Initial and Amendment Applications for a Maintenance Programme Approval

How to apply for or make changes to an Aircraft Maintenance Progamme Approval

Description


BCAR A6-1 and EASA Part M Subpart C refer to the need for owners and operators to ensure their aircraft are maintained to an approved maintenance programme to ensure the continuing airworthiness of those aircraft

Pre-Requisites


Applicants will need to prepare and provide the documents and information listed under the ‘How to apply’ section below

Cost


The cost for making an application directly to the CAA for the approval of an aircraft maintenance schedule or programme which is based on or different to the aircraft manufacturer's recommended schedule or programme is £725

 

No charge applies if the application is supported by an organisation holding a BCAR A8-25 approval or a UK CAA issued Part M Subpart G.

In the case of any discrepancies, the Official Record Series 5, CAA Scheme of Charges (Airworthiness, Noise Certification and Aircraft and Aircraft Engine Emissions) will be applied.

Processing time (On receipt of all required information)


The regional office will begin assessment within 10 working days and approval will be granted when the programme satisfactorily addresses the relevant requirements.

Validity period


The programme will remain approved unless suspended, cancelled or revoked.

Associated Rules, Regulations and Forms


You will need to provide


Applicants will need to prepare and provide the documents and information listed under the ‘How to Apply’ section below

How to apply


UK CAMO - Initial/Amendment application for a Maintenance Programme.

  • Complete application Form SRG 1753 and submits to your allocated Regional Office.
  • The CAA Regional Office will allocate the programme a maintenance reference and send you this information (initial application only).
  • Send a complete copy of maintenance programme to your allocated Regional Office.
  • Send supporting documentation to your allocated Regional Office.(Completed Operators Maintenance Programme Compliance Check List Form SRG 1724 or completed CAP 562 Leaflet 5-40, as applicable).
  • The allocated Regional Office will assess the programme and when satisfied that it meets the applicable requirements will approve the programme by issuing a CAA Form AD271.

Amendments should be sent directly to your assigned Regional Office including an amendment approval submission sheet detailing changes being made. A CAA form SRG1753 is not required.


Non-UK CAMO - Initial /amendment for application of a Maintenance Programme

Applications for the approval of a maintenance programme submitted by a non-CAA approved CAMO should be submitted to Applications and Approvals.

  • Complete application form SRG 1753 and submit it with the relevant fee to Applications and Approvals (A&A) at the address below.
  • A&A will process the application with finance, and then allocate to the assigned Regional Office for assessment.
  • The Regional Office will allocate the programme a CAA unique reference and advise the applicant of the reference (initial application only).
  • Send a copy of the maintenance programme to your allocated Regional Office.
  • Send supporting documentation to your allocated Regional Office.(Completed Owner/Operators MP Compliance Check List Form SRG 1724 for EASA aircraft or completed CAP 562 Leaflet 5-40 for State and Annex II aircraft, as applicable).
  • The CAA will assess the programme and when satisfied that it meets the applicable requirements will approve the programme by issuing a CAA form, AD271.

What to expect


The Airworthiness Surveyor will carry out an assessment and will contact you to discuss the programme if necessary

Contact us


apply@caa.co.uk

Applications and Approvals
Civil Aviation Authority
Aviation House
Gatwick Airport South
West Sussex
RH6 0YR
Telephone: 01293 768374 (open 8.30am to 4.30pm)