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  Pilot licensing and certification - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pilot licences (in the United States, certificates) are issued by national aviation authorities, and establish that the holder has been trained by a qualified instructor and has met a specific set of knowledge and experience requirements.
In the U.S., certificates are issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) — certificate is the proper term, although the word license (note the spelling) is commonly used, even by the FAA.
Sport pilot certificate (United States only), used for Light-sport Aircraft, a category that was designated in 2004.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pilot_licensing_and_certification   (371 words)

 Maine Pilotage - Rules
Pilots who shall suffer illness or injury causing them to be unable to perform their duty for a period of 30 days or more shall notify the Commission to this effect.
Any pilot who sustains injury in the process of boarding or leaving a ship, falls overboard, or is injured aboard a ship while performing their duty, shall report to the Commission concerning all particulars of the accident within 24 hours, and submit a written report within five calendar days.
Any pilot licensed by this Commission must report, in writing and within 5 days, to the Commission the details of any charges filed against the pilot that may lead to suspension or revocation of a motor vehicle license, including, but not limited to, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or narcotics.
www.mainepilotage.com /rules.htm   (3682 words)

 Licensing, Certification and Rerecertification Guide for Pesticide Applicators in N. C.
Certification is the process by which the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDAandCS) recognizes a person who has received required training and/or demonstrated competency to handle, use, and supervise the use of restricted use pesticides.
A pilot lacking 125 hours and a years's experience will be licensed as an apprentice and must operate under the direct supervision of a licensed pilot.
Public Operator licenses: Persons who apply or supervise the application of pesticides in their jobs for town, city, county, state, or federal governmental agencies are considered public operators.
ipm.ncsu.edu /pesticidesafety/liccert2.htm   (2552 words)

 Balloon Pilot License Requirements From World Balloon The oldest full service balloon company in the Southwest, ...
Student pilot certificates may be issued by FAA inspectors or designated pilot examiners.
To be eligible for a free balloon private pilot's certificate, a person must be at least 16 years of age.
The applicant for a commercial certificate must have at least 35 hours of flight time as a pilot, of which 20 hours must be in balloons (remaining 15 hours may be in other aircraft).
www.worldballoon.com /pilotliciense.htm   (431 words)

 Testimony of the Honorable Espiridion (Al) Borrego, Asst. Secretary for Veterans' Employment and Training, Department ...
Generally, licenses are worker credentials issued by federal, state and local governments that are required before employment in a particular field is permitted.
Certifications generally are worker credentials that are evidence of a holder’s expertise in a given field.
We believe that our certification and licensing efforts can and should be used as a retention tool; that certification and licensing requirements can lead to extended stays in the military.
www.house.gov /va/hearings/schedule106/sept99/9-9-99/dol.htm   (2892 words)

 IMO Resolution on Pilotage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In addition to stating the pilotage area for which it is issued, the certificate or licence should also state any requirements or local limitations that the competent pilotage authority may specify such as maximum size, draught or tonnage of vessels that the holder is qualified to pilot.
6.3 Where a pilot in cases of absence from duty, for whatever reason, is lacking recent experience in the pilotage area, the competent pilotage authority should satisfy itself that the pilot regains familiarity with the area on his or her return to duty.
It is important that, upon the pilot boarding the ship and before the pilotage commences, the pilot, the master and the bridge personnel are aware of their respective roles in the safe passage of the ship.
www.turkishpilots.org /imo_resolution_on_pilotage.htm   (2659 words)

 Pilot Licensing/Certification Expert Witness :: JurisPro :: Aviation and Aerospace Legal Consultants
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www.jurispro.com /search/profile/subcategory/4662   (583 words)

 Sport Pilot FAA Medical Requirements / NPRM for light sport aircraft
If sport pilots choose to do so, however, they are violating not only the terms of their U.S. driver’s license or airman medical certificate but also the long-standing provisions of §61.53 that pertain to prohibition on operations during medical deficiency.
The determination as to whether a pilot has a medical condition that would make him or her unable to operate the aircraft in a safe manner is the sole responsibility of the pilot.
If the U.S. driver’s license of a pilot who does not possess a current and valid airman medical certificate is revoked or rescinded for any offense—including, among others, substance abuse, excessive speeding, careless and reckless operation of a vehicle, numerous traffic violations—the individual’s pilot certificate would not be valid until the license is reinstated.
www.leftseat.com /sport.htm   (7449 words)

 USHPA - Articles - Proposed FAA "Sport Pilot" Certification
This regulation made it clear that ultralight pilots, both powered and unpowered, were required to observe certain basic rules of VFR flight operations, and to avoid activities that could endanger the lives and property of others.
Restrictions on the performance and capability of aircraft that could be flown by a Sport Pilot certificate holder would be relaxed to an increased empty weight (to a 1,200 pound maximum), an increased stall speed of 39 kcas, and the ability to fly two-place aircraft.
The Sport Pilot proposal is engineered to transition the majority of ultralight pilots from Part 103 to a conventional pilot certificate, and to transition modern ultralight aircraft from unproven, unregistered designs to proven, certified, inspected, and regulated designs.
www.ushga.org /article20.asp   (4481 words)

