Understanding the regulations of the repair station is only part of the equation. Like pieces of a puzzle, each regulation is needed to fit together in order to fully view the repair station’s requirements. Understanding the regulatory relationship between the business (part 145); the maintenance it performs (part 43); the parts it uses (part 21); as well as the needs of customers (part 91) are essential to provide regulatory compliant services in aviation maintenance. This session will cover the basics of the maintenance and modification regulations but more importantly, it focuses on their integrated relationship with the business.
Presented by: Ric Peri, AEA vice president of government & industry affairs. (bio)
- Review the regulations applicable to a U.S. certificated repair station engaged in maintenance, preventive maintenance and alterations of U.S. registered aircraft, components or accessories.
- Review 14 CFR Part 145 and how various other regulatory parts interface with Part 145.
- Part 43 – Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Rebuilding, and Alteration
- Part 21 – Certification Procedures for Products and Articles
- Part 91 – General Operating and Flight Rules
Who Should Attend:
This course is intended for anyone who has a need to be thoroughly familiar with the Federal Aviation Regulations applicable to repair stations and aviation maintenance as is required by Subpart D to 14 CFR Part 145. In addition, this course provides a refresher for repair station owners, accountable managers, and quality control managers with responsibility for the repair stations processes and procedures who have previously attended the 5-day AEA Certified Repair Station Training course.
Be prepared to gain a foundational familiarity of the organization & content of the regulations. The class provides examples of the implementing the regs what auditors are looking for and best practices. Ric explains how the parts tie together, support each other, and differ. He tailors the content to make it relevant to the students.
This is a must attend course as you learn the regulations from different view points (FAA, Maintenance, Customer) AEA brings them all together to give a better understanding and forward direction to follow.
Be prepared to receive a vast amount of info, from someone who has a large part in the writing of the regulations. Don't be afraid to ask questions!
Very dense subject matter but totally worthwhile
Ric provides great commentary on Regs and knows this information inside and out
Great course for chief inspection
Good overview of part 145 and maintenance part 43
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