Title:

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

Number:

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

Comments:

The AEG may be asked by FAA Headquarters to prepare 14 CFR sections, SFAR, Draft Orders, and ACs as Directed by FAA Headquarters.

Job Task Sponsor:

AFS-200

Job Series:

1825 Aviation Inspector (Operations)

Function:

4.0 General Technical

Duty:

4.1 Aircraft Evaluation

Rating and Ranking

 

Difficulty:

High

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 44701

 

 

 

Forms

none

 

Job Aids

none

 

Other Guidance (Current Editions)

Order 1320.46                     Advisory Circular System

FAA Order 1000.36             FAA Writing Standards

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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:

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

 

SUBTASK 1:

Create AEG office project record.

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

1. Create in accordance with Office procedures, and

2. Create file folders (if applicable).

Conditions:

AEG Central and office files.

Standards:

In accordance with office practices

Knowledge:

In accordance with Office procedures

 

 

SUBTASK 2:

Plan/organize development of document (when assigned as team leader).

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Create plan/outline of document for area assignment (as team leader)

Conditions:

AEG Office/work station

Standards:

Well planned and organized

Knowledge:

Basic organization skills. Order 1320.46 (as appropriate).

 

 

ELEMENT 2.1:

Select team members, or contact team provided by FAA

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Prepare team list with contact information and team member specialty. Schedule first meeting or teleconference.

Conditions:

AEG Office/work station

Standards:

Complete list

Knowledge:

FAA Directory.

 

 

ELEMENT 2.2:

Brief team members.

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Brief team members on:

1. Purpose and scope of project

2. Team assignments

3. Future team meetings schedule.

4. Provide background material, and sources

5. Timetable desired

Conditions:

Meeting at AEG office, and/or Teleconference (as appropriate).

Standards:

Complete/succinct

Knowledge:

Purpose and scope of project

 

 

SUBTASK 3:

Develop draft of assigned area of document

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Utilize the elements and sub-elements of this subtask

Conditions:

AEG Office/work station

Standards:

As listed below

Knowledge:

Document preparation

 

 

ELEMENT 3.1:

Collect and review all pertinent data:

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Identify all research material available.

Conditions:

AEG Office/work station

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

Standards:

Thorough and complete

Knowledge:

FAA internet search engines.

 

 

SUB-ELEMENT 3.1.1:

Contact technical specialists in FAA and industry for input/data

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Identify technical specialists through contacts in AEG and Industry.

Conditions:

AEG Office/work station

Email

Telephone

Standards:

Effective communication

Knowledge:

FAA Directory and industry sources

 

 

ELEMENT 3.2:

Write preliminary draft (of assigned area)

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Draft outline

Draft appropriate paragraphs.

Conditions:

AEG Office/work station

Standards:

Order 1000.36 FAA Writing Standards

Knowledge:

Technical writing skills.

 

 

ELEMENT 3.3:

Submit preliminary draft to team leader

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Email draft to team leader.

Conditions:

AEG Office/work station

Standards:

Timely and complete

Knowledge:

Draft document preparation

 

 

SUBTASK 4:

Consolidate individual drafts of assigned areas and coordinate comments within the AEG.

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Share draft document for comments with others on the team, and subject matter experts within the AEG, and industry as appropriate.

Conditions:

AEG Office/work station

SharePoint website (if appropriate)

Standards:

High quality writing

Knowledge:

Resources within the AEG, FAA, and industry.

 

 

SUBTASK 5:

Finalize Document

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

With consensus reached, organize and write the final document.

Conditions:

AEG Office/work station

Standards:

FAA Order 1000.36

Knowledge:

FAA writing standards.

 

 

SUBTASK 6:

Forward document to FAA headquarters for approval and publication.

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

Identify and forward completed document, through responsible manager, to appropriate department(s) within headquarters.

Conditions:

AEG Office/work station

Standards:

In accordance with AEG Office procedures

Knowledge:

AEG Office procedures

 

 

SUBTASK: 7:

Close AEG office project record

 

Objective/Skill:

Performance:

1. Close In accordance with Office procedures, and

2. Close file folders (if applicable).

Conditions:

In accordance with Office procedures

Standards:

In accordance with office practices

Knowledge:

Office practices