Instructions for Continued Airworthiness

Template for Requesting CAAC Special Approval

In December, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) issued a notice to U.S. repair stations that it would no longer consider Special Approval applications for certificate extension. