Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 2.1.5 (OP) Appropriate Airmen / Crewmembers Checks and Qualifications DCT Type: EP DCT Specialty: Operations Peer Group: A - Part 121 Air Operators DCT Revision: 28.0 on 12/28/21 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): To use qualified and competent airmen and crewmembers for the operations.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine; (1) If the CH followed the accepted or approved process; (2) If the CH used qualified and competent airmen and crewmembers for the operations.

 (OP) Appropriate Airmen / Crewmembers Checks and Qualifications Element includes the following System(s) and Subsystem(s)

Questions Answers Comments
  2.1.5 (OP) Appropriate Airmen / Crewmembers Checks and Qualifications
1   
Best describe how the certificate holder provided the Pilot In Command (PIC) current information concerning the following subjects and ensured that the PIC had adequate knowledge of, and the ability to use, the information:

      #1 Weather characteristics appropriate to the season;
      #2 Navigation facilities;
      #3 Communication procedures, including airport visual aids;
      #4 Kinds of terrain and obstructions;
      #5 Minimum safe flight levels;
      #6 Enroute and terminal area arrival and departure procedures, holding procedures and authorized instrument approach procedures for the airports involved;
      #7 Congested areas and physical layout of each airport in the terminal area in which the pilot will operate; and
      #8 Notices to Airmen.

REFERENCES: 121.443(a), 121.443(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 10:55:57 AM, 

QID:
 00012526, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Consistently followed the procedures
  Some steps were missed or not followed
  Procedures were not consistently followed or adequate
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
2   
Best describe how the AQP continuing qualification evaluated pilot in command performance by conducting either line checks or a no-notice line checks in accordance with 14 CFR part 121.915(b)(2).


REFERENCES: AC-120-54, A034, 121.915(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (PILOT = "CONT QUAL") ,  Rev.  1  12/29/2020 1:20:34 PM, 

QID:
 00057188, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Consistently followed the program
  Some steps were missed or not followed
  Program was not consistently followed or adequate
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
3   
For flight crewmembers, best describe how the certificate holder followed its AQP qualification curriculum for line checks.


REFERENCES: AC-120-54, 121.913(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (PILOT = "QUAL") ,  Rev.  1  12/29/2020 1:20:34 PM, 

QID:
 00057321, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Consistently followed the program
  Some steps were missed or not followed
  Program was not consistently followed or adequate
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
4   
Verify the certificate holder maintained PRIA records for flight crewmembers for a period of 5 years according to the Pilot Records Improvement Act, 49 USC 44703(h) through (j).


REFERENCES: AC-120-68, 44703, 8000.88

NOTE: 135 Single pilot operators are also subject to the provisions of PRIA (Ref. AC-120-68).

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  3  12/16/2019 3:26:22 PM, 

QID:
 00012066, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
5   
Were pilots who served as SIC of an operation requiring three or more pilots, fully qualified to act as PIC for that operation?


REFERENCES: 121.432(a)

NOTE: These SICs are required to complete the same requirements as a PIC except these SICs are not required to complete PIC operating experience and ground training for mentoring.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121") AND ((CREWMEMBERS = "THREE PILOTS") OR (CREWMEMBERS = "FOUR PILOTS") OR (CREWMEMBERS = "MORE THAN FOUR PILOTS"))) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((CREWMEMBERS = "THREE PILOTS") OR (CREWMEMBERS = "FOUR PILOTS")) AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  5  6/25/2020 10:00:59 AM, 

QID:
 00012476, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
6   
Verify that the required line checks for pilots were conducted and documented.


REFERENCES: 121.440

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  3  9/28/2020 3:04:28 PM, 

QID:
 00012477, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate and complete
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
7   
Verify that each person who served as a required flight crewmember satisfactorily completed:

      #1 Recurrent ground training for that airplane and crewmember position within the preceding 12 calendar months; and
      #2 A flight check within the preceding 12 calendar months, as applicable?

REFERENCES: 121.433(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 10:55:53 AM, 

QID:
 00012479, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate, complete and regulatory compliant
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
8   
Verify that the proficiency checks were not substituted for training in those maneuvers and procedures set forth in an certificate holder's approved low-altitude windshear flight training program when that program was included in a recurrent flight training course as required by 121.409(d).


REFERENCES: 121.409(d), 121.433(e)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121") AND (TRAINING EQUIPMENT = "FLIGHT SIMULATORS")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) AND (TRAINING EQUIPMENT = "FLIGHT SIMULATORS")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 10:55:53 AM, 

QID:
 00012482, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Proficiency checks were not substituted
  Proficiency checks were substituted
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
9   
Verify that each required flight crewmember position was occupied by an appropriately qualified person when using an FFS to accomplish any of the requirements of 121.439(a) or (b).


