Task:

O2.3.103 Conduct a Ramp Inspection of a 14 CFR Part 137 Operator's Aircraft

Function:

Duty:

2.0 Surveillance/Inspection

2.3 Air Operator Surveillance

Previous Task Analysis:

1995 Hughes and Allen Corporation

Difficulty:

2

Criticality:

Y

Importance:

3

Time:

 

Frequency:

3

Job Aid:

Y

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

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Legal References:

49 U.S.C. 40104, Promotion of Civil Aeronautics and Safety of Air Commerce

49 U.S.C. 40113, Administrative

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

49 U.S.C. 44709, Amendments, Modifications, Suspensions, and Revocations of Certificates

Purpose:

To determine if a 14 CFR Part 137 operator is in compliance with applicable regulations and approved procedures

Significant Interfaces:

Operator

Flight Standards District Office (FSDO)

Certificate Holding District Office (CHDO)

Procedural Guidance:

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

14 CFR Part 91, General Operating and Flight Rules

14 CFR Part 137, Agricultural Aircraft Operations

Order 1380.51, Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1, Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

AC 137-1(as amended), Agricultural Aircraft Operations

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

Forms:

FAA Form 8000-36, PTRS Data Sheet

1.            Determine the need for inspection

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 4
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 6, Sec. 2

1.1    Open PTRS record

K: Order 1380.51

2.            Inspect airman documents

K: 14 CFR Part 61
K: 14 CFR Part 91
K: 14 CFR Part 137
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 4
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 6, Sec. 2
K: AC 137-1

3.            Observe and evaluate the airman in the performance of duties

K: 14 CFR Part 137
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 4
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 6, Sec. 2
K: AC 137-1

4.            Inspect aircraft documents

K: 14 CFR Part 137
K: AC 137-1

4.1    Certificate of airworthiness

K: 14 CFR Part 137
K: AC 137-1

4.2    Registration Certificate

K: 14 CFR Part 137

4.3    Agricultural aircraft operator certificate

K: 14 CFR Part 137

5.            Inspect aircraft

K: 14 CFR Part 137
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 4
K: AC 137-1

6.            Determine results of the inspection

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 4
K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 6, Sec. 2

6.1    Issue an aircraft condition notice, if required

K: Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 1, Sec. 4

7.            Debrief the operator

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

8.            Document the inspection

8.1    File inspection in the district office file

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

8.2    Notify the CHDO

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

8.3    Close PTRS record

K: Order 1380.51