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Workshop EASA Part-M (aircraft not involved in Commercial Air Transport) Cologne 1 December 2006
European Aviation Safety Agency
REGULATION ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE
included in Regulation Binding. basic principles and essential requirements: Implementing Rules: Binding. adopted by the Agency. will be adopted by the Commission following an Opinion from the Agency Not binding. Guidance Material: Cologne Slide 4 .European Aviation Safety Agency EASA: Rulemaking Status of EASA texts Applicability. adopted by the legislator under co-decision.
2. Part-M Cologne 5 .
eu. Member States may elect not to apply the provisions of Annex I (Part-M) to aircraft not involved in commercial air transport. See Opt-Out table: (http://www. Opt-outs to regulation) Cologne Slide 6 .europa. Rulemaking. until 28 September 2008.easa.European Aviation Safety Agency Regulation 2042/2003 Annex I (Part-M) Entry into Force Article 7(3)(a) to Commission Regulation 2042/2003 establishes that.
It specifies the conditions to be met by persons or organisations involved in such continuing airworthiness management or maintenance organizations for general aviation. Part-M Section B This section establishes Administrative requirements to by followed by the competent authorities in charge of the application and enforcement of Section A.European Aviation Safety Agency Structure of Annex I (Part-M) to Regulation 2042/2003 Sections A&B Part-M Section A This section establishes the measures to be taken to ensure that airworthiness is maintained. Cologne Slide 7 .
For the approval and oversight of maintenance organisations (Subpart F) and CAMO (Subpart G and I) the authority designated by the Member State where they are located.European Aviation Safety Agency Who is the Competent Authority (Paragraph M. except those based in a third country. In this case. the competent authority shall be: For the oversight of the continuing airworthiness of individual aircraft and the issue of airworthiness review certificates the authority designated by the Member State of Registry. the authority designated by the Member State of Registry.1) For the purpose of Part-M. Cologne Slide 8 . For the approval of maintenance programmes. it will be EASA.
European Aviation Safety Agency Responsabilities of the owner and Subcontracting (M.A. The owner is responsible for granting the competent authority access to the aircraft to determine continuing compliance with Part-M. Cologne Slide 9 . The airworthiness certificate remains valid. The maintenance of the aircraft is performed in accordance with the approved maintenance programme.201) The owner is responsible for the continuing airworthiness of the aircraft and shall ensure that: The aircraft is maintained in an airworthy condition. Any operational and emergency equipment fitted is correctly installed and serviceable.
European Aviation Safety Agency Responsabilities of the owner and Subcontracting (M. In this case. Cologne Slide 10 . The maintenance to an approved maintenance organisation However. the contract with the CAMO and with an approved maintenance organisation is mandatory. operational certificate (other than Commercial Air Transport).201) cont’d.A. The owner may contract: The tasks associated with continuing airworthiness to an approved continuing airworthiness management organisation (CAMO) . the CAMO assumes responsibility for the proper accomplishment of these tasks. for large aircraft and for operators requiring an The Contract with the CAMO will comply with Appendix I.
201) The pilot in command shall be responsible for the satisfactory accomplishment of the “pre-flight inspection”.A.European Aviation Safety Agency Responsibilities of the pilot in command (M.A. Cologne Slide 11 . Pre-flight inspection is intended to mean all the actions necessary to ensure that the aircraft is fit to make the intended flight (see AMC M.301-1). The inspection must be carried out by the pilot or another qualified person but need not be carried out by an approved maintenance organisation or by a Part-66 certifying staff.
It must be reviewed and amended accordingly. The procedure must be approved by the authority.A.302) Every aircraft shall be maintained in accordance with a “maintenance programme” approved by the competent authority. Cologne Slide 12 .European Aviation Safety Agency Maintenance Programme (M. When the aircraft continuing airworthiness is managed by a CAMO the maintenance programme and its amendments may be approved through a maintenance programme procedure established by such organisation (indirect approval).
NAA recommendations Instructions defined by the owner Cologne Slide 13 .302) The maintenance programme must be established in compliance with: TC holder recommendation This only requires copying TC holder information but could induce extra costs. This will allow practices in force in certain countries to continue in a more formalised manner.A. This will allow all existing national practices to continue. The owner may define himself other time limits acceptable to the NAA.European Aviation Safety Agency Maintenance Programme (M. such as LAMS (Light Aircraft Maintenance Schedule) in the UK or AC extending piston engine overhaul limits.
European Aviation Safety Agency Modifications and Repairs (M. These documents will initially be based on FAA AC 43. Cologne Slide 14 . EASA will work on publishing standards practices manuals that will alleviate this requirement for the simple cases.304) Modifications and repairs must be approved according to Part-21.A. 13.
305) For general aviation the existing system of log books satisfies the intent of this paragraph. as far as the airworthiness records are concerned.European Aviation Safety Agency Aircraft continuing airworthiness records (M. Cologne Slide 15 .A.