 Blue Skies / Grey Skies US/UK Aviation Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Except for the STUDENT pilot certificate, which is, like the early universe, void of form, each pilot certificate type has one or more aircraft category/classes associated with it.
Certainly, the universe of tasks that a pilot applicant may be asked on a practical test is clearly defined by a series of documents known as the "Practical Test Standards" (PTS), but, well, you guessed it--more about this later.
Before issuing a certificate based on a foreign pilot license, the FAA needs to verify that the foreign license is authentic and valid.
www.dauntless-soft.com /PRODUCTS/Freebies/usuk   (6651 words)

 Hawaii Teacher Standards Board
More testing and re-testing of the electronic licensing system was needed to ensure that system processes are working properly and your license data is properly safeguarded.
HTSB is seeking volunteers to pilot the new license renewal procedures.
The pilot, held before the new license renewal procedures will be implemented, will help ensure that instructions and requirements are clear and readily understood by teachers; that forms and procedures are understandable; that requirements make sense; and that the entire process provides professional accountability.
www.htsb.org   (482 words)

 Airline - Tapesh.Com Forum
When flying for an airline, pilots are usually referred to as airline pilots, with the pilot in command often referred to as the captain.
Pilots making very large salaries are typically senior airline captains, while pilots making very small salaries are generally low-seniority first officers.
In practice, most pilots make reasonable average working salaries, though it is not particularly useful to talk about 'averages' because of the large variability.
www.tapesh.com /forum/showthread.php?t=5405   (3699 words)

 Sandy Hook Pilots Operations Page
Each pilot completes a tough, seven and one half-year apprenticeship, plus an additional seven years as a Deputy Pilot, before being fully qualified and earning the designation Full Branch Pilot.
The knowledge of the senior pilot is gradually passed to the apprentice during the process-first with smaller ships, and finally with the largest ships.
This provides an important additional dimension to the refresher training for the Pilots, all of whom are required to keep their skills as current as the industry's state of the art technology.
www.sandyhookpilots.com /training.asp   (357 words)

 Wisconsin's Pilot Project
The pilot testing phase of the Wisconsin Uniform Placement Criteria (WI-UPC) development process was completed on October 31, 1996.
Throughout the pilot phase the twenty-one pilot sites engaged in collaboration via teleconferences and meetings, which was helpful in identifying areas in the criteria needing revision.
The implementation group, in their pilot selection process, worked to assure that the criteria would be tested with as much diversity as possible.
www.dhfs.state.wi.us /substabuse/Programs/WIUPC/pilot.htm   (334 words)

 Deep Flight - H.O.T. [Flight School > Certification > Pilot Training/Licensing]
The term Sub Sea Aviators is used to draw the necessary distinction between conventional submersible pilots, and pilots of various diver operated craft (even nuclear submarines, that are also flown but are not relevant to the birth of Sub Sea Aviation).
The license will enable the pilot to fly the Aviator as "crew", and with the accumulation of additional flight experience (log time to be determined), the crew restriction will be removed.
The pilot in command of the AVIATOR will assume full responsibility for safe operation of the craft, including long range navigation, as well as a more independent capability for self-rescue (inherent in the AVIATOR).
www.deepflight.com /flight/cert_plt.htm   (380 words)

 Guidance for Industry - CBER Pilot Licensing Program for Immunization of Source Plasma Donors Using Immunogen Red Blood ...
The conventional licensing mechanism or alternative approaches other than this proposed pilot may be used if such approaches satisfy the requirements of the applicable statutes and regulations.
With this in mind, we are implementing a pilot licensing program that would allow you to self-certify conformance to specific criteria and recommendations in this guidance document as a substitute for our review of information that you submit in a BLA supplement.
A qualified licensed physician should select the Source Plasma donor to be immunized based on selection criteria that include the following: (i) documentation that future pregnancy is not possible; (ii) pre-existing alloantibodies and the potential to develop new alloantibodies; (iii) response to prior immunizations; and (iv) prior immunization exposure.
www.fda.gov /cber/gdlns/immrbcs.htm   (3429 words)

 Automated License Data System Information
The ALDS will enable licenses to be printed instantly, on generic stock, using point of sale equipment at license agent locations throughout the State and in bordering states.
Once the Pilot is complete and the ALDS is accepted, deployment of the system to all license agent locations will begin and is expected to be complete by the end of October 2007.
The deployment of ALDS to license agents includes equipment delivery, installation, training and certification that the license agent is ready to sell licenses using ALDS.
www.dfg.ca.gov /licensing/automatedlicensesystem/introduction.html   (734 words)

