Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 2.3.1 (OP) Appropriate Operational Equipment DCT Type: EP DCT Specialty: Operations Peer Group: B - Part 135 (10 or More Seats) DCT Revision: 24.0 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; (1) If the CH followed the accepted or approved process; (2) If the CH prepared and equipped 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   
Were financial and human resources provided to ensure 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  3/15/2019 9:08:44 AM, 

QID:
 00051936, Response Details: Responsibility ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
2   
Were financial and human resources provided to ensure 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  3/15/2019 9:08:43 AM, 

QID:
 00051950, Response Details: Responsibility ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
3   
Did the person with authority over the certificate holder's process effectively plan, direct and control resources, or 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  3/15/2019 9:08:43 AM, 

QID:
 00051937, Response Details: Authority ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
4   
Did the person with authority over the certificate holder's process effectively plan, direct and control resources, or 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  3/15/2019 9:08:44 AM, 

QID:
 00051951, Response Details: Authority ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
5   
Did the certificate holder follow its 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: Process Measurement,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  FAR PART = "121" OR "135" OR "141" ,  Rev.  3  6/26/2019 12:44:11 PM, 

QID:
 00013436, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
6   
Were the certificate holder's process measurement(s) used to evaluate the performance of this element and if necessary, implement corrective action?


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  3/15/2019 9:08:44 AM, 

QID:
 00051938, Response Details: Process Measurement ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
7   
Were the certificate holder's process measurement(s) used to evaluate the performance of this element and if necessary, implement corrective action?


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  3/15/2019 9:08:44 AM, 

QID:
 00051952, Response Details: Process Measurement ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
8   
Did the PIC begin the flight carrying passengers under VFR at night or over the top with 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" ) ,  Rev.  2  6/26/2019 12:44:15 PM, 

QID:
 00012988, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
9   
Was the aircraft appropriately equipped with hand fire extinguishers?


REFERENCES: AC-20-42, 135.155, 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 2 Sec 4

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "PASSENGER" ) ,  Rev.  2  3/29/2014 7:10:58 AM, 

QID:
 00013277, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
10   
Was the passenger-carrying aircraft appropriately 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:
 00013278, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
11   
Was the public address system adequate and operational?


REFERENCES: 135.150

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:
 00013279, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
12   
Were the flight altitutes limited, or was there enough oxygen dispensers and oxygen 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.  4  6/22/2021 3:19:21 PM, 

QID:
 00013280, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
13   
Did the emergency equipment on board the aircraft meet the Operator's operational requirements if extended overwater operations were conducted?


REFERENCES: 135.167

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( AREA OF OPERATION = "EXTENDED OVERWATER OPERATIONS" ) ,  Rev.  3  7/17/2014 4:39:24 PM, 

QID:
 00013281, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
14   
Did the aircraft carry the required emergency equipment?


REFERENCES: 135.167

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" ) AND ( AREA OF OPERATION = "EXTENDED OVERWATER OPERATIONS" ) ,  Rev.  2  3/29/2014 7:12:37 AM, 

QID:
 00013282, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
15   
Was all of the required communication equipment on board and working properly for the intended route of flight?


REFERENCES: 135.161

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

QID:
 00013283, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
16   
Was all of the required navigation equipment on board and working properly for the intended route of flight?


REFERENCES: 135.161

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

QID:
 00013284, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
17   
Did the aircraft have the appropriate exit row seating information (briefing cards)?


REFERENCES: 135.129(d), AC-121-24

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

QID:
 00013286, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
18   
Did the certificate holder conduct en route data link communications in accordance with the limitations and provisions of operations specification A056?


REFERENCES: A056

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A056") ,  Rev.  2  6/26/2018 12:22:33 PM, 

QID:
 00048699, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
19   
Were helicopter air ambulance operations conducted under 14 CFR 135.611(b), at locations without weather reporting, 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.  3  9/13/2016 3:30:08 PM, 

QID:
 00048824, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
20   
Did the certificate holder ensure that aircraft were only operated if 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.  1  10/20/2015 3:37:49 PM, 

QID:
 00049253, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
21   
Was the equipment required for helicopter air ambulance operations on board and working properly?


REFERENCES: 135.607, 135.605

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A021") ,  Rev.  2  6/26/2019 12:44:11 PM, 

QID:
 00049322, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
22   
Did any person operate an aircraft without meeting the general aircraft equipment requirements of 135.149?


REFERENCES: 135.149

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") ,  Rev.  2  6/26/2019 12:44:15 PM, 

QID:
 00050697, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  No
  Yes
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
23   
Was the pitot heat indicating system installed and working properly?


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 12:02:06 PM, 

QID:
 00050702, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
24   
Was the equipment for passenger carrying operations under VFR at night or VFR over-the-top conditions on board the aircraft and working properly?


