Checkride Rating Endorsement
The objective of this lesson is the completion of training for the Private Pilot or Commercial Pilot certificate with a glider category rating as evidenced by an instructor sign-off for the practical test.
The instructor will certify completion of all training requirements by verifying that all lesson elements 1 through 7 of the Student Progress Report are completed to the Rating level.
The instructor will verify that the student has passed the required knowledge test.
The instructor will conduct a minimum of three flights with the student preparatory for the practical test, covering the required elements of §61.107 for the Private Pilot certificate or §61.127 for the Commercial Pilot certificate.
The instructor will verify that the student’s logbook contains signoffs for aero tow, glider assembly/disassembly, and solo flight in the glider to be used for the practical test, and verify that the student’s student license is correctly endorsed.
The instructor will assist the student in the preparation of the Application for an Airman Certificate using IACRA (https://iacra.faa.gov/iacra/). Paper versions of the 8710-1 application are no longer accepted.
Solo Endorsement for a Student Pilot:
Required by § 61.87(c). AC 61-65E, Appendix 1, Endorsement #2
I certify that (First name, MI, Last name) has received the required presolo training in a (make
Solo Endorsement for Transition Pilots:
Required when acting as PIC of an aircraft in solo operations when the pilot does not hold an
I certify that (First name, MI, Last name) has received the training as required by § 61.31(d)(2)
Launch procedures for operating a glider:
Required by § 61.31(j). AC 61-65E, Appendix 1, #73
I certify that (First name, MI, Last name), (pilot certificate), (certificate number), has received
Endorsement for Private Pilot Practical Test:
Required by §§ 61.103(f), 61.107(b), and 61.109. AC 61-65E, Appendix 1, #39
I certify that (First name, MI, Last name) has received the required training in accordance with
Endorsement for Commercial Pilot Practical Test:
Required by §§ 61.123(e), 61.127, and 61.129. AC 61-65E, Appendix 1 Endorsement #41
I certify that (First name, MI, Last name) has received the required training of §§ 61.127
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