Task:

M2.3.106 Inspect a 14 CFR Part 137 Operator's Maintenance Records

Function:

Duty:

2.0 Surveillance/Inspection

2.3 Air Operator Surveillance

Previous Task Analysis:

1995 Hughes Task # 2.3.106

Difficulty:

4

Criticality:

Y

Importance:

4

Time:

 

Frequency:

2

Job Aid:

N

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

3634

 

 

 

 

 

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M

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F

A

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5634

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Legal References:

49 U.S.C. 40113         Administrative

49 U.S.C. 44701         General Requirements

49 U.S.C. 46101         Complaints and Investigation

49 U.S.C. 46301         Civil Penalties

Purpose:

To inspect maintenance records required by 14 CFR Part 137 for compliance with regulatory requirements

Significant Interfaces:

Aircraft Operator/Owner

Flight Standards District Office

Procedural Guidance (current editions):

14 CFR Part 39             Airworthiness Directives

14 CFR Part 43             Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Rebuilding, and Alteration

14 CFR Part 65             Certification: Airmen other than Flight Crewmembers

14 CFR Part 91             General Operating and Flight Rules

Order 1380.51               Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1                 Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

AC 39-7                       Airworthiness Directives

AC 43-9                       Maintenance Records

AC 137-1                      Agricultural Aircraft Operations

NOTE: Ensure you have the most current information. The Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS) may be used to obtain current guidance.

NOTE: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 3, Inspect Part 91 Maintenance Records is the best source of guidance pertaining to the inspection of maintenance records for part 137 Agricultural Aircraft Operations.

Forms:

FAA Form 8020-2         Aircraft/Parts Identification

FAA Form 337              Major Repair and Alteration

1.                   Initiate inspection of maintenance records

K: 14 CFR 91.417
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 3

1.1               Open PTRS record

K: Order 1380.51
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 3

2.                   Contact owner; arrange for maintenance records review

K: 14 CFR 91.417
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 3

2.1               If records are temporarily transferred to FAA, provide FAA Form 8020-2, Aircraft/Parts Identification and Release, as receipt

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 3

3.                   Review owner's maintenance records; determine compliance with regulatory recordkeeping requirements

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 8, Sec. 3
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 3
K: AC 43-9 (current edition)

3.1               Inspect current Airworthiness Directive status records

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 3
K: AC 39-7 (current edition)
K: AC 43-9 (current edition)

3.2               Inspect life-limited parts current status records

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 3
K: AC 43-9 (current edition)

3.3               Inspect approval of return to service records

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 8, Sec. 3
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 3
K: AC 43-9 (current edition)

3.4               Inspect required overhaul records

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 3
K: AC 43-9 (current edition)

3.5               Inspect copies of FAA Form 337, Major Repair and Alteration, for each major repair and alteration

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 3
K: AC 43-9 (current edition)

3.6               Inspect required total time-in-service for airframe records

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 3
K: AC 43-9 (current edition)

3.7               Inspect records to ensure inspection status is current

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 3
K: AC 43-9 (current edition)

3.8               Inspect inspection record entries for information required by 14 CFR 43.11

K: 14 CFR 43.11
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 3
K: AC 43-9 (current edition)

3.9               Inspect records to ensure aircraft are appropriately equipped for agricultural operations

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 3
K: AC 43-9 (current edition)

4.                   Analyze results of inspection

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 3

4.1               Advise owner of any deficiencies; discuss and evaluate corrective action

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 3

5.                   Document task

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 3

5.1               File all supporting paperwork in owner's office file

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 3

5.2               Close PTRS record

K: Order 1380.51
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 3

6.                   Future activities

6.1               Conduct routine surveillance

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 3