ERIC Number: ED080806
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Flight Test Guide (Part 61 Revised); Private Pilot Airplane.
Federal Aviation Administration (DOT), Washington, DC. Flight Standards Service.
This guide provides an outline of the skills required to pass the flight test for a Private Pilot Certificate with Airplane Rating under part 61 (revised) of Federal Aviation Regulations. General procedures for flight tests are described and the following pilot operations outlined: preflight operations, airport and traffic pattern operations, flight maneuvering by reference to ground objects, flight at critically low speeds, takeoffs and landings, maneuvering by reference to instruments, cross country flying, maximum performance takeoffs and landings, night flying - night VFR navigation, and emergency operations. Under each heading the objective, procedures and maneuvers are outlined, followed by descriptions and acceptable performance guidelines for each item. The guide is intended to aid both applicant and instructor and assist FAA inspectors and designated pilot examiners in the conduct and standardization of flight tests. (SA)
Descriptors: Aircraft Pilots, Certification, Performance Criteria, Performance Specifications, Skills, Testing
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Authoring Institution: Federal Aviation Administration (DOT), Washington, DC. Flight Standards Service.