Title:

Comment on Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), Special Federal Aviation Regulations (SFAR), Draft Orders, and Advisory Circulars (AC)

Number:

4.1.223        Validation Date:     08/11/16      Approval Date:           12/16/16

Comments:

AEGs may be called on by FAA Headquarters to review and comment on Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) sections, Special Federal Aviation Regulations (SFAR), Draft Orders, and Advisory Circulars (AC).

Job Task Sponsor:

AFS-200

Job Series:

1825 Aviation Safety Inspector (Operations)

Function:

4.0 General Technical

Duty:

4.1 Aircraft Evaluation

Rating and Ranking

 

Difficulty:

Moderate

Importance:

Semi-Critical

Time to Accomplish:

Variable

Specialty

Frequency

OPS

N/A

 

Course Numbers

none

 

PTRS Activity Codes

SAI

EPI

none

N/A

N/A

 

Regulatory Requirements

 

 

49 USC 40113

49 USC 44701

 

 

Forms

none

 

Job Aids

none

 

Other Guidance (Current Editions)

FAA Order 1000.36             FAA Writing Standards

FAA Order 1320.46             FAA Advisory Circular System

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), or current equivalent, may be used to obtain current guidance.

TASK DESCRIPTION:

Comment on Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), Special Federal Aviation Regulations (SFAR), Draft Orders, and Advisory Circulars (AC)

 

SUBTASK 1:

Create AEG office project record.

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

1. Create project record, and

2. Create file folders (if applicable).

Conditions:

Office files.

Standards:

In accordance with office practices for filing.

Knowledge:

Office practices.

 

 

SUBTASK 2:

Obtain and review necessary information.

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Research all available sources for information

Conditions:

FSIMS: 14 CFR, SFAR, Orders, ACs, Federal Register (NPRM), and Commercial search engines, e.g., usgov.google.com, opspec.com

Standards:

Information must be accurate and from official sources.

Knowledge:

Use of FSIMS and other applicable search engines

 

 

SUB-ELEMENT 2.1

Solicit and gather relevant information from internal and external sources.

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Invite comprehensive background information from the parties concerned, i.e.; Solicit industry comments and data. Invite input from other AEGs and appropriate FAA offices.

Conditions:

AEG Office/Workstation FAA/AEG direction and input Industry comments/data Federal Register (NPRM)

Standards:

Information must be accurate and verifiable

Knowledge:

Use of FSIMS and other applicable search engines

 

 

SUB-ELEMENT 2.2

Organize and analyze information resource

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Organize information in logical steps for group review and comment drafting. Coordinate with other AEG offices.

Conditions:

AEG Office/Workstation

Use of shared workspace for group input.

Standards:

Information must be accurate and verifiable

Knowledge:

Computer sharing skills

Organizational/Outlining

 

 

SUBTASK 3:

Develop comments on 14 CFR section, SFAR, AC, or Order

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Develop comments on 14 CFR section, SFAR, AC, or Order

Conditions:

AEG Office/Workstation

Standards:

Clear, succinct comments in accordance with FAA Order 1000.36

FAA Writing Standards

Knowledge:

Word processing

FAA Order 1000.36 FAA Writing Standards

 

 

ELEMENT 3.1:

Coordinate 14 CFR section, SFAR, AC, or Order for comments within local Aircraft Evaluation Group (AEG)

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Identify local resources (personnel).

Conditions:

AEG Office/Workstation

Standards:

Experience, expertise in discussion subject(s).

Knowledge:

AEG Office Directory

 

 

SUB-ELEMENT 3.1.1:

Prepare request for comments

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Include subject 14 CFR section, SFAR, AC, or Order, and all related material for inclusion in request.

Conditions:

AEG Office/Workstation

Email

Standards:

Complete and comprehensive.

Knowledge:

Comment preparation for comment

 

 

SUB-ELEMENT 3.1.2:

Analyze and consolidate comments received

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Analyze solicited comments for validity. Compare comments for repetition. Consolidate list of comments.

Conditions:

AEG Office/Workstation

Standards:

Accurate, valid.

Knowledge:

Subject material

FAA Order 1000.36

 

 

SUB-ELEMENT 3.1.3:

Prepare response to request for comments.

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Include all contributors.

Conditions:

AEG Office/Workstation

Standards:

response preparation

Knowledge:

FAA Order 1000.36

 

 

SUBTASK 4:

Submit comments.

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Identify addressees

Prepare list

Conditions:

AEG Office/Workstation

Standards:

Complete

Knowledge:

FAA Directory

 

 

ELEMENT 4.1:

Forward comments to requestor, i.e., team leader, FAA Headquarters, or AEG.

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Forward comments to Requestor, Supervisor, Office Manager, and other interested parties, as applicable.

Conditions:

AEG Office/Workstation

Email, postage mail, inter-department mail

Standards:

In accordance with AEG Office Policy

Knowledge:

Office practices in accordance with Office procedures

 

 

SUBTASK 5:

Close AEG office project record.

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

1. Close project record In accordance with Office procedures, and

2. Close file folders (if applicable).

Conditions:

office files

Standards:

In accordance with office practices for filing

Knowledge:

Office practices for use of filing.