Task:

M2.3.29 Monitor an Operator's Refueling Procedures

10/20/21

Function:      2.0 Surveillance/Inspection

Duty:             2.3 Air Operator Surveillance

Previous Task Analysis:

1995 Hughes Task # 2.3.29, 2.3.51 and 2.3.83

1985 Allen Corp Task # 1.1.17

Difficulty:           3

Importance:       4

Frequency:         2

Criticality:    Y

Time:

Job Aid:        N

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Legal References:

49 U.S.C. § 40113      Administrative

49 U.S.C. § 44701      General Requirements

49 U.S.C. § 44714      Aviation Fuel Standards

Purpose:

To inspect an operator's refueling procedures/facility compliance with regulations and industry standards.

Significant Interfaces:

Operator

Flight Standards District Office

Procedural Guidance (current editions):

14 CFR Part 121         Operating Requirements: Domestic, Flag, and Supplemental Operations

14 CFR Part 125         Certification and Operations: Airplanes Having a Seating Capacity of 20 or More Passengers or a Maximum Payload Capacity of 6,000 Pounds or More; and Rules Governing Persons on Board Such Aircraft

14 CFR Part 135         Operating Requirements: Commuter and On Demand Operations and Rules Governing Persons on Board Such Aircraft

49 CFR Part 173         Shippers-General Requirements for Shipments and Packagings

Order 1380.51             Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1               Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

AC 00-34                    Aircraft Ground Handling and Servicing

AC 20-24                    Approval of Propulsion Fuels, Additives, and Lubricating Oils

AC 20-43                    Aircraft Fuel Control

AC 150/5210-5           Painting, Marking, and Lighting of Vehicles Used on an Airport

AC 150/5230-4           Aircraft Fuel Storage, Handling, and Dispensing on Airports

NOTE: Ensure you have the most current information. The Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS) may be used to obtain current guidance.

Job Task Performance Steps and Knowledge:

1           Initiate inspection of refueling procedures.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21

             AC 150/5230-4

1.1.       Open PTRS record.
K:         Order 1380.51
Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21
1.2.       Coordinate inspection with the responsible Flight Standards office.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21

2           Review operator's refueling manual.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21

             AC 150/5230-4

3           Inspect certificate holder's refueling facilities and operations.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21

             AC 150/5230-4

             AC 150/5230-4, Appendix 6

3.1.       Inspect fuel farm storage area.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21
AC 150/5230-4
3.2.       Inspect fueling equipment.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21
AC 150/5230-4
3.3.       Inspect fuel filters/filter separators.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21
AC 150/5230-4
3.4.       Inspect hoses, nozzles and outflow connectors.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21
AC 150/5230-4
3.5.       Ensure that electrical equipment is of an approved type and design.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21
AC 150/5230-4
3.6.       Inspect equipment grounding and bonding.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21
AC 150/5230-4
3.7.       Inspect fuel tenders and fueling pits.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21
AC 150/5230-4

4           Inspect training records.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 2, Chap. 2, Sec. 5

             Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21

             AC 00-34

             AC 150/5230-4

5           Inspect quality control and recordkeeping procedures.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21

             AC 150/5230-4, Appendix 6

6           Observe aircraft refueling operations.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21

             AC 150/5230-4

7           Analyze results of inspection.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21

7.1.       If deficiencies are found, discuss corrective actions with operator.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21
7.2.       Send letter informing operator of inspection results.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21

8           Document task.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21

8.1.       File all supporting paperwork in operatorís office file.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21
8.2.       Close PTRS record.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21

9           Future activities.

9.1.       Conduct normal surveillance.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 21