Staff Instruction (SI)

Appendix 2 - Inspection Checklists – DAR

1 Previous Audit (PA)
2. Engineering Procedures Manual (EPM)
3. Exercise of Delegation (EoD)
4. Resource Library (RL)
5. Certification Process (CP)
6. Third Party Engineering Support (TPES)
7. Software Aspects (SA)
8. Certification Data Review (CDR)
9. Records and Documentation (R&D)
10. Configuration Control (CC)
11. Certification Test (CT)
12. Flight Test (FT)
13. Support to Aircraft Maintenance and Manufacturing (M&M) TCCA
14. Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICA)
15. Post-Certification Activities (PCA)
16. Airworthiness Directive &Service Bulletin (AD&SB)

1. Previous Audit (PA)

Item Description References

Auditor’s Comments/Results

Audited By
N/A = Not Applicable, Fdg = Finding, PF = Parallel Finding, N/C = Not Checked
1 What was the purpose and date of the previous audit? Previous Audit report N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
2 Were there a significant number of Audit Findings?

What conclusions were drawn from the audit?

Previous Audit report N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
3 Was the audit follow-up completed?

List any outstanding audit findings respecting the previous audit?

Previous Audit report N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
4 Since the last audit, are there indications of high managerial staff turnover?   N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
5 Are there any indications of high staff or engineering personnel turnover?   N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
6 Have there been any changes in the company's scope, size, type of service since the previous audit? EPM/ Previous Audit report N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
7 Have there been any additional Scope of Approval / Authorizations since the previous audit? EPM/ Previous Audit report N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
8 Has the delegate performed any DAR Self-Audit in accordance with his EPM?   N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
9 Have previously regulatory oversight of delegated projects been closed? EPM/Previous Audit report N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
Function Summary (Previous Audit (PA))
Items Completed By: Date:

2. Engineering Procedures Manual (EPM)

Item Description References

Auditor’s Comments/Results

Audited By
N/A = Not Applicable, Fdg = Finding, PF = Parallel Finding, N/C = Not Checked
1 Does the EPM contain the address of the ordinary place of business of the DAR? AWM 505.207(a) N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
2 Does the EPM contain a statement of purpose? AWM 505.207(b) N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
3 Does the EPM contain a statement of commitment by the DAR that he understands &accepts the responsibilities and obligations associated with the exercise of the authority delegated by the Minster AWM 505.207(c) N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
4 Does the EPM contain a description of the DAR's responsibilities? AWM 505.207(d) N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
5 Does the EPM contain a description of the system used for the control of technical data such as drawings and reports and, where the DAR works with others on an approval program, the system used for controlling the program and assigning responsibility for all constituent elements of the program? AWM 505.207(f) N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
6 Does the EPM contain a description of the record keeping system required to control and exercise the functions authorized by the delegation? AWM 505.207(g) N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
7 Does the EPM contain a specimen signature of the DAR identified in subsection 505.205(a)? AWM 505.207(h) N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
8 Does the EPM contain a description of the procedures used to control revisions to the EPM? AWM 505.207(i) N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
9 Does the EPM contain a record of revisions page, which shall include the identification of each revised item, page, date and the signature of the person approving the change on behalf of the Minister? AWM 505.207(j) N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
10 Does the EPM identify the DAR's delegated functions with their scope of authority and associated limitations? AWM 505.213
AWM 505.215
N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
11 Is the Minister notified within 7 days of any change of name or address of ordinary place of business? AWM 505.217(f) N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
12 Does the manual contain any information inconsistent with TC Civil Aviation Regulations, Standards, Advisory and Policy? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
13 Are documents incorporated by referenced included in the EPM? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
14 Does the EPM clearly state that the data required to be forwarded to TCCA? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
15 Does the EPM contain any other information, which, in the opinion of the Minister, is necessary? AWM 505.207(k) N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
16 Does the EPM have procedures described to address the Changed Product Rule as per PL 500-002, Section 5.3? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
17 Do the procedures described in the EPM satisfy the requirements of CAR 511/513 .14 as required by PL 500-002 "establishing the certification basis of the."? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
18 Other   N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
Function Summary (Engineering Procedures Manual (EPM))
Items Completed By: Date:

3. Exercise of Delegation (EoD)

Item Description References

Auditor’s Comments/Results

Audited By
N/A = Not Applicable, Fdg = Finding, PF = Parallel Finding, N/C = Not Checked
1 Has the DAR had their scope extended for particular projects? If so are records maintained of these extensions? AWM 505.223(a)(1) N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
2 Is the basis of certification properly determined by the DAR to ensure that the design change installed continues to comply with its original basis of certification? AWM 513.07 N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
3 Is the DAR using established analytical methods, test methods when performing adequate accuracy of calculations as part of their delegated functions? AWM 505.217(b) N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
4 Is the DAR aware of their limitations and what documentation must be approved by the Regional Transport Canada office or Headquarters? AWM 505.217(c) N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
5 Has the DAR acted outside their approved specialty or limitations? AWM 505.215(a) N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
6 Has the DAR satisfied the eligibility criteria prior to receiving the delegation? AWM 505.203 N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
7 Does the DAR use the DAR number in conjunction with his signature on all documents signed on behalf on the Minister? Letter of Authorization N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
8 Other   N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
Function Summary (Exercise of Delegation)
Items Completed By: Date:

4. Resource Library (RL)

Item Description References

Auditor’s Comments/Results

Audited By
N/A = Not Applicable, Fdg = Finding, PF = Parallel Finding, N/C = Not Checked
1 Does the DAR follow the policies and procedures for technical publications as described in the EPM? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
2 Does the DAR have technical and regulatory manuals available for the scope of work performed? AWM 505.217 N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
3 Are there procedures ensuring that the engineering/technical manuals supplied by the partners in design, manufacture and suppliers are revised and kept current? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
4 Are the manuals current, i.e. are the amendments up to date? AWM 505.217 (e) N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
5 Is there a system in place to ensure the required regulatory documents are identified and acquired? AWM 505.217 N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
6 Does the DAR have ready access to properly amended and up-to-date legislation, standards, advisories and related literature appropriate to their functions? AWM 505.217 N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
7 Are the findings due to inadequacy of the established procedures? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
8 Other   N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
Function Summary (Resource Library)
Items Completed By: Date:

5. Certification Process (CP)

Information Note: For further guidance material please refer to ACSI 22.

Item Description References

Auditor’s Comments/Results

Audited By
N/A = Not Applicable, Fdg = Finding, PF = Parallel Finding, N/C = Not Checked
1 Does the DAR follow the policies and procedures for certification process as described in the EPM? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
2 Are there appropriate procedures to establish Findings of Compliance on behalf of Foreign Authorities? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
3 Are technical Issue Papers appropriately raised and adequately resolved prior to Certificate Issue? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
4 Have all findings of compliance been made prior to Approval Certificate issuance? Has the compliance Program been signed off before Certificate issuance? AWM 513.11 N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
5 Do the signatories to the General Compliance Program have delegated authority for the areas they have taken responsibility? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
6 If "Compliance Statements" are used in lieu of compliance program, does it specify the methods or processes used to demonstrate compliance with applicable standards? AWM 513.06 N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
7 Is the submitted documentation required prior to Certificate issuance adequate (i.e. MDL, FMS, ICAs etc.)? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
8 Are there procedures for defining whether the design change is a minor or major one as part of post certification activities? AWM 571.06 N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
9 Is the appropriate type of data (I.e. specified, acceptable and/or approved) used to support the design change (minor or major)? AWM 571.06 N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
10 Is the submitted documentation adequate in covering standards in place, special conditions, noise and emission standards, exemptions and equivalent safety? AWM 513.07 N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
11 Are AE-100 forms, Statement of Compliance signed off properly before the Approval Certificate issuance? CAR 513.11 N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
12 Are Approval Certificates prepared properly? CAR 513.11 N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
13 Does a transmittal letter to certificate holder accompany each approval certificate issued? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
14 Is the required data submitted within the time frame specified in the EPM? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
15 Is the application for foreign approval handled through TCCA? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
16 Other   N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
Function Summary (Certification Process)
Items Completed By: Date:

