2.0 Surveillance Inspection
2.3 Air Operator Surveillance
Aircraft Maintenance Division
1825-Aviation Safety Inspector
Rating and Ranking:
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
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
Order 2150.3 Compliance and Enforcement
Flight Standards Information System (FSIMS)
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
Acceptable Methods, Techniques, and Practices- Aircraft Alterations
Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics Airframe Handbook
Safety in and Around Helicopters
Approved Aircraft Inspection Program
Prerequisite Specialized Training:
NOTE: Ensure you have the most current information. The Flight
Standards Information Management System (FSIMS) may be used to obtain current
Job Task Performance Steps and Knowledge:
1 Prepare for the inspection.
1.1. Identify aircraft authorized for use.
1.2. Identify facilities.
1.3. Review regulatory requirements.
1.4. Determine coordination requirements.
2 Procedures for inspection.
2.1. Review Operator data to determine areas that may require focused attention.
2.2. Inspect the maintenance organization.
2.3. Inspect the inspection department.
2.4. Inspect the maintenance facility.
2.5. Inspect technical data.
2.6. Inspect aircraft records.
2.7. Inspect aircraft.
3 Task outcomes.
4 Future activities.