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XI. Postflight Procedures 62 Task B. Seaplane Post-Landing Procedures (ASES, AMES) References FAA-H-8083-2, FAA-H-8083-23; POH/AFM Objective To determine that the applicant exhibits satisfactory knowledge, risk management, and skills associated with anchoring, docking, mooring, and ramping/beaching. Note: The examiner must select at least one after-landing procedure (anchoring, docking and mooring, or ramping/beaching). Knowledge The applicant demonstrates understanding of: CA.XI.B.K1 Mooring. CA.XI.B.K2 Docking. CA.XI.B.K3 Anchoring. CA.XI.B.K4 Ramping/beaching. Risk Management The applicant demonstrates the ability to identify, assess and mitigate risks, encompassing: CA.XI.B.R1 Inappropriate activities and distractions. CA.XI.B.R2 Confirmation or expectation bias as related to taxi instructions. Skills The applicant demonstrates the ability to: CA.XI.B.S1 Select a suitable area for anchoring, considering seaplane movement, water depth, tide, wind, and weather changes. CA.XI.B.S2 Approach the dock/mooring buoy or ramp/beach in the proper direction and at a safe speed, considering water depth, tide, current, and wind. CA.XI.B.S3 If anchoring, use an adequate number of anchors and lines of sufficient strength and length to ensure the seaplane's security. CA.XI.B.S4 Secure the seaplane in a manner that will protect it from the harmful effect of wind, waves, and changes in water level.

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