Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)

MLF Label: 1.3.2 (AW) Manual Management (Released)
DCT Type: ED DCT
Specialty: Airworthiness
Peer Group: A - Part 121 Air Operators
DCT Revision: 9.0 on 09/13/2016 (Released)
Summary Information

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

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

 
   

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



NOTE: 


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



NOTE: 


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



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Process Measurement, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121") OR (FAR PART = "135") OR (FAR PART = "145") , Rev.  5.0  07/12/2016, QID: 00010622, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
4. Do the procedures specify a manual for the use and guidance of:
      #1 Ground operations; and
      #2 Management personnel?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121" ) , Rev.  2.0  05/28/2014, QID: 00001039, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 32 Sec 8; 121.133(a)
5. Do the procedures specify how the Operator's manual will be:
      #1 Prepared; and
      #2 Kept current?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121" ) , Rev.  3.0  04/06/2016, QID: 00001042, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 32 Sec 8; 121.133(a)
6. Does the manual include maintenance information and instructions acceptable to the Administrator?



NOTE: The manual may be prepared in whole or in part in a printed form or other form.


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121" ) , Rev.  1.0  09/20/2012, QID: 00001045, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 32 Sec 8; 121.133(b)
7. Does the manual include requirements that each person to whom a manual or appropriate parts of it are furnished must;
      #1 Keep it up-to-date with the changes and additions furnished; and
      #2 Have the manual or appropriate parts of it accessible when performing assigned duties?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121" ) , Rev.  2.0  05/08/2014, QID: 00001046, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 32 Sec 8; 121.137(b)
8. Do the procedures specify how the Operator will furnish copies of the manual or appropriate parts of the manual to:
      #1 FAA representatives?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121" ) , Rev.  2.0  05/08/2014, QID: 00001049, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 32 Sec 8; 121.137(a)
9. Do the procedures specify how the Operator will furnish changes and additions of the manual or appropriate parts of the manual to:
      #1 Maintenance personnel; and
      #2 FAA representatives?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121" ) , Rev.  3.0  07/22/2015, QID: 00001052, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Observable
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 32 Sec 8; 121.137(a)
10. Do the procedures specify how the manual may be provided in printed form or other form acceptable to the Administrator and that the manual must be retrievable in the English language?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121" ) , Rev.  1.0  09/20/2012, QID: 00001055, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 32 Sec 8; 121.137(c)
11. Do the procedures specify that the Operator will maintain one complete and current copy of each manual required by 121.133 at its principal base of operations?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121" ) , Rev.  1.0  09/20/2012, QID: 00001056, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 32 Sec 8; 121.133; 121.135(c)
12. Do the procedures specify that appropriate parts of the manuals are carried on airplanes conducting supplemental operations away from the principal base of operations?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((TYPE 119 OPERATION = "SUPPLEMENTAL") OR (TYPE 119 OPERATION = "DOMESTIC/FLAG AND SUPPLEMENTAL")) , Rev.  2.0  03/25/2016, QID: 00001057, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 32 Sec 8; 121.139(a)
13. Do the procedures specify that if the manual is not in printed form then suitable equipment must be on board to display the information in the English language?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((TYPE 119 OPERATION = "SUPPLEMENTAL") OR (TYPE 119 OPERATION = "DOMESTIC/FLAG AND SUPPLEMENTAL")) , Rev.  2.0  03/25/2016, QID: 00001058, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 32 Sec 8; 121.139(a)
14. Do the procedures specify that if able to perform all scheduled maintenance at specified stations where maintenance parts of the manual are kept, the Operator does not have to carry those parts of the manual aboard the aircraft?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((TYPE 119 OPERATION = "SUPPLEMENTAL") OR (TYPE 119 OPERATION = "DOMESTIC/FLAG AND SUPPLEMENTAL")) , Rev.  2.0  03/25/2016, QID: 00001059, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 32 Sec 8; 121.139(b)
15. Does the manual include the:
      #1 Inspection program; and
      #2 Program covering other maintenance, preventative maintenance, and alterations?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121" ) , Rev.  3.0  04/06/2016, QID: 00001060, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 32 Sec 8; 121.369(b)
16. Does the manual include the following sections:
      #1 Administrative policies and procedures;
      #2 Instructions covering administration, management, and accomplishment of the Maintenance Program;
      #3 Technical data that describe maintenance standards, methods, techniques, and procedures; and
      #4 Work Cards?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121" ) , Rev.  2.0  05/08/2014, QID: 00001063, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 43 Sec 1; AC-120-16
17. Do the appropriate parts of the manual include the following information for each group of maintenance personnel:
      #1 General policies;
      #2 Duties and responsibilities; and
      #3 References to the appropriate Federal Aviation Regulations?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121" ) , Rev.  2.0  05/08/2014, QID: 00001068, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 32 Sec 8; 121.135(b)
18. Does the manual include:
      #1 Instructions and information necessary to allow the personnel concerned to perform their duties and responsibilities with a high degree of safety;
      #2 A form that is easy to revise;
      #3 The date of the last revision on each page concerned; and
      #4 Content that is not contrary to applicable federal regulations?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121" ) , Rev.  2.0  05/08/2014, QID: 00001072, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 32 Sec 8; 121.135(a)
19. Does the manual include content that is not contrary to any applicable Federal regulation and, in the case of a flag or supplemental operation, any applicable foreign regulation, or the certificate holder's operations specifications or operating certificate?



NOTE: 


Safety Attribute: Procedures, Question Type: Output Validation, Scoping Attribute:  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( TYPE 119 OPERATION = "FLAG" OR "SUPPLEMENTAL" ) , Rev.  2.0  07/27/2016, QID: 00001077, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW), Status: Released
   Yes
   No
   Not Applicable
121.135(a)
20. Do procedures exist in enough detail to meet the regulatory and guidance requirements for this element to produce the intended results?



NOTE: 


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



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


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



NOTE: 


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


Response Details List EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released , 1.0)
1 Unclear procedure(s)
2 Conflicting procedure(s)
3 Used workaround(s)
4 Skipped process step(s)
5 Personnel failed to follow process (procedures, guidance, etc)
6 Procedures/guidance not available
7 Procedures/guidance not current
8 Inconsistent procedure(s)
9 Undocumented procedure(s)
10 Minor typographical error(s) (i.e. record entries)
11 Information missing
12 Communication failure(s)
13 Personnel failed to perform task
14 Process failed to meet desired outcome
15 Process oversight failure
16 Equipment/tools not available
17 Equipment/tools not adequate
18 Equipment/tools not calibrated
19 Facilities not adequate
20 Other
Response Details List N/O Response Detail (Released , 1.0)
1 Personnel (i.e. key certificate holder personnel not present/available)
2 Equipment (i.e. equipment not present/available/in serviceable condition)
3 Event did not occur (i.e. the drunk passenger did not show up for the flight...)
4 Time Constraints (i.e. resources/workload)
5 Weather (i.e. weather needed for observation not present or weather made observation impossible)
6 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