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SECTION 2. PROCEDURES
1. PREREQUISITES AND COORDINATION REQUIREMENTS.
Knowledge of the regulatory requirements of parts 121 and 135
Successful completion of the Airworthiness Inspector Indoctrination course(s) or equivalent
Previous experience with part 121 or 135 air carriers
B. Coordination. This task requires coordination with the principal maintenance inspector (PMI) and principal avionics inspector (PAI) and may also require coordination with the certificate-holding district office (CHDO) having responsibility for the organization with whom the air carrier has made maintenance arrangements.
3. REFERENCES, FORMS, AND JOB AIDS.
A. References (current editions):
14 CFR parts 43, 91, 119, 121, and 135
Advisory Circular (AC) 120-16, Air Carrier Maintenance Programs
AC 120-79, Developing and Implementing a Continuing Analysis and Surveillance System
ATOS Element: 1.3.7
FAA Form 8400-8, Operations Specifications
C. Job Aids:
Automated OpSpecs checklists and worksheets
JTAs: 3.3.51, 3.3.52
A. Utilizing ATOS SAI Element 1.3.7, Outsource Organization.
(1) ASI’s with oversight responsibilities for part 121 air carriers are required to use the ATOS SAI Element 1.3.7, Outsource Organization, DCT when evaluating the air carriers outsource maintenance program as detailed below. Detailed description of the SAI, and general guidance for the use of the tools can be found in Order 8300.10 Volume 1, Chapter 16, Evaluating Part 121 Air Carrier Programs with SAI and EPI DCT’s and Order 8400.10, appendix 6.
(2) To ensure that the word version of the SAI you are assigned is current, it is recommended that “copies” be obtained from the FSIMS website at .
B. Evaluate the Air Carriers CAMP Regarding Outsource Maintenance.
(1) Aviation safety inspectors (ASI) with surveillance responsibilities for air carriers should review the carrier's maintenance program to determine whether the certificate holder's procedures adequately address all aspects of outsourcing maintenance. These policies and procedures should be easily recognizable, identified and defined.
(2) Under part 121, § 121.367 and part 135 § 135.425, the air carrier’s maintenance program must ensure the maintenance provider will perform work IAW the carrier's CAMP. The information necessary to ensure compliance with the carrier’s CAMP must be made available to the maintenance provider and the carrier must ensure the maintenance provider follows the information supplied. Further, the air carrier must be able to show that the maintenance provider’s has competent personnel, adequate equipment and facilities. By showing all the above requirements are complied with, the carrier is able to ensure its aircraft are properly released to service in an airworthy condition under the carrier's specific maintenance program.