Title:

Approve A Certificate Holder’s Check Airman

Number:

3.3.17

Validation Date: 6/16/05

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

Not Applicable

Course Numbers

21607

21621

21632

 

 

PTRS Activity Codes

SAI

EPI

1346

1347

1348

1349

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Regulatory Requirements

14 CFR Part 121.411

14 CFR Part 121.413

 

Forms

FAA Form 8000-36     PTRS Transmittal Form

 

Job Aids

FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chapter 20, Section 2, Figure 3-88A

 

Other Guidance

FAA Order 8900.1                  Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

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

AC 91-70                                Oceanic Operations

AC 120−53                             Crew Qualification And Pilot Type Rating Requirements For                          Transport Category Aircraft Operated Under FAR Part 121

AC 125-1                                Operations Of Large Airplanes Subject To Federal Aviation                           Regulations Part 133

 

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:

Approve a Certificate Holder’s check airman.

 

 

SUBTASK 1:

 

Review the Certificate Holder’s request to ensure compliance with FAA policies and procedures and document any deficiencies.

ELEMENT 1.1:

 

Evaluate the Certificate Holder’s submission for completeness.

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Evaluate and accept or deny the Certificate Holder’s submission.

Conditions:

Documentation submitted by the Certificate Holder.  

Standards:

IAW FAA Order 8900.1:

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 1

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 2

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 4

 

Knowledge:

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

 

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 1

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 2

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 4

 

·        Understand the Check Airman Approval Job Aid contained in FAA Order 8900.1:

 

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 2, Figure 3-88A

 

 

ELEMENT 1.2:

 

Report identified deficiencies to Certificate Holder.

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Notify the Certificate Holder of any noted deficiencies.

Conditions:

Certificate Holder’s submission.

Standards:

IAW FAA Order 8900.1:

 

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 1

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 2

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 4

 

Knowledge:

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

 

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 1

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 2

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 4

 

·        Understand the Check Airman Approval Job Aid contained in FAA Order 8900.1:

 

-            Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 2, Figure 3-88A

 

SUBTASK 2:

 

Become familiar with the Certificate Holder’s approved training program.

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Review the Certificate Holder’s flight operation and approved training program.

Conditions:

Certificate Holder’s manuals and FAA Order 8900.1.

Standards:

IAW FAA Order 8900.1:

 

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 1

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 2

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 4

 

Knowledge:

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

 

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 1

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 2

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 4

 

 

 

SUBTASK 3:

 

Observe the candidate conducting an appropriate evaluation to determine that the candidate’s evaluation was objective and accurate. 

 

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Observe the candidate conducting an evaluation appropriate to the requested authority.

Conditions:

Aircraft or simulator.

Standards:

IAW Certificate Holder’s procedures and approved training program.

Knowledge:

·        Understand the Certificate Holder’s approved training program.

·        Understand the Certificate Holder’s procedures.

·        Be familiar with any special regulatory requirements affecting the Certificate Holder, such as special conditions contained in the operating specifications and exemptions.

·        Understand FAA’s guidance and policy regarding check airman evaluations.

 

SUBTASK 4:

 

Complete documentation, debrief applicant, and issue check airman authority, if appropriate.

ELEMENT 4.1:

 

Document the evaluation.

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Complete required documentation.

Conditions:

Check Airman Job Aid: FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 2, Figure 3-88A

Standards:

IAW FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 2

Knowledge:

·        Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 2

 

 

ELEMENT 4.2:

 

Debrief applicant.

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

Report results of the evaluation to the Principal Operations Inspector (POI).

Conditions:

Operating environment.

Standards:

Certificate Holder’s approved training program.

Knowledge:

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

 

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 1

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 2

-      Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 4

 

·              Understand the Certificate Holder’s approved training program.

ELEMENT 4.3:

 

Issue letter to the POI recommending Check Airman approval or disapproval and notify the Certificate Holder, if appropriate.

Objective / Skill:

Performance: 

POI issues letter of approval or disapproval.

Conditions:

·        Use the following job aid and handbook guidance:  FAA Order 8900.1,

-            Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 2: Figure 3-85, Figure 3-86 and Figure 3-87 

Standards:

IAW FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 2.

Knowledge:

·        Understand the Guidance and Policy contained in FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 20, Sec. 2.