Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 2.1.2 (OP) Training of Check Pilots/Instructors DCT Type: EP DCT Specialty: Operations Peer Group: B - Part 135 (10 or More Seats) DCT Revision: 22.0 on 03/29/21 (Released)
Summary Information

Purpose (Certificate Holder Responsibility): To train check pilots and instructors.
Objective (FAA Responsibility): Determine; (1) If the CH followed the accepted or approved process; (2) If the CH trained check pilots and instructors.

 (OP) Training of Check Pilots/Instructors Element includes the following System(s) and Subsystem(s)

Questions Answers Comments
  2.1.2 (OP) Training of Check Pilots/Instructors
1   
Best describe how the continuing qualification for instructors and evaluators included proficiency training on training equipment and the operation in the type flight training device or the type flight simulator.


REFERENCES: AC-120-54, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 21 Sec 3, A034, 121.915(a)

NOTE: For instructors and evaluators who only perform their duties in flight simulators or flight training devices, the training is on operational flight procedures and maneuvers (normal, abnormal, and emergency).

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (PILOT = "CONT QUAL") ,  Rev.  2  12/29/2020 1:20:31 PM, 

QID:
 00012617, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Consistently followed the program
  Some steps were missed or not followed
  Program was not consistently followed or adequate
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
2   
Best describe how the program collected and analyzed performance data on instructors and evaluators that determined if training and evaluation activities were attaining curriculum objectives.


REFERENCES: AC-120-54, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 21 Sec 1, 121.917(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (PILOT = "CONT QUAL" OR "QUAL") ,  Rev.  3  12/29/2020 1:20:41 PM, 

QID:
 00012672, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Consistently followed the program
  Some steps were missed or not followed
  Program was not consistently followed or adequate
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
3   
Best describe how the certificate holder followed its approved AQP curriculum for each make, model, series or variant of aircraft while training instructors and evaluators.


REFERENCES: AC-120-54, 121.903(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (AQP = "PILOT") ,  Rev.  1  12/29/2020 1:20:36 PM, 

QID:
 00057056, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Consistently followed the program
  Some steps were missed or not followed
  Program was not consistently followed or adequate
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
4   
Best describe how the continuing qualification training for instructors and evaluators included:

      #1 Ground training with a general review of knowledge and skills covered in qualification training;
      #2 Updated information on newly developed procedures; and
      #3 Safety information.

REFERENCES: AC-120-54, A034, 121.915(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (PILOT = "CONT QUAL") ,  Rev.  1  12/29/2020 1:20:31 PM, 

QID:
 00057069, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Consistently followed the program
  Some steps were missed or not followed
  Program was not consistently followed or adequate
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
5   
Best describe how the continuing qualification proficiency training for instructors and evaluators included normal, abnormal, and emergency flight procedures and maneuvers in an aircraft, flight training device, flight simulator, or other equipment as appropriate.


REFERENCES: AC-120-54, A034, 121.915(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (PILOT = "CONT QUAL") ,  Rev.  1  12/29/2020 1:20:31 PM, 

QID:
 00057080, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Consistently followed the program
  Some steps were missed or not followed
  Program was not consistently followed or adequate
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
6   
Best describe how the certificate holder followed its AQP indoctrination curriculum for instructors to include:

      #1 The fundamental principles of the teaching and learning process;
      #2 Methods and theories of instruction; and
      #3 The knowledge necessary to use aircraft, flight training devices, flight simulators, and other training equipment in advanced qualification curriculums, as appropriate.

REFERENCES: AC-120-54, 121.911(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (PILOT = "INDOC") ,  Rev.  1  12/29/2020 1:20:32 PM, 

QID:
 00057171, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Consistently followed the program
  Some steps were missed or not followed
  Program was not consistently followed or adequate
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
7   
Best describe how the certificate holder followed its AQP indoctrination curriculum for evaluators to include:

      #1 General evaluation requirements of the AQP;
      #2 Methods of evaluating crewmembers and other operations personnel, as appropriate; and
      #3 Policies and practices used to conduct the kinds of evaluations particular to an AQP (e.g., LOE).

REFERENCES: AC-120-54, 121.911(d)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (PILOT = "INDOC") ,  Rev.  1  12/29/2020 1:20:33 PM, 

QID:
 00057175, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Consistently followed the program
  Some steps were missed or not followed
  Program was not consistently followed or adequate
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
8   
Best describe how the certificate holder followed its AQP qualification curriculum for instructors to include the following as appropriate:

      #1 Training and evaluation activities to qualify a person to conduct instruction on how to operate, or on how to ensure the safe operation of a particular make, model, and series aircraft (or variant);
      #2 Knowledge, subject materials, job skills, and qualification standards of each procedure and proficiency objective to be trained and evaluated; and
      #3 Evaluation/remediation strategies, standardization policies and recency requirements.

