Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 1.1.4 (AW) Reliability Program
DCT Type: ED DCT
Specialty: Airworthiness
Peer Group: E - Part 135 (HAA)
DCT Revision: 2.0 on 07/06/17 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): To develop a reliability program that through analysis and corrective actions improves aircraft, powerplant and system reliability.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine if the CH will be able to; (1) Comply with regulations; (2) Develop a reliability program that through analysis and corrective actions improves aircraft, powerplant and system reliability.




Questions Answers References
  1.1.4 (AW) Reliability Program
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 "135" OR "145") ,  Rev.  5  6/22/2017 11:00:49 AM, 

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 "135" OR "145") ,  Rev.  5  6/22/2017 11:00:49 AM, 

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 "135" OR "145") ,  Rev.  5  6/22/2017 11:00:49 AM, 

QID:
 00010622, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
4   
Do the procedures specify that the authority to use the provisions of OpSpec D074 applies only to aircraft identified in the table?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" ) ,  Rev.  2  3/29/2014 7:26:29 AM, 

QID:
 00000624, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 6, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, D074
5   
Do the procedures specify that the authority to use the provisions of OpSpec D075 applies only to airframe, powerplant, systems, or individually selected items identified in the table?




NOTE: Operators authorized OpSpec D075 must be issued OpSpec D088.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D075" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D088" ) ,  Rev.  2  3/29/2014 7:26:29 AM, 

QID:
 00000625, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1, D075, D088
6   
Does the reliability program include:

      # Procedures for determining maintenance intervals and tasks; and
      # Standards used for determining maintenance intervals and tasks?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D088" ) ,  Rev.  4  7/6/2017 2:02:15 PM, 

QID:
 00000626, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1, D074, D075, D088, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 64 Sec 1
7   
Does the reliability program identify aircraft and aircraft related systems, including appliances and components time limitations, which require:

      # Overhaul;
      # Inspections; or
      # Checks?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/7/2014 1:21:59 PM, 

QID:
 00000629, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, D074
8   
Does the reliability program authorized by OpSpec D075 identify the airframe, powerplant, systems, or individually selected items that are reliability controlled by using an:

      # Asterisk (*); or
      # Other identifier or document referenced in the time limitations section of OpSpec D088?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D075" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D088" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/7/2014 1:21:59 PM, 

QID:
 00000633, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
D075, D088
9   
Do the procedures specify that if the reliability program document is cancelled the Operator must:

      # Re-establish maintenance and overhaul time limits; and
      # Submit the re-established time limits to the FAA for approval?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/7/2014 1:21:59 PM, 

QID:
 00000636, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
D074, D075
10   
Do the procedures specify that the authority to use the provisions of OpSpec D088 applies only to aircraft listed in the table?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D075" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D088" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00000639, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
D075, D088
11   
Do the procedures specify that each change to an item not controlled by the reliability program authorized by OpSpec D075 must be FAA-approved?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D075" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D088" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00000640, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
D088
12   
Do the procedures authorize the use of the provisions of the contractual agreement listed in the OpSpec D077 table for the maintenance of the aircraft listed according to the contractor's approved continuous maintenance program?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D077" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00000641, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
D077
13   
Do the procedures specify that maintenance intervals and assigned tasks for the reliability program be controlled by the program listed in the OpSpec D077 table?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D077" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/6/2017 2:02:16 PM, 

QID:
 00000642, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
D077, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 64 Sec 1
14   
Does the reliability program include the:

      # Administration requirements of these contractual agreements; and
      # Related policies and procedures which pertain to the control of maintenance interval limits?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D077" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/6/2017 2:02:17 PM, 

QID:
 00000643, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
D077, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 64 Sec 1
15   
Do the procedures specify that contractors will provide a current copy (and future revisions) of their maintenance program identified in the agreement to the Operator?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D077" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00000646, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
D077
16   
Do the procedures allow the Operator to use a contractor's reliability program according to the provisions in the listed contractual agreements of the OpSpec?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D079" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D088" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00000647, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
D079, D088
17   
Do the procedures specify that the Operator's aircraft may be included in the contractor's fleet for the reliability program identified in the table?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D079" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D088" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00000648, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
D079, D088
18   
Do the procedures specify that maintenance intervals and assignment of maintenance tasks will be controlled by the contractor's program listed in the table of its OpSpec?




