Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 4.6.1 (AW) Avionics Special Emphasis Programs DCT Type: ED DCT Specialty: Airworthiness Peer Group: A - Part 121 Air Operators DCT Revision: 23.0 on 09/19/19 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): To provide aircraft maintenance program standards for avionics special emphasis programs.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine if the CH will be able to; (1) Comply with regulations; (2) Provide aircraft maintenance program standards for avionics special emphasis programs.

The (AW) Avionics Special Emphasis Programs Element includes the following System(s) and Subsystem(s)

Questions Answers Comments
  4.6.1 (AW) Avionics Special Emphasis Programs
1   
Does the process design ensure the individual with responsibility provides both financial and human resources for the safety and quality performance of this element?


REFERENCES: 5.23(a), 5.25(a), 5.25(b), 5.25(c), 5.21

Safety Attribute: Management Responsibility,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:45 PM, 

QID:
 00051915, Response Details: Responsibility ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
2   
Is the person with authority clearly identifiable, qualified and knowledgeable to effectively plan, direct and control resources, change procedures and make key determinations including safety risk acceptance decisions for this element?


REFERENCES: 5.23(a), 5.23(b), 5.25(c)

Safety Attribute: Management Authority,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051916, Response Details: Authority ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
3   
Do process measurement(s) exist to evaluate the performance of this element and implement corrective action if necessary?


REFERENCES: 5.75, 5.71, 5.73

Safety Attribute: Process Measurement,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051917, Response Details: Process Measurement ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
4   
Do the certificate holder's CVR maintenance procedures, for airplanes with datalink communications equipment installed, specify that:

      #1 Audio must be recorded;
      #2 Audio must be intelligible;
      #3 Audio must be free from electrical noise or other interference;
      #4 CVR must retain at least the last 2 hours of recorded information using a recorder that meets the standards of TSO-C123a, or a later revision;
      #5 All datalink messages must be recorded; and
      #6 Recorded information must be retained for 60 days, or longer if requested by the Administrator or Board, in the event of an accident or NTSB reportable occurrence?

REFERENCES: 121.359(k)

NOTE: certificate holder and avionics installers should use the information contained in Information for certificate holders, InFO 16004, to ensure compliance with applicable regulations when considering DLC modifications

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "CVR INSTALLED" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "A056" ) ,  Rev.  5  6/25/2019 10:57:10 AM, 

QID:
 00006549, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
5   
Does the maintenance/inspection program include procedures to operationally test the CVR's acoustic beacon that are consistent with the beacon manufacturers recommended procedures and intervals?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 9

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (A/C EQUIPMENT = "CVR INSTALLED") ,  Rev.  3  1/5/2018 8:18:56 AM, 

QID:
 00006557, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
6   
Does the maintenance program include procedures for correcting any deficiencies found during a reasonableness check of the FDR data?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 8, AC-20-141

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00006558, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
7   
Does the maintenance program include procedures to perform a functional check of dedicated sensors to the DFDR system?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 8, AC-20-141

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00006559, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8   
Does the maintenance program include procedures to create and maintain a document that is used to convert FDR recorded values to corresponding engineering units or discrete states?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 8, AC-20-141, 121.344, 121.344a

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00006560, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
9   
Does the maintenance program describe a FDR correlation document that shows recorded data meets the sampling rate, range, resolution, and accuracy for each parameter listed in 14 CFR Part 121 Appendix B or M, as required?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 8, AC-20-141, 121.344, 121.344a

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00006561, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
10   
Does the maintenance program include procedures to maintain a record, for each airplane, that indicates if the flight data recorder parameters listed in 121.346(c) are filtered or not filtered?


REFERENCES: AC-20-141, 121.346

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00006562, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
11   
Does the maintenance program include FAA-approved procedures to accurately and repeatedly reconstruct the original sensor signal, for each airplane, of any filtered parameter listed in 121.346(c)?


REFERENCES: AC-20-141, 121.346

NOTE: This requirement is date specific.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00006563, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
12   
Do the procedures require the retention of:

      #1 A minimum of 25 hours of FDR recorded data; and
      #2 FDR data and recording media for 60 days in the event of an accident or NTSB reportable occurrence?

REFERENCES: 121.344, 121.344a

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/21/2014 10:37:30 PM, 

QID:
 00006564, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
13   
Do the procedures include an FDR:

      #1 Operational check;
      #2 Reasonableness check; and
      #3 System functional check?

