Task:

M3.3.20 Evaluate a 14 CFR Part 121/135 (10 or More) Maintenance Training Program/Record/Revision

Updated 9/28/2018

Function:

Duty:

3.0 Certification

3.3 Air Operator Certification

Previous Task Analysis:

1995 Hughes Task # 2.3.35, 2.3.76, 3.3.20 and 3.3.131

1985 Allen Corp Task # 1.3.32

Difficulty:

Importance:

Frequency:

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PTRS Tracking

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Legal References:

49 USC § 40113           Administrative

49 USC § 44701           General requirements

49 USC § 44702           Issuance of certificates

49 CFR § 44703           Airman certificates

49 USC § 44704           Type certificates, production certificates, airworthiness certificates, and design and production organization certificates

49 USC § 44705           Air carrier operating certificates

Purpose:

To evaluate an applicant/operator’s maintenance/inspection training program/record/revision for regulatory compliance

Significant Interfaces:

Operator/Applicant

Responsible Flight Standards Office

Safety Analysis and Promotion Division, AFS-900

Aircraft Maintenance Division, AFS-300

Procedural Guidance (current editions):

14 CFR part 39           Airworthiness Directives

14 CFR part 43           Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Rebuilding, and Alteration

14 CFR part 65           Certification: Airmen other than Flight Crewmembers

14 CFR part 121          Operating Requirements: Domestic, Flag, and Supplemental Operations

14 CFR part 135          Operating Requirements: Commuter and On Demand Operations and Rules Governing Persons on Board such Aircraft

14 CFR part 145          Repair Stations

49 CFR part 173          Shippers—General Requirements for Shipments and Packagings

Order 1380.51             Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1               Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

AC 135-16                  Ground Deicing and Anti-Icing Training and Checking

NOTE:   Ensure you are using the most current information. The Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS) may be used to obtain current guidance.

1.          Receive maintenance training program/record/revision

K:      14 CFR § 121.375

K:      14 CFR § 135.433

K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 24, Sec. 1

1.1       Open PTRS record/SAS Element
K:      Order 1380.51
K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 24, Sec. 1

2.          Review operator’s file for areas requiring special emphasis, as applicable

K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 24, Sec. 1

3.          Evaluate Maintenance/Required Inspection Item (RII) Training Program for required elements

K:      14 CFR part 65

K:      14 CFR §§ 121.369 and 121.371

K:      14 CFR §§ 135.427 and 135.429

K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 24, Sec. 1

K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 32, Sec. 11

4.          Observe and evaluate operator/applicant's RII Training

K:      14 CFR §§ 121.369 and 121.371

K:      14 CFR §§ 135.427 and 135.429

K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 24, Sec. 1

K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 32, Sec. 11

5.          Observe and evaluate operator/applicant performing all required training, whether performed by operator/applicant or service provider

K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 24, Sec. 1 and Sec. 2

K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 65, Sec. 4

6.          Analyze findings

K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 24, Sec. 1

6.1       Advise operator/applicant in writing of any deficiencies; discuss how to resolve deficiencies
K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 24, Sec. 1
6.2       Evaluate corrective actions
K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 24, Sec. 1

7.          If all applicable requirements have been met

7.1       Send letter to operator/applicant indicating approval of program
K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 24, Sec. 1
7.2       Return accepted program to operator/applicant with instructions to provide a copy to the responsible Flight Standards office
K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 24, Sec. 1

8.          Document task

K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 24, Sec. 1

8.1       File all supporting paperwork in the operator/applicant’s file
K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 24, Sec. 1
8.2       Close PTRS record/SAS Element
K:      Order 1380.51
K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 24, Sec. 1

9.          Future activities

9.1       Part 91K Conduct normal surveillance
K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 24, Sec. 1
9.2       Parts 121 and 135 follow SAS guidance for planning and accomplishing future risk‑based surveillance.
K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 24, Sec 1