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Features April 2014 Issue

ATP: Higher Cost Soon

Working on advanced ratings for a career in aviation? Maybe you just want an ATP for cheap(er) insurance. Either way, do it now or spend a bucketful more after August 1.

The final rule for pilot certification and qualification requirements for air carrier operations, “The 1500 Hour Rule” or “First Officer Qualification Rule,” (FOQ) was released by the FAA on July 7, 2013. It was published in the Federal Register on July 15, 2013, effective immediately.

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