Task:

O2.3.104 Inspect a 14 CFR Part 137 Dispensing Operation Including Congested Area Operations

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Function: 2.0 Surveillance/Inspection

Duty:        2.3 Air Operator Surveillance

Previous Task Analysis:

1995 Hughes and Allen Corporation

 

Difficulty:          2

Importance:      3

Frequency:        3

Criticality:   Y

Time:

Job Aid:       Y

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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 conducting dispensing operations in compliance with applicable regulations and approved procedures.

Significant Interfaces:

Operator

Flight Standards District Office (FSDO)

Certificate Holding District Office (CHDO)

Procedural Guidance (current editions):

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                   Certification Process for Agricultural Aircraft Operators

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

Forms:

FAA Form 8000-36   PTRS Transmittal Form

1           Determine the need for inspection.

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

             Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 6, Sec. 4

1.1.        Open PTRS record.
K:         Order 1380.51

2           Schedule the inspection.

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

             Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 6, Sec. 4

2.1.        Coordinate with airworthiness unit, as applicable.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 6, Sec. 2
Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 6, Sec. 4

3           Review operator file.

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

             Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 6, Sec. 4

4           Review operator’s congested area plan (CAP), if applicable.

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

5           Follow job aids during the inspection.

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

6           Observe and evaluate the airman/operator during the dispensing operation.

K:         14 CFR Part 137

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

             Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 6, Sec. 4

             AC 137-1

7           Determine results of the inspections.

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

             Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 6, Sec. 4

8           Debrief the operator.

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

9           Document the inspection.

9.1.        Issue letter to operator confirming unsatisfactory inspection results.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 6, Sec. 2
Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 6, Sec. 4
9.2.        File inspection results in the district office file.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 6, Sec. 2
Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 6, Sec. 4
9.3.        Notify the CHDO.
K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 6, Sec. 2
Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 6, Sec. 4

10         If a regulatory violation is suspected, perform Compliance Action Decision Process (CADP) procedure.

K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 14, Chap. 1, Sec. 2

11         Close PTRS record.

K:         Order 1380.51