Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 2.3.1 (OP) Appropriate Operational Equipment DCT Type: ED DCT Specialty: Operations Peer Group: B - Part 135 (10 or More Seats) DCT Revision: 22.0 on 06/22/21 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): To prepare and equip aircraft and flight crewmembers to operate safely over the intended route.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine if the CH will be able to; (1) Comply with regulations; (2) Prepares and equips aircraft and flight crews to operate safely over the intended route.

 (OP) Appropriate Operational Equipment Element includes the following System(s) and Subsystem(s)

Questions Answers Comments
  2.3.1 (OP) Appropriate Operational Equipment
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: 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: 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: 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: Authority,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

  Yes
  No
7   
Do the procedures specify that the PIC will not begin a flight carrying passengers under VFR at night without a flashlight having at least two size "D" cells or equivalent?


REFERENCES: 135.159(f)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "PASSENGER" ) AND ( TYPE/KIND OF OPERATION = "NIGHT" ) ,  Rev.  2  6/24/2019 1:40:02 PM, 

QID:
 00002494, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8   
Do the procedures specify no person may operate an aircraft unless it is equipped with the instruments and equipment required for operations under 14 CFR part 135?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 1 Sec 1, 135.149, 135.161

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) ,  Rev.  2  10/19/2016 10:23:20 AM, 

QID:
 00002928, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
9   
Do the procedures require that a person may not operate an aircraft unless it is equipped with a public address system which:

      #1 Is capable of operation within 10 seconds by a flight attendant at each of those stations in the passenger compartment from which the public address system use is accessible;
      #2 Is audible at all passenger seats, lavatories, and flight attendant seats and work stations; and
      #3 Meets the requirements of 25.1423 for transport category airplanes manufactured on or after November 27, 1990?

REFERENCES: 135.150(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "PASSENGER" ) AND ( PASSENGER SEATING CONFIGURATION = "SEATS: >19" ) ,  Rev.  2  7/17/2014 4:31:26 PM, 

QID:
 00002929, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
10   
Do the procedures specify that no person may operate an aircraft unless it is equipped with a crewmember interphone system which meets the requirements of 135.150(b)?


REFERENCES: 135.150(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "PASSENGER" ) AND ( PASSENGER SEATING CONFIGURATION = "SEATS: >19" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00002933, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
11   
Do the procedures specify that no person may operate an aircraft carrying passengers unless it is equipped with hand fire extinguishers of an approved type for use in crew and passenger compartments as follows:

      #1 The type and quantity of extinguishing agent must be suitable for the kinds of fires likely to occur;
      #2 At least one hand fire extinguisher must be provided and conveniently located on the flight deck for use by the flight crew; and

REFERENCES: 135.155, 135.155(a), 135.155(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "PASSENGER" ) ,  Rev.  3  6/24/2019 1:40:01 PM, 

QID:
 00002934, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
12   
Do the procedures specify altitude limitations and/or the aircraft's oxygen equipment and oxygen levels sufficient to supply the pilots and other occupants as required by the regulations?


REFERENCES: 135.157, 135.89

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND NOT (A/C CATEGORY = "UAS ONLY") ,  Rev.  3  6/22/2021 2:48:56 PM, 

QID:
 00002938, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
13   
Do the procedures require that no person may operate an aircraft under IFR when carrying passengers unless the aircraft has the systems and equipment required by 135.163?


