Phase One of EAB operating limitations?

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  1. Vance Breese

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    May a student pilot legally fly phase one of his experimental amateur built aircraft operating limitations with a solo endorsement for that aircraft?
     
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    Yes, provided the aircraft's operating limitations don't explicitly prohibit it.

    A friend of mine made the first flight of the Sonerai he'd built while he was still a student. Ballsy CFI...
     
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    Thank you. What I found confusing is that my operating limitations issued in 2010 appear to prohibit and the latest operating limitations appear to me to allow it.
     
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    You can get your op limitations updated. Basically it involves applying for a new AWC which comes with new limitations, which may or may not be more restrictive (but they follow a template so you know what you'll be getting). I've done it twice.
     
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    My phase one was finished long ago.
    I am a flight instructor and I have been giving the wrong information because I had not seen the latest operating limitations.
    POA seems to have a lot of pilots so I thought I would ask.
    Thank you, Vance Breese