Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 4.6.1 (AW) Avionic Systems/Programs DCT Type: EP DCT Specialty: Airworthiness Peer Group: C - Part 135 (9 or Less Seats) DCT Revision: 26.0 on 12/28/21 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): To provide avionic maintenance program standards for systems such as; LLM, EWIS, FDR, CVR, RVSM, ADS-B, ANSP, and EFB.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine; (1) If the CH followed the accepted or approved process; (2) If the CH provided avionic maintenance program standards for systems such as; LLM, EWIS, FDR, CVR, RVSM, ADS-B, ANSP, and EFB.

 (AW) Avionic Systems/Programs Element includes the following System(s) and Subsystem(s)

Questions Answers Comments
  4.6.1 (AW) Avionic Systems/Programs
1   
Best describe how the procedures were followed to ensure that personnel were fully informed of:

      #1 LLM procedures; and
      #2 New LLM equipment.

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 1:01:42 PM, 

QID:
 00017006, 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 procedures were followed when the LLM maintenance program was revised and updated.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 1:01:34 PM, 

QID:
 00017014, 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
3   
Best describe how the procedures were followed for the identification, monitoring, and reporting of lower minimum system and component discrepancies for the purpose of quality control and analysis.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 1:01:29 PM, 

QID:
 00017023, 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
4   
Best describe how the procedures were followed for defining, monitoring, and reporting chronic and repetitive LLM system discrepancies.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 1:01:29 PM, 

QID:
 00017024, 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
5   
Best describe how the procedures were coordinated between operations and maintenance personnel for the aircraft LLM system status?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 1:01:28 PM, 

QID:
 00017029, 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
6   
Best describe how the procedures were followed to upgrade or downgrade LLM system status for low visibility operations and to ensure that the following were aware of aircraft and system status:

      #1 Flight crews;
      #2 Maintenance department;
      #3 Inspection department;
      #4 Dispatch; and
      #5 Other administrative personnel as necessary.

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 1:01:20 PM, 

QID:
 00017083, 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
7   
Best describe how the procedures were followed to prevent modifications to systems and components that could adversely affect LLM operations when incorporating:

      #1 Software changes;
      #2 Service bulletins;
      #3 Hardware additions; or
      #4 Hardware modifications.

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

NOTE: Changes to system components should be consistent with the aircraft manufacturer’s, avionics manufacturer’s, industry, or FAA-accepted criteria or processes.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 1:01:04 PM, 

QID:
 00017102, 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
8   
Best describe how the certificate holder followed procedures to notify the crew when the aircraft became restricted from operating in RVSM airspace.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 10 Sec 1, 91.180

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "D092") ,  Rev.  4  6/27/2019 11:30:31 AM, 

QID:
 00017116, 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
9   
Best describe how the procedures were followed for the maintenance of the EFB system?


REFERENCES: A061, AC-120-76, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 15 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A061") ,  Rev.  1  5/5/2015 10:16:41 AM, 

QID:
 00048742, 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
10   
Verify that the records show a CVR's associated Underwater Locating Device (ULD) was functionally tested concurrently with battery replacement in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 9

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (A/C EQUIPMENT = "CVR INSTALLED") ,  Rev.  3  9/14/2016 1:09:36 PM, 

QID:
 00016775, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records showed compliance had been met
  The records did not show that compliance had been met
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
11   
Verify that the records show a FDR's associated Underwater Locating Device (ULD) was functionally tested concurrently with battery replacement in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations.


REFERENCES: AC-20-141, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 8

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED") ,  Rev.  2  9/14/2016 1:09:36 PM, 

QID:
 00016800, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records showed compliance had been met
  The records did not show that compliance had been met
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
12   
Verify the records show that for each channel the audio was:

      #1 Recorded properly;
      #2 Intelligible; and
      #3 Free from electrical noise or other interference.

