Task:

O2.4.19 Inspect the Air Agency's Use of Flight Training Device (FTD)/Simulator (142)

Function:

Duty:

2.0 Surveillance/Inspection

2.4 Air Agency Surveillance and Inspection

Previous Task Analysis:

Difficulty:

4

Criticality:

Y

Importance:

4

Time:

 

Frequency:

3

Job Aid:

Y

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

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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. 44707, Examining and Rating Air Agencies

49 U.S.C. 44709, Amendments, Modifications, Suspensions, and Revocations of Certificates

Purpose:

To determine if flight training device or simulator used by the training center continues to meet regulatory requirements

Significant Interfaces:

Training Center

Training Center Program Manager

Certificate Holding District Office

National Simulator Team

Procedural Guidance:

14 CFR Part 142, Training Centers

Order 1350.15, Records Organization, Transfer, and Destruction Standards

Order 1380.51, Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1, Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

Vital Information Subsystem (VIS)-Flight Standards Automation System

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

1.            Schedule inspection with training center (yearly)

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 8, Sec. 1

2.            Open PTRS record

K: Order 1380.51

3.            Phase two-Evaluate the following areas for compliance with program

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 8, Sec. 1
This reference applies to all steps in 3

3.1    Conduct functional evaluations

3.2    Inspect logbook or other use records

3.3    Inspect Simulator Component Inoperative Guide (SCIG), or procedures for operating with inoperative components

3.4    Inspect discrepancy records to determine if recorded item would or would not have affected training, checking, or testing

3.5    Inspect maintenance logbooks

3.6    Inspect daily preflight records to determine if discrepancies are being recorded and if maintenance is deferred on any discrepancies that would affect training, checking or testing.

3.7    Review training specifications to ensure that they identify all flight simulators and FTDs used

3.8    Validate Vital Information Subsystem Data

4.            Phase three-Analyze inspection data gathered from the inspection reports and related information from other sources

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

5.            Phase four-Determine appropriate course of action

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

6.            Task outcomes

6.1    Issue a finding of inspection results

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 8, Sec. 1

7.            Close PTRS records

K: Order 1380.51