Saw this regulation posted on another group in relation to a Cri Cri twin. The poster stated that this indicated that a twin experimental was exempted from the multi engine rating requirment when flown solo by a SEL rated PPL. This got me to wondering if it would apply to experimental tailwheel also?:
§ 61.31 Type rating requirements, additional training, and authorization
(c) Aircraft category, class, and type ratings: Limitations on the carriage of
persons, or operating for compensation or hire. Unless a person holds a
category, class, and type rating (if a class and type rating is required) that
applies to the aircraft, that person may not act as pilot in command of an
aircraft that is carrying another person...
(l) Exceptions. (1) This section does not require a category and class rating
for aircraft not type-certificated as airplanes, rotorcraft, gliders,
lighter-than-air aircraft, powered-lifts, powered parachutes, or
(2) The rating limitations of this section do not apply to—
(iii) The holder of a pilot certificate when operating an aircraft under the
(B) An experimental certificate, unless the operation involves carrying a
Not debating the wisdom but just wondering about the rules?? Was the poster wrong in his opinion about solo experimental?