14 CFR 141.41 - Flight simulators, flight training devices, and training aids.

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§ 141.41 Flight simulators, flight training devices, and training aids. Link to an amendment published at 79 FR 71639, Dec. 3, 2014.
An applicant for a pilot school certificate or a provisional pilot school certificate must show that its flight simulators, flight training devices, training aids, and equipment meet the following requirements:
(a) Flight simulators. Each flight simulator used to obtain flight training credit allowed for flight simulators in an approved pilot training course curriculum must—
(1) Be a full-size aircraft cockpit replica of a specific type of aircraft, or make, model, and series of aircraft;
(2) Include the hardware and software necessary to represent the aircraft in ground operations and flight operations;
(3) Use a force cueing system that provides cues at least equivalent to those cues provided by a 3 degree freedom of motion system;
(4) Use a visual system that provides at least a 45-degree horizontal field of view and a 30-degree vertical field of view simultaneously for each pilot; and
(5) Have been evaluated, qualified, and approved by the Administrator.
(b) Flight training devices. Each flight training device used to obtain flight training credit allowed for flight training devices in an approved pilot training course curriculum must—
(1) Be a full-size replica of instruments, equipment panels, and controls of an aircraft, or set of aircraft, in an open flight deck area or in an enclosed cockpit, including the hardware and software for the systems installed that is necessary to simulate the aircraft in ground and flight operations;
(2) Need not have a force (motion) cueing or visual system; and
(3) Have been evaluated, qualified, and approved by the Administrator.
(c) Training aids and equipment. Each training aid, including any audiovisual aid, projector, tape recorder, mockup, chart, or aircraft component listed in the approved training course outline, must be accurate and appropriate to the course for which it is used.
[Doc. No. 25910, 62 FR 16347, Apr. 4, 1997; Amdt. 141-9, 62 FR 40908, July 30, 1997]
Effective Date Note:
By Amdt. 141-18, 79 FR 71639, Dec. 3, 2014, § 141.41 was revised, effective Jan. 20, 2015. For the convenience of the user, the revised text is set forth as follows:
§ 141.41 Flight simulators, flight training devices, aviation training devices, and training aids.
An applicant for a pilot school certificate or a provisional pilot school certificate must show that its flight simulators, flight training devices, aviation training devices, training aids, and equipment meet the following requirements:
(a) Flight simulators and flight training devices. Each flight simulator and flight training device used to obtain flight training credit in an approved pilot training course curriculum must be:
(1) Qualified underpart 60 of the chapter; and
(2) Approved by the Administrator for the tasks and maneuvers.
(b) Aviation training devices. Each aviation training device used to obtain flight training credit in an approved pilot training course curriculum must be evaluated, qualified, and approved by the Administrator.
(c) Training aids and equipment. Each training aid, including any audiovisual aid, projector, tape recorder, mockup, chart, or aircraft component listed in the approved training course outline, must be accurate and appropriate to the course for which it is used.

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  • 2015-01-15; vol. 80 # 10 - Thursday, January 15, 2015
    1. 80 FR 2001 - Aviation Training Device Credit for Pilot Certification; Withdrawal
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Aviation Administration
      Direct final rule; withdrawal.
      The direct final rule published on December 3, 2014 at 79 FR 71634 is withdrawn, effective January 15, 2015.
      14 CFR Parts 61 and 141

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Title 14 published on 2015-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 14 CFR Part 141 after this date.

  • 2015-01-15; vol. 80 # 10 - Thursday, January 15, 2015
    1. 80 FR 2001 - Aviation Training Device Credit for Pilot Certification; Withdrawal
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Aviation Administration
      Direct final rule; withdrawal.
      The direct final rule published on December 3, 2014 at 79 FR 71634 is withdrawn, effective January 15, 2015.
      14 CFR Parts 61 and 141