Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 5.2.2 (OP) Carry-On Baggage DCT Type: ED DCT Specialty: Operations Peer Group: D - Part 135 (9 or Less Seats/Single Pilot) DCT Revision: 15.0 on 12/29/20 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): WITH A011: For certificate holders with OpSpec A011 authorization, to comply with the 121.589 requirements of the approved carry-on baggage program or no-carry-on baggage program and the baggage weight requirements specified and authorized in OpSpecs A096, or A097, and/or A098, and/or A099. ****************************************************** WITHOUT A011: For certificate holders without OpSpec A011 authorization, to comply with the 135.87 carry-on baggage and other articles of baggage requirements on board the aircraft and the baggage weight requirements specified and authorized in OpSpecs A096, or A097, and/or A098, and/or A099.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine if the certificate holder: (1) Meets regulatory requirements; (2) Complies with the approved 121.589 carry-on baggage program or no-carry-on baggage program, or the 135.87 carry-on baggage requirements and procedures for those without A011 authorization; and (3) All articles of baggage are stowed in a manner that supports safe and reliable operations.

The (OP) Carry-On Baggage Element includes the following System(s) and Subsystem(s)

Questions Answers Comments
  5.2.2 (OP) Carry-On Baggage
1   
Does the process design ensure the individual with responsibility provides both financial and human resources for the safety and quality performance of this element?


REFERENCES: AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3

Safety Attribute: Management Responsibility,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

QID:
 00051929, Response Details: Responsibility ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
2   
Does the process design ensure the individual with responsibility provides both financial and human resources for the safety and quality performance of this element?


Safety Attribute: Management Responsibility,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051943, Response Details: Responsibility ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
3   
Is the person with authority clearly identifiable, qualified and knowledgeable to effectively plan, direct and control resources, change procedures and make key determinations including safety risk acceptance decisions for this element?


REFERENCES: AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3

Safety Attribute: Management Authority,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051930, Response Details: Authority ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
4   
Is the person with authority clearly identifiable, qualified and knowledgeable to effectively plan, direct and control resources, change procedures and make key determinations including safety risk acceptance decisions for this element?


Safety Attribute: Management Authority,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051944, Response Details: Authority ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
5   
Do process measurement(s) exist to evaluate the performance of this element and implement corrective action if necessary?


REFERENCES: AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3

Safety Attribute: Process Measurement,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051931, Response Details: Process Measurement ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
6   
Do process measurement(s) exist to evaluate the performance of this element and implement corrective action if necessary?


Safety Attribute: Process Measurement,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051945, Response Details: Process Measurement ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
7   
Do the procedures prohibit the carriage of carry-on baggage in or on any aircraft unless:

      #1 It is carried in an approved cargo rack, bin, or compartment installed on the aircraft; and
      #2 It is secured by an approved means?

REFERENCES: 135.87(a), 135.87(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND NOT (OPSPEC = "A011") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  5  9/29/2020 9:49:13 AM, 

QID:
 00009555, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8   
Do the procedures require each passenger seat under which baggage is stowed to be fitted with a means to prevent articles of baggage stowed under it from sliding forward or sideward into the aisle?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, 135.87(d)

NOTE:  Under-seat baggage restraints must be able to withstand crash impacts that are severe enough to induce the ultimate inertia forces specified in the emergency landing condition regulations under which the airplane was type certificated.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND NOT (OPSPEC = "A011") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  4  9/29/2020 9:49:14 AM, 

QID:
 00009564, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
9   
Do the procedures prohibit all entry doors from being closed unless at least one required crewmember has verified that each carry-on item is properly stowed?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, AC-121-29

NOTE:  A designated crewmember should be required to verify the proper stowage of all carry-on items.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND NOT (OPSPEC = "A011") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  4  9/29/2020 9:49:13 AM, 

QID:
 00009566, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
10   
Do the carry-on baggage procedures ensure consistency with the requirements of the certificate holder's aircraft weight and balance control program?