REFERENCES: 121.439(a), 121.439(b), 121.439(d)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121") AND (TRAINING EQUIPMENT = "FLIGHT SIMULATORS")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING EQUIPMENT = "FLIGHT SIMULATORS") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  5  6/25/2020 10:00:57 AM, 

QID:
 00012501, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Each position was occupied by a qualified person
  Each position was not occupied by a qualified person
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
10   
Verify that a PIC line check was given by a pilot check airman who was currently qualified on both the route and the airplane.


REFERENCES: 121.440

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 10:55:56 AM, 

QID:
 00012502, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  A line check was given by a qualified check airman
  A line check was not given by a qualified check airman
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
11   
Verify that each person who served as a PIC had satisfactorily completed a proficiency check in the aircraft type in which the PIC served within the preceding 12 calendar months and, in addition, within the preceding 6 calendar months, either a proficiency check, or an approved FFS course of training under 121.409.


REFERENCES: 121.409, 121.441(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  6  6/25/2020 10:02:59 AM, 

QID:
 00012503, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate and complete
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
12   
Verify each person who served as a pilot flight crewmember, other than PIC, satisfactorily completed a proficiency check or line oriented flight training course under 121.409 within the preceding 24 calendar months, and within the preceding 12 calendar months, either a proficiency check or any FFS training course under 121.409.


REFERENCES: AC-120-35, 121.409, 121.441(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  5  6/25/2020 10:00:58 AM, 

QID:
 00012504, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate and complete
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
13   
Verify that any PIC that made an entry to an airport determined to require special airport qualifications within the preceding 12 calendar months only when he or she was qualified by:

      #1 Using pictorial means acceptable to the Administrator for that airport; or
      #2 The PIC or SIC has made an entry to that airport, including a takeoff and a landing, while serving as a pilot crewmember?

REFERENCES: C050, 121.445(b), 121.445(c)

NOTE: These requirements do not apply when an entry to that airport (including a takeoff or a landing) is being made if the ceiling at that airport is at least 1,000 feet above the lowest MEA or MOCA, or initial approach altitude prescribed for the instrument approach procedure for that airport, and the visibility at that airport is at least 3 miles.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "C050" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/22/2014 5:24:18 AM, 

QID:
 00012505, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Appropriate qualification was demonstrated
  Appropriate qualification was not demonstrated
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
14   
Verify that each person who served as the PIC over an area that requires a special type of navigation equipment demonstrated qualification on the applicable navigation system by:

      #1 Flying over a route or area as pilot in command using the applicable special type of navigation system; or
      #2 Flying over a route or area as pilot in command under the supervision of a check airman using the special type of navigation system; or
      #3 Completing the training program requirements of Appendix G of this part.

REFERENCES: 121.445(d)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 10:55:56 AM, 

QID:
 00012508, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate, complete and regulatory compliant
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
15   
Verify that each flight engineer had at least 50 hours of flight time as a flight engineer on that type airplane or that the Operator within the preceding six calendar months, or that the Administrator had checked each flight engineer on that type airplane and determined that he or she was familiar and competent with all essential current information and operating procedures.


REFERENCES: 121.453(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( CREWMEMBERS = "FLIGHT ENGINEERS" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/4/2014 6:25:48 PM, 

QID:
 00012512, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Each flight engineer met the requirement
  Each flight engineer did not meet the requirement
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
16   
Verify that only qualified aircrew program designees were used to perform airman certification in one type of aircraft for the Operator's pilots who have been trained under the Operator's approved training program.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 13 Ch 2 Sec 3

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( TRAINING PERSONNEL = "AIRCREW DESIGNATED EXAMINERS" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/4/2014 6:33:54 PM, 

QID:
 00012514, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Each aircrew program designee was qualified
  Some aircrew program designees were not qualified
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
17   
Verify that only qualified training center evaluators were used to perform airman certification in one type of aircraft for the certificate holder's pilots who have been trained under the certificate holder's approved training program.


