Certification: Commercial Pilot, Airplane Single Engine (ASE) Rating

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Commercial Pilot, Airplane Single Engine (ASE) Rating is an add-on rating to a Commercial Pilot Certificate. The ASE rating provides commercial pilots the privilege to fly and operate an aircraft designated as a single 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.