REFERENCES: AC-120-27, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, AC-121-29

NOTE:  The carry-on baggage procedures must comply with the certificate holder’s operations specifications requirements of A096, or A097, and/or A098, and/or A099. Refer to N 8900.551 for template information and certificate holder’s operations specifications for guidance and authorization.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND NOT (OPSPEC = "A011") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  5  9/29/2020 9:49:14 AM, 

QID:
 00009569, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
11   
Do the carry-on baggage procedures specify the number and size of carry-on bags and personal items allowed onboard the aircraft?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, AC-121-29

NOTE:  The Aviation and Transportation Security Act, Section 122, Sense of the Congress states “the Federal Aviation Administration should maintain its current restriction on carry-on baggage of one bag and one personal item.” The TSA Web site has information as to items that are permitted and prohibited in carry-on baggage as well as provides examples of what constitutes a personal item. The TSA Web site is www.tsa.gov.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND NOT (OPSPEC = "A011") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  4  9/29/2020 9:49:24 AM, 

QID:
 00009570, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
12   
Do the carry-on procedures specify:

      #1 How passengers, and any persons carried under part 135.85, will be prevented from bringing on board baggage that, for any reason, cannot be stowed properly;
      #2 Procedures for scanning at facilities and locations other than those owned or ordinarily used;
      #3 The duties of personnel responsible for the scanning;
      #4 How to provide information about the procedures for accommodating special baggage prior to the flight and about the types of materials that they should not carry in their carry-on baggage, such as HAZMAT;
      #5 The number or size of items specified in the carry-on baggage program, if applicable; and
      #6 The total space of the approved stowage areas available on an aircraft?

REFERENCES: AC-120-27, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, A011, AC-121-29

NOTE: This question applies to persons carried in passenger-carrying operations and/or to persons carried in all-cargo operations.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFIGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  5  7/7/2017 1:34:54 PM, 

QID:
 00009572, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
13   
Do the procedures ensure that all carry-on items are stowed so they do not hinder the use of any emergency equipment?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, AC-121-29

NOTE:  Nothing should be stowed in front of or directly on top of emergency equipment that could interfere with its use.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND NOT (OPSPEC = "A011") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  4  9/29/2020 9:49:24 AM, 

QID:
 00009579, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
14   
Do the procedures ensure that carry-on baggage and/or personal items removed from the cabin and placed in the cargo compartment are properly accounted for and comply with the baggage weight requirements specified in the certificate holder’s weight and balance control program?


REFERENCES: AC-120-27, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, AC-121-29

NOTE:  The carry-on baggage calculations must comply with the certificate holder’s Operations Specification requirements of A096, or A097, and/or A098, and/or A099.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  5  9/29/2020 9:49:26 AM, 

QID:
 00009581, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
15   
Does the certificate holder provide a description of the types of carry-on baggage articles allowed, including personal items and assistive devices?


REFERENCES: AC-120-27, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, AC-121-29

NOTE:  Reference Sec 382.121 (a) and (b) requirements pertaining to assistive devices.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND NOT (OPSPEC = "A011") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  4  9/29/2020 9:49:25 AM, 

QID:
 00009583, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
16   
Do the procedures specify that food and beverage items brought on board by passengers and/or persons carried under Sec 135.85 must be stowed?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6

NOTE:  Food and beverage items brought on board for personal consumption are considered carry-on baggage articles that are exempt from the carry-on baggage count.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") ,  Rev.  5  9/29/2020 9:49:27 AM, 

QID:
 00009584, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
17   
Do procedures exist in enough detail to meet the regulatory and guidance requirements for this element to produce the intended results?


Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

QID:
 00051926, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
18   
Do procedures exist in enough detail to meet the regulatory and guidance requirements for this element to produce the intended results?


Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:47 PM, 

QID:
 00051940, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
19   
Do the procedures require all carry-on items to be properly stowed and secured in the cabin for takeoff and landing and located in a position that:

      #1 Is restrained to prevent movement during turbulence;
      #2 Is packaged or covered to avoid possible injury to occupants;
      #3 Does not impose any load on the seats or on the floor structure that exceeds limitations for those components; and
      #4 Is not carried directly above seated occupants?