NOTE: Operators authorized OpSpec D079 will be automatically issued OpSpec D088.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D079" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D088" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/6/2017 2:02:17 PM, 

QID:
 00000649, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
D079, D088, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 64 Sec 1
19   
Do the procedures specify that the authorization for contractual arrangements must be re-evaluated by the FAA, if any of the following conditions are found:

      # The Operator's contractual arrangements are canceled or altered;
      # The contractor's reliability program is canceled;
      # The contractor ceases to operate that specific make and model of aircraft or engine;
      # The contractor should cease to provide the contracted service for any reason;
      # The contractor's operating certificate is amended, suspended, revoked, or otherwise terminated; or
      # A change in either the Operator's or contractor's operational environment adversely affects operational data?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D079" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D088" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/7/2014 1:21:59 PM, 

QID:
 00000650, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
D079, D088
20   
Does the reliability program include control system procedures which address:

      # Data collection;
      # Data analysis;
      # Corrective action;
      # Performance standards;
      # Data display and report;
      # Maintenance interval adjustment and process change; and
      # Program revision?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/6/2017 2:02:18 PM, 

QID:
 00000657, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
AC-120-17, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 64 Sec 1
21   
Does the alert type reliability program report summarizing the previous month's activity include:

      # All aircraft systems controlled by the program in sufficient depth to enable the FAA and other recipients to evaluate the effectiveness of the maintenance program;
      # Highlight systems which exceeded the established performance standards and summary of action taken or planned;
      # Explanations of changes which have been made or are planned in the aircraft maintenance program, including changes in maintenance and inspection intervals and changes from one maintenance process to another;
      # Discussions of previous over-alert conditions carried forward from previous reports, and
      # Progress report of corrective action programs?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  4  7/6/2017 2:02:19 PM, 

QID:
 00000665, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
AC-120-17, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 64 Sec 1
22   
Does the non-alert type reliability program report consolidate or summarize significant reports and include the following information:

      # Mechanical Interruption Summary;
      # Service Difficult Reports;
      # Listing of all maintenance process and interval assignments (Master Specification)?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/6/2017 2:02:19 PM, 

QID:
 00000671, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
AC-120-17, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 64 Sec 1
23   
Does the non-alert type reliability program report consolidate or summarize significant reports and include the following information:

      # Daily Repetitive Item Listing (sorted by aircraft);
      # Monthly Component Premature Removal (including removal rate);
      # Monthly Engine Shutdown and Removal;
      # Quarterly Engine Reliability Analysis;
      # Engine Threshold Adjustment;
      # Worksheets for maintenance process; and
      # Interval changes (not provided to FAA, but FAA approves process changes)?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/6/2017 2:02:20 PM, 

QID:
 00000675, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
AC-120-17, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 64 Sec 1
24   
Does the reliability program include procedures for adjustment of the maintenance interval?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/6/2017 2:02:21 PM, 

QID:
 00000683, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
AC-120-17, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 64 Sec 1
25   
Does the reliability program specify:

      # Components, systems, or complete aircraft controlled by the program;
      # Individual systems and/or components are identified by A4A Specification 100;
      # A list of all components controlled by the program included as an appendix to the program document or included by reference (e.g., time limits, manuals, or computer report); and
      # The portion of the maintenance program controlled by the reliability program (e.g., overhaul and/or inspection, check periods)?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/7/2014 1:38:39 PM, 

QID:
 00000684, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
26   
Does the reliability program include:

      # A description of its organizational structure;
      # Committee membership, if appropriate; and
      # Meeting frequency?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/7/2014 1:38:39 PM, 

