Task:

O3.1.38 Designate a Pilot Examiner under 14 CFR 183.11(b) and 183.23

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

 

Purpose :

To determine if an individual meets the qualifications for designation as a Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE) in accordance with 14 CFR 183.11(b) and 183.23

 

Significant Interfaces :

Candidate

Flight Standards District Office (FSDO)

Airman Certification Branch, AFS-760

Examinations Standards Branch, AFS-642

General Aviation and Commercial Division, AFS-800

Assist Chief Counsel

Medical Certification

(For Vintage Aircraft only) The Great Lakes Region Flight Standards Division, Technical Programs Branch, AGL-230

 

Procedural Guidance :

14 CFR Part 183, Representatives of the Administrator

Order 1380.51, Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

FAA 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 8710-9, Designated Examiner Application/Qualification Record

FAA Form 8710-10, Designated Pilot Examiner Candidate Application

 


1. Initial designation (FAA Form 8710-9 or 10)

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

 

1.1 FSDO determines need for a pilot examiner

K: Order 8900.2

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

K: 14 CFR 183.11

 

1.2 Open PTRS record

K: Order 1380.51

 

2. Inspector reviews selected candidate

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

 

3. Report findings to flight standards district office manager

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

4. Notify candidate of selection

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

 

5. Schedule appointment with candidate

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

 

6. Practical test of DPE with actual applicant (inspector observing)

 

6.1 Pretest activities (FAA Form 8710-1)

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

K: Applicable Practical Test Standards

 

6.2 Observation of Practical Test

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

K: Applicable Practical Test Standards

 

7.                                    Practical test outcomes for DPE candidate with an actual applicant

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

K: Applicable Practical Test Standards

 

7.1                            Both DPE candidate and applicant satisfactory

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

K: Applicable Practical Test Standards

7.1.1                  Issue temporary to applicant (FAA Form 8060-4)

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

K: Applicable Practical Test Standards

 

7.1.2                  Issue DPE candidate pilot examiner designation and supplies (FAA Form 8430-9; 8000-5)

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

K: Applicable Practical Test Standards

 

7.2                            DPE candidate satisfactory, applicant unsatisfactory

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

K: Applicable Practical Test Standards

 

7.2.1                  Issue disapproval notice to applicant (FAA Form 8060-5)

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

K: Applicable Practical Test Standards

 

7.2.2                  Issue DPE candidate pilot examiner designation and supplies (FAA Form 8430-9; 8000-5)

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

K: Applicable Practical Test Standards

 

7.3                            DPE candidate unsatisfactory, applicant satisfactory

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

K: Applicable Practical Test Standards

 

7.3.1                  Issue temporary to applicant (FAA Form 8060-4)

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

K: Applicable Practical Test Standards

 

7.3.2 Debrief DPE candidate if renewal is denied inform Office Manager and prepare a letter of denial

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

K: Applicable Practical Test Standards

 

7.4                            DPE candidate unsatisfactory, applicant unsatisfactory

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

K: Applicable Practical Test Standards

 

7.4.1                  Issue disapproval notice to applicant (FAA Form 8060-5)

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

K: Applicable Practical Test Standards

 

7.4.2 Debrief DPE candidate if renewal is denied inform Office Manager and prepare a letter of denial

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

K: Applicable Practical Test Standards

 

8.                                    Practical. Test of a DPE candidate with the inspector acting as applicant

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

K: Applicable Practical Test Standards


 

9. Evaluate candidate's performance

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

K: Applicable Practical Test Standards

 

9.1 Debrief the applicant

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

 

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

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

 

10.1. Issue the DPE candidates pilot examiner designation (Certificate of Designation (FAA Form 8000-5) and Certificate of Authority (FAA Form 8430-9))

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

 

11. 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. 15-19

 

11.1 Complete letter of denial

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 13, Chap. 3, Sec. 1, Fig. 13-22

 

12 Close PTRS record

K: Order 1380.51