REFERENCES: 135.87(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND NOT (OPSPEC = "A011") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:13 AM, 

QID:
 00056339, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
20   
Do the procedures require all carry-on items to be properly stowed and secured in the cabin for takeoff and landing and located in a position that does not:

      #1 Obstruct the access to, or use of, any required emergency or regular exit;
      #2 Obstruct the use of the aisle between the crew and the passenger compartment; and
      #3 Obscure any passenger's view of the “seat belt” sign, “no smoking” sign, or any required exit sign, unless an auxiliary sign or other approved means for proper notification of the passengers is provided?

REFERENCES: 135.87(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND NOT (OPSPEC = "A011") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:13 AM, 

QID:
 00056344, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
21   
Do the procedures prohibit stowage of carry-on baggage articles in lavatories, if equipped?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND NOT (OPSPEC = "A011") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:24 AM, 

QID:
 00056348, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
22   
Do the procedures specify how the certificate holder intends to ensure proper stowage of carry-on baggage in overhead bins, including the following:

      #1 Carry-on articles must fit securely in the bin;
      #2 The bins can be closed and latched without using force;
      #3 There is little or no chance of articles falling out of bins when opened; and
      #4 Combination of articles within each bin do not exceed the placarded weight limitation of the bin?

REFERENCES: AC-121-29

NOTE:  Each baggage and cargo compartment must be placarded to state any limitations on contents, including weight restrictions.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND NOT (OPSPEC = "A011") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:25 AM, 

QID:
 00056349, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
23   
Do the procedures specify that a passenger, or persons carried under Sec 135.85, may carry or operate a portable oxygen concentrator (POC) for personal use on board an aircraft during all phases of flight if the POC satisfies all requirements of Sec 135.91(f)?


REFERENCES: AC-120-95, 135.91(f)

NOTE:  A POC and the additional batteries required to power the POC during flight are exempt from the carry-on baggage count. Reference Sec 382.121 for requirements pertaining to assistive devices. The certificate holder must permit passengers with a disability to carry POC into aircraft cabin, provided it can be stowed properly and is consistent with FAA, PHMSA, TSA or applicable foreign government regulations concerning security, safety, and hazardous materials with respect to stowage of carry-on items.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (A/C EQUIPMENT = "PORTABLE OXYGEN CONCENTRATORS") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:27 AM, 

QID:
 00056357, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
24   
Do the procedures specify how the certificate holder will determine proper stowage of each article of baggage prior to landing?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6

NOTE:  This applies to certificate holders with or without flight attendant(s).

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:28 AM, 

QID:
 00056358, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
25   
Does the certificate holder provide training to appropriate ground personnel and to all crewmembers regarding its carry-on baggage requirements?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 23 Sec 3, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 23 Sec 5, 135.329(a), AC-121-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:29 AM, 

QID:
 00056359, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
26   
Does the certificate holder provide training to flight attendants on the procedures developed to handle carry-on baggage during an emergency, teach the procedures to flight attendants as part of their training program, and practice the procedures during evacuation drills?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 23 Sec 4, 135.329(a), AC-121-29

NOTE:  Procedures should take into consideration the hazards of carry-on baggage piling up in front of an exit or the flight deck door, throwing it down the slide on top of other passengers, or having a battle with a passenger that may be more detrimental to the rapid egress than allowing the passenger to take it with him/her.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") AND (CREWMEMBERS = "FLIGHT ATTENDANTS") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:29 AM, 

QID:
 00056360, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
27   
For certificate holders who do not allow carry-on baggage, do the procedures include a description of the types of articles that the certificate holder may allow, such as assistive devices and/or personal items?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, AC-121-29

NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND NOT (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") AND NOT (OPSPEC = "A011") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:29 AM, 

QID:
 00056361, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
28   
For certificate holders who do not allow carry-on baggage, do the procedures specify the personnel responsible for preventing passengers from bringing articles of baggage on board that, for any reason, cannot be stowed properly?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, AC-121-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND NOT (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") AND NOT (OPSPEC = "A011") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:30 AM, 

QID:
 00056362, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
29   
Do the procedures require the scanning of each passenger’s carry-on baggage prior to boarding to control the size and amount carried on the airplane in accordance with the approved carry-on baggage program in the certificate holder’s operations specifications?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, A011, 121.589(a)

