Unscoped DCT Report (Standard DCT)


MLF Label: 2.1.2 (OP) Training of Check Pilots/Instructors DCT Type: ED DCT Specialty: Operations Peer Group: D - Part 135 (9 or Less Seats/Single Pilot) DCT Revision: 2.0 on 09/28/21 (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   
Does the process design ensure the individual with responsibility provides both financial and human resources for the safety and quality performance of this element?


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

Safety Attribute: Responsibility,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

QID:
 00051929, Response Details: Responsibility ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
2   
Does the process design ensure the individual with responsibility provides both financial and human resources for the safety and quality performance of this element?


Safety Attribute: Responsibility,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

QID:
 00051943, Response Details: Responsibility ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
3   
Is the person with authority clearly identifiable, qualified and knowledgeable to effectively plan, direct and control resources, change procedures and make key determinations including safety risk acceptance decisions for this element?


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

Safety Attribute: Authority,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

QID:
 00051930, Response Details: Authority ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
4   
Is the person with authority clearly identifiable, qualified and knowledgeable to effectively plan, direct and control resources, change procedures and make key determinations including safety risk acceptance decisions for this element?


Safety Attribute: Authority,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

  Yes
  No
7   
Do the procedures specify that a person serving as a check airman must:

      #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 "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR") AND NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY") ,  Rev.  4  6/22/2021 2:26:40 PM, 

QID:
 00001799, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
8   
Do the procedures specify that a check airman must 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 "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR") AND NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY") ,  Rev.  4  6/22/2021 2:26:40 PM, 

QID:
 00001803, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
9   
Do the procedures specify that a check airman (aircraft) must hold at least a Class III medical certificate unless he or she is serving as a required crewmember, in which case the check airman must hold 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.  3  6/22/2021 2:26:41 PM, 

QID:
 00001804, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
10   
Do the procedures specify that a check airman (aircraft) must 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.  3  6/22/2021 2:26:42 PM, 

QID:
 00001805, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
11   
Do the procedures specify that a check airman must be 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 "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR") AND NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY") ,  Rev.  4  6/22/2021 2:26:42 PM, 

QID:
 00001806, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
12   
Do the procedures specify that completion of the required check airman training will be entered into the individual's training record maintained by the certificate holder?


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

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN AIRCRAFT" OR "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR") AND NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY") ,  Rev.  4  6/22/2021 2:26:42 PM, 

QID:
 00001807, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
13   
Do the procedures include that a check pilot (simulator) must either - fly 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 complete 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.  5  6/22/2021 2:26:42 PM, 

QID:
 00001808, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
14   
Do the procedures specify that a flight instructor must hold the 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 "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR") AND NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY") ,  Rev.  3  6/22/2021 2:26:42 PM, 

QID:
 00001811, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
15   
Do the procedures specify that a flight instructor (aircraft) must hold 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.  3  6/22/2021 2:26:43 PM, 

QID:
 00001812, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
16   
Do the procedures specify that a flight instructor must satisfactorily complete the required training required 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 "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR") AND NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY") ,  Rev.  3  6/22/2021 2:26:43 PM, 

QID:
 00001813, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
17   
Do the procedures specify that a flight instructor must satisfactorily complete 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 "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR") AND NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY") ,  Rev.  3  6/22/2021 2:26:44 PM, 

QID:
 00001814, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
18   
Do the procedures specify, for the aircraft category, class, or type, that an certificate holder may not use a flight instructor and a person may not serve as a flight instructor in a training program established under 14 CFR Part 135 Subpart H unless that person has satisfactorily completed applicable training requirements of 135.340?


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

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT" OR "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR") AND NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY") ,  Rev.  4  6/22/2021 2:26:44 PM, 

QID:
 00001815, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
19   
Do the procedures specify that to perform as a check airman a person must:

      #1 Satisfactorily complete initial or transition check airman training; and
      #2 Satisfactorily conduct 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 AIRCRAFT" OR "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR") AND NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY") ,  Rev.  5  6/22/2021 2:26:44 PM, 

QID:
 00001819, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
20   
Do the procedures specify the observation check required by 135.339(a)(2) is considered to have been completed in the month required if completed in the calendar month before or the calendar month after the month in which it is due?


