Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 2.2.3 (OP) Pilot Operating Limitations / Recent Experience DCT Type: ED DCT Specialty: Operations Peer Group: A - Part 121 Air Operators DCT Revision: 11.0 on 06/25/20 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): To maintain pilot operating experience and currency requirements.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine if the CH will be able to; (1) Comply with regulations; (2) Maintain pilot operating experience and currency requirements.

The (OP) Pilot Operating Limitations / Recent Experience Element includes the following System(s) and Subsystem(s)

Questions Answers Comments
  2.2.3 (OP) Pilot Operating Limitations / Recent Experience
1   
Does the process design ensure the individual with responsibility provides both financial and human resources for the safety and quality performance of this element?


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

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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:45 PM, 

QID:
 00051915, Response Details: Responsibility ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
2   
Is the person with authority clearly identifiable, qualified and knowledgeable to effectively plan, direct and control resources, change procedures and make key determinations including safety risk acceptance decisions for this element?


REFERENCES: 5.23(a), 5.23(b), 5.25(c)

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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051916, Response Details: Authority ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
3   
Do process measurement(s) exist to evaluate the performance of this element and implement corrective action if necessary?


REFERENCES: 5.75, 5.71, 5.73

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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051917, Response Details: Process Measurement ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
4   
Do the procedures specify that a person may serve as a required crewmember of an airplane only if the person has satisfactorily met the following requirements on that airplane type and in that crewmember position:

      #1 Operating Experience;
      #2 Operating cycles; and
      #3 Line operating flight time?

REFERENCES: 121.434(a), 121.434(b)

NOTE: Consult 121.434(a) for limited exceptions to this provision and 121.434(b),(c), (d), (f), and (g) for detailed requirements that must be met in each of these areas.

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  6/25/2020 9:59:52 AM, 

QID:
 00002770, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
5   
Do the procedures specify the following exceptions, as applicable, to the crewmember requirements for Operating Experience, operating cycles, and line operating flight time for consolidation of knowledge and skills required by 121.434:

      #1 Crewmembers other than PIC may serve in their respective positions as provided in 121.434;
      #2 Pilots who are meeting the PIC requirements may serve as SIC; and
      #3 Separate Operating Experience, operating cycles, and line operating flight time for consolidation of knowledge and skills are not required for variations within the same type of airplane?
      #4 A deviation based upon designation of related aircraft in accordance with 121.418(b)?

REFERENCES: 121.434(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.  4  2/27/2018 2:28:49 PM, 

QID:
 00002774, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
6   
Do the procedures specify that flight crewmembers acquiring the Operating Experience, operating cycles, and line operating flight time must:

      #1 Hold the certificate and ratings appropriate to the crewmember position and the airplane;
      #2 Have satisfactorily completed the appropriate ground and flight training for the airplane type and crewmember position; and
      #3 Have acquired the required experience in flight operations under 14 CFR Part 121?

REFERENCES: 121.434(b)

NOTE: If the certificate holder has not previously operated the aircraft type, the required experience may be acquired during proving flights and ferry flights.

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  6/25/2020 9:59:53 AM, 

QID:
 00002778, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
7   
Do the procedures specify that for a person to acquire the required Operating Experience and operating cycles necessary to perform as PIC, he or she must:

      #1 Perform the duties of the PIC under the supervision of a check pilot who is serving as PIC and occupying a pilot seat; and
      #2 Be observed by an FAA inspector during one flight leg that includes a takeoff and landing if they are completing initial or upgrade training?

REFERENCES: 121.434(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  2/27/2018 2:28:49 PM, 

QID:
 00002782, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8   
Do the procedures specify that for a transitioning PIC, the check pilot may occupy the observer's seat during the Operating Experience and operating cycles, if the transitioning pilot:

      #1 Has made at least two takeoffs and landings in the type airplane; and
      #2 Has demonstrated to the check pilot that he or she is qualified to perform the duties of a PIC on that type of airplane?

