Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 4.6.1 (AW) Avionics Special Emphasis Programs DCT Type: ED DCT Specialty: Airworthiness Peer Group: B - Part 135 (10 or More Seats) DCT Revision: 24.0 on 06/25/20 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): To provide aircraft maintenance program standards for avionics special emphasis programs.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine if the CH will be able to; (1) Comply with regulations; (2) Provide aircraft maintenance program standards for avionics special emphasis programs.

The (AW) Avionics Special Emphasis Programs Element includes the following System(s) and Subsystem(s)

Questions Answers Comments
  4.6.1 (AW) Avionics Special Emphasis Programs
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   
Does the maintenance/inspection program include procedures to operationally test the CVR's acoustic beacon that are consistent with the beacon manufacturers recommended procedures and intervals?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 9

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (A/C EQUIPMENT = "CVR INSTALLED") ,  Rev.  3  1/5/2018 8:18:56 AM, 

QID:
 00006557, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8   
Do the procedures require that following any installation or maintenance on an ATC transponder, where data correspondence error could be introduced, that the integrated system is tested, inspected, and found to comply with 91.413(b)?


REFERENCES: 91.413(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00006787, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
9   
Do the procedures require within the preceding 24 calendar months, the ATC transponder be tested and inspected and found to comply with 14 CFR Part 43 Appendix F?


REFERENCES: 91.413(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00006796, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
10   
Do the procedures specify that the LLM program must be followed when performing maintenance, preventive maintenance, and alterations on the certificate holder's aircraft, appliances, and parts?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:12 AM, 

QID:
 00006797, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
11   
Does the LLM training program include procedures to ensure that personnel who determine the adequacy of work done, including inspection personnel, are fully informed about procedures, techniques, and new equipment in use and are competent to perform their duties?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:13 AM, 

QID:
 00006798, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
12   
Do the CAMP procedures specify that the LLM program is approved by the FAA prior to IFR operations being conducted?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:13 AM, 

QID:
 00006799, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
13   
Do the procedures specify that maintenance personnel are familiar with the certificate holder's approved LLM program and their individual responsibilities in accomplishing that program?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:13 AM, 

QID:
 00006800, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
14   
Do the LLM maintenance program procedures specify the continued airworthiness relative to low visibility operations?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:13 AM, 

QID:
 00006801, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
15   
Do the procedures specify how to revise and update the LLM maintenance program?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:13 AM, 

QID:
 00006802, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
16   
Do the procedures require personnel currently assigned responsibility in the following roles to be identified, recorded, or designated:

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

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 11

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

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/27/2018 11:15:14 AM, 

QID:
 00006803, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
17   
Do the procedures specify the verification of the certification and configuration status of each aircraft brought into the LLM maintenance program?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

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

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:14 AM, 

QID:
 00006808, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
18   
Do the procedures specify the identification of modifications, additions, and changes which were made to qualify aircraft systems for LLM operations or minima if other than as specified in the:

      #1 AFM;
      #2 TC; or
      #3 STC?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 11

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/27/2018 11:15:14 AM, 

QID:
 00006809, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
19   
Do the procedures specify the identification of maintenance requirements and log entries necessary to change LLM minima status?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:14 AM, 

QID:
 00006813, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
20   
Do the procedures specify the identification, monitoring, and reporting of lower minimum system and component discrepancies for the purpose of quality control and analysis?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:14 AM, 

QID:
 00006814, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
21   
Do the procedures specify that chronic and repetitive LLM system discrepancies are defined, monitored, and reported?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:14 AM, 

QID:
 00006815, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
22   
Do the procedures specify that aircraft remain out of lower minimum status until successful corrective action has been verified for chronic and repetitive discrepancies?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:14 AM, 

QID:
 00006816, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
23   
Do the procedures specify that the aircraft LLM system status:

      #1 Has a proper placard; and
      #2 Is clearly documented in the aircraft log book?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/27/2018 11:15:14 AM, 

QID:
 00006817, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
24   
Do the procedures specify that the aircraft LLM system status is coordinated with:

      #1 Maintenance control;
      #2 Engineering;
      #3 Flight operations; and
      #4 Dispatch/Flight Followers?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/27/2018 11:15:15 AM, 

QID:
 00006820, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
25   
Do the procedures ensure that a downgrade to an aircraft's low visibility capability status occurs when maintenance has been performed by persons other than those:

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

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/27/2018 11:15:15 AM, 

QID:
 00006825, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
26   
Do the procedures require systems ground checks and systems flight checks, as applicable, following periodic maintenance?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 10

