Biennial Flight review (BFR)
A flight review consists of a minimum of 1 hour of flight training and 1 hour of ground training. The review must include:
A review of the current general operating and flight rules
A review of those maneuvers and procedures that, at the discretion of the person giving the review, are necessary for the pilot to demonstrate the safe exercise of the privileges of the pilot certificate.
No person may act as pilot in command of an aircraft unless, in the previous 24 months, that person has:
Accomplished a flight review and a logbook endorsement from an authorized instructor who gave the review certifying that the person has satisfactorily completed the review.
Exceptions if in the previous 24 months:
A person who holds a flight instructor certificate who has satisfactorily completed a renewal of a flight instructor certificate need not accomplish the 1 hour of ground training.
A person who has passed a pilot proficiency check conducted by an examiner for a pilot certificate, rating, or operating privilege need not accomplish the flight review.
A person who has satisfactorily accomplished one or more phases of an FAA-sponsored pilot proficiency award program (wings) need not accomplish the flight review required by this section.
A student pilot need not accomplish the flight review required by this section provided the student pilot is undergoing training for a certificate and has a current solo flight endorsement.
Note* These descriptions are changed for quick reference only and not intended to replace the complete FARs available at: FARs Flight Review