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Expired CFI certificate. How can I renew?

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I have a CFI, CFII, MEA ratings, however my license expired (> 2 years).
My understanding is that if I get my CFI-G, I will get all my ratings back. Am I right?

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  1. Matthew Waugh on Jul 27, 2010

    Correct – you can take the test of any of your existing CFI ratings or you can add a new one, and magically all your ratings are then made current.

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  2. Gary Moore on Jul 27, 2010

    Matt is totally right – it happend to me. My CFI/CFII/MEI expired 5-6 years ago. I took some training and one flight with a Designated Examiner (not even the FAA) in a Piper Warrior and all of my instructor ratings were reinstated.

    And as an additional note – it’s a mistake I’ll never make again. It’s totally worth the $119 to talke the AOPA online renewal – much cheaper (and less stressful) than having to go for the ride.

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