Certification: Commercial Pilot, Airplane Multi-Engine (AME) Rating

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Commercial Pilot, Airplane Multi-Engine (AME) Rating is an add-on rating to a Commercial Pilot Certificate. The AME rating provides commercial pilots the privilege to fly and operate an aircraft designated as multi engine airplane category. Candidates must meet prerequisite and training requirements. Candidates must pass a practical exam.

More than two years of education or training after high school required?
More than two years of work experience required?
Oral or Written Exam Required?
Renewal Required?
Every 2 Year(s)


The certification has an education level of an Associates of Arts or Associates of Sciences degree or higher and has a work experience requirement of more than 2 years, or requires obtaining a ‘core’ level certification from the same organization.

  • This certification is related to military occupational specialties.