REFERENCES: 135.163

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "PASSENGER") AND (OPSPEC = "B032") ,  Rev.  2  6/24/2019 1:40:01 PM, 

QID:
 00002939, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
14   
Do the procedures require that no person may operate an aircraft in extended overwater operations unless it carries the required emergency equipment?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, 135.167

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( AREA OF OPERATION = "EXTENDED OVERWATER OPERATIONS" ) ,  Rev.  2  6/24/2019 1:40:01 PM, 

QID:
 00002940, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
15   
Do the procedures require that when operations are conducted without the required emergency equipment, that they are conducted per the limitations and provisions of the OpSpec?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, A013

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A013" ) ,  Rev.  2  6/24/2019 1:40:01 PM, 

QID:
 00002941, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
16   
Do the procedures require that the aircraft be equipped with the communication and navigation equipment required by 135.165?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 4, A056, 135.165

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((OPSPEC = "B032") OR (AREA OF OPERATION = "EXTENDED OVER WATER OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  4  6/24/2019 1:40:02 PM, 

QID:
 00002942, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
17   
Do the procedures specify that no person may operate an aircraft unless it is equipped with either approved thunderstorm detection equipment or approved airborne weather radar equipment?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 6 Sec 1, 135.173(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "PASSENGER" ) AND ( PASSENGER SEATING CONFIGURATION = "SEATS: >10" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00002944, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
18   
Do the procedures specify that no person may begin a flight under IFR or night VFR conditions when current weather reports indicate that thunderstorms or other potentially hazardous weather conditions that can be detected with airborne thunderstorm detection equipment required by 135.173(a) or (b) may reasonably be expected along the route to be flown, unless the airborne thunderstorm detection equipment is in satisfactory operating condition?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 6 Sec 1, 135.173(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "PASSENGER" ) AND ( PASSENGER SEATING CONFIGURATION = "SEATS: >10" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00002945, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
19   
Do the procedures specify that if the airborne thunderstorm detection equipment becomes inoperative enroute, the aircraft must be operated under the instructions and procedures specified for that event in the manual required by 135.21?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 6 Sec 1, 135.173(d), 135.173(e), 135.175(c), 135.175(d)

NOTE: This does not apply to aircraft used solely within the State of Hawaii, within the State of Alaska, within that part of Canada west of longitude 130 degrees W, between latitude 70 degrees N, and latitude 53 degrees N, or during any training, test, or ferry flight.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

QID:
 00002946, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
20   
Do the procedures specify that when approved airborne weather radar is required by 135.175(a), no person may begin a flight under IFR or night VFR conditions when current weather reports indicate that thunderstorms, or other potentially hazardous weather conditions that can be detected with airborne weather radar equipment, may reasonably be expected along the route to be flown, unless the equipment is in satisfactory operating condition?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 1 Sec 1, 135.175(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( WEIGHT = "LARGE" ) AND ( A/C CATEGORY = "TRANSPORT CATEGORY" ) AND ( FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "PASSENGER" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00002947, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
21   
Do the procedures specify that passenger-carrying aircraft must be equipped with the emergency equipment listed in 135.177?


REFERENCES: 135.177

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "PASSENGER" ) AND ( PASSENGER SEATING CONFIGURATION = "SEATS: >19" ) ,  Rev.  1  5/14/2014 10:51:14 AM, 

QID:
 00002948, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
22   
Do the procedures specify that the Operator may not operate a turbine powered airplane that has a passenger seat configuration, excluding any pilot seat, of 10 to 30 seats unless it is equipped with an approved traffic alert and collision avoidance system unless otherwise authorized by the Administrator?


REFERENCES: 135.180(a)

NOTE: If a TCAS II system is installed, it must be capable of coordinating with TCAS units that meet TSO C–119.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (PROPULSION = "TURBOJET") AND (PROPULSION = "TURBOPROPELLER") ,  Rev.  2  1/13/2016 3:13:21 PM, 

QID:
 00002949, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
23   
Do the procedures prohibit the operation of an aircraft using a night vision imaging system unless the aircraft is modified and equipped per the regulations, OpSpecs, and the aircraft flight manual?


REFERENCES: A050, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 11 Sec 22, 91.205(h)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A050") ,  Rev.  2  10/9/2015 12:25:38 PM, 

QID:
 00002950, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
24   
Does the certificate holder have policies and procedures for ADS-B operations?


