Task:     

O3.1.61    Approve A Check Airman For 14 CFR Part 125 Operations (Pilot, Flight Engineer or Navigator)

Function: 

Duty:     

3.0    Certification

3.1    Airman Certification

Previous Task Analysis:

 

 

Difficulty:

Importance:

Frequency:

4

4

1

Criticality:

Time:

Job Aid:

Y

 

N

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

1346

1347

1348

1349

 

 

S

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

P

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legal References :

 

49 USC 40104               Promotion of Civil Aeronautics and Safety of Air Commerce

49 USC 40113               Administrative

49 USC 44701               General Requirements

49 USC 44702               Issuance of Certificates

49 USC 44709               Amendments, Modifications, Suspensions, and Revocations of Certificates

 

Purpose :

To determine if an applicant is eligible for check airman authority

 

Significant Interfaces :

Flight Standards District Office

Operator

Airman

Regional Flight Standards Division

 

Procedural Guidance :

14 CFR Part 61,                        Certification:  Pilots and Flight Instructors

14 CFR Part 125,          Certification and Operations:  Domestic, Flag, and Supplemental Air Carrier and Commercial Operates of Large Aircraft

14 CFR Part 183,          Representatives of the Administrator

Order 8900.1,                Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

 

Order 1380.51,              Program Tracking Records Subsystem

FAA-P-1380-1,             AFS-900-0698, Vital Information Subsystem - Flight Standards Automation System

 

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 8410-3,        Airman Competency/Proficiency Check


1.                                    Receive a request from the operator for designate check airman.

 

1.1        Open PTRS record

K:         Order 1380.51

 

             1.2       Review letter of request

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 3

 

            1.3        Determine if the operator has a need and is qualified for a check airman

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 3

 

1.4       Review nominee qualifications

            K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 3

 

2.                                    Schedule flight evaluation

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 3

 

3.          Observe nominee conducting the Practical Test

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 3

 

4.           Evaluate the nominee’s performance of the Practical Test

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 3

 

            4.1        If unsatisfactory, issue a letter of denial to company

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 3  

 

            4.2        Close PTRS record

                        K:         Order 1380.51

 

5.         Issue letter of approval

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 3  

 

6.         Update VIS

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 3  

 

7.         Close PTRS record

         K:         Order 1380.51