Title:

Inspect A 14 CFR part  121 Certificate Holder’s Flight Following Procedures For Supplemental Operations

Number:

2.3.18.1

Validation Date: 6/16/05

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:

Semi-Critical

Time to Accomplish:

1 Day

Specialty

Frequency

OPS

On Demand

CSI

Not Applicable

DSI

On Demand

Course Numbers

21047

21607

21632

 

 

PTRS Activity Codes

SAI

EPI

1636

 

 

 

 

 

2.1.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regulatory Requirements

Link to Supplemental

Regulatory Requirements (SRR)

121.121

121.125

121.127

121.135

121.351

121.537

121.603

121.605

121.609

121.615

121.623

Ops Specs B043

Ops Specs A008

 

 

Forms

FAA Form 8000-36, PTRS Data Sheet

 

Job Aids

Element Performance Inspection (EPI) Data Collection Tool (DCT) 2.1.5

FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 22, Figures 6-32 and 6-33

Ops Specs Job Aid A008

 

Other Guidance

FAA Order 8900.1, Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS), Vol. 4, Chap. 1

AC 00-34 (as amended), Aircraft Ground Handling And Servicing

AC 20-117, Hazards Following Ground Deicing And Ground Operations In Conditions Conducive To Aircraft Icing

AC 91-70, Oceanic Operations

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:

Inspect the Certificate Holder’s flight following operations to determine compliance with the Certificate Holder’s manual, Federal Aviation Regulations and FAA policies including System Safety Attributes when applicable. Document the results of the comparison and, in addition, any observed deficiencies in the procedures.

 

SUBTASK 1:

·    Review and become familiar with FAA guidance.

·    Review the information listed in the Supplemental Information Section of the DCT.

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

·    Review the information listed in the Supplemental Information Section contained in DCT EPI 2.1.5.

·    Review the guidance and policy contained in FAA8900.1.

Conditions:

·    Using ATOS DCT EPI 2.1.5. (see note below)

·    FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 22.

Standards:

·    IAW EPI 2.1.5.

·    IAW Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 22.

Knowledge:

·    Understand the Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the EPI 2.1.5, Section 1-Performance Observables.

·    Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 22.

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 Following System, and are located in the DCT.

SUBTASK 2:

Become familiar with the Certificate Holder’s Flight Following procedures.

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Review the Certificate Holder’s policies, procedures, and instructions for Flight Following.

Conditions:

Certificate Holder’s manuals.

Standards:

·    IAW EPI 2.1.5, Section 1-Performance Observables.

·    IAW FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 22.

Knowledge:

·    Understand the Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the EPI 2.1.5, Section 1-Performance Observables.

·    Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 22.

 

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 Manuals for controls required in EPI 2.1.5, Section 2–Management Responsibility and Authority Observables.

Conditions:

Using ATOS DCT EPI 2.1.5, Section 2.

Standards:

IAW EPI 2.1.5, 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. 6.

·    Understand the Certificate Holder’s Flight Following System.

 

SUBTASK 4:

Determine that the Certificate Holder has the policies, controls, and procedures to support their Flight Following System.

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Review the Certificate Holder’s Flight Following System.

Conditions:

Certificate Holder’s manuals.

Standards:

·    IAW EPI 2.1.5, Section 1-Performance Observables.

·    IAW FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 22.

Knowledge:

·    Understand the Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the DCT 2.1.5, Section 1-Performance Observables.

·    Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 22.

·    Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in the Certificate Holder’s Manuals.

 

SUBTASK 5:

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

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Conduct an interview.

Conditions:

Using ATOS DCT EPI 2.1.5, Section 2-Management Responsibility and Authority Observables

Standards:

IAW EPI 2.1.5, 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. 6.

 

SUBTASK 6:

Document and debrief the results of the inspection.

ELEMENT 6.1:

Debrief results of the inspection with the Certificate Holder and Principal Operations Inspector (POI) and document the results of the inspection.

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Notify Certificate Holder and POI then populate the ATOS repository.

Conditions:

Results of the inspection.

Standards:

IAW FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 22.

Knowledge:

·    Understand the Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the EPI 2.1.5.

·    Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 22.