Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 4.5.2 (AW) Maintenance Providers DCT Type: ED DCT Specialty: Airworthiness Peer Group: A - Part 121 Air Operators DCT Revision: 14.0 on 06/25/20 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): To contract with maintenance organizations that provide competent personnel, adequate facilities, and equipment for the maintenance, and service of aircraft and appliances.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine if the CH will be able to; (1) Comply with regulations; (2) Contract with maintenance organizations that provide competent personnel, adequate facilities, and equipment for maintenance and service of aircraft and appliances.

The (AW) Maintenance Providers Element includes the following System(s) and Subsystem(s)

Questions Answers Comments
  4.5.2 (AW) Maintenance Providers
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 include requirements for the certificate holder to have a listing of maintenance providers?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 2 Sec 41, 121.368

NOTE: MPs can be a certificated repair station (CRS), a noncertificated organization or company, or a certificated mechanic at an airport. MPs can perform maintenance in locations, such as in a hangar, on the line, or in a shop.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  4  3/19/2020 10:39:35 AM, 

QID:
 00006317, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
5   
Do the procedures specify that the listing of maintenance providers must:

      #1 Identify the general description of work using the five OpSpec categories; and
      #2 Include the name and physical address, or addresses, where the work is carried out for each maintenance provider?

REFERENCES: 121.368

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  5  3/19/2020 10:39:35 AM, 

QID:
 00006318, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
6   
Do the procedures specify that the listing of maintenance providers will include a general description of work using the following five categories:

      #1 Essential maintenance (covered work);
      #2 Regularly scheduled maintenance (covered work);
      #3 RII on an aircraft (covered work);
      #4 Aircraft maintenance (heavy and/or line);
      #5 Aircraft engine work;
      #6 Propeller work;
      #7 Component work; and
      #8 Specialized services?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 3

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  6  6/25/2020 10:03:41 AM, 

QID:
 00006323, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
7   
Do the procedures prevent the use of maintenance providers to accomplish essential maintenance unless that maintenance provider, its location, and a general description of the work authorized are on the listing?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  4  3/19/2020 10:39:36 AM, 

QID:
 00006329, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8   
Do the procedures require an onsite audit before identifying any Essential Maintenance Provider on the listing?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 2 Sec 41

NOTE: Certificate holders authorized by OpSpecs to utilize C.A.S.E. may not substitute a current C.A.S.E. audit report for the required onsite audit.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( CONTRACT SERVICES OUTSOURCED = "AIR CARRIER ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE" ) ,  Rev.  4  3/19/2020 10:39:35 AM, 

QID:
 00006330, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
9   
Do the procedures specify that Essential Maintenance Provider onsite audits must determine, for the intended essential maintenance, that the provider:

      #1 Has an adequate organization;
      #2 Can provide competent personnel;
      #3 Has adequate facilities;
      #4 Has adequate equipment; and
      #5 Can perform essential maintenance per the manual requirements identified in 121.369(b)?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 2 Sec 41, 121.367(a), 121.367(b), 121.369(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( CONTRACT SERVICES OUTSOURCED = "AIR CARRIER ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE" ) ,  Rev.  5  3/19/2020 10:39:36 AM, 

QID:
 00006331, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
10   
Do the procedures require that an onsite audit of Essential Maintenance Providers be performed when the certificate holder authorizes changes to the essential maintenance work, and it requires a revision to the work description category?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 2 Sec 41

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( CONTRACT SERVICES OUTSOURCED = "AIR CARRIER ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE" ) ,  Rev.  4  3/19/2020 10:39:35 AM, 

QID:
 00006337, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
11   
Do the procedures ensure, through onsite audits or some other means, that the Nonessential Maintenance Provider has:

      #1 An adequate organization with availability to the certificate holders manual;
      #2 Competent personnel;
      #3 Adequate facilities; and
      #4 Adequate equipment?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 2 Sec 41, 121.367(a), 121.367(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  5  3/19/2020 10:39:38 AM, 

QID:
 00006340, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
12   
Do the procedures specify requirements for unscheduled maintenance that occurs away from regular maintenance facilities?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  4  3/19/2020 10:39:36 AM, 

QID:
 00006347, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
13   
Do the procedures specify that the certificate holder will show that it has the following available at necessary points along the route:

      #1 Competent personnel;
      #2 Adequate facilities; and
      #3 Adequate equipment (including spare parts, supplies, and materials)?

