Sec. 142.3 - Definitions.
As used in this part:
Advanced Flight Training Device
as used in this part, means a flight training device as defined in part 61
of this chapter that has a cockpit that accurately replicates a specific
make, model, and type aircraft cockpit, and handling characteristics that
accurately model the aircraft handling characteristics.
means a set of courses approved by the Administrator, for use by a
training center and its satellite training centers. The core curriculum
consists of training which is required for certification. It does not
include training for tasks and circumstances unique to a particular user.
(1) A program of instruction to obtain
pilot certification, qualification, authorization, or currency;
(2) A program of instruction to meet a
specified number of requirements of a program for pilot training,
certification, qualification, authorization, or currency; or
(3) A curriculum, or curriculum segment,
as defined in SFAR 58 of part 121 of this chapter.
means instructional material developed for each course or curriculum,
including lesson plans, flight event descriptions, computer software
programs, audiovisual programs, workbooks, and handouts.
means a person employed by a training center certificate holder who
performs tests for certification, added ratings, authorizations, and
proficiency checks that are authorized by the certificate holder's
training specification, and who is authorized by the Administrator to
administer such checks and tests.
Flight training equipment
means flight simulators, as defined in §61.1(b)(5) of this chapter, flight
training devices, as defined in §61.1(b)(7) of this chapter, and aircraft.
means a person employed by a training center and designated to provide
instruction in accordance with subpart C of this part.
means simulation conducted using operational-oriented flight scenarios
that accurately replicate interaction among flightcrew members and between
flightcrew members and dispatch facilities, other crewmembers, air traffic
control, and ground operations. Line operational simulation simulations
are conducted for training and evaluation purposes and include random,
abnormal, and emergency occurrences. Line operational simulation
specifically includes line-oriented flight training, special purpose
operational training, and line operational evaluation.
means a set of courses that is designed to satisfy a requirement of the
Federal Aviation Regulations and that is approved by the Administrator for
use by a particular training center or satellite training center. The
specialty curriculum includes training requirements unique to one or more
training center clients.
means an organization governed by the applicable requirements of this part
that provides training, testing, and checking under contract or other
arrangement to airmen subject to the requirements of this chapter.
consists of courses, courseware, facilities, flight training equipment,
and personnel necessary to accomplish a specific training objective. It
may include a core curriculum and a specialty curriculum.
means a document issued to a training center certificate holder by the
Administrator that prescribes that center's training, checking, and
testing authorizations and limitations, and specifies training program
[Doc. No. 26933, 61 FR 34562, July 2, 1996, as
amended by Amdt. 142-2, 62 FR 68137, Dec. 30, 1997]