6. Third Party Engineering Support (TPES)

Information Note: Third party-means an organization or individual, involved with the auditee, in the design manufacture or provision of parts, components or materials supplied to the auditee for incorporation into the type design of the auditee's aeronautical product(s) (e.g., design organization, approved manufacturing organization, subcontractors, suppliers, etc.). (See section 2.3 Definitions)

Item Description References

Auditor’s Comments/Results

Audited By
N/A = Not Applicable, Fdg = Finding, PF = Parallel Finding, N/C = Not Checked
1 Are procedures describing Third Party Engineering Support (TPES) adequate for receiving and providing TPES? AWM 505.207(f) N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
2 Are the TPES procedures in EPM followed? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
3 Are there adequate procedures for the DAR to verify data produced by third party that is used to make a finding of compliance? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
4 How does the DAR control design where a third party has responsibility to ensure a system of design traceability which permits the design process to be clearly followed from the DAR design input through to the third party design output? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
5 Are there adequate procedures for the DAR to ensure that compliance documentation produced by a third party is complete and accurate? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
6 Are the third party compliance reports submitted in time for adequate review by the DAR and prior to Certificate issuance? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
7 Does the EPM describe DAR's responsibility for projects involving multiple delegates? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
8 Other   N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
Function Summary (Third Party Engineering Support)
Items Completed By: Date:

7. Software Aspects (SA)

Item Description References

Auditor’s Comments/Results

Audited By
N/A = Not Applicable, Fdg = Finding, PF = Parallel Finding, N/C = Not Checked
1 Are the procedures used to provide guidelines for the production of software for airborne systems and equipment described in the EPM? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
2 Are the procedures used to control software changes described in the EPM? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
3 Does the DAR have an effective system for identifying all products that have been altered as a result of software modifications? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
4 Is there a procedure describing how to handle airborne software change? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
5 Is there a procedure describing the testing of software modifications before use on the aircraft? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
6 Is there sufficient documentation/ records to ensure proper configuration control i.e. identification and marking, control return to service and other pertinent information for all software? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
7 Is there a procedure providing traceability of hardware and software part number to the approved configuration? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
8 Is there a procedure to report, track and resolve software problems? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
9 Are there procedures to ensure that the software development environment is traceable for each version of the delivered airborne software version? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
10 Is there a procedure describing the software quality assurance process to obtain assurance that software life cycle data conform to the certification requirements? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
11 Are the procedures or methods used effective? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
12 Other   N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
Function Summary: (Software Aspects)
Items Completed By: Date:

8. Certification Data Review (CDR)

Item Description References

Auditor’s Comments/Results

Audited By
N/A = Not Applicable, Fdg = Finding, PF = Parallel Finding, N/C = Not Checked
1 Is compliance with the design standards of Airworthiness maintained? CAR/AWM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
2 Is the documentation sufficient to clearly define the work accomplished and determine compliance? CAR 513.06/ EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
3 Are all airworthiness requirements appropriate to a specific modification and repair specified in the pertinent Compliance Program? CAR 513.06/ EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
4 Has compliance been demonstrated by an acceptable means? CAR 513.06/ EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
5 Does the DAR have authority in his letter of authorization for making a finding of compliance? CAR 513.06/ EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
6 Does the DAR understand the substantiation used to support findings of compliance? CAR 513.06/ EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
7 Are the means / method by which compliance is shown against applicable airworthiness requirements clearly demonstrated and identified in the Compliance Program? CAR 513.06/ EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
8 Are special design and certification considerations applicable to a given repair being addressed? CAR 513.06/ EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
9 Where applicable, were additional technical conditions addressed? CAR 513.06/ EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
10 How are the manufacturing, maintenance and continuous airworthiness considerations handled in the design process? ACSI 22 N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
11 Is the creation of approved data carried out in accordance with the applicable sections of AWM 513 &ACSI 22? CAR 513.06/ EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
12 Does the EPM contain a description of the airworthiness control system utilized for determining the adequacy of the technical data approved by the DAR? CAR 513.06/ EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
13 Other   N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
Function Summary (Certification Data Review)
Items Completed By: Date:

9. Records and Documentation (R&D)

Item Description References

Auditor’s Comments/Results

Audited By
N/A = Not Applicable, Fdg = Finding, PF = Parallel Finding, N/C = Not Checked
1 Are established procedures followed to record and control a technical data file for each aeronautical product including drawings, photographs, specifications, instructions, reports and any applicable SB/AD/SDR necessary for the approval of the design? AWM 505.217(a)
EPM
N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
2 Does the DAR have an effective system for identifying by make, model, and manufacturer's serial number those products that have been altered using design data held by the DAR? CAR 513.30 (2)
AWM 505.221(b)
N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
3 Does the DAR retain all files or have written approval for disposal of such file? AWM 505.221(c) N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
4 Does the DAR control the certification approval records and documentation as described in the EPM? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
5 Is there a procedure establishing a correlation between the configurations, which is presented in the engineering reports, the configuration, which is ground/flight, tested and the approved design as detailed in the approval certificate? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
6 Are Certification Data records acceptable in terms of completeness and final certification? AWM 505.221 N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
7 Are procedures being followed to transmit certification data as described in EPM? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
8 Does the DAR use NAPA project numbers in his documentation and correspondence?   N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
9 Other   N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
Function Summary: (Records and Documentation)
Items Completed By: Date:

10. Configuration Control (CC)

Item Description References

Auditor’s Comments/Results

Audited By
N/A = Not Applicable, Fdg = Finding, PF = Parallel Finding, N/C = Not Checked
1 Does the DAR control design configurations including drawings and process specifications as described in the EPM? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
2 Are established procedures followed to control the assignment of drawing numbers, registration of drawings, maintenance of a drawing logbook, issuance, filing and disposal of drawings and specifications necessary for the approval of the design? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
3 Are there adequate procedures describing the list of drawings and process specifications necessary to define the configuration of certified design? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
4 Are the approved configurations adequately defined on approval certificates? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
5 Is there a procedure for the control of preliminary, experimental or draft drawings and process specifications? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
6 Are there adequate procedures to handle the approval and control of process specifications? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
7 Are there adequate procedures to handle the approval and control of drawing changes, such as Engineering Change Notice, or Engineering Orders? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
8 Is there a procedure to establish a correlation between the configurations presented in the engineering reports, in ground/flight test plans/reports and in the approval certificates? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
9 Other   N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
Function Summary (Configuration Control)
Items Completed By: Date:

11. Certification Test (CT)

Item Description References

Auditor’s Comments/Results

Audited By
N/A = Not Applicable, Fdg = Finding, PF = Parallel Finding, N/C = Not Checked
1 Is there a procedure for the proper use of test and measuring equipment necessary for the conduct of Certification Tests? CAR 513/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
2 Is there a procedure for the development and TCCA acceptance of Certification Test Plan? CAR 513/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
3 Does the DAR have an effective control system for the use of engineering/design analytical tools? CAR 513/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
4 Does the DAR ensure proper validation of engineering analytical tools? CAR 513/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
5 Are the uncertainties from the test and measuring equipment and uncertainties in the engineering/design analysis taken in considerations? CAR 513/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
6 Does the DAR ensure that all test and measuring equipment is controlled, i.e. traceability can be shown and calibration is up to date? CAR 513/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
7 Are test articles shown to conform with the configuration as identified in TC accepted Test Plan through conformity inspection? CAR 513/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
8 Does the DAR obtain confirmation of authorization from TCCA prior to witnessing a test as TCCA representative or making a statement of compliance for any test data on behalf of TCCA? CAR 513/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
9 Is a sufficiently detailed test plan submitted for TCCA acceptance prior to conducting the test? CAR 513/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
10 Other   N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
Function Summary: (Certification Test)
Items Completed By: Date:

