Task:

M3.3.34  Evaluate/Inspect 14 CFR Part 121 Extended-Range Operations with Two-Engine Aircraft (ETOPS)

Function:

Duty:

3.0  Certification

3.3  Air Operator Certification

Previous Task Analysis:

1995 Hughes Task # 3.3.34

Difficulty:

Importance:

Frequency:

5

5

1

Criticality:

Time:

Job Aid:

Y

 

Y

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

3319

 

 

 

 

 

S

O

M

E

F

A

C

T

5319

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

P

 

 

P

 

 

 

Legal References:

49 USC § 40113            Administrative

49 USC § 44701            General Requirements

49 USC § 44702            Issuance of Certificates

49 USC § 44704            Type Certificates, Production Certificates, and Airworthiness Certificates

49 USC § 44705            Air Carrier Operating Certificates

49 USC § 44713            Inspection and Maintenance

 

Purpose:

Perform an evaluation or surveillance of a 14 CFR Part 121 operator requesting a deviation for Extended Range Operations with Two-Engine Airplanes (ETOPS), as per AC 120-42.

 

Significant Interfaces:

Operator/Applicant

Certificate Holding District Office

Regional Flight Standards Division

Aircraft Evaluation Group – ANM-270 or ANE-250

Continuous Airworthiness Maintenance Division, AFS-300

Air Transportation Division, AFS-200

 

Procedural Guidance:

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

Order 1380.51,                    Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1,                      Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

AC 120-42 (as amended),    Extended Range Operation with Two-Engine Airplanes (ETOPS)

 

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


 

Steps, Sub-Steps & Knowledges

Recommended Training

 

1.         Receive request for ETOPS authorization

            K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 6, Sec. 2 and Sec. 3

 

1.1        Open PTRS record

                        K:         Order 1380.51

 

2.         Procedures:

            2.1        Verify compliance of aircraft with type data document; coordinate with Aircraft Evaluation Group

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 6, Sec. 2 and Sec. 3

                        K:         AC 120-42 (as amended)

 

2.2        Verify operator/applicant’s manual/documentation is adequate, has all required contents and supports application for extended-range operations

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 6, Sec. 2 and Sec. 3

                        K:         AC 120-42 (as amended)

 

3.         Analyze results.

 

4.         Task Outcomes

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 6, Sec. 2 and Sec. 3

 

4.1        Close PTRS record

                        K:         Order 1380.51

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 6, Sec. 2 and Sec. 3

 

4.2        Completion of Task.

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 6, Sec. 2 and Sec. 3

 

5.         Future activities

 

            5.1        Conduct normal surveillance

                                    K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 6, Sec. 2 and Sec. 3