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 12:02:06 PM, 

QID:
 00050704, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
25   
Was the equipment for passenger carrying operations under IFR on board the aircraft and working properly?


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  6/26/2019 12:44:15 PM, 

QID:
 00050705, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
26   
Was the communication and navigation equipment for operations under IFR or extended over-water on board the aircraft and working properly?


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.  2  6/26/2019 12:44:15 PM, 

QID:
 00050707, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
27   
Was the required airborne thunderstorm detection equipment on board the aircraft and working properly?


REFERENCES: 135.173

NOTE: NOTE: This requirement does not apply to aircraft operated solely within the State of Alaska, the State of Hawaii, portions of Canada, or during any training, test, or ferry flight. NOTE: Exceptions to this requirement exist for certain helicopter operations.

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  10/19/2016 12:02:06 PM, 

QID:
 00050708, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
28   
Was the approved airborne weather radar equipment on board the aircraft and working properly?


REFERENCES: 135.175

NOTE: NOTE: This requirement does not apply to aircraft operated solely within the State of Alaska, the State of Hawaii, portions of Canada, or during any training, test, or ferry flight. NOTE: Exceptions to this requirement exist for certain helicopter operations.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (FLT OPERATION CONFIGURATION = "PASSENGER") AND (A/C CATEGORY = "TRANSPORT CATEGORY") AND (WEIGHT = "LARGE") ,  Rev.  1  10/19/2016 12:02:06 PM, 

QID:
 00050709, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
29   
Did your observations of the certificate holder's single-engine IFR operations processes indicate compliance with regulatory and procedural requirements?


REFERENCES: A046, 135.163(f)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (OPSPEC = "A046") ,  Rev.  1  3/16/2017 11:01:19 AM, 

QID:
 00051109, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
30   
Did the EFB and associated software provide the necessary data, information, functionality and solutions to perform the intended flight functions?


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:
 00051139, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
31   
Was the equipment required for rotorcraft operations on board and working properly?


REFERENCES: 135.160(a), 135.168(b)

NOTE: The exceptions or deviations 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  3/16/2017 11:01:24 AM, 

QID:
 00051151, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
32   
Did the certificate holder ensure the required NVIS checks were 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  9/20/2017 9:35:58 AM, 

QID:
 00051781, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
33   
Did the certificate holder ensure that airplanes using NVGs were only operated if 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  9/20/2017 9:35:59 AM, 

QID:
 00051783, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
34   
Did the certificate holder follow policies, procedures, instructions and information for this element?


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  3/15/2019 9:08:43 AM, 

QID:
 00051933, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
35   
Did the certificate holder follow policies, procedures, instructions and information for this element?


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  3/15/2019 9:08:43 AM, 

QID:
 00051947, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
36   
Did the certificate holder use only those airplanes listed in OpSpec A062 for its SIC PDP operations?


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 12:01:25 PM, 

QID:
 00054681, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
37   
Verify the certificate holder conducted crewmember training on the EFB(s) identified in the operations specifications.


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 3:19:22 PM, 

QID:
 00057482, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
38   
Were EFB databases updated and maintained in accordance with the certificate holder's procedures?


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 3:19:21 PM, 

QID:
 00057484, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
39   
Did the certificate holder follow its EFB maintenance program 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 3:19:22 PM, 

QID:
 00057486, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
40   
Did the controls effectively mitigate unacceptable risk(s) for this element?


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  3/15/2019 9:08:43 AM, 

QID:
 00051934, Response Details: Controls ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
41   
Did the controls effectively mitigate unacceptable risk(s) for this element?


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  3/15/2019 9:08:43 AM, 

QID:
 00051948, Response Details: Controls ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
42   
Were the certificate holder's interfaces effective 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  3/15/2019 9:08:43 AM, 

QID:
 00051935, Response Details: Interfaces ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
43   
Were the certificate holder's interfaces effective 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  3/15/2019 9:08:43 AM, 

QID:
 00051949, Response Details: Interfaces ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
44   
Did individuals understand their role and contribute 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  3/15/2019 9:08:43 AM, 

QID:
 00051939, Response Details: Safety Ownership ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
45   
Did individuals understand their role and contribute 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  3/15/2019 9:08:44 AM, 

QID:
 00051953, Response Details: Safety Ownership ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable


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  N/O Response Detail (Released, 2.0)
1 Personnel (e.g., key certificate holder personnel not present/available)
2 Equipment (e.g., equipment not present/available/in serviceable condition)
3 Event did not occur (e.g., did not observe an intoxicated passenger on the flight)
4 Time Constraints (e.g., resources/workload)
5 Weather (e.g., weather needed for observation not present or weather made observation impossible)
6 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