Task:

M3.4.12 Evaluate a Lease, Contract or Agreement for a 14 CFR Part 141 Pilot School Applicant

Function:

Duty:

3.0 Certification

3.4 Air Agency Certification

Previous Task Analysis:

1995 Hughes Task # 3.4.12

Difficulty:

4

Criticality:

Y

Importance:

4

Time:

 

Frequency:

2

Job Aid:

Y

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

3230

3240

3430

 

 

 

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O

M

E

F

A

C

T

5230

5240

5430

 

 

 

 

 

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Legal References:

49 U.S.C. § 40101         Policy

49 U.S.C. § 40113         Administrative

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

49 U.S.C. § 44707         Examining and Rating Air Agencies

Purpose:

To evaluate a lease, contract and/or agreement to ensure compliance with requirements of the Federal Aviation Regulations

Significant Interfaces:

Applicant

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 45             Identification and Registration Marking

14 CFR Part 47             Aircraft Registration

14 CFR Part 91             General Operating and Flight Rules

14 CFR Part 141           Pilot Schools

Order 1380.51               Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1                 Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

AC 141-1                      Pilot School Certification

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 applicant’s lease, contract, or agreement

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

1.1               Open PTRS record

K: Order 1380.51
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

2.                   Inspect aircraft and maintenance records

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

3.                   Evaluate any leases, contracts or agreements to ensure applicant has continuous use of appropriate facilities, personnel and equipment

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3
K: AC 141-1 (current edition)

4.                   Evaluate any maintenance contracts or agreements to determine that applicant can provide airworthy aircraft for instruction

K: 14 CFR § 91.409
K: 14 CFR § 141.39
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3
K: AC 141-1 (current edition)

5.                   Analyze results of evaluation

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

5.1               Advise applicant, in writing, of any unsatisfactory items

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

5.2               Evaluate corrective actions

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

5.3               If applicant fails to meet regulatory requirements, issue letter and return documentation

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

6.                   When all regulatory requirements have been met, prepare FAA Form 8400-4, Air Agency Certificate

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

7.                   Document task

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

7.1               Establish office file; file all supporting paperwork

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

7.2               Close PTRS record

K: Order 1380.51
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

8.                   Future activities

8.1               Ensure transition

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3

8.2               Schedule inspections as required

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 9, Sec. 3