Task:

M3.3.201 Evaluate a 14 CFR Part 125 Airplane Inspection Program (AIP) and Maintenance

Function:

Duty:

3.0 Certification

3.3 Air Operator Certification

Previous Task Analysis:

Difficulty:

Importance:

Frequency:

3

5

4

Criticality:

Time:

Job Aid:

Y

 

N

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

3341

3342

 

 

 

 

S

O

M

E

F

A

C

T

5341

5342

 

 

 

 

 

 

P

 

 

P

 

 

Legal References:

49 USC 40113            Administrative

49 USC 44701            General Requirements

49 USC 44702            Issuance of Certificates

49 USC 44703            Airman Certificates

49 USC 44705            Air Carrier Operating Certificates

Purpose:

To evaluate and approve an operator/applicant submitted Airplane Inspection Program (AIP) and engine Maintenance program or revision

Significant Interfaces:

Operator/Applicant

Certificate Holding District Office

Flight Standards District Office

Regional Flight Standards Division

Aircraft Evaluation Group

Flight Standards National Field Office, AFS-900

Aircraft Maintenance Division, AFS-300

Procedural Guidance:

14 CFR Part 25,            Airworthiness Standards: Transport Category Airplanes

14 CFR Part 39,            Airworthiness Directives

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

14 CFR Part 45,            Identification and Registration Marking

14 CFR Part 47,            Aircraft Registration

14 CFR Part 65,            Certification: Airmen Other Than Flight Crew Members

14 CFR Part 91,            General Operating and Flight Rules

14 CFR Part 125,          Certification and Operations: Airplanes Having a Seating Capacity of 20 or More Passengers or a Maximum Payload Capacity of 6,000 Pounds of More; 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)

AC 91-56 (current edition),     Continuing Structural Integrity Program for Airplanes

AC 125-1 (current edition),     Operations of Large Airplanes Subject to Federal Aviation Regulations Part 125

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

1.          Receive AIP and engine maintenance program / revision

K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7

1.1     Open PTRS record
K:       Order 1380.51
K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7

2.          Schedule and conduct a preliminary meeting, if necessary

K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7

2.1     Advise operator/applicant of regulatory requirements
K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7
K:       AC 125-1 (current edition)

3.          Plan and coordinate task

K:       14 CFR 125.1

K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7

K:       AC 125-1 (current edition)

3.1     Determine if airplane meets eligibility requirements
K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7
K:       AC 125-1 (current edition)

4.          Review schedule of events if task is part of original certification

K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7

5.          Evaluate instructions, procedures and standards for conducting inspections

K:       14 CFR 125.31

K:       14 CFR 125.247

K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7

K:       AC 125-1 (current edition)

5.1     Ensure program covers airframe, airplane engines, propellers, appliances, survival and emergency equipment and their components
K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7
K:       AC 125-1 (current edition)
5.2     Evaluate instructions and procedures for scheduling inspections
K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7
K:       AC 125-1 (current edition)
5.3     Evaluate procedures to ensure inspections are performed by properly certificated persons
K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7
K:       AC 125-1 (current edition)
5.4     Evaluate airplane engine maintenance/overhaul intervals
K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7
K:       AC 125-1 (current edition)

6.          Evaluate procedures for reporting and correcting mechanical irregularities

K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7

K:       AC 125-1 (current edition)

7.          Evaluate instructions for using AIP

K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7

K:       AC 125-1 (current edition)

8.          Analyze results of evaluation to determine if program changes are required

K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7

K:       AC 125-1 (current edition)

9.          Conduct debriefings

 

9.1     Debrief FAA personnel
K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7
9.2     Debrief operator/applicant; discuss any deficiencies and corrective actions
K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7

10.        Approve or reject AIP/revision

K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7

11.        If a revision is submitted for approval/acceptance, evaluate revision for regulatory compliance

K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7

12.        Document task

K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7

12.1     Close PTRS record
K:       Order 1380.51
K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7

13.         Future activities

 

13.1     Review schedule of events
K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7
13.2     Ensure policies and procedures manual include approved AIP/revision
K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 6, Sec. 7