NOTE:  The Carry-on Baggage Program should specify the operational areas where scanning takes place and the procedures for scanning carry-on baggage and personal items.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") AND (OPSPEC = "A011") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:22 AM, 

QID:
 00056379, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
30   
Do the procedures specify the number and size of carry-on bags and personal items that are permitted in the cabin; and, prohibit passengers, including persons carried under 135.85, from boarding an aircraft if his/her carry-on baggage exceeds the baggage allowance in the certificate holder’s carry-on baggage program?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, A011, 121.589(a)

NOTE:  The Aviation and Transportation Security Act, Section 122, Sense of the Congress states “the Federal Aviation Administration should maintain its current restriction on carry-on baggage of one bag and one personal item.” The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) website (www.tsa.gov) has information about items that are permitted and prohibited in carry-on baggage, as well as provides examples of what constitutes a personal item..

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") AND (OPSPEC = "A011") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:22 AM, 

QID:
 00056380, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
31   
Do the procedures prohibit the closure of all airplane passenger entry doors in preparation for taxi or pushback unless at least one required crewmember has verified that each article of baggage is stowed in accordance with existing regulations?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, A011, 121.589(b)

NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") AND (OPSPEC = "A011") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:22 AM, 

QID:
 00056381, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
32   
Do the procedures prohibit baggage, other than articles of loose clothing, from being placed in an overhead rack unless that rack is equipped with approved restraining devices or doors?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, A011, 121.589(d)

NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") AND (OPSPEC = "A011") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:22 AM, 

QID:
 00056382, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
33   
Do the procedures require each passenger seat, under which baggage is allowed to be stowed, to be fitted with a means to prevent articles of baggage under it from sliding forward and each aisle seat fitted with a means to prevent articles of baggage from sliding sideward into the aisle?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, A011, 121.589(f)

NOTE:  Under-seat baggage restraints must be able to withstand crash impacts severe enough to induce the ultimate inertia forces specified in the emergency landing condition regulations under which the airplane was type certificated

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") AND (OPSPEC = "A011") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:23 AM, 

QID:
 00056383, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
34   
Do the procedures task a specific crewmember with verifying the proper stowage of all carry-on baggage?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, A011, AC-121-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") AND (OPSPEC = "A011") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:32 AM, 

QID:
 00056384, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
35   
Does the carry-on baggage program include procedures that are consistent with the certificate holder’s weight and balance control program?


REFERENCES: AC-120-27, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, A011, 121.589(c), AC-121-29

NOTE:  The carry-on baggage program must comply with the certificate holder’s operations specifications requirements of A096, or A097, and/or A098, and/or A099. Refer to N 8900.551 for template information and certificate holder’s operations specifications for guidance and authorization.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") AND (OPSPEC = "A011") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:32 AM, 

QID:
 00056385, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
36   
Do the procedures ensure that carry-on baggage and/or personal items removed from the cabin and placed in the cargo compartment are properly accounted for and comply with the baggage weight requirements specified in the certificate holder’s weight and balance control program?


REFERENCES: AC-120-27, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, A011, AC-121-29

NOTE:  The carry-on baggage program must comply with the certificate holder’s operations specifications requirements of A096, or A097, and/or A098, and/or A099. Refer to N 8900.551 for template information and certificate holder’s operations specifications for guidance and authorization.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") AND (OPSPEC = "A011") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:32 AM, 

QID:
 00056386, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
37   
Does the no carry-on baggage program include a description of the types of articles that the certificate holder may allow, such as assistive devices and/or personal items?


REFERENCES: AC-120-27, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, A011, AC-121-29

NOTE:  Reference Sec 382.121(a) and (b) for requirements pertaining to assistive devices.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "DOES NOT ALLOW CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") AND (OPSPEC = "A011") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:32 AM, 

QID:
 00056387, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
38   
Does the no carry-on baggage program include scanning locations and procedures to ensure carry-on bags are checked at:

      #1 Airport terminal curbside check-in, ticket counters, gates, security check points, and/or plane side; and
      #2 Facilities other than those owned, or ordinarily used by the certificate holder?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, A011, AC-121-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "DOES NOT ALLOW CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") AND (OPSPEC = "A011") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:33 AM, 

QID:
 00056388, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
39   
Does the no carry-on baggage program specify which personnel are responsible for preventing passengers from bringing articles of baggage on board that, for any reason, cannot be stowed properly?