REFERENCES: 135.339(a), 135.339(b)

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN AIRCRAFT" OR "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR") AND NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY") ,  Rev.  4  6/22/2021 2:26:44 PM, 

QID:
 00001822, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
21   
Do the procedures specify that initial ground training for check airmen include the following:

      #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 AIRCRAFT" OR "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR") AND NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY") ,  Rev.  5  6/22/2021 2:26:45 PM, 

QID:
 00001823, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
22   
Do the procedures specify that the check airman transition ground training includes the approved methods, procedures, and limitations for performing the required normal, abnormal, and emergency procedures applicable to the aircraft to which the check airman is transitioning?


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

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "CHECK AIRMEN AIRCRAFT" OR "CHECK AIRMEN SIMULATOR") AND (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "TRANSITION TRAINING") AND NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY") ,  Rev.  4  6/22/2021 2:26:45 PM, 

QID:
 00001830, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
23   
Do the procedures specify that initial and transition flight training for check airmen (simulator) includes 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.  5  6/22/2021 2:26:45 PM, 

QID:
 00001831, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
24   
Do the procedures specify that initial and transition flight training for check airmen includes:

      #1 Safety measures for emergency situations that are likely to 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 are likely to 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.  5  6/22/2021 2:26:46 PM, 

QID:
 00001834, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
25   
Do the procedures specify that a flight instructor must:

      #1 Satisfactorily complete initial or transition flight instructor training; and
      #2 Satisfactorily conduct 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 5, 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 "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR") AND NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY") ,  Rev.  5  6/22/2021 2:26:46 PM, 

QID:
 00001839, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
26   
Do the procedures specify that initial ground training for flight instructors includes:

      #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 "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR") AND NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY") ,  Rev.  7  6/22/2021 2:26:47 PM, 

QID:
 00001842, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
27   
Do the procedures specify that flight instructor transition ground training includes the approved methods, procedures, and limitations for performing the required normal, abnormal, and emergency procedures applicable to the type, class, or category aircraft to which the flight instructor is transitioning?


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

Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135") AND (TRAINING PERSONNEL = "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AIRCRAFT" OR "FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SIMULATOR") AND (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "TRANSITION TRAINING") AND NOT (TRAINING PROGRAMS = "PILOT TRAINING UNDER 121 N&O ONLY") ,  Rev.  4  6/22/2021 2:26:47 PM, 

QID:
 00001850, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
28   
Do the procedures specify that initial and transition flight training for pilot flight instructors (aircraft) includes:

      #1 Safety measures for emergency situations that are 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 are 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.  6  6/22/2021 2:26:47 PM, 

QID:
 00001851, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
29   
Do the procedures specify that initial and transition flight training for flight instructors (simulator) must 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.  5  6/22/2021 2:26:48 PM, 

QID:
 00001856, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
30   
Do procedures exist in enough detail to meet the regulatory and guidance requirements for this element to produce the intended results?


Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

QID:
 00051926, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
31   
Do procedures exist in enough detail to meet the regulatory and guidance requirements for this element to produce the intended results?


Safety Attribute: Procedures,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

QID:
 00051940, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
32   
Does the training program include 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) fly at least two flight segments as a required crewmember for the type, class, or category aircraft involved, or (2) satisfactorily complete 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.  2  6/22/2021 2:26:56 PM, 

QID:
 00057051, Response Details: EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
  Not Applicable
33   
Do controls exist within this element that ensure risks are reduced to an acceptable level?


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

Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

QID:
 00051927, Response Details: Controls ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
34   
Do controls exist within this element that ensure risks are reduced to an acceptable level?


Safety Attribute: Controls,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

QID:
 00051941, Response Details: Controls ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
35   
Does the certificate holder have a method to evaluate the impact of changes on related processes (interfaces) for this element?