12. Flight Test (FT)

Item Description References

Auditor’s Comments/Results

Audited By
N/A = Not Applicable, Fdg = Finding, PF = Parallel Finding, N/C = Not Checked
1 Does the DAR ensure proper flight test qualitative and quantitative assessments are made using a properly configured a/c equipped with adequate instrumentation &recording capability for the intended test? AWM 511.08/ EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
2 Is there a procedure for confirming that the aircraft has been flown previously by the applicant's test pilot in the configuration to be flown prior to the first TCCA flight? AWM 511.08/ EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
3 Does the DAR make appropriate liaison with Regional Office on the scope and extend of flight test programs as well as acceptable means of compliance? AWM 511.08/ EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
4 Does the DAR validate the engineering analytical tools used as part of the flight-testing activities? AWM 511.08/ EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
5 Are the uncertainties from the test and measuring equipment and uncertainties in the engineering/design analysis taking into consideration in acquiring the data necessary to substantiate and complete an approval? AWM 511.08/ EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
6 Does the applicant have specific procedures and requirements regarding safety equipment during flight-testing? AWM 511.08/ EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
7 Is a sufficiently detailed test plan accepted by TCCA prior to conducting the test? AWM 511.08/ EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
8 Are test articles shown to conform with the configuration as identified in TCCA accepted Test Plan through conformity inspection? AWM 511.08/ EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
9 Is a flight permit obtained prior to conducting the test flight? AWM 511.08/ EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
10 Other   N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
Function Summary (Flight Test)
Items Completed By: Date:

13. Support to Aircraft Maintenance and Manufacturing (M&M) TCCA

Item Description References

Auditor’s Comments/Results

Audited By
N/A = Not Applicable, Fdg = Finding, PF = Parallel Finding, N/C = Not Checked
1 Is there an adequate procedure for establishing the DAR support to the Aircraft Maintenance and Manufacturing? DAPM/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
2 Are the procedures used to transmit engineering information in support of the Aircraft Maintenance and Manufacturing as described in the DAPM? DAPM/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
3 Are there adequate procedures to address the involvement of DAR in the Material Review Board (MRB) process when approved data is required as part of the appropriate action to be taken on product non-conformance from the engineering and design requirements? DAPM/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
4 Is there evidence that the feedback from the field is being considered into improving the engineering and design process to prevent the recurrence of non-conformance by reviewing engineering analysis and prediction previously done? DAPM/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
5 Is there evidence of engineering investigation, in timely manner, of all non-conformance material found during maintenance and manufacturing activities? DAPM/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
6 Is there evidence of records of causes, trends, summaries of corrective actions taken in order to initiate, implement product improvements and to ensure the effectiveness as part of the MRB? DAPM/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
7 Are rejected parts/materials tagged, identified and quarantined to prevent inadvertent use or installation? DAPM/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
8 Are parts/materials considered scrap properly identified and/or disposed of? DAPM/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
9 Other   N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
Function Summary (Aircraft Maintenance and Manufacturing)
Items Completed By: Date:

14. Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICA)