REFERENCES: 91.225, 91.227

NOTE: After January 1, 2020, only aircraft with installed ADS-B Out systems shown to meet the equipment requirements of §91.227 are authorized to operate in the airspace specified in §91.225.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "141" ,  Rev.  3  6/24/2019 1:40:00 PM, 

QID:
 00003192, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
25   
Are procedures in place to ensure helicopter air ambulances operated under 14 CFR 135.611(b) at locations without weather reporting are equipped with functioning severe weather detection equipment?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, A021, 135.611(b), AC-135-14

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A021") AND (OPSPEC = "H101") ,  Rev.  1  9/28/2015 3:23:00 PM, 

QID:
 00048819, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
26   
Does the RFM contain the appropriate procedures for:

      #1 The use of the HTAWS; and
      #2 Proper flight crew response to HTAWS audio and visual warnings?

REFERENCES: 135.605(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A021") ,  Rev.  2  6/24/2019 1:40:02 PM, 

QID:
 00049318, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
27   
Do the procedures specify that no person may operate a helicopter in helicopter air ambulance operations unless it meets the equipment requirements of 135.605 and 135.607?


REFERENCES: 135.607, 135.605

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A021") ,  Rev.  2  6/24/2019 1:40:00 PM, 

QID:
 00049321, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
28   
Do the procedures specify that when a CVR is installed, and in the event of an accident, or occurrence requiring immediate notification of the NTSB which results in termination of the flight, the certificate holder shall keep the recorded information for at least 60 days or if requested by the Administrator, for a longer period?


REFERENCES: 135.151

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (A/C EQUIPMENT = "CVR INSTALLED") ,  Rev.  1  10/19/2016 10:23:20 AM, 

QID:
 00050698, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
29   
When a TAWS is required, does the AFM include the appropriate procedures for its use and the proper flight crew reaction in response to the warnings of that system?


REFERENCES: 135.154

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((PROPULSION = "TURBOJET") OR (PROPULSION = "TURBOPROPELLER")) AND (PASSENGER SEATING CONFIGURATION = "SEATS: >5") ,  Rev.  1  10/19/2016 10:23:20 AM, 

QID:
 00050699, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
30   
Do the procedures require that no person may operate an airplane equipped with a flight instrument pitot heating system unless the airplane is also equipped with an operable pitot heat indication system?


REFERENCES: 135.158

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (A/C CATEGORY = "AIRPLANE") AND (A/C CATEGORY = "TRANSPORT CATEGORY") ,  Rev.  1  10/19/2016 10:23:21 AM, 

QID:
 00050701, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
31   
Do the procedures require that no person may carry passengers under VFR at night or under VFR over-the-top, unless the aircraft is appropriately equipped for that operation?


REFERENCES: 135.159

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "PASSENGER") ,  Rev.  1  10/19/2016 10:23:21 AM, 

QID:
 00050703, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
32   
Do the procedures specify that no person may conduct operations under IFR or extended over-water unless the aircraft is appropriately equipped with the communication and navigation equipment for that operation?


REFERENCES: 135.165

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((OPSPEC = "B032") OR (AREA OF OPERATION = "EXTENDED OVER WATER OPERATIONS")) ,  Rev.  3  6/24/2019 1:40:01 PM, 

QID:
 00050706, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
33   
Do the certificate holder's procedures for single-engine IFR passenger-carrying operations specify the basis used to satisfy the electrical power capacity requirements?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 16 Sec 1, 135.163(f)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A046") ,  Rev.  1  3/14/2017 1:46:25 PM, 

QID:
 00051107, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
34   
Do the certificate holder's procedures specify methods to comply with the requirements for single-engine IFR passenger-carrying operations?