REFERENCES: AC-120-27, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, A011, AC-121-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "DOES NOT ALLOW CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") AND (OPSPEC = "A011") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:33 AM, 

QID:
 00056391, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
40   
Do the procedures specify how passengers will be prevented from bringing baggage on board that cannot be stowed properly, including:

      #1 Scanning of each article of carry-on baggage and personal items, prior to boarding to control the size and amount carried on the aircraft;
      #2 Scanning at airport terminals, such as curbside check-in, ticket counters, gates, security check points, and/or plane side;
      #3 Scanning at facilities and locations other than those owned or ordinarily used;
      #4 The duties of personnel responsible for the scanning;
      #5 How to provide information about the procedures for accommodating special baggage prior to the flight and about the types of materials that they should not carry in their carry-on baggage, such as HAZMAT; and
      #6 The total space of the approved stowage areas available on an aircraft?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, AC-121-29

NOTE:  This question applies to persons carried in passenger-carrying operations and/or to persons carried in cargo-only operations.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:26 AM, 

QID:
 00056413, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
41   
Do the procedures prohibit stowage of carry-on baggage and/or personal items in seat pockets unless:

      #1 The seat pocket is restrained to withstand approximately 3 pounds of weight and not the weight of additional carry-on items;
      #2 The contents of the seat pocket would not impede emergency evacuation or strike and injure a passenger; and
      #3 Small, lightweight items, such as eyeglasses or a cell phone, can be placed in the seat pocket without exceeding the total designed weight limitation of the seat pocket and does not block anyone from evacuating the row of seats?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  FAR PART = "135" ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:26 AM, 

QID:
 00056420, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
42   
Do the procedures specify that during movement on the surface, takeoff and landing, portable oxygen concentrators (POC) must meet the following stowage requirements:

      #1 The device must be stowed under the seat in front of the user, or in another approved stowage location so that the device does not block the aisle way or the entryway to the row;
      #2 If the POC is to be operated by the user, the device and attached tubing used to dispense oxygen from the POC to the user’s mask/nasal cannula must only be stowed at a seat location that does not restrict any access to, or use of, any required emergency or regular exit, or the aisle(s) in the passenger compartment; and
      #3 Allows the user or his/her attendant to see the warning lights and/or hear the audible warning while in use?

REFERENCES: AC-120-95, 135.91(f)

NOTE:  POC is exempt from carry-on baggage count. Reference Sec 382.121 for requirements pertaining to assistive devices. The certificate holder must permit passengers with a disability to carry POC into aircraft cabin, provided it can be stowed properly and is consistent with FAA, PHMSA, TSA or applicable foreign government regulations concerning security, safety, and hazardous materials with respect to stowage of carry-on items.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (A/C EQUIPMENT = "PORTABLE OXYGEN CONCENTRATORS") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:27 AM, 

QID:
 00056424, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
43   
Does the certificate holder’s carry-on baggage program, and/or appropriate portions of the manual system, contain policies and procedures, including:

      #1 Preventing carry-on baggage and personal items that cannot be stowed properly from reaching the aircraft;
      #2 The requirement that each piece of baggage must be properly stowed before the loading door is closed, including closing the overhead bins and cargo doors, if applicable;
      #3 Approved stowage areas for carry-on baggage and personal items, including crew baggage;
      #4 Stowage of canes and other assistive devices;
      #5 Preventing stowage of carry-on baggage or personal items in lavatories or on the flight deck; and
      #6 Preventing stowage of anything in front of or directly on top of emergency equipment that could hinder it’s use?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, A011, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 32 Sec 13, AC-121-29

NOTE:  Reference Part 382 for additional requirements pertaining to assistive devices.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A011") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:37 AM, 

QID:
 00056428, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
44   
Do the procedures specify that if the certificate holder allows cabin pets, then the pet container is considered carry-on baggage and must conform to all carry-on baggage regulations including:

      #1 The pet container must be small enough to fit underneath the seat without blocking any person’s path to the main aisle;
      #2 The pet container must be stowed properly before the last passenger entry door is closed;
      #3 The pet container must remain properly stowed the entire time the airplane is moving on the airplane surface, and for takeoff and landing; and
      #4 Passengers must follow crewmember instructions regarding the proper stowage of the pet container?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:28 AM, 

QID:
 00056435, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
45   
For certificate holders who do not allow carry-on baggage, do the requirements include scanning locations and procedures to ensure carry-on bags are checked at:

      #1 Airport terminal curbside check-in, ticket counters, gates, security check points, and/or plane side; and
      #2 Facilities other than those owned, or ordinarily used by the certificate holder?

REFERENCES: AC-121-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND NOT (OPSPEC = "A011") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "DOES NOT ALLOW CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:29 AM, 

QID:
 00056440, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
46   
For certificate holders who do not allow carry-on baggage, do the procedures:

      #1 Specify the number and size of personal items;
      #2 Include a description for the scanning of personal items to control the size and amount;
      #3 Include a description of stowage locations, including FAA-approved weight limits;
      #4 Prevent passengers from bringing carry-on baggage in the cabin; and
      #5 Include the removal of personal items from the airplane that, for any reason, cannot be stowed properly?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, AC-121-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "DOES NOT ALLOW CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") AND NOT (OPSPEC = "A011") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:30 AM, 

QID:
 00056443, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
47   
Do the procedures prohibit an airplane from taking off or landing unless each article of baggage is stowed:

      #1 Under a passenger seat;
      #2 In a suitable closet, baggage compartment, or cargo stowage compartment placarded for its maximum weight and proper restraint for all baggage or cargo stowed within;
      #3 In a manner that does not hinder the possible use of any emergency equipment; and
      #4 As provided in Sec 121.285(c) and/or (d)?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, A011, 121.589(c)

NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A011") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:36 AM, 

QID:
 00056449, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
48   
Do the procedures for stowing flexible travel canes carried by blind individuals also permit the following methods of stowage:

      #1 Under any series of connected passenger seats in the same row, if the cane does not protrude into an aisle and if the cane is flat on the floor;
      #2 Between a nonemergency exit window seat and the fuselage, if the cane is flat on the floor;
      #3 Beneath any two nonemergency exit window seats, if the cane is flat on the floor; or
      #4 In accordance with any other method approved by the Administrator?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, A011, 121.589(g)

NOTE:  Flexible travel canes are exempt from the carry-on baggage allowance. Reference Sec 382.121 for requirements pertaining to assistive devices.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A011") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:35 AM, 

QID:
 00056454, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
49   
Do the procedures allow cargo to be carried aft of a bulkhead or divider in any passenger compartment provided the cargo is restrained to the load factors in Sec 25.561(b)(3) and is loaded as follows:

      #1 It is properly secured by a safety belt or other tie-down having enough strength to eliminate the possibility of shifting under all normally anticipated flight and ground conditions;
      #2 It is packaged or covered in a manner to avoid possible injury to passengers and passenger compartment occupants;
      #3 It does not impose any load on seats or the floor structure that exceeds the load limitation for those components;
      #4 Its location does not restrict access to or use of any required emergency or regular exit, or the aisle in the passenger compartment; and
      #5 Its location does not obscure any passenger's view of the "seat belt" sign, "no smoking" sign, or required exit sign, unless an auxiliary sign or other approved means for proper notification of the passenger is provided?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, A011, 121.285(c), 121.589(c)

NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A011") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:38 AM, 

QID:
 00056459, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
50   
Does the carry-on baggage program include procedures for informing and handling passengers who do not comply with crewmember instructions regarding compliance with:

      #1 Size and amount of carry-on baggage carried on board;
      #2 Stowage before closure of all passenger entry doors in preparation for taxi or pushback;
      #3 Stowage of each article of baggage prior to takeoff and landing under passenger seat, in a suitable closet, baggage or cargo compartment;
      #4 Stowage of baggage, other than articles of loose clothing, in an overhead rack equipped with restraining devices or doors; and
      #5 Stowage of canes in accordance with Sec 121.589(g)?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, A011, 121.589(e)