REFERENCES: AC-120-54, 121.913(d)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (PILOT = "QUAL") ,  Rev.  1  12/29/2020 1:20:33 PM, 

QID:
 00057179, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Consistently followed the program
  Some steps were missed or not followed
  Program was not consistently followed or adequate
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
9   
Best describe how the certificate holder followed its AQP qualification curriculum for evaluators to include the following as appropriate:

      #1 Activities that are aircraft and equipment specific to qualify a person to assess the performance of persons who operate or who ensure the safe operation of, a particular make, model, and series aircraft (or variant);
      #2 Knowledge, subject materials, job skills, and qualification standards of each procedure and proficiency objective to be trained and evaluated; and
      #3 Evaluation/remediation strategies, standardization policies and recency requirements.

REFERENCES: AC-120-54, 121.913(e)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (PILOT = "QUAL") ,  Rev.  1  12/29/2020 1:20:33 PM, 

QID:
 00057184, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Consistently followed the program
  Some steps were missed or not followed
  Program was not consistently followed or adequate
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
10   
Best describe how the certificate holder provided integrated Crew Resource Management (CRM) training in ground and if appropriate flight training during AQP qualification and/or continuing qualification for instructors and evaluators.


REFERENCES: AC-120-54, A034, 121.917(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (PILOT = "CONT QUAL" OR "QUAL") ,  Rev.  1  12/29/2020 1:20:39 PM, 

QID:
 00057334, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Consistently followed the program
  Some steps were missed or not followed
  Program was not consistently followed or adequate
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
11   
Best describe how the certificate holder trained on and evaluated the skills and proficiency of each instructor or evaluator on his/her use of resource management and his/her technical (piloting or other) skills in an actual or simulated operations scenario.


REFERENCES: AC-120-54, A034, 121.917(b)

NOTE: This training and evaluation must be conducted in an approved flight training device, flight simulator, or, if approved under 14 CFR part 121, in an aircraft.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Process Observation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (PILOT = "CONT QUAL" OR "QUAL") ,  Rev.  1  12/29/2020 1:20:39 PM, 

QID:
 00057335, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Consistently followed the program
  Some steps were missed or not followed
  Program was not consistently followed or adequate
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
12   
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
13   
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
14   
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
15   
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
16   
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
17   
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
18   
Were the instructors and check airmen trained and knowledgeable in the certificate holder's approved training program?


REFERENCES: 121.401(a), 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 2 Sec 21

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  3  12/16/2019 3:26:23 PM, 

QID:
 00012043, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
19   
Were the certificate holder's instructors and check airmen trained and knowledgeable in the approved training program?


REFERENCES: 135.323(a), 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 2 Sec 21

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  5  12/16/2019 3:26:23 PM, 

QID:
 00012209, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
20   
Were there enough flight instructors available to conduct training?


REFERENCES: 121.401(a), 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 2 Sec 21

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121") AND ((TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT") OR (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR"))) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT") OR (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR")) AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  2  2/28/2018 9:14:07 AM, 

QID:
 00012274, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
21   
Were there enough check airmen available to conduct checking?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 2, 121.401(a), 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 2 Sec 21

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121") AND ((TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN AIRCRAFT") OR (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR"))) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN AIRCRAFT") OR (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR")) AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  2  2/28/2018 9:14:12 AM, 

QID:
 00012275, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
22   
Were the instructors and check airmen proficient in recognizing unexpected student-induced emergency situations that may develop during training and checking in an airplane in flight?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 4, 121.413(e), 121.414(e), 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 2 Sec 21

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121") AND (TRAINING EQUIPMENT = "AIRCRAFT TRAINING")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING EQUIPMENT = "AIRCRAFT TRAINING") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  2  2/28/2018 9:14:11 AM, 

QID:
 00012276, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
23   
Were the instructors and check airmen proficient in performing:

      #1 Normal, abnormal, and emergency procedures while conducting airplane training and checks from the left and right pilot seats, as applicable; and
      #2 Seat-dependent tasks while conducting airplane training and checks from the left and right pilot seats?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 1, 121.413(e), 121.414(e), 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 2 Sec 21

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121") AND (TRAINING EQUIPMENT = "FLIGHT SIMULATORS")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING EQUIPMENT = "FLIGHT SIMULATORS") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 9:14:11 AM, 

QID:
 00012278, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
24   
Verify a check pilot or check flight engineer has satisfactorily complete the training requirements of 121.413 for the relevant airplane type.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 2, 121.411(b), 121.413

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  3  6/25/2020 10:00:25 AM, 

QID:
 00012293, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
25   
Verify a check pilot (airplane) or check flight engineer (airplane) serving as a required crewmember holds a Class I or Class II medical certificate, as appropriate.


