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Resuming currency while flying under foreign license

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Being a foreigner, I am in the process of obtaining ATP certificate with Airbus type rating.

The question is:

What is needed in order to resume currency of FAA ATP (with type rating) in case I regularly fly the same type under foreign license but do not fly under FAA ATP for 3, 5 or 10 years?

What is needed to resume two types (Airbus A320 and A330)?

Thank You.

 

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  1. Kris Kortokrax on Feb 13, 2018

    Not sure exactly what you mean by currency. As far as Part 61 is concerned, you would need a 61.58 check within no more than 24 calendar months for each type. You would also need to meet the recent experience requirements of 61.57. Flight review would be covered by 61.58 check.

    I don’t know many operations that would rent you an A320 or A330.

    That would put you in the position of flying one for a U.S. carrier. In that case you would need to complete training and checking requirements for that carrier.

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