Appendix O - Flow Chart - Transport Canada MEL Approval



1. Is there an MEL Review Group established?

Yes

---No---

Establish MEL Review Group.

2. Is there a TC-approved MMEL for this aircraft?
(or foreign MMEL & TC Supplement)

Yes

---No---

Discontinue; advise operator.

3. Acquire a current copy of MMEL & TC Supplement, if applicable.

Acquire from Manufacturer, Foreign Aviation Authority and/or Transport Canada.

4. Do I have a current AFM?

Yes

---No---

Acquire manual.

5. Do I have a copy of the TC Policy and Procedures Manual (TP9155)?

Yes

---No---

Acquire manual.

6. Does the MEL contain a list of effective pages

Yes

---No---

Include a list of effective pages.

7. Does the MEL contain a table of contents?

Yes

---No---

Include table of contents.

8. Does the MEL include the preamble or program rules?

Yes

---No---

Include preamble or program rules.

9. Does the MEL contain a section for the notes and/or definitions?

Yes

---No---

Include notes and/or definitions.

10. Does the MEL format follow an acceptable format as per TP 9155?

Yes

---No---

Suggest acceptable format.

11. Check each item against MMEL.

12. Are the operator's (O) procedures clear and understandable?

Yes

---No---

Rewrite - procedures must be clear.

13. Are operator's (M) and (M#) procedures clear and understandable?

Yes

---No---

Rewrite - procedures must be clear.

14. Are all items at least as restrictive as the MMEL?

Yes

---No---

Items cannot be less restrictive

15. Does the operator 's Operations Manual and MCM include instructions for the use of the MEL?

Yes

---No---

Establish and publish procedures in the Ops. Manual and MCM.

16. Does the operator have a MEL training program?

---No---

Operator to establish MEL training program.



STOP - If any answer to questions6 to l0 or l2 to l6 is no, return MEL to operator for corrective action.

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