REFERENCES: AC-20-141

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/21/2014 10:37:31 PM, 

QID:
 00006567, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
14   
Do the procedures address instructions for the continued airworthiness of the FDR system that include, as a minimum:

      #1 Data stream;
      #2 Dedicated sources;
      #3 Removal and replacement; and
      #4 Software?

REFERENCES: AC-20-141

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/21/2014 10:37:32 PM, 

QID:
 00006571, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
15   
Do the procedures require that following any installation or maintenance on an ATC transponder, where a data correspondence error could be introduced, that the integrated system be tested, inspected, and found to comply with 91.413(b)?


REFERENCES: 91.413(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00006576, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
16   
Do the procedures require that following any installation or maintenance on an ATC transponder, where a data correspondence error could be introduced, that the integrated system be tested, inspected, and found to comply with 14 CFR Part 43 Appendix E(c)?


REFERENCES: 43 Appendix E, 91.413(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00006577, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
17   
Do the LLM procedures specify that operations must only be conducted according to the LLM OpSpec?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:03 AM, 

QID:
 00006578, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
18   
Do the CAMP procedures specify that aircraft used for LLM operations are equipped with the required instruments and equipment (or FAA-approved equivalents) for that type of operation?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:04 AM, 

QID:
 00006579, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
19   
Do the FDR procedures specify requirements for identifying, recording, and storing data for rapid retrieval of the required parameters to ensure they:

      #1 Are within required accuracy ranges;
      #2 Are within required sampling rates; and
      #3 Have required resolutions?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 8, AC-20-141, 121.344, 121.344a, 121.343

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/21/2014 10:37:36 PM, 

QID:
 00006580, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
20   
Do the procedures specify that the LLM program must be followed when performing maintenance, preventive maintenance, and alterations on the certificate holder's aircraft, appliances, and parts?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:04 AM, 

QID:
 00006584, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
21   
Does the LLM training program include procedures to ensure that personnel who determine the adequacy of work done, including inspection personnel, are fully informed about procedures, techniques, and new equipment in use and are competent to perform their duties?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10, 121.375

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:04 AM, 

QID:
 00006585, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
22   
Do the CAMP procedures specify that the LLM program is approved by the FAA prior to IFR operations being conducted?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:04 AM, 

QID:
 00006586, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
23   
Do the procedures specify that maintenance personnel are familiar with the certificate holder's approved LLM program and their individual responsibilities in accomplishing that program?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:04 AM, 

QID:
 00006587, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
24   
Do the LLM maintenance program procedures specify the continued airworthiness relative to low visibility operations?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:04 AM, 

QID:
 00006588, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
25   
Do the procedures specify how to revise and update the LLM maintenance program?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:04 AM, 

QID:
 00006589, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
26   
Do the procedures require personnel currently assigned responsibility in the following roles to be identified, recorded, or designated:

      #1 Managing the program;
      #2 Performing the program;
      #3 Maintaining the program; or
      #4 Performing quality assurance for the program?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

NOTE: This includes identification of any contractor or subcontractor organization, or where applicable, their personnel.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:05 AM, 

QID:
 00006590, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
27   
Do the procedures specify the verification of the certification and configuration status of each aircraft brought into the LLM maintenance program?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

NOTE: Each aircraft should meet relevant criteria specified by the applicable aircraft manufacturer or avionics manufacturer for associated systems and equipment (e.g., Valid U.S. TC, appropriate STC records and compliance, assessment of status of any engineering orders, AD’s, service bulletins, or other compliance).

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:05 AM, 

QID:
 00006595, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
28   
Do the procedures specify the identification of modifications, additions, and changes which were made to qualify aircraft systems for LLM operations or minima if other than as specified in the:

      #1 AFM;
      #2 TC; or
      #3 STC?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:05 AM, 

QID:
 00006596, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
29   
Do the procedures specify the identification of maintenance requirements and log entries necessary to change LLM minima status?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:05 AM, 

QID:
 00006600, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
30   
Do the procedures specify the identification, monitoring, and reporting of lower minimum system and component discrepancies for the purpose of quality control and analysis?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:06 AM, 