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 9, 135.151

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "CVR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/17/2014 4:44:54 PM, 

QID:
 00016961, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records showed compliance had been met
  The records did not show that compliance had been met
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
13   
Verify the records show that the CVR that meets the standards of TSO-C123a, or later revision, was checked to record at least 2 hours of information.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 9, 135.151

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "CVR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00016965, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records showed compliance had been met
  The records did not show that compliance had been met
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
14   
Verify the records show datalink messages were checked for proper recording.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 9, 135.151

NOTE: Operators and avionics installers should use the information contained in Information for Operators, InFO 16004, to ensure compliance with applicable regulations when considering DLC modifications

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "CVR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/20/2016 10:49:21 AM, 

QID:
 00016966, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records showed compliance had been met
  The records did not show that compliance had been met
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
15   
Did the Operator retain 60 days of information, or longer if requested by the Administrator or Board, for an accident or NTSB reportable occurrence?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 9, 135.151

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "CVR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00016967, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
16   
Verify the records show that a CVR's acoustic beacon was operationally tested per the recommended procedures and within its scheduled interval.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 9

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "CVR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00016969, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records showed compliance had been met
  The records did not show that compliance had been met
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
17   
Verify the records show that the FDR parameters were identified, recorded, and stored for rapid retrieval.


REFERENCES: AC-20-141, 135.152

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  2  3/29/2014 7:09:18 AM, 

QID:
 00016970, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records showed compliance had been met
  The records did not show that compliance had been met
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
18   
Verify the records show that FDR parameters:

      #1 Were within required accuracy ranges;
      #2 Were within required sampling rates; and
      #3 Had required resolutions.

REFERENCES: AC-20-141, 135.152

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/17/2014 4:44:55 PM, 

QID:
 00016971, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records showed compliance had been met
  The records did not show that compliance had been met
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
19   
Verify the records show that functional checks of dedicated sensors to the DFDR system were performed.


REFERENCES: AC-20-141, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 8, 135.152

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00016976, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records showed compliance had been met
  The records did not show that compliance had been met
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
20   
Did the Operator maintain a document that was used to convert FDR recorded values to corresponding engineering units or discrete states?


REFERENCES: AC-20-141, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 8, 135.152

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00016977, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
21   
Verify the records show that the recorded FDR correlation data met the sampling rate, range, resolution, and accuracy for each parameter listed in 14 CFR Part 135 Appendicies, as required.


REFERENCES: AC-20-141, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 8, 135.152

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00016978, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records showed compliance had been met
  The records did not show that compliance had been met
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
22   
Verify the records show that, for each aircraft, whether the flight data recorder parameters listed in 135.156 were filtered or not filtered.


REFERENCES: AC-20-141, 135.156

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00016979, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records showed compliance had been met
  The records did not show that compliance had been met
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
23   
Verify the records show that procedures were followed to accurately and repeatedly reconstruct the original sensor signal, for each airplane, of any filtered parameter listed in 135.156.


REFERENCES: AC-20-141, 135.156

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00016980, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records showed compliance had been met
  The records did not show that compliance had been met
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
24   
Did the Operator retain:

      #1 A minimum of 25 hours for airplanes or 10 hours for rotocraft of FDR recorded data; and
      #2 FDR data and recording media for 60 days in the event of an accident or NTSB reportable occurrence?

REFERENCES: 135.152(d), 135.152(e)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/17/2014 4:44:55 PM, 

QID:
 00016981, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
25   
Verify the records show that the certificate holder performed FDR:

      #1 Operational checks; and
      #2 System functional checks.

REFERENCES: AC-20-141, 135.152

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  3  6/25/2020 9:58:45 AM, 

QID:
 00016984, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records showed compliance had been met
  The records did not show that compliance had been met
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
26   
Verify that FDR system ICAs were performed to ensure the airworthiness of the FDR:

      #1 Data stream;
      #2 Dedicated sources;
      #3 Removal and replacement; and
      #4 Software.

REFERENCES: AC-20-141, 135.152

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/17/2014 4:44:56 PM, 

QID:
 00016988, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records showed compliance had been met
  The records did not show that compliance had been met
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
27   
Verify that the records show the ATC transponder was tested and inspected and found to comply with 14 CFR Part 43 Appendix F within the preceding 24 calendar months.


