What if you're on a checkride and your flight examiner
wants you to fly from VOR to VOR?
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
. Ground ops, takeoff, and the initial portion of the check ride were uneventful.
The commercial pilot and flight examiner
were not injured; the airplane sustained substantial damage.
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.
certified by the Federal Aviation Administration rated the pilots' performance.
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.