Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)

MLF Label: 1.2.2 (OP) Manual Management (Released)
DCT Type: ED DCT
Specialty: Operations
Peer Group: A - Part 121 Air Operators
DCT Revision: 7.0 on 07/13/2016 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): To provide manuals required by operations personnel to perform their duties.

Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine if the CH will be able to; (1) Comply with regulations; (2) Provide manuals required by operations personnel to perform their duties.

 
   

Questions Answers References
1.2.2 (OP) Manual Management
1. Is the individual with responsibility clearly identifiable and required to have the knowledge and qualifications necessary to plan, organize, direct and control activities for this element?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Management Responsibility, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121") OR (FAR PART = "135") OR (FAR PART = "145") , Rev.  5.0  07/12/2016, QID: 00010624, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
2. Is the individual with authority clearly identifiable, and required to have the knowledge and qualifications necessary to direct, control, or change procedures, and make key decisions, such as safety risk acceptance, associated with this element?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Management Authority, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121") OR (FAR PART = "135") OR (FAR PART = "145") , Rev.  5.0  07/12/2016, QID: 00010630, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
3. Are there process measurements that provide for the continuous monitoring and measuring of safety performance related to this element, to identify deficiencies or hazards?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Process Measurement, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121") OR (FAR PART = "135") OR (FAR PART = "145") , Rev.  5.0  07/12/2016, QID: 00010622, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
4. Do the procedures specify that manuals will:
      #1 Be kept up-to-date with the changes and additions furnished;
      #2 Provide consistent instructions, information; and
      #3 Be distributed and available to personnel when they perform their assigned duties?



NOTE: Manuals or appropriate sections of the manual must be retrievable in the English language.


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121" ) , Rev.  3.0  09/24/2015, QID: 00000908, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
121.133(a); 121.135(b); 121.137
5. Do the procedures require that current copies of the manuals (with all changes and additions) be provided and distributed to:
      #1 FAA representatives;
      #2 Crewmembers; and
      #3 Other appropriate ground operations and maintenance personnel?



NOTE: The appropriate parts of manuals must be available to ground or flight personnel. If manuals are not in printed form, suitable equipment must be on board the aircraft to display the manual content in English.


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121" ) , Rev.  3.0  09/24/2015, QID: 00000912, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
121.137(a)
6. Do the procedures specify that appropriate parts of the manuals must be carried on airplanes conducting supplemental operations away from the principal base of operations?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((TYPE 119 OPERATION = "SUPPLEMENTAL") OR (TYPE 119 OPERATION = "DOMESTIC/FLAG AND SUPPLEMENTAL")) , Rev.  3.0  03/25/2016, QID: 00000916, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
121.139(a)
7. Do the procedures specify that manuals must be in a form that is easy to revise?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121" ) , Rev.  2.0  09/24/2015, QID: 00000917, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
121.135(a)
8. Do the procedures ensure that the date of last revision is on each page of the manual?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121" ) , Rev.  2.0  09/24/2015, QID: 00000918, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
121.135(a)
9. Do the procedures specify that the Operator will maintain current copies of the manuals (with all changes and additions to approved Airplane Flight Manuals) for each type of airplane the company operates and will keep one copy of the Operator's manual at the principal base of operations?



NOTE: Non-transport category airplanes certificated before January 1, 1965 do not have to comply with this requirement.


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121" ) , Rev.  2.0  09/24/2015, QID: 00000919, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
121.135(c); 121.141(a)
10. Do the procedures require that each airplane carry either the manual required by 121.133 or an approved airplane manual?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121" ) , Rev.  2.0  09/24/2015, QID: 00000920, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
121.133; 121.141(b)
11. Do procedures exist in enough detail to meet the regulatory and guidance requirements for this element to produce the intended results?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121") OR (FAR PART = "135") OR (FAR PART = "145") , Rev.  5.0  07/12/2016, QID: 00010595, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
12. Do controls exist to ensure processes associated with this element achieve the intended results?



NOTE: Controls associated with this element may include, but are not limited to, hardware, software, special procedures or procedural steps, checklists, or supervisory practices.


Safety Attribute: Controls, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "145") OR (FAR PART = "121") OR (FAR PART = "135") , Rev.  4.0  07/12/2016, QID: 00010681, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
13. Does the certificate holder have a method to evaluate the impact of changes on related processes (interfaces) for this element?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Interfaces, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121") OR (FAR PART = "135") OR (FAR PART = "145") , Rev.  5.0  07/12/2016, QID: 00010623, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable


Response Details List EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released , 1.0)
1 Unclear procedure(s)
2 Conflicting procedure(s)
3 Used workaround(s)
4 Skipped process step(s)
5 Personnel failed to follow process (procedures, guidance, etc)
6 Procedures/guidance not available
7 Procedures/guidance not current
8 Inconsistent procedure(s)
9 Undocumented procedure(s)
10 Minor typographical error(s) (i.e. record entries)
11 Information missing
12 Communication failure(s)
13 Personnel failed to perform task
14 Process failed to meet desired outcome
15 Process oversight failure
16 Equipment/tools not available
17 Equipment/tools not adequate
18 Equipment/tools not calibrated
19 Facilities not adequate
20 Other
Response Details List N/A Response Detail (Released , 1.0)
1 Operator not authorized by OpSpecs
2 Equipment not equipped/authorized
3 Not applicable due to exemption, deviation, or exception
4 Not authorized by regulation
5 Not authorized by Order
6 Not authorized by Notice
7 Not authorized/recommended by Advisory Circular
8 Not authorized by Policy Letter, Legal Interpretation, or other guidance
9 Other