Task:

M3.3.1 Evaluate a 14 CFR Part 121/125/129/135 Operatorís Category II/III Landing Minimum Maintenance/Inspection Program/Revision

3/30/20

Function:

3.0 Certification

 

Duty:

3.3 Air Operator Certification

 

Sponsor:

Aircraft Maintenance Division

 

Job Series:

1825-Aviation Safety Inspector

 

Rating and Ranking:

Difficulty:                   High

Importance:                Critical

Task Applicability:

PTRS Tracking:         5303     5435     5436     5437     5438     5439

SAS Elements:           4.6.1

Regulatory and/or Statutory Requirement(s):

49 U.S.C. § 40113         Administrative

49 U.S.C. § 44701         General Requirements

49 U.S.C. § 44702         Issuance of Certificates

49 U.S.C. § 44704         Type Certificates, Production Certificates, Airworthiness Certificates, and Design and    Production Organization Certificates

49 U.S.C. § 44705         Air Carrier Operating Certificates

49 U.S.C. § 44713         Inspection and Maintenance

14 CFR Part 23              Airworthiness Standards: Normal Category Airplanes

14 CFR Part 25              Airworthiness Standards: Transport Category Airplanes

14 CFR Part 61              Certification: Pilots, Flight Instructors, and Ground Instructors

14 CFR Part 91              General Operating and Flight Rules

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

14 CFR Part 129            Operations: Foreign Air Carriers and Foreign Operators of U.S.-Registered Aircraft    Engaged in Common Carriage

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

Relevant Guidance and Advisory Material (current editions):

Order 1380.51                           Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1, V4 C2 S10         Safety Assurance System: Maintenance/Inspection Programs for Low Approach               and Landing Minimums

AC 120‑118                              Criteria for Approval/Authorization of All Weather Operations (AWO) for               Takeoff, Landing, and Rollout

Job Aid(s):

AWO Avionics Job Aid:

https://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/avs/offices/afx/afs/afs400/afs410/policy_guidance/

Prerequisite Specialized Training:

None

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           Receive operator's application for Category II or Category III program/revision approval.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 2, Sec. 10

             AC 120‑118

1.1.       Open PTRS record (Non-SAS Operator).
K:         Order 1380.51
             Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 2, Sec. 10, Par. 4-416A
1.2.       SAS Element 4.6.1 (AW), Avionics Special Emphasis Programs (SAS Operator).
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 2, Sec. 10, Par. 4-416B
1.3.       Obtain a copy of the AWO Avionics Job Aid.
K:         AWO Avionics Job Aid at:
https://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/avs/offices/afx/afs/afs400/afs410/policy_guidance/

2           Coordinate application with Principal Operations Inspector, AircraftMaintenance Division, Avionics Branch and the Flight Technologies and Procedures Division.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 2, Sec. 10

3           Review the maintenance/inspection program. Review the applicantís maintenance/inspection program to ensure that it contains control and accountability.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 2, Sec. 10, Par. 4-434A

             AC 120‑118, Par. 7-2

4           Review the existing maintenance/inspection programs.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 2, Sec. 10, Par. 4-434B

             AC 120‑118, Par. 7-2

4.1.       Review the operator's procedures for maintenance period extensions.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 2, Sec. 10, Par. 4-431

5           Review the functional flight checks.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 2, Sec. 10, Par. 4-434C

6           Evaluate the supporting data.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 2, Sec. 10, Par. 4-434D

6.1.       Review documents showing the aircraft is certified for AWO.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 2, Sec. 10, Par. 4-434D
             AC 120‑118, Par. 7-2b(3)
             TCDS
             STC

7           Review the MEL to ensure LLM is included.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 2, Sec. 10, Par. 4-434E

8           Review the personnel training requirements.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 2, Sec. 10, Par. 4-434F

             AC 120‑118, Par. 7-3

8.1.       Initial and recurrent training program for operator personnel.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 2, Sec. 10, Par. 4-434F1)
             AC 120‑118, Par. 7-3
8.2.       Training for contract personnel.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 2, Sec. 10, Par. 4-434F2)
             AC 120‑118, Par. 7-3
8.3.       Awareness training for personnel not performing maintenance.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 2, Sec. 10, Par. 4-434F3)
             AC 120‑118, Par. 7-3b(2)

9           Complete the task.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 2, Sec. 10, Par. 4-435C

9.1.       Complete the PTRS Record (Non-SAS Operator).
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 2, Sec. 10, Par. 4-435A
             Order 1380.51
9.2.       Follow SAS guidance for Modules 4 and 5.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 2, Sec. 10, Par. 4-435B
9.3.       Plan future surveillance activities.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 4, Chap. 2, Sec. 10, Par. 4-436