His second application successful, he was awarded a pilot training slot with the Air Force. He graduated top of his pilot training class.
Everything is briefed. The flight team and photo ship discuss all aspects of the mission before launching for the photography sequence.
We recognize that the practical application of § 61.56 results in disparate treatment between student pilots and pilots with higher ratings.
Glider flight time does count toward an ATP. This is good news for a couple of reasons, not the least of which is the cost.