REFERENCES: A031, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 54 Sec 5, 121.402(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121") AND (OPSPEC = "A031")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A031") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  5  6/22/2021 3:19:52 PM, 

QID:
 00012515, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Each training center evaluator was qualified
  Some training center evaluators were not qualified
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
18   
Verify that only qualified flight engineer program designees were used to perform airman certification for an Operator's Flight engineer candidates who have been trained under the Operator's approved training program.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 13 Ch 2 Sec 3

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( TRAINING PERSONNEL = "DESIGNATED FLIGHT ENGINEER EXAMINERS" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/4/2014 6:33:54 PM, 

QID:
 00012516, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Each flight engineer program designee was qualified
  Some flight engineer program designees were not qualified
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
19   
Verify that only qualified flight engineer training center evaluators were used to perform airman certification for an certificate holder's Flight engineer candidates who have been trained under the certificate holder's approved training program.


REFERENCES: A031, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 54 Sec 5, 121.402(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (OPSPEC = "A031") AND (CREWMEMBERS = "FLIGHT ENGINEERS") ,  Rev.  5  6/22/2021 3:19:51 PM, 

QID:
 00012517, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Each flight engineer training center evaluator was qualified
  Some flight engineer training center evaluators were not qualified
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
20   
Verify that the required flight crewmembers medical certificates met the requirements for each crewmember assignment.


REFERENCES: 121.383(a), 121.683(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/4/2014 6:33:53 PM, 

QID:
 00012518, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The flight crewmember medical records met the requirements
  The flight crewmember medical records did not meet the requirements.
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
21   
Were only United States certificated airmen employed by the Operator used to operate its aircraft?


REFERENCES: 121.153(c), 121.383(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/4/2014 6:33:54 PM, 

QID:
 00012519, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
22   
Were airman prohibited from serving as a crewmember after his or her 65th birthday?


REFERENCES: 44729(a), 121.383(d), 121.383(e)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/4/2014 6:33:53 PM, 

QID:
 00012520, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
23   
Were flight crewmembers only assigned one function on a flight crew?


REFERENCES: 121.385(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/4/2014 6:33:54 PM, 

QID:
 00012521, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
24   
Verify at least one other flight crewmember was qualified to provide emergency performance of the flight engineer's functions?


REFERENCES: 121.385(d)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( CREWMEMBERS = "FLIGHT ENGINEERS" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/4/2014 6:33:53 PM, 

QID:
 00012522, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Another flight crewmember was qualified
  No other flight crewmember was qualified
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
25   
Verify a flight navigator held a current navigator certificate?


REFERENCES: 121.389(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( CREWMEMBERS = "FLIGHT NAVIGATORS" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/4/2014 6:33:53 PM, 

QID:
 00012523, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
26   
Verify each pilot was qualified on navigational capabilities of the airplane for flights without a flight navigator.


REFERENCES: 121.389(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( AREA OF OPERATION = "SPECIALIZED MEANS OF NAVIGATION OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/4/2014 6:33:53 PM, 

QID:
 00012524, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
27   
Verify the pilot in command held an airline transport pilot certificate with an appropriate type rating for the aircraft.


REFERENCES: 121.436(a)

NOTE: This requirement also applies to the second in command of an aircraft requiring three or more pilots while conducting flag or supplemental operations.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  5  2/28/2018 10:55:56 AM, 

QID:
 00012525, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
28   
Verify the certificate holder recorded each action taken to release any flight crewmember from employment due to physical or professional disqualification and maintained those records for at least six months.


REFERENCES: AC-120-68, 121.683(a), 8000.88

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  4  6/25/2020 9:58:39 AM, 

QID:
 00012544, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records were inaccurate of missing information.
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
29   
Were the certificate holder's records specified by 121.683(a) maintained at its principal base of operations or at another location used by the certificate holder and approved by the Administrator?


REFERENCES: 121.683(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (TYPE 119 OPERATION = "SUPPLEMENTAL") OR (TYPE 119 OPERATION = "DOMESTIC/FLAG AND SUPPLEMENTAL") ,  Rev.  7  6/25/2020 10:01:21 AM, 

QID:
 00012545, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
30   
Verify that in addition to the requirements in 14 CFR part 121 Appendix F, flight crewmembers completed checking in the additional maneuvers and procedures used in the conduct of parabolic flight.


REFERENCES: A362

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "A362" ) ,  Rev.  4  3/29/2021 1:58:07 PM, 

QID:
 00012546, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records were inaccurate of missing information.
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
31   
Did each pilot in command, second in command, or flight engineer (if applicable) receive a line check during continuing qualification cycle, which individually evaluated whether they:

      #1 Remained adequately trained and currently proficient on the particular aircraft, crew position, and type of operation; and
      #2 Had sufficient knowledge and skills to operate effectively as part of a crew?