 Deep Flight - H.O.T. [Flight School > Certification]
In February 2003, HOT held the world's first Sub Sea Aviation School in the Bahamas, and licensed and trained the the first pilots to fly the Deep Flight 502.
Once licensed to fly the Deep Flight 502, pilots are invited to join the newly created Sub Aviators Society which is helping to establish the field of sub sea aviation and develop unique expeditions for the Deep Flight 502.
The challenge is to absorb a new alien world perspective, while at the same time acting as pilot, flying low and fast and keeping the wings level.
www.deepflight.com /flight/cert.htm   (524 words)

 Workforce ATM
The Ohio Military Veterans Licensing and Certification Project extends this concept by helping veterans earn civilian credit, by means of licensing or industry certification, for vocational and technical skills learned in the military.
The goal is to develop an electronic shell of information guides for military personnel that will inform them about certification and licensing requirements and help them prepare to meet those requirements prior to their separation from the military.
Ohio’s licensing and certification program shows that a strong national program will provide employers with skilled personnel, reduce the average length of unemployment and increase average starting wages.
www.icesa.org /articles/template.cfm?results_art_filename=pryor.htm   (2476 words)

 Testimony of Raymond Pryor, Licensing and Certification Project Coordinator, The Ohio Military Veteran Licensing and ...
Project staff are attending events and functions throughout the state to promote civilian licensing and certification to Ohio’s employers and training organizations, which are joining forces to help develop and provide these services to veterans.
The Ohio pilot project is working with the Ohio Department of Commerce - Division of Industrial Compliance to license stationary engineers, referred to as steam engineers in Ohio.
This consortium would be responsible for developing licensing and certification processes for new occupations and would help implement veterans credentialing in all states.
www.house.gov /va/hearings/schedule106/sept99/9-9-99/pryor.htm   (2444 words)

 Governor's Budget - Licensing Reform   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Each licensing and certification program within HHSA is critical to protecting the health and safety of Californians.
The DHS Licensing and Certification Program will pilot-test the use of licensed vocational nurses to participate in facility surveys, perform clinical assessments, and investigate complaints, as appropriate.
Licensing programs will expand access to the centralized database developed by the DSS that captures administrative legal actions, which result in revocation, denial, or exclusion from a facility, making it easier for other departments and programs to identify and exclude persons that may be a risk to the health and safety of Californians.
govbud.dof.ca.gov /BudgetSummary/HHS/8866548.html   (992 words)

 Federal Aviation Administration - Become a Pilot
If you are interested in flying ultralight vehicles, you don’t need a pilot’s license.
There are several different types of pilot’s licenses, from student pilot all the way up to airline transport pilot.
For information on piloting careers, including job outlook and rates of pay, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
www.faa.gov /pilots/become   (137 words)

 The GYL Licensing - Certification Directory
The GYL Licensing and Certification Resource Directory is hierarchically arranged from broad categories to specific sites.
In addition to leading the way towards licensure and certification services, our site is also an extensive research and reference tool.
GYL License and Certification headquarters is "GetYourLicense.Com ®".
www.gyl.com   (92 words)

 ComPilots Aviation Portal - Sport Pilot - The Quickest Way to Get a Flying License
The minimum qualifications for becoming a sport pilot are that the applicant be 16 years of age to start training (or 14 years for gliders), and at least 17 years old to be eligible to take the licensing test (16 for gliders).
The sport pilot applicant does not have to make an appointment with a FAA Designated Medical Examiner to get a flight physical, because he / she is considered medically qualified with just a valid drivers license.
The best part is, all the time you log as a sport pilot can be applied towards your private pilot license should you decide to upgrade later.
www.compilots.com /article1381.html   (674 words)

 Untitled Page
License Renewal Pilot Project to be completed before renewal procedures implemented
HTSB will select participants based on demographic information so the pilot group is representative of the larger teaching community (i.e., geographic distribution, years of service [both new and veteran], subject areas, etc.)
Those selected will be eligible for an automatic license renewal as long as volunteers fulfill all license renewal tasks and assignments during the pilot.
www.htsb.org /licensing/relicense/pilot.html   (179 words)

 Industrial Radiographer Certification   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Radiographer trainers personally supervise trainees during on-the-job training and must be listed on a Texas license or certificate of registration as authorized trainers.
Documentation of one year experience as a certified radiographer must be submitted on BRC Form 255-T to be qualified as a trainer.
Texas will accept an individual's radiographer certification if the individual or company submits a clear, legible copy (front and back) of the valid certification from an entity recognized by Texas in accordance with 25 TAC §289.255(l)(2)-(4).
www.dshs.state.tx.us /radiation/ir.shtm   (503 words)

 Smith-Reynolds Airport: History
While a student preparing for the ministry at Wake Forest College (now University), Belvin Maynard became attracted to flying and he pursued both interests with equal vigor.
At the outbreak of World War I he enlisted in the Army Signal Corps, using his skills as aviator and mechanic as a test pilot for DeHavilland aeroplanes at Romorantin, France.
Among other items, the Act instituted air traffic rules, pilot licensing and certification of aircraft.
www.smithreynolds.org /about/maynard.html   (372 words)

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