NOTE:  This also applies to personal items and assistive devices. Reference Sec 382.121(a) and (b) for requirements pertaining to assistive devices.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A011") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:24 AM, 

QID:
 00056465, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
51   
Do the procedures specify how the certificate holder intends to ensure proper stowage of carry-on baggage in overhead bins, including the following:

      #1 Carry-on articles must fit securely in the bin;
      #2 The bins can be closed and latched without using force;
      #3 There is little or no chance of articles falling out of bins when opened; and
      #4 Combination of articles within each bin do not exceed the placarded weight limitation of the bin?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, A011, AC-121-29

NOTE:  Each baggage and cargo compartment must be placarded to state any limitations on contents, including weight restrictions.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A011") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:31 AM, 

QID:
 00056477, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
52   
Does the certificate holder's carry-on baggage program include a:

      #1 Definition of carry-on baggage;
      #2 Description of carry-on baggage articles, including information about the types of articles that could be exempt from the carry-on baggage count;
      #3 Definition of properly stowed to include overhead bin stowage and under-seat stowage;
      #4 Description of personal items allowed in the cabin; and
      #5 Requirement that all articles (including those exempt from the carry-on baggage count) must be properly stowed and restrained?

REFERENCES: AC-120-27, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, A011, AC-121-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A011") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:31 AM, 

QID:
 00056482, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
53   
Does the no carry-on baggage program include the following:

      #1 Specify the number and size of personal items;
      #2 Procedures for scanning personal items to control the size and amount;
      #3 A description of stowage locations, including FAA-approved weight limits;
      #4 Procedures to prevent passengers from bringing carry-on baggage in the cabin; and
      #5 Procedures for the removal of personal items that, for any reason, cannot be stowed properly?

REFERENCES: AC-120-27, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, A011, AC-121-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "DOES NOT ALLOW CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") AND (OPSPEC = "A011") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:33 AM, 

QID:
 00056488, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
54   
Do the procedures for non-transport category airplanes, type certificated after December 31, 1964, allow cargo, including carry-on baggage, to be carried anywhere in the passenger compartment, in an approved cargo rack, bin, or compartment installed in or on the airplane, if it is secured by an approved means, or it is carried in accordance with each of the following:

      #1 For cargo, it is properly secured by a safety belt or other tie-down having enough strength to eliminate the possibility of shifting under all normally anticipated flight and ground conditions,
      #2 For carry-on baggage, it is restrained so as to prevent its movement during air turbulence;
      #3 It is packaged or covered to avoid possible injury to occupants;
      #4 It does not impose any load on seats or in the floor structure that exceeds the load limitation for those components;
      #5 It is located in a position that does not obstruct the access to, or use of, any required emergency or regular exit, or the use of the aisle between the crew and the passenger compartment;
      #6 It is located in a position that does not obscure any passenger's view of the "seat belt" sign, "no smoking" sign or placard, or any required exit sign, unless an auxiliary sign or other approved means for proper notification of the passengers is provided (does not apply to cargo only operations);
      #7 It is not carried directly above seated occupants; and
      #8 It is stowed in compliance with Sec 121.285 for takeoff and landing?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, A011, 121.285(d), 121.589(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") AND (OPSPEC = "A011") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:23 AM, 

QID:
 00056494, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
55   
Does the certificate holder’s carry-on baggage requirements contain policies and procedures, including:

      #1 Preventing carry-on baggage and personal items that cannot be stowed properly from reaching the aircraft;
      #2 The requirement that each piece of baggage must be properly stowed before the loading door is closed, including closing the overhead bins and cargo doors, if applicable;
      #3 Approved stowage areas for carry-on baggage and personal items, including crew baggage;
      #4 Stowage of canes and other assistive devices;
      #5 Preventing stowage of carry-on baggage or personal items in lavatories or on the flight deck; and
      #6 Preventing stowage of anything in front of or directly on top of emergency equipment that could hinder it’s use?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 33 Sec 6, AC-121-29

NOTE:  Reference Sec 382.121(a) and (b) requirements for assistive devices.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND NOT (OPSPEC = "A011") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION CONFiGURATION = "ALLOWS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE ON AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  1  9/29/2020 9:49:28 AM, 

QID:
 00056531, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
56   
Do controls exist within this element that ensure risks are reduced to an acceptable level?


