Task:

M3.4.24 Evaluate a 14 CFR Part 141 Pilot School

Function:

Duty:

3.0 Certification

3.4 Air Agency Certification

Previous Task Analysis:

1995 Hughes Task # 3.4.2, 3.4.17, 3.4.24 and 3.4.25

1985 Allen Corp Task # 1.3.13

Difficulty:

3

Criticality:

Y

Importance:

4

Time:

 

Frequency:

4

Job Aid:

N

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

3230

3373

3374

3379

 

 

S

O

M

E

F

A

C

T

5230

5373

5374

5379

 

 

 

 

P

 

 

P

 

 

Legal References:

49 U.S.C. 40101         Policy

49 U.S.C. 40113         Administrative

49 U.S.C. 44701         General Requirements

49 U.S.C. 44702         Issuance of Certificates

49 U.S.C. 44707         Examining and Rating Air Agencies

Purpose:

To evaluate an applicant for a 14 CFR Part 141 pilot school certificate

Significant Interfaces:

Applicant

Certificate Holding District Office

Flight Standards District Office

Procedural Guidance:

14 CFR Part 43             Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Rebuilding, and Alteration

14 CFR Part 45             Identification and Registration Marking

14 CFR Part 47             Aircraft Registration

14 CFR Part 65             Certification: Airmen other than Flight Crewmembers

14 CFR Part 91             General Operating and Flight Rules

14 CFR Part 133           Rotorcraft External-Load Operations

14 CFR Part 137           Agricultural Aircraft Operations

14 CFR Part 141           Pilot Schools

Order 1380.51               Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1                 Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

AC 141-1                      Pilot School Certification

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

1.                   Receive inquiry from applicant for pilot school certification

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

1.1               Open PTRS record

K: Order 1380.51

2.                   Preapplication phase

2.1               Provide applicant with necessary information and an application form

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

2.2               If necessary, schedule a preapplication meeting

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

3.                   Formal application phase

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

4.                   Document compliance phase

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

5.                   Demonstration and inspection phase

5.1               Review General Aviation Alerts,

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

5.2               Inspect Aircraft

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

5.3               Inspect aircraft maintenance records

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

5.4               Ensure adequate personnel, facilities and equipment

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

5.5               Analyze findings

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

6.                   Certification phase

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

7.                   Task outcomes

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

7.1               If the applicant terminates or fails to complete the certification process, a letter should be sent to the applicant confirming this action. All documentation furnished by the applicant shall be returned.

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

7.2               Completion of this task will result in one of the following:

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3
7.2.1     Issuance of a certificate
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3
7.2.2     A letter to the applicant indicating the certificate is denied
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

7.3               Establish an office file

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

7.4               Close PTRS record

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

8.                   Future activities

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

8.1               Transition

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

8.2               Post-certification program

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3