Title:

Inspect A 14 CFR Part 121 Certificate Holder’s Flight Follower Training Program/Course(s)

Number:

2.3.16.7

Validation Date: 5/17/05

Approval Date: 7/25/05

Comments:

 

Job Task Sponsor:

AFS-200

Job Series:

1825 Aviation Safety Inspector (Air Carrier Operations)

Function:

2.0 Surveillance/Inspection

Duty:

2.3 Air Operator Surveillance

Rating and Ranking

Difficulty:

Moderate

Importance:

Critical

Time to Accomplish:

2 Days

Specialty

Frequency

OPS

On Demand

CSI

Not Applicable

DSI

On Demand

Course Numbers

21607

21621

21632

21429

 

PTRS Activity Codes

SAI

EPI

1626

 

 

 

 

 

4.2.11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Regulatory Requirements

Link to Specific Regulatory

Requirements (SRR)

121.127

121.135

 

Forms

FAA Form 8000-36, PTRS Data Sheet

 

Job Aids

Element Performance Inspection (EPI) Data Collection Tool (DCT) 4.2.11

 

Other Guidance

FAA Order 8900.1, Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

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

 

TASK DESCRIPTION:

Observe the Certificate Holder’s Flight Follower training and compare the presentation to the Certificate Holder’s procedures, policies, and instructions outlined in their manuals. Document the results of the comparison and, in addition, any observed deficiencies in the Certificate Holder’s program.

 

SUBTASK 1:

Review and become familiar with FAA Flight Follower training guidance material.

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

·    Review the information listed in the supplemental information section contained in DCT 4.2.11.

·    Review the guidance and policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 25, Sec. 3.

Conditions:

Using ATOS DCT EPI 4.2.11 (See Note Below)

FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 25, Sec. 3.

Standards:

·    Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the EPI 4.2.11, Section 1-Performance Observables.

·    IAW Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 25, Sec. 3.

Knowledge:

·    Understand the Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the EPI 4.2.11, Section 1-Performance Observables.

·    Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1,

·    Vol. 3, Chap. 25, Sec. 3 and

·    Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 21.

·    Understand the Regulatory Requirements contained in 14 CFR Part 121, Subpart N.

NOTE: Job Task Item (JTI), as used in the SAI/EPI, refers to a specific item against which to check the design or performance of a Certificate Holder’s Program. JTIs are provided to assist you with the evaluation of the Certificate Holder’s Flight Follower Training Program/Course(s), and are located in the DCT.

SUBTASK 2:

Become familiar with the policies, procedures, and instructions for the Flight Follower training program contained in the Certificate Holder’s manual.

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Review the policies, procedures and instructions for the flight follower training program contained in the Certificate Holder’s manual.

Conditions:

·    Using ATOS DCT EPI 4.2.11.

·    Certificate Holder’s flight follower training program.

Standards:

·    Regulatory Requirements IAW EPI 4.2.11, Section 1-Performance Observables.

·    IAW Certificate Holder’s flight follower training program.

Knowledge:

·    Understand the Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the EPI 4.2.11, Section 1-Performance Observables.

·    Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 25, Sec. 3.

·    Understand the Certificate Holder’s Flight Follower Training Program.

 

SUBTASK 3:

Review the associated SAI with emphasis on the controls, process measurements, and interface attribute sections.

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Review the Certificate Holder’s manual for controls required in EPI 4.2.11; Section 2-Management Responsibility and Authority Observables.

Conditions:

Using ATOS DCT EPI 4.2.11.

Standards:

IAW EPI 4.2.11, Section 2-Management Responsibility and Authority Observables.

Knowledge:

·    Know how to apply the Management Responsibility and Authority Observables.

·    Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 10.

·    Understand the Certificate Holder’s Flight Follower Training Program.

·    Understand the controls, process measurements, and interface attributes in SAI 4.2.11.

 

SUBTASK 4:

Observe the Flight Follower training and compare the curriculum to the Certificate Holder’s procedures and regulatory guidance.

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Observe the Certificate Holder’s Flight Follower training.

Conditions:

Using Flight Follower training program.

Standards:

IAW the Certificate Holder’s Flight Follower training program.

Knowledge:

·    Understand the Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the EPI 4.2.11, Section 1-Performance Observables.

·    Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1,

·    Vol. 3, Chap. 25, Sec. 3 and

·    Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 21.

·    Understand the Certificate Holder’s Flight Follower Training Program.

 

SUBTASK 5:

To determine if the person identified by the Certificate Holder having responsibility and/or authority for the Flight Follower training program is qualified, knowledgeable, and recognizes that responsibility and/or authority.

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Conduct an interview.

Conditions:

Using ATOS DCT EPI 4.2.11, Section 2.

Standards:

IAW EPI 4.2.11, Section 2-Management Responsibility and Authority Observables.

Knowledge:

·    Know how to apply the Management Responsibility and Authority Observables.

·    Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 10.

 

SUBTASK 6:

Document the results of the observation and any additional deficiencies that have been discovered. Debrief the Certificate Holder and Principal Operations Inspector (POI).

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Notify Certificate Holder, POI and populate the ATOS repository.

Conditions:

Results of the inspection.

Standards:

·    IAW FAA Order 8900.1,

·    Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 21 and

·    Vol. 10.

Knowledge:

·    Understand the Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the EPI 4.2.11.

·    Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1,

·    Vol. 3, Chap. 25, Sec. 3,

·    Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 21, and

·    Vol. 10.