The man did not challenge this drastic result because he was confident that he could again convince an inspector that he was fully qualified (as he once was) to pass the test again.
It is clear that you must pay attention to the rules or suffer the consequences. Don’t let that March 31 deadline day pass. There appears to be no other solution other than retaking the exam. Also, we should all be aware by now that there is a two-year renewal cycle. That is, you must submit two applications with attached proof of attendance at a seminar for each year (if that is the renewal option selected). Just be careful to retain your attendance form from each seminar attended and submit with two application forms.
Stephen P. Prentice is an attorney whose practice involves FAA-NTSB issues. He has an Airframe and Powerplant certificate, is an ATP rated pilot, and is a USAF veteran.
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