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 insisting on putting “Domestic Shipment Only” or “Not for Export” on FAA Form 8130-3s for new articles. The company was told that the practice was being taught to designees during FAA training even though it is no longer required by regulation or guidance material. The result is unnecessary delays and increased costs when foreign customers subsequently reject the parts.
The FAA representatives at the event agreed that the practice was not required and promised to look into the matter. Subsequently, the agency verified that the instructions were not being provided by its training and has agreed to issue an internal memorandum to ensure its personnel are not incorrectly advising industry that the verbiage is mandatory.
July 26, 2021 | Categories:
ARSA News & Updates
On July 8, ARSA Managing Director & General Counsel Marshall S. Filler underwent successful heart surgery. He is recovering at home and is on track to continue his passion as…Read More
On July 20, the FAA announced plans to host its 8th Annual Global Leadership Meeting in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 22-23. The event will have both in-person and online attendance…Read More
July 21, 2021 | Categories:
ARSA News & Updates
The House Aviation Subcommittee held a hearing July 20 to discuss enhancing diversity in the aviation workforce.
The witnesses were (click a name to download their written testimony):
Rebecca Lutte,…Read More
On July 2, ARSA requested clarification of the FAA’s authority to issue an Airworthiness Directive, questioning the April 22 posting of an AD against certain Uninsured United Parachute Technologies, LLC…Read More
To see all of ARSA’s work on the MAG, visit arsa.org/mag.
For years, ARSA lead an industry wide effort to “smooth” implementation of parts documentation issues in the U.S.-EU Maintenance Annex…Read More