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Regulatory

Devoted to the regulatory needs of the worldwide civil aviation community, ARSA helps develop clear, concise, and consistent rules, guidance, policy and interpretations; allowing uniform application of the law, both in the U.S. and abroad.

ARSA is dedicated to helping regulated entities run their operations efficiently. The purpose of the regulatory program is to differentiate between government functions and industry responsibilities. In comments to proposed rulemaking and guidance documents ARSA works towards uniform enforcement of regulation. By delivering essential regulatory news and compliance information through training, publications, and one-on-one communication with its members, the association ensures members have the knowledge to be compliant.

Aviation is a global industry; click on a region below to learn more about ARSA’s advocacy efforts and regulatory developments in that area.

United States — FAA

Europe — EASA

Canada — TCCA

The latest news regarding ARSA’s regulatory program is below; click here for archived content.

ARSA Works: Engagement Sparks FAA Action

On Wednesday, April 16, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released guidance clarifying the use of Block 12 of FAA Form 8130-3, Authorized Release Certificate, Airworthiness Approval Tag. As first reported  at ARSA’s 2014 Annual Repair…

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ARSA Works: FAA Clarifies Contested FSDO Policy

On April 7, the FAA responded to a January 17th letter sent by ARSA to the North Texas Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) contesting the requirement that requests for action…

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ICA: FAA Legal Interpretation Addresses DAH Responsibilities

On March 31, the FAA released a legal interpretation in response to a Piedmont Propulsion Systems request regarding the responsibilities of a design approval holder (DAH) to make available Instructions…

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Global Helicopter Mechanic Career Survey

The aviation maintenance industry needs to find and grow technically skilled and trained talent. With global air traffic expected to expand at a healthy rate over the next twenty years,…

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ARSA Works: Symposium Engagement Creates FAA Action

During the association’s 2014 Annual Repair Symposium “Opening Salvo” with the Federal Aviation Administration’s Aircraft Certification Office, an ARSA member informed the agency that some of its designees are still…

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