Task:        

O4.2.14   Evaluate Flight Training Devices (FTDs) Used by Parts 125 And 135 Certificate Holders - Levels 1 - 5 and Other Devices Previously Authorized for Use under Part 142

Function:

Duty:        

4.0   General Technical

4.2   Simulator Evaluation

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Legal References:

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

49 USC 40113                           Administrative

49 USC 44705                           Air Carrier Operating Certificates

49 USC 44707                           Examining and Rating Air Agencies

 

Purpose:

To determine if flight training devices used by 125 and 135 certificate holders meet regulatory requirements and are appropriate to the proposed course(s) of training and curriculum. (Simulators and flight training devices will be classified as Flight Simulation Devices.)

 

Significant Interfaces:

Certificate Holder District Office (CHDO)

Certificate Holder

 

Procedural Guidance:

14 CFR, Part 60,                 Proposed Flight Simulation Devices Subpart (new)

14 CFR Part 125 ,               Certification and Operations: Airplanes Having a Seating Capacity of 20 or More Passengers or a Maximum Payload Capacity of 6,000 Pounds or More

14 CFR 135 ,             Operating Requirements: Commuter and On Demand Operations and Rules Governing Persons On Board Such Aircraft

14 CFR, Part 142,             Training Centers

Order 1380.51 ,                       AFS-530 Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1, Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

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

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

VIS,                                                       Vital Information Subsystem - Flight Standards Automation

System (New - Qualification Performance 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 8000-36,       Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem Data Sheet

 

1.               Receive request for approval of core/specialty curriculum specifying use of flight training devices

                                              K:               Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 54, Sec.6                                              

K:               AC-120-45 (as amended)

 

2.               Open PTRS record

                                              K:               Order 1380.51

 

3.               Review core/specialty curriculum                  

 

                      3.1           Review description of flight training devices

                                              K:               AC 120-45 (as amended), Par. 1- 9

                                              K:               AC 120-63 (as amended)

                                             

3.2             Determine whether a flight training device is appropriate for the core/specialty curriculum

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

 

4.               Inspect flight training devices

 

                      4.1             Determine if flight training devices meet regulatory requirements

                                              K:               Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 54, Sec.6

                                              K:               AC 120-45 (as amended)

                                              K:               AC 120-45 (as amended), Append. 1 - 3

 

4.2             Determine if flight training devices meet regulatory requirements and conform to the core/specialty curriculum.

                                              K:             14 CFR 142.59

                                              K:               14 CFR 142.37

                                              K:               14 CFR 142.39

                                              K:               Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 54, Sec.6

 

5.               Notify applicant of the outcome of flight training device inspection

                                              K:               Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 54, Sec.6

 

6.               Document evaluation

 

                      6.1             File supporting paperwork CHDO file

                                              K:               Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 54, Sec.1

                                              K:               Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 54, Sec.6


                      6.2             Issue LOA

                                              K:               Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 54, Sec.6

 

                      6.3             Revise operations specifications and VIS

                                              K:               Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 54, Sec.6

                                              K:               VIS

 

7.               Close PTRS record

                                              K:               Order 1380.51