Skip to page content

USA Banner

Official US Government Icon

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure Site Icon

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Site Notification

Site Notification

United States Department of TransportationUnited States Department of Transportation

8900.2B - General Aviation Airman Designee Handbook

Document Information

8900.2B (Cancelled)
General Aviation Airman Designee Handbook
Cancelled By
Cancellation Notes
FAA Order 8900.2C
Date Cancelled
June 26, 2018
Date Issued
August 23, 2016
Responsible Office
Access Restriction
This order provides mandatory standardized procedures and policy for those who administer aviation mechanic, parachute rigger, or pilot oral and practical tests, as well as issue Temporary Airman Certificates. It also emphasizes the importance of the designee’s knowledge of administering oral and practical tests. Compliance with these mandatory procedures ensures that airman applicants meet a satisfactory level of competence and workmanship required for certification. This order does not relieve Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) personnel from instructing and providing guidance to designees.
Number Title Date
8900.2A General Aviation Airman Designee Handbook w/Change 3 (Cancelled) 2015-03-31