Task:

M3.3.200 Evaluate a 14 CFR Part 125 Policies and Procedures Manual/Revision

Function:

Duty:

3.0 Certification

3.3 Air Operator Certification

Previous Task Analysis:

Difficulty:

Importance:

Frequency:

3

4

3

Criticality:

Time:

Job Aid:

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PTRS Tracking

Specialty

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3303

 

 

 

 

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F

A

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5302

5303

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Legal References:

49 U.S.C. § 40113        Administrative

49 U.S.C. § 44701        General Requirements

49 U.S.C. § 44704        Type Certificates, Production Certificates, and Airworthiness Certificates

49 U.S.C. § 44707        Examining and Rating Air Agencies

Purpose:

To evaluate a 14 CFR Part 125 operator/applicant’s Policies and Procedures Manual/revision

Significant Interfaces:

Operator/Applicant

Certificate Holder

Flight Standards District Office

Regional Flight Standards Division

Aircraft Maintenance Division, AFS-300

Procedural Guidance (current editions):

14 CFR Part 25            Airworthiness Standards: Transport Category Airplanes

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

14 CFR Part 45            Identification and Registration Marking

14 CFR Part 47            Aircraft Registration

14 CFR Part 65            Certification: Airmen other than Flight Crewmembers

14 CFR Part 91            General Operating and Flight Rules

14 CFR Part 125          Certification and Operations: Airplanes Having a Seating Capacity of 20 or More Passengers or
a Maximum Payload Capacity of 6,000 Pounds or More; and
Rules Governing Persons on Board such Aircraft

14 CFR Part 145           Repair Stations

Order 1380.51              Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1                Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

AC 20-42                     Hand Fire Extinguishers for Use in Aircraft

AC 43-9                       Maintenance Records

AC 120-27                   Aircraft Weight and Balance Control

AC 125-1                     Operations of Large Airplanes Subject to Federal Aviation Regulations Part 125 Operator’s Compliance Statement

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

1         Receive policies and procedures manual/revision for review

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

1.1      Open PTRS record
K:        Order 1380.51
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

2         Evaluate policies and procedures manual/revision

2.1      Ensure manual provides policies, procedures, and technical criteria to ensure that regulatory requirements are fully met
K:        14 CFR § 125.73
K:        14 CFR § 125.249
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

3         Review management personnel authorization

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

4         Ensure that manual contains weight and balance procedures

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

5         Ensure that manual contains copy of operations specifications or appropriate extracted information

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

6         Review procedures for approving airplanes for return to service

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

7         Review procedures for reporting defects or unairworthy conditions

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

8         Evaluate procedures for obtaining maintenance when previous arrangements have not been made

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

9         Review procedures regarding inoperable equipment

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

10       Review airplane fueling procedures

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

11       Ensure manual describes operator’s maintenance organization, if applicable

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

12       Review list of persons with whom certificate holder has arranged to perform inspections

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

13       Ensure manual contains the details of scheduled inspection programs and maintenance requirements

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

14       Evaluate recordkeeping system

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

15       Evaluate procedures for performing maintenance, preventive maintenance, and alterations.

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

16       Review procedures for using maintenance log

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

17       Review manual revision and distribution procedures

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

18       Analyze results of evaluation

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

18.1    If manual is rejected, notify operator/applicant in writing
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6
18.2    Accept manual/revision, if satisfactory
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

19       Debrief operator/applicant

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

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

20             Document task

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

20.1    Close PTRS record
K:        Order 1380.51
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6

21       Future activities

21.1    If original certification, review Schedule of Events to determine if schedule needs to be revised
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6
21.2    Within 30 days, determine whether operator is operating in accordance with accepted manual procedures
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 6