Task:     

O3.1.29   Issue a Ground Instructor Certificate or Add a Rating under 14 CFR Part 61

Function: 

Duty:     

3.0  Certification

3.1   Airman Certification

Previous Task Analysis:

 

 

Difficulty:

Importance:

Frequency:

2

3

3

Criticality:

Time:

Job Aid:

Y

 

Y

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

1530

 

 

 

 

 

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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 if an applicant is eligible for a Ground Instructor Certificate and associated ratings, and to issue an appropriate certificate to an eligible applicant

 

Significant Interfaces :

Flight Standards District Office

Applicant

Ground Schools

Pilot Schools

Airmen Certification Branch, AFS-760

 

Procedural Guidance :

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

Order 1380.51,              Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1,                Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

 

 

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 8710-1,                    Airman Certificate and/or Rating Application

FAA Form 8060-4,                    Temporary Airman Certificate

FAA Form 8060-5,                    Notice of Disapproval

AC Form 8080-2,                      Knowledge Test Results

 


1.         Receive request from applicant for a ground instructor certification or additional rating

 

            1.1        Schedule appointment

                        K:         14 CFR Part 61, Subpart I

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 17

 

            1.2        Open PTRS record

                        K:         Order 1380.51

 

2.         Review application

                        K:         14 CFR Part 61, Subpart I

                      K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 17

 

3.         Collect required documentation

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 17

 

4.         Verify applicant's identity, age, and eligibility

                                 

                      K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 17

 

5.         Evaluate applicant's knowledge test results

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 17

 

            5.1        Determine if knowledge test is not required

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 17

 

6          If applicant does not meet all requirements, return application and documentation

                        K:         14 CFR Part 61, Subpart I

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 17

 

            6.1     Close PTRS record

                        K:         Order 1380.51

 

7.         If applicant meets all requirements, issue temporary airman certificate (FAA Form 8060-4)

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 17

 

            7.1        Complete certification file and prepare for distribution

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 17

 

8.         Close PTRS record

                        K:         Order 1380.51

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 17