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Bradley FSDO (Flight Standards District Office)

Flight Standards Realignment information

Office Information

The Bradley FSDO is open Monday through Friday (excluding federal holidays) from 07:30am to 4:00pm. Office hours are by appointment only.

Note: The Bradley FSDO is NOT accepting appointments at this time for the following services. Please read all notes and exceptions and contact a Bradley FSDO Designated Pilot Examiners (DPE) (PDF) for these services.

The Integrated Airmen Certification and Rating Application (IACRA) must be utilized for the following services. A help manual is provided on the IACRA website.

  • Private Pilot Certificate Based on Foreign Certificate
  • Military Competency
  • SIC type rating applications
  • SOE restriction removals
  • Restricted ATP limitation removal
  • Student pilot certificates
  • Ground Instructor applications (Basic, Advanced and Instrument)
  • Remote Pilot Certificates (See Unmanned Aerial Systems below)
  • CFI Renewals
    • Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC)
    • Wings Program Courses

    Exceptions to this policy: CFI Renewals based on Duties and Responsibilities: Per FAA Guidance, a renewal based on Duties and Responsibilities still requires FAA Inspector physical review. All other CFI Renewals may be accomplished by a DPE. The following are examples of renewals based on Duties and Responsibilities:

    • 135/121 Company Check Airmen
    • 141 Chief/Assistant Chief Flight Instructor

Unmanned Aerial Systems

  • The NEW Small UAS Rule (Part 107), including all pilot and operating rules, is in effect as of 12:01 a.m. EDT on August 29, 2016.
    Note: The Bradley FSDO is NOT accepting appointments at this time for Remote Pilot Certificates.
    • To locate an authorized DPE in the Bradley FSDO District, please review the Designated Pilot Examiner List below.
    • The following link may be helpful for UAS and Remote Pilot Certificate questions.

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