Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 4.2.6 Technical Data DCT Type: EP DCT Specialty: Airworthiness Peer Group: G - Part 145 Outside the U.S. without Aviation Safety Agreement DCT Revision: 15.0 on 12/28/21 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): To provide current technical data.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine; (1) If the CH followed the accepted or approved process; (2) If the CH had current technical data available.

 Technical Data Element includes the following System(s) and Subsystem(s)

Questions Answers Comments
  4.2.6 Technical Data
1   
Did the Repair Station make accessible and use current documents and data relevant to the work being done, such as:

      #1 ADs;
      #2 ICA;
      #3 Maintenance manuals;
      #4 Overhaul manuals;
      #5 Standard practice manuals;
      #6 Service bulletins; or
      #7 Other applicable data acceptable to or approved by the FAA?

REFERENCES: 145.109(d), 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 9 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "145" ) ,  Rev.  3  2/3/2016 1:29:06 PM, 

QID:
 00015206, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
2   
Was the technical data appropriate for the scope of maintenance performed?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 9 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "145" ) ,  Rev.  2  3/26/2015 3:59:14 PM, 

QID:
 00015214, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
3   
Was the technical data provided by an air carrier for major repairs and alterations FAA approved?


REFERENCES: 121.379(b), 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 9 Sec 10, AC-145-9

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( OTHER CERTIFICATES OR APPROVALS = "PERFORMS AIR CARRIER MAINTENANCE" ) ,  Rev.  3  3/26/2015 3:59:14 PM, 

QID:
 00015241, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
4   
Did the certificate holder follow policies, procedures, instructions and information for this element?


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  3/15/2019 9:08:43 AM, 

QID:
 00051933, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
5   
Did the certificate holder follow policies, procedures, instructions and information for this element?


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  3/15/2019 9:08:43 AM, 

QID:
 00051947, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
6   
Was the software for component testing:

      #1 Current;
      #2 Secured to prevent inadvertent changes; and
      #3 Distributed per the established procedures?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 15 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 11 Sec 17, 145.109(b), 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 9 Sec 10, AC-145-9

Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( TECHNICAL DATA = "COMPONENT TESTING SOFTWARE" ) ,  Rev.  4  5/7/2015 1:40:15 PM, 

QID:
 00015219, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
7   
Was the electronic tech data:

      #1 Retrievable under normal conditions;
      #2 Protected from unauthorized modification;
      #3 Able to be retrieved, printed, and viewed by FAA or NTSB; and
      #4 Able to be revised?
      #5 Able to provide user information and training on its use;
      #6 Clearly identifiable and viewable by the user; and
      #7 Current in print form, and were archived versions available?

REFERENCES: AC-120-78

Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "145" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/4/2014 8:39:19 AM, 

QID:
 00015223, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
8   
Were technical documents issued in the form of controlled documents approved prior to their distribution?


REFERENCES: AC-145-9

Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( TECHNICAL DATA = "ISSUED IN THE FORM OF CONTROLLED DOCUMENTS" ) ,  Rev.  3  9/20/2017 12:02:55 PM, 

QID:
 00015231, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
9   
Were the changes to the technical documents identified?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 9 Sec 10, AC-145-9

Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( TECHNICAL DATA = "ISSUED IN THE FORM OF CONTROLLED DOCUMENTS" ) ,  Rev.  3  3/26/2015 3:59:14 PM, 

QID:
 00015232, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
10   
Were the technical documents of external origin readily identifiable and controlled?


REFERENCES: AC-145-9

Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( TECHNICAL DATA = "ISSUED IN THE FORM OF CONTROLLED DOCUMENTS" ) ,  Rev.  2  3/29/2014 7:39:35 AM, 

QID:
 00015233, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
11   
Were procedures followed to prevent the use of obsolete documents?


REFERENCES: AC-145-9

Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( TECHNICAL DATA = "ISSUED IN THE FORM OF CONTROLLED DOCUMENTS" ) ,  Rev.  2  3/29/2014 7:39:41 AM, 

QID:
 00015234, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
12   
Were the master library materials and revisions distributed to the shop library or individuals in a timely manner?


REFERENCES: AC-145-9

Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( TECHNICAL DATA = "MASTER LIBRARY" ) ,  Rev.  2  3/29/2014 7:39:54 AM, 

QID:
 00015235, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
13   
Were the relevant versions of the applicable documents available at the point of use?


REFERENCES: AC-145-9

Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "145" ) AND ( TECHNICAL DATA = "ISSUED IN THE FORM OF CONTROLLED DOCUMENTS" ) ,  Rev.  2  3/29/2014 7:40:34 AM, 

QID:
 00015236, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
14   
Were the technical documents approved or accepted prior to their distribution?


REFERENCES: AC-145-9

Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "145" ) ,  Rev.  2  3/29/2014 7:38:07 AM, 

QID:
 00015240, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
15   
Did the controls effectively mitigate unacceptable risk(s) for this element?


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  3/15/2019 9:08:43 AM, 

QID:
 00051934, Response Details: Controls ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
16   
Did the controls effectively mitigate unacceptable risk(s) for this element?


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  3/15/2019 9:08:43 AM, 

QID:
 00051948, Response Details: Controls ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
17   
Were the certificate holder's interfaces effective 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  3/15/2019 9:08:43 AM, 

QID:
 00051935, Response Details: Interfaces ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
18   
Were the certificate holder's interfaces effective 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  3/15/2019 9:08:43 AM, 

QID:
 00051949, Response Details: Interfaces ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
19   
Was the technical data maintained in English?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 9 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Responsibility,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "145" ) ,  Rev.  3  3/26/2015 3:59:13 PM, 

QID:
 00015237, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
20   
Was the technical data, when part of a record, retained for at least 2 years?


REFERENCES: 145.219(c), 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 9 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Responsibility,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "145" ) ,  Rev.  3  3/26/2015 3:59:13 PM, 

QID:
 00015238, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
21   
Were financial and human resources provided to ensure 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  3/15/2019 9:08:44 AM, 

QID:
 00051936, Response Details: Responsibility ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
22   
Were financial and human resources provided to ensure 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  3/15/2019 9:08:43 AM, 

QID:
 00051950, Response Details: Responsibility ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
23   
Did Repair Station personnel follow technical data procedures for:

      #1 Revising;
      #2 Maintaining; and
      #3 Control and Distribution?

REFERENCES: 145.109(d), 145.211(c)

Safety Attribute: Authority,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "145" ) ,  Rev.  3  12/28/2021 9:33:44 AM, 

QID:
 00015215, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
24   
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: 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  3/15/2019 9:08:43 AM, 

QID:
 00051937, Response Details: Authority ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
25   
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?


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  3/15/2019 9:08:44 AM, 

QID:
 00051951, Response Details: Authority ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
26   
Were the certificate holder's process measurement(s) used to evaluate the performance of this element and if necessary, implement corrective action?


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  3/15/2019 9:08:44 AM, 

QID:
 00051938, Response Details: Process Measurement ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
27   
Were the certificate holder's process measurement(s) used to evaluate the performance of this element and if necessary, implement corrective action?


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  3/15/2019 9:08:44 AM, 

QID:
 00051952, Response Details: Process Measurement ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
28   
Did individuals understand their role and contribute 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  3/15/2019 9:08:43 AM, 

QID:
 00051939, Response Details: Safety Ownership ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
29   
Did individuals understand their role and contribute 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  3/15/2019 9:08:44 AM, 

QID:
 00051953, 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