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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: cat. qual. stds.


Thread: cat. qual. stds.

Message: cat. qual. stds.

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From: DARWIN JONES <jonesdl at>

Date: Tue, 20 Feb 1996 14:12:30 UTC


  Regarding qualification for a higher category.

The first question that comes to mind is, what are we trying to fix?
Is it a high accindent rate at contest or high rate of potential accidents
due to unqualified pilots? If it is, the smooth patch is not the way. I would
not issue a smooth patch for anyone if this is a requirement due to liability.

As a CFI I am already very resbonsible every time I sign for a student solo
or a check ride. A patche would have to be issued by several judges for each
so that no single judge could be held liable in court.



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