QID:
 00000689, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
27   
Does the reliability program include an organizational chart that identifies:

      # The relationships among organizational elements responsible for administering the program;
      # The two organizational elements responsible for approving changes to maintenance controls; and
      # The duties and responsibilities for initiating maintenance program revisions?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/7/2014 1:38:40 PM, 

QID:
 00000693, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
28   
Do the reliability program procedures include:

      # The method of exchanging information among organizational elements;
      # Activities and responsibilities of each organizational element and/or reliability control committee for enforcing policy and ensuring corrective action; and
      # Delegation of authority to each organizational element for enforcing policy?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/7/2014 1:38:40 PM, 

QID:
 00000697, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
29   
Do the procedures include a full description of the data collection system for the aircraft, component, and/or systems to be controlled by the reliability program?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00000701, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
30   
Do the reliability program procedures specify which samples of data will be collected?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00000702, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
31   
Do the procedures for a contracted reliability program specify the required data to be collected and sent to the contractor according to the contractual arrangement?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D079" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00000703, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
32   
Does the required data for a contracted reliability program include corrective actions as well as shop repair records for work performed away from the contractor's facility?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00000704, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
33   
Do the reliability program procedures specify:

      # The flow of information;
      # Sources of information;
      # The steps of data development from source to analysis; and
      # Organizational responsibilities for each step of data development?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/7/2014 1:38:40 PM, 

QID:
 00000705, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
34   
Does the reliability document include a graphic portrayal of program operations that is a closed loop and identifies:

      # Source data;
      # Data collection; and
      # Analysis?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  2  3/29/2014 7:17:57 AM, 

QID:
 00000710, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1
35   
Does the reliability program include the following in the data analysis system:

      # One or more of the action types appropriate to the level of reliability or trend experienced;
      # The effects on maintenance controls such as overhaul time, inspection and check periods, and overhaul and/or inspection procedures;
      # Procedures for evaluating critical failures as they occur;
      # Documentation used to support and initiate changes to the maintenance program, including modifications, special inspections, or fleet campaigns;
      # A corrective action program that shows the results of corrective actions in a reasonable period of time; and
      # A description of statistical techniques used to determine operating reliability levels?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/7/2014 1:38:40 PM, 

QID:
 00000714, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
36   
Does the reliability program include procedures for one of the following for each aircraft system and/or component controlled by the program:

      # Initial performance standards defining the area of acceptable reliability; and
      # Methods, data, and a schedule to establish the performance standard?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/7/2014 1:38:40 PM, 

QID:
 00000721, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
37   
Do the reliability procedures document performance standards that are:

      # Responsive;
      # Sensitive to the level of reliability experienced; and
      # Stable without being fixed?



NOTE: The standard should not be so high that abnormal variations would not cause an alert or so low that it is constantly exceeded in spite of the best known corrective action measures.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/7/2014 1:38:40 PM, 

QID:
 00000724, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1
38   
Do the procedures specify the organizational elements responsible for monitoring and revising the performance standard as well as when and how to revise the standard?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00000728, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
39   
Does the reliability program define all significant terms, acronyms, and abbreviations used?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00000729, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
40   
Does the reliability program include:

      # A description of reports, charts, and graphs used to document operational experience; and
      # The status of corrective action programs including all corrective action programs implemented since the last reporting period?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/7/2014 1:38:40 PM, 

QID:
 00000730, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
41   
Does the reliability program include displays containing:

      # The essential information for each aircraft, aircraft system, and component controlled by the program;
      # Identification by the appropriate A4A Specification 100 system code number;
      # Performance trends;
      # The current month's performance;
      # A minimum of 12 months experience data; and
      # Reliability performance standards ("alert" values)?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/7/2014 3:55:39 PM, 

QID:
 00000733, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
42   
Do the procedures specify how to escalate systems or components whose current performance exceeds control limits?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  2  3/29/2014 7:17:57 AM, 

QID:
 00000740, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1
43   
Do the reliability program procedures prohibit the maintenance interval adjustment of any CMR items?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/6/2017 2:02:21 PM, 

QID:
 00000741, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 64 Sec 1
44   
Do the procedures specify that the Operator may not use its reliability program as a basis for adjusting the repeat interval for its corrosion prevention and control program?




