Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 2Date: 2021-01-01Original Date: 2021-01-01Title: Section § 63.53 - Knowledge requirements.Context: Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space. CHAPTER I - FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED). SUBCHAPTER D - AIRMEN. PART 63 - CERTIFICATION: FLIGHT CREWMEMBERS OTHER THAN PILOTS. Subpart C - Flight Navigators.
§ 63.53 Knowledge requirements. (a) An applicant for a flight navigator certificate must pass a written test on— (1) The regulations of this chapter that apply to the duties of a flight navigator; (2) The fundamentals of flight navigation, including flight planning and cruise control; (3) Practical meteorology, including analysis of weather maps, weather reports, and weather forecasts; and weather sequence abbreviations, symbols, and nomenclature; (4) The types of air navigation facilities and procedures in general use; (5) Calibrating and using air navigation instruments; (6) Navigation by dead reckoning; (7) Navigation by celestial means; (8) Navigation by radio aids; (9) Pilotage and map reading; and (10) Interpretation of navigation aid identification signals. (b) A report of the test is mailed to the applicant. A passing grade is evidence, for a period of 24 months after the test, that the applicant has complied with this section. [Doc. No. 1179, 27 FR 7970, Aug. 10, 1962, as amended by Amdt. 63-19, 43 FR 22639, May 25, 1978]