Task:

O2.3.90 Inspect a 14 CFR Part 125 or 135 Operator's Deicing Program

Function:

Duty:

2.0 Surveillance/Inspection

2.3 Air Operator Surveillance

Previous Task Analysis:

1995 Hughes and Allen Corporation

Difficulty:

4

Criticality:

Y

Importance:

5

Time:

 

Frequency:

3

Job Aid:

N

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Legal References:

49 U.S.C. 40104, Promotion of Civil Aeronautics and Safety of Air Commerce

49 U.S.C. 40113, Administrative

49 U.S.C. 44722, Aircraft Operations in Winter Conditions

Purpose:

To determine compliance of a 14 CFR Part 125 or 135 operator's de-icing program with the Federal Aviation Regulations, approved procedures, company policy, and accepted practices

Significant Interfaces:

Reporting Inspector

Flight Standards District Office (FSDO)

Certificate Holding District Office (CHDO)

Principal Operations Inspector (POI)

Certificate Holder

Airman

Station Facility

Contractor

Procedural Guidance:

14 CFR Part 91, General Operating and Flight Rules

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

14 CFR Part 135, Operating Requirements: Commuter and On-Demand Operations and the Rules Governing Persons On Board Such Aircraft

Order 1380.51, Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem (PTRS)

Order 2150.3, Compliance and Enforcement Handbook

Order 8900.1, Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

AC 120-58, Pilot Guide for Large Aircraft Ground Deicing

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

Forms:

FAA Form 8000-36, PTRS Data Sheet

FAA Form 8000-39, Air Operations Area Identification Card

1.               Determine the need for this inspection

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 1 & Sec. 3

2.               Open PTRS record

K: 1380.51

3.               Prepare for the inspection

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 27, Sec. 1 & Sec. 2
K: AC 120-58
3.1             Review the Certificate Holder's Manual
K: 14 CFR 135.23
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 3
3.2             Review the office file for the Certificate Holder
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 15

3.3             Review the Integrated Safety Information Subsystem (ISIS) for the Certificate Holder

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 15
3.4             Review training requirements for the Certificate Holder's personnel
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 15

4.               Observe and evaluate the certificate holder's de-icing activities

K: 14 CFR 125.221
K: 14 CFR 135.227
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 1 & Sec. 3
4.1             Inspect the flightcrew
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 15
4.2             Inspect maintenance and ground personnel
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 15
4.3             Inspect the operator's ground deicing/anti-icing training program
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 15
4.4             Inspect the airport deicing/anti-icing plan and secondary deicing/anti-icing areas
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 15
4.5             Inspect airport deicing/anti-icing equipment
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 15
4.6             Inspect deicing/anti-icing fluids
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 15

5.               Determine results of the inspection

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 1
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 3
5.1             Coordinate with the Principal Operations Inspectors if results are unsatisfactory
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 1

6.               Debrief operator

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 3

7.               Document the inspection to include unsatisfactory results

K: Order 1380.51
7.1             Send letter to operator confirming inspection results
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 23
7.2             Update and close the PTRS record
K: Order 1380.51
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 15

8.               Schedule follow-up activities, if required

8.1             Schedule follow-up surveillance
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 23
8.2             Conduct follow-up surveillance
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 14
8.3             Initiate an enforcement investigation, if required
K: Order 2150.3, Chap. 4