Task:

M3.3.70  Evaluate a 14 CFR Part 121/135 (10 or More) Internal Evaluation Program/Revision

Function:

Duty:

3.0  Certification

3.3  Air Operator Certification

Previous Task Analysis:

1995 Hughes Task # 3.3.70 and 3.3.172

Difficulty:

Importance:

Frequency:

3

5

2

Criticality:

Time:

Job Aid:

Y

 

N

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

3391

 

 

 

 

 

S

O

M

E

F

A

C

T

5391

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

P

 

 

P

 

 

 

Legal References:

49 USC § 40113            Administrative

49 USC § 44701            General Requirements

49 USC § 44702            Issuance of Certificates

49 USC § 44705            Air Carrier Operating Certificates

49 USC § 44707            Examining and Rating Air Agencies

49 USC § 44713            Inspection and Maintenance

 

Purpose:

To evaluate an operator/applicant’s internal self-audit program

 

Significant Interfaces:

Operator/Applicant

Certificate Holding District Office

Regional Flight Standards Division

Continuous Airworthiness Maintenance Division, AFS-300

 

Procedural Guidance:

Order 1380.51,                          Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

AC 120-59 (as amended),          Air Carrier Internal Evaluation Programs

AC 120-66 (as amended),          Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP)

PB9238658,                              Air Carrier Internal Evaluation-Model Program Guide

 

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 a self-audit program for evaluation

                        K:         AC 120-59 (as amended)

 

            1.1        Open PTRS record

                                    K:         Order 1380.51

 

2.         Evaluate self-audit program

 

            2.1        Ensure program contains essential elements

                                    K:         AC 120-59 (as amended)

 

            2.2        Ensure program contains procedures and functional responsibilities

                                    K:         AC 120-59 (as amended)

 

            2.3        Ensure program identifies persons having organizational responsibilities and authority

                                    K:         AC 120-59 (as amended)

 

            2.4        Ensure program provides for top management review to verify program effectiveness

                                    K:         AC 120-59 (as amended)

 

            2.5        Ensure program has procedures for continuous monitoring of policies, procedures, and managerial systems through scheduled evaluations and follow-up

                                    K:         AC 120-59 (as amended)

 

            2.6        Ensure program contains procedures for a defined schedule of activities

                                    K:         AC 120-59 (as amended)

 

            2.7        Ensure program includes essential elements and procedures to ensure corrective action plans are developed in response to safety concerns

                                    K:         AC 120-59 (as amended)

 

            2.8        Ensure program identifies persons or groups responsible for development of corrective action plans

                                    K:         AC 120-59 (as amended)

 

            2.9        Ensure program has a recordkeeping system for documenting the performance and results of an internal evaluation

                                    K:         AC 120-59 (as amended)

 

            2.10      Ensure program contains a documented program plan outline

                                    K:         AC 120-59 (as amended)

 

3.         Analyze results of evaluation

 

            3.1        Advise operator/applicant of deficiencies in program

                                    K:         AC 120-59 (as amended)

 

            3.2        Advise operator/applicant when program meets recommendations of AC 120-59

                                    K:         AC 120-59 (as amended)

 

4.         Document task

 

            4.1        Close PTRS record

                                    K:         Order 1380.51