REFERENCES: 121.411(b), 121.411(c), 121.411(e)

NOTE: Check pilots who have reached their 65th birthday or who do not hold an appropriate medical certificate may function as check pilots, but may not serve as pilot flightcrew members in part 121 operations.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  5  6/25/2020 10:00:25 AM, 

QID:
 00012294, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
26   
Verify a check pilot (airplane) meets the recency of experience requirements in 121.439 for the airplane type involved.


REFERENCES: 121.411(b), 121.439

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN AIRCRAFT")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN AIRCRAFT") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  3  6/25/2020 10:00:10 AM, 

QID:
 00012295, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
27   
Verify a check pilot or check flight engineer has been approved by the Administrator for the check pilot or check flight engineer duties in the airplane type involved.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 2, 121.411(b), 121.411(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  3  6/25/2020 10:00:25 AM, 

QID:
 00012296, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Approval has been granted
  Approval has not been granted
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
28   
Verify the completion of the required check airman training was entered into the individual's training record.


REFERENCES: 121.411(d)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  2  2/28/2018 9:14:11 AM, 

QID:
 00012297, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
29   
Verify a check airman (simulator) has either:

      #1 Flown at least two flight segments as a required crewmember for the type of airplane involved within the 12-month period preceding the performance of any check airman duty in an FFS; or
      #2 Satisfactorily completed an approved line-observation program within the period prescribed by that program preceding the performance of any check airman duty in an FFS.

REFERENCES: 121.411(f)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  4  6/25/2020 10:00:24 AM, 

QID:
 00012298, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
30   
Verify initial ground training for flight instructors included flight instructor duties, functions, and responsibilities.


REFERENCES: 121.414(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  2  2/28/2018 9:14:11 AM, 

QID:
 00012309, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
31   
Verify a flight instructor has satisfactorily completed the applicable training requirements of 121.414, including inflight training and practice for:

      #1 Initial training; and
      #2 Transition training.

REFERENCES: 121.412(b), 121.412(c), 121.414(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 9:14:11 AM, 

QID:
 00012314, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
32   
Verify a flight instructor (simulator) has either:

      #1 Flown at least two flight segments as a required crewmember for the type airplane involved within the 12-month period preceding the performance of any flight instructor duty in an FFS (and hold a Class I or Class II medical certificate, as appropriate); or
      #2 Satisfactorily completed an approved line-observation program within the period prescribed by that program that must precede the performance of any check airman duty in an FFS.

REFERENCES: 121.412(f)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  4  6/25/2020 10:00:23 AM, 

QID:
 00012317, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
33   
Verify a check airman has:

      #1 Satisfactorily completed initial or transition check airman training; and
      #2 Within the preceding 24 calendar months, satisfactorily conducted a check or supervised operating experience under the observation of an FAA inspector or an aircrew designated examiner employed by the certificate holder.

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 1, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 2, 121.413(a)

NOTE: The observation check may be accomplished in part or in full in an airplane, in an FFS, or in a flight training device.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  5  6/25/2020 10:00:21 AM, 

QID:
 00012320, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
34   
Verify initial ground training for flight instructors included:

      #1 Flight instructor duties, functions, and responsibilities;
      #2 Applicable FARs and the Operator's policies and procedures;
      #3 Appropriate methods, procedures, and techniques for conducting flight instruction;
      #4 Proper evaluation of student performance, including the detection of improper training, insufficient training, and personal characteristics of an applicant that could adversely affect safety;
      #5 Corrective action for unsatisfactory training progress;
      #6 Approved methods, procedures, and limitations for performing the required normal, abnormal, and emergency procedures in the airplane; and
      #7 Fundamental principles of the teaching-learning process, teaching methods and procedures, and the instructor-student relationship.

