Commercial Pilot Practical Test Standards for Airplane (SEL, MEL, SES, MES) by Federal Aviation Administration

Commercial Pilot Practical Test Standards for Airplane (SEL, MEL, SES, MES)

By Federal Aviation Administration

  • Release Date: 2011-09-10
  • Genre: Transportation
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Description

Commercial Pilot Practical Test Standards for Airplane (SEL, MEL, SES, MES):  The Commercial Pilot—Airplane Practical Test Standards (PTS) book has been published by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to establish the standards for commercial pilot certification practical tests for the airplane category, single-engine land and sea; and multiengine land and sea classes. FAA inspectors and designated pilot examiners shall conduct practical tests in compliance with these standards. Flight instructors and applicants should find these standards helpful during training and when preparing for the practical test.  
CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
General Information 
Practical Test Standards Concept 
Practical Test Book Description 
Practical Test Standards Description
Use of the Practical Test Standards Book 
Special Emphasis Areas 
Removal of the “Airplane Multiengine VFR Only” Limitation 
Removal of the “Limited to Center Thrust” Limitation
Commercial Pilot—Airplane Practical Test Prerequisites 
Aircraft and Equipment Required for the Practical Test
Use of FAA-Approved Flight Simulator or Flight Training
Device 
Flight Instructor Responsibility 
Examiner Responsibility
Satisfactory Performance
Unsatisfactory Performance
Crew Resource Management (CRM) 
Applicant’s Use of Checklists
Use of Distractions During Practical Tests
Positive Exchange of Flight Controls 
Metric Conversion Initiative
SECTION 1: COMMERCIAL PILOT AIRPLANE—SINGLE-ENGINE
LAND AND SINGLE-ENGINE SEA
CONTENTS 
ADDITIONAL RATING TASK TABLE: AIRPLANE
SINGLE-ENGINE LAND 
ADDITIONAL RATING TASK TABLE: AIRPLANE
SINGLE-ENGINE SEA
APPLICANT’S PRACTICAL TEST CHECKLIST 
EXAMINER’S PRACTICAL TEST CHECKLIST
AREAS OF OPERATION:
I. PREFLIGHT PREPARATION 
II. PREFLIGHT PROCEDURES
III. AIRPORT AND SEAPLANE BASE OPERATIONS 
IV. TAKEOFFS, LANDINGS, AND GO-AROUNDS
V. PERFORMANCE MANEUVERS
VI GROUND REFERENCE MANEUVER
VII. NAVIGATION 
VIII. SLOW FLIGHT AND STALLS
IX. EMERGENCY OPERATIONS
X. HIGH ALTITUDE OPERATIONS 
XI. POSTFLIGHT PROCEDURES 
APPENDIX 1—TASK VS. SIMULATION DEVICE CREDIT
TASK VS. SIMULATION DEVICE CREDIT 
USE OF CHART
FLIGHT SIMULATION DEVICE LEVEL
SECTION 2: COMMERCIAL PILOT AIRPLANE—MULTIENGINE
LAND AND MULTIENGINE SEA
CONTENTS
ADDITIONAL RATING TASK TABLE: AIRPLANE
MULTIENGINE LAND 
ADDITIONAL RATING TASK TABLE: AIRPLANE
MULTIENGINE SEA
APPLICANT’S PRACTICAL TEST CHECKLIST 
EXAMINER’S PRACTICAL TEST CHECKLIST
AREAS OF OPERATION:
I. PREFLIGHT PREPARATION 
II. PREFLIGHT PROCEDURES
III. AIRPORT AND SEAPLANE BASE OPERATIONS
IV. TAKEOFFS, LANDINGS, AND GO-AROUNDS
V. PERFORMANCE MANEUVER
VI. NAVIGATION 
VII. SLOW FLIGHT AND STALLS
VIII EMERGENCY OPERATIONS
IX. HIGH ALTITUDE OPERATIONS 
X. MULTIENGINE OPERATIONS 
XI. POSTFLIGHT PROCEDURES 
APPENDIX 2—TASK VS. SIMULATION DEVICE CREDIT
TASK VS. SIMULATION DEVICE CREDIT 
USE OF CHART
FLIGHT SIMULATION DEVICE LEVEL

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