Task:

O2.3.60 Conduct a 14 CFR Part 133 Ramp Inspection

5/29/2019

Function:  2.0 Surveillance/Inspection

Duty:        2.3 Air Operator Surveillance

 

Previous Task Analysis:

1995 Hughes and Allen Corporation

Difficulty:           3

Importance:       3

Frequency:         2

Criticality:          Y

Time:

Job Aid:             Y

PTRS Tracking

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Legal References:

49 USC 40104           Promotion of Civil Aeronautics and Safety of Air Commerce

49 USC 40113           Administrative

49 USC 44709           Amendments, Modifications, Suspensions, and Revocations of Certificates

49 USC 44713           Inspection and Maintenance

49 USC 46101           Complaints and Investigations

Purpose:

To determine whether an operator continues to comply with 14 Code of Federal Regulation, to deter violations, and to identify and correct operational deficiencies in the interest of safety.

Significant Interfaces:

Operator

Flight Standards District Office (FSDO)

Procedural Guidance (current editions):

14 CFR Part  1            Definitions and Abbreviations

14 CFR Part 27          Airworthiness Standards: Normal Category Rotorcraft

14 CFR Part 29          Airworthiness Standards: Transport Category Rotorcraft

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

14 CFR Part 91          General Operating and Flight Rules

14 CFR Part 133        Rotorcraft External Load Operations

Order 1380.51            Program Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 8900.1              Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

AC 133-1                   Rotorcraft External-Load Operations in Accordance with 14 CFR Part 133

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 Transmittal Form

1          Pre-inspection activities.

K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2

1.1       Open PTRS record.
            K:      Order 1380.51
            K:      Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2
1.2       Review FSDO file.
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2

2          Document review.

K:       14 CFR Part 133, Subpart B

K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2

2.1       Inspect pilot’s certificates and endorsements.
            K:       14 CFR Part 61, Subpart A
            K:       14 CFR Part 133, Subpart B
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2
2.2       Inspect aircraft documents.
            K:       14 CFR Part 133, Subpart B
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2
2.3       Inspect other pertinent documents.
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2

3          Examine rotorcraft and equipment.

K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2

3.1       Verify correct weight and balance.
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2
3.2       Check placards, cabin, cockpit, exterior, attaching means, release mechanisms, and winch operation.
            K:       14 CFR Part 91, Subpart A
            K:       14 CFR Part 133, Subpart D
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2
3.3       Check the cockpit.
            K:       14 CFR Part 133, Subpart D
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2
3.4       Check communication equipment.
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2
3.5       Check attaching means for proper securities.
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2
3.6       Check operation of winch.
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2
3.7       Check harness for security and wear.
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2
3.8       Conduct general “walk around” aircraft inspection.
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2

4          Surveillance of ground crew.

K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2

5          Satisfactory inspection.

K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2

5.1       Debrief pilot.
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2
5.2       Debrief operator.
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2
5.3       Place copy of job aid in FSDO file.
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2
5.4       Provide a copy of the job aid / correspondence to operator’s Certificate Holder District Office (CHDO), if applicable.
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2

6          Unsatisfactory inspection.

K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2

6.1       Advise pilot of areas of unsatisfactory performance or discrepancies.
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2
6.2       Document discrepancies.
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2
6.3       Inform operator of discrepancies verbally and in writing.
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2
6.4       Determine if compliance action investigation is appropriate.
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 14, Chap. 1, Sec. 2
6.5       Send copy of inspection results to operator’s CHDO, if applicable.
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2
6.6       Schedule follow-up surveillance and/or increase frequency of surveillance.
            K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2

7          Close PTRS record.

K:      Order 1380.51

K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 6, Chap. 5, Sec. 2