Presentation on theme: "HOW TO ADD AN AIRCRAFT TO AIR CARRIER OPERATIONS."— Presentation transcript:
HOW TO ADD AN AIRCRAFT TO AIR CARRIER OPERATIONS
October 1, 2010Fresno FSDO2 OVERVIEW Steps to Complete Homework –Determine Operations –Ascertain compliance Apply for –Operations Specifications –Other approvals and acceptances Registration –Environmental (NEPA) –Economic Validation Receive Operations Specifications List the Aircraft
DON’T MAKE PROMISES THE FAA CAN’T KEEP DON’T INCUR EXPENSES TOO EARLY
PART ONE Steps Required to Add and Aircraft
October 1, 2010Fresno FSDO5 INTENDED OPERATIONS: Basic operations Areas of operation Maintenance programs you propose for the aircraft. More Complex Operations This is the time to contact the CHDO for guidance as needed
October 1, 2010Fresno FSDO6 AIRCRAFT COMPLIANCE: Ascertain that the aircraft will meet all performance and equipment requirements described in the regulations –Parts 91 and –135, and in –The Operations Specifications related to the proposed aircraft operations.
October 1, 2010Fresno FSDO7 APPLICATION CONTENTS: In a letter to the CHDO Request Operations Specifications to 1.Add the Aircraft 2.Permit the proposed Operations Areas of operation Maintenance programs Include for approval or acceptance revisions to: –Training Programs –Operations Programs –Maintenance Programs Include: –Statement of compliance –Supporting documents
October 1, 2010Fresno FSDO8 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS A schedule of events should lists all events that relate to adding the aircraft to your 135 operations If you provide a schedule of events we will be able to determine our ability to meet your expectations and schedule our resources. We will contact you if there are scheduling difficulties.
October 1, 2010Fresno FSDO9 DOCUMENT ACCEPTANCE, AND APPROVAL CHDO review process for each type of document presented Air Carrier responds as needed CHDO approves or accepts revised operations, training, and maintenance programs and procedures
October 1, 2010Fresno FSDO10 VALIDATION Plan for validation of Aircraft compliance Training programs Maintenance programs Operations procedures Personnel proficiency
October 1, 2010Fresno FSDO11 ECONOMIC REGISTRATION Send OST Forms 4507 and 6410 to: FAA Headquarters Air Transportation Division, AFS-260, 800 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC For blank forms go to afs/afs200/branches/afs260/exemptions/. afs/afs200/branches/afs260/exemptions/
October 1, 2010Fresno FSDO12 ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE Send the CHDO a completed National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) form We forward this for Regional Approval so do not delay.
October 1, 2010Fresno FSDO13 RECEIVE OPERATIONS SPECIFICATIONS We will approve Ops Specs Paragraph D085, and any other required Paragraphs once all the requirements are met.
October 1, 2010Fresno FSDO14 UPDATE the AIRCRAFT LISTING Finally, comply with §135.63(a)(3) by adding the aircraft, including the kinds of operations authorized for the aircraft, to your official control-listing of aircraft used or available for use in air carrier operations.
October 1, 2010Fresno FSDO15 PART TWO JOB AIDS WE PROVIDE FOR ADDING AN AIRCRAFT
October 1, 2010Fresno FSDO16 JOB AIDS WE PROVIDE FOR ADDING AN AIRCRAFT Sample Application Letter and the attachments— 1.Request to Add an Aircraft 2.Request for Operations Specifications, 3.Aircraft Compliance Statement for FAR 135 Operations 4.Airworthiness Checklist
October 1, 2010Fresno FSDO17 THE JOB AIDS ARE OPTIONAL— THE INFORMATION IS NOT The information is necessary to issue the appropriate Operations Specifications. You may use any method that provides complete, accurate and useable information.
October 1, 2010Fresno FSDO18 ACCURACY IS IMPORTANT No matter how you present the information, accuracy is important Technical errors or omissions will delay completion of the project.
October 1, 2010Fresno FSDO19 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS JOB AID The SCHEDULE OF EVENTS lists the events that may relate to adding the aircraft to your 135 operations If you schedule those events on this form, we will be able to determine our ability to meet your expectations and schedule our resources. We will contact you if there are scheduling difficulties.
October 1, 2010Fresno FSDO20 SUMMARY: STEPS TO COMPLETE. Determine Operations Ascertain compliance Apply for Operations Specifications Apply for Other approvals and acceptances Environmental Registration Economic Registration* Validation Receive Operations Specifications List the Aircraft
October 1, 2010Fresno FSDO21 Job Aids Are to Help You Apply for certain kinds of operations Determine aircraft eligibility
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