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CFI – Airplane add on – Currently CFI – Sport Airplane (subpart K)

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I searched all the similar questions, yet didn't find one that seemed to answer my situation.  I hold light sport CFI, what Written Test should I take for the add on airplane CFI under Subpart H.  There are 2 versions of that test, correct?  'Regular' and 'Short'

Does anyone have any experience with add-on and this scenario?

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  1. Kris Kortokrax on Oct 23, 2016

    You are not eligible to pursue the Subpart H rating as an add-on rating. Look at 61.181. It states that the regulations under Subpart H are not applicable to the holder of a Flight Instructor certificate with a Sport Pilot rating.

    So, forget 61.191. You must look at 61.183 to determine eligibility requirements. Since you are not adding on a rating to an existing Subpart H Flight Instructor certificate, I would say you cannot take the short version of the knowledge test.

    I would take things a step further and say that since there is no entry in the task table in the Flight Instructor PTS for adding a rating to a Sport Pilot instructor certificate, that you will be required to complete the entire practical test.

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