91.531 Second in Command Exemptions
Sep 12, 2012 - Earlier this year, a revised interpretation of 14 CFR, 91.531 (Second in Command requirements) led the FAA to suspend single-seat, jet warbird rating, check rides. Many of our MiG, Sabre and other pilots are affected.
14 CFR, 91.531 contains a paragraph in which the Administrator can grant exemptions, and recently, EAA/Warbirds of America petitioned for and received an exception from 14 CFR, 91.531(a)(1) to the extent necessary to allow its members to operate large airplanes. CJAA members should familiarize themselves with the conditions and limitations of the EAA/WOA exemption: