⚠️ Who is CRE - TMG ✈️
Class Rating Examiner for TMG or CRE TMG or simply CRE(TMG) is a certificate authorizes the holder to provide skill tests and proficiency check on Touring Motor Gliders class rating constituted in the EASA TMG endorsement.
Before obtaining the Class Rating Examiner Certificate for TMG future examiner has to attend certain training driven by flight school or directly by competent authority.
Once obtained, you will be allowed to let the pilots fly on Touring Motor Gliders. Isn't that awesome? ❤️
Requirements ✅ for CRE - TMG
Iaw FCL.1010.CRE, an applicant for an Class Rating Examiner certificate - CRE TMG shall hold:
- hold either commercial pilot license - CPL(A), multi-pilot license MPL(A) or airline transport pilot license ATPL(A) with single-pilot privileges or have held it and hold a PPL(A);
- hold a Class Rating Instructor or Flight Instructor certificates with instructional privileges for the Touring Motor Gliders class rating - TMG;
- have completed 500 hours of flight time as a pilot on aeroplanes.
TMG Examiner training
The examiner training is called Examiner standardization and required by FCL.1015. An applicant for an Class Rating Examiner certificate shall undertake Class Rating Examiner standardisation course. The standardisation course consists of theoretical and practical instruction and usually includes following:
- the conduct of 2 skill tests or proficiency checks for the TMG class rating;
- instruction on the applicable requirements in this part and the applicable air operations requirements, the conduct of skill tests or proficiency checks and their documentation and reporting;
- a briefing on the national administrative procedures, requirements for protection of personal data, liability, accident insurance and fees.
- a briefing on the need to review and apply the items when conducting skill tests or proficiency checks of an applicant for which the competent authority is not the same that issued the Class Rating Examiner certificate; and
- an instruction on how to get access to these national procedures and requirements of other competent authorities when needed.
The competent authority may provide the Class Rating Examiner course itself or through an arrangement with an ATO.
The course should last for the Class Rating Examiner, at least 3 days, divided into:
- theoretical training (1 day) and
- practical training conducting real or role-played TMG proficiency checks or TMG skill tests (at least 2 days).
The competent authority or ATO should determine any further training required before presenting the candidate for the examiner assessment of competence with Senior Examiner.
Class Rating Examiner Assessment of competence
As required by FCL.1020 applicants for an Class Rating Examiner certificate shall demonstrate their competence to an inspector from the competent authority or a senior examiner specifically authorised to do so by the competent authority responsible for the Class Rating Examiner certificate through the conduct of a skill test or proficiency check in the Class Rating Examiner role for TMG class rating, including:
- conduct of the skill test or proficiency check
- assessment of the person to whom checkride is given,
- debriefing and recording documentation.
Privileges of CRE - TMG ✈️
In accordance with FCL.1005.CRE - the privileges of Class Rating Examiner - CRE TMG are to conduct, for single-pilot aeroplanes, except for single-pilot high performance complex aeroplanes:
- skill tests for the issue of single-engine class rating - TMG;
- proficiency checks for revalidation or renewal of Touring Motor Gliders class rating - TMG;
- skill tests for the extension of LAPL(A) privileges to another class rating or variant of aeroplane.
Validity of Class Rating Examiner - TMG
In. accordance with FCL.1025(a), Class Rating Examiner certificate is valid for 3 years. Examiner's certificate can be revalidated within 12 months immediately preceding the expiry date. If you are a holder of more than one category of examiner - e.g. you are holder of CRE TMG and FE(A), all examiner privileges may be revalidated if you comply with the requirements laid down in points FCL.1020(b)(1) and FCL.1020(b)(2) and point FCL.1020 for one of the categories of examiner certificates held