Task:

O3.1.5 Certificate an Instrument Rating Pilot under 14 CFR Part 61

Function:

Duty:

3.0 Certification

3.1 Airman Certification

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PTRS Tracking

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Legal References :

49 USC 40104 Promotion of Civil Aeronautics and Safety of Air Commerce

49 USC 40113 Administrative

49 USC 44702 Issuance of Certificates

49 USC 44703 Airman Certificates

 

Purpose :

To determine an applicant's eligibility for an instrument rating under 14 CFR Part 61, Subpart B, to conduct the practical test for that rating, and to issue that rating to a qualified applicant

 

Significant Interfaces :

Applicant

Flight Standards District Office

Flight Instructor

Pilot School

Airmen Certification Branch, AFS-760

Designated Pilot Examiner

 

Procedural Guidance :

14 CFR Part 61, Certification: Pilots, Flight Instructors, and Ground Instructors

14 CFR Part 91, General Operating and Flight Rules

14 CFR Part 97, Standard Instrument Approach Procedures

14 CFR Part 141, Pilot Schools

Order 1380.51, Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1, Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

AC 61-27 (as amended), AVN-100 Instrument Flying Handbook

Appropriate Instrument Rating Practical Test Standards

 

NOTE: Ensure you are using the most current information. The Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS) may be used to obtain current guidance.

 

 

Forms :

FAA Form 8000-36, PTRS Transmittal Form

FAA Form 8060-4, Temporary Airman Certificates

FAA Form 8060-5, Notice of Disapproval of Application

AC Form 8080-2, Airman Knowledge Test Report

FAA Form 8500-9, Airman Medical Certificate

FAA Form 8710-1, Airman Certification and/or Rating Application

 


1. Receive request from applicant for an instrument rating

K: 14 CFR Part 61, Subpart B

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 9

 

1.1 Open PTRS record

K: Order 1380.51

 

2. Schedule practical test for certification with applicant

K: 14 CFR Part 61, Subpart B

 

2.1 Review applicant's documents

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 9

 

2.2 Determine aircraft category, class and type

K: 14 CFR 61.65

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 9

3. Determine applicant's eligibility

K: 14 CFR Part 61, Subpart B

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 9

 

3.1 If applicant is not eligible, issue Notice of Disapproval, inform applicant of reasons for ineligibility

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 9

 

3.1.1 Close PTRS record

K: Order 1380.51

 

4. Determine airworthiness of aircraft

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 9

4.1 If aircraft is not airworthy, brief applicant

K: 14 CFR 91.405

 

4.1.1 Close PTRS record

K: Order 1380.51

 

5. Conduct practical test

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 9

K: Appropriate Instrument Rating Practical Test Standards

 

6. Determine if applicant has unsatisfactorily completed practical test

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 9

K: Appropriate Instrument Rating Practical Test Standards

 

6.1 If applicant fails practical test, issue Notice of Disapproval (FAA Form 8060-5)

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 9


 

6.2 Make PTRS entry pending retake of practical test.

K: Order 1380.51

 

7. If applicant is successful, complete certification documentation

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 9

 

7.1 Issue Instrument Rating Certificate

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 9

 

8. Close PTRS record

K: Order 1380.51