Title:

Conduct/Observe A 14 CFR Part 121 Aircraft Proving Test

Number:

3.3.14

Validation Date:  7/12/05

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:

Moderate

Importance:

Critical

Time to Accomplish:

Variable

Specialty

Frequency

OPS

On Demand

CSI

On Demand

DSI

On Demand

Course Numbers

21607

21621

21632

21047

21429

PTRS Activity Codes

SAI

EPI

1313

1202

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regulatory Requirements

14 CFR Part 91

14 CFR Part 121

 

Forms

FAA Form 8000-36     PTRS Transmittal Form

 

Job Aids

FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chapter 29, Section 2, Figure 3-109, Proving and Validation Test Job Aid

 

Other Guidance

Certification Process Document (CPD)

New Aircraft Process Document (NAPD)

Order 8900.1                           Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

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

 

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 a Certificate Holder’s proving test procedures enable test to be completed within the appropriate time and accordance with FAA regulatory requirements, guidance, and policy.

 

 

SUBTASK 1:

 

Determine the need for a proving test and notify the Certificate Holder. 

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Evaluate the air carrier’s notification.

Conditions:

Notification from Certificate Holder of change/addition of aircraft to operation, determine the need for a proving test, and notify Certificate Holder of requirements.

Standards:

·              IAW CFRs and FAA Order 8900.1;

 

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 1

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 2

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 3

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 4

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 5

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 6

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 7

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 8

 

Knowledge:

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

 

-                Vol. 2, Chap. 3, Sec. 1

-                Vol. 2, Chap. 3, Sec. 2

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 1

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 2

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 3

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 4

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 5

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 6

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 7

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 8

 

·              Understand the Regulatory Requirements contained in 14 CFR    Part 121.163.

 

 

SUBTASK 2:

 

Determine if a proving test is required, notify Certificate Holder, and request Certificate Holder’s plan.

ELEMENT 2.1: 

 

Develop proving test requirements.

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Assemble FAA Team, determine proving test requirements, communicate those requirements to Certificate Holder, and request proving test plan.

Conditions:

Using the CFRs, CPD, NAPD, FAA Order 8900.1, and Certificate Holder’s proving test plan.

Standards:

·              IAW CFRs and FAA Order 8900.1;

 

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 1

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 2

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 3

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 4

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 5

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 6

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 7

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 8

 

Knowledge:

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

-                Vol. 2, Chap. 3, Sec. 1

-                Vol. 2, Chap. 3, Sec. 2

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 1

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 2

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 3

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 4

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 5

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 6

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 7

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 8

 

·              Understand the Regulatory Requirements contained in 14 CFR    Part 121.163.

·              Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in the CPD and NAPD.


 

ELEMENT 2.2: 

 

Evaluate Certificate Holder’s proving test plan.

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Analyze Certificate Holder’s plan.

Conditions:

Using the CFRs, CPD, NAPD, FAA Order 8900.1, and Certificate Holder’s proving test plan.

Standards:

·              IAW CFRs and FAA Order 8900.1;

 

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 1

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 2

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 3

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 4

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 5

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 6

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 7

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 8

 

Knowledge:

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

 

-                Vol. 2, Chap. 3, Sec. 1

-                Vol. 2, Chap. 3, Sec. 2

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 1

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 2

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 3

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 4

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 5

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 6

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 7

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 8

 

·              Understand the Regulatory Requirements contained in 14 CFR    Part 121.163.

·              Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in the CPD and NAPD.

 


 

SUBTASK 3:

 

Conduct a pre-demonstration meeting.

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Accomplish FAA pre-demonstration meeting, inspection, and operator briefing. 

Conditions:

Using the CFRs, CPD, NAPD, FAA Order 8900.1, and Certificate Holder’s proving test plan.

Standards:

·              IAW CFRs and FAA Order 8900.1;

 

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 1

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 2

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 3

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 4

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 5

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 6

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 7

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 8

 

 

Knowledge:

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

 

-                Vol. 2, Chap. 3, Sec. 1

-                Vol. 2, Chap. 3, Sec. 2

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 1

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 2

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 3

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 4

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 5

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 6

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 7

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 8

 

·              Understand the Regulatory Requirements contained in 14 CFR    Part 121.163.

·              Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in the CPD and NAPD.

 

 

SUBTASK 4:

 

Observe the Certificate Holder’s proving test and document the results.

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Observe proving test.

Conditions:

Using the CFRs, CPD, NAPD, FAA Order 8900.1, and Certificate Holder’s proving test plan.

Standards:

·              IAW CFRs and FAA Order 8900.1;

 

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 1

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 2

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 3

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 4

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 5

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 6

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 7

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 8

 

 

Knowledge:

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

 

-                Vol. 2, Chap. 3, Sec. 1

-                Vol. 2, Chap. 3, Sec. 2

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 1

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 2

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 3

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 4

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 5

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 6

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 7

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 8

 

·              Understand the Regulatory Requirements contained in 14 CFR    Part 121.163.

·              Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in the CPD and NAPD.

 


 

SUBTASK 5:

 

Document and debrief proving test results.

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Debrief Certificate Holder on proving test results. 

Conditions:

Using the CFRs, CPD, NAPD, FAA Order 8900.1, and Certificate Holder’s proving test plan.

Standards:

·              IAW CFRs and FAA Order 8900.1;

 

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 1

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 2

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 3

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 4

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 5

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 6

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 7

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 8

 

Knowledge:

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

 

-                Vol. 2, Chap. 3, Sec. 1

-                Vol. 2, Chap. 3, Sec. 2

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 1

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 2

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 3

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 4

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 5

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 6

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 7

-                Vol. 3, Chap. 29, Sec. 8

 

·              Understand the Regulatory Requirements contained in 14 CFR    Part 121.163.

·              Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in the CPD and NAPD.