Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 2Date: 2023-01-01Original Date: 2023-01-01Title: Section 61.409 - What flight proficiency requirements must I meet to apply for a flight instructor certificate with a sport pilot rating?Context: Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space. CHAPTER I - FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED). SUBCHAPTER D - AIRMEN. PART 61 - CERTIFICATION: PILOTS, FLIGHT INSTRUCTORS, AND GROUND INSTRUCTORS. Subpart K - Flight Instructors With a Sport Pilot Rating.
§ 61.409 What flight proficiency requirements must I meet to apply for a flight instructor certificate with a sport pilot rating? You must receive and log ground and flight training from an authorized instructor on the following areas of operation for the aircraft category and class in which you seek flight instructor privileges: (a) Technical subject areas. (b) Preflight preparation. (c) Preflight lesson on a maneuver to be performed in flight. (d) Preflight procedures. (e) Airport, seaplane base, and gliderport operations, as applicable. (f) Takeoffs (or launches), landings, and go-arounds. (g) Fundamentals of flight. (h) Performance maneuvers and for gliders, performance speeds. (i) Ground reference maneuvers (except for gliders and lighter-than-air). (j) Soaring techniques. (k) Slow flight (not applicable to lighter-than-air and powered parachutes). (l) Stalls (not applicable to lighter-than-air, powered parachutes, and gyroplanes). (m) Spins (applicable to airplanes and gliders). (n) Emergency operations. (o) Tumble entry and avoidance techniques (applicable to weight-shift-control aircraft). (p) Post-flight procedures.