FAA approves new training rule for Westminster College aviation students
The Salt Lake Tribune
First Published Sep 12 2013 09:18 am • Last Updated Sep 12 2013 10:50 am
Westminster College aviation students now can qualify for a restricted airline transport pilot certificate with fewer flying hours.
Aspiring pilots usually need 1,500 hours of flight experience. Under new authority from the Federal Aviation Administration, Westminster students can qualify with 1,000 hours.
The savings in flight time could allow students to qualify for the certificate one or two years earlier than students in other programs.
Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
About Reader Comments
Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account
. See more about comments here.