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 4, 121.414(c)

NOTE: The last item (fundamental principles, etc.) is not required for holders of a flight instructor certificate.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 9:14:10 AM, 

QID:
 00012323, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
35   
Verify flight instructor transition ground training included the approved methods, procedures, and limitations for performing the required normal, abnormal, and emergency procedures applicable to the airplane to which the flight instructor was transitioning.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 4, 121.414(d)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  4  6/25/2020 10:00:20 AM, 

QID:
 00012331, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
36   
Verify that initial and transition flight training for pilot flight instructors (airplane) included:

      #1 The safety measures for emergency situations that were likely to develop during instruction;
      #2 The potential consequences of not following safety measures or doing them incorrectly or at the wrong time;
      #3 Inflight training in conducting flight instruction from the left and right pilot seats in the required normal, abnormal, and emergency procedures to ensure instructor competence; and
      #4 The safety measures to be taken from either pilot seat for emergency situations that are likely to develop during instruction.

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 4, 121.414(e)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  4  6/25/2020 10:00:19 AM, 

QID:
 00012332, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
37   
Were the ground instructors properly qualified for the training required by 14 CFR Part 135 Subpart H?


REFERENCES: 135.323(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  4  12/16/2019 3:26:23 PM, 

QID:
 00012341, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
38   
Were the instructors and check airmen proficient at recognizing unexpected student-induced emergency situations that may develop during training and checking in an aircraft in flight?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 7, 135.339(e), 135.340(e), 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 2 Sec 21

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 9:14:01 AM, 

QID:
 00012342, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
39   
Did the instructors or check airmen demonstrate adequate knowledge in dealing with any unexpected simulator malfunctions, including smoke, fire, or motion failure?


REFERENCES: 135.339(g), 135.340(g), 8900.1 Vol 6 Ch 2 Sec 21

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR") AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  2  2/28/2018 9:14:02 AM, 

QID:
 00012343, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
40   
Were the instructors and check airmen proficient in performing:

      #1 Normal, abnormal, and emergency procedures while conducting aircraft training and checks from the left and right pilot seats, as applicable; and
      #2 Seat-dependent tasks while conducting aircraft training and checks from the left and right pilot seats?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 4, 135.339(e), 135.340(e)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING EQUIPMENT = "AIRCRAFT TRAINING") AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 9:14:02 AM, 

QID:
 00012344, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
41   
Did the certificate holder provide enough flight instructors, simulator instructors, and approved check airmen to conduct the required flight training, flight checks, and simulator training courses allowed under 14 CFR Part 135 Subpart H?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 5, 135.323(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 9:14:02 AM, 

QID:
 00012353, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
42   
Did the person serving as a check airman:

      #1 Hold the required airman certificates and ratings required to serve as a PIC in operations under 14 CFR Part 135;
      #2 Satisfactorily complete the required training phases; and
      #3 Satisfactorily complete the required proficiency or competency checks?

REFERENCES: 135.337(b), 135.337(c), 135.337(e)

NOTE: A check airman may function as a check airman (simulator) without an appropriate medical certificate but may not serve as a flight crewmember in operations under 14 CFR Part 135. Required training includes any recurrent training required by 14 CFR Part 135, including check airman training.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN AIRCRAFT") OR (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR")) AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 9:14:02 AM, 

QID:
 00012354, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
43   
Did the check airman satisfactorily complete the applicable training requirements of 135.339 for the relevant aircraft type?


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 7, 135.337(b), 135.337(c), 135.339

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN AIRCRAFT") OR (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR")) AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 9:14:02 AM, 

QID:
 00012358, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
44   
Did the check airman (aircraft) hold at least a Class III medical certificate unless he or she was serving as a required crewmember, in which case the check airman must have held a Class I or Class II medical certificate as appropriate?


REFERENCES: 135.337(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN AIRCRAFT") AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  2  2/28/2018 9:14:02 AM, 

QID:
 00012359, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
45   
Did the check airman (aircraft) meet the requirements for recency of experience in 135.247 for the aircraft type involved?


REFERENCES: 135.247, 135.337(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN AIRCRAFT") ,  Rev.  2  2/28/2018 9:13:55 AM, 

QID:
 00012360, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
46   
Verify the check airman was approved by the Administrator for his or her check airman duties for the aircraft type involved.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 7, 135.337(b), 135.337(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN AIRCRAFT") OR (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR")) AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 9:14:02 AM, 

QID:
 00012361, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
47   
Verify the completion of required check airman training was entered into the individual's training record maintained by the Operator.


REFERENCES: 135.337(d)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR") OR (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN AIRCRAFT")) AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  2  2/28/2018 9:14:02 AM, 

QID:
 00012362, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
48   
Verify the check pilot(s) (simulator) either - flew at least two flight segments as a required crewmember for the type, class, or category aircraft involved within the 12-month preceding the performance of any check airman duty in a flight simulator, or satisfactorily completed an approved line-observation program within the period prescribed by that program and that must precede the performance of any check airman duty in a flight simulator.