REFERENCES: 91.413

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND NOT (A/C CATEGORY = "UAS ONLY") ,  Rev.  2  9/28/2020 3:10:53 PM, 

QID:
 00017001, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records showed compliance had been met
  The records did not show that compliance had been met
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
28   
Verify that the records show personnel were trained and qualified for LLM maintenance and inspection of:

      #1 Aircraft;
      #2 Appliances; and
      #3 Systems.

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 1:01:43 PM, 

QID:
 00017002, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
29   
Were there adequate facilities and equipment for LLM:

      #1 Maintenance;
      #2 Preventive maintenance; and
      #3 Alterations?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 1:01:41 PM, 

QID:
 00017009, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
30   
Were the maintenance personnel familiar with the certificate holder's approved LLM program and their individual responsibilities in accomplishing that program?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 1:01:39 PM, 

QID:
 00017013, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
31   
Were the personnel who were assigned LLM responsibility in the following roles identified, recorded, or designated:

      #1 Managing the program;
      #2 Performing the program;
      #3 Maintaining the program; or
      #4 Performing quality assurance for the program?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

NOTE: This includes identification of any contractor or subcontractor organization, or where applicable, their personnel.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 1:01:34 PM, 

QID:
 00017015, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
32   
Did the certificate holder verify the certification and configuration status of each aircraft brought into the LLM maintenance program?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

NOTE: Each aircraft should meet relevant criteria specified by the applicable aircraft manufacturer or avionics manufacturer for associated systems and equipment (e.g., valid U.S. TC, appropriate STC records and compliance, assessment of status of any engineering orders, AD’s, service bulletins, or other compliance).

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 1:01:31 PM, 

QID:
 00017020, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
33   
Did the certificate holder identify modifications, additions, and changes, which were made to qualify aircraft systems for CAT II or CAT III operations or minima, if other than as specified in the AFM, TC, or STC?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 1:01:30 PM, 

QID:
 00017021, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
34   
Verify the records show that the procedures were followed for the identification of maintenance requirements and log entries necessary when making changes to LLM minima status.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 1:01:30 PM, 

QID:
 00017022, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
35   
Verify the records show that aircraft remained out of lower minimum status until successful corrective action was verified for chronic and repetitive discrepancies.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 1:01:29 PM, 

QID:
 00017025, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
36   
Was the aircraft LLM system status:

      #1 Placarded properly; and
      #2 Clearly documented in the aircraft log book?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 1:01:28 PM, 

QID:
 00017026, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
37   
Verify the records show that a downgrade to an aircraft's low visibility capability status occurred when maintenance was performed by people other than those:

      #1 Trained;
      #2 Qualified; and
      #3 Authorized.

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 1:01:27 PM, 

QID:
 00017030, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
38   
Verify that the records show system ground checks and system flight checks, as applicable, were performed following periodic maintenance.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 1:01:26 PM, 

QID:
 00017034, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
39   
Verify that the records show at least one satisfactory CAT II landing:

      #1 Operation within 6 months;
      #2 Satisfactory systems ground check within 6 months; or
      #3 Within the period specified by the aircraft or avionics manufacturer for an aircraft to remain in CAT II status.

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

NOTE: Maintenance programs meeting requirements for and approved for Category III typically are also considered acceptable for Category II. Aircraft low visibility systems status, however, must be clearly identified for pilots, maintenance, and dispatch, when combined programs are used.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 1:01:51 PM, 

QID:
 00017035, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
40   
Verify that the records show at least one satisfactory CAT III landing:

      #1 Operation within 30 days;
      #2 Satisfactory systems ground check within 30 days; or
      #3 Within the time period approved for the Operator.

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "C060" OR "H109") ,  Rev.  4  12/28/2021 9:33:42 AM, 

QID:
 00017039, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
41   
Verify that the records show the recurrent LLM training was accomplished:

      #1 At least annually;
      #2 When a person had not been involved in the maintenance of the specified aircraft (e.g., greater than 6 months); or
      #3 When a person had not been involved in LLM systems for an extended period (e.g., greater than 6 months).

