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Licensed Occupation
Licensed Occupation      (United States)

Description:  To obtain certification as a Flight Instructor, the individual must hold either a Commercial Pilot or Airline Transport Pilot certificate with appropriate aircraft and instrument ratings. Training is required as well as experience in the type of aircraft being rated. This license is valid for 2 years and may be renewed by one of several options, such as passing a practical test, documenting student success, or taking a refresher course. More details can be found at web sites: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/cfrhtml_00/Title_14/14cfr61_00.html, parts 61.181-61.199,
www.faa.gov/avr/afs/acs/61-65d.pdf, and http://www.faa.gov/licenses_certificates/airmen_certification/airmen_FAQ.

License Agency:
Federal Aviation Administration
800 Independence Ave., SW
Washington DC 20591
202-287-3484
http://www.faa.gov/licenses_certificates/airmen_certification/airmen_FAQ/

Source: CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL).
Note: Information on licensed occupations is gathered in each state by Labor Market Information units under a grant from USDOL. States are required to submit updated license information once every two years.