JTA 5: Regional All Weather Operations Specialist (AWO)

5.4: Special Authorization Category I/II, Category II/III Operator Approval

Task 5.4.2: Concur/Nonconcur with Issuance of OpSpec/MSpec/LOA for Operators to Conduct ILS Category II/III Operations

Purpose

The purpose of this task is for an AWO to review an operator’s application for issuance of appropriate OpSpec/MSpec/LOA to conduct ILS Category II/III operations.

Input

Request from operator through the PI for ILS Category II/ III authorization

Output

Concur/nonconcur with issuance of Op Spec/MSpec/LOA

Interfaces

Aircraft/avionics manufacturers

Operator

PI

Training vendors

AFS-400

Forms

None

Related Performance Tracking and Review Subsystem (PTRS) codes

As specified in Order 8900.1

Conditions

This task is performed in a regional office, FSDO/CMO, or operator’s facility.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required to Perform Task

·    Knowledge of NAS operational requirements

·    Knowledge of FAA certification rules, policies, and operational system requirements

·    Knowledge of reduced visibility flight operations, aircraft systems, and certification requirements

·    Skill in applying system safety principles

·    Ability to link local issues with the broader regional, national, and international concerns

Task Standard

The OpSpec/MSpec/LOA will be issued in a timely manner and meet all applicable standards.

Qualifications Required

None

Job Specialty

Aviation Safety Inspector-OPS (1825)

Time Required

120 hours

Misc. Comments

 

Policy/Guidance Table

Laws 49 USC

Regulations 14 CFR

Orders

Advisory Circulars

General Guidance

Task

§40101(a)

§40113(a)

§44709(a)

§46105(a)

§46106

Part 91

Part 91 Appendix A

FAAO 8400.13

FAAO 8900.1

AC 120-28

AC 120-29

AC 91-16

§40103(e)

§40113(a)

§41101(c) §44505(a)(A)(b)

§44702(f)(4)

§44721

Part 97

§40101(a)

§40103(b)(2)

§40113(a)

§41101(a)(b)

§41102

§41701

§41702

§44709(a)

Part 119

§40101(a)

§40103(b)(2)

§40113(a)

§41101(a)(b)

§41102

§41701

§41702

§44709(a)

Part 121

§40101(a)(b)

§40102(d)

§40113(a)

Part 129

§40101(a)

§40103(b)(2)

§40113(a)

§41101(a)(b)

§41102

§41701

§41702

§44709(a)

Part 135

Task Variables/Subtasks

5.4.2.1. Review application from the operator to conduct ILS Category II/III operations.

5.4.2.2. Discuss requirements and process for obtaining authorization with PI for ILS Category II/III operations.

5.4.2.3. Analyze operator’s ability to conduct ILS Category II/III operations.

5.4.2.4. Observe and/or evaluate operator’s ability to comply with operations.

5.4.2.5. Coordinate with PI on final review of operator compliance with requirements.

5.4.2.6. AWO will concur/nonconcur with issuance of Category II/III.

5.4.2.7. Review OpSpec/MSpec/LOA before issuance in coordination with PI.

 

Training Data

Required Training

AMA course: NextGen Technologies Course 21000082.

Related Training

AMA course: none.

Difficulty, Importance, Frequency

Difficulty

Importance

Frequency

3

3

1