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How the equipment is obtained (i.e., lease, rental, etc.).
How the repair station ensures the equipment is on the premises and under the repair station’s control at the time the work is being performed.
How the repair station ensures that the department responsible for calibrating leased tools and equipment is identified.
Test Cell. Review the RSM/QCM section describing the system(s) and procedure(s) necessary for correlation, operation, design, and modification of test cells. Verify:
The repair station is following the system and procedures in the RSM/QCM for the control, maintenance, use and storage of the equipment and tools used to maintain articles.
That the test cell conforms to the description in the RSM/QCM to include:
An accurate description of the system(s) and procedure(s) to ensure test cell correlation, operation, design, and modification.
A description of the system(s) design, operation, configuration, and construction of test cell, and test hardware, for operation and performance.
That the correlated test cell provides a means of ensuring article(s) meet minimum test requirements.
That the test cell instrumentation is calibrated to a standard acceptable to the FAA.
That when repairs or structural modifications have been made to an existing test cell that significantly effect performance, test cell correlation or re-correlation should be accomplished.
Analyze Findings. Upon completion of the inspection, record all deficiencies; determine the appropriate corrective action(s).
Conduct Debriefing. Brief the certificate holder on the inspection results. Discuss any deficiencies and possible corrective actions.
Complete the Task. Competition of this task will result in the following:
Send a letter to the operator documenting all deficiencies
Initiate an Enforcement Investigation Report (EIR) if necessary
Document Task. File all supporting paperwork in the certificate holder’s office file. Update the Vital Information Subsystem (VIS) as required.
FUTURE ACTIVITIES. Schedule and conduct follow up inspections as applicable.