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AC 120-68G (Cancelled) - Pilot Records Improvement Act of 1996

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120-68G - Pilot Records Improvement Act of 1996 (Cancelled)

Cancellation Notes
Cancelled per 120-68H
Date Cancelled
July 28, 2021
Date Issued
June 21, 2016
Responsible Office
AFS-600
Description

The Pilot Records Improvement Act of 1996 (PRIA), as amended, was enacted to ensure that air carriers and air operators adequately investigate a pilot’s background before allowing that pilot to conduct commercial air carrier flights. Under PRIA, a hiring employer cannot place a pilot into service until he or she obtains and reviews the last 5 years of the pilot’s background and other safety-related records as specified in PRIA.

This advisory circular (AC) is supplemented by the current edition of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Order 8000.88, PRIA Guidance for FAA Inspectors, and numerous other documents available on the PRIA Web site at http://www.faa.gov/pilots/lic_cert/pria. These sources of detailed information related to PRIA provide invaluable assistance to the certificate holder or others concerning the PRIA records request process as well as other compliance issues.