Part 107 Pilots Require Recurrent Training

Licensed aircraft pilots can complete recurrent online.

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Recurrent training is different for pilots who hold only a Part 107 certificate.Unsplash

The first remote pilot certificates were issued by the FAA nearly two years ago. Like a flight instructor certificate, those certificates are now coming due for some training in order to keep them current and allow pilots to continue exercising the privileges of Part 107.

The FAA says if drone and a manned aircraft pilot qualified under Part 61 with a current flight review, the certificate holder can take the recurrent Part 107 knowledge test at a knowledge test center or take the Part 107 Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems recurrent course online.

Certificate holders who do not also possess a Part 61 manned pilot certificate must take the initial or recurrent Part 107 knowledge test at a knowledge test center facility and show their old certificate as well as a government-issued photo ID.

Applicants are urged to review study materials such as the ACS for Unmanned Aircraft Systems, the Knowledge Test Study Guide as well as recently updated Part 107 sample questions.