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Flight Standards Realignment information

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Appointments / Airworthiness Information

  • RVSM- New RVSM Application Process
    This applies to all operators except; current 135 air operators overseen by the Orlando FSDO.
    RVSM new process letter (PDF)
  • Appointments / Operations Information

    1. 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 Orlando FSDO is NOT accepting appointments at this time for Remote Pilot Certificates.

    Until further notice, the Orlando Flight Standards District Office has discontinued providing the following services.

    1. CFI Renewals
      • CFI Renewals based on Duties and Responsibilities: Per FAA Guidance, a renewal based on Duties and Responsibilities still requires FAA Inspector action. The following are examples of renewals based on Duties and Responsibilities:
        • Company Check Pilot
        • Company Check Airman
        • Chief Flight Instructor
    2. Private Pilot Certificate Based on Foreign Certificate
    3. Military Competency
    4. SIC type rating applications
    5. SOE restriction removals
    6. Restricted ATP limitation removal
    7. Student pilot certificates (seeking Private or Sport privileges)
    8. Ground Instructor applications (Basic, Advanced and Instrument)

    To locate a DPE, an airman can visit the following website and select:
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