The information below is for approval holders and gives details of regulation, policy and guidance from the CAA and EASA.
Guidance material provides interpretation or greater detail about aspects of regulation or policy so that approval holders can fully implement quality systems which remain compliant and perform well.
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- Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation Exposition (CAME) should be constructed using Continuing Airworthiness Management Exposition Template. Background information regarding policy of Initial/Changes to Airworthiness Organisation Expositions.
- Maintenance Programme – Initial & Amendment Process
- CAP 1038 - CAA Check Flight Handbook
- EASA Standard Changes & Repairs – Standard changes (modifications) and Repairs which can be applied to aircraft without referring to a Part 21 Design organisation.
- EASA AC-20 - General Acceptable Means of Compliance for Airworthiness of Products, Parts and Appliances
- EASA CS-26 - Additional airworthiness specifications for Operations
- Acceptance of maintenance tasks carried out by pilots - Part 145 caters for certain maintenance tasks to be carried out by a suitably qualified pilot. AMC to Part 145.A.30(j)4 lists various items which a qualified pilot may be issued an Authorisation to carry out. Tasks which relate to section 2(i)e require specific agreement from the competent authority
- IN-2016/026 - Rotorcraft - Critical Parts Awareness and Training
- IN-2016/068 - Changes to EASA 'Grandfathered' Equipment, Parts and Appliances: Revised Regulatory Status
- SN-2019/006 - Components Strips Report
Part M.A.901(m) Use of suitably qualified engineer to perform physical aircraft survey as part of an airworthiness review
Alternative AMC allowing for the use of a suitably qualified engineer to perform the physical aircraft survey as part of the airworthiness review when the airworthiness review staff are unable to travel to the aircraft.
Please see ORS4 No.1426: COVID 19 Outbreak: Requirements of the Airworthiness Review and the Completion of the Physical Survey Utilising Part 145 Licenced Engineer.
- EASA Regulations (Basic Rule, Implementing Rules, AMC & GM Material)
- The Air Navigation Order 2016 (ANO) and Regulations
- CAP 747 Mandatory Requirements for Airworthiness
- EASA Product Lists - What is the applicable TCDS for your aircraft.
- EASA Airworthiness Directive & Safety Publications Tool
- ARC Online - CAA website to manage ARC's for UK registered aircraft.
- CAP 562 - Civil Aircraft Airworthiness Information and Procedures (CAAIP)
- CAP 1454 - Guidance for implementing Self-Declared Maintenance Programmes for use with ELA1 aircraft
- Aircraft ratings are defined as per EASA Part-66 Appendix 1 listing or using generic aircraft groups
- IN-2015/049 - Safety Assessment of National Aircraft (SANA) by the UK CAA Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) Team
- EASA FAQ - Part M
- Suspected Unapproved Parts - This page lists the Unapproved Parts (UP) confirmed cases, the SUP cases under investigation, and the Stolen Parts cases.
- CAA Safety Management Systems (SMS) guidance which should be used in conjunction with the applicable regulation
- Aircraft Maintenance Incident Analysis - provide information on the common causes where maintenance error has been a contributory factor in incidents and occurrences reported to the CAA.
- CHIRP The Confidential Human Factors Incident Reporting Programme - to describe the services provided by CHIRP - the Confidential Human Factors Incident Reporting Programme.
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