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:15 AM, 

QID:
 00006829, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
27   
Do the LLM performance procedures require at least one satisfactory CAT II landing:

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

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 11, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 6, AC-120-29

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

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:15 AM, 

QID:
 00006830, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
28   
Do the LLM performance procedures require at least one satisfactory CAT III landing:

      #1 Operation within 30 days;
      #2 Satisfactory systems ground check within 30 days; or
      #3 Within another time period approved for the certificate holder?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 11, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 7, AC-120-28

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:17 AM, 

QID:
 00006834, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
29   
Do the procedures require initial and recurrent LLM training for maintenance personnel including:

      #1 Mechanics;
      #2 Maintenance controllers;
      #3 Avionics technicians;
      #4 Personnel performing maintenance inspection;
      #5 Personnel performing quality assurance; or
      #6 Engineering personnel?

REFERENCES: AC-120-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/27/2018 11:15:15 AM, 

QID:
 00006838, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
30   
Do the procedures specify that the recurrent LLM training is accomplished:

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

REFERENCES: AC-120-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/27/2018 11:15:16 AM, 

QID:
 00006845, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
31   
Does the LLM program include systems training in the following subject areas:

      #1 Operational concepts;
      #2 Aircraft types and systems affected;
      #3 Aircraft variants and differences where applicable;
      #4 LLM procedures;
      #5 Manuals and technical reference availability and use; and
      #6 Processes, tools, or test equipment to be used?

REFERENCES: AC-120-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/27/2018 11:15:16 AM, 

QID:
 00006849, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
32   
Does the LLM program include systems training in the following subject areas:

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

REFERENCES: AC-120-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/27/2018 11:15:16 AM, 

QID:
 00006856, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
33   
Does the LLM program include systems training for using outside vendors or vendor's parts that:

      #1 Ensures compatibility program requirements; and
      #2 Establishes measures to control and account for parts overall quality assurance?

REFERENCES: AC-120-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/27/2018 11:15:16 AM, 

QID:
 00006863, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
34   
Does the LLM program include systems training for:

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

REFERENCES: AC-120-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/27/2018 11:15:16 AM, 

QID:
 00006866, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
35   
Does the LLM program include system training for assessment, tracking, and controlling the accomplishment of changes to components or systems pertinent to low visibility operations (e.g., AD's, service bulletins, engineering orders, and FAR requirements)?


REFERENCES: AC-120-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:16 AM, 

QID:
 00006869, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
36   
Does the LLM program include system training for recording and reporting lower minimum operation(s) that are discontinued or interrupted because of system(s) malfunction?


REFERENCES: AC-120-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:17 AM, 

QID:
 00006870, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
37   
Does the LLM program include systems training for the following items related to system and component software changes, updates, or periodic updates:

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

REFERENCES: AC-120-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/27/2018 11:15:17 AM, 

QID:
 00006871, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
38   
Does the LLM program include systems training for the MEL remarks section that identifies low visibility-related:

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

REFERENCES: AC-120-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/27/2018 11:15:17 AM, 

QID:
 00006876, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
39   
Does the LLM program include systems training for identifying and addressing performance assurance to include any necessary low visibility-related components and systems, such as:

      #1 Using "built-in test" features; and
      #2 Providing quality assurance?

REFERENCES: AC-120-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/27/2018 11:15:17 AM, 

QID:
 00006880, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
40   
Does the LLM program require that test equipment be periodically re-evaluated using a list of primary and secondary standards, which are traceable to the national standard or the manufacturer's calibration standards?


REFERENCES: AC-120-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:17 AM, 

QID:
 00006884, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
41   
Does the LLM program include procedures to upgrade or downgrade system status for low visibility operations and to ensure that the following are aware of aircraft and system status:

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

REFERENCES: AC-120-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/27/2018 11:15:17 AM, 

QID:
 00006885, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
42   
Does the LLM program specify procedures for contract facilities or personnel to follow the FAA-approved maintenance program when approving an aircraft for return to service?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 11

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  2  2/27/2018 11:15:17 AM, 

QID:
 00006891, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
43   
Does the LLM program include procedures to conduct periodic flight guidance system and autoland system checks per the procedures recommended by the:

      #1 Airframe manufacturer;
      #2 Avionics manufacturer; or
      #3 Alternate procedure approved by the FAA?

