CFR 14.61.121

 

Eligibility

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be able to read, speak, write, and understand the  English language
  • Must pass a written exam
  • Must pass a practical test (checkride)

Flight Experience Requirements

  • 250 Total time
    • 100 hours in powered aircraft, of which 50 must be in  airplanes
    • 100 hour of Pilot-In-Command flight time, which includes at least -
      • 50 Hours must be in airplanes
      • 50 Hours cross-country of which 10 must be in  airplanes
    • 20 Hours of training in the areas of operation for a  commercial certificate
      • 10 Hours of instrument training, 5 of which must be in  a multi-engine airplane
      • 10 Hours of training in a complex airplane
      • 2 Hour day VFR cross-country
      • 2 Hour night VFR cross-country
      • 3 Hours in a multi-engine airplane in preparation for the practical test within 60 days prior to the practical test.
    • 10 Hours of solo flight in a multi-engine airplane  which includes:
      • One cross-country of at least 300 nm
      • 5  Hours in night VFR conditions with 10 takeoffs and landings at an airport with  an operating control tower