Task:

M3.3.79  Evaluate a 14 CFR Part 125 Emergency Evacuation/Ditching Procedure/Demonstration

Function:

Duty:

3.0  Certification

3.3  Air Operator Certification

Previous Task Analysis:

1995 Hughes Task # 3.3.79

1985 Allen Corp Task # 1.4.15

Difficulty:

Importance:

Frequency:

3

5

2

Criticality:

Time:

Job Aid:

Y

 

N

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

3308

 

 

 

 

 

S

O

M

E

F

A

C

T

5308

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

P

 

 

P

 

 

 

Legal References:

49 USC § 40113            Administrative

49 USC § 44702            Issuance of Certificates

49 USC § 44705            Air Carrier Operating Certificates

 

Purpose:

Approve 14 CFR Part 125 operator/applicant’s emergency evacuation and/or ditching demonstrations

 

Significant Interfaces:

Operator/Applicant

Certificate Holding District Office

Flight Standards District Office

Regional Flight Standards Division

Flight Standards Service, AFS-1

 

Procedural Guidance:

14 CFR Part 25,                    Airworthiness Standards: Transport Category Airplanes

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

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

Order 1380.51,                      Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1,                       Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

AC 25.803-1 (as amended),   Emergency Evacuation Demonstrations

AC 121-24 (as amended),      Passenger Safety Information Briefing and Briefing Cards

 

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.         Determine the need for an emergency evacuation/ditching procedure/demonstration

                        K:         14 CFR § 25.803

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.189

                        K:         14 CFR Part 121

                        K:         14 CFR Part 125

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

                        K:         AC 25.803-1 (as amended)

 

            1.1        Coordinate with Certification, Standardization, and Evaluation Team

                                    K:         Certification Process Document

 

            1.2        Open PTRS record

                                    K:         Order 1380.51

 

2.         Ensure emergency evacuation/ditching procedures are included in the company manual

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

 

3.         Review operator/applicant’s plan for completeness and required details

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

 

            3.1        If plan is unsatisfactory, return it to operator with a letter indicating reasons and advise operator that a revised plan must be received within 30 days

                                    K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

 

            3.2        When plan is satisfactory, send a copy to the Regional Flight Standards Division

                                    K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

 

4.         Assemble FAA evaluation team members.  Once a team leader is designated, the team leader will provide appropriate member assignments

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

 

5.         Perform pre-demonstration airplane and emergency equipment inspection

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

 

            5.1        If deficiencies can be corrected immediately indicate satisfactory on the job aid and proceed with the pre-demonstration FAA team briefing

                                    K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

 

            5.2        If deficiencies cannot be corrected immediately, reschedule the inspection and demonstration

                                    K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

 

6.         Conduct pre-demonstration briefing of FAA team members

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

 

7.         Evaluate operator’s pre-demonstration crewmember briefing

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

 

            7.1        If briefing was satisfactory, proceed with the emergency evacuation demonstration or ditching demonstration, as applicable

                                    K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

 

            7.2        If briefing was unsatisfactory, inform the demonstration project coordinator of the deficiencies; have crewmembers briefed again

                                    K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

 

8.         Conduct emergency evacuation and/or ditching demonstration

                        K:         14 CFR § 121.291

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.189

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

                        K:         AC 25.803-1 (as amended)

 

9.         Evaluate emergency evacuation or ditching demonstration; immediately confer with FAA team members to make determinations.

                        K:         14 CFR § 121.291

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.189

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

                        K:         AC 25.803-1 (as amended)

 

10.        Advise operator/applicant of the results of the demonstration

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

 

            10.1      If results are unsatisfactory, issue letter of disapproval.

                                    K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

 

            10.2      If results are satisfactory, issue letter of approval.  Issue/ amend operations specifications.

                                    K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 18, Sec. 1

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

 

11.        Complete Emergency Evacuation/Ditching Demonstration Report, FAA Form 8430-1, Revised

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

 

            11.1      Have FSDO manager sign original; forward copy to the Regional Office; provide copy to the operator; place the original I the operator’s FSDO file.

                                    K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

 

12.        Completion of the task, resulting in satisfactory or unsatisfactory demonstration.

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

 

            12.1      Close PTRS record

                                    K:         Order 1380.51

                                    K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5

 

13.        Future activities

 

            13.1      Review record of any emergency evacuation or ditching demonstration during future surveillance

                                    K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 30, Sec. 5