REFERENCES: AC-120-29

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

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/27/2018 11:15:18 AM, 

QID:
 00006892, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
44   
Does the LLM program include procedures to conduct periodic flight guidance system and autoland system checks per the procedures recommended by the:

      #1 Airframe manufacturer;
      #2 Avionics manufacturer; or
      #3 Alternate procedure approved by the FAA?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 11, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 2 Sec 7, AC-120-28

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

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "C061") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  2  2/27/2018 11:15:19 AM, 

QID:
 00006896, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
45   
Does the LLM program include the following for flight guidance and autoland periodic assessments:

      #1 When and where flight guidance and autoland was satisfactory; and
      #2 A description of a remedial action if performance was not satisfactory?

REFERENCES: AC-120-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/27/2018 11:15:18 AM, 

QID:
 00006900, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
46   
Does the LLM program include procedures that incorporate the EFVS manufacturer's requirements into their maintenance program for the EFVS equipment and aircraft listed in Table 1 of this operations specification?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 5, C048

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( OPSPEC = "C048" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00006903, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
47   
Does the LLM program specify procedures to submit a monthly summary (for 1 year after LLM operations are authorized) to the responsible Flight Standards office that includes:

      #1 Total number of approaches tracked;
      #2 The number of satisfactory approached tracked;
      #3 Aircraft type;
      #4 System type; and
      #5 RVR (if known)?

REFERENCES: AC-120-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  5  6/25/2019 10:57:06 AM, 

QID:
 00006904, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
48   
Does the LLM program specify procedures to submit a monthly summary (for 1 year after LLM operations are authorized) to the responsible Flight Standards office that includes:

      #1 Total number of unsatisfactory approaches; and
      #2 Reasons for unsatisfactory performance by category (e.g., poor system performance, aircraft equipment problem/failure, ground facility problem, ATS handling, lack of critical area protection, or other)?

REFERENCES: AC-120-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  5  6/25/2019 10:57:06 AM, 

QID:
 00006910, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
49   
Does the LLM program specify procedures to submit a monthly summary (for 1 year after LLM operations are authorized) to the responsible Flight Standards office that includes the total number of unscheduled component removals for the related avionics systems?


REFERENCES: AC-120-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  6/25/2019 10:57:05 AM, 

QID:
 00006913, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
50   
Does the LLM program specify procedures to submit a LLM reliability report, after the initial period, to the responsible Flight Standards office per the certificate holder's established reliability and reporting requirements?


REFERENCES: AC-120-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  6/25/2019 10:57:05 AM, 

QID:
 00006914, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
51   
Does the LLM program include procedures to prevent modifications to systems and components that could adversely affect LLM operations when incorporating:

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

REFERENCES: AC-120-29

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

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  4  2/27/2018 11:15:18 AM, 

QID:
 00006915, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
52   
Does the LLM program require that records are retained and include applicable records of contract maintenance organizations?


REFERENCES: AC-120-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:18 AM, 

QID:
 00006920, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
53   
Does the LLM program include procedures to require contractors to have instructions for the coordination of LLM records?


REFERENCES: AC-120-29

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY II OPERATIONS") OR (FLT AUTHORIZATION = "CONDUCTS CATEGORY III OPERATIONS") OR (OPSPEC = "H108") OR (OPSPEC = "H109")) ,  Rev.  3  2/27/2018 11:15:18 AM, 

QID:
 00006921, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
54   
Do the procedures ensure the MEL incorporates the required changes of the RVSM stated in MMEL?


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

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "D092") ,  Rev.  3  6/25/2019 10:57:12 AM, 

QID:
 00006923, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
55   
Do the procedures specify how to ensure the pitot-static-system of each aircraft is installed in a manner and position that is the same as those of the other aircraft in the group?


REFERENCES: 91 Appendix G

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "D092") ,  Rev.  3  6/25/2019 10:57:12 AM, 

QID:
 00006924, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
56   
Does the RVSM maintenance program include requirements indicating each aircraft or aircraft group meet its capability to operate in RVSM airspace?


REFERENCES: 91 Appendix G, 91.180

NOTE: Aircraft may be produced RVSM-compliant or brought into compliance through the application of FAA-approved service bulletins, service letters, or STCs, which apply to the specific aircraft type or group and, if applicable, the specific aircraft serial number.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "D092") ,  Rev.  3  6/25/2019 10:57:12 AM, 

QID:
 00006932, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
57   
Does the RVSM Maintenance Program specify that RVSM group aircraft avionics units installed in each aircraft that meet the minimum RVSM equipment requirements and:

      #1 Manufactured to the same manufacturer specification and have the same part number; or
      #2 Of a different manufacturer or part number, if the applicant demonstrates that the equipment provides equivalent system performance?

