Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 4.6.1 (AW) Avionics Special Emphasis Programs DCT Type: ED DCT Specialty: Airworthiness Peer Group: D - Part 135 (9 or Less Seats/Single Pilot) DCT Revision: 22.0 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 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
11   
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
12   
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
13   
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
14   
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
15   
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
16   
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
17   
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
18   
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
19   
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
20   
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
21   
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
22   
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
23   
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
24   
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
25   
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
26   
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
27   
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
28   
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
29   
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
30   
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
31   
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
32   
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
33   
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
34   
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
35   
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
36   
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
37   
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
38   
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
39   
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
40   
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
41   
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
42   
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
43   
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
44   
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
45   
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