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Questions about FAA Flight Standards District Offices (FSDOs) - including how to contact the appropriate group, and advice on phrasing requests/finding precedents

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As of June 2019, can a DPE in the United States renew a CFI's certificate based on completion of a FIRC?

Flight instructors need to renew their CFI certificates every 24 months. One of the ways to do that is by completing a FIRC. In the past, you had to take your completed FIRC to the local FSDO and have ...
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Is it necessary to have my full name (including middle name) on my student pilot license?

So my student pilot license is missing a middle name, but my drivers license, written exam, and passport all have it printed. I've spoken with the DPE, and he says it may be an issue, or it may not, ...
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What is a counseling session with the FSDO/FAA?

I just flew into Bravo unintentionally 48 hours ago. My error: I thought I was 1,500 feet above the ceiling, but I was 1,000 feet below it. Furthermore, I had an incorrect frequency for Approach, and ...