Task:     

O2.3.105   Inspect a 14 CFR Part 137 Operator's Main Base/Facility

Function: 

Duty:     

2.0   Surveillance/Inspection

2.3   Air Operator Surveillance

Previous Task Analysis:

1995 Hughes and Allen Corporation

 

Difficulty:

Importance:

Frequency:

2

3

3

Criticality:

Time:

Job Aid:

Y

 

Y

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

1616

1635

 

 

 

 

S

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

P

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legal References :

49 USC 40104               Promotion of Civil Aeronautics and Safety of Air Commerce

49 USC 40113               Administrative

49 USC 44702               Issuance of Certificates

49 USC 44709               Amendments, Modifications, Suspensions, and Revocations of Certificates

 

Purpose :

To determine the certificate holder operates its main base of operation in compliance with applicable regulations and approved procedures.

 

Significant Interfaces :

Operator

Certificate Holding District Office (CHDO)

 

Procedural Guidance :

14 CFR Part 61,                        Certification: Pilots, Flight Instructors, and Ground Instructors

14 CFR Part 91,                        General Operating and Flight Rules

14 CFR Part 137,                      Agricultural Aircraft Operations

Order 1380.51,                          Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1,                            Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

AC 137-1 (as amended),            Agricultural Aircraft Operation

 

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

 

Forms :

FAA Form 8000-36,            PTRS Transmittal Form

 


1.         Determine the need for this inspection/surveillance

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

 

            1.1        Open PTRS record

                        K:         Order 1380.51

 

2.         Plan and initiate the inspection

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

 

            2.1        Review operator's district office file

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

 

                        2.1.1     Review operating certificate

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

 

                        2.1.2     Review results of previous inspections

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

 

            2.2        Notify the operator of the inspection

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

 

3.         Inspect the operator's documents

                        K:         14 CFR Part 137

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

 

            3.1        Inspect the operating certificate

                        K:         14 CFR Part 137

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

 

            3.2        Inspect the aircraft flight manuals

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

 

            3.3        Inspect the Minimum Equipment List (MEL)

                        K:         14 CFR Part 91 Subpart C

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 4, Sec. 2


 

4.         Inspect the operator's records

 

            4.1        Inspect the crewmember qualification and records

                        K:         14 CFR Part 61

                        K:         14 CFR Part 137

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 8, Sec. 1 and

                                    Vol. 6, Chap. 6, Sec. 1 and Sec. 3

 

            4.2        Inspect agricultural aircraft operator's records

                        K:         14 CFR Part 137

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

 

5.         Evaluate operator's organization

 

            5.1        Interview pilots

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

 

6.         Evaluate results of the inspection

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

 

            6.1        Coordinate with the principal inspectors

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

 

            6.2        Document unsatisfactory results

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

 

7.         Debrief the operator

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

 

8.         Document the inspection

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

 

            8.1        Issue letter to operator confirming unsatisfactory inspection results

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

 

            8.2        File inspection results in the district office file

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

 

            8.3        Close PTRS record

                        K:      Order 1380.51