REFERENCES: 121.434(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.  4  6/25/2020 9:59:54 AM, 

QID:
 00002785, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
9   
Do the procedures specify that when acquiring the required Operating Experience and operating cycles, a SIC must perform his or her duties under the supervision of an appropriately qualified check pilot?


REFERENCES: 121.434(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.  2  2/27/2018 2:28:49 PM, 

QID:
 00002788, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
10   
Do the procedures specify that for initial training, pilots must receive four operating cycles with the pilot flying the airplane for at least two of those cycles, and the following required hours, as appropriate:

      #1 15 hours for Group I reciprocating-powered airplanes;
      #2 20 hours for Group I turbopropeller-powered airplanes; and
      #3 25 hours for Group II airplanes?

REFERENCES: 121.434(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  2/27/2018 2:28:50 PM, 

QID:
 00002789, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
11   
Do the procedures specify that for transition training, pilots must receive four operating cycles with the pilot flying the airplane for at least two of those cycles, and the following required hours, as appropriate:

      #1 10 hours for Group I reciprocating-powered airplanes;
      #2 12 hours for Group I turbopropeller-powered airplanes;
      #3 25 hours for PICs in Group II airplanes; and
      #4 15 hours for SIC pilots in Group II airplanes?

REFERENCES: 121.434(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.  4  6/25/2020 9:59:55 AM, 

QID:
 00002793, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
12   
Do the procedures specify that for transition training conducted in a program that includes a course of training in a FFS under 121.409(c), each PIC must receive at least four operating cycles with at least two as the pilot flying the airplane, and the following required hours, as appropriate:

      #1 15 hours for Group I reciprocating-powered airplanes;
      #2 20 hours for Group I turbopropeller-powered airplanes; and
      #3 25 hours for Group II airplanes?

REFERENCES: 121.434(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.  4  6/25/2020 9:59:57 AM, 

QID:
 00002798, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
13   
Do the procedures specify that flight engineers must receive the following hours of training:

      #1 8 hours for Group I reciprocating-powered airplanes;
      #2 10 hours for Group I turbopropeller-powered airplanes; and
      #3 12 hours for Group II airplanes?

REFERENCES: 121.434(d)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( CREWMEMBERS = "FLIGHT ENGINEERS" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/21/2014 10:38:08 PM, 

QID:
 00002802, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
14   
Do the procedures specify that flight crewmembers may substitute one additional takeoff and landing for each hour of flight to meet the Operating Experience requirements as long as the reduction does not exceed 50% of the flight hour requirement?


REFERENCES: 121.434(f)

NOTE: This does not apply to those in Group II initial training and SIC pilots in Group II transition training.

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  6/25/2020 9:59:57 AM, 

QID:
 00002806, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
15   
Do the procedures specify that a pilot must acquire at least 100 hours of line operating flight time within 120 days after the completion of a proficiency check or any part of the flight maneuvers and procedures portion of a practical test?


REFERENCES: 121.434(g)

NOTE: Part 121.434(h) contains exceptions to this requirement that are addressed elsewhere in this DCT.

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  2/27/2018 2:28:50 PM, 

QID:
 00002807, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
16   
Do the procedures specify that a pilot is not required to complete line operating flight time before serving as PIC or SIC if:

      #1 That pilot had qualified and served on a particular type airplane in operations before August 25, 1995; or
      #2 That pilot has previously completed the line operating flight time while serving as SIC on the same type airplane?

REFERENCES: 121.434(h)

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  6/25/2020 10:00:01 AM, 

QID:
 00002808, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
17   
Do the procedures specify that if a pilot serves on another airplane type before completing the required 100 hours of line operating flight time on the newly qualified airplane type, the pilot must complete the certificate holder's approved refresher training before serving as pilot on the newly qualified airplane?


REFERENCES: 121.434(h)

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  2/27/2018 2:28:51 PM, 

QID:
 00002811, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
18   
Do the procedures specify that if the required 100 hours of line operating flight time are not completed within 120 days, the certificate holder may extend the 120 day period to no more than 150 days if:

      #1 The pilot continues to meet all other applicable requirements of 14 CFR part 121; and
      #2 On or before the 120th day, the pilot completes the certificate holder's approved refresher training or a check pilot determines that the pilot has retained an adequate level of proficiency after observing the pilot in a supervised line operating flight?

