Sarah Nilsson, JD, PhD, MAS
Sarah Nilsson, JD, PhD, MAS

XII. Postflight Procedures

 

Task

A. After Landing, Parking and Securing (ASEL, AMEL)

References

FAA-H-8083-2

FAA-H-8083-3

POH/AFM (specific to the training aircraft)

Objective

To determine that the applicant exhibits satisfactory knowledge, risk management, and skills associated with after landing, parking, and securing procedures.

Knowledge

The applicant demonstrates understanding of:

PA.XII.A.K1

Airplane shutdown, securing, and postflight inspection.

PA.XII.A.K2

Documenting in-flight/postflight discrepancies.

Risk Management

The applicant demonstrates the ability to identify, assess and mitigate risks, encompassing:

PA.XII.A.R1

Inappropriate activities and distractions.

PA.XII.A.R2

Confirmation or expectation bias as related to taxi instructions.

PA.XII.A.R3

Airport specific security procedures.

PA.XII.A.R4

Disembarking passengers.

Skills

The applicant demonstrates the ability to:

PA.XII.A.S1

Demonstrate runway incursion avoidance procedures.

PA.XII.A.S2

Park in an appropriate area, considering the safety of nearby persons and property.

PA.XII.A.S3

Complete the appropriate checklist.

PA.XII.A.S4

Conduct a postflight inspection and document discrepancies and servicing requirements, if any.

PA.XII.A.S5

Secure the airplane.

 

Task

B. Seaplane Post-Landing Procedures (ASES, AMES)

References

FAA-H-8083-2

FAA-H-8083-23

POH/AFM (specific to the training aircraft)

Objective

To determine that the applicant exhibits satisfactory knowledge, risk management, and skills associated with anchoring, docking, mooring, and ramping/beaching.

Note: The evaluator must select at least one after-landing procedure (anchoring,docking and mooring, or ramping/beaching).

Knowledge

The applicant demonstrates understanding of:

PA.XII.B.K1

Mooring.

PA.XII.B.K2

Docking.

PA.XII.B.K3

Anchoring.

PA.XII.B.K4

Beaching/ramping.

PA.XII.B.K5

Postflight inspection, recording of in-flight/postflight discrepancies.

Risk Management

The applicant demonstrates the ability to identify, assess and mitigate risks, encompassing:

PA.XII.B.R1

Inappropriate activities and distractions.

PA.XII.B.R2

Confirmation or expectation bias as related to taxi instructions.

PA.XII.B.R3

Seaplane base specific security procedures, if applicable.

PA.XII.B.R4

Disembarking passengers.

Skills

The applicant demonstrates the ability to:

PA.XII.B.S1

If anchoring, select a suitable area considering seaplane movement, water depth, tide, wind, and weather changes. Use an adequate number of anchors and lines of sufficient strength and length to ensure the seaplane’s security.

PA.XII.B.S2

If not anchoring, approach the dock/mooring buoy or beach/ramp in the proper direction and at a safe speed, considering water depth, tide, current, and wind.

PA.XII.B.S3

Complete the appropriate checklist.

PA.XII.B.S4

Conduct a postflight inspection and document discrepancies and servicing requirements, if any.

PA.XII.B.S5

Secure the seaplane considering the effect of wind, waves, and changes in water level, or comply with applicable after landing, parking and securing if operating an amphibious airplane on land.

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