Task:

O3.1.38 Designate a Pilot Examiner Under 14 CFR §§ 183.11(b) and 183.23

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Function:  3.0 Certification

Duty:         3.1 Airman Certification

Previous Task Analysis:

Difficulty:          4

Importance:      5

Frequency:        1

Criticality:   Y

Time:

Job Aid:       Y

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Legal References:

49 U.S.C. § 40104      Promotion of Civil Aeronautics and Safety of Air Commerce

49 U.S.C. § 40113      Administrative

49 U.S.C. § 44702      Issuance of Certificates

Purpose:

To determine if an individual meets the qualifications for designation as a Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE) in accordance with 14 CFR §§ 183.11(b) and 183.23.

Significant Interfaces:

Candidate

Designee Management System (DMS)

Responsible Flight Standards Office

Airman Certification Branch, AFB-720

Delegation Program Branch, AFS-650

Designee Standardization Branch, AFS-640

Specialty Aircraft Examiner Branch, AFS-610,

(For Vintage, Experimental, Limited and Light-Sport aircraft)

General Aviation & Commercial Division, AFS-800

Assist Chief Counsel

Medical Certification

Procedural Guidance (current editions):

14 CFR Part 183        Representatives of the Administrator

Order 8000.95            Designee Management Policy

DMS                           Designee Management System

AC 120-40                 Airplane Simulator Qualification

Appropriate Practical Test Standards (PTS)

Appropriate Airman Certification Standards (ACS)

NOTE: Ensure you have the most current information. The Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS) may be used to obtain current guidance.

Forms:

DMS                           Certificate Letter of Authority (CLOA)

FAA Form 8060-4      Temporary Airman Certificates

FAA Form 8060-5      Notice of Disapproval of Application

FAA Form 8710-1      Airman Certification and/or Rating Application

1           DMS application process.

K:         Order 8000.95, Volume 1, Chapter 3

             Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 2

1.1.       FSDO determines need for a pilot examiner.
K:         Order 8000.95, Volume 1, Chapter 3
1.2.       Designee applicant search and selection process in DMS.
K:         Order 8000.95, Volume 1, Chapter 3
Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 2

2           Inspector reviews candidates for qualification and compatibility with office needs.

K:         Order 8000.95, Volume 1, Chapter 3

             Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 2

3           Initiate evaluation panel for selected candidate(s).

K:         Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 3

4           Conduct review and evaluation of selected candidate(s).

K:         Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 3

5           Complete evaluation of selected candidate(s) and make recommendation to appointing official.

K:         Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 3

6           Designee appointment.

6.1.       Complete appointment process of designee in DMS
K:         Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 4
6.2.       Observation of DPE’s first practical test.
K:         Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 6
Applicable Practical Test Standards (PTS) or Applicable Airman Certification Standards (ACS)

7           Practical test outcomes for DPE candidate with an actual applicant.

K:         Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 6

             Applicable PTS or Applicable ACS

7.1.       Both DPE candidate and applicant satisfactory.
K:         Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 6
Applicable PTS or Applicable ACS

7.1.1        DPE issues temporary airman certificate to applicant (FAA Form 8060-4).

K:            Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 6

Applicable PTS or Applicable ACS

7.2.       DPE satisfactory, applicant unsatisfactory.
K:         Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 6
Applicable PTS or Applicable ACS

7.2.1        DPE issues notice of disapproval of application to applicant (FAA Form 8060-5).

K:            Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 6

Applicable PTS or Applicable ACS

7.3.       DPE unsatisfactory, applicant satisfactory.
K:         Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 6
Applicable PTS or Applicable ACS

7.3.1        ASI issues temporary airman certificate to applicant (FAA Form 8060-4).

K:            Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 6

Applicable PTS or Applicable ACS

7.3.2        Debrief DPE and determine course of action.

K:            Order 8000.95, Volume 1, Chapter 6

Order 8000.95, Volume 1, Chapter 10

Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 6

Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 10

7.4.       DPE unsatisfactory, applicant unsatisfactory.
K:         Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 6
Applicable PTS or Applicable ACS

7.4.1        ASI issues notice of disapproval of application to applicant (FAA Form 8060-5).

K:            Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 6

Applicable PTS or Applicable ACS

7.4.2        Debrief DPE and determine course of action.

K:            Order 8000.95, Volume 1, Chapter 6

Order 8000.95, Volume 1, Chapter 10

Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 6

Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 10

8           Suspend DPE and require additional training, qualification or conduct counselling.

K:         Order 8000.95, Volume 1, Chapter 10

             Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 7

9           Terminate DPE.

K:         Order 8000.95, Volume 1, Chapter 9

             Order 8000.95, Volume 3, Chapter 8