REFERENCES: 135.337(f), 135.337(g)

NOTE: These flight segments or line observations are considered to be completed in the calendar month required if completed in the calendar month before or the calendar month after the month in which they are due.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR") AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  4  3/29/2021 1:55:37 PM, 

QID:
 00012363, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate;
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
49   
Did the flight instructor hold airman certificates and ratings required to serve as a PIC in operations conducted under 14 CFR Part 135?


REFERENCES: 135.338(b), 135.338(c)

NOTE: A medical certificate is not for required for operations of a flight instructor (simulator).

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT") OR (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR")) AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  2  2/28/2018 9:14:03 AM, 

QID:
 00012366, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
50   
Verify the flight instructor (aircraft) held at least a Class III medical certificate.


REFERENCES: 135.338(b), 135.338(e)

NOTE: A flight instructor (airplane) who does not hold a medical certificate may function as a flight instructor in an aircraft if functioning as a non-required crewmember, but may not serve as a flight crewmember in operations under 14 CFR Part 135.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT") AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  2  2/28/2018 9:14:03 AM, 

QID:
 00012367, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
51   
Verify the flight instructors satisfactorily completed the required training to serve as PIC for the aircraft for operations under 14 CFR Part 135?


REFERENCES: 135.338(b), 135.338(c)

NOTE: This includes any recurrent training required by 14 CFR Part 135.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT") OR (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR")) AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  2  2/28/2018 9:14:03 AM, 

QID:
 00012368, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
52   
Verify the flight instructors satisfactorily completed the appropriate proficiency or competency checks required to serve as a PIC for the aircraft in operations conducted under 14 CFR Part 135?


REFERENCES: 135.338(b), 135.338(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT") OR (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR")) AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  2  2/28/2018 9:14:03 AM, 

QID:
 00012369, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
53   
Verify, for the aircraft category, class, or type, the certificate holder only used a flight instructor that satisfactorily completed initial or transition flight instructor training for the training program established under 14 CFR Part 135 Subpart H.


REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 7, 135.338(b), 135.338(c), 135.340(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT") OR (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR")) AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 9:14:03 AM, 

QID:
 00012370, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
54   
Verify the person serving as check airman:

      #1 Satisfactorily completed initial or transition check airman training; and
      #2 Satisfactorily conducted a proficiency or competency check under the observation of an FAA inspector or an aircrew-designated examiner employed by the certificate holder within the preceding 24 calendar months

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 7, 135.339(a)

NOTE: The observation check may be accomplished in part or in full in an aircraft, flight simulator, or flight training device.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR") OR (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN AIRCRAFT")) AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 9:14:03 AM, 

QID:
 00012374, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
55   
Verify when the observation check required by 135.339(a)(2) was completed, in the calendar month before or the calendar month after the month it was due, it was considered to have been completed in the month required.


REFERENCES: 135.339(a), 135.339(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR") OR (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN AIRCRAFT")) AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  3  2/28/2018 9:14:04 AM, 

QID:
 00012377, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
56   
Did the check airmen recive the following initial ground training:

      #1 Check airman duties, functions, and responsibilities;
      #2 Applicable FAR and the certificate holder's policies and procedures;
      #3 Applicable methods, procedures, and techniques for conducting the required checks;
      #4 Proper evaluation of student performance, including the detection of improper training, insufficient training, and personal characteristics of an applicant that could adversely affect safety;
      #5 Appropriate corrective action if checks are unsatisfactory; and
      #6 Approved methods, procedures, and limitations for performing the required normal, abnormal, and emergency procedures in the aircraft?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 7, 135.339(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR") OR (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN AIRCRAFT")) AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 9:14:04 AM, 

QID:
 00012378, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
57   
Did the check airmen (simulator) receive initial and transition flight training in the following:

      #1 Training and practice conducting flight checks in the required normal, abnormal, and emergency procedures to competently conduct the flight checks required by 14 CFR Part 135 in a flight simulator or a flight training device; and
      #2 Training in the operation of flight simulators or flight training devices, or both if used by the certificate holder, to competently conduct the flight checks required by 14 CFR Part 135?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 7, 135.339(g)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR") AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 9:14:04 AM, 

QID:
 00012385, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
58   
Did the initial and transition flight training for check airmen include:

      #1 Safety measures for emergency situations that may develop during a check;
      #2 Potential results of improper, untimely, or non-execution of safety measures during a check;
      #3 Training and practice in conducting flight checks from the left and right pilot seats in the required normal, abnormal, and emergency procedures to ensure competence to conduct the pilot flight checks required by this part; and
      #4 Safety measures to be taken from either pilot seat for emergency situations that may develop during a check?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 7, 135.339(e), 135.339(f)

NOTE: The requirements of this section may be accomplished in full or in part inflight, in a flight simulator, or in a flight training device, as appropriate.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN AIRCRAFT") AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 9:14:05 AM, 

QID:
 00012388, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
59   
Verify the flight instructor:

      #1 Satisfactorily completed initial or transition flight instructor training; and
      #2 Satisfactorily conducted instruction within the preceding 24 calendar months while under the observation of an FAA inspector, a certificate holder check airman, or an aircrew-designated examiner employed by the certificate holder.

