High Performance Airplane Endorsement


  • Possess a fixed wing pilot certificate.
  • Be able to speak, read, write and understand the English Language.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or apply through AFSP for foreign pilots.

High Performance Endorsement:

  • Requires training with an authorized instructor in an airplane that is rated at over 200 horsepower per engine.


The amount of training required for the endorsement will vary from person to person but will generally take 3 to 5 hours.
A high performance endorsement allows you to fly airplanes having more than 200 horsepower per engine.
There is no expiration date on a high performance endorsement, nor is there any regulatory requirement to maintain currency.
Training will involve flying with an authorized flight instructor in an airplane having more than 200 horsepower per engine.