Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 2.2.3 (OP) Pilot Operating Limitations / Recent Experience DCT Type: ED DCT Specialty: Operations Peer Group: E - Part 135 (HAA) DCT Revision: 20.0 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: AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3

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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

QID:
 00051929, Response Details: Responsibility ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
2   
Does the process design ensure the individual with responsibility provides both financial and human resources for the safety and quality performance of this element?


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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051943, Response Details: Responsibility ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
3   
Is the person with authority clearly identifiable, qualified and knowledgeable to effectively plan, direct and control resources, change procedures and make key determinations including safety risk acceptance decisions for this element?


REFERENCES: AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3

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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051930, Response Details: Authority ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
4   
Is the person with authority clearly identifiable, qualified and knowledgeable to effectively plan, direct and control resources, change procedures and make key determinations including safety risk acceptance decisions for this element?


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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051944, Response Details: Authority ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
5   
Do process measurement(s) exist to evaluate the performance of this element and implement corrective action if necessary?


REFERENCES: AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3

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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051931, Response Details: Process Measurement ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
6   
Do process measurement(s) exist to evaluate the performance of this element and implement corrective action if necessary?


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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051945, Response Details: Process Measurement ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
7   
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
8   
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
9   
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
10   
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
11   
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
12   
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
13   
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
14   
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
15   
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
16   
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
17   
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
18   
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
19   
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
20   
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
21   
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
22   
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
23   
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
24   
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
25   
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
26   
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
27   
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
28   
Do the procedures specify that flight crewmembers must meet the applicable flight experience requirements of 14 CFR Part 61?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 5, A057, C049, 135.4(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "A057" ) ,  Rev.  2  6/24/2019 1:37:35 PM, 

QID:
 00002858, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
29   
Do the procedures specify that each eligible on-demand operation must consist of a flight crew of at least two qualified pilots employed or contracted by the Operator?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 5, A057, 135.4(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "A057" ) ,  Rev.  2  6/24/2019 1:37:35 PM, 

QID:
 00002859, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
30   
Do the procedures specify that the PIC of an eligible on-demand operation must have a minimum of 1,500 hours?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 5, A057, 135.4(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "A057" ) ,  Rev.  2  6/24/2019 1:37:35 PM, 

QID:
 00002860, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
31   
Do the procedures specify that the SIC of an eligible on-demand operation must have a minimum of 500 hours?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 5, A057, 135.4(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "A057" ) ,  Rev.  2  6/24/2019 1:37:34 PM, 

QID:
 00002861, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
32   
Do the procedures specify that:

      #1 The PIC must have an ATP and applicable type ratings; and
      #2 The SIC must have a commercial pilot certificate, multiengine ratings, and instrument ratings?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 5, A057, 135.4(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "A057" ) AND ( A/C CATEGORY = "AIRPLANE" ) AND ( PROPULSION = "MULTIENGINE" ) AND (PROPULSION = "TURBINE" ) ,  Rev.  4  6/24/2019 1:37:34 PM, 

QID:
 00002862, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
33   
Do the procedures specify that if the SIC of a fixed-wing aircraft has fewer than 100 hours of flight time in the make, model, and type of aircraft being flown (if a type rating is required) and if the PIC is not an appropriately qualified check pilot, then the PIC must make all takeoffs and landings in any of the following situations:

      #1 when landing at the destination airport when a Destination Airport Analysis is required by 135.385(f); and
      #2 if any of the conditions outlined in 14 CFR 135.4(a)(3)(ii) are present?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 5, A057, C049, 135.4(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "A057" ) ,  Rev.  3  6/24/2019 1:37:34 PM, 

QID:
 00002865, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
34   
Do the procedures specify that either the PIC or the SIC must have at least 75 hours of flight time in the make, model, and type of aircraft being flown (if a type rating is required) unless a deviation has been granted by the FAA according to 135.4(b)?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 5, A057, 135.4(a), 135.4(c)

NOTE: An eligible on-demand Operator may comply with the alternative requirements specified in 135.225(b), 135.385(f), and 135.387(b) instead of the requirements of 135.4.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "A057" ) ,  Rev.  2  6/24/2019 1:37:34 PM, 

