The FAA has distributed Flight Standards Handbook Bulletin for Airworthiness (HBAW) 06-05, “Air Carrier’s Outsource Maintenance Provider Oversight Responsibilities (Certificated Repair Stations/Noncertificated Facilities).” The bulletin (.pdf), aimed at FAA inspectors, addresses seven recommendations made in a December 2005 Office of Inspector General (OIG) report (number AV-2006-031) on air carriers’ use of non-certificated maintenance sources (NCMS). The recommendations focused on three areas of concern:
The bulletin became effective on October 20, 2006.
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On June 14 at 11:00 a.m. EDT, ARSA Vice President of Operations Brett Levanto will lead an online training session covering 14 CFR part 43 that highlights the interplay between…Read More
On May 31 at 11:00 a.m. EDT, ARSA Executive Vice President Christian Klein will lead an online training session overviewing 14 CFR part 91.
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