REFERENCES: A046

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A046") ,  Rev.  1  3/14/2017 1:46:25 PM, 

QID:
 00051108, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
35   
Do the procedures ensure that the EFB and associated software will provide the necessary data, information, functionality and solutions to perform intended flight functions, or if not, provide substitute information in non-electric form?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, A061, AC-120-76, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 15 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 15 Sec 2

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A061") ,  Rev.  2  9/28/2020 3:10:57 PM, 

QID:
 00051137, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
36   
Do the procedures specify that, unless otherwise authorized in the certificate holder's minimum equipment list or if granted a deviation, no person may operate a rotorcraft unless it is equipped with an FAA-approved radio altimeter, or an FAA-approved device that incorporates a radio altimeter?


REFERENCES: 135.160(a)

NOTE: Operations Specification paragraph A160, if authorized, provides the conditions and limitations of the applicable Letter of Deviation Authority.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (A/C CATEGORY = "ROTORCRAFT") ,  Rev.  1  3/14/2017 1:46:31 PM, 

QID:
 00051149, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
37   
Do the procedures specify that no person may operate a rotorcraft beyond autorotational distance from the shoreline unless the required overwater equipment is carried?


REFERENCES: 135.168(b)

NOTE: The exceptions provided in regulation may be included in the certificate holder's procedures.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (A/C CATEGORY = "ROTORCRAFT") ,  Rev.  1  3/14/2017 1:46:32 PM, 

QID:
 00051150, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
38   
Do the procedures include requirements that the certificate holder ensure the required NVIS checks are performed prior to NVG operations?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, A051

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

QID:
 00051780, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
39   
Do the procedures prohibit the operation of an airplane using a night vision imaging system unless the airplane is modified and equipped per the regulations, OpSpecs, and the aircraft flight manual?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 6 Sec 6, A051, 91.205(h)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

QID:
 00051782, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
40   
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
41   
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
42   
Do the procedures specify the use of approved data link communications as authorized per OpSpec A056?


REFERENCES: A056

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A056") ,  Rev.  1  6/25/2018 10:02:21 AM, 

QID:
 00052173, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
43   
Does the SIC PDP include only airplanes listed in OpSpec A062 that meet the requirements of 135.99(c)(2)?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 68 Sec 1, 135.99(c), A062

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A062") ,  Rev.  1  2/27/2019 10:14:26 AM, 

QID:
 00054668, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
44   
Do the procedures include that at least one hand fire extinguisher must be conveniently located in the passenger compartment of each aircraft having a passenger seating configuration, excluding any pilot seat, of at least 10 seats but less than 31 seats?


REFERENCES: 135.155(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "PASSENGER") AND (PASSENGER SEATING CONFIGURATION = "SEATS: >9") ,  Rev.  1  6/24/2019 1:40:01 PM, 

QID:
 00055270, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
45   
Does the certificate holder's training include appropriate crewmember training on the use of authorized Electronic Flight Bags (EFB)?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, A061, AC-120-76, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 15 Sec 1

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A061") ,  Rev.  1  6/22/2021 2:48:56 PM, 

QID:
 00057481, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
46   
Does the certificate holder specify in its manual the procedures to update and maintain any databases necessary to perform the intended functions of each EFB?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 18 Sec 3, A061, AC-120-76, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 15 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 15 Sec 2

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A061") ,  Rev.  1  6/22/2021 2:48:56 PM, 

QID:
 00057483, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
47   
Does the certififcate holder's maintenance program for EFBs include and document the required maintenance for each authorized EFB?


REFERENCES: A061, AC-120-76, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 15 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 4 Ch 15 Sec 2

NOTE: POI's should coordinate with PMI/PAI to evaluate this OpSpec requirement. For EFBs utilizing batteries, replacement intervals must meet or exceed OEM recommendations. If the EFB manufacturer has not specified a battery replacement interval, then the original battery (or cell) replacement interval must be followed.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A061") ,  Rev.  1  6/22/2021 2:48:57 PM, 

QID:
 00057485, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
48   
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
49   
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
50   
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
51   
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
52   
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
53   
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  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  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  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  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  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  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  N/A Response Detail (Released, 2.0)
1 Not applicable or authorized for the certificate holder or applicant
2 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