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Old August 10th 03, 04:44 PM
G.R. Patterson III
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Peter Duniho wrote:

"Ron Natalie" wrote in message
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"Many people" included the FAA. The official FAA opinion (before 1997)

was
that a high performance signoff meant you were good to fly either a

complex
or 200 HP aircraft. They did not differentiate (despite whatever the

original
writer of the reg intended).


I never saw that opinion. Was it actually published? Can you provide a
citation? The wording of the regulation, because of the use of the words
"as appropriate", seemed to pretty clearly mean one endorsement did not
qualify for the other. Logically, it makes no sense that it would.


Ron is correct. The regulations were changed in 1997. We now have two
separate endorsements (the "high-performance" endorsement was added). Under
the old regs, there was only one.

George Patterson
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