Task:

M2.5.17 Conduct a Detailed Process/Task Inspection

Function:

Duty:

2.0 Surveillance/Inspection

2.5 General Surveillance

Previous Task Analysis:

Difficulty:

Importance:

Frequency:

4

5

6

Criticality:

Time:

Job Aid:

Y

 

N

PTRS Tracking

 

Specialty

3651

 

 

 

 

 

S

O

M

E

F

A

C

T

5651

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

P

 

 

P

 

 

Legal References:

49 USC 40113             Administrative

49 USC 44701             General Requirements

49 USC 44705             Air Carrier Operating Certificates

49 USC 44707             Examining and Rating Air Agencies

49 USC 44713             Inspection and Maintenance

Purpose:

To conduct a detailed process/task inspection by analyzing the data, material and parts used in the repair, overhaul and inspection process by air agencies and air operators

Significant Interfaces:

Operator

Flight Standards District Office

Procedural Guidance (current editions):

14 CFR Part 43              Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Rebuilding, and Alteration

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

14 CFR Part 145            Repair Stations

Order 1380.51               Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1                 Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

Operations Specifications

Applicable Process Specifications

Applicable Maintenance Manuals

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

1          Initiate detailed process/task inspection

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 2

1.1       Open PTRS record
K:        Order 1380.51
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 2

2          Prepare for the inspection

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 2

2.1       Identify process/task to be inspected
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 2
2.2        Identify documents that will ensure use of approved/accepted data, materials, tools, etc.
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 2
2.3       Become familiar with the process and procedures before conducting the inspection; coordinate with other offices, as necessary
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 2
2.4       Inform appropriate personnel as to process/task that will be observed
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 2
2.5       Verify inspection criteria to be used
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 2

3          Perform the inspection

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 2

4          Analyze results of inspection

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 2

4.1       If discrepancies are found, advise operator/agency
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 2
4.2       Evaluate corrective actions
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 2
4.3       If results are unsatisfactory, initiate enforcement as necessary
K:        Order 2150.3
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 2

5          Document task

K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 2

5.1       If applicable, file all supporting paperwork in operator's office file
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 2
5.2       Close PTRS record
K:        Order 1380.51
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 2

6          Future activities

6.1       Conduct normal surveillance
K:        Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 11, Sec. 2