Title:

Inspect A 14 CFR part  121 Certificate Holder’s Deicing Operations

Number:

2.3.34

Validation Date: 5/18/05

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:

1 Day

Specialty

Frequency

OPS

Annually

CSI

Not Applicable

DSI

Annually

Course Numbers

21607

21621

21632

21429

 

PTRS Activity Codes

SAI

EPI

1637

 

 

 

 

 

3.1.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regulatory Requirements

Link to Specific Regulatory

Requirements (SRR)

119.43

121.135

121.603

121.629

Ops Specs A023

 

Forms

FAA Form 8000-36, PTRS Transmittal Form

 

Job Aids

Element Performance Inspection (EPI) Data Collection Tool (DCT) 3.1.7

 

Other Guidance

FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 27, Sec. 1, Sec. 2 and Sec. 3.

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

AC 91-51, Effect Of Icing On Aircraft Control And Airplane Deice And Anti-Ice Systems

AC 120-58, Pilot Guide Large Aircraft Ground Deicing

AC 120-60 (current edition), Ground Deicing And Anti-Icing Program

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 deicing operations and compare the performance to the Certificate Holder’s approved deicing program. Document the results of the comparison and, in addition, any observed deficiencies in the approved program.

 

SUBTASK 1:

Review and become familiar with FAA deicing guidance material.

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

·    Review the information listed in the supplemental information section contained in DCT 3.1.7.

·    Review the guidance and policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1.

Conditions:

·    Using ATOS DCT EPI 3.1.7. (See note below)

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

Standards:

·    Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the EPI 3.1.7, Section 1-Performance Observables.

·    IAW Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, AC 20-117, AC 120-58, and AC 120-60.

Knowledge:

·    Understand the Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the EPI 3.1.7, Section 1-Performance Observables.

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

·    Vol. 3, Chap. 27

·    Vol. 6, Chap. 2

·    Understand AC 20-117, AC 120-58, and AC 120-60.

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 Deicing Program, and are located in the DCT.

SUBTASK 2:

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

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

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

Conditions:

·    Using ATOS DCT EPI 3.1.7.

·    Certificate Holder’s manuals and approved procedures.

Standards:

·    Regulatory Requirements IAW EPI 3.1.7, Section 1-Performance Observables.

·    IAW Certificate Holder’s manuals and approved procedures.

Knowledge:

·    Understand the Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the EPI 3.1.7, Section 1-Performance Observables.

·    Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 27.

·    Understand AC 120-117, AC 120-58, and AC 120-60.

 

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 3.1.7; Section 2–Management Responsibility and Authority Observables.

Conditions:

Using ATOS DCT EPI 3.1.7.

Standards:

IAW EPI 3.1.7, 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 controls, process measurements, and interface attributes in SAI 3.1.7.

 

SUBTASK 4:

Compare the Certificate Holder’s approved deicing procedures, policies, and instructions to the regulatory guidance.

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Review the Certificate Holder’s deicing procedures, policies, and instructions.

Conditions:

Certificate Holder’s manuals.

Standards:

IAW the Certificate Holder’s approved deicing program.

Knowledge:

·    Understand the Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the EPI 3.1.7, Section 1-Performance Observables.

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

·    Vol. 3, Chap. 27

·    Vol. 6, Chap. 2

·    Understand AC 120-117, AC 120-58, and AC 120-60.

 

SUBTASK 5:

Weather conditions permitting, observe the Certificate Holder’s deicing procedures during line operations and document the results of the observation. If not possible, continue with procedure evaluation.

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Observe actual aircraft deicing and document results.

Conditions:

Operational environment.

Standards:

IAW Certificate Holder’s approved deicing procedures.

Knowledge:

·    Understand the Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the EPI 3.1.7, Section 1-Performance Observables.

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

·    Vol. 3, Chap. 27 and

·    Vol. 6, Chap. 2.

·    Understand AC 120-117, AC 120-58, and AC 120-60.

 

SUBTASK 6:

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

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Conduct an interview.

Conditions:

Using ATOS DCT EPI 3.1.7, Section 2

Standards:

IAW EPI 3.1.7, 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 7:

Document and debrief the results of the observation.

ELEMENT 7.1:

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

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Debrief the Certificate Holder and populate the ATOS repository.

Conditions:

Results of the inspection.

Standards:

IAW FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2 and Vol. 10.

Knowledge:

·    Understand the Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the EPI 3.1.7.

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

·    Vol. 3, Chap. 27

·    Vol. 6, Chap. 2

·    Vol. 10

·    Understand AC 120-117, AC 120-58, and AC 120-60.