Task:

M3.3.90 Evaluate a 14 CFR Part 125 Operator’s Maintenance Record-keeping System Procedures

Function:

Duty:

3.0 Certification

3.3 Air Operator Certification

Previous Task Analysis:

1995 Hughes Task # 3.3.90

Difficulty:

Importance:

Frequency:

4

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2

Criticality:

Time:

Job Aid:

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PTRS Tracking

Specialty

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Legal References:

49 USC 40113           Administrative

49 USC 44701           General Requirements

49 USC 44704           Type Certificates, Production Certificates, and Airworthiness Certificates

49 USC 44707           Examining and Rating Air Agencies

Purpose:

Process used to evaluate a 14 CFR Part 125 applicant’s procedures for utilizing, preserving, and retrieving maintenance records.

Significant Interfaces:

Operator/Applicant

Certificate Holder

Certificate Holding District Office

Regional Flight Standards Division

Procedural Guidance (current editions):

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

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 or 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)

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 an operator/applicant’s maintenance record-keeping system/procedures

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 3, Sec. 7

1.1      Open PTRS record
K:       Order 1380.51

2         Review applicant’s maintenance manual record-keeping procedures

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 3, Sec. 7

2.1      Evaluate record-keeping procedures; ensure suitable procedures for initiating, preserving, and retrieving the required records
K:        14 CFR Part 43
K:        14 CFR Part 91
K:        14 CFR Part 125
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 3, Sec. 7

3         Evaluate record-keeping system; ensure requirements of 14 CFR Part 91 and 14 CFR Part 125 are met

K:        14 CFR Part 43

K:        14 CFR Part 91

K:        14 CFR Part 125

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 3, Sec. 7

4         Analyze results of evaluation

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 3, Sec. 7

4.1      Advise applicant of deficiencies that must be corrected
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 3, Sec. 7
4.2      Notify applicant if results are satisfactory
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 3, Sec. 7
4.3      Continue certification process
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 3, Sec. 7

5         Task Outcomes

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 3, Sec. 7

5.1      Close PTRS record
K:        Order 1380.51
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 3, Sec. 7
5.2      Completion of the task, resulting in a letter to the applicant confirming the results of the inspection and continuation of the certification process
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 3, Sec. 7
5.3      File all supporting paperwork in the operator/applicant’s office file
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 3, Sec. 7

6         Future activities

6.1      Schedule follow-up activities as required
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 3, Sec. 7