DATEATTACHMENT 148300.10 CHG XX
Proficiency of inspection personnel (Ref. vol. 3, ch. 90).
Current technical data for maintaining articles (Ref. Vol. 3, ch. 87).
Qualifying and surveilling non-certificated persons who perform maintenance, or alterations for the repair station.
Performing final inspection and return to service of maintained articles.
Calibrating measuring and test equipment.
Taking corrective action on deficiencies.
References, where applicable, to the manufacturer's inspection standards for a particular article, including reference to any data specified by that manufacturer.
A sample of the inspection and maintenance forms and instructions for completing such forms or a reference to a separate forms manual.
Procedures for revising the QCM required under this section and notifying the CHDO of the revisions, including how often the CHDO will be notified of revisions.
Inspection System. Review a sample of the documents used during maintenance (travelers, work orders, inspection sheets, discrepancy sheets, etc.) as well as an inspection of the articles maintained. Confirm the repair station is performing and recording the following inspections in accordance with the RSM/QCM by verifying the following:
The article is identified throughout the maintenance cycle including parts contracted out to non-certificated persons.
When, where, and to what standard the inspection is done?
Who can perform the inspection?
Where, how, and on what form the results of the inspection is recorded?
Disposition of the article after the inspection depending on each possible result.
Incoming raw materials inspection:
Raw materials are identified in accordance with the definitions in the RSM/QCM.
The traceability of the material back to the original lot.
The handling of suspected unapproved parts.
Verify shelf life and expiration dates are within limits.
Performing Preliminary Inspection. Compliance with Airworthiness Directives (AD) and, if required, service bulletins associated with the AD requirement.
Hidden Damage Inspection. Inspection includes a search for any secondary damage that could have resulted from an accident such as fire or heat damage.
Any additional maintenance as described in a manufacturer’s maintenance manual is accomplished in accordance with RSM/QCM.
Procedures for changing the steps in a process specification or accomplishing the tasks out of sequence.
Continuity of Inspection.
If multiple shifts or consecutive inspectors are used, verify that the procedures for continuing responsibility for maintenance in process are accomplished.
The status book, shift change log, or similar means used to track maintenance in process is used.