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:
Organisations must ensure that both aspects of their approval are changed (the AOC and Part MG).
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 email an exposition amendment to
email@example.com or attach/upload the draft exposition to the online application form (where applicable). Please do not send to your surveyor directly as it will delay your application processing.
The information below explains how to apply for a Part M Subpart G approval for aircraft listed on your organisation's Air Operators Certificate (AOC):
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
When A&A receive the recommendation the approval certificates will be raised and sent to your organisation within 20
For more details please see the section below titled 'What happens next?'
Approvals remain valid unless cancelled, suspended or revoked.
Once granted an approval requires a recommendation for continuation every 24 months from the date of
This is raised by the CAA Surveyor following a satisfactory audit programme.
Your application should be sent to our Flight Operations department in the first instance.
Flight Operations will inform Applications & Approvals (A&A) once your application has been received.
At that stage A&A will supply you with your provisional Part M Subpart G approval number and ask you to send us the following documents;
Applications made in association with an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) should be submitted to Flight Operations in the first instance. Guidance on AOC applications.
More information is available in the section above called 'What do I need to include with my application?'.
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