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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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.
4 flight examiner. We are capable of providing any level of care from medical-surgical level to step down (intensive care unit) care in the air.
The commercial pilot and flight examiner were not injured; the airplane sustained substantial damage.
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.
Flight examiners 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.