REFERENCES: 121.105, 121.123, 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  5  3/19/2020 10:39:35 AM, 

QID:
 00006348, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
14   
Do the CASS procedures ensure that maintenance, preventive maintenance, and alterations performed by other persons:

      #1 Are performed per the manual;
      #2 Are performed with competent personnel, adequate facilities, and adequate equipment; and
      #3 Provide that each aircraft released to service is airworthy and has been properly maintained?

REFERENCES: 121.367(a), 121.367(b), 121.367(c), 121.368, 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  5  3/19/2020 10:39:37 AM, 

QID:
 00006352, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
15   
Do the procedures require a timely corrective action and follow-up when the program performance standards are not met?


REFERENCES: 121.373

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  4  3/19/2020 10:39:35 AM, 

QID:
 00006356, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
16   
Do the procedures require the certificate holder to provide the responsible Flight Standards office with an updated list of maintenance providers in a format acceptable to the FAA by the last day of each calendar month?


REFERENCES: 121.368, 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

NOTE: The CHDO is responsible for importing the maintenance provider list into SAS.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  5  3/19/2020 10:39:39 AM, 

QID:
 00006357, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
17   
Do the procedures ensure that the certificate holder maintains the responsibility and the authority to decide what maintenance to perform, when to accomplish it, and how to accomplish it?


REFERENCES: 121.363, 121.368, 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  4  3/19/2020 10:39:32 AM, 

QID:
 00006361, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
18   
Does the CAMP include policies and procedures in its manual that describe in detail how the maintenance providers will perform maintenance?


REFERENCES: 121.367(a), 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 3

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  3  3/19/2020 10:39:37 AM, 

QID:
 00006362, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
19   
Do the procedures include all areas of performing maintenance on aircraft or components which includes, but is not limited to:

      #1 Maintenance personnel training;
      #2 Instructions for accomplishing maintenance and inspections;
      #3 Duty time within the United States;
      #4 Maintenance documentation and associated controls;
      #5 Maintenance records;
      #6 Parts handling, storage, and identification; and
      #7 Calibrated tools and test equipment?

REFERENCES: 121.377, 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  5  3/19/2020 10:39:35 AM, 

QID:
 00006363, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
20   
Do the procedures specify the method for the following as it relates to contract providers:

      #1 Providing the appropriate instructions for the accomplishment of maintenance; and
      #2 Identifying and disseminating the parts of the manual that must be followed?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  4  3/19/2020 10:39:38 AM, 

QID:
 00006372, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
21   
Do the procedures include a list of individuals with whom the certificate holder has arranged for the performance of any of its required inspections, other maintenance, preventive maintenance, or alterations, including a general description of that work?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  4  3/19/2020 10:39:37 AM, 

QID:
 00006375, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
22   
Do the procedures require an individual to be listed when:

      #1 He or she is hired for labor only and is trained, qualified, and authorized per the certificate holder's procedures;
      #2 The airline provides the facilities, parts, tools, equipment, manuals, and other necessary elements, as required by the certificate holder's manual;
      #3 He or she is audited, per the certificate holder's CASS; and
      #4 An individual provides his or her services as an on-call mechanic or is hired as a contract flight mechanic?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  5  3/19/2020 10:39:32 AM, 

QID:
 00006376, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
23   
Do the CAMP procedures specify the requirements for arrangements with other people to perform maintenance, preventive maintenance, and alterations?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 3