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 7, 135.340(a)

NOTE: The observation check may be accomplished in part or in full in an aircraft, in a flight simulator, or in a flight training device.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT") OR (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR")) AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 9:14:05 AM, 

QID:
 00012393, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
60   
Did the flight instructors receive initial ground training on the following:

      #1 Flight instructor duties, functions, and responsibilities;
      #2 Applicable FARs and the certificate holder's policies and procedures;
      #3 Applicable methods, procedures, and techniques for conducting flight instruction;
      #4 Proper evaluation of student performance, including the detection of improper training, insufficient training, and personal characteristics of an applicant that could adversely affect safety;
      #5 Corrective action for unsatisfactory training progress;
      #6 Approved methods, procedures, and limitations for performing the required normal, abnormal, and emergency procedures in the aircraft; and
      #7 Fundamental principles of the teaching-learning process, teaching methods and procedures, and the instructor-student relationship?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 7, 135.340(c)

NOTE: Fundamental principles, etc. need not be included for holders of a flight instructor certificate. It is the responsibility of the certificate holder to ensure instructors and check pilots remain proficient in these areas.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT") OR (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR")) AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  6  9/28/2020 12:43:03 PM, 

QID:
 00012396, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
61   
Did the initial and transition flight training for pilot flight instructors (aircraft) include:

      #1 Safety measures for emergency situations that were likely to develop during instruction;
      #2 The potential results of improper or untimely safety measures during instruction;
      #3 Inflight training in conducting flight instruction from the left and right pilot seats in the required normal, abnormal, and emergency procedures to ensure instructor competence; and
      #4 Safety measures to be taken from either pilot seat for emergency situations that were likely to develop during instruction?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 7, 135.340(e)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT") AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  5  2/27/2019 12:03:32 PM, 

QID:
 00012404, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
62   
Did the initial and transition flight training for flight instructors (simulator) include:

      #1 Training and practice in the required normal, abnormal, and emergency procedures; and
      #2 Training in the operation of flight simulators or flight training devices, or both?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 7, 135.340(g)

NOTE: Training and practice in the required normal, abnormal, and emergency procedures must be accomplished in full or in part in a flight simulator or in a flight training device.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR") AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  4  2/28/2018 9:14:06 AM, 

QID:
 00012409, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
63   
Did the certificate holder adhere to its:

      #1 Instructor quality assurance program; and
      #2 Evaluator quality assurance program?

REFERENCES: AC-120-54, A034

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (AQP = "PILOT") ,  Rev.  3  12/29/2020 1:20:31 PM, 

QID:
 00012585, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
64   
Were the AQP instructors current and qualified for the module they were teaching?


REFERENCES: AC-120-54, 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 21 Sec 3, 121.903

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (AQP = "PILOT") ,  Rev.  2  12/29/2020 1:20:30 PM, 

QID:
 00012588, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
65   
Verify a check pilot or check flight engineer has the airman certificates and ratings for the airplane type used that are required for operations under 14 CFR part 121 for the following positions:

      #1 Pilot in command; or
      #2 Flight engineer, as applicable.

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 2, 121.411(b), 121.411(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  4  6/25/2020 10:03:55 AM, 

QID:
 00050806, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
66   
Verify a check pilot or check flight engineer has satisfactorily completed the training phases required for that airplane type required for operations under 14 CFR part 121 for the following positions:

      #1 Pilot in command; or
      #2 Flight engineer, as applicable.

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 2, 121.411(b), 121.411(c)

NOTE: This includes any recurrent training required by 14 CFR part 121.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  3  6/25/2020 10:00:46 AM, 

QID:
 00050809, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
67   
Verify a check pilot or check flight engineer has satisfactorily completed the appropriate proficiency and flight checks for that airplane type required for operations under 14 CFR part 121 for the following positions:

      #1 Pilot in command; or
      #2 Flight engineer, as applicable.

