Task:

M2.3.5 Inspect a 14 CFR Part 121/135/91K Operator’s Maintenance Facility

3/20/20

Function:

2.0 Surveillance Inspection

 

Duty:

2.3 Air Operator Surveillance

 

Sponsor:

Aircraft Maintenance Division

 

Job Series:

1825-Aviation Safety Inspector

 

Rating and Ranking:

Difficulty:                    High

Importance:                 Critical

Task Applicability:

PTRS Tracking:          3619    3640    3641    5619    5640    5641

SAS Elements:            System 4.0

Regulatory and/or Statutory Requirement(s)

49 U.S.C. § 40113      Administrative

49 U.S.C. § 44701      General Requirements

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

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

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

14 CFR Part 91           General Operating and Flight Rules, Subpart K

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

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

SFAR 36                     Operations Review Program Amendment No. 2A; Development of Major Repair Data

Relevant Guidance and Advisory Material (current editions):

Order 1380.51                         Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 2150.3                           Compliance and Enforcement Program

Order 8900.1                           Flight Standards Information System (FSIMS)

Order 8900.1, V6 C2 S26       Safety Assurance System: Inspect Program Manager/Operator’s Maintenance             Facility for Parts 91K, 121, and 135

AC 43.13                                 Inspection and Care of Electrical Systems

AC 43.13‑2                             Acceptable Methods, Techniques, and Practices- Aircraft Alterations

AC 65‑15                                Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics Airframe Handbook

AC 91‑32                                Safety in and Around Helicopters

AC 135‑10                              Approved Aircraft Inspection Program

Job Aid(s):

None

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           Prepare for the inspection.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 26

1.1.       Identify aircraft authorized for use.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 26, Par. 6-741
1.2.       Identify facilities.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 26, Par. 6-741
1.3.       Review regulatory requirements.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 26, Par. 6-742
1.4.       Determine coordination requirements.
K:          Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 26, Par. 6-742

2           Procedures for inspection.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 26, Par. 6-744

2.1.       Review Operator data to determine areas that may require focused attention.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 26, Par. 6-744A
2.2.       Inspect the maintenance organization.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 26, Par. 6-744B
2.3.       Inspect the inspection department.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 26, Par. 6-744C
2.4.       Inspect the maintenance facility.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 26, Par. 6-744D
2.5.       Inspect technical data.
K:             Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 26, Par. 6-744E
2.6.       Inspect aircraft records.
K:             Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 26, Par. 6-744F
2.7.       Inspect aircraft.
K:             Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 26, Par. 6-744G

3           Task outcomes.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 26, Par. 6-745

4           Future activities.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 2, Sec. 26, Par. 6-746