QID:
 00006601, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
31   
Do the procedures specify that chronic and repetitive LLM system discrepancies are defined, monitored, and reported?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:06 AM, 

QID:
 00006602, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
32   
Do the procedures specify that aircraft remain out of lower minimum status until successful corrective action has been verified for chronic and repetitive discrepancies?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:06 AM, 

QID:
 00006603, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
33   
Do the procedures specify that the aircraft LLM system status:

      #1 Has a proper placard; and
      #2 Is clearly documented in the aircraft log book?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:07 AM, 

QID:
 00006604, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
34   
Do the procedures specify that the aircraft LLM system status is coordinated with:

      #1 Maintenance control;
      #2 Engineering;
      #3 Flight operations; and
      #4 Dispatch/Flight Followers?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:07 AM, 

QID:
 00006607, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
35   
Do the procedures ensure that a downgrade to an aircraft's low visibility capability status occurs when maintenance has been performed by persons other than those:

      #1 Trained;
      #2 Qualified; and
      #3 Authorized?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:07 AM, 

QID:
 00006612, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
36   
Do the procedures require systems ground checks and systems flight checks, as applicable, following periodic maintenance?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:08 AM, 

QID:
 00006616, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
37   
Do the LLM performance procedures require at least one satisfactory CAT II landing:

      #1 Operation within 6 months;
      #2 Satisfactory systems ground check within 6 months; or
      #3 Within a period as specified by the aircraft or avionics manufacturer for an aircraft to remain in CAT II status?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 6, AC-120-29

NOTE: Maintenance programs meeting requirements for and approved for CAT III typically are also considered acceptable for CAT II. Aircraft low visibility systems status, however, must be clearly identified for pilots, maintenance, and dispatch, when combined programs are used.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:08 AM, 

QID:
 00006617, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
38   
Do the LLM performance procedures require at least one satisfactory CAT III landing:

      #1 Operation within 30 days;
      #2 Satisfactory systems ground check within 30 days; or
      #3 Within another time period approved for the certificate holder?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 7, AC-120-28

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:16 AM, 

QID:
 00006621, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
39   
Do the procedures require initial and recurrent LLM training for maintenance personnel including:

      #1 Mechanics;
      #2 Maintenance controllers;
      #3 Avionics technicians;
      #4 Personnel performing maintenance inspection;
      #5 Personnel performing quality assurance; or
      #6 Engineering personnel?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10, 121.375

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:08 AM, 

QID:
 00006625, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
40   
Do the procedures specify that the recurrent LLM training is accomplished:

      #1 At least annually;
      #2 When a person has not been involved in the maintenance of the specified aircraft (e.g., greater than 6 months); or
      #3 When a person has not been involved in LLM systems for an extended period (e.g., greater than 6 months)?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10, 121.375

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:09 AM, 

QID:
 00006632, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
41   
Does the LLM program include systems training in the following subject areas:

      #1 Operational concepts;
      #2 Aircraft types and systems affected;
      #3 Aircraft variants and differences where applicable;
      #4 LLM procedures;
      #5 Manuals and technical reference availability and use; and
      #6 Processes, tools, or test equipment to be used?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10, 121.375

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:09 AM, 

QID:
 00006636, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
42   
Does the LLM program include systems training in the following subject areas:

      #1 Quality control;
      #2 Methods for testing and return to service and sign offs required;
      #3 MEL application;
      #4 General information for obtaining technical assistance when necessary;
      #5 Coordination with other parts of the organization (e.g., flight operations, dispatch); and
      #6 Other program requirements unique to the certificate holder or aircraft types or variants flown (e.g., human factors considerations, problem reporting)?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10, 121.375

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:02 AM, 

QID:
 00006643, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
43   
Does the LLM program include systems training for using outside vendors or vendor's parts that:

      #1 Ensures compatibility program requirements; and
      #2 Establishes measures to control and account for parts overall quality assurance?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10, 121.375

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:09 AM, 

QID:
 00006650, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
44   
Does the LLM program include systems training for:

      #1 Tracking and control of components that are "swapped" between systems for troubleshooting; and
      #2 Total system testing and removal of aircraft from lower minimum status when "swapping" for troubleshooting?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10, 121.375

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:09 AM, 

QID:
 00006653, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
45   
Does the LLM program include system training for assessment, tracking, and controlling the accomplishment of changes to components or systems pertinent to low visibility operations (e.g., AD's, service bulletins, engineering orders, and FAR requirements)?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10, 121.375

