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FAA Practical Test Standards (Private Pilot Checkride)

FAA Practical Test Standards (Private Pilot Checkride)

       iOS iPad

This application contains the testing standards of the FAA for private pilot single-engine land and sea (ASEL, ASES), and comes from publication FAA-S-8081-14A. It is used by the FAA as the standards to which all private pilot check-rides and practical tests are to be held.

In other words, if you are pursuing a private pilot's license, these are the knowledge areas and maneuvers that you will be tested on at your checkride.


Application Contains:


***ADDITIONAL RATING TASK TABLES:
- Airplane Single-Engine Land
- Airplane Single-Engine Sea

***CHECKLISTS:
- Applicant’s Practical Test Checklist
- Examiner’s Practical Test Checklist

PREFLIGHT PREPARATION
- Certificates and Documents
- Airworthiness Requirements
- Weather Information
- Cross-Country Flight Planning
- National Airspace System
- Performance and Limitations
- Operation of Systems
- Water and Seaplane Characteristics (ASES)
- Seaplane Bases, Maritime Rules, and Aids to Marine 
Navigation (ASES)
- Aeromedical Factors (ASEL and ASES)

PREFLIGHT PROCEDURES
- Preflight Inspection
- Cockpit Management
- Engine Starting
- Taxiing (ASEL)
- Taxiing and Sailing (ASES)
- Before Takeoff Check

AIRPORT AND SEAPLANE BASE OPERATIONS
- Radio Communications and A TC Light Signals
- Traffic Patterns
- Airport/Seaplane Base, Runway, and Taxiway Signs, Markings, and Lighting

TAKEOFFS, LANDINGS, AND GO-AROUNDS
- Normal and Crosswind Takeoff and Climb
- Normal and Crosswind Approach and Landing
- Soft-Field Takeoff and Climb (ASEL)
- Soft-Field Approach and Landing (ASEL)
- Short-Field Takeoff (Confined Area—ASES) and Maximum Performance Climb
- Short-Field Approach (Confined Area—ASES) and Landing
- Glassy Water Takeoff and Climb (ASES)
- Glassy Water Approach and Landing (ASES)
- Rough Water Takeoff and Climb (ASES)
- Rough Water Approach and Landing (ASES)
- Forward Slip to a Landing
- Go-Around/Rejected Landing

PERFORMANCE MANEUVER .
- Steep Turns

GROUND REFERENCE MANEUVERS
- Rectangular Course
- S-Turns
- Turns Around a Point

NAVIGATION
- Pilotage and Dead Reckoning
- Navigation Systems and Radar Services
- Diversion
- Lost Procedures


SLOW FLIGHT AND STALLS
- Maneuvering During Slow Flight
- Power-Off Stalls
- Power-On Stalls
- Spin Awareness

BASIC INSTRUMENT MANEUVERS
- Straight-and-Level Flight
- Constant Airspeed Climbs
- Constant Airspeed Descents
- Turns to Headings
- Recovery from Unusual Flight Attitudes
- Radio Communications, Navigation Systems/Facilities, 
and Radar Services

EMERGENCY OPERATIONS
- Emergency Approach and Landing (Simulated)
- Systems and Equipment Malfunctions
- Emergency Equipment and Survival Gear

NIGHT OPERATION
- Night Preparation

POSTFLIGHT PROCEDURES
- After Landing, Parking and Securing
- Anchoring (ASES)
- Docking and Mooring (ASES)
- Ramping/Beaching (ASES)





Whether you are a student pilot trying to get a license, or an FAA Examiner testing applicants in these areas, you will find the information presented here to be extremely helpful and easy to understand and use.


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Last changed:
Aug 25, 2012
Category:
Reference
Developer:
Insomniac Industries
Version:
1.0
Size:
16.5 MB

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