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Advanced Ground Instructor
Ground Instructor is a certificate issued in the United States by the Federal Aviation Administration; the rules for certification, and for certificate-holders, are detailed in Subpart I of Part 61 of the Federal Aviation Regulations, which are part of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The Ground Instructor certificate allows the holder to offer various kinds of ground instruction required of those seeking pilot certificates and ratings. Ground Instructor certificates are issued with ratings, and these determine the exact areas in which the holder may give instruction.
A Ground Instructor certificate is issued with at least one of three ratings: Basic, Advanced, and Instrument. At most only two would appear on the certificate, basic and instrument, or advanced and instrument.
The Advanced Ground Instructor (AGI) rating allows the holder to give the ground instruction required for any certificate or, effectively, any rating (except for the Instrument Rating) issued under Part 61, to give the ground training for any flight review, and to endorse a student to take the written knowledge test for any certificate or non-instrument rating issued under Part 61. The AGI rating has more extensive privileges than the BGI. Obtaining the BGI first is not a requirement for the AGI. Applicants often skip the BGI, since the AGI has more authority. The questions for both ratings are taken from the same pool. The only difference is that the AGI requires a somewhat longer examination.
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