Task:

O3.4.7 Approve Training Course Outlines (TCO) for a 14 CFR Part 141 Pilot School or Provisional Pilot School

Function:

Duty:

3.0 Certification

3.4 Air Agency Certification

Previous Task Analysis:

1995 Hughes and Allen Corporation

 

Difficulty:

Importance:

Frequency:

4

4

2

Criticality:

Time:

Job Aid:

Y

 

N

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

1368

1369

1370

1860

 

 

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F

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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 44707 Examining and Rating Air Agencies

 

Purpose :

To evaluate a Training Course Outline (TCO) submitted for approval for use in a 14 CFR Part 141 pilot school or provisional pilot school

 

Significant Interfaces :

Pilot School

Certificate Holding District Office (CHDO)

 

Procedural Guidance :

14 CFR Part 141, Pilot Schools

Order 1380.51, Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem (PTRS)

Order 8900.1, Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

AC120-45 (as amended), Airplane Flight Training Device Qualification

AC141-1 (as amended), Pilot School Certification

 

NOTE: Ensure you are using the most current information. The Flight Standards Information

Management System (FSIMS) may be used to obtain current guidance.

 

NOTE: Reduced time Training Course Outlines are permitted based on the provisions of 14 CFR 141.55 (d) and (e).

 

NOTE: FAA approval of Check Instructor must be considered as a separate function from the Chief/Assistant Chief Instructor Approval Process (14 CFR 141.33 and 14 CFR 141.37).


 

Forms :

 

FAA Form 8000-4, Air Agency Certificate

FAA Form 8000-36, PTRS Transmittal Form

FAA Form 8420-8, Application for Pilot School Certificate

 


1. Determine need to evaluate a Training Course Outline (TCO)

 

1.1 Receive and review application for TCO approval and verify for completeness and accuracy

K: 14 CFR Part 141, Subpart C

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 53, Sec. 2

 

1.2 Open PTRS record

K: Order 1380.51

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 53, Sec. 2

 

2.                                    Review all TCO(s) content for completeness and accuracy

K: 14 CFR Part 141, Subpart C

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 1

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 53, Sec. 1

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 53, Sec. 2

K: AC 141-1 (as amended)

 

2.1 Ensure each training syllabus is complete and accurate

K: 14 CFR Part 141, Subpart C

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 53, Sec. 2

K: AC 141-1 (as amended)

 

3. Evaluate simulators/flight training devices, if applicable

K: 14 CFR 141.41

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 1

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 53, Sec. 2

K: AC 120-45 (as amended)

K: AC 141-1 (as amended)

 

4. Approve/Disapprove TCO

 

4.1 TCO approval

K: 14 CFR Part 141, Subpart C

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 1

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 53, Sec. 2

 

4.2 Disapprove TCO if it does not meet requirements

K: 14 CFR Part 141, Subpart C

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 1

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 53, Sec. 2

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 53, Sec. 2, Fig. 3-147

 

5.                                    Prepare and issue an amended list of approved courses

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 1

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 53, Sec. 2

 

6. Issue a revised air agency certificate, if TCO approval justifies a rating change

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 1

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 53, Sec. 2

 

7. Complete certification report and job aids, if applicable

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 1

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 53, Sec. 2

 

8. Update Vital Information Subsystem (VIS) file

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 53, Sec. 2

 

9. Close PTRS record

K: Order 1380.51

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 53, Sec. 2