ARSA RSS Feed ARSA LinkedIn
Ask ARSA Online Portal

EASA Changing Single/Multiple Maintenance Release Practice

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued a Notice of Proposed Amendment (NPA No. 2007-09) to European Commission Regulation 2024/2003 and the accompanying guidance governing aircraft release to service after maintenance. The NPA seeks to clarify the existing mixed practice of using single or multiple releases after maintenance. However, the NPA creates a convoluted system under which a designated primary maintenance organization (PMO) issues the final certificate of release to service (CRS) when the maintenance is performed by various other EASA part 145 organizations.

Prior to issuing a CRS the EASA part 145 organizations submit maintenance release certificates (MRC) verifying the maintenance they performed was carried out in accordance with the regulations. After all maintenance is completed and the proper MRCs are issued, the PMO issues the CRS verifying that the aircraft is considered ready for release to service with respect to the maintenance performed. The NPA seeks to clarify the existing mixed practice of using single or multiple releases after maintenance.

Comments are due October 28, 2007 and may be submitted using the EASA Comment-Response Tool.

A copy of ARSA’s notice regarding EASA NPA 2007-09 is available  here.



More from ARSA

Give EASA Feedback on Easy Access Rules

On Oct. 7, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) released a survey seeking feedback on the usefulness of its Easy Access Rules, which it first produced in 2017 as…Read More

Beyond Benevolence with FAA Youth Task Force

On Oct. 8, the FAA convened the fourth public meeting of the Youth Access to American Jobs in Aviation Task Force. The session followed the task force’s usual format: updates…Read More

Hotline Highlight – Much to Report

The hotline – ARSA’s premier member newsletter – contains news, editorial content, analysis and resources for the aviation maintenance community. All members should ensure they receive their edition the first week of…Read More

Anti-Viral Measures

For the use of its members and the larger aviation community, ARSA is maintaining this page as a resource for virus-related updates on policy initiatives and business needs. Please bookmark…Read More

FAA Global Leadership Meeting Recordings Available

On Sept. 22 and 23, the FAA hosted its 8th Annual Global Leadership Meeting. The event focused on “Restart and Recovery” and was presented online; session recordings are available for…Read More
ARSA