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:09 AM, 

QID:
 00006656, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
46   
Does the LLM program include system training for recording and reporting lower minimum operation(s) that are discontinued or interrupted because of system(s) malfunction?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10, 121.375

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:09 AM, 

QID:
 00006657, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
47   
Does the LLM program include systems training for the following items related to system and component software changes, updates, or periodic updates:

      #1 Installation;
      #2 Evaluation;
      #3 Control; and
      #4 Testing?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10, 121.375

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:10 AM, 

QID:
 00006658, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
48   
Does the LLM program include systems training for the MEL remarks section that identifies low visibility-related:

      #1 Systems and components;
      #2 Limitations; and
      #3 Requirements for upgrading or downgrading?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10, 121.375

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:10 AM, 

QID:
 00006663, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
49   
Does the LLM program include systems training for identifying and addressing performance assurance to include any necessary low visibility-related components and systems, such as:

      #1 Using "built-in test" features;
      #2 Identifying RIIs; and
      #3 Providing quality assurance?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10, 121.375

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:10 AM, 

QID:
 00006667, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
50   
Does the LLM program require that test equipment be periodically re-evaluated using a list of primary and secondary standards, which are traceable to the national standard or the manufacturer's calibration standards?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:11 AM, 

QID:
 00006671, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
51   
Does the LLM program include procedures to upgrade or downgrade system status for low visibility operations and to ensure that the following are aware of aircraft and system status:

      #1 Flight crews;
      #2 Maintenance department;
      #3 Inspection department;
      #4 Dispatch/Flight Followers; and
      #5 Other administrative personnel as necessary?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:11 AM, 

QID:
 00006672, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
52   
Does the LLM program specify procedures for contract facilities or personnel to follow the FAA-approved maintenance program when approving an aircraft for return to service?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:11 AM, 

QID:
 00006678, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
53   
Does the LLM program include procedures to conduct periodic flight guidance system and autoland system checks per the procedures recommended by the:

      #1 Airframe manufacturer;
      #2 Avionics manufacturer; or
      #3 Alternate procedure approved by the FAA?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 6, AC-120-29

NOTE: A reliable record such as a logbook entry or computer ACARS record showing satisfactory performance within the previous 6 months for CAT II.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:11 AM, 

QID:
 00006679, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
54   
Does the LLM program include procedures to conduct periodic flight guidance system and autoland system checks per the procedures recommended by the:

      #1 Airframe manufacturer;
      #2 Avionics manufacturer; or
      #3 Alternate procedure approved by the FAA?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 7, AC-120-28

NOTE: A reliable record such as a logbook entry or computer ACARS record showing satisfactory performance within the previous 30 days for CAT III.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "C061")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:19 AM, 

QID:
 00006683, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
55   
Does the LLM program include the following for flight guidance and autoland periodic assessments:

      #1 When and where flight guidance and autoland was satisfactory; and
      #2 A description of a remedial action if performance was not satisfactory?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:11 AM, 

QID:
 00006687, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
56   
Does the LLM program include procedures that incorporate the EFVS manufacturer's requirements into their maintenance program for the EFVS equipment and aircraft listed in Table 1 of this operations specification?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 5, C048

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "C048" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00006690, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
57   
Does the LLM program specify procedures to submit a monthly summary (for 1 year after LLM operations are authorized) to the responsible Flight Standards office that includes:

      #1 Total number of approaches tracked;
      #2 The number of satisfactory approached tracked;
      #3 Aircraft type;
      #4 System type; and
      #5 RVR (if known)?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  4  6/25/2019 10:57:07 AM, 

QID:
 00006691, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
58   
Does the LLM program specify procedures to submit a monthly summary (for 1 year after LLM operations are authorized) to the responsible Flight Standards office that includes:

      #1 Total number of unsatisfactory approaches; and
      #2 Reasons for unsatisfactory performance by category (e.g., poor system performance, aircraft equipment problem/failure, ground facility problem, ATS handling, lack of critical area protection, or other)?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  4  6/25/2019 10:57:07 AM, 

QID:
 00006697, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
59   
Does the LLM program specify procedures to submit a monthly summary (for 1 year after LLM operations are authorized) to the responsible Flight Standards office that includes the total number of unscheduled component removals for the related avionics systems?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  4  6/25/2019 10:57:06 AM, 

