Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 2.1.10 (OP) Training of Pilots/Trainees DCT Type: ED DCT Specialty: Operations Peer Group: I - Part 141 Pilot Schools DCT Revision: 8.0 on 12/28/21 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): To train pilots in the approved training courses.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine if the pilot school or provisional pilot school will be able to; (1) Comply with regulations; (2) Train pilots in the approved training courses.

 (OP) Training of Pilots/Trainees Element includes the following System(s) and Subsystem(s)

Questions Answers Comments
  2.1.10 (OP) Training of Pilots/Trainees
1   
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
2   
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
3   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school's training agreement with the part 142 training center specify that the training, testing, and checking provided by the certificated training center have approval and be conducted under part 142?


REFERENCES: 141.26(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) AND ( TRAINING CONFIGURATION = "PART 142 AGREEMENT" ) ,  Rev.  1  10/17/2018 10:57:49 AM, 

QID:
 00052931, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
4   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school's training agreement(s) with the part 142 training center specify that a copy of each student's training record is forwarded to the part 141 school and becomes part of the student's permanent training record?


REFERENCES: 141.26(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) AND ( TRAINING CONFIGURATION = "PART 142 AGREEMENT" ) ,  Rev.  2  6/24/2019 11:29:35 AM, 

QID:
 00052932, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
5   
Does the pilot school that provides flight training have a method to ensure that it has a training agreement with an institution of higher education that holds a letter of authorization under 61.169?


REFERENCES: A031, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 53 Sec 1, 141.26(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "141") AND NOT (COURSES = "GROUND ONLY") AND (TRAINING CONFIGURATION = "IOHE AGREEMENT") ,  Rev.  4  12/28/2021 9:33:46 AM, 

QID:
 00052933, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
6   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school, for its airplane or glider courses, have a method to ensure the use of an airport with at least one runway or takeoff area satisfying the takeoff requirements of 141.38(b) and:

      #1 Have a wind direction indicator visible from the end of each runway at ground level;
      #2 Have a traffic direction indicator when the airport does not have a tower and UNICOM advisories are not available; and
      #3 Unless excepted by 141.38(f), have permanent runway lights?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 9 Sec 1, 141.38(b), 141.38(c), 141.38(d), 141.38(e)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) AND ( COURSES = "AIRPLANE" ) OR ( COURSES = "GLIDER" ) ,  Rev.  4  5/28/2020 10:15:11 AM, 

QID:
 00052934, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
7   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that any airport or seaplane base used for night training flights in seaplanes uses adequate non-permanent lighting or shoreline lighting approved by the FAA?


REFERENCES: AC-150/5395-1, 141.38(f)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) AND ( COURSES = "SEAPLANE/AMPHIB" ) ,  Rev.  3  5/28/2020 10:15:11 AM, 

QID:
 00052938, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure all training aids or equipment listed in the approved training course outline are accurate and relevant to the course for which they are used?


REFERENCES: AC-141-1, 141.41(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) ,  Rev.  4  9/28/2020 12:43:08 PM, 

QID:
 00052939, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
9   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that they have continuous use of a briefing area located at each airport at which training flights originate that is:

      #1 Adequate to shelter students waiting to engage in their training flights;
      #2 Arranged and equipped for the conduct of pilot briefings; and
      #3 Equipped with a telephonic means to contact a Flight Service Station for instrument rating or commercial pilot courses?

REFERENCES: 141.43(a)

NOTE: The communication equipment required by 141.43(a)(3) is not required if the briefing area and the flight service station are located on the same airport, and are readily accessible to each other.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) AND NOT ( COURSES = "GROUND ONLY" ) ,  Rev.  3  2/13/2020 2:11:46 PM, 

QID:
 00052940, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
10   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that a briefing area required by 141.43(a) may not be used by the applicant if it is available for use by any other pilot school during the period it is required for use by the applicant?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 9 Sec 1, 141.43(b)

NOTE: The communication equipment required by 141.43(a)(3) is not required if the briefing area and the flight service station are located on the same airport, and are readily accessible to each other.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "141") AND NOT (COURSES = "GROUND ONLY") ,  Rev.  3  5/28/2020 10:15:11 AM, 

