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CERTIFICATE COMPARISON

SPORT PILOT RECREATIONAL PILOT PRIVATE PILOT
PRIVILEGES PRIVILEGES PRIVILEGES
PILOT LIGHT SPORT AIRCRAFT ONLY PILOT SINGLE ENGINE AIRPLANE ONLY PILOT AIRPLANES UNDER 12,500 LBS.
CARRY 1 PASSANGER CARRY 1 PASSANGER CARRY MULTIPLE PASSANGERS



LIMITATIONS LIMITATIONS LIMITATIONS
LIGHT SPORT AIRCRAFT ONLY

1320 LBS OR LESS

MAX CRUISE SPEED LESS THAN 87kts 180HP OR LESS
2 SEATS OR LESS 4 SEATS OR LESS
NO CLASS B, C, OR D AIRPORTS/AIRSPACE NO CLASS B, C, OR D AIRPORTS/AIRSPACE
DOMESTIC ONLY DOMESTIC ONLY
NIGHT PROHIBITED NIGHT PROHIBITED
NOT LESS THAN 3 MILES VISIBILITY NOT LESS THAN 3 MILES VISIBILITY
VISUAL REFERENCE WITH SURFACE VISUAL REFERENCE WITH SURFACE
10,000 FEET OR LESS 10,000 FEET OR LESS
NOT FOR BUSINESS NOT FOR BUSINESS
NOT RETRACTABLE GEAR NOT RETRACTABLE GEAR
CAN NOT ADD INSTRUMENT RATING CAN NOT ADD INSTRUMENT RATING
CAN NOT ADD MULTI ENGINE RATING CAN NOT ADD MULTI ENGINE RATING
CAN NOT ADD TYPE RATING CAN NOT ADD TYPE RATING
NOT FOR HIRE NOT FOR HIRE NOT FOR HIRE



HOURS HOURS HOURS
20 HOURS 30 HOURS 40 HOURS
15 HOURS INSTRUCTION 15 HOURS INSTRUCTION 30 HOURS INSTRUCTION
5 HOURS SOLO - 1 XC 75nm 3 HOURS SOLO 10 HOURS SOLO - 5 XC
14CFR 61.309 A-L, 61.311 A-L 14CFR 61.97 B1-12, 61.98 B1-10 14CFR 61.105 B1-13, 61.107 B1-12