QID:
 00006700, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
60   
Does the LLM program specify procedures to submit a LLM reliability report, after the initial period, to the responsible Flight Standards office per the certificate holder's established reliability and reporting requirements?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  4  6/25/2019 10:57:06 AM, 

QID:
 00006701, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
61   
Does the LLM program include procedures to prevent modifications to systems and components that could adversely affect LLM operations when incorporating:

      #1 Software changes;
      #2 Service bulletins;
      #3 Hardware additions; or
      #4 Hardware modifications?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

NOTE: Changes to system components should be consistent with the aircraft manufacturer’s, avionics manufacturer’s, industry, or FAA-accepted criteria or processes.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:12 AM, 

QID:
 00006702, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
62   
Does the LLM program require that records are retained and include applicable records of contract maintenance organizations?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:12 AM, 

QID:
 00006707, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
63   
Does the LLM program include procedures to require contractors to have instructions for the coordination of LLM records?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:12 AM, 

QID:
 00006708, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
64   
Does the certificate holder's manual contain RVSM maintenance procedures to ensure conformance to the RVSM maintenance requirements?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 10 Sec 1, AC-91-85, D092, 91 Appendix G, 91.180

NOTE: The need for functional flight tests may be limited to repairs or modifications that are deemed to warrant such testing and may be accomplished through height-keeping performance.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (OPSPEC = "D092") ,  Rev.  4  3/14/2017 1:46:33 PM, 

QID:
 00006709, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
65   
Does the RVSM maintenance program include requirements that ensure RVSM avionics units:

      #1 Are manufactured to the same manufacturer specification and have the same part number; or
      #2 If of a different manufacturer or part number, the applicant demonstrates that the equipment provides equivalent system performance?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 10 Sec 1, AC-91-85, 91 Appendix G, 91.180

NOTE: This applies to aircraft within a group of aircraft, approved as a group by the Administrator.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ( (OPSPEC = "D092")) ,  Rev.  3  3/25/2016 9:09:06 AM, 

QID:
 00006726, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
66   
Do the procedures specify that installed TCAS equipment is compatible with RVSM operations?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 10 Sec 1, AC-91-85, 91 Appendix G, 91.180

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ( (OPSPEC = "D092")) ,  Rev.  3  3/25/2016 9:09:06 AM, 

QID:
 00006729, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
67   
Do the procedures ensure the certificate holder reports each event to the FAA when an aircraft has demonstrated any of the following altitude keeping performance errors:

      #1 Total vertical error of 300 feet or more;
      #2 Altimetry system error of 245 feet or more; or
      #3 Assigned altitude deviation of 300 feet or more?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 10 Sec 1, AC-91-85, 91 Appendix G, 91.180

NOTE: AC 91-85 recommends that the certificate holder should also report the performance error event to the FAA within 72 hours.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (OPSPEC = "B046") AND (OPSPEC = "D092") ,  Rev.  4  9/19/2019 1:38:45 PM, 

QID:
 00006730, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
68   
Does the RVSM maintenance program include the equipment and requirements identified in its OpSpecs?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 10 Sec 1, AC-91-85, 91 Appendix G, 91.180

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((OPSPEC = "B046") ) ,  Rev.  3  3/25/2016 9:09:05 AM, 

QID:
 00006736, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
69   
Does the manual include a requirement to comply with the operations specifications by incorporating the manufactures Aircraft Network Security Program (ANSP) and procedures that:

      #1 Include manufactures recommendations appropriate to its operations; and
      #2 Incorporates, within 30 days, the manufacturers revised security document?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 61 Sec 1, D301

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D301" ) ,  Rev.  4  5/20/2016 10:49:22 AM, 

QID:
 00006737, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
70   
Does the certificate holder ANSP protection procedures identify, assess, and mitigate security threats that include:

      #1 Ensuring security protection sufficient to prevent access by unauthorized sources external to the aircraft;
      #2 Preventing inadvertent or malicious changes to the aircraft network, including those caused by maintenance activity;
      #3 Ensuring that security threats specific to the certificate holders operations are identified and assessed, and that risk is mitigated to allow continued airworthiness of the aircraft; and
      #4 Preventing unauthorized access by sources onboard the aircraft, which includes identifying the system and components that are considered ASNP sensitive?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 61 Sec 1, D301