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  3  3/19/2020 10:39:37 AM, 

QID:
 00006381, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
24   
Do the procedures include instructions and information to ensure that the certificate holder's manual:

      #1 Is easily controllable;
      #2 Has convenient sections and chapters;
      #3 Is up to date; and
      #4 Reflects changes in its system operations and routing?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 3

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  5  3/19/2020 10:39:37 AM, 

QID:
 00006382, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
25   
Do the procedures require that the organization or person used as a contract provider has:

      #1 The capability to do the work;
      #2 An organization structured to do the work;
      #3 Competent trained personnel to do the work;
      #4 Relevant and current technical and administrative material from the manual for the work;
      #5 Adequate facilities and equipment to do the work;
      #6 The ability to transfer and receive data and information necessary to support the CASS; and
      #7 A current listing of individuals trained, qualified, and authorized by the certificate holder to conduct required inspections (The list must identify these individuals by name, occupational title, and the inspection(s) they are authorized to perform)?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 3

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  5  3/19/2020 10:39:38 AM, 

QID:
 00006387, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
26   
Do the procedures specify that the certificate holder maintains responsibility when maintenance is subcontracted to one Repair Station and is then subcontracted out to other Repair Stations and noncertificated entities?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  4  3/19/2020 10:39:32 AM, 

QID:
 00006395, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
27   
Do the procedures specify that the certificate holder must have oversight of subcontracted work?


REFERENCES: 121.363, 121.373, 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  4  3/19/2020 10:39:32 AM, 

QID:
 00006396, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
28   
Do the procedures identify the methods used to evaluate, accept, and authorize the contract provider's procedures used for the performance of maintenance?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  3  3/19/2020 10:39:32 AM, 

QID:
 00006397, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
29   
Do the procedures specify that the certificate holder maintains airworthiness responsibility when they contract for an All-Encompassing Maintenance Program?


REFERENCES: D077, 121.363(b), 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "D077" ) ,  Rev.  4  3/19/2020 10:39:33 AM, 

QID:
 00006398, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
30   
Do the procedures specify the method to control maintenance of a leased or exchanged part or component while it is in a maintenance status?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND ((OPSPEC = "D081") OR (OPSPEC = "D083")) ,  Rev.  3  3/19/2020 10:39:35 AM, 

QID:
 00006399, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
31   
Do the procedures specify that C.A.S.E. audits used for follow-up on Essential Maintenance Providers must:

      #1 Be accomplished within the previous 6 months; and
      #2 Have airline-specific requirements included in the C.A.S.E. 1A audit checklist?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (CONTRACT SERVICES OUTSOURCED = "AIR CARRIER ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE") AND (OPSPEC = "D090") ,  Rev.  5  3/19/2020 10:39:33 AM, 

QID:
 00006400, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
32   
Do the procedures specify that data collected by C.A.S.E. audits will be analyzed to determine that the certificate holder's programs are working effectively and that any deficiencies have been corrected?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (OPSPEC = "D090") ,  Rev.  5  3/19/2020 10:39:33 AM, 

QID:
 00006403, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
33   
Do the procedures specify that when a Repair Station prepares or causes to be prepared an airworthiness release or an appropriate entry in the aircraft log they must do so in accordance with the certificate holder's manual?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  3  3/19/2020 10:39:38 AM, 

QID:
 00006404, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
34   
Do the procedures specify that a Repair Station airworthiness release or aircraft log entry is limited to the work that the Repair Station is rated to perform and actually performs on the aircraft?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  3  3/19/2020 10:39:38 AM, 

QID:
 00006405, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
35   
Do the procedures include a method to identify repetitive usage for the same person due to unscheduled RII requirements?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  3  3/19/2020 10:39:33 AM, 

QID:
 00006407, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
36   
Do the procedures for one-time RII authorization include requirements that will demonstrate compliance with at least the regulatory requirements of 121.371, as follows:

      #1 The RII candidate is properly trained and qualified for the RII;
      #2 The RII candidate is competent to perform RII duties and is covered by a training program that ensures the RII candidate is fully informed about RII procedures and techniques and new equipment in use;
      #3 The RII inspector will be under the supervision and control of the inspection unit at all times when performing RII duties;
      #4 The RII authorized inspector (individual) has certificate holder-provided written information describing the extent of his or her RII responsibilities, authorities, and limitations;
      #5 The authorization of a person to accomplish the one-time required inspection in lieu of an onsite audit; and
      #6 The one-time RII authorization must be accomplished under exactly the same process used to qualify the certificate holder's own employees?

REFERENCES: 121.371(a), 121.371(b), 121.371(d), 121.375, 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

NOTE: The certificate holder’s process for a “one time” authorization may not require an onsite audit to be accomplished before using the RII EMP.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  5  3/19/2020 10:39:33 AM, 

QID:
 00006408, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
37   
Does the CASS include procedures to determine that the subcontracted maintenance provider has the following to perform the intend functions:

      #1 Organizational structure;
      #2 Competent and trained personnel; and
      #3 Adequate facilities and equipment?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

NOTE: The certificate holder’s manuals should address contracted maintenance that is subcontracted to one repair station and then subcontracted out again to other repair stations and noncertificated entities.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  5  3/19/2020 10:39:32 AM, 

QID:
 00006416, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
38   
Does the CASS include procedures that ensure the subcontracted maintenance provider:

      #1 Has individuals who determine the adequacy of work who are fully informed about procedures, techniques, and new equipment in use and are competent to perform their duties;
      #2 Follows the duty time requirements;
      #3 Provides only appropriately certificated persons who are directly in charge of maintenance, performing required inspections, or both, unless the certificated Repair Station is located outside the United States; and
      #4 Completes and maintains records per the certificate holder's procedures?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

NOTE: The certificate holder’s manuals should address contracted maintenance that is subcontracted to one repair station and then subcontracted out again to other repair stations and noncertificated entities.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  5  3/19/2020 10:39:34 AM, 

QID:
 00006420, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
39   
Do the procedures establish and maintain maintenance provider compliance with the certificate holder's procedures through:

      #1 Direct supervision;
      #2 Surveillance;
      #3 Auditing; or
      #4 Appropriate controls such as contractual relationships?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  5  3/19/2020 10:39:34 AM, 

QID:
 00006425, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
40   
Do the audit procedures ensure:

      #1 The source of major repair and major alteration data developed by or for the certificate holder follows the CAMP; and
      #2 The completion and submission of SDR and MIS reporting?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" ) ,  Rev.  5  3/19/2020 10:39:34 AM, 

QID:
 00006430, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
41   
Does the manual include requirements for initial and recurrent HAZMAT training of maintenance provider personnel performing or directly supervising the job functions involving any item for transport on board an aircraft?


REFERENCES: 121.1005, 121.1007, 121.135(b)

NOTE: Recurrent training is required every 24 months.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

QID:
 00006433, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
42   
Do the procedures specify that the listing of maintenance providers must:

      #1 Identify the maintenance providers who are authorized to accomplish essential maintenance; and
      #2 Include the specific RII that each Essential Maintenance Provider is authorized to accomplish?

REFERENCES: 121.368, 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") AND (CONTRACT SERVICES OUTSOURCED = "AIR CARRIER ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE") ,  Rev.  3  3/19/2020 10:39:34 AM, 

QID:
 00049409, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
43   
Does the manual include procedures to ensure RII inspection functions within the contracting organization are separate from the other maintenance, preventive maintenance, and alteration functions?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 20 Ch 8 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") ,  Rev.  3  3/19/2020 10:39:34 AM, 

QID:
 00049412, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
44   
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
45   
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
46   
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
47   
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