REFERENCES: AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3

Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

QID:
 00051927, Response Details: Controls ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
57   
Do controls exist within this element that ensure risks are reduced to an acceptable level?


Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:47 PM, 

QID:
 00051941, Response Details: Controls ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
58   
Does the certificate holder have a method to evaluate the impact of changes on related processes (interfaces) for this element?


Safety Attribute: Interfaces,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

QID:
 00051928, Response Details: Interfaces ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
59   
Does the certificate holder have a method to evaluate the impact of changes on related processes (interfaces) for this element?


Safety Attribute: Interfaces,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:47 PM, 

QID:
 00051942, Response Details: Interfaces ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
60   
Does the process design require that individuals understand their safety role and how it contributes to the safety performance of this element?


REFERENCES: AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3

Safety Attribute: Safety Ownership,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

QID:
 00051932, Response Details: Safety Ownership ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
61   
Does the process design require that individuals understand their safety role and how it contributes to the safety performance of this element?


Safety Attribute: Safety Ownership,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051946, Response Details: Safety Ownership ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No


Response Details List  Authority ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Process oversight failure
2 Unacceptable safety risk acceptance
3 Ineffective planning of resources
4 Ineffective use of resources
5 Ineffective control of resources
6 Failure to implement safety risk processes
7 Process owner not clearly identified
8 Unqualified
9 Other
Response Details List  Controls ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Failure to identify hazards or ineffective risk controls
2 Failure to develop and maintain risk controls
3 Failure to effectively mitigate risk before applying risk controls
4 Risk controls ineffective
5 Unclear risk controls
6 Failure to assess risk for a new system
7 Failure to assess risk when revising an existing system
8 Failure to assess risk when developing operational procedures
9 Failure to maintain records of outputs of risk control assessments
10 Other
Response Details List  EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Unclear procedure(s)
2 Conflicting procedure(s)
3 Used workaround(s)
4 Skipped process step(s)
5 Personnel failed to follow process (procedures, guidance, etc)
6 Procedures/guidance not available
7 Procedures/guidance not current
8 Inconsistent procedure(s)
9 Undocumented procedure(s)
10 Minor typographical error(s) (i.e. record entries)
11 Information missing
12 Communication failure(s)
13 Personnel failed to perform task
14 Process failed to meet desired outcome
15 Process oversight failure
16 Equipment/tools not available
17 Equipment/tools not adequate
18 Equipment/tools not calibrated
19 Facilities not adequate
20 Other
Response Details List  Interfaces ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Internal communication failure(s)
2 External communication failure(s)
3 Lack of interfaces
4 Inconsistent interfaces
5 Poor coordination between departments and employees
6 Failure of interfaces between processes or procedures
7 Other
Response Details List  Process Measurement ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Inadequate monitoring of operations processes
2 Ineffective evaluations of processes or systems
3 Undocumented or insufficient investigations
4 Failure to conduct audits
5 Ineffective audits
6 Failure to detect changes in the operational environment
7 Personnel failed to perform/follow process (procedures, guidance, etc.)
8 Process failed to meet desired outcome
9 Process oversight failure
10 Other
Response Details List  Responsibility ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Failed to provide financial resources
2 Failed to provide sufficient human resources
3 Individual not clearly identified
4 Failure to ensure safety of process
5 Failure to oversee operations conducted under the certificate
6 Failed to ensure quality performance of process
7 Process oversight failure
8 Communication failure(s)
9 Other
Response Details List  N/A Response Detail (Released, 2.0)
1 Not applicable or authorized for the certificate holder or applicant
2 Other
Response Details List  Safety Ownership ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 3.0)
1 Unaware of or ineffective safety policies or processes
2 Unaware of or ineffective safety related reporting tools
3 Unclear safety policy
4 Ineffective safety related training
5 Lack of safety culture
6 Unclear safety objectives
7 Other