QID:
 00002868, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
35   
Do the procedures specify that if PIC operating experience is required, that the experience must be acquired after satisfactory completion of the appropriate ground and flight training for the make and basic model aircraft and in that crewmember position?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 19 Sec 7, 135.244(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (TYPE 119 OPERATION = "COMMUTER") AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  2  2/27/2018 2:28:47 PM, 

QID:
 00002869, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
36   
Do the procedures specify that if PIC operating experience is required, that the experience must be acquired in flight during commuter passenger carrying operations?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 19 Sec 7, 135.244(b)

NOTE: In the case of an aircraft not previously used by the Operator under 14 CFR Part 135 operations, operating experience acquired in the aircraft during proving flights or ferry flights may be used to meet this requirement.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) AND (TYPE 119 OPERATION = "COMMUTER") ,  Rev.  2  2/27/2018 2:28:47 PM, 

QID:
 00002870, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
37   
Do the procedures specify that if PIC operating experience is required, each PIC must acquire the operating experience while performing the duties of a PIC under the supervision of a qualified check pilot?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 19 Sec 7, 135.244(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (TYPE 119 OPERATION = "COMMUTER") AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  2  2/27/2018 2:28:48 PM, 

QID:
 00002871, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
38   
Do the procedures include that the SIC must meet instrument experience requirements for flights under IFR?


REFERENCES: 135.245(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (CREWMEMBERS = "TWO PILOTS") AND (OPSPEC = "B032") ,  Rev.  3  6/24/2019 1:37:36 PM, 

QID:
 00002876, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
39   
Do the procedures specify that within 90 days before serving as PIC, a pilot must make three takeoffs and three landings as the sole manipulator of the flight controls in an aircraft of the same category, class, and type (if a type rating is required) in which that person is to serve?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 19 Sec 11, 135.247(a)

NOTE: For operations conducted during the period defined as night, the takeoffs and landings must have been accomplished during that period or meet the requirements of 135.247(a)(3).

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) AND (FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "PASSENGER") ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 2:28:48 PM, 

QID:
 00002877, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
40   
Do the procedures specify that to meet the landing currency requirements of 135.247(a) for a tail-wheel airplane, each landing must be made to a full stop?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 19 Sec 11, 135.247(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) AND (FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "PASSENGER") AND (A/C CONFIGURATION = "TAILWHEEL AIRPLANE") ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 2:28:52 PM, 

QID:
 00002878, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
41   
Do the procedures include that the landing minimums are increased for each pilot in command of a turbine powered airplane who has not served at least 100 hours as pilot in command in that type of airplane?


REFERENCES: C054, 135.225(e)

NOTE: Refer to 135.225(e) and OpSpec C054. The MDA or DA/DH and visibility landing minimums are increased by 100 feet and 1/2 mile; while RVR increases are in OpSpec C054.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((PROPULSION = "TURBOJET") OR (PROPULSION = "TURBOPROPELLER")) ,  Rev.  4  9/19/2019 10:29:06 AM, 

QID:
 00002879, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
42   
Do the procedures specify that before a PIC of a turbojet can conduct an instrument approach with visibility conditions reported to be below 3/4 mile or RVR 4,000 (basic turbojet landing minimums), the pilot must be specifically qualified and authorized to use standard landing minimums?


REFERENCES: C054

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (PROPULSION = "TURBOJET") AND (OPSPEC = "C054") ,  Rev.  4  12/13/2018 2:11:12 PM, 

QID:
 00002880, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
43   
Do the procedures specify that a person may not make an instrument approach at any airport except according to IFR weather minimums and instrument approach procedures set forth in the OpSpecs?


REFERENCES: 135.78

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "B032") ,  Rev.  2  6/24/2019 1:37:36 PM, 

QID:
 00002883, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
44   
Do the procedures specify that the PIC of an aircraft operated under commuter operations, must have at least 100 hours pilot in command flight time in the make and model of the aircraft to be flown using an approved auto-pilot as the exception to a SIC in a commuter operation?


