check ride

check flight

i. A test flight to ascertain if all systems in the aircraft are fully serviceable. A check flight is carried out after a major inspection or repairs.
ii. A flight on which a pilot or other crewmembers are checked for proficiency in the performance of their duties. Also called a check ride or a checkout flight.
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gov), and offered many different opportunities for pilots to increase proficiency without the absolutes of a pass/fail review or check ride.
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The IFR proficiency check (IPC) is a bit of a cross between a flight review and a certificate check ride, and my prescription for most light general aviation pilots is that you get one each year, whether your "currency" is there, or not.
back on the rails Engineers check ride this week prior to the re-opening
One of my duties is to give those who want to be an FAA Certified Flight Instructor their very first flight instructor check ride.
Is there a requirement to give them a check ride on each piece of equipment or vehicle, or just one?
I still remember how nervous I was for my first check ride.
Passengers can save favourite addresses as well as check ride history Since drivers are checked for compliance before joining the network, passengers do not need to worry about their safety and can simply enjoy their ride, according to the promoters.
After its completion, crews move into aircraft specific ground school ranging from seven to nine days followed by six simulator sessions prior, to their type rating check ride.
MANILA -- The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) has suspended one of its flight examiners who allegedly faked a report that said he had conducted a proficiency check ride on the pilot of the doomed plane carrying Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo.
On the day I passed my last check ride I got a surprise: "Would you like jets in San Diego?
FAA fixes turbojet proficiency compliance deadline The FAA has amended a recent rule-making that set a requirement for pilots of turbojet-powered aircraft to undergo a pilot-in-command proficiency check, giving affected pilots a year from the effective date to take the initial required check ride.