Appendix Q - Flow Chart - Operator Development of Minimum Equipment List


1. Is there a MMEL and/or TC Supplement for this aircraft type?

---Yes---

---No---

Discontinue.

2. Acquire a current copy from your Regional TC office.

3. Do I have a current copy of the AFM?

Yes

---No---

Acquire AFM

4. Do I have a current copy of CARs 605?

Yes

---No---

Acquire CAR 605

6. Do I have a current copy of the TC MEL Policy and Procedures Manual?

---Yes---

---No---

Acquire Manual (TP9155)

7. Have I included the MEL preamble and/or program instructions?

---Yes---

---No---

Include Instructions

8. Do I have a list of effective pages?

Yes

---No---

Establish list of effective pages.

9. Is there a table of contents included in my MEL?

---Yes---

---No---

Include table of contents.

10. Does my MEL include all notes and definitions for the use of the MEL?

Yes

---No---

Include notes and definitions.

11. Do I have a MEL format based on the TC MMEL/MEL Manual, TP9155?

Yes

---No---

Establish format as suggested in Manual

12. Develop MEL

Yes

---No---

13. Are my (O) procedures clearly written?

Yes

---No---

Rewrite to ensure procedures are included and clearly understandable

14 Are my (M) procedures clearly written?

Yes

---No---

Rewrite to ensure procedures are included and clearly understandable

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

Yes

---No---

All items must be at least as restrictive.

STOP - Go back and re-check last 3 items to ensure they are complete

16. Have I established procedures for the use of my MEL in my Ops. Manual and MCM?

Yes

---No---

Establish procedures for both Manuals.

17 Have I established a training program for use of this MEL?

Yes

---No---

Establish training program.

18. Submit MEL to Transport Canada Regional office for approval.




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