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 change an existing Part M Subpart G approval for aircraft listed on your
organisation's Air Operators Certificate (AOC):
You can complete the remove ratings and facilities form provided that these are the only changes you are making to the approval. There is no charge for this service but you will need to provide a copy of your amended exposition.
In cases where an organisation holds more than one approval and requires to make an application for a change of address which will affect each approval held, you can complete the change of address form which will cater for both BCAR and EASA approvals. (You will need to provide a copy of your amended expositions).
Changes to the key personnel in an organisation must be notified to CAA.
Please ensure that the CAA policy on fitness of character is fully understood before submission of an application.
You can add or remove/change the details of one or several people, including identifying their role(s) and the types of approval(s) they have responsibility for, by completing the Change of Accountable Manager or Nominated Postholder form. This form caters for both EASA approvals as well as BCAR (national) approvals. There is no charge for changes of personnel.
Please note that for changes of Nominated Postholders, a Form 4 (SRG1705) will need to be completed and attached to the application.
To help us progress your application please send a copy of your draft exposition to firstname.lastname@example.org or attach/upload the draft exposition to the online application form (where applicable).
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 ask you to send us the following documents;
If you are an AOC holder and wish to apply to add aircraft to your Part M Sub Part G approval that will not form part of your AOC, then please use the online application form link listed on the webpage titled Change an existing Part M Sub Part G Approval (Non-AOC) (Standalone).
Note: 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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