Q. Pilot Age Restrictions


On December 13, 2007 the President signed into law legislation that allows U.S. commercial pilots to fly until age 65.  You can find a press release on the FAA web site at http://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/news_story.cfm?newsId=10072

You can read the legislation at http://www.faa.gov/news/updates/age_rule/media/HR4343_bill.pdf

The docket number for this issue is FAA–2006–26139.

To view this docket, including all comments submitted to date, please search the DOT's dockets at http://www.regulations.gov/

The Age 60 Aviation Rulemaking Committee Report to the FAA (11/29/06) is document number  FAA-2006-26139-5785

You can also contact the FAA Administrator at:

The toll-free FAA Consumer Hot-line (in the USA) is: 1-800-322-7873
Outside of the USA, the FAA toll number is: (202) 267-3484

The hot-line operates from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday, except holidays.

Additional FAA contact information can be found at: http://www.faa.gov/contact/

Or send a letter to:

Office of the Administrator
Federal Aviation Administration
AOA-1, Room 1010, Federal Building 10A
800 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20591

  • Last Updated Dec 14, 2016
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