Task:     

O4.7.11   Issue a Certificate of Waiver or Authorization for an Aerobatic Practice Area or an Aerobatic Contest Box under 14 CFR Part 91

Function: 

Duty:     

4.0   General Technical

4.7   Issuance of Authorizations

Previous Task Analysis:

1995 Hughes and Allen Corporation

 

Difficulty:

Importance:

Frequency:

4

4

2

Criticality:

Time:

Job Aid:

Y

 

Y

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

1232

1233

 

 

 

 

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Legal References :

49 USC 40103   Sovereignty and Use of Airspace

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

49 USC 40113   Administrative

 

Purpose :

To issue a certificate of waiver or authorization for the purposes of establishing an aerobatic practice area and/or aerobatic contest box.

 

Significant Interfaces :

Aircraft Operators

Flight Standards District Office (FSDO)

Regional Flight Standards Division

International Council of Air Shows

Air Traffic Control having Jurisdiction

Property Owner(s)

Appropriate Local Governmental Agencies

 

Procedural Guidance :

14 CFR Part 1,              Definitions and Abbreviations

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

14 CFR Part 91,                        General Operating and Flight Rules

Order 7210.3,                Facility Operation and Administration, (Part 6, Chap. 18, Par. 18.1.3)

Order 8900.1,                Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

 

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 7711-1,        Certificate of Waiver or Authorization

FAA Form 7711-2,        Application for Cert of Waiver or Authorization


1.         Brief the applicant on the prerequisites of site selection and any coordination that may be appropriate to the area

                        K:         14 CFR Part 1

                        K:         14 CFR Part 61

                        K:         14 CFR Part 91

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 5, Sec. 1

 

2.         Provide an FAA Form 7711-2 to the, application

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 5, Sec. 1

           

3.                                    Brief the applicant on the procedures for preparing and submitting FAA Form 7711-2

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 5, Sec. 1

 

4.         Open PTRS record

                        K:         Order 1380.51

 

5.         Visit the proposed site, if required, to obtain firsthand knowledge of the operational parameters of the airspace to be used and the under-lying terrain. In addition, determine the environmental impact the proposed aerobatic activity might create and coordinate with the regional Flight Standards division, as appropriate

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 5, Sec. 1

 

6.         Before issuing the waiver, ensure that all proposals are coordinated with Air Traffic and any other entity directly affected by the establishment of the aerobatic contest box

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 5, Sec. 1

 

7.         Receive FAA Form 7711-2, application for certificate of waiver or authorization

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 5, Sec. 1

 

8.         If the application is approved, prepare FAA Form 7711-1 and the attendant special provisions and submit to the FSDO manager for signature

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 5, Sec. 1

 

9.         Prepare a file for the applicant that includes, but is not limited to, a copy of the following:

              (a) FAA Form 7711-1 and attendant special provisions;

              (b) FAA Form 7711-2;

              (c) Letter of disapproval of the application, if applicable; and

              (d) Documentation of ATC coordination.

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 5, Sec. 1


 

10.        Send the applicant the originals of FAA Forms 7711-1 and 7711-2 and the special provisions

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 5, Sec. 1

 

11.        Send a copy of both forms with all attachments to the regional office

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 5, Sec. 1

 

12.        Make appropriate PTRS entries

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 5, Sec. 1

 

13.        Prepare an office file with copies of all forms

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 5, Sec. 1

 

14.                            TASK OUTCOMES.  Completion of this task results in one of the following:

           

            14.1      Issuance of a Certificate of Waiver or Authorization with attached special provisions

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 5, Sec. 1

 

            14.2      Disapproval of an Application for a Certificate of Waiver or

                        Authorization, with the reasons for the disapproval noted on the reverse side of the form in the "Remarks" block

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 5, Sec. 1

 

15.                                                                            FUTURE ACTIVITIES

 

            15.1      Surveillance of activities/events conducted in the aerobatic practice area or aerobatic contest box, especially events not sanctioned by IAC

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 5, Sec. 1

 

            15.2      Possible cancellation of the certificate of waiver due to noncompliance with the terms and conditions of the waiver and/or action necessary to ensure future compliance

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 5, Sec. 1

 

            15.3      Consideration of a future application for waiver of regulations pertaining to aerobatic maneuvers conducted in an aerobatic practice area and/or aerobatic contest box

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 5, Sec. 1