Safety Attribute: Interfaces,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

QID:
 00051928, Response Details: Interfaces ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
36   
Does the certificate holder have a method to evaluate the impact of changes on related processes (interfaces) for this element?


Safety Attribute: Interfaces,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

QID:
 00051942, Response Details: Interfaces ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
37   
Does the process design require that individuals understand their safety role and how it contributes to the safety performance of this element?


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

Safety Attribute: Safety Ownership,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

Scoping Attribute:
  (FAR PART = "135" OR "145" OR "141" OR "142" OR "147") AND (SAFETY PROGRAMS = "SMSVP") ,  Rev.  2  3/8/2019 12:47:46 PM, 

QID:
 00051932, Response Details: Safety Ownership ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No
38   
Does the process design require that individuals understand their safety role and how it contributes to the safety performance of this element?


Safety Attribute: Safety Ownership,  Question Type: Output Validation,  

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

QID:
 00051946, Response Details: Safety Ownership ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW),  Status: Released

  Yes
  No


Response Details List  Authority ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Process oversight failure
2 Unacceptable safety risk acceptance
3 Ineffective planning of resources
4 Ineffective use of resources
5 Ineffective control of resources
6 Failure to implement safety risk processes
7 Process owner not clearly identified
8 Unqualified
9 Other
Response Details List  Controls ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Failure to identify hazards or ineffective risk controls
2 Failure to develop and maintain risk controls
3 Failure to effectively mitigate risk before applying risk controls
4 Risk controls ineffective
5 Unclear risk controls
6 Failure to assess risk for a new system
7 Failure to assess risk when revising an existing system
8 Failure to assess risk when developing operational procedures
9 Failure to maintain records of outputs of risk control assessments
10 Other
Response Details List  EP & ED DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Unclear procedure(s)
2 Conflicting procedure(s)
3 Used workaround(s)
4 Skipped process step(s)
5 Personnel failed to follow process (procedures, guidance, etc)
6 Procedures/guidance not available
7 Procedures/guidance not current
8 Inconsistent procedure(s)
9 Undocumented procedure(s)
10 Minor typographical error(s) (i.e. record entries)
11 Information missing
12 Communication failure(s)
13 Personnel failed to perform task
14 Process failed to meet desired outcome
15 Process oversight failure
16 Equipment/tools not available
17 Equipment/tools not adequate
18 Equipment/tools not calibrated
19 Facilities not adequate
20 Other
Response Details List  Interfaces ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Internal communication failure(s)
2 External communication failure(s)
3 Lack of interfaces
4 Inconsistent interfaces
5 Poor coordination between departments and employees
6 Failure of interfaces between processes or procedures
7 Other
Response Details List  Process Measurement ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Inadequate monitoring of operations processes
2 Ineffective evaluations of processes or systems
3 Undocumented or insufficient investigations
4 Failure to conduct audits
5 Ineffective audits
6 Failure to detect changes in the operational environment
7 Personnel failed to perform/follow process (procedures, guidance, etc.)
8 Process failed to meet desired outcome
9 Process oversight failure
10 Other
Response Details List  Responsibility ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 1.0)
1 Failed to provide financial resources
2 Failed to provide sufficient human resources
3 Individual not clearly identified
4 Failure to ensure safety of process
5 Failure to oversee operations conducted under the certificate
6 Failed to ensure quality performance of process
7 Process oversight failure
8 Communication failure(s)
9 Other
Response Details List  N/A Response Detail (Released, 2.0)
1 Not applicable or authorized for the certificate holder or applicant
2 Other
Response Details List  Safety Ownership ED/EP/SP DCTs (Both OP and AW) (Released, 3.0)
1 Unaware of or ineffective safety policies or processes
2 Unaware of or ineffective safety related reporting tools
3 Unclear safety policy
4 Ineffective safety related training
5 Lack of safety culture
6 Unclear safety objectives
7 Other