Tailwheel Endorsements

Tailwheel Endorsement

Ready to get your tailwheel endorsement? Experience a plane truly built for soft field landings. A tailwheel endorsement opens the door to some of the best flying in aviation.

Get Your Tailwheel Endorsement

1-2 Week Time Frame

The Tailwheel Endorsement Package Includes:

  • 10 hrs. of flight instruction in a Super Decathlon
  • 3 hrs. of personalized ground instruction

To Earn a Tailwheel Endorsement:

14 CFR 61.31(i):

(1) Except as provided in paragraph (i)(2) of this section, no person may act as pilot in command of a tailwheel airplane unless that person has received and logged flight training from an authorized instructor in a tailwheel airplane and received an endorsement in the person’s logbook from an authorized instructor who found the person proficient in the operation of a tailwheel airplane. The flight training must include at least the following maneuvers and procedures:

(i) Normal and crosswind takeoffs and landings;

(ii) Wheel landings (unless the manufacturer has recommended against such landings); and

(iii) Go-around procedures.

(2) The training and endorsement required by paragraph (i)(1) of this section is not required if the person logged pilot-in-command time in a tailwheel airplane before April 15, 1991.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be able to read, write, and converse fluently in English
  • Hold at least a current third-class FAA medical certificate
  • Must hold a Private Pilot License

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