Task:

M3.3.22 Evaluate a 14 CFR Part 121/135 Operator/Applicant’s Management Personnel Qualifications

Function:

Duty:

3.0 Certification

3.3 Air Operator Certification

Previous Task Analysis:

1995 Hughes Task # 3.3.22 and 3.3.128

1985 Allen Corp Task # 1.3.10

Difficulty:

3.0

Criticality:

Y

Importance:

5.1

Time:

 

Frequency:

2.0

Job Aid:

N

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

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Legal References:

49 U.S.C. § 40113        Administrative

49 U.S.C. § 44701        General Requirements

49 U.S.C. § 44702        Issuance of Certificates

49 U.S.C. § 44704        Type Certificates, Production Certificates, and Airworthiness Certificates

49 U.S.C. § 44705        Air Carrier Operating Certificates

49 U.S.C. § 44713        Inspection and Maintenance

Purpose:

To evaluate the qualifications of maintenance management personnel conducting operations under 14 CFR Parts 121 and 135, pursuant to 14 CFR Part 119

Significant Interfaces:

Operator/Applicant

Certificate Holding District Office

Regional Flight Standards Division

Flight Standards National Field Office, AFS-900

Aircraft Maintenance Division, AFS-300

Procedural Guidance (current editions):

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

14 CFR Part 119          Certification: Air Carriers and Commercial Operators

14 CFR Part 121          Operating Requirements: Domestic, Flag, and Supplemental Operations

14 CFR Part 135          Operating Requirements: Commuter and on Demand Operations and Rules Governing Persons on Board such Aircraft

14 CFR Part 145          Repair Stations

Order 1380.51              Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1                Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

AC 120-49                   Certification of Air Carriers

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

1         Receive request to evaluate qualifications of operator/applicant's management personnel

K:            14 CFR § 119.65

K:            14 CFR § 119.69

K:            Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 2, Sec. 3

1.1      Open PTRS record
K:       Order 1380.51
K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 2, Sec. 3

2         Review operator/applicant's submitted management candidate data

K:            14 CFR § 119.65

K:            14 CFR § 119.69

K:            Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 2, Sec. 3

K:             AC 120-49 (current edition)

3         Interview candidate; determine level of knowledge of operator/applicant's maintenance program, operations specifications and applicable CFRs

K:            Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 2, Sec. 3

4         Determine the eligibility of candidate

K:            14 CFR § 119.65

K:            14 CFR § 119.69

K:             Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 2, Sec. 3

K:             AC 120-49 (current edition)

5         Analyze results of evaluation

K:            Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 2, Sec. 3

5.1      Debrief operator/applicant; inform of results of evaluation; resolve discrepancies, as applicable
K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 2, Sec. 3

6         If candidate successfully meets requirements, issue letter to candidate and approve operations specifications

K:            14 CFR § 119.65

K:            14 CFR § 119.69

K:            Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 2, Sec. 3

K:            Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 18, Sec. 1

6.1      If an experience deviation is requested, evaluate request; coordinate with Regional Flight Standards Division
K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 2, Sec. 3
6.2      If candidate fails to meet requirements, issue letter of rejection
K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 2, Sec. 3

7         Document task

K:            Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 2, Sec. 3

7.1      File all supporting paperwork in the operator/applicant’s file
K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 2, Sec. 3
7.2      Close PTRS record
K:       Order 1380.51
K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 2, Sec. 3

8         Future activities

8.1      Conduct normal surveillance
K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 2, Sec. 3