Task:     

O3.3.118   Conduct Administrative Activities for a 14 CFR Part 135 Air Carrier Operator Applicant

Function: 

Duty:     

3.0   Certification

3.3   Air Operator Certification

Previous Task Analysis:

1995 Hughes and Allen Corporation

 

Difficulty:

Importance:

Frequency:

3

3

3

Criticality:

Time:

Job Aid:

Y

 

Y

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

1211

1212

1213

 

 

 

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P

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legal References :

49 USC 40104               Promotion of Civil Aeronautics and Safety of Air Commerce

49 USC 40113               Administrative

49 USC 44701               General Requirements

49 USC 44702               Issuance of Certificates

49 USC 44705               Air Carrier Operating Certificates

49 USC 44713               Inspection and Maintenance

 

Purpose :

To determine if the applicant meets the administrative requirements for a 14 CFR Part 135 Air Carrier Operating Certificate

 

Significant Interfaces :

Applicant

Certificate Holding District Office

Principal Operations Inspector

Western Flight Procedures Development Branch, AVN-120

 

Procedural Guidance :

14 CFR Part 135,          Operating Requirements:  Commuter and On-Demand Operations and Rules Governing Persons On Board Such Aircraft

Order 1380.51,              Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

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.

 

Forms :

FAA Form 8000-36,      PTRS Transmittal Form

FAA Form 8400-6,        Pre-application Statement of Intent


Pre-application Phase

 

1.         Determine need to conduct administrative activities for certification of air carrier/operator

 

            1.1        Receive request from applicant

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 1

 

            1.2        Open PTRS record

                        K:         1380.51

 

2.         Conduct orientation review with applicant

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 1

 

3.         Determine if pre-application statement of intent (PASI)(FAA Form 8400-6) is acceptable

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 1

                       

 

            3.1        If PASI is not acceptable, inform applicant of reason(s)

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 1

 

                        3.1.1     Close PTRS record, if applicable

                        K:         Order 1380.51

 

4.         Conduct pre-application meeting

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 1

 

            4.1        Advise applicant of formal application requirements

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 1

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 2, Fig. 2-15 and 2-16

 

                        4.1.1     Advise applicant of formal application attachments

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 1

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 2, Fig. 2-15 and 2-16

 

            4.2        Conclude pre-application meeting

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 1

                       

                        4.2.1     Applicant adequately prepared

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 1

 

                        4.2.2     Applicant not adequately prepared

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 1


 

            4.3        Terminate pre-application process, if applicable

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 1

 

                        4.3.1     Close PTRS record, if applicable

                        K:         Order 1380.51

 

Formal Application Phase

 

5.         Review formal application

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 1

                       

            5.1        If formal application is not acceptable, inform applicant of reason(s) in writing

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 2

                        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 2, Fig. 2-15 and 2-16

 

                        5.1.1     Close and trigger PTRS Record, if applicable

                        K:         Order 1380.51

 

            5.2        Evaluate and accept applicant's attachments

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 2

           

            5.3        Determine acceptability of formal application

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 2

 

6.         Conduct formal application meeting

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 2

 

            6.1        Determine if formal application meeting results are acceptable

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 2

                        K.        Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 2, Fig. 2-15 and 2-16

 

Document Compliance Phase

 

7.         Review applicant's documents and determine if acceptable

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 3

 

            7.1        If documents are not acceptable, inform applicant of reason(s)

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 3

 

                        7.1.1     Close and trigger PTRS record, if applicable

                        K:         Order 1380.51


 

Demonstration and Inspection Phase

           

8.         Observe and monitor events      

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 4

 

            8.1        Determine if applicant's demonstrated policies and procedures are acceptable

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 4

 

            8.1.1     If unacceptable, inform applicant of reason(s) in writing

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 4

 

                        8.1.2     Close and trigger PTRS record

                        K:         Order 1380.51

 

Certification Phase

 

9.         Prepare certificate

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 5

 

10.        Issue operations specifications and certificate

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 5

 

11.        Prepare certification report

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 5

 

12.        Update applicant's file

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 4, Sec. 5

 

13.        Close PTRS record

                        K:         Order 1380.51