REFERENCES: 91 Appendix G, 91.180

NOTE: This applies to aircraft within a group of aircraft, approved as a group by the Administrator.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "D092") ,  Rev.  4  6/25/2019 10:57:12 AM, 

QID:
 00006937, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
58   
Do the procedures specify that TCAS is compatible with RVSM operations?


REFERENCES: 91 Appendix G, 91.180

NOTE: All aircraft, after March 31, 2002, unless otherwise authorized by the Administrator, must have a TCAS II that meets TSO C–119b (Version 7.0), or a later version.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "D092") ,  Rev.  3  6/25/2019 10:57:11 AM, 

QID:
 00006940, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
59   
Do the procedures specify requirements to report each altitude-keeping performance error event to the FAA when an aircraft has demonstrated any of the following:

      #1 Total vertical error of 300 feet or more;
      #2 Altimetry system error of 245 feet or more; or
      #3 Assigned altitude deviation of 300 feet or more?

REFERENCES: 91 Appendix G

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "D092") ,  Rev.  4  6/25/2019 10:57:11 AM, 

QID:
 00006941, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
60   
Do the procedures address the continued airworthiness of the EFB system?


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

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A061") ,  Rev.  1  5/7/2015 3:35:23 PM, 

QID:
 00048748, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
61   
Do the certificate holder's CVR maintenance procedures, for airplanes with datalink communications equipment installed, require that:

      #1 Audio is properly recorded;
      #2 Audio is intelligible;
      #3 Audio is free from electrical noise or other interference;
      #4 CVR retains at least the last 2 hours of recorded information using a recorder that meets the standards of TSO-C123a, or later revision;
      #5 All datalink messages are recorded; and
      #6 Recorded information is retained for 60 days, or longer if requested by the Administrator or Board, in the event of an accident or NTSB reportable occurrence?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 9, 135.151

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

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

QID:
 00049507, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
62   
Do the FDR procedures specify identifying, recording, and storing, for rapid retrieval, required parameters to ensure they are:

      #1 Intelligible;
      #2 Accurate;
      #3 Include sampling rates; and
      #4 Include resolutions?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 9, AC-20-141, 135.152, APPENDIX D TO PART 135, APPENDIX E TO PART 135

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED") ,  Rev.  1  4/14/2016 1:25:28 PM, 

QID:
 00049515, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
63   
Does the maintenance or inspection program include procedures to perform a functional check of dedicated sensors to the FDR system?


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

NOTE: The maintenance or inspection program should identify signals from parameter sources that cannot be verified during checks of the aircraft systems and equipment.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED") ,  Rev.  1  4/14/2016 1:25:29 PM, 

QID:
 00049521, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
64   
Does the maintenance or inspection program include procedures to create and maintain a document that is used to convert FDR recorded values to corresponding engineering units or discrete states?


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

NOTE: Verify that procedures establish a correlation between the values recorded by the flight data recorder and the corresponding values being measured. The information can be contained in a hardcopy document or electronic format such as Flight Recorder Electronic Documentation.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED") ,  Rev.  1  4/14/2016 1:25:29 PM, 

QID:
 00049522, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
65   
Does the maintenance or inspection program describe a FDR correlation document that shows recorded data meets the sampling rate, range, resolution, and accuracy for each parameter listed in the applicable 14 CFR Part 135 Appendix?


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

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED") ,  Rev.  1  4/14/2016 1:25:29 PM, 

QID:
 00049523, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
66   
Does the maintenance or inspection program include procedures to maintain a record, for each aircraft, that indicates if the flight data recorder parameters listed in 135.156 are filtered or not filtered?


REFERENCES: AC-20-141, 135.156

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED WITH FILTERED DATA") ,  Rev.  1  4/14/2016 1:25:29 PM, 

QID:
 00049524, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
67   
Does the maintenance or inspection program include FAA-approved procedures to accurately and repeatedly reconstruct the original sensor signal, for each airplane, of any filtered parameter listed in 135.156?


REFERENCES: AC-20-141, 135.156

NOTE: This requirement is date specific.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED WITH FILTERED DATA") ,  Rev.  1  4/14/2016 1:25:29 PM, 

QID:
 00049525, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
68   
Do the procedures require the retention of:

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

REFERENCES: 135.152(d), 135.152(e)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED") ,  Rev.  1  4/14/2016 1:25:29 PM, 

QID:
 00049526, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
69   
Do the procedures include an FDR:

      #1 Operational check; and
      #2 System functional check?