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 1:01:25 PM, 

QID:
 00017043, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
42   
Verify that the records show the LLM systems training included the following subject areas:

      #1 Operational concepts;
      #2 Aircraft types and systems affected;
      #3 Aircraft variants and differences where applicable;
      #4 LLM procedures;
      #5 Manuals and technical reference availability and use;
      #6 Processes, tools, or test equipment to be used;
      #7 Quality control; and
      #8 Methods for testing and return to service and sign-offs required.

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 1:01:25 PM, 

QID:
 00017047, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
43   
Verify the records show that LLM systems training included the following subject areas:

      #1 MEL application;
      #2 General information for obtaining technical assistance when necessary;
      #3 Coordination with other parts of the organization (e.g., flight operations, dispatch); and
      #4 Other program requirements unique to the certificate holder or aircraft types or variants flown (e.g., human factors considerations, problem reporting).

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 1:01:23 PM, 

QID:
 00017056, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
44   
Verify the records show that LLM training included company procedures for the use of outside vendors or vendor's parts that:

      #1 Ensured compatibility to program requirements; and
      #2 Established measures to control and account for parts overall quality assurance.

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 1:01:23 PM, 

QID:
 00017061, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
45   
Verify the records show that LLM training covered company procedures for:

      #1 Tracking and control of components that are "swapped" between systems for troubleshooting; and
      #2 Total system testing and removal of aircraft from lower minimum status when "swapping" for troubleshooting.

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 1:01:23 PM, 

QID:
 00017064, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
46   
Verify the records show that LLM training included company procedures for assessment, tracking, and controlling the accomplishment of changes to components or systems pertinent to low visibility operations.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

NOTE: This includes AD’s, service bulletins, engineering orders, and FAR requirements.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 1:01:53 PM, 

QID:
 00017067, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
47   
Verify the records show that LLM training included company procedures for recording and reporting lower minimum operation(s) that were discontinued or interrupted because of system(s) malfunction.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 1:01:22 PM, 

QID:
 00017068, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
48   
Verify the records show that LLM training included company procedures for the following items related to system and component software changes, updates, or periodic updates:

      #1 Installation;
      #2 Evaluation;
      #3 Control; and
      #4 Testing.

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 1:01:22 PM, 

QID:
 00017069, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
49   
Verify the records show that LLM training included company procedures for the MEL remarks section that identifies low-visibility-related:

      #1 Systems and components;
      #2 Limitations; and
      #3 Requirements for upgrading or downgrading.

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 1:01:21 PM, 

QID:
 00017074, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
50   
Verify the records show that LLM training included company procedures for identifying and addressing performance assurance to include any necessary low-visibility-related components and systems, such as:

      #1 Using "built-in test" features;
      #2 Identifying RII; and
      #3 Providing quality assurance.

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 1:01:21 PM, 

QID:
 00017078, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
51   
Verify the records show that LLM test equipment was periodically re-evaluated using a list of primary and secondary standards traceable to the national standard or the manufacturer's calibration standards.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 1:01:20 PM, 

QID:
 00017082, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
52   
Verify that the records show contract facilities or personnel followed the LLM FAA-approved maintenance program when approving an aircraft for return to service.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 1:01:20 PM, 

QID:
 00017089, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
53   
Verify the records show that periodic flight guidance system and autoland system checks were conducted per LLM procedures.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 11

NOTE: A reliable record such as a logbook entry or computer ACARS record showing satisfactory performance within the previous 6 months for Category II or 30 days for Category III.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) AND ((OPSPEC = "C061") OR (OPSPEC = "H110")) ,  Rev.  2  2/28/2018 1:01:12 PM, 

QID:
 00017090, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
54   
Verify the records show that the certificate holder followed LLM program procedures for flight guidance and autoland periodic assessments on satisfactory and unsatisfactory performance.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

NOTE: The certificate holder shall incorporate into their maintenance program the EFVS manufacturer’s requirements for maintenance and instructions for continued airworthiness for the EFVS equipment and aircraft listed in Table 1 of this operations specification.  This requirement includes cleaning, inspection, adjusting, testing, lubrication, and any other specified requirements.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) AND ((OPSPEC = "C061") OR (OPSPEC = "H110")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 1:01:11 PM, 

