Task:

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

7/31/2018

Function:

Duty:

3.0 Certification

3.1 Airman Certification

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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, AFB-720

Procedural Guidance (current editions):

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

Airman Computer Test Report

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