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 2, 121.411(b), 121.411(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  4  6/25/2020 10:03:56 AM, 

QID:
 00050812, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
68   
Verify a flight instructor has the airman certificates and ratings for the airplane type involved that are required for operations under 14 CFR Part 121 for the following positions:

      #1 Pilot in command; or
      #2 Flight engineer, as applicable.

REFERENCES: 121.412(b), 121.412(c)

NOTE: A flight instructor (simulator) need not have medical certificates required for operations.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  2  2/28/2018 9:14:17 AM, 

QID:
 00050815, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
69   
Verify a flight instructor has satisfactorily completed the required training for the airplane for operations under 14 CFR Part 121 for the following positions:

      #1 Pilot in command; or
      #2 Flight engineer, as applicable.

REFERENCES: 121.412(b), 121.412(c)

NOTE: This includes any recurrent training required by 14 CFR Part 121.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT") AND ((TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") OR (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY"))) ,  Rev.  2  2/28/2018 9:14:17 AM, 

QID:
 00050818, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  The records were accurate
  The records contained discrepancies
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
70   
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
71   
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
72   
Under an advanced simulation training program, did the training for instructors and check airmen include:

      #1 Training policies and procedures;
      #2 Instruction method and techniques;
      #3 Operation of FFS controls (including environmental and trouble panels);
      #4 Limitations of the FFS; and
      #5 Minimum equipment required for each course of training?

REFERENCES: 121 Appendix H

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121") AND (TRAINING EQUIPMENT = "ADVANCED SIMULATION")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY" OR "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O") AND (TRAINING EQUIPMENT = "FLIGHT SIMULATORS")) ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2020 10:01:12 AM, 

QID:
 00052182, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
73   
Did initial ground training for check airmen who conduct training or checking in an FFS or a flight training device include the following subjects specific to the device(s) for the airplane type:

      #1 Proper operation of the controls and systems;
      #2 Proper operation of environmental and fault panels;
      #3 Data and motion limitations of simulation; and
      #4 The minimum airplane simulator equipment required by part 121 or part 60, for each maneuver and procedure completed in an FFS or a flght training device?

REFERENCES: AC-120-109, 121.413(c), AC-120-111

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY" OR "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O")) ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2020 10:02:20 AM, 

QID:
 00054918, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
74   
Did transition ground training for check airmen who conduct training or checking in a FFS or a flight training device include the following subjects specific to the device(s) for the airplane type to which the check airmen was transitioning:

      #1 Proper operation of the controls and systems;
      #2 Proper operation of environmental and fault panels;
      #3 Data and motion limitations of simulation; and
      #4 The minimum airplane simulator equipment required by part 121 or part 60, for each maneuver and procedure completed in a FFS or a flight training device?

REFERENCES: AC-120-109, 121.413(d), AC-120-111

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY" OR "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O")) ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2020 10:02:23 AM, 

QID:
 00054923, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
75   
Did recurrent ground training for check airmen who conduct training or checking in an FFS or a flight training device include the following subjects specific to the device(s) for the airplane type:

      #1 Proper operation of the controls and systems;
      #2 Proper operation of environmental and fault panels;
      #3 Data and motion limitations of simulation; and
      #4 The minimum airplane simulator equipment required by part 121 or part 60, for each maneuver and procedure completed in an FFS or a flight training device?

REFERENCES: AC-120-109, 121.413(h), 121.413(c), AC-120-111

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY" OR "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O")) ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2020 10:02:25 AM, 

QID:
 00054928, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
76   
Did check airmen who conduct training or checking in an FFS or a flight training device complete recurrent ground training every 12 calendar months?


REFERENCES: 121.413(h)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY" OR "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O")) ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2020 10:02:25 AM, 

QID:
 00054933, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
77   
Did initial ground training for flight instructors who conduct training in an FFS or a flight training device include the following subjects specific to the device(s) for the airplane type:

      #1 Proper operation of the controls and systems;
      #2 Proper operation of environmental and fault panels;
      #3 Data and motion limitations of simulation; and
      #4 The minimum airplane simulator equipment required by part 121 or part 60, for each maneuver and procedure completed in an FFS or a flight training device?

REFERENCES: AC-120-109, 121.414(c), AC-120-111

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY" OR "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O")) ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2020 10:02:27 AM, 

QID:
 00054934, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
78   
Did transition ground training for flight instructors who conduct training in an FSS or a flight training device include the following subjects specific to the device(s) for the airplane type to which the flight instructor was transitioning:

      #1 Proper operation of the controls and systems;
      #2 Proper operation of environmental and fault panels;
      #3 Data and motion limitations of simulation; and
      #4 The minimum airplane simulator equipment required by part 121 or part 60, for each maneuver and procedure completed in an FFS or a flight training device?

