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In general aviation and even working in FBOs, I have referenced AC43.13 to approve repairs that the CMM does not cover. These processes and techniques are approved by the Administrator. In general terms, the FAA tends not to tell you how to meet a requirement but rather gives the requirement then the organization has to meet that requirement through a FAA ...


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The regulation means you need to land at three separate airports. This should include landing at your original departure airport at the end of the flight. §61.109(a)(5)(ii) One solo cross country flight of 150 nautical miles total distance, with full-stop landings at three points, and one segment of the flight consisting of a straight-line distance ...


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It just means an engine using a pressurized oil system to the main and cam bearings. These systems require oil pressure to keep the metal of the bearing and the journal separated, as opposed to roller or ball bearings where there is direct rolling metal contact and the oil only needs to be splashed (radials use roller/ball bearings typically for the main ...


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EDIT: With the additional information that the oil pressure gauge is "pegged", the CFI is correct in calling it un-serviceable. It sounds like the A&P has checked the engine oil pressure with another means and finds that the actual engine oil pressure reading is within limits. The A&P then signs it off thinking that a correct gauge reading is not ...


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In cases where a given unit of airspace (for example, a Class D circle around an airport with a tower) is only in effect part time, there is always a note to this effect in the FAA's "Airspace Designations and Reporting Points" document. The current (August 2019) edition of this document is FAA Order JO 7400.11D. The Class B airspace for KSLC is listed on ...


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No, a pilot with CP-ASEL-IA and CFI-ASE who is instrument current can take a student into actual IMC, and can even log it in both logbooks as dual training if the instruction is on the area of operation described in FAR 61.107(b)(1)(ix) "Basic Instrument Maneuvers" (etc) because that AOA is towards a private pilot certificate. However, this would be a Dumb ...


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The FAA only issues one "airman certificate" at a time. The highest level and all category/class ratings will be listed first, and then any category/class ratings not at the same level will be listed in the Limitations section. For your first example, you would get a Commercial Pilot Certificate with ASEL and GLI ratings, and then the GLI rating would be ...


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Short answer The chart supplement told you what you needed to know. AIRSPACE: CLASS D svc 1 Jun thru 30 Sep 1300–0300Z, 1 Oct thru 31 May 1400–0200Z other times CLASS G. means that the Class D becomes Class G airspace when the tower is closed. It never happens that Class-E-to-surface "extensions" remain in effect when the adjoined airspace reverts to ...


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Short answer: pilots need flight visibility, ATC needs ground visibility. There are two different definitions of visibility in the regulations you mentioned: flight visibility and ground visibility. They're defined in 14 CFR 1.1: Flight visibility means the average forward horizontal distance, from the cockpit of an aircraft in flight, at which prominent ...


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A more complete quoting of 14 CFR 91.155 as it pertains to this question would be: (d) Except as provided in § 91.157 of this part, no person may take off or land an aircraft, or enter the traffic pattern of an airport, under VFR, within the lateral boundaries of the surface areas of Class B, Class C, Class D, or Class E airspace designated for an airport ...


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I am wearing glasses with significant difference between the eyes. With the difference serious enough, putting fully correcting glasses is not possible for both eyes, because it screws up the linearity perception. Straight curves look bent. Not very good for a pilot while you can close one eye and then another can do alone, just without ability to percept ...


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The first class medical vision requirements are in 14 CFR 67.103 (emphasis mine): Eye standards for a first-class airman medical certificate are: (a) Distant visual acuity of 20/20 or better in each eye separately, with or without corrective lenses. If corrective lenses (spectacles or contact lenses) are necessary for 20/20 vision, the person may ...


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Your vision has to be corrected to 20/20 or something close to it with the glasses on. I believe you are also required to keep a spare set available.


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Certainly not. Eyeglasses can't fix everything. Some people have very poor vision even after correction with glasses. One example out of many, would be someone suffering from macular degeneration.


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The short answer is no. You can get student pilot privileges with only a CFI endorsement for a new Category and Class. You would not have Sport Pilot privileges, though. The regs for Sport Pilot certificate holders would be that you need endorsements from two different CFIs and file an application with the FAA for each Category and Class. Although 61.303 ...


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That would be 61.183(e)(1): To be eligible for a flight instructor certificate or rating a person must: (e) Pass a knowledge test on the areas listed in Sec. 61.185(a)(1) of this part, unless the applicant: (1) Holds a flight instructor certificate or ground instructor certificate issued under this part;


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IFR flights outside radar coverage will typically be told to squawk 2000, in contrast with VFR flights that will be squawking 7000 or 1200. Upon reaching radar coverage again, they will be given a new discrete code.


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Whichever code is assigned to the individual flight by ATC. There isn't a fixed code to use for any one specific route. You might want to see: How does ATC know if you have been assigned a squawk or not?


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Here are some indications that the FAA has given that phrases like "surface area of Class E airspace designated for an airport" do include E4 Class-E-to-surface "extensions": In the current Aeronautical Information (AIM), section 3-2-6(e)(2) contains the following sentence (italics and bolding added): Surface area arrival extensions become part of the ...


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