28. The facility for a repair station with an airframe Class 4 rating must:
a. Be large enough to enclose the biggest aircraft listed on its Operation Specifications
b. Be large enough to enclose an Airbus A-380
c. Include a SFAR-36 engineering department to develop repair data
d. Include both a SFAR-36 and a DAS authorization to develop FAA approved repair and alteration data for the repair station
29. Satellite repair stations can be in another country and have different ratings than the repair station that manages them.
30. A repair station roster of management, supervisory, and inspection personnel must be revised within how many days after a change in the roster takes place?
a. Three business days
b. Four business days
c. Five business days
d. Seven business days
31. Must the repair station perform a self-evaluation on every article on the Capability List?
a. Yes, and keep the self-evaluation for each article for two years
b. Yes, and keep the self-evaluation for each article until removed
c. No, only the articles performed by contract maintenance must have a self-evaluation
d. No, only the FAA performs the evaluation of each article
32. Repair station maintenance records must be kept for a period of:
a. One year
b. Two years
c. Three years
33. A repair station may contract with noncertificated repair facilities if that repair station:
a. Has ensured the facility has a quality control system equal to its own
b. The repair station remains directly in charge of the work performed
c. The repair station inspects the contract facility frequently for compliance
d. All of the above
34. FAA may inspect the repair station or any of its noncertificated contract facilities:
a. When notified by the FAA by letter or electronic communication
b. At least once a year for small repair stations or four or more times for larger repair stations
c. At any time
d. In accordance with Part 145, section 145.223 FAA Inspection rule
35. What kind of enforcement action(s) can the FAA take against a repair station who did not comply with the Federal Aviation Regulations?
a. Civil penalty
b. Administrative action
c. Federal action under the FAA Authorization Act of 1958
d. Civil penalty and/or administrative action
36. FAA civil enforcement against repair stations contains two enforcement procedures:
a. Civil penalty and certificate action
b. Letter of warning and letter of correction
c. Revocation or suspension of the certificate
e. Civil fine against both the repair station and its responsible personnel
37. The main purpose of a safety management system in a repair station is:
a. Reduce costs
b. Reduce employee turnover
c. Reduce risk
d. Reduce the overall level of safety
38. Studies have shown that the biggest obstacle to creating and maintaining a successful safety management system in a repair station is:
a. Lack of management buy-in
b. Lack of employee buy-in
c. Lack of resources
d. Lack of training
39. The situation(s) where the most errors occur in a repair station is:
a. Prolonged overtime
b. Extreme heat or cold working conditions
c. Shift turnover
d. All of the above
40. A repair station can perform work at another location other than its permanent location only if:
a. The FAA authorizes it
b. The repair station manual has procedures in place to perform the work
c. The repair station has a Class rating
d. Answers a and b
Fine Print Test Answers
1. The Code of Federal Regulations is C: Where all 50 U.S. government regulatory Titles are kept.
2. FAA Advisory Circulars are B: Non-mandatory information regarding FAA rules and policy.
3. The word “section” in the FAR means A: An individual rule.
4. The legal meaning of “airworthy” is C: Meets its type design or properly altered condition and is in a condition for safe operation.
Editor’s Note: In the February issue Bill O’Brien began a discussion on the new regulations for the Part 145 manual requirements.
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