Title:

Conduct An Aircraft Conformity Inspection (14 CFR Part 121)

Number:

3.3.11

Validation Date: 7/13/05

Approval Date: 7/25/05

Comments:

 

Job Task Sponsor:

AFS-200

Job Series:

1825 Aviation Safety Inspector (Air Carrier Operations)

Function: 

3.0 Certification

Duty:  

3.3 Air Operator Certification

Rating and Ranking

Difficulty:

High

Importance:

Critical

Time to Accomplish:

7  Days

Specialty

Frequency

OPS

On Demand

CSI

On Demand

DSI

Not Applicable

Course Numbers

21429

21607

21621

21632

 

PTRS Activity Codes

SAI

EPI

TBD

 

 

 

1.1.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Regulatory Requirements

Link to Specific Regulatory Requirements (SRR)

 

121.135

121.309

121.310

121.327

121.329

121.331

121.333

121.339

121.340

121.349

121.351

121.353

121.355

121.349

121.379

121.803

Ops Specs B039

Ops Specs B046

Ops Specs B050

Ops Specs D092

 

 

Forms

FAA Form 8000-36     PTRS Transmittal Form

 

Job Aids

Safety Attribute Inspection (SAI) Data Collection Tool (DCT) 1.1.2

Aircraft Configuration Control Job Aid at web site: http://www.faa.gov/safety/programs_initiatives/oversight/atos/conformity/media/AFS-900-002-F-03.pdf

 

Other Guidance

FAA Order 8900.1                  Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

AC 121-24 (as amended)          Passenger Safety Information Briefing and Briefing Cards

AC 120-28 (as amended)          Criteria For Approval Of Category III Weather Minima For                                      Takeoff, Landing, And Rollout

 

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:

 

Determine that the Certificate Holder’s aircraft and associated documentation meet regulatory requirements and FAA policies including System Safety Attributes when applicable.  Document any deficiencies discovered during the conformity inspection and ensure they are corrected prior to adding the aircraft to the Certificate Holder’s Operations Specifications (Ops Specs). 

 

SUBTASK 1:

 

Review the Certificate Holder’s submission to ensure compliance with FAA regulations and policies.

ELEMENT 1.1:

Identify deficiencies in the Certificate Holder’s submission.

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Review the Certificate Holder’s submission and any identified deficiencies.

Conditions:

·      Using ATOS DCT SAI 1.1.2 (See Note Below)

·      Aircraft Configuration Control Job Aid  at web site: http://www.faa.gov/safety/programs_initiatives/oversight/atos/conformity/media/AFS-900-002-F-03.pdf

Standards:

·      Regulatory Requirements IAW SAI 1.1.2, Section 1 - Procedures Attribute.

·      Understand the Requirements of Aircraft Configuration Control Job Aid at web site: http://www.faa.gov/safety/programs_initiatives/oversight/atos/conformity/media/AFS-900-002-F-03.pdf

Knowledge:            

·              Understand the Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the SAI 1.1.2, Section 1 - Procedures Attribute.

·              Understand the Requirements of Aircraft Configuration Control Job Aid at web site: http://www.faa.gov/safety/programs_initiatives/oversight/atos/conformity/media/AFS-900-002-F-03.pdf

 

NOTE:  Job Task Item (JTI) – 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 aircraft conformity, and are located in the Data Collection Tools (DCT).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ELEMENT 1.2:

 

Report identified deficiencies to the Certificate Holder.

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Notify Certificate Holder of the deficiencies that require correction.  Follow-up corrections for compliance.

Conditions:

The list of deficiencies.

Standards:

·      Regulatory Requirements IAW SAI 1.1.2, Section 1 - Procedures Attribute.

·      Understand the Requirements of Aircraft Configuration Control Job Aid at web site : http://www.faa.gov/safety/programs_initiatives/oversight/atos/conformity/media/AFS-900-002-F-03.pdf    

Knowledge:

·              Understand the Requirements of Aircraft Configuration Control Job Aid AFS-900-002-F-03.

·              Understand the Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the SAI 1.1.2, Section 1 - Procedures Attribute.

 

SUBTASK 2:

 

Conduct aircraft conformity inspection and document any deficiencies.

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Conduct the aircraft inspection using the Certificate Holder’s conformity submission and prepare report of findings.

Conditions:

Certificate Holder’s aircraft.

Standards:

Certificate Holder’s submission.

Knowledge:

·              Understand the Regulatory Requirements and Policy contained in the SAI 1.1.2, Section 1 - Procedures Attribute.

·              Understand the Requirements of Aircraft Configuration Control Job Aid at web site: http://www.faa.gov/safety/programs_initiatives/oversight/atos/conformity/media/AFS-900-002-F-03.pdf    

 

 

 

 


SUBTASK 3:

 

Determine that the Certificate Holder’s manual contains the Controls, Process Measurements, Interfaces, and Management Responsibility and Authority Attributes.

ELEMENT 3.1:

 

Review the Certificate Holder’s manual to determine that the Controls, Process Measurements, Interfaces, and Management Responsibility and Authority Attributes have been incorporated into their manual(s).

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Review the Certificate Holder’s manual for controls required in SAI 1.1.2, Sec. 2, Sec. 3, Sec. 4 and Sec. 5.

Conditions:

Using ATOS DCT SAI 1.1.2

Standards:

IAW SAI 1.1.2, Sec. 2, Sec. 3, Sec. 4 and Sec. 5.

Knowledge:

·              Know how to apply the Attributes in SAI 1.1.2.

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


ELEMENT 3.2:

 

Ensure identified deficiencies are corrected.

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Notify Certificate Holder of deficiencies requiring correction. 

Conditions:

The list of deficiencies.

Standards:

Corrections must meet System Safety Controls Attribute and FAA Order 8900.1, Volume 10.

Knowledge:

·              Know how to document deficiencies IAW guidance in FAA Order   8900.1, Volume 10.

·              Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in SAI 1.1.2.

 

 

SUBTASK 4:

 

Document and debrief inspection results and add aircraft to the Certificate Holder’s Ops Specs if appropriate.

ELEMENT 4.1:

 

Add aircraft to Certificate Holder’s Ops Specs.

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Enter aircraft data in Certificate Holder’s Ops Specs.

Conditions:

Operations Specifications Subsystem (OPSS).

Standards:

Aircraft Configuration Control Job Aid at web site: http://www.faa.gov/safety/programs_initiatives/oversight/atos/conformity/media/AFS-900-002-F-03.pdf                   

Knowledge:

·              Understand the Requirements of Aircraft Configuration Control Job Aid at web site: http://www.faa.gov/safety/programs_initiatives/oversight/atos/conformity/media/AFS-900-002-F-03.pdf

·              Understand OPSS.

ELEMENT 4.2:

 

Document and debrief Certificate Holder and Principal Operations Inspector (POI).

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Debrief Certificate Holder and POI of results.

Conditions:

Documentation of aircraft inspection.

Standards:

Certificate Holder’s approved/accepted procedures.

Knowledge:

·              Know how to document deficiencies IAW guidance in FAA Order 8900.1,

-      Vol. 2, Chap. 3, Sec. 1

-      Vol. 2, Chap. 3, Sec. 2

-      Vol. 10

·              Understand OPSS.