NOTE: The Operator may use the reliability program for recording data for later submission to the FAA to help substantiate repeat interval changes.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00000742, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1
45   
Do the procedures specify how to notify the CHDO when changes to the reliability program are made?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00000743, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
46   
Do the reliability program procedures:

      # Include a periodic review to determine that the established performance standard is still realistic;
      # Specify how to distribute approved revisions; and
      # Reference the manual and specify the overhaul and inspection periods, work content, and other maintenance program activities controlled by the program?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  2  3/29/2014 7:23:32 AM, 

QID:
 00000744, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1
47   
Does the reliability program identify and isolate areas which require FAA approval for program revision, to include:

      # Reliability measurement;
      # Changes involving performance standards;
      # Data collection system;
      # Data analysis methods and application to maintenance program;
      # Adding or deleting components or systems;
      # Adding or deleting aircraft types; and
      # Any procedural or organizational change concerning program administration?



NOTE: If the Operator proposes that the FAA approve all revisions to the program document, isolation of those areas requiring FAA approval is not required.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/7/2014 3:55:39 PM, 

QID:
 00000748, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
AC-120-17, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
48   
Does the reliability document include:

      # Procedures for maintenance control changes to the reliability program; and
      # Who is responsible for preparing substantiation reports to justify maintenance control changes?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/7/2014 4:01:13 PM, 

QID:
 00000756, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
49   
Do the reliability program procedures specify:

      # How to make maintenance control changes;
      # All maintenance program activities controlled by the program;
      # How to amend OpSpecs, as required;
      # How to ensure maintenance interval adjustments are not interfering with ongoing corrective actions; and
      # How to generate corrective action of critical failures?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" OR "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/6/2017 2:02:21 PM, 

QID:
 00000759, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 40 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 64 Sec 1
50   
Does the contracted reliability program include requirements to determine that the Operator's and the contractor's equipment, utilization, flight cycle length, and environment are compatible?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00000765, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
51   
Do the contracted reliability program data analysis system procedures specify:

      # Procedures to inform the Operator of changes to maintenance controls;
      # Data analysis that considers the past experience of both the contractor and the Operator; and
      # An adequate, timely flow of information between the contractor and the Operator?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/7/2014 4:01:13 PM, 

QID:
 00000766, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
52   
Does the contracted reliability program include procedures for:

      # Performing corrective action through the person responsible;
      # Notifying persons responsible for taking corrective action;
      # Informing the contractor when corrective action changes were made and the extent of those changes; and
      # Following up to ensure corrective actions taken are effective?



NOTE: A corrective action is effective if the out-of-limit condition is brought back to an acceptable level of performance.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/7/2014 4:01:13 PM, 

QID:
 00000770, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
53   
Does the contracted reliability program include requirements for the contractor to provide the Operator with reports that reflect performance experience and corrective action status?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00000775, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
54   
Does the reliability program contract accomplish the following:

      # Identify the participating parties;
      # Identify all applicable equipment;
      # Define the responsibilities of both contracting parties; and
      # Support the responsibilities of the contractor specified in the reliability program?



NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D077" OR "D079" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/7/2014 4:01:13 PM, 

QID:
 00000776, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 41 Sec 1
55   
Does the reliability program ensure personnel are qualified to perform duties?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D074" OR "D075" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00000781, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
AC-120-17, 119.69(d)
56   
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 "135" OR "145") ,  Rev.  5  6/22/2017 11:00:49 AM, 

QID:
 00010595, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
57   
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 = "121" OR "135" OR "145") ,  Rev.  4  6/22/2017 11:00:49 AM, 

QID:
 00010681, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
58   
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 "135" OR "145") ,  Rev.  5  6/22/2017 11:00:49 AM, 

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