

I have a foreign based PPL (PPL issue on the basis and valid only as long as my foreign PPL is valid). I'm going to go for an instrument rating checkride very soon. Assuming I pass the checkride ...
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What are the requirements to convert a license from Iran to USA?

What is required for someone who has CPL, IR and CFI licenses from Iran to fly in USA? What is the requirement to convert license?
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What FAA license does the EASA LAPL convert to?

I have read about getting a FAA licence to 'piggyback' with a EASA PPL(A). Is there a similar route for a EASA LAPL(A) licence. I assume if there is then there would be the same restrictions ie Max 4 ...
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Does my PPL need to be checked again when I move to another country? [closed]

If I acquire my PPL in one country and move to another one, is there any procedure to evaluate that PPL and get it in another country? Did anyone have an experience with that? I'm interested in ...
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Where is an EASA PPL valid outside of Europe?

I am considering obtaining an EASA PPL in the U.K. I would like to know where exactly in the world the license is recognized with little to no additional paperwork/training outside of Europe. ...
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What to do to maintain my Spanish ULM (GA) gyroplane licence valid in the USA when moving there?

I have an ultralight gyroplane (GA) Spanish license. What sort of conversion or validation process do I need to follow to be able to continue flying after moving to the USA?
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How do I get an FAA CPL from an EASA PPL?

Im looking into getting a PPL, but feel I need some more information since there are a lot of hours involved so I need to expand my idea of the different possibilities. I am from Sweden but work and ...
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How can I continue my flying career in the USA? [closed]

I'd like some guidance for my career. I completed my basic CPL from South Africa in 2009 and got a job in January 2015 flying a C208B in Nepal. Now I'm in the USA for more than a year and I'm thinking ...
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What is the procedure to obtain an FAA ATP while in the United States for a holder of a CPL from Pakistan?

I hold a CPL from Pakistan and currently fly an A320. I have accumulated over 4000 flight hours. If I visit the United States, what is the procedure to obtain a FAA ATP certificate?
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I have a European SPL EASA license - can I fly a Cessna 172 in the US? [duplicate]

I have a European EASA SPL licence with 200 flight hours logged and would like to fly in the US. I understand that a few hours flight training with a US instructor due to differences of rules makes ...
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Using a Foreign-based FAA license while getting permanent license

I am an American Expat who got my EASA PPL(A) license while living abroad. I am about to move back to the US and looking into a permanent conversion to an FAA license. Per I have a European EASA ...
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