FAA High Performance Endorsement

Pilots whom have never flown an aircraft with an engine of more than 200 horsepower require training in both aircraft systems training and flying training on an aircraft exceeding 200 horsepower e.g a Piper PA28R Arrow in order to receive a once only endorsement from an FAA CFI.

Theres no minimum hours required so the  length of training will depend on your experience and skill.

We we will customise the training to your individual needs.

FAA Requirements for High Performance Endorsement:

FAR Part 61.31

(f) Additional training required for operating high-performance airplanes.

(1) Except as provided in paragraph (f)(2) of this section, no person may act as pilot in command of a high-performance airplane (an airplane with an engine of more than 200 horsepower), unless the person has —

(i) Received and logged ground and flight training from an authorized instructor in a high-performance airplane, or in a flight simulator or flight training device that is representative of a high-performance airplane, and has been found proficient in the operation and systems of the airplane; and

(ii) Received a one-time endorsement in the pilot’s logbook from an authorized instructor who certifies the person is proficient to operate a high-performance airplane.

(2) The training and endorsement required by paragraph (f)(1) of this section is not required if the person has logged flight time as pilot in command of a high-performance airplane, or in a flight simulator or flight training device that is representative of a high-performance airplane prior to August 4, 1997.

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