April 2016 Issue

Airman Certification Standards On Deck

New practical test guidance for applicants and evaluators goes into effect in June.

The FAA recently announced the new ACS guidance was ready for prime time and will be implemented this June for the private pilot-airplane and instrument rating-airplane practical tests. According to AOPA, the new ACS is designed to “make the certification and testing process more relevant and meaningful to modern pilots.”

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