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61-136 - FAA Approval of Basic Aviation Training Devices (BATD) and Advanced Aviation Training Devices (AATD)

Date Issued
July 14, 2008
Responsible Office
AFS-800
Description

 

 

This advisory circular (AC) provides information and guidance for Aviation Training Device (ATD) manufacturers seeking Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval of basic aviation training devices (BATD) or advanced aviation training devices (AATD) under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 61, § 61.4(c). This AC also provides information and guidance for those persons who intend to use a BATD or AATD for activities involving pilot training or certification, other than for aircraft type specific training or for an aircraft type rating. The FAA will determine and approve appropriate uses for an ATD.