Tag: Student pilot certificate

Student Pilot Certificate Rules Change April 1

AOPA is reminding student pilots and their flight instructors that significant changes in the process of applying for and issuing student pilot certificates take effect on April 1 in conjunction with a new rule adopted by the FAA. For student pilots, this means that it will no longer be possible to obtain a combined medical […]

FAA Final Rule Changes Way Student Pilots Certificates Are Issued

Under a new final rule adopted by the FAA, aviation medical examiners will no longer issue student pilot certificates. Instead, new pilots will go through a similar process as private pilots, receiving their hard plastic student pilot certificates in the mail. As expected, the FAA dropped an earlier proposal to require photos on pilot certificates. […]