Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 1.2.1 (OP) Part 119 Required Personnel
DCT Type: ED DCT
Specialty: Operations
Peer Group: B - Part 135 (10 or More Seats)
DCT Revision: 7.0 on 09/20/17 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): To provide sufficient qualified management and operations personnel.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine if the CH will be able to; (1) Comply with regulations; (2) Provide sufficient qualified management and operations personnel.




Questions Answers References
  1.2.1 (OP) Part 119 Required Personnel
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 the qualifications, duties, responsibilities, and authority for the required 14 CFR Part 119 personnel?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

QID:
 00000899, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
119.69(e)
5   
Do the procedures include a general staffing policy for the required 14 CFR Part 119 personnel (or equivalent)?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

QID:
 00000900, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 32 Sec 4, 119.69(b), 119.69(c), 119.69(d), 119.69(e), 135.23(a)
6   
Do the procedures require the Operator to list and update the name and business address of the required 14 CFR Part 119 personnel?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

QID:
 00000901, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 32 Sec 4, 119.69(e), 135.23(a)
7   
Do the procedures direct company management to notify the FAA within 10 days of any vacancy or personnel changes in the required 14 CFR Part 119 positions?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) ,  Rev.  2  3/29/2014 7:16:01 AM, 

QID:
 00000902, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
119.69(e), 135.23(a)
8   
Do the procedures specify that individuals who serve as the required 14 CFR Part 119 personnel (or equivalent), must be qualified through training, experience, and expertise?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) ,  Rev.  2  3/29/2014 7:17:14 AM, 

QID:
 00000903, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
119.69(d)
9   
Do the procedures specify that individuals who serve as the required 14 CFR Part 119 personnel (or equivalent) must have a full understanding of the materials specified in 119.69(d)(2)?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

QID:
 00000904, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 32 Sec 4, 119.69(d)
10   
Do the procedures require that the Director of Operations and Chief Pilot be qualified for operations conducted under 14 CFR Part 135?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

QID:
 00000905, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
119.71(a), 119.71(b), 119.71(c), 119.71(d)
11   
Do the procedures specify that individuals who serve as the required 14 CFR Part 119 personnel (or equivalent) must discharge their duties to meet legal requirements and maintain safe operation?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

QID:
 00000906, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 28 Sec 1, 119.69(d)
12   
Do the procedures identify the Operator's management personnel per OpSpec A006 who are fulfilling 14 CFR Part 119 and 135 management positions?




NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

QID:
 00000907, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
A006
13   
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
14   
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
15   
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