REFERENCES: 121.434(h)

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  2/27/2018 2:28:51 PM, 

QID:
 00002812, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
19   
Do the procedures specify that the reductions in the Operating Experience hours are not subject to the reductions allowed by 121.405 and 121.409?


REFERENCES: 121.434(i)

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  6/25/2020 10:00:03 AM, 

QID:
 00002815, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
20   
Do the procedures specify that flight crewmembers must accomplish at least three takeoffs and landings in the previous 90 days in the airplane type?


REFERENCES: 121.439(a)

NOTE: These maneuvers may be made in a level B or higher FFS approved for the certificate holder.

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  6/25/2020 10:00:04 AM, 

QID:
 00002816, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
21   
Do the procedures specify that if a required flight crewmember has not made at least three takeoffs and landings within the preceding 90 days, he/she must re-establish recency of experience by making at least three takeoffs and landings in the type airplane in which that person is to serve, or in a level B or higher FFS, under the supervision of a check airman, including:

      #1 At least one takeoff with a simulated failure of the most critical powerplant;
      #2 At least one landing from an ILS approach to the lowest ILS minimum authorized for the certificate holder; and
      #3 At least one landing to a full stop?

REFERENCES: 121.439(b)

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  6/25/2020 10:00:05 AM, 

QID:
 00002817, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
22   
Do the procedures specify that when a FFS is used to meet or to re-establish recency of experience requirements:

      #1 Each of the required crewmember positions must be occupied by a qualified person; and
      #2 The FFS must be operated in a normal inflight environment without use of the FFS repositioning features?

REFERENCES: 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 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  6/25/2020 10:00:06 AM, 

QID:
 00002824, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
23   
Do the procedures specify that when a pilot is re-establishing recency of experience, a check airman must certify that the pilot is proficient and qualified to perform flight duties in line operations?


REFERENCES: 121.439(e)

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  6/25/2020 10:00:06 AM, 

QID:
 00002827, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
24   
Do the procedures specify if a PIC has less than 100 hours of PIC experience in that type of airplane during 14 CFR Part 121 operations, he or she must increase the landing minimums for regular, provisional, or refueling airports by 100 feet and one-half mile or the runway RVR?


REFERENCES: C054, 121.652(a), 121.652(b)

NOTE: The minimums do not need to be increased above those applicable to the alternate airports, and the landing minimums may not be less than 300 feet and one mile. The 100 hours of pilot in command experience required by 121.652(a) may be reduced (not to exceed 50 percent) by substituting one landing in operations under this part in the type of airplane for 1 required hour of pilot in command experience, if the pilot has at least 100 hours as pilot in command of another type airplane in operations under this part

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00002828, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
25   
Do the procedures specify that even though CAT II minimums are authorized in the OpSpecs, they do not apply until the PIC has met the Operating Experience requirements of 121.652(a) in the type of airplane he or she is operating?


REFERENCES: C060, 121.652(a), 121.652(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") ,  Rev.  2  2/27/2018 2:28:42 PM, 

QID:
 00002829, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
26   
Do the procedures specify the Operator's general informational requirements in FAA Order 8000.88, as specified in AC 120-68, PRIA:

      #1 Pilot training records;
      #2 Records concerning qualifications, proficiency, or professional competence of the individual, including comments and evaluations made by a check airman;
      #3 Records of any disciplinary action(s) that were not subsequently overturned, if these disciplinary actions pertained to the individual's performance as a pilot; and
      #4 Any release from employment or resignation, termination, or disqualification of the individual with respect to employment?

REFERENCES: AC-120-68, 8000.88 Ch 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/21/2014 10:38:18 PM, 

QID:
 00002830, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
27   
Do the procedures specify the Operator's PRIA requirements in FAA Order 8000.88, as specified in AC 120-68, PRIA?