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D301" ) ,  Rev.  3  6/25/2019 10:57:08 AM, 

QID:
 00006740, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
71   
Does the certificate holders manual provide detailed instruction including:

      #1 Roles and responsibilities, including persons with authority and responsibility;
      #2 Training/qualifications;
      #3 Control of maintenance laptop access and use of wired and wireless service networks;
      #4 Controlling access to Loadable Software Airplane Part (LSAP) librarian resources;
      #5 Creating secure parts signing process and controlling access to private keys;
      #6 Control/monitor of physical access to aircraft;
      #7 Control of aircraft conformity to type design, as amended;
      #8 Provisions for parts pooling, parts borrowing and part exchanges; and
      #9 Event recognition, response and improvements?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 61 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D301" ) ,  Rev.  3  6/25/2019 10:57:09 AM, 

QID:
 00006745, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
72   
Does the maintenance program include inspections and procedures for EWIS?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 11 Sec 24, AC-120-102, 121.1111(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (MX PROGRAMS = "EWIS MAINTENANCE PROGRAM") ,  Rev.  6  6/25/2019 10:57:13 AM, 

QID:
 00007111, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
73   
Does the EWIS maintenance program include requirements that inspections and procedures are based upon:

      #1 The TC responsible Aircraft Certification Service office ICAs;
      #2 The STC FAA Oversight Office approved ICAs; or
      #3 The responsible Aircraft Certification Service office approved alteration ICAs?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 11 Sec 24, AC-120-102, 121.1111(c), 121.1111(d)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (MX PROGRAMS = "EWIS MAINTENANCE PROGRAM") ,  Rev.  6  6/25/2019 10:57:03 AM, 

QID:
 00007112, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
74   
Does the EWIS maintenance program include procedures for submitting its development and any subsequent revisions to the Principal Inspector for review and approval?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 11 Sec 24, AC-120-102, D097, 121.1111(e)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (MX PROGRAMS = "EWIS MAINTENANCE PROGRAM") ,  Rev.  6  6/25/2019 10:57:13 AM, 

QID:
 00007116, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
75   
Does the EWIS maintenance program include requirements to ensure inspection tasks and task intervals are incorporated into its:

      #1 Time limitations manual;
      #2 Aircraft maintenance manual;
      #3 Standard wiring practice manual;
      #4 Electrical standard practices manual;
      #5 Job task cards; and
      #6 Engineering orders or authorizations?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 11 Sec 24, AC-120-102

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (MX PROGRAMS = "EWIS MAINTENANCE PROGRAM") ,  Rev.  6  6/25/2019 10:57:13 AM, 

QID:
 00007117, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
76   
Do the procedures specify that the certificate holder proposed changes to the initial TC or STC holder inspection tasks and intervals require the certificate holder to:

      #1 Submit proposed changes along with supporting technical justification and data to the Principal Inspector; and
      #2 Receive approval from the responsible Aircraft Certification Service office and copy the Principal Inspector on the approval?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 11 Sec 24, AC-120-102

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (OPSPEC = "D072") AND (MX PROGRAMS = "EWIS MAINTENANCE PROGRAM") ,  Rev.  4  6/25/2019 10:57:02 AM, 

QID:
 00007124, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
77   
Does the EWIS maintenance program include requirements to ensure protection and caution instructions and information are incorporated into its:

      #1 Time limitations manual;
      #2 Aircraft maintenance manual;
      #3 Standard wiring practice manual;
      #4 Electrical standard practices manual;
      #5 Job task cards; and
      #6 Engineering orders or authorizations?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 11 Sec 24, AC-120-102

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (MX PROGRAMS = "EWIS MAINTENANCE PROGRAM") ,  Rev.  6  6/25/2019 10:57:15 AM, 

QID:
 00007134, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
78   
Do the procedures specify that certificate holder-developed protection and caution instructions and information that are different from TC and STC holder documents be approved by the responsible Aircraft Certification Service office?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 11 Sec 24, AC-120-102

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (MX PROGRAMS = "EWIS MAINTENANCE PROGRAM") ,  Rev.  4  6/25/2019 10:57:02 AM, 

QID:
 00007141, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
79   
Does the EWIS maintenance program include procedures that ensure protection and caution information and instructions:

