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Private Pilot Airplane Airmen Certification Standards 6/16

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X. Multiengine Operations Note: If the applicant does not hold an instrument-airplane rating airplane, Tasks C and D do not need to be accomplished. All other Tasks must be completed. Task 55BTask A. Maneuvering with One Engine Inoperative (AMEL, AMES) References FAA-H-8083-2, FAA-H-8083-3, FAA-P-8740-19; POH/AFM Objective To determine that the applicant exhibits satisfactory knowledge, risk management, and skills associated with maneuvering with one engine inoperative. Note: (See Appendix 6 - Safety of Flight Multiengine Considerations; See Appendix 7 - for Aircraft Requirements and Limitations.) Knowledge The applicant demonstrates understanding of: PA.X.A.K1 1. 1351BV MC . PA.X.A.K2 2. 1352BDrag reduction. PA.X.A.K3 3. 1353BHow to identify the inoperative engine. PA.X.A.K4 4. 1354BAircraft configuration for best performance during single-engine operations. PA.X.A.K5 5. 1355BFeathering and zero-thrust procedures. Risk Management The applicant demonstrates the ability to identify, assess and mitigate risks, encompassing: PA.X.A.R1 1. 1356BCollision avoidance, scanning, obstacle and wire strike avoidance. PA.X.A.R2 2. 1357BImproper planning to avoid terrain. PA.X.A.R3 3. 1358BFailure to manage Tasks with an inoperative engine. PA.X.A.R4 4. 1359BFailure to maintain situational awareness. PA.X.A.R5 5. 1360BAn improper restart of the inoperative engine. PA.X.A.R6 6. 1361BThe inability to climb or maintain altitude with one engine inoperative. PA.X.A.R7 7. 1362BFailure to maintain coordinated flight. PA.X.A.R8 8. 1363BStalls and spins. Skills The applicant demonstrates the ability to: PA.X.A.S1 1. 1364BRecognize an engine failure and maintain control. PA.X.A.S2 2. 1365BSet the engine controls, reduce drag, identify and verify the inoperative engine, and feather the appropriate propeller. PA.X.A.S3 3. 1366BEstablish and maintain a bank toward the operating engine as required for best performance in straight and level flight. PA.X.A.S4 4. 1367BFollow the manufacturer's prescribed checklists to verify procedures for securing the inoperative engine. PA.X.A.S5 5. 1368BMonitor the operating engine and make the necessary adjustments. PA.X.A.S6 6. 1369BDemonstrate coordinated flight with one engine inoperative (propeller feathered). PA.X.A.S7 7. 1370BRestart the inoperative engine using the appropriate manufacturer's restart procedures. PA.X.A.S8 8. 1371BMaintain altitude ±100 feet or a minimum sink rate as appropriate and a heading ±10° or as recommended by aircraft manufacturer to a safe maneuvering altitude. PA.X.A.S9 9. 1372BComplete the appropriate checklist. 71

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