Flight Training Law and Legal Definition

According to 49 CFR 1552.1 [Title 49 – Transportation; Subtitle B Other Regulations Relating to Transportation; Chapter XII Transportation Security Administration, Department of Homeland Security; Subchapter C Civil Aviation Security; Part 1552 Flight Schools; Subpart A Flight Training for Aliens and Other Designated Individuals], flight training means “instruction received from a flight school in an aircraft or aircraft simulator. Flight training does not include recurrent training, ground training, a demonstration flight for marketing purposes, or any military training provided by the Department of Defense, the U.S. Coast Guard, or an entity under contract with the Department of Defense or U.S. Coast Guard.”