      #1 Are on the job/task card; or
      #2 Reference the location in the aircraft maintenance manual, standard wiring practice manual, or electrical standard practices manual?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 11 Sec 24, AC-120-102

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (MX PROGRAMS = "EWIS MAINTENANCE PROGRAM") ,  Rev.  6  6/25/2019 10:57:15 AM, 

QID:
 00007142, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
80   
Does the EWIS maintenance program include requirements that certificate holder-developed STCs require the certificate holder to submit STC EWIS ICAs to the responsible Aircraft Certification Service office for approval?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 11 Sec 24, AC-120-102

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (MX PROGRAMS = "EWIS MAINTENANCE PROGRAM") ,  Rev.  6  6/25/2019 10:57:01 AM, 

QID:
 00007145, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
81   
Does the EWIS maintenance program include procedures to ensure separation and configuration control when performing repairs or alterations to the EWIS or fuel tank system wiring?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 11 Sec 24, AC-120-102

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (MX PROGRAMS = "EWIS MAINTENANCE PROGRAM") ,  Rev.  6  6/25/2019 10:57:15 AM, 

QID:
 00007146, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
82   
Does the EWIS maintenance program include procedures to assess, track, and incorporate EWIS ICA revisions into the maintenance program?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 11 Sec 24, AC-120-102

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (MX PROGRAMS = "EWIS MAINTENANCE PROGRAM") ,  Rev.  6  6/25/2019 10:57:15 AM, 

QID:
 00007147, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
83   
Do the procedures specify a "Protect and Clean as You Go" philosophy that stresses:

      #1 The importance of protective measures when working on or around wire bundles and connectors; and
      #2 The importance of protecting EWIS during structural repairs, STC installations, or other alterations by making sure that metal shavings, debris, and contamination resulting from such work are removed during work in progress and after completion?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 11 Sec 24, AC-120-102

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (MX PROGRAMS = "EWIS MAINTENANCE PROGRAM") ,  Rev.  6  6/25/2019 10:57:16 AM, 

QID:
 00007148, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
84   
Does the EWIS maintenance program include a training syllabus and curriculum for the following target groups:

      #1 Personnel performing EWIS maintenance;
      #2 Personnel performing maintenance inspections on EWIS;
      #3 Personnel performing electrical/avionic engineering on in-service aircraft;
      #4 Personnel performing general maintenance/inspections not involving wire maintenance;
      #5 Personnel performing other engineering or planning work on in-service aircraft;
      #6 Other service staff with duties in proximity to electrical wiring interconnection systems;
      #7 Flight deck crew; and
      #8 Cabin crew?

REFERENCES: AC-120-94

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (MX PROGRAMS = "EWIS MAINTENANCE PROGRAM") ,  Rev.  6  6/25/2019 10:57:17 AM, 

QID:
 00007151, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
85   
Does the EWIS training program include initial training content for:

      #1 Personnel performing EWIS maintenance; and
      #2 Personnel performing maintenance inspections on EWIS?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 11 Sec 24, AC-120-94

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (MX PROGRAMS = "EWIS MAINTENANCE PROGRAM") ,  Rev.  6  6/25/2019 10:57:17 AM, 

QID:
 00007160, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
86   
Does the EWIS training program include initial training content for:

      #1 Personnel performing electrical/avionic engineering on in-service aircraft;
      #2 Personnel performing general maintenance/inspections not involving wire maintenance;
      #3 Personnel performing other engineering or planning work on in-service aircraft;
      #4 Other service staff with duties in proximity to electrical wiring interconnection systems;
      #5 Flight deck crew; and
      #6 Cabin crew?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 11 Sec 24, AC-120-94

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (MX PROGRAMS = "EWIS MAINTENANCE PROGRAM") ,  Rev.  6  6/25/2019 10:57:17 AM, 

QID:
 00007163, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
87   
Do the procedures address the continued airworthiness of the EFB system?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 15 Sec 1, A061, AC-120-76

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A061") ,  Rev.  1  5/7/2015 3:35:23 PM, 

QID:
 00048748, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
88   
Does the maintenance program include procedures to operationally test the FDR's acoustic beacon that are consistent with the beacon manufacturers recommended procedures and intervals?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 9

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED") ,  Rev.  1  9/12/2016 3:15:21 PM, 

QID:
 00050405, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
89   
Does the manual include a requirement to notify the responsible Flight Standards office within 5 days of subsequent changes to their data security manager?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 61 Sec 1, AC-119-1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (OPSPEC = "D301") ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2019 10:57:08 AM, 

QID:
 00051153, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
90   
Do procedures exist in enough detail to meet the regulatory and guidance requirements for this element to produce the intended results?


Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  1  3/13/2018 11:30:19 AM, 

QID:
 00051912, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
91   
Does the certificate holders manual contain procedures to perform ADS-B periodic maintenance and inspections?


REFERENCES: AC-20-165

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2019 10:57:03 AM, 

QID:
 00052625, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
92   
Does the certificate holders manual have procedures to ensure that transponders which meet ADS-B functionality, met the requirements of 91.215, 91.217, and 91.413?


REFERENCES: AC-20-165

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2019 10:57:04 AM, 

QID:
 00052626, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
93   
Does the certificate holder have procedures to accomplish a functional check of the ADS-B system?


REFERENCES: AC-20-165

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2019 10:57:04 AM, 

QID:
 00052627, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
94   
Does the certificate holder have procedures to ensure design changes to interfacing components to ADS-B are compatible and that ICA's have been updated?


REFERENCES: AC-20-165

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2019 10:57:04 AM, 

QID:
 00052628, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
95   
Did the certificate holder establish procedures to ensure ADS-B equipment installation met the requirements of 91.227?


REFERENCES: AC-20-165, 91.227

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2019 10:57:04 AM, 

QID:
 00052629, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
96   
Do controls exist within this element that ensure risks are reduced to an acceptable level?


REFERENCES: 5.51, 5.53, 5.55

Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:45 PM, 

QID:
 00051913, Response Details: Controls ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
97   
Does the certificate holder have a method to evaluate the impact of changes on related processes (interfaces) for this element?


Safety Attribute: Interfaces,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:45 PM, 

QID:
 00051914, Response Details: Interfaces ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
98   
Does the process design require that individuals understand their safety role and how it contributes to the safety performance of this element?


REFERENCES: 5.23(a), 5.91, 5.93

Safety Attribute: Safety Ownership,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

QID:
 00051918, Response Details: Safety Ownership ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No


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, 2.0)
1 Not applicable or authorized for the certificate holder or applicant
2 Other
Response Details List  Controls ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Failure to identify hazards or ineffective risk controls
2 Failure to develop and maintain risk controls
3 Failure to effectively mitigate risk before applying risk controls
4 Risk controls ineffective
5 Unclear risk controls
6 Failure to assess risk for a new system
7 Failure to assess risk when revising an existing system
8 Failure to assess risk when developing operational procedures
9 Failure to maintain records of outputs of risk control assessments
10 Other
Response Details List  Interfaces ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Internal communication failure(s)
2 External communication failure(s)
3 Lack of interfaces
4 Inconsistent interfaces
5 Poor coordination between departments and employees
6 Failure of interfaces between processes or procedures
7 Other
Response Details List  Responsibility ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Failed to provide financial resources
2 Failed to provide sufficient human resources
3 Individual not clearly identified
4 Failure to ensure safety of process
5 Failure to oversee operations conducted under the certificate
6 Failed to ensure quality performance of process
7 Process oversight failure
8 Communication failure(s)
9 Other
Response Details List  Authority ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Process oversight failure
2 Unacceptable safety risk acceptance
3 Ineffective planning of resources
4 Ineffective use of resources
5 Ineffective control of resources
6 Failure to implement safety risk processes
7 Process owner not clearly identified
8 Unqualified
9 Other
Response Details List  Process Measurement ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Inadequate monitoring of operations processes
2 Ineffective evaluations of processes or systems
3 Undocumented or insufficient investigations
4 Failure to conduct audits
5 Ineffective audits
6 Failure to detect changes in the operational environment
7 Personnel failed to perform/follow process (procedures, guidance, etc.)
8 Process failed to meet desired outcome
9 Process oversight failure
10 Other
Response Details List  Safety Ownership ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 3.0)
1 Unaware of or ineffective safety policies or processes
2 Unaware of or ineffective safety related reporting tools
3 Unclear safety policy
4 Ineffective safety related training
5 Lack of safety culture
6 Unclear safety objectives
7 Other