Task:

O3.1.3 Certificate a Private Pilot under 14 CFR Part 61

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 an applicant’s eligibility for a private pilot certificate under 14 CFR Part 61, Subpart E, to conduct the practical test for that certificate, and to issue the certificate to a qualified applicant

Significant Interfaces:

Applicant

Flight Standards District Office (FSDO)

Flight Instructor

Pilot School

Airmen Certification Branch, AFB‑720

Designated Pilot Examiner

Procedural Guidance (current editions):

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

14 CFR Part 91            General Operating And Flight Rules

14 CFR Part 141          Pilot Schools

Order 1380.51              Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1                Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

Appropriate Private Pilot Airman Certification 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

FAA Form 8500‑9       Airman Medical Certificates.

FAA Form 8710‑1       Airman Certificate and/or Rating Application

AC Form 8080‑2         Airman Knowledge Test Report

1          Receive certification request from applicant for private pilot certificate

K:       14 CFR Part 61, Subpart E

K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 7

1.1       Open PTRS record
K:      Order 1380.51

2          Schedule practical test for certification with applicant

K:       14 CFR Part 61, Subpart E

2.1       Review applicant’s documents
K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 7
2.2       Determine aircraft category, class, and type
K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 7

3          Determine applicant’s eligibility

K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 7

K:       14 CFR Part 61, Subpart E

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. 7

3.1.1   Close PTRS record

K:      Order 1380.51

4          Determine airworthiness of aircraft

K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 7

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. 7

K:     FAA‑S‑8081‑14

6          Determine results of completed practical test

K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 7 2

K:     FAA‑S‑8081‑14

6.1       If applicant fails practical test, issue Notice of Disapproval
K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 7

6.1.1   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. 7

7.1       Issue Private Pilot Certificate
K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 7

8          Close PTRS record

K:      Order 1380.51