Task:

O4.7.3 Issue a Certificate of Waiver or Authorization for a Low Altitude Flight Under 14 CFR 91.119 (Minimum Safe Altitudes)

Function:

Duty:

4.0 General Technical

4.7 Issuance of Authorization

Previous Task Analysis:

1995 Hughes and Allen Corporation

 

Difficulty:

Importance:

Frequency:

3

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Criticality:

Time:

Job Aid:

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PTRS Tracking

Specialty

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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 44709 Amendments, Modifications, Suspensions, and Revocations of Certificates

 

Purpose :

To determine if an applicant is eligible for issuance of a Certificate of Waiver of 14 CFR 91.119 (b) and/or (c)

 

Significant Interfaces :

Applicant

Airworthiness Unit

Aircraft Certification Office

Flight Standards District Office (FSDO)

Other Flight Standards District Offices

Air Traffic Control Field Facility

Regional Flight Standards Division

 

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 137, Agricultural aircraft operations

Order 1380.51, Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem (PTRS)

Order 8900.1, Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

Vital Information Subsystem (VIS) - Flight Standards Automation system

 

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 7711-1, Certificate of Waiver or Authorization

FAA Form 7711-2, Application for Certificate of Waiver or Authorization

FAA Form 8000-36, PTRS Transmittal Form


 

1. Initial contact

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

1.1 Provide FAA Form 7711-2 to applicant

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

1.2 Advise applicant of procedures

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

2. Receive FAA Form 7711-2 and operations manual, if required

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

2.1 Open PTRS record

K: Order 1380.51

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

2.2 Consult Enforcement Information Subsystem/Accident Incident Subsystem (EIS/AIS) database for accident/violation history for applicant/pilot

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

3. Review proposed operations manual, if applicable

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

3.1 If manual is unsatisfactory, identify on 7711-2, prepare letter of non-acceptance, and return documents to applicant

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1, Fig. 3-48

 

3.2 If manual satisfactory, stamp accepted and sign 7711-2 and prepare letter of acceptance

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1, Fig. 3-49

 

4. Pre-inspection activities

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

4.1 Coordinate facility inspection with applicant

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

4.2 Coordinate with airworthiness unit to inspect aircraft and engine logbooks, aircraft weight and balance for revisions, and special equipment for proper mount or installation

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1


 

4.3 If restricted category aircraft, coordinate with aircraft certification office to attend facility inspection

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

5. Conduct facility inspection

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

5.1 If unsatisfactory, brief operator, identify discrepancies on 7711-2, prepare letter of unsatisfactory inspection, and return documents to applicant

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

5.2 If satisfactory, mark "approved" and sign FAA Form 7711-2, prepare FAA Form 7711-1, and develop special provisions

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

6. Prepare district office file

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

6.1 Close PTRS record

K: Order 1380.51

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

6.2. Establish a 14 CFR Part 91 Operator VIS record

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

7. Task outcomes

 

7.1 Certificate of Waiver or Authorization

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

7.2 Accepted operations manual

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

7.3 Letter of disapproval of application

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

7.4 Completed 14 CFR Part 91 Minimum Safe Altitude Waiver and Facility Inspection Job Aid

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

7.5 Letter indicating non-acceptance of operations manual

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

7.6 Letter indicating acceptance of operations manual

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

8. Future activities

 

8.1 Reissue Certificate of Waiver or Authorization

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

8.2 Cancellation of Certificate of Waiver or Authorization

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

8.3 Review revisions to manual

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

8.4 Possible follow-up facility inspection

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1

 

8.5 Possible enforcement investigation

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 3, Chap. 7, Sec. 1