REFERENCES: AC-120-109, 121.414(d), AC-120-111

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY" OR "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O")) ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2020 10:02:30 AM, 

QID:
 00054939, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
79   
Did recurrent ground training for flight instructors who conduct training in an FFS or a flight training device include the following subjects specific to the device(s) for the airplane type:

      #1 Proper operation of the controls and systems;
      #2 Proper operation of environmental and fault panels;
      #3 Data and motion limitations of simulation; and
      #4 The minimum airplane simulator equipment required by part 121 or part 60, for each maneuver and procedure completed in an FFS or a flight training device?

REFERENCES: AC-120-109, 121.414(h), 121.414(c), AC-120-111

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY" OR "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O")) ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2020 10:02:32 AM, 

QID:
 00054944, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
80   
Did flight instructors who conduct training in an FFS or a flight training device complete recurrent ground training every 12 calendar months?


REFERENCES: 121.414(h)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121") OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY" OR "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O")) ,  Rev.  2  6/25/2020 10:02:32 AM, 

QID:
 00054949, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
81   
Did check pilots who conduct training or checking in an FFS or FTD, receive initial and transition flight training which included the following:

      #1 Training and practice, in conducting flight checks in the required normal, abnormal, and emergency procedures to competently conduct the flight checks required by 14 CFR part 121; and
      #2 Training in the operation of FFSs or FTDs, or both, if used by the certificate holder, to competently conduct flight checks?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 1, 121.413(g)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR") AND (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY" OR "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O")) ,  Rev.  1  9/28/2020 12:43:08 PM, 

QID:
 00056331, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
82   
Did flight instructors who conduct training or checking in an FFS or FTD, receive initial and transition flight training which included the following:

      #1 Training and practice in the required normal, abnormal, and emergency procedures; and
      #2 Training in the operation of FFSs or FTDs, or both, to ensure competence to conduct the flight instruction?

REFERENCES: 8900.1 Vol 3 Ch 20 Sec 1, 121.414(g)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  ((FAR PART = "121") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR")) OR ((FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR") AND (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY" OR "PILOT TRAINING UNDER BOTH 135 AND 121 N&O")) ,  Rev.  1  9/28/2020 12:43:08 PM, 

QID:
 00056334, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
83   
Were the evaluators qualified for the evaluation of proficiency required by the AQP for the aircraft type and duty position?


REFERENCES: AC-120-54, 121.903

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (AQP = "PILOT") ,  Rev.  1  12/29/2020 1:20:30 PM, 

QID:
 00057033, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
84   
Verify that before the performance of any flight instructor duty in a flight simulator and within the period prescribed in 135.338(f), a flight instructor (simulator): (1) flew at least two flight segments as a required crewmember for the type, class, or category aircraft involved, or (2) satisfactorily completed an approved line-observation program?


REFERENCES: 135.338(f), 135.338(g)

NOTE: These flight segments or line observations are considered to be completed in the calendar month required if completed in the calendar month before or the calendar month after the month in which they are due.

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR") AND ( NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY")) ,  Rev.  1  12/29/2020 1:20:32 PM, 

QID:
 00057052, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
85   
During the continuing qualification cycle, did each instructor and evaluator receive training and evaluation on all events and subjects necessary to ensure proficiency in the knowledge, technical skills, and cognitive skills required for initial qualification?


REFERENCES: AC-120-54, A034, 121.915(a)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (PILOT = "CONT QUAL") ,  Rev.  1  12/29/2020 1:20:31 PM, 

QID:
 00057099, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
86   
During the continuing qualification cycle, did each instructor demonstrate the experience requirements appropriate to their duty position?


REFERENCES: AC-120-54, A034, 121.915(c)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (PILOT = "CONT QUAL") ,  Rev.  1  12/29/2020 1:20:41 PM, 

QID:
 00057194, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
87   
Did instructors or evaluators that did not maintain continuing qualification complete all requirements for requalifying during training?


REFERENCES: AC-120-54, A034, 121.915(e)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (PILOT = "CONT QUAL") ,  Rev.  1  12/29/2020 1:20:34 PM, 

QID:
 00057320, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
88   
Did the certificate holder conduct AQP training for newly hired instructors and evaluators per its approved program?


REFERENCES: AC-120-54, 121.903

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "121" OR "135") AND (AQP = "PILOT") ,  Rev.  1  12/29/2020 1:20:40 PM, 

QID:
 00057337, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Observable
  Not Applicable
89   
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
90   
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
91   
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
92   
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
93   
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
94   
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