Task:

O3.1.35   Renew a Pilot Examiner Designation under 14 CFR § 183.15

Function:

Duty:

3.0   Certification

3.1   Airman Certification

Previous Task Analysis:

 

 

Difficulty:

Importance:

Frequency:

4

4

3

Criticality:

Time:

Job Aid: 

Y

 

Y

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

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1552

 

 

 

 

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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

 

Purpose :

To determine a Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE) applicant's qualifications for the renewal of a Pilot Examiner's Designation under 14 CFR § 183.15

 

Significant Interfaces :

Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE)

Flight Standards District Offices

Airman Testing Standards Branch, AFS-630

Airman Certification Branch, AFS-760

Applicant (Pilot Candidate)

Regional Council

Regional Office

 

Procedural Guidance :

14 CFR Part 183,                      Representatives of the Administrator

Order 1380.51,                          Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1,                            Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

Order 8900.2,                            General Aviation Airman Designee Handbook

AC 120-40 (as amended)           Airplane Simulator Qualification

Appropriate 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 8000-5,           Certificate of Designation

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 8430-9,           Certificate of Authority

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

FAA Form 8710-2,           Student Pilot Certificate

FAA Form 8710-6,           Examiner Designation/Qualification Record

FAA Form 8710-10,         Examiner Designation/Qualification Record

 

Note: 8710-10 is a newer and longer version of 8710-6

 

 


 

1.         Applicant applies for renewal

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 13, Chap. 3, Sec. 1

 

            1.1        Open PTRS record

                        K:         Order 1380.51

 

2.         Inspector reviews application for renewal

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 13, Chap. 3, Sec. 1

                        K:         Order 8900.2

 

3.         Schedule appointment with candidate

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 13, Chap. 3, Sec. 1

 

4.         Conduct practical test

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 13, Chap. 3, Sec. 1

 

            4.1        Conduct oral evaluation

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 13, Chap. 3, Sec. 1               

                        K:         Applicable Practical Test Standards

 

            4.2        Conduct flight evaluation

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 13, Chap. 3, Sec. 1

                        K:         Applicable Practical Test Standards

 

5.         Evaluate applicant's performance

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 13, Chap. 3, Sec. 1

                        K:         Applicable Practical Test Standards

 

            5.1        Debrief the applicant

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 13, Chap. 3, Sec. 1

 

6.         If applicant's performance was satisfactory, complete Examiner Designation and Qualification Record (FAA Form 8710-6 (preferred) or 8710-10)

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 13, Chap. 3, Sec. 1

 

            6.1.       Issue the DPE candidate the Certificate of Authority (FAA Form 8430-9) and if appropriate issue a Letter of Authorization (LOA)

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 13, Chap. 3, Sec. 1

 

7.         If performance was unsatisfactory, complete Examiner Designation and

            Qualification Record (FAA Form 8710-10)

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 13, Chap. 3, Sec. 1, Fig. 13-19

 

            7.1        Complete letter of denial

                        K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 13, Chap. 3, Sec. 1


8.         If FSDO determines safety concerns with the examiner, cancel examiner’s designation

                        K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 13, Chap. 3, Sec. 1

 

9.         Non-renewal or termination of examiner’s

                        K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 13, Chap. 3, Sec. 1

 

10.        Close PTRS record

                        K:      Order 1380.51