REFERENCES: AC-20-141, 135.152

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED") ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2020 9:58:57 AM, 

QID:
 00049529, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
70   
Do the procedures address instructions for the continued airworthiness of the FDR system that include, as a minimum

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

REFERENCES: AC-20-141, 135.152

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED") ,  Rev.  1  4/14/2016 1:25:29 PM, 

QID:
 00049533, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
71   
Does the maintenance program include procedures to operationally test the FDR's acoustic beacon that are consistent with the beacon manufacturers recommended procedures and intervals?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 14 Sec 9

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (A/C EQUIPMENT = "FDR INSTALLED") ,  Rev.  1  9/12/2016 3:15:21 PM, 

QID:
 00050405, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
72   
Do the procedures contain requirements to follow the Design Approval Holder (DAH) procedures or instructions for continued airworthiness (ICA) developed to meet special conditions (SCs) addressing electronic system security.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 61 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") ,  Rev.  2  12/17/2018 3:41:32 PM, 

QID:
 00050645, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
73   
Do the procedures require that following any installation or maintenance on an ATC transponder, where a data correspondence error could be introduced, that the integrated system be tested, inspected, and found to comply with 91.413(b)?


REFERENCES: 91.413(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "D072") ,  Rev.  1  7/7/2017 1:34:44 PM, 

QID:
 00051155, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
74   
Do the procedures require that following any installation or maintenance on an ATC transponder, where a data correspondence error could be introduced, that the integrated system be tested, inspected, and found to comply with 14 CFR Part 43 Appendix E(c)?


REFERENCES: 43 Appendix E, 91.413(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "D072") ,  Rev.  1  7/7/2017 1:34:45 PM, 

QID:
 00051156, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
75   
Do the procedures require tests and inspections, after any installation or maintenance where data correspondence error could be introduced, to verify compliance with 14 CFR Part 43 Appendix E(c) on the:

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

REFERENCES: 91.411(a), 91.413(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((OPSPEC = "D101") OR (OPSPEC = "D102") OR (OPSPEC = "D104")) ,  Rev.  2  1/5/2018 8:18:57 AM, 

QID:
 00051165, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
76   
Does the procedures require tests and inspections within the preceding 24 calendar months to verify the following comply with 14 CFR Part 43 Appendixes E and F:

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

REFERENCES: 91.411(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((OPSPEC = "D101") OR (OPSPEC = "D102") OR (OPSPEC = "D104")) ,  Rev.  2  1/5/2018 8:18:57 AM, 

QID:
 00051168, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
77   
Do the procedures require tests and inspections of the static pressure system, following any opening and closing that system to verify it is in compliance with 14 CFR Part 43 Appendix E(a)?


REFERENCES: 91.411(a)

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

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((OPSPEC = "D101") OR (OPSPEC = "D102") OR (OPSPEC = "D104")) ,  Rev.  2  1/5/2018 8:18:57 AM, 

QID:
 00051180, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
78   
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
79   
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
80   
Does the certificate holders manual contain procedures to perform ADS-B periodic maintenance and inspections?


REFERENCES: AC-20-165

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2019 10:57:03 AM, 

QID:
 00052625, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
81   
Does the certificate holders manual have procedures to ensure that transponders which meet ADS-B functionality, met the requirements of 91.215, 91.217, and 91.413?


REFERENCES: AC-20-165

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2019 10:57:04 AM, 

QID:
 00052626, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
82   
Does the certificate holder have procedures to accomplish a functional check of the ADS-B system?


REFERENCES: AC-20-165

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2019 10:57:04 AM, 

QID:
 00052627, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
83   
Does the certificate holder have procedures to ensure design changes to interfacing components to ADS-B are compatible and that ICA's have been updated?


REFERENCES: AC-20-165

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2019 10:57:04 AM, 

QID:
 00052628, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
84   
Did the certificate holder establish procedures to ensure ADS-B equipment installation met the requirements of 91.227?


REFERENCES: AC-20-165, 91.227

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2019 10:57:04 AM, 

QID:
 00052629, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
85   
Does the certificate holder have procedures that prevent propagation of test signals that may interfere with ATC operations or TCAS-Equipped aircraft operating in the area where the ADS-B test is performed?


REFERENCES: AC-20-165

NOTE: Transmitting airborne position reports with simulated airborne altitudes while on the surface will produce false targets for the ATC surveillance systems or airborne ADS-B IN equipped aircraft.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") ,  Rev.  1  6/25/2020 10:04:10 AM, 

QID:
 00056190, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
86   
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
87   
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
88   
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
89   
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
90   
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
91   
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