Item Description References

Auditor’s Comments/Results

Audited By
N/A = Not Applicable, Fdg = Finding, PF = Parallel Finding, N/C = Not Checked
1 Is there a procedure to describe the process for the preparation of ICA? AWM 513.31
AWM 52X.1529
N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
2 Is there a procedure for the development of the Airworthiness Limitations as a part of the Instruction of Continued Airworthiness? AWM 52X.1529 N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
3 Is there a procedure for the development and approval of the initial maintenance requirement? DAPM/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
4 Does each ICA contain all required elements? AWM 52X.1529 N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
5 Is there a procedure for the development of maintenance inspection/checks associated with system safety assessment process of the final design? DAPM/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
6 Is there a procedure to describe how changes to the Instructions for Continued Airworthiness will be accepted by TCCA? DAPM/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
7 Is there a procedure to ensure that the format of the manuals, which are part of the ICA, will be provided in a practical arrangement? AWM 52X.1529 N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
8 Is there a procedure to ensure that TCCA accepted ICA and changes to ICA are distributed to affected operators? AWM 513.31 N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
9 Other   N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
Function Summary (Instructions for Continued Airworthiness)
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15. Post-Certification Activities (PCA)

Item Description References

Auditor’s Comments/Results

Audited By
N/A = Not Applicable, Fdg = Finding, PF = Parallel Finding, N/C = Not Checked
1 Is there a procedure for handling design changes as part of post certification activities for approval reissue requirement? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
2 Does the DAR follow the policies and procedures for post certification process as described in EPM? AWM 513.12
AWM 513.32
N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
3 Is the basis of certification for post certification activities documented? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
4 Is there a procedure for defining whether the design change is a minor or major one as part of the PCA? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
5 Following Certificate Issuance, how are design changes (major and minor) handled and approved? CAR 513.12 N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
6 Is the appropriate type of data (i.e. specified, acceptable and/or approved) used to support the PCA design change? AWN 561.06 N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
7 Is a Compliance Program and AE-100 signed off before the Approval Document re-Issuance? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
8 Other   N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
Function Summary (Post-Certification Activities)
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16. Airworthiness Directive &Service Bulletin (AD&SB)

Item Description References

Auditor’s Comments/Results

Audited By
N/A = Not Applicable, Fdg = Finding, PF = Parallel Finding, N/C = Not Checked
1 Does the EPM contain a procedure to handle the processing of AD &SB? CAR 593/ EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
2 Does the DAR follow the policies and procedures for handling AD &SB as described in EPM? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
3 Are the airworthiness and reliability aspects taken into account? CAR 593
AWM 525 App H
N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
4 Are AD and SB procedures for justification and authorization followed as outlined in the EPM? CAR 593
AWM 525 App H / EPM
N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
5 Is the process for handling exemptions, AMOC, foreign AD defined in the EPM and followed? CAR 593
AWM 525 App H/ EPM
N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
6 Is there a system to ensure a voluntary compliance program to correct design deficiency? CAR 593
AWM 525 App H
N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
7 When an AD is issued and it relates to a design change approved by the DAR, does the DAR submit appropriate data for approval to TCCA? CAR 593
AWM 513
N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
8 When an AD is issued and it relates to a design change approved by the DAR, does the DAR, upon approval, make available the descriptive data covering the changes to all operators of product affected by the AD? CAR 593
AWM 513
N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
9 Are AD and SB accomplishments recorded and/or followed up as described in the EPM? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
10 Does the DAR submit service difficulty reports (SDRs) as described in the EPM? CAR 591.01
AWM 513.33/ EPM
N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
11 Does the DAR data collection system for defects, malfunctions and failures follow the procedures in the EPM? CAR 591.01 /EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
12 Is the DAR knowledgeable about the SDR procedure to be followed? EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
13 Is the individual responsible for reporting SDRs to TCCA familiar with reporting procedure? CAR 591.01/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
14 Are the reports forwarded within the required time frames? CAR 591.01(2) /EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
15

Is there evidence that some SDRs are not being forwarded?

CAR 591.01 /EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
16 Are SDRs records maintained as described in the EPM? CAR 591.01 /EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
17 Are the proper forms (e.g. form 24-0038 or equivalent) used for reportable occurrences? CAR 591.01/EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
18 Is there evidence that reports of difficulties or occurrences are being duplicated? CAR 591.01 /EPM N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
19 Other   N/A Checkbox OK Checkbox Fdg Checkbox PF Checkbox N/C Checkbox  
Function Summary (Airworthiness Directive and Service Bulletin)
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