Private Pilot Checkrides

Private Pilot Checkrides

Description

This is a collection of notes from various private pilot check rides. For the most part these are word for word directly from the applicant shortly after the checkride.

Back in the early 1990s Harry was involved in a world record setting flight. He trained a 16 year old student pilot for a coast to coast cross country - solo. See this video for more information.




Aug 2017 Pvt Checkride KGAI - oral and flt portion



Feb 2017 Pvt Checkride KTHV - oral and flt portion




Nov 2015 Pvt Checkride KGAI - oral and flt portion




Oct 2015 Pvt Checkride FDK - oral and flt portion




Misc private pilot checkride flight portion



Misc private pilot checkride oral exam




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

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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 do 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
This is a collection of notes from various private pilot check rides.
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