Task:     

O3.3.192   Approve/Amend Operations Specifications for Class D or Instrument Flight Rules for 14 CFR Part 133 Operations

Function: 

Duty:     

3.0   Certification

3.3   Air Operator Certification

Previous Task Analysis:

 

 

Difficulty:

Importance:

Frequency:

3

3

2

Criticality:

Time:

Job Aid:

Y

 

Y

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

1327

1342

 

 

 

 

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Legal References :

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

49 USC 40113               Administrative

49 USC 44701               General Requirements

49 USC 44702               Issuance of Certificates

 

Purpose :

To determine whether the proposed Operations Specifications (OpSpecs) for a 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 133 operator to conduct Class D and/or Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations are acceptable

 

Significant Interfaces :

Applicant

Certificate Holding District Office (CHDO)

Flight Standards District Office (FSDO)

Air Traffic Facility

Regional Flight Standards Office

 

Procedural Guidance :

14 CFR Part 1,                          Definitions and Abbreviations

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

14 CFR Part 91,                                    General Operating and Flight Rules

14 CFR Part 133,                      Rotorcraft External Load Operations

Order 1380.51,                          Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1,                            Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

AC 133-1 (as amended),            Rotorcraft External-Load Operations in Accordance with 14 CFR Part

                                                133

Approved Rotorcraft Flight Manual

Approved Data for Lifting Devices

 

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

FAA Form 8400-8,              Operations Specification

FAA Form 8710-4,              Rotorcraft External Load Operator Certificate Application


1.                                    Receive application for operations specifications from operator

                        K:         14 CFR Part 133, Subpart C

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 51, Sec. 1

 

2.         Open PTRS record

K:         Order 1380.51

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 51, Sec. 1

 

3.         Review operations specification Form 8400-8 and application Form 8710-4

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 51, Sec. 1

 

4.         Prepare Class D Op Specs

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 51, Sec. 1

 

5.         Prepare IFR authorization Op Specs

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 51, Sec. 1

 

6.         Approve OpSpecs

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 51, Sec. 1

 

7.         If disapproved, indicate on certification and confirm in writing

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 51, Sec. 1

 

8.         Close PTRS record

                        K:         Order 1380.51

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 51, Sec. 1