QID:
 00052944, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
11   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that each room, training booth, or other space used for instructional purposes is heated, lighted, and ventilated to conform to local building, sanitation, and health codes?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 9 Sec 1, AC-141-1, 141.45(a)

NOTE: If training is conducted through an internet-based medium, this requirement does not apply but the pilot school or provisional pilot school must maintain in current status a permanent business location and business telephone number.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) ,  Rev.  3  5/28/2020 10:15:11 AM, 

QID:
 00052945, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
12   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that the training facility is located so that the students are not distracted by training conducted in other rooms, or by flight and maintenance operations on the airport?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 9 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 7 Sec 1, 141.45(b)

NOTE: If training is conducted through an internet-based medium, this requirement does not apply but the pilot school or provisional pilot school must maintain in current status a permanent business location and business telephone number.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) ,  Rev.  3  5/28/2020 10:15:12 AM, 

QID:
 00052946, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
13   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that a training course offered through an internet based medium complies with the following:

      #1 All amendments are identified numerically by page, date, and screen;
      #2 For monitoring purposes, the school provides the FAA an acceptable means to log-in and log-off from a remote location to review all elements of the course as viewed by attendees and to by-pass the normal attendee restrictions; and
      #3 The school incorporates adequate security measures into the internet-based courseware information system and into its operating and maintenance procedures to ensure integrity, identification/authentication, confidentiality, availability, and access control?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 9 Sec 1, AC-141-1, 141.53(d)

NOTE: Minor editorial and typographical changes to a training course offered through an internet based medium do not require FAA approval, provided the school notifies the FAA within 30 days of their insertion.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) AND ( COURSES = "INTERNET" ) ,  Rev.  4  5/28/2020 10:15:12 AM, 

QID:
 00052947, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
14   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that each training course meets the applicable requirements of the appropriate appendix of 14 CFR 141?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 53 Sec 2, AC-141-1, 141.55(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) ,  Rev.  4  5/28/2020 10:15:12 AM, 

QID:
 00052951, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
15   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that each training course,except for approved courses with a reduction in training time, meets the minimum ground and flight training time requirements in accordance with the appropriate appendix of 14 CFR 141?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 53 Sec 2, 141.55(b)

NOTE: Not applicable to courses approved in accordance with 141.55(d) or (e) or 141.57.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) ,  Rev.  4  5/28/2020 10:15:13 AM, 

QID:
 00052952, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
16   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that each training course contains:

      #1 A description of each room used for ground training, including the room's size and the maximum number of students that may be trained in the room at one time, unless the course is provided by an internet-based training medium;
      #2 A description of each type of audiovisual aid, projector, tape recorder, mockup, chart, aircraft component, and other special aids used for ground training;
      #3 A description of each flight simulator or flight training device used for training;
      #4 A listing of the airports at which training flights originate and a description of the facilities, including pilot briefing areas that are available for use by the school's students and personnel at each of those airports;
      #5 A description of the type of aircraft including any special equipment used for each phase of training; and
      #6 The minimum qualifications and ratings for each instructor assigned to ground or flight training?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 53 Sec 2, AC-141-1, 141.55(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) ,  Rev.  3  2/13/2020 2:11:47 PM, 

QID:
 00052953, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
17   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that each training course has a syllabus that contains:

      #1 The prerequisites for enrolling in the ground and flight portions of the course that includes the pilot certificate and ratings, training, pilot experience and pilot knowledge;
      #2 A detailed description of each lesson, including the lesson's objectives, standards, and planned time for completion;
      #3 A description of what the course is expected to accomplish with regard to student learning;
      #4 The expected accomplishments and the standards for each stage of training; and
      #5 A description of the checks and tests to be used to measure a student's accomplishments for each stage of training?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 53 Sec 2, AC-141-1, 141.55(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) ,  Rev.  4  5/28/2020 10:15:14 AM, 

QID:
 00052960, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
18   
Does the pilot school requesting initial approval of a training course that does not meet the minimum ground and flight training time requirements have a method to ensure the following requirements are met:

      #1 The school holds a pilot school certificate issued under 14 CFR 141 and has held that certificate for a period of at least 24 consecutive calendar months preceding the month of the request;
      #2 In addition to meeting the requirements of 141.55(c ), the training course specifies planned ground and flight training time requirements for the course;
      #3 The school does not request the training course to be approved for examining authority, nor may the school hold examining authority for that course; and
      #4 The practical test or knowledge test for the course is to be given by an FAA inspector or an examiner who is not an employee of the school?

