flight examiner


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flight examiner

A person approved by a national aviation regulatory authority, such as the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration), to conduct specified flight tests or simulator tests for flight crew licenses or ratings.
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Before joining them he was a flying instructor and flight examiner.
The commercial pilot and flight examiner were not injured; the airplane sustained substantial damage.
He has served in a variety of other positions during his career, including squadron and wing safety officer, instructor pilot, wing standardization and evaluation flight examiner, scheduler, and acquisition professional.
The sortie was briefed as an instrument check, with Lt Col Holdaway as the Flight Examiner.
The Taskforce is also developing a range of other guidance for the aviation community such as the Flight Examiner Rating Course and Flight Examiner Handbook update.
He's also a flight examiner for the California Wing of the Civil Air Patrol.
As a First Pilot, I would fly the airplane, make all radio calls, and perform all checklists from the right seat, while my Flight Examiner sat and observed from the left seat.