International students...

International students holding a valid pilot license from their country or United States may enter the United States under a tourist visa to do aircraft times building, as long as the airplane is less than 12,500 pounds and doesn't require type rating. Pilots will not have to register with TSA or FAA.

All Time building Inc. flights with foreign pilots will be flown with a US licensed safety pilot.

For all of the training international students should consult with TSA and FAA links below.
** International Students: will require training must be registered with the TSA (Transportation Security Administration) AND the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration). Simcheck training Inc. does not issue M1 visas
*** All American Pilots must now present a valid passport or birth certificate upon arrival. Any additional information needed can be found at the TSA website.

FAA Application Requirement
A person who is applying for a U.S. pilot certificate/rating on the basis of a foreign license now must submit a request of Verification of Authenticity of his/her license to the FAA’s Airmen Certification Branch (AFS-760).
Once the Airmen’s Certification ranch has verified the authenticity and the validity of the person’s foreign pilot license and medical license with the foreign civil aviation authority, a verification of authenticity letter will be issued to the designated Flight Standard District Office and a copy sent to the applicant.

This process takes usually two to three weeks.

All instructions concerning this pre-application may be found on the FAA’s web site at

Additionally, holders of CAA licenses issued by the United Kingdom need to submit an additional form to the CAA. You can download the required form from their website.

If you want to apply for the verification of authenticity of your foreign license with the Orlando District, listed here below is the important contact information...

FAA - Airmen Certification Branch
AFS - 760

P.O. Box 25082
Oklahoma City, OK 73125-0082
(405) 954-3261 (Phone)
(405) 954-9922 (Fax)

FAA - Orlando Flight Standards District Office

Citadelle International - Suite #500
5950 Hazeltine National Drive
Orlando, FL 32822

(407) 812-7700 (Phone)
(407) 812-7710 (Fax)


Recommended Insurance

International pilots coming to Time build, Inc. is recommended that you have proof of medical insurance coverage when entering the United States, in accordance with Immigration 22 CFR 514.14(a) (published March 19, 1993.)

The recommended minimum Coverage Required Is:
1) Medical benefits of at least $50,000.00 per accident or illness
2) Repatriation of remains in the amount of $7,500.00
3) Expenses associated with medical evacuation in the amount of $10,000.00
4) A deductible not to exceed $500 per accident or illness.

As a reminder, the insurance policy should not contain any statements or clauses which preclude you, the exchange visitor, from coverage due to the nature of this program, which is a flight training. Please note that the insurance requirements, as established under 22 CFR 514.14(a), must be met for each exchange visitor and accompanying spouse or dependent.

You may obtain this coverage from:
Compass Benefits Group