REFERENCES: AC-141-1, 141.55(d)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) AND ( AUTHORIZATIONS = "PILOT SCHOOL" ) AND (COURSES = "REDUCTION IN TIME" ) ,  Rev.  4  5/28/2020 10:15:14 AM, 

QID:
 00052966, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
19   
Does the pilot school requesting final approval of a training course that does not meet the minimum ground and flight training time requirements of 141 have a method to ensure the following requirements are met:

      #1 The school has held initial approval for the training course for at least 24 calendar months;
      #2 The school has trained at least 10 students in the training course within the preceding 24 calendar months and recommended those students for a pilot, flight instructor, or ground instructor certificate or rating;
      #3 At least 80 percent of those students passed the practical or knowledge test, as appropriate, on the first attempt and the test was given by an FAA inspector or an examiner who is not an employee of the school;
      #4 In addition to meeting the requirements of 141.55(c ), the training course specifies planned ground and flight training time requirements for the course; and
      #5 The school does not request the training course to be approved for examining authority, nor may the school hold examining authority for that course?

REFERENCES: AC-141-1, 141.55(e)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) AND ( AUTHORIZATIONS = "PILOT SCHOOL" ) AND (COURSES = "REDUCTION IN TIME" ) ,  Rev.  3  2/13/2020 2:11:48 PM, 

QID:
 00052971, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
20   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school show that the special curricula training course contains features that could achieve a level of pilot proficiency equivalent to that achieved by a training course prescribed in the appendices of 14 CFR 141 or the requirements of 14 CFR 61?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 53 Sec 2, 141.57

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) AND ( COURSES = "SPECIAL CURRICULA" ) ,  Rev.  2  6/24/2019 11:29:36 AM, 

QID:
 00052977, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
21   
Does the pilot school have a method to ensure that a course with examining authority has been approved and meets the minimum ground and flight training time requirements of 14 CFR 141 before recommending a graduate of that course for the issuance of an appropriate pilot, flight instructor, or ground instructor certificate and rating without taking an FAA knowledge test or practical test?


REFERENCES: 141.73(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) AND ( AUTHORIZATIONS = "EXAMINING AUTHORITY" ) ,  Rev.  4  5/28/2020 10:15:14 AM, 

QID:
 00052979, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
22   
Before issuing a graduation certificate to a student, or recommending a student for a pilot certificate or rating, does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that the student has completed the training specified in the school's course of training and has passed the required final tests?


REFERENCES: AC-141-1, 141.77(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) ,  Rev.  5  5/28/2020 10:15:14 AM, 

QID:
 00052980, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
23   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that, except as allowed by 141.77(c), the school does not graduate a student from a course of training unless the student has completed all of the curriculum requirements of the course?


REFERENCES: 141.77(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) ,  Rev.  2  2/13/2020 2:11:49 PM, 

QID:
 00052981, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
24   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that a student is given credit towards the curriculum requirements of a course for previous training only under the following conditions:

      #1 The credit is limited to no more than 50 percent of the flight training requirements of the curriculum if the student completed a proficiency test and knowledge test that was conducted by the receiving pilot school and the previous training was based on a part 141 or a part 142-approved flight training course;
      #2 The credit is limited to no more than 50 percent of the aeronautical knowledge training requirements of the curriculum if the student completed a knowledge test that was conducted by the receiving pilot school and the previous training was based on a part 141 or a part 142-approved aeronautical knowledge training course;
      #3 The credit is limited to no more than 25 percent of the flight training requirements of the curriculum if the student completed a proficiency test and knowledge test that was conducted by the receiving pilot school and the previous training was received from other than a part 141 or a part 142-approved flight training course;
      #4 The credit is limited to no more than 25 percent of the aeronautical knowledge training requirements of the curriculum if the student completed a knowledge test that was conducted by the receiving pilot school and the previous training was received from other than a part 141 or a part 142-approved aeronautical knowledge training course; and
      #5 Completion of the previous training is certified in the student's training record by the training provider or a management official within the training provider's organization and contains the kind and amount of training provided and the result of each stage check and end-of-course test, as appropriate?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 9 Sec 1, AC-141-1, 141.77(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) ,  Rev.  3  2/13/2020 2:11:49 PM, 

