Title:

Conduct/Observe A 14 CFR Part 121 Operator’s Validation Test

Number:

3.3.16

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

Not Applicable

DSI

On Demand

Course Numbers

21607

21621

21632

21047

21429

PTRS Activity Codes

SAI

EPI

1318

1202

1314

1220

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

FAA Order 8900.1      Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

 

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 validation 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 validation 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 validation 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 validation test is required, notify Certificate Holder, and request Certificate Holder’s plan.

ELEMENT 2.1: 

 

Develop validation test requirements.

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

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

Conditions:

Using the CFRs, FAA Order 8900.1, and Certificate Holder’s validation 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

 

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

 

 

ELEMENT 2.2: 

 

Evaluate Certificate Holder’s validation test plan.

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Analyze Certificate Holder’s plan.

Conditions:

Using the CFRs, FAA Order 8900.1, and Certificate Holder’s validation 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.

 

SUBTASK 3:

 

Conduct a pre-demonstration meeting.

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

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

Conditions:

Using the CFRs, FAA Order 8900.1, and Certificate Holder’s validation 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.

 

 

SUBTASK 4:

 

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

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Observe validation test.

Conditions:

Using the CFRs, FAA Order 8900.1, and Certificate Holder’s validation 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.

 

 

SUBTASK 5:

 

Document and debrief validation test results.

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Debrief Certificate Holder on validation test results. 

Conditions:

Using the CFRs, FAA Order 8900.1, and Certificate Holder’s validation 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.