QID:
 00017091, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
55   
Did the certificate holder submit a LLM monthly summary, for 1 year after LLM operations were authorized, to the responsible Flight Standards office that included:

      #1 Total number of approaches tracked;
      #2 The number of satisfactory approached tracked;
      #3 Aircraft type;
      #4 System type;
      #5 RVR (if known);
      #6 Total number of unsatisfactory approaches;
      #7 Reasons for unsatisfactory performance by category; and
      #8 Total number of unscheduled component removals for the related avionics systems?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  5  6/27/2019 11:30:28 AM, 

QID:
 00017092, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
56   
Were the LLM reliability reports submitted by the certificate holder per the procedures?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

NOTE: Reports are submitted after the initial LLM operations authorization period.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 1:01:07 PM, 

QID:
 00017101, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
57   
Verify the records show that the certificate holder followed procedures to retain LLM records necessary to determine the appropriate airworthiness configuration and status of each aircraft intended for LLM operation.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

NOTE: This includes both the Operator's and any applicable contract maintenance organization's records.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 1:01:04 PM, 

QID:
 00017107, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
58   
Verify the certificate holder has listed its RVSM approved aircraft and met the requirements within OpSpec D092.


REFERENCES: AC-91-85, D092, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 10 Sec 1, 91 Appendix G, 91.180

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "D092") ,  Rev.  3  6/27/2019 11:30:32 AM, 

QID:
 00017108, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The OpSpec was accurate
  The OpSpec contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
59   
Did the certificate holder use accurate and calibrated test equipment?


REFERENCES: AC-91-85, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 2, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 11 Sec 17, 91 Appendix G

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "D092") ,  Rev.  3  6/27/2019 11:30:31 AM, 

QID:
 00017121, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The test equipment were accurate and calibrated
  The test equipment were not consistently accurate and calibrated
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
60   
Did the certificate holder replace RVSM avionics equipment with equipment that was:

      #1 Manufactured to the same manufacturer specification;
      #2 The same part number; or
      #3 A different part number providing equivalent system performance supported by approved data?

REFERENCES: 91 Appendix G, 91.180

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "D092") ,  Rev.  4  6/27/2019 11:30:31 AM, 

QID:
 00017128, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
61   
Was the TCAS utilized by the certificate holder compatible with the RVSM operations?


REFERENCES: 91 Appendix G, 91.180

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "D092") ,  Rev.  3  6/27/2019 11:30:31 AM, 

QID:
 00017132, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
62   
Verify that the certificate holder reported each altitude-keeping performance error event to the FAA.


REFERENCES: AC-91-85, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 10 Sec 1, 91 Appendix G

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "D092") ,  Rev.  3  6/27/2019 11:30:31 AM, 

QID:
 00017133, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records showed consistent accurate altitude error reporting
  The records do not show consistent accurate altitude error reporting
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
63   
Veriffy the LLM program complies with the maintenance program for the EFVS equipment and aircraft listed in Table 1 of this operations specification?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 5, C048

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "C048" ) ,  Rev.  2  3/29/2014 12:02:55 AM, 

QID:
 00017134, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
64   
Did the certificate holder follow the Design Approval Holder (DAH) procedures or Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICAs) developed to meet special conditions (SCs) addressing electronic system security.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 61 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") ,  Rev.  1  10/20/2016 11:09:18 AM, 

QID:
 00050646, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
65   
Verify that the records show the ATC transponder was tested and inspected and found to comply with 14 CFR Part 43 Appendix F within the preceding 24 calendar months.


REFERENCES: 91.413(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "D072") AND NOT (A/C CATEGORY = "UAS ONLY") ,  Rev.  2  9/28/2020 3:10:53 PM, 

QID:
 00051157, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records showed compliance had been met
  The records did not show that compliance had been met
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
66   
Verify the records show tests and inspections were conducted within the preceding 24 calendar months to verify the following complied with14 CFR Part 43 Appendices E and F:

      #1 Each static pressure system;
      #2 Each altimeter instrument; and
      #3 Each automatic pressure altitude reporting system.