QID:
 00052982, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
25   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that no person other than a certificated flight instructor or commercial pilot with a lighter-than-air rating who has the ratings and the minimum qualifications specified in the approved training course outline gives a student flight training under an approved course of training?


REFERENCES: AC-141-1, 141.79(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) ,  Rev.  3  5/28/2020 10:15:15 AM, 

QID:
 00052988, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
26   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that it meets the following requirements:

      #1 The approved training course is complied with; and
      #2 Quality training that meets the requirements of 141.5(d) is provided?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 9 Sec 1, 141.83(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) ,  Rev.  4  5/28/2020 10:15:16 AM, 

QID:
 00052989, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
27   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that the FAA, upon request, may administer any knowledge test, practical test, stage check, or end-of-course test to its students?


REFERENCES: 141.83(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/28/2020 10:15:16 AM, 

QID:
 00052992, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
28   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that training is not provided to a student who is enrolled in an approved course of training unless:

      #1 Each airport, aircraft, and facility necessary for that training meets the standards specified in the school's approved training course outline and the appropriate requirements of this part; and
      #2 Except as provided in §141.87 of this part, each chief instructor, assistant chief instructor, check instructor, or instructor meets the qualifications specified in the schools approved course of training and the appropriate requirements of this part?

REFERENCES: 141.89, 141.89(a), 141.89(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) ,  Rev.  3  2/13/2020 2:11:49 PM, 

QID:
 00052993, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
29   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that ground training or flight training in an approved course of training at a base other than its main operations base may be conducted if:

      #1 An assistant chief instructor is designated for each satellite base, and that assistant chief instructor is available at that base or, if away from the premises, by telephone, radio, or other electronic means during the time that training is provided for an approved training course;
      #2 The airport, facilities, and personnel used at the satellite base meet the appropriate requirements of 14 CFR 141 subpart B and its approved training course outline;
      #3 The instructors are under the direct supervision of the chief instructor or assistant chief instructor for the appropriate training course, who is readily available for consultation in accordance with 141.85(b) of this part; and
      #4 The responsible Flight Standards office over the area in which the school is located is notified in writing if training is conducted at a base other than the school's main operations base for more than 7 consecutive days?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 9 Sec 1, AC-141-1, 141.91, 141.91(a), 141.91(b), 141.91(c), 141.91(d)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "141") AND (AUTHORIZATIONS = "SATELLITE") ,  Rev.  3  2/13/2020 2:11:50 PM, 

QID:
 00052996, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
30   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that each student is provided a copy of the safety procedures and practices?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 9 Sec 1, AC-141-1, 141.93(a)

NOTE: Students enrolled in training courses offered by internet based medium are not required to be provided a copy of the school's safety practices and procedures.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  FAR PART = "141" ,  Rev.  4  5/28/2020 10:15:16 AM, 

QID:
 00053001, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
31   
At the time a student is enrolled in an approved training course, does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that the student is furnished with a copy of the following:

      #1 A certificate of enrollment that contains the name of the course in which the student is enrolled and the date of that enrollment; and
      #2 A copy of the student's training syllabus?

