Task:     

O3.3.206   Evaluate 14 CFR Part 61 Flight Training Devices or Simulators Equipment

Function: 

Duty:     

3.0   Surveillance/Inspection

3.3   Air Operator Surveillance

Previous Task Analysis:

 

 

Difficulty:

Importance:

Frequency:

2

2

1

Criticality:

Time:

Job Aid:

Y

 

N

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

1371

 

 

 

 

 

S

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

P

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legal References :

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

49 USC 40113       Administrative

 

Purpose :

Determine that a 14 CFR Part 61 flight training device or flight simulator has the appropriate personnel, facilities and training equipment required to meet regulatory requirements.

 

Significant Interfaces :

National Simulator Program

Flight Standards District Office (FSDO)

Certificate Holder District Office (CHDO)

 

Procedural Guidance :

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

Order1380.51,                           Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8000.49,                          Flight Standards Geographic Program

Order 8900.1,                            Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

AC 120-40 (as amended),          Airplane Simulator Qualification

AC 120-45 (as amended),          Airplane Flight Training Device Qualification

AC 120-46 (as amended),          Use of Airplane Flight Training Devices

AC 120-63 (as amended),          Helicopter Simulator Qualification

VIS ,                                         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 the most current guidance.

 

Forms :

 

FAA Form 8000-36,      Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem Data Sheet

FAA Form 8000-42,      Training Specifications

 


1.                                    Receive request from 14 CFR Part 61 operator to evaluate flight training devices and/or flight simulation devices.

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 54, Sec. 5

 

2.                                    Open PTRS record

                        K:         Order 1380.51

 

3.                                    Verify that operator meets all requirements.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 54, Sec. 5

K:         AC 120-40 (as amended)

K:         AC 120-45 (as amended)

K:         AC 120-46 (as amended)

K:         AC 120-63 (as amended)

 

4.                                    Inspect the facility.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 54, Sec. 5

 

5.                                    Inspect flight training devices or flight simulators

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 54, Sec. 5

 

6.                                    Inspect personnel

K:         14 CFR Part 61, Subparts H. and I.

 

7.                                    Issue Letter of Authorization if approval is granted.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 54, Sec. 5

 

8.                                    Issue Letter of Denial if approval is denied.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 54, Sec. 5

 

9.                                    Complete the Vital Information Subsystem (VIS) file

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 54, Sec. 5

 

10.                            Close PTRS record

K:         Order 1380.51