REFERENCES: 91.411

NOTE: This is not required when system drain or alternate static pressure valves are used.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((OPSPEC = "D101") OR (OPSPEC = "D102") OR (OPSPEC = "D104")) ,  Rev.  2  1/8/2018 9:32:56 AM, 

QID:
 00051158, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records showed compliance had been met
  The records did not show that compliance had been met
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
67   
Verify that after any installation or maintenance where data correspondence error could be introduced, records show tests and inspections were accomplished to verify compliance with 14 CFR Part 43 Appendix E and 91.217 after any installation or maintenance of the:

      #1 ATC transponder; or
      #2 Automatic pressure altitude reporting system of the ATC transponder.

REFERENCES: 91.217, 91.411, 91.413

NOTE: For RVSM operations; an appropriately rated person(s) must follow the altimeter and static system testing requirements listed in the manufacturer’s recommended aircraft maintenance program or instructions for continued airworthiness (ICA) to ensure correspondence as required.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((OPSPEC = "D101") OR (OPSPEC = "D102") OR (OPSPEC = "D104")) ,  Rev.  3  3/29/2021 2:01:32 PM, 

QID:
 00051162, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records showed compliance had been met
  The records did not show that compliance had been met
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
68   
Verify that after any opening and closing of the static pressure system, the records show the accomplishment of tests and inspections that verified the system complied with 14 CFR Part 43 Appendix E.


REFERENCES: 91.411

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((OPSPEC = "D101") OR (OPSPEC = "D102") OR (OPSPEC = "D104")) ,  Rev.  2  1/8/2018 9:32:57 AM, 

QID:
 00051181, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records showed compliance had been met
  The records did not show that compliance had been met
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
69   
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
70   
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
71   
Did the certificate holder follow the ADS-B Instructions for Continued Airworthiness to include periodic inspections and maintenance?


REFERENCES: AC-20-165

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND NOT (A/C CATEGORY = "UAS ONLY") ,  Rev.  3  9/28/2020 3:10:53 PM, 

QID:
 00052620, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
72   
Did the certificate holder ensure that Transponders which incorporate ADS-B functionality continue to meet the operational requirements of 14 CFR 91.215, 91.217, and 91.413?


REFERENCES: AC-20-165

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND NOT (A/C CATEGORY = "UAS ONLY") ,  Rev.  3  9/28/2020 3:10:53 PM, 

QID:
 00052621, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
73   
Did the certificate holder ensure that ICA’s for ADS-B system installation includes how to accomplish a complete functional check of the system?


REFERENCES: AC-20-165

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND NOT (A/C CATEGORY = "UAS ONLY") ,  Rev.  3  9/28/2020 3:10:54 PM, 

QID:
 00052622, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
74   
Did the certificate holder ensure that design changes to interfacing components to ADS-B system are compatible and the ICA’s for each interfacing system has been updated?


REFERENCES: AC-20-165

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND NOT (A/C CATEGORY = "UAS ONLY") ,  Rev.  3  9/28/2020 3:10:54 PM, 

QID:
 00052623, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
75   
Did the certificate holder ensure the ADS-B equipment installation met the requirements of 91.227?


REFERENCES: 91.227, AC-20-165

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND NOT (A/C CATEGORY = "UAS ONLY") ,  Rev.  3  9/28/2020 3:10:54 PM, 

QID:
 00052624, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
76   
Did the certificate holder follow its procedures to prevent interference to ATC, ADS-B IN and TCAS equipped aircraft in the area?


REFERENCES: AC-20-165

NOTE: Transmitting aircraft position with simulated airborne altitudes while on the surface will produce false targets for the ATC surveillance systems or airborne ADS-B IN and TCAS equipped aircraft. Certificate holders should follow DAH and test set manufacturer’s procedures that may include antenna couplers, direct connect or RF attenuation devices to eliminate the chance of simulated altitude signal escape.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  2  3/29/2021 2:01:36 PM, 

QID:
 00056189, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
77   
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
78   
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
79   
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
80   
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
81   
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
82   
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
83   
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
84   
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
85   
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
86   
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
87   
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
88   
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