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ATSRAC Overview presented to. EAPAS Workshop for FAA Inspectors/Engineers Kent V. Hollinger November 5, 2002. Who is ATSRAC?. A ging T ransport S ystems R ulemaking A dvisory C ommittee Initially chartered January 19, 1999 Re-chartered January 25, 2001

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atsrac overview presented to

ATSRAC Overviewpresented to

EAPAS Workshop for

FAA Inspectors/Engineers

Kent V. Hollinger

November 5, 2002

who is atsrac
Who is ATSRAC?
  • Aging Transport SystemsRulemaking Advisory Committee
    • Initially chartered January 19, 1999
    • Re-chartered January 25, 2001
    • See www.mitrecaasd.org/atsrac/index.html

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background
Background
  • Two major 1996 accidents caused national attention to aviation safety
  • Growing number of flights will create more accidents, even with a lower rate
  • White House Commission on Aviation Safety and Security - August 22, 1996

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gore commission report
Gore Commission Report
  • Final Report published February 12, 1997
  • 1.9 In cooperation with airlines and manufacturers, the FAA’s Aging Aircraft Program should be expanded to cover non-structural systems

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initial faa industry efforts
Initial FAA/Industry Efforts
  • March-April 1998 aircraft survey
    • DC-10 (3), MD-11, DC-9, B727
  • Commitment to MSG-3 principles
  • Assisted in FAA formal response to Gore Commission in July 1998

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ata s astf
ATA’s ASTF
  • Established on July 15, 1998
  • Defined “aging” as aircraft past design life
  • Formed seven Working Groups to develop inspection criteria and survey sample a/c
    • DC-8, DC-9, DC-10, B727, B737, B747, L-1011
  • Created ATA Spec 117 on July 31, 1998

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faa plan announced
FAA Plan Announced
  • Jane Garvey announced formation of ATSRAC on October 1, 1998
  • Meeting notice appeared in Federal Register on December 22, 1998
  • Order 1110.127 to formally establish ATSRAC issued on January 19, 1999

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initial atsrac members
FAA

DoD

ALPA

ATA

AIA

NASA

GAMA

Flight Safety Foundation

JAA

Transport Canada

AECMA

General John Loh

Boeing

Airbus

NEMA

SAE

Initial ATSRAC Members

Chairman: Kent Hollinger

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added atsrac members
Added ATSRAC Members
  • AirTran Airways
  • Dassault
  • IATA
  • IAM
  • International Federation of Airworthiness
  • NADA/F
  • NBAA
  • Northwest Airlines
  • PEMCO World Air Services

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initial five tasks
Initial Five Tasks
  • Sampling inspection of the fleet
  • Review of fleet service history
  • Improvement of maintenance criteria
  • Review and update standard practices for wiring
  • Review air carrier and repair station inspection and repair training programs and recommend actions to address aging systems

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status of initial tasks
Status of Initial Tasks
  • All tasks are complete
  • ATSRAC approval of Final Reports during January 2001 meeting
  • Final Reports with recommendations forwarded to FAA

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task 1 results
Task 1 Results
  • Non-intrusive Inspections of 81 aircraft
    • Aged up to 82,000 hours and 92,000 cycles
    • 3,372 individual discrepancies
      • Immediate Fleet-wide Safety of Flight Concern - 0
      • Potential Hazard or Frequently Occurring Item - 182
        • SB’s required for 3 and enhanced inspection guidelines for 2
      • Defects noted - 3,190

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task 1 results continued
Task 1 Results (continued)
  • Intrusive Inspections of 6 retired aircraft
    • Aged up to 100,241 hours and 100,017 cycles
    • Targeted specific wire types and aircraft zones
    • On-board visual inspection and NDT
    • Wires removed and 25 laboratory tests applied
    • Recommendations
      • 1 general - education of inspection & maintenance personnel
      • 9 research - degradation, chaffing, contamination, NDT, AFCB
      • 90 specific - splices, heat shields, clamping

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task 2 results
Task 2 Results
  • Reviewed 714 Service Documents
    • Boeing - 27 upgraded to Alert status
    • Airbus - 3 upgraded to Alert status
    • Lockheed - no further action required
  • Reviewed 79 ADs with repetitive inspections
    • Recommended 8 for terminating action

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task 5 results
Task 5 Results
  • Developed an extensive training curriculum and associated lesson plans
    • Module A - Introduction
    • Module B - Chapter 20 Structure
    • Module C - Inspection
    • Module D - Housekeeping
    • Module E - Wire
    • Module F - Connective Devices
    • Module G - Connective Device Repair
    • Module H - Line Replaceable Units

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current four tasks
Current Four Tasks
  • Federal Register May 29, 2001 p. 29203
    • Wire system certification requirements
    • Standard format and content of SWPM
    • Enhanced training program for wire systems
    • Enhanced maintenance criteria for systems

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status of current tasks
Status of Current Tasks
  • All tasks are complete for large airplanes
  • ATSRAC approval of Final Reports during July and October 2002 meetings
  • Final Reports with recommendations forwarded to FAA (Task 6 & 7 in Nov.)
  • Small airplane recommendations to be approved in January 2003

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task 6 results
Task 6 Results
  • Created new FAR 25 Subpart H for Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems
    • Consolidated current wiring regulations
    • Wire system separation
    • Wire system identification
    • Wire system safety assessments
  • Revised current FAR 25 sections and created Advisory Circulars

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task 7 results
Task 7 Results
  • Defined minimum content for Electrical Standard Wire Practices Manual (ESWPM)
  • Defined standard format for new ESWPM
  • Created a Master Breakdown Index (MBI) for use with existing ESWPM

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task 8 results
Task 8 Results
  • Created an Advisory Circular titled “Aircraft Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems Training Program”
  • Applicable to air carriers, maintenance providers, OEMs and STC holders
  • All parties should immediately adopt EWIS training programs, prior to FAA rulemaking

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task 9 results
Task 9 Results
  • SFAR to require OEMs to implement and communicate an Enhanced Zonal Analysis Program (EZAP) to airlines
  • Created Special Maintenance Program Requirements for >30 seat airplanes
  • Created new FARs to require training on electrical systems (see AC from Task 8)

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current schedule
Current Schedule
  • Notices of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) will be released in Sept. 2003
  • Final Rules and Advisory Circulars are expected by fall 2004
  • Inclusion of airplanes with <30 seats is still under investigation

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future public meetings
Future Public Meetings
  • Bessie Coleman Conf. Room @ FAA HQ
    • 22-23 January 2003 (Savannah, GA)
    • 23-24 April 2003
    • 9-10 July 2003
    • 22-23 October 2003

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are there any
Are There Any

Questions?

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