REFERENCES: AC-120-68, 8000.88 Ch 2

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00002835, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
28   
Do the procedures specify the Operator's drug and alcohol testing requirements in FAA Order 8000.88, as specified in AC 120-68, PRIA:

      #1 Confirmed alcohol test results indicating an alcohol concentration of 0.04 or greater;
      #2 Verified positive drug test results;
      #3 Documentation of refusals to take required alcohol and/or drug tests (including substituted or adulterated test results);
      #4 Documentation of other violations of DOT agency drug and alcohol testing regulations;
      #5 Substance Abuse Professional reports;
      #6 All followup test results and schedules for followup tests, including documentation of the return-to-duty test;
      #7 Information obtained from previous employers concerning drug and/or alcohol violations; and
      #8 Records of negative and canceled drug test results, and confirmed alcohol test results with an alcohol concentration of less than 0.039?

REFERENCES: AC-120-68, 8000.88 Ch 3

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  2  5/21/2014 10:38:19 PM, 

QID:
 00002836, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
29   
Do the procedures specify if the SIC has fewer than 100 hours of flight time (as SIC in operations under 14 CFR Part 121 in the type airplane being flown) and the PIC is not an appropriately qualified check pilot, the PIC must make all takeoffs and landings in the following situations:

      #1 At special airports designated by the Administrator or at special airports designated by the certificate holder;
      #2 The prevailing visibility value in the latest weather report for the airport is at or below 3/4 mile;
      #3 The runway visual range for the runway to be used is at or below 4,000 feet;
      #4 The runway to be used has water, snow, slush, or similar conditions that may adversely affect airplane performance;
      #5 The braking action on the runway to be used is reported to be less than "good";
      #6 The crosswind component for the runway to be used is in excess of 15 knots;
      #7 Windshear is reported in the vicinity of the airport; and
      #8 Any other condition in which the PIC determines it to be prudent to exercise the PIC's prerogative?

REFERENCES: 121.438(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.  3  2/27/2018 2:28:52 PM, 

QID:
 00002845, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
30   
Do the procedures specify that personnel may not conduct operations under 14 CFR Part 121 unless, for that type airplane, either the PIC or the SIC has at least 75 hours of line operating flight time, either as PIC or SIC?


REFERENCES: A005, 121.438(b)

NOTE: The Administrator may, upon application by the Operator, authorize deviations from these requirements by an appropriate amendment to the OpSpecs in any of the following circumstances: -A newly certificated Operator does not employ any pilots who meet the minimum requirements of this paragraph; -An existing Operator adds to its fleet a type airplane not before proven for use in its operations; and -An existing Operator establishes a new domicile to which it assigns pilots who will be required to become qualified on the airplanes operated from that domicile.

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  2/27/2018 2:28:52 PM, 

QID:
 00002854, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
31   
Do procedures exist in enough detail to meet the regulatory and guidance requirements for this element to produce the intended results?


Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  1  3/13/2018 11:30:19 AM, 

QID:
 00051912, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
32   
Do the procedures require that pilots who satisfactorily completed the preflight visual inspection of an aircraft by approved pictorial means during an initial, transition, conversion, or upgrade proficiency check, also demonstrate proficiency to a check pilot on at least one complete exterior and interior preflight visual inspection prior to completion of OE?


REFERENCES: 121.434(b)

NOTE: For part 135 certificate holders who conduct proficiency checks under part 121 Subpart O, refer to 135.3 for applicability.

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 10:04:30 AM, 

QID:
 00056228, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
33   
Do controls exist within this element that ensure risks are reduced to an acceptable level?


REFERENCES: 5.51, 5.53, 5.55

Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:45 PM, 

QID:
 00051913, Response Details: Controls ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
34   
Does the certificate holder have a method to evaluate the impact of changes on related processes (interfaces) for this element?


Safety Attribute: Interfaces,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:45 PM, 

QID:
 00051914, Response Details: Interfaces ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
35   
Does the process design require that individuals understand their safety role and how it contributes 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  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

QID:
 00051918, Response Details: Safety Ownership ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No


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  N/A Response Detail (Released, 2.0)
1 Not applicable or authorized for the certificate holder or applicant
2 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  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  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  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  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  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