FAA – Alternative to Biannual Testing under consideration.

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FAA – Alternative to Biannual Testing under consideration.
FAA,Instructor's Corner Tim Trott

At a meeting in Tallahassee, Florida recently a representative from the sUAS Educational Outreach POC indicated the FAA is considering an alternative to the biannual testing for Remote Pilot Certification renewals. Under the plan described, remote pilots would could choose training classes in lieu of the testing. Whether the credit classes would be offered online,
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Revisions to Weather Part 1 and the last section
Instructor's Corner,Training Events Tim Trott

I just revised Part 1 of the Weather video (5 pm 3/10/17) to include more instruction on METAR/TAF and weather maps, defining VFR, in response to student feedback and reported changes in the FAA exam.  Be sure to watch that video again before you go for your FAA exam. Let me know if you think I
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UAG/RPC FAA Exam Update
Instructor's Corner,Training Events Tim Trott

According to information from aviation attorney Jon Rupprecht, the current FAA RPC/UAG exams are based on the following: I. Regulations 15%– 25% II. Airspace & Requirements 15% – 25% III. Weather 11% – 16% IV. Loading and Performance 7% – 11% V. Operations 35% – 45% Area II and Area V will make up 50%-70%
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