As a student pilot, can I carry passengers with me before getting my recreational or private pilot’s certificate? No.
Can a student pilot carry passengers on a solo flight?
A student pilot may not operate an aircraft in solo flight unless that student pilot has received an endorsement in the student’s logbook for the specific make and model aircraft to be flown by an authorized instructor who gave the training within the 90 days preceding the date of the flight.
What are the limitations for a student pilot carrying passengers?
14 CFR § 61.89 – General limitations.
- (a) A student pilot may not act as pilot in command of an aircraft:
- (1) That is carrying a passenger;
- (2) That is carrying property for compensation or hire;
- (3) For compensation or hire;
- (4) In furtherance of a business;
Who can a student pilot fly with?
(1) A student pilot must have a solo cross-country endorsement from the authorized instructor who conducted the training that is placed in that person’s logbook for the specific category of aircraft to be flown.
The pilot-in-command of an aircraft is directly responsible for and is the final authority as to the operation of that aircraft.
Can a student pilot fly above clouds?
“The short answer is yes. You may legally fly on top as long as you can maintain the appropriate VFR cloud clearances. … The only regulatory restriction is that student pilots are not allowed to fly above a cloud layer without ground reference.
When can you solo an airplane?
You are eligible if: You are at least 16 years old. If you plan to pilot a glider or balloon, you must be at least 14 years old.
Who is the boss on an airplane?
On a carrier deck, the Air Boss is the person responsible for all aircraft operations & movements aboard.
What does a student pilot need to Solo?
Must be at least 16 years old. Must be able to read, speak, write and understand the English language. Must have a student pilot certificate and at least a Third-Class medical certificate. (These are usually the same document, but not always!)
What documents are required to fly solo?
Basic Solo Privileges
Any solo flight, whether local or cross-country, requires two basic endorsements identified in FAR 61.87: A make and model endorsement on the student pilot certificate, which never expires; and. A make and model endorsement in the logbook that’s valid for 90 days.