REFERENCES: A015, 135.105(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( TYPE 119 OPERATION = "COMMUTER" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "A015" ) ,  Rev.  2  9/19/2017 10:49:33 AM, 

QID:
 00002886, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
45   
Do the procedures specify that for flights using night vision goggles, the PIC must meet night vision goggle operating experience requirements?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 7 Sec 4, A050

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A050") ,  Rev.  3  12/13/2018 2:11:13 PM, 

QID:
 00002889, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
46   
Do the certificate holder's procedures ensure the individual record of each pilot includes at least the following:

      #1 The full name of the pilot;
      #2 The pilot certificate (by type and number) and ratings that the pilot holds;
      #3 The pilot's aeronautical experience in sufficient detail to determine the pilot's qualifications to pilot aircraft in operations under this part;
      #4 The pilot's current duties and the date of the pilot's assignment to those duties;
      #5 The effective date and class of the medical certificate that the pilot holds;
      #6 The date and result of each of the initial and recurrent competency tests and proficiency and route checks required by this part and the type of aircraft flown during that test or check;
      #7 The pilot's flight time in sufficient detail to determine compliance with the flight time limitations of this part;
      #8 Any action taken concerning the pilot's release from employment for physical or professional disqualification; and
      #9 The date of the completion of the initial phase and each recurrent phase of the training required by this part;

REFERENCES: 135.63(a), 135.63(b)

NOTE: If designated a check pilot, the pilot's individual record must include that authorization.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ( NOT (OPSPEC = "A025")) ,  Rev.  1  9/19/2017 10:49:32 AM, 

QID:
 00051670, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
47   
Do the procedures specify that the certificate holder may not use any person as a pilot of an airplane during ANVGO unless that person meets the applicable NVG recency of experience requirements?


REFERENCES: A051

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A051") ,  Rev.  2  12/13/2018 2:11:13 PM, 

QID:
 00051776, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
48   
Do the procedures specify that ANVGO must comply with VFR weather minimums during ANVG-aided flight and adhere to the weather minimums prescribed in the operations specifications?


REFERENCES: A051

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A051") ,  Rev.  1  9/19/2017 10:49:34 AM, 

QID:
 00051778, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
49   
Do procedures exist in enough detail to meet the regulatory and guidance requirements for this element to produce the intended results?


Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

QID:
 00051926, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
50   
Do procedures exist in enough detail to meet the regulatory and guidance requirements for this element to produce the intended results?


Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:47 PM, 

QID:
 00051940, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
51   
Do the procedures provide that prior to designation as PIC in a commuter operation, that person has completed the required operating experience in each make and basic model of the aircraft to be flown?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 19 Sec 7, 135.244(a), 135.244(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (TYPE 119 OPERATION = "COMMUTER") AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  1  6/24/2019 1:37:35 PM, 

QID:
 00055261, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
52   
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
53   
Do controls exist within this element that ensure risks are reduced to an acceptable level?


REFERENCES: AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3

Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

QID:
 00051927, Response Details: Controls ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
54   
Do controls exist within this element that ensure risks are reduced to an acceptable level?


Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:47 PM, 

QID:
 00051941, Response Details: Controls ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
55   
Does the certificate holder have a method to evaluate the impact of changes on related processes (interfaces) for this element?


Safety Attribute: Interfaces,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

QID:
 00051928, Response Details: Interfaces ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
56   
Does the certificate holder have a method to evaluate the impact of changes on related processes (interfaces) for this element?


Safety Attribute: Interfaces,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:47 PM, 

QID:
 00051942, Response Details: Interfaces ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
57   
Does the process design require that individuals understand their safety role and how it contributes to the safety performance of this element?


REFERENCES: AC-120-92, 8900.1 Vol 17 Ch 3 Sec 3

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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

QID:
 00051932, Response Details: Safety Ownership ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
58   
Does the process design require that individuals understand their safety role and how it contributes to the safety performance of this element?


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

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND NOT (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:48 PM, 

QID:
 00051946, Response Details: Safety Ownership ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No


Response Details List  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