REFERENCES: 141.93(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) ,  Rev.  3  2/13/2020 2:11:50 PM, 

QID:
 00053002, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
32   
Does the pilot school's or provisional pilot school's safety procedures and practices include at least:

      #2 The weather minimums required by the school for dual and solo flights;
      #3 The procedures for starting and taxiing aircraft on the ramp;
      #4 Fire precautions and procedures;
      #5 Redispatch procedures after unprogrammed landings, on and off airports;
      #6 Aircraft discrepancies and approval for return-to-service determinations;
      #7 Securing of aircraft when not in use;
      #8 Fuel reserves necessary for local and cross-country flights;
      #9 Avoidance of other aircraft in flight and on the ground;
      #10 Minimum altitude limitations and simulated emergency landing instructions;
      #11 Any instructions or guidance that the school believes necessary to provide the highest standards of safety and operational control expected of an FAA-approved school?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 9 Sec 1, 141.93(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) ,  Rev.  2  6/24/2019 11:29:38 AM, 

QID:
 00053005, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
33   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that the graduation certificate issued to the student upon completion of the course of training contains at least the following information:

      #1 The name of the school and the certificate number of the school;
      #2 The name of the graduate to whom it was issued;
      #3 The course of training for which it was issued;
      #4 The date of graduation;
      #5 A statement that the student has satisfactorily completed each required stage of the approved course of training including the tests for those stages;
      #6 A certification of the information contained on the graduation certificate by the chief instructor for that course of training; and
      #7 A statement showing the cross-country training the student received in the course of training?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 9 Sec 1, 141.95(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) ,  Rev.  4  5/28/2020 10:15:17 AM, 

QID:
 00053017, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
34   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that certificates issued upon graduating from a course based on internet media are uniquely identified using an alphanumeric code that is specific to the student graduating from that course?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 9 Sec 1, 141.95(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "141") AND (COURSES = "INTERNET") ,  Rev.  4  5/28/2020 10:15:17 AM, 

QID:
 00053025, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
35   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that a current and accurate record of the participation of each student enrolled in an approved course of training conducted by the school is established and maintained that includes the following information:

      #1 The date the student was enrolled in the approved course;
      #2 A chronological log of the student's course attendance, subjects, and flight operations covered in the student's training, and the names and grades of any tests taken by the student; and
      #3 The date the student graduated, terminated training, or transferred to another school?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 9 Sec 1, AC-141-1, 141.101(a)

NOTE: The records required to be maintained in a student's logbook will not suffice for the records required by this section.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) ,  Rev.  3  2/13/2020 2:11:51 PM, 

QID:
 00053026, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
36   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that whenever a student graduates, terminates training, or transfers to another school, the student's record is certified to that effect by the chief instructor?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 9 Sec 1, 141.101(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) ,  Rev.  4  5/28/2020 10:15:17 AM, 

QID:
 00053030, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
37   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that each student record required by 141.101 is retained for at least 1 year from the date that the student:

      #1 Graduates from the course to which the record pertains;
      #2 Terminates enrollment in the course to which the record pertains; or
      #3 Transfers to another school?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 9 Sec 1, 141.101(d)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) ,  Rev.  4  5/28/2020 10:15:18 AM, 

QID:
 00053031, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
38   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that a copy of the student's training record is made available upon request by the student?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 9 Sec 1, 141.101(e)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ( FAR PART = "141" ) ,  Rev.  4  5/28/2020 10:15:19 AM, 

QID:
 00053035, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
39   
In the case of graduation from a course based on internet media, does the school maintain the identifying graduation certificate code required by §141.95(b)(8)?


REFERENCES: 141.101(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "141") AND (COURSES = "INTERNET") ,  Rev.  2  6/24/2019 11:29:40 AM, 

QID:
 00053036, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
40   
Does the pilot school or provisional pilot school have a method to ensure that a student pilot may not be authorized to start a solo practice flight from an airport until the flight has been approved by a certificated flight instructor or commercial pilot with a lighter-than-air rating who is present at that airport?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 2 Ch 9 Sec 1, 141.79(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "141") AND NOT (COURSES = "GROUND ONLY") ,  Rev.  3  2/13/2020 2:11:51 PM, 

QID:
 00053037, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
41   
Does the certificate holder have a method to ensure it meets the provisions and limitations of LOA A031 for a 142 training center to conduct training, testing, and checking for the certificate holder?


REFERENCES: A031

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "141") AND (LOA = "A031") ,  Rev.  1  12/28/2021 9:33:46 AM, 

QID:
 00057800, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
42   
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
43   
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
44   
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
45   
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
46   
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: 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
47   
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: 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
48   
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: 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
49   
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: 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
50   
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
51   
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
52   
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
53   
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