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Can they fail you???

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Quick question. Can a DE actually fail you for a bad landing? How about about one that actually bounces???
 

Yank McCobb

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I thought you had used up your lifetime allotment of stupid questions.

I was wrong.
 

2000flyer

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I can imagine the only way you'd fail a check from a bad landing is if you;

A. Missed the runway all together.
B. Bent the airplane.
C. Both A & B.

Now, if you consistantly land with one wheel nearly taking out the runway edge lights, yeah, you might be busted for that. But, if you bounce a landing and the DE busts you for it, make sure the second bounce finds him/her flying out the door!

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Yank McCobb said:
Wow. Clever. And original.

You intellect continues to amaze.

Heh heh. And from you my friend, we've thus far only seen a lack thereof.
 

Almerick07

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A DE can fail you for whatever he deems approapriate within some guidelines and PTS standarsd of course. So if you bounce the heck out of a landing on your private checkride as long as it is "safeish" youll probably be ok, commercial is another story...after a couple hundred landings under your belt you should be passed the bouncers.
 

mayday1

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i think there is some criteria to the effect of... if the safe outcome of a maneuver is ever in question and the examiner needs to take corrective action, you're pretty much done. This could happen on a bad landing.
 

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Almerick07 said:
A DE can fail you for whatever he deems approapriate within some guidelines and PTS standarsd of course. So if you bounce the heck out of a landing on your private checkride as long as it is "safeish" youll probably be ok, commercial is another story...after a couple hundred landings under your belt you should be passed the bouncers.

Agree. Aside from a spin or doing something else dangerous, I don't think it's possible to bust a private SEL ride. I mean...just show you're safe, proficient and can control the airplane.

When you get to commercial SEL...uh...don't bounce. Just don't do it.

That is all.

-mini
 

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Originally Posted by Yank McCobb
I thought you had used up your lifetime allotment of stupid questions.

I was wrong.

Flaimbait from a flamer, good job yank you're a quality guy.

On the other hand

Originally Posted by Yank McCobb
I thought I was heterosexual. I was wrong.

Now thats some funny sheite!
 

cforst513

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he's probably not going to have you do a regular ol' landing, at least my examiner didn't. he had me do soft field landings and i had to go missed. i screwed my first soft up (accidently hit the brakes) so we taxied back and did another pattern where i had to go missed, and then he said "ok, we're going to do another soft, make it good" so i did and i was done!
 

navigator72

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the quick answer is "YES"

I busted my commercial ride on a f**ked up softfield landing
 

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In short - If you are unable to (the satisification of the Examiner or Inspector) complete all areas of the PTS you may not pass the exam. You may want to look at number 2 in the following reference.

JAFI


http://av-info.faa.gov/data/practicalteststandard/faa-s-8081-14a.pdf




page 9





Satisfactory Performance

Satisfactory performance to meet the requirements for certification is

based on the applicant’s ability to safely:

1. perform the TASKs specified in the AREAS OF OPERATION for

the certificate or rating sought within the approved standards;

2. demonstrate mastery of the aircraft with the successful outcome

of each TASK performed never seriously in doubt;

3. demonstrate satisfactory proficiency and competency within the

approved standards;

4. demonstrate sound judgment; and

5. demonstrate single-pilot competence if the aircraft is type

certificated for single-pilot operations.

 

siucavflight

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I was told to downgrade your thread, so that is why i am here.
 

nosehair

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UnAnswerd said:
Quick question. Can a DE actually fail you for a bad landing? How about about one that actually bounces???

Now that you've gotten a few "intelligent" responses, I will respond in a similar way as Yank, but with a more tactful approach: What do you mean? What would prompt such a question? Most people in this flying business would, of a natural course of action, be aware that a bad landing would be a failure. The definition of "bad" is described in detail in the PTS.

Are you asking if the examiner can just subjectively judge a landing as "bad" when it meets the PTS requirement?
 
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