1800.56S - National Flight Standards Work Program Guidelines
National Flight Standards Work Program Guidelines
September 17, 2018
a. Restates current Flight Standards Service (FS) policy for personnel to use as they:
• Develop annual surveillance work programs, and
• Execute annual surveillance work programs.
b. Updates previous guidance regarding work activities.
c. Incorporates organizational changes.
d. Identifies specific work functions that FS personnel must accomplish.
e. Provides a baseline of surveillance information, and appropriate assurances to assess the soundness of the aviation system.
f. Assists FS personnel as they plan their annual work program.
g. Prioritizes surveillance activities based on data analysis and inspector expertise with respect to certificate holder operations.