Instrument Check Rides

Instrument Check Rides

Description

Checkride notes written by the applicants that took the checkrides. Most are word for word as written by the student/applicant.

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Instrument Checkride Aug 2015 FDK



Instrument Checkride Dec 2015 GAI



Instrument Checkride Dec 2015 KGAI



Instrument Checkride Jan 2016 KTHV



Instrument Checkride Oral Guide for KTHV 2016



Instrument Checkride KTHV April 2017






Notes from a local DPE of things he sees missing on checkrides:

Knowledge of the IAP Handbook

Reporting Points
MSA
"No-PT"
ELT in-op. -- 90 day to fix
NTSB - what is it?
GPS approaches
Alternate airport -- can an airport without an approach be used as an alternate?
90 day requirements
Approach charts -- briefing, understanding
MEL
Body of TAF

+++++++

Arrives without suggested pilot material from the PTS/ACS
POH/AFD/maintenance logs/
Yes I have the manuals at home
Wants me to make the decision to go/no-go due to WX
Never been trained to use the autopilot
School handouts from the instructor only - no PTS/ACS/Procedures Manuals -- used my instructors
Instructor did not sign off IACRA or log book for a Retest. "Not necessary" instructor said












Detailed Information
Detailed Description
Here is a collection of notes from various instrument pilot checkrides.
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