Any applicable airworthiness directive. Applicable instructions for continuing airworthiness. procedure.European Aviation Safety Agency Maintenance Standards/Maintenance Data (M.401) The person or organisation maintaining the aircraft shall have Maintenance data is: Any applicable requirement. STC holders and any other organisation that issues data in accordance with Part 21. Cologne Slide 16 .A. This allows national systems to continue and enable EASA to produce standards. standard or access to and use only applicable maintenance data in the performance of maintenance including modifications and repairs. issued by type certificate holders. information issued by the competent authority or the Agency.
standards and instructions specified in the Maintenance data. following the methods. equipment and material specified in the maintenance data.402) All maintenance shall be performed by qualified personnel. OWNERSHIP OF THE TOOLS IS NOT NEEDED The area in which maintenance is carried out shall be well organised and clean in respect of dirt and contaminations. OWNERSHIP OF A HANGAR IS NOT NEEDED Cologne Slide 17 .A. PART-66 LICENCE IS NOT ALWAYS NEEDED All maintenance shall be performed using the tools.European Aviation Safety Agency Maintenance Standards/Performance of Maintenance (M. techniques.
801(b)(2) may perform maintenance on components while they are installed on the aircraft. Maintenance on components must be performed by Subpart F or Part 145 organisations. Cologne Slide 18 .European Aviation Safety Agency Subpart E Components A Decision is very close to publication to declare as standards parts all non required equipment on gliders. However. This is important to limit the number of bogus parts. certifying staff qualified in accordance with M. Non salvageable parts must be mutilated beyond repair before they are disposed of.A.
A. Cologne Slide 19 .European Aviation Safety Agency Subpart F Maintenance Organisation A maintenance organisation may maintain any aircraft and Alleviations for general aviation: No quality system.616. No ownership of tools. data and facilities. or component which it is approved at the locations specified in the approval certificate. Organisational Reviews are allowed per M.
Alleviations for general aviation: No quality system needed if no ARC privilege is held (for small organisations) No ownership of data and facilities Cologne Slide 20 . The CAMO may be authorised to approved the maintenance programme itself. The CAMO may be approved to issue the airworthiness review certificate.European Aviation Safety Agency Subpart G Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO) An approved continuing airworthiness management organisation may manage the continuing airworthiness of non-commercial air transport aircraft as listed on the approval certificate.
For gliders and ballons this means a national license. excluding components off the aircraft.801 A certificate of release to service shall be issued before flight at the completion of any maintenance by: A Part-145 organisation. except in those cases where there is an attachment to the AFM showing the maintenance schedule.European Aviation Safety Agency Certificate of Release to Service (CRS) M. A Pilot-owner (per Appendix VIII) Tasks included in the AFM are not considered “maintenance tasks”. A Subpart F organisation.A. A Part-66 licensed engineer for non-complex tasks (see Appendix VII). Cologne Slide 21 .
The limited pilot-owner maintenance shall be defined in the aircraft maintenance programme. Cologne Slide 22 . the pilot-owner may issue the certificate of release to service after limited pilot owner maintenance listed in Appendix VIII to Part-M. For any privately operated aircraft of simple design with a maximum take-off mass of less than 2730 Kg.European Aviation Safety Agency Certificate of Release to Service (CRS) by the pilot-owner (M.803) The pilot-owner is the person who owns or jointly owns the aircraft being maintained and holds a valid pilot license with the appropriate type or class rating.A. glider and balloon.
803) cont’d For a pilot-owner a certificate of release to service should contain the following statement: « Certifies that the limited pilot-owner maintenance except as otherwise specified was carried out in accordance with Part-M and in respect to that work the aircraft is considered ready for release to service » Cologne Slide 23 .A.European Aviation Safety Agency Certificate of Release to Service (CRS) by the pilot-owner (M.
When an aircraft is not in the above case the ARC is issued by the NAA based on a recommendation from a CAMO.European Aviation Safety Agency Airworthiness Review Certificate (ARC) To ensure the continued airworthiness of an aircraft an airworthiness review must be carried out periodically. This airworthiness review includes a review of technical documentation and the physical survey of the aircraft. When an aircraft is continuously managed and maintained by approved organisations this activity is carried out without the intervention of the NAA. every year. Cologne Slide 24 .
3. Significant Rulemaking Tasks Cologne 25 .
A.010 regarding Pilot Owner Maintenance in the case of collectively owned aircrafts in flying clubs.803 and Appendix VIII.European Aviation Safety Agency M. Will incorporate the intent of Task M. Cologne Slide 26 . NPA to be published by 2Q 2007. Opinion / Decision to be published by 2Q 2008.005: Pilot Owner Maintenance Re-evaluation of M. Evaluate interface between Appendix VIII „Limited Pilot Owner Maintenance“ and Appendix VII „Complex Maintenance Tasks“.
with 5 months consultation period. Regulatory Impact Assessment performed by Air EuroSafe to evaluate the impact of Part M.European Aviation Safety Agency M. Concern was limited to non-commercial air transport.017 Task. CRD and Opinion / Decision will be issued by M. NPA07/2005 published on June 2005. Cologne Slide 27 .007: Part M amendment for noncommercial air transport.
Implements the necessary changes to EC2042/2003 as a result of MDM. NPA to be published by 1Q 2007.032. Cologne Slide 28 .017: EC2042/2003 amendment for non-complex non-commercial aircrafts. Takes over the review of comments from NPA07/2005 (M. Includes changes not only to Part-M but to other Annexes (Part-66).007).European Aviation Safety Agency M. Opinion / Decision to be published by 1Q 2008.
Air Operations and Pilot Licensing.European Aviation Safety Agency MDM. Changes to Continuing Airworthiness and Maintenance are handled by M.032: A concept for better regulation in General Aviation Implies changes to regulations related to Initial Airworthiness. Cologne Slide 29 . Continuing Airworthiness and Maintenance.017 group.
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