Sec. 141.79 - Flight training.
(a) No person other than a certificated
flight instructor or commercial pilot with a lighter-than-air rating who
has the ratings and the minimum qualifications specified in the approved
training course outline may give a student flight training under an
approved course of training.
(b) No student pilot may be authorized
to start a solo practice flight from an airport until the flight has been
approved by a certificated flight instructor or commercial pilot with a
lighter-than-air rating who is present at that airport.
(c) Each chief instructor and assistant
chief instructor assigned to a training course must complete, at least
once every 12 calendar months, an approved syllabus of training consisting
of ground or flight training, or both, or an approved flight instructor
(d) Each certificated flight instructor
or commercial pilot with a lighter-than-air rating who is assigned to a
flight training course must satisfactorily complete the following tasks,
which must be administered by the school's chief instructor, assistant
chief instructor, or check instructor:
(1) Prior to receiving authorization to
train students in a flight training course, must --
(i) Accomplish a review of and receive a
briefing on the objectives and standards of that training course; and
(ii) Accomplish an initial proficiency
check in each make and model of aircraft used in that training course in
which that person provides training; and
(2) Every 12 calendar months after the
month in which the person last complied with the requirements of paragraph
(d)(1)(ii) of this section, accomplish a recurrent proficiency check in
one of the aircraft in which the person trains students.
[Doc. No. 25910, 62 FR 16347, Apr. 4, 1997; Amdt.
141-9, 62 FR 40908, July 30, 1997]