|1. You must already
have a valid current (must have packed a certificated parachute within
90 Days) FAA Parachute Rigger License for one of the following ratings:
Back, Chest, Seat or Lap.
For the added rating you must have logged at least 20 packs for the
rating you are seeking, and each one must be under the supervision of an
appropriated rated Senior or Master Parachute Rigger and each pack must
be signed off as such in your logbook.
3. You must have a
signed Letter of Recommendation from an appropriated rated Senior or
Master Parachute Rigger stating that you are ready for your test.
4. You must have 2 orginal
8610-2's signed by the FAA.
5. You must have a
6. You must have and
present your Parachute Rigger's License.
7. You must present
your Parachute Rigger's Logbook that shows the parachute packs for the
added rating you are seeking, and each pack must be signed by the
supervising Parachute Rigger.
Additional type ratings: Requirements.
In addition to the below regs you will need for your
Additional Practical Test: 2 Orginal 86-10's signed by your local FAA
FISDO, Your Logbook with the 20 supervised pack, Your Tools, Picture ID
A certificated parachute rigger who applies for an additional type rating
(a) Present evidence satisfactory to the Administrator that he has packed at
least 20 parachutes of the type for which he seeks a rating, in accordance with
the manufacturer's instructions and under the supervision of a certificated
parachute rigger holding a rating for that type or a person holding an
appropriate military rating; and
(b) Pass a practical test, to the satisfaction of the Administrator, showing
his ability to pack and maintain the type of parachute for which he seeks a
[Doc. No. 1179, 27 FR 7973, Aug. 10, 1962, as amended by Amdt. 65-20,
37 FR 13251, July 6, 1972]