Task:     

O4.8.12   Evaluate an Applicant's Use of New Technology

Function:

Duty:     

4.0   General Technical

4.8   General

Previous Task Analysis:

 

Difficulty:

Importance:

Frequency:

4

4

1

Criticality:

Time:

Job Aid:

Y

 

N

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

1260

 

 

 

 

 

S

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

P

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legal References :

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

49 USC 40113               Administrative

49 USC 44705               Air Carrier Operating Certificates

 

Purpose :

To evaluate an applicant's use of new technology

 

Significant Interfaces :

Operator

Manufacturer

Regional Office

Air Transportation Division, AFS-200

Flight Technologies and procedures Division, AFS-400

 

Procedural Guidance :

Pertinent 14 CFR Parts

Order 1380.51,              Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1,                Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

 

NOTE: Ensure you have 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.         Receive request to evaluate an applicant’s use of new technology

            1.1        Open PTRS record

                        K:         Order 1380.51

           

2.         Consider how the technology being introduced into the air carrier might affect the operations, maintenance, training programs, and systems.

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 10

 

3.         Consider whether the air carrier is changing the sophistication level of technology

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 10

 

4.         Consider the air carrier’s preparedness for the new or different technology

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 10

 

5.         Determine if the air carrier had access to the production or maintenance history of the new technology

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 10

 

6.         Consider the impact of new technology on the air carrier’s systems, sub-systems, and elements

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 10

 

7.         Determine if the carrier will be able to support these types of changes throughout their operation

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 10

 

8.         Consider the strength of the air carrier’s system controls

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 10

 

9.         Determine whether or not the carrier has adapted their system controls to meet the requirements of the new technology

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 10

 

10.        Consider the impact of not adapting their system controls on surveillance requirements

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 10

 

11.        Consider the air carrier’s performance history with regard to new technology

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 10

 

12.        If the carrier encountered problems with previous changes in technology, additional surveillance may be appropriate

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 10

 

            12.1      Close PTRS record

                        K:         Order 1380.51