REFERENCES: AC-120-54, A034, 121.915(b)

NOTE: The evaluator must be a check airman, an APD, or an FAA inspector and must hold the certificates and ratings required of the pilot in command.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (PILOT = "CONT QUAL") ,  Rev.  3  12/29/2020 1:20:34 PM, 

QID:
 00012624, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
32   
Verify the pilot acting as second in command held an airline transport pilot certificate with an appropriate type rating for the aircraft.


REFERENCES: 121.436(b)

NOTE: A second in command type rating obtained under 14 CFR 61.55 does not satisfy this requirement.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  2  2/28/2018 10:55:57 AM, 

QID:
 00049306, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
33   
Verify the certificate holder maintained current records that indicated whether each crewmember complied with the applicable sections of 14 CFR part 121, including, but not limited to:

      #1 Proficiency checks;
      #2 Airplane qualifications;
      #3 Training;
      #4 Any required physical examinations;
      #5 Flight time;
      #6 Duty time; and
      #7 Rest time.

REFERENCES: AC-120-68, 121.683(a), 8000.88

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2020 9:59:06 AM, 

QID:
 00050394, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records were inaccurate or missing information.
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
34   
Did the certificate holder follow policies, procedures, instructions and information for this element?


Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/15/2019 9:08:42 AM, 

QID:
 00051919, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
35   
Was a proficiency check substituted for the extended envelope training required by 14 CFR part 121.423?


REFERENCES: 121.433(e)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY" OR "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O")) ,  Rev.  1  2/27/2019 12:03:41 PM, 

QID:
 00054917, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  No
  Yes
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
36   
Did the certificate holder follow the PRIA records request process before releasing a pilot to operate an aircraft?


REFERENCES: AC-120-68, 44703(h), 8000.88

NOTE: 

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  2  12/29/2020 1:20:32 PM, 

QID:
 00055456, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
37   
Did proficiency checks include at least the procedures and maneuvers set forth in part 121 Appendix F, except when the conditions for waiving a maneuver or procedure were met in accordance with 121.441(d)?


REFERENCES: 121 Appendix F, AC-120-114, 121.441(d)

NOTE: Waiver authority does not apply to upgrade proficiency checks.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY" OR "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O")) ,  Rev.  1  6/25/2020 10:04:36 AM, 

QID:
 00056251, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
38   
Verify that prior to serving as pilot in command (or second in command in a flag or supplemental operation that requires three or more pilots) he/she had 1,000 hours as second in command under part 121, pilot in command under part 91.1053(a), pilot in command under part 135.243(a)(1), or any combination thereof.


REFERENCES: 121.436(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY" OR "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O")) ,  Rev.  1  12/28/2021 9:33:56 AM, 

QID:
 00057815, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
39   
Did the controls effectively mitigate unacceptable risk(s) for this element?


REFERENCES: 5.53, 5.55, 5.51

Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/15/2019 9:08:42 AM, 

QID:
 00051920, Response Details: Controls ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
40   
Were the certificate holder's interfaces effective for this element?


Safety Attribute: Interfaces,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/15/2019 9:08:42 AM, 

QID:
 00051921, Response Details: Interfaces ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
41   
Were financial and human resources provided to ensure the safety and quality performance of this element?


REFERENCES: 5.21, 5.23(a), 5.25(a), 5.25(b), 5.25(c)

Safety Attribute: Responsibility,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/15/2019 9:08:42 AM, 

QID:
 00051922, Response Details: Responsibility ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
42   
Did the person with authority over the certificate holder's process effectively plan, direct and control resources, or change procedures and make key determinations including safety risk acceptance decisions for this element?


REFERENCES: 5.23(a), 5.23(b), 5.25(c)

Safety Attribute: Authority,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/15/2019 9:08:43 AM, 

QID:
 00051923, Response Details: Authority ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
43   
Were the certificate holder's process measurement(s) used to evaluate the performance of this element and if necessary, implement corrective action?


REFERENCES: 5.71, 5.73, 5.75

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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/15/2019 9:08:43 AM, 

QID:
 00051924, Response Details: Process Measurement ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
44   
Did individuals understand their role and contribute to the safety performance of this element?


REFERENCES: 5.23(a), 5.91, 5.93

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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/15/2019 9:08:43 AM, 

QID:
 00051925, Response Details: Safety Ownership ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable


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  N/O Response Detail (Released, 2.0)
1 Personnel (e.g., key certificate holder personnel not present/available)
2 Equipment (e.g., equipment not present/available/in serviceable condition)
3 Event did not occur (e.g., did not observe an intoxicated passenger on the flight)
4 Time Constraints (e.g., resources/workload)
5 Weather (e.g., weather needed for observation not present or weather made observation impossible)
6 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