Sec. 61.165 - Additional aircraft category and class ratings.

(a) Rotorcraft category and helicopter class rating. A person applying for an airline transport certificate with a rotorcraft category and helicopter class rating who holds an airline transport pilot certificate with another aircraft category rating must:

(1) Meet the eligibility requirements of 61.153 of this part;

(2) Pass a knowledge test on the aeronautical knowledge areas of 61.155(c) of this part;

(3) Comply with the requirements in 61.157(b) of this part, if appropriate;

(4) Meet the applicable aeronautical experience requirements of 61.161 of this part; and

(5) Pass the practical test on the areas of operation of 61.157(e)(4) of this part.

(b) Airplane category rating with a single-engine class rating. A person applying for an airline transport certificate with an airplane category and single-engine class rating who holds an airline transport pilot certificate with another aircraft category rating must:

(1) Meet the eligibility requirements of 61.153 of this part;

(2) Pass a knowledge test on the aeronautical knowledge areas of 61.155(c) of this part;

(3) Comply with the requirements in 61.157(b) of this part, if appropriate;

(4) Meet the applicable aeronautical experience requirements of 61.159 of this part; and

(5) Pass the practical test on the areas of operation of 61.157(e)(1) of this part.

(c) Airplane category rating with a multiengine class rating. A person applying for an airline transport certificate with an airplane category and multiengine class rating who holds an airline transport certificate with another aircraft category rating must:

(1) Meet the eligibility requirements of 61.153 of this part;

(2) Pass a knowledge test on the aeronautical knowledge areas of 61.155(c) of this part;

(3) Comply with the requirements in 61.157(b) of this part, if appropriate;

(4) Meet the applicable aeronautical experience requirements of 61.159 of this part; and

(5) Pass the practical test on the areas of operation of 61.157(e)(2) of this part.

(d) Powered-lift category. A person applying for an airline transport pilot certificate with a powered-lift category rating who holds an airline transport certificate with another aircraft category rating must:

(1) Meet the eligibility requirements of 61.153 of this part;

(2) Pass a required knowledge test on the aeronautical knowledge areas of 61.155(c) of this part;

(3) Comply with the requirements in 61.157(b) of this part, if appropriate;

(4) Meet the applicable aeronautical experience requirements of 61.163 of this part; and

(5) Pass the required practical test on the areas of operation of 61.157(e)(3) of this part.

(e) Additional class rating ithin the same aircraft category. A person applying for an airline transport certificate with an additional class rating who holds an airline transport certificate in the same aircfaft category must --

(1) Meet the eligibility requirements of 61.153, except paragraph (f) of that section;

(2) Comply with the requirements in 61.157(b) of this part, if applicable;

(3) Meet the applicable aeronautical experience requirements of subpart G of this part; and

(4) Pass a practical test on the areas of operation of 61.157(e) appropriate to the aircraft rating sought.

[Doc. No. 25910, 62 FR 16298, Apr. 4, 1997; Amdt. 61-103, 62 FR 40906, July 30, 1997]