• Regulation (EU) No. 1321/2014 determines the rules for the continuing airworthiness and maintenance of aircraft subject to EASA regulation. Part M Subpart G of this regulation concerns the management of continuing airworthiness of EASA aircraft.

    Organisations approved to Part M Subpart G can additionally be approved to make recommendations to a competent authority that an Airworthiness Review Certificate (EASA Form 15a) may be issued or in certain cases issue and extend an Airworthiness Review Certificate (EASA Form 15b) under the terms of their approval.

    Part M Subpart G organisations holding the Airworthiness Review privilege may also be approved to issue Permits to Fly in accordance with Part 21 Subpart P when the aircraft is in conformity with the approved Flight Conditions. Please note: this privilege does not allow the Part M Subpart G organisation to approve the Flight Conditions.

    There are two elements of a Part M Subpart G approval:

    1. Those associated with the aircraft registrations listed on the organisation's Air Operators Certificate (AOC) and covering the continuing airworthiness management of commercial air transport (CAT) aircraft.
    2. Those associated with the continuing airworthiness management of aircraft not involved in commercial air transport (non-CAT), as listed on their Part M Subpart G approval certificate.

    Pre-requisites

    Organisations must ensure that both aspects of their approval are changed (the AOC and Part MG).

    Who can apply?

    An organisation with their principal place of business located in the UK that wishes to carry out the management of continuing airworthiness management of EASA aircraft.

    Organisations with their principal place of business located outside the UK, including the Channel Islands, should apply directly to EASA.

    Organisations needing to change a Registered Company or Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) Number will require a new initial approval as it cannot be classed as a change to an existing approval. See CAP 562, Leaflet C-30 for further information.

    If adding an aircraft which falls within a generic aircraft group that you already hold on your approval certificate (e.g. Piston engine aeroplanes – metal structure not exceeding 5700 kg) then you should supply an exposition amendment directly to your surveyor. No fee or application form is required.

  • The information below is for a 'standalone' Part M Subpart G approval for aircraft that are not involved in commercial air transport (non-CAT):

  • How much does it cost?

    See the Official Record Series 5, CAA Scheme of Charges.

    In the event of a discrepancy between the information here and the Official Record Series 5, CAA Scheme of Charges (Airworthiness, Noise Certification and Aircraft and Aircraft Engine Emissions), the Scheme of Charges takes precedence.

    How long will it take to process my application?

    When A&A receive the recommendation the approval certificates will be raised and sent to your organisation within 20 working days.

    For more details please see the section below titled 'What happens next?'

    How long is it valid for?

    Approvals remain valid unless cancelled, suspended or revoked.

    Once granted an approval requires a recommendation for continuation every 24 months from the date of issue.

    This is raised by the CAA Surveyor following a satisfactory audit programme.

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    • A completed online application form submitted by an Authorised Representative of the company e.g. the proposed Accountable Manager 

      (Aircraft ratings should be listed as per  EASA Part-66 Appendix 1 listing. At this time the Part 66 listing does not include Sailplanes, Powered Sailplanes or Balloons.  In this case use the aircraft type designation specified on the  Type Certificate Data Sheet ) 


    • An  EASA Form 4 for all nominated personnel, including Airworthiness Review staff 
    • Draft of the organisation's  Continuing Airworthiness Management Exposition(CAME). 
      (Organisations wishing to gain the privilege carry out Airworthiness Reviews in accordance with M.A.711(b) and issue Permits to Fly in accordance with point M.A.711(c) should include the relevant procedures / supplements in the exposition). 
    • Part M Subpart G Compliance Checklist
    • A completed CAA Regulation (EU) No 376/2014 Compliance Checklist
    • Applications for Maintenance Programme approval
    • Any contracts for continuing airworthiness tasks being carried out by organisations working under the applicants quality system.
    • A completed SRG 1760 form (Principal Place of Business Key Facts form) if your organisation is trading as a registered company.
    • A copy of the company Certificate of Incorporation if your organisation is trading as a registered company
    • Payment of the relevant fee (see costs) 

     

    • An automated email confirming receipt of your Online application (does not apply to AOC applications).
    • An e-mail to the applicant to confirm your provisional Part M Subpart G approval number normally within 10 working days.
    • A Technical Support Officer will make an initial assessment of your application and CAME and will contact you with any queries.
    • The Resource Management Team will contact you to arrange for an Airworthiness Surveyor to carry out the on-site audit. Any questions regarding the scheduling of your on site visit can be directed to the Resource Management Team at 01293 573600.
    • An Airworthiness Surveyor will conduct an audit against the requirements and raise an audit report detailing any findings.
    • The Airworthiness Surveyor will review the nominated personnel. Interviews for key personnel may be carried out.
    • The Airworthiness Surveyor will assess the supporting documentation; Technical Logs, Maintenance Contracts (as applicable) and Maintenance Programmes. When able to, the Airworthiness Surveyor will approve the supporting documentation.
    • If findings have been raised the organisation should address the findings and notify the Airworthiness Surveyor of the actions taken.
    • Once any audit findings relating to the initial application have been closed the Airworthiness Surveyor will submit a recommendation to A & A for the issue of the approval.
    • When A&A receive the recommendation the approval certificates will be raised and sent to your organisation within 20 working days.
    • If you have been approved to Issue or Extend ARC's under your Part M Subpart G approval, at this stage we will send you an e-mail containing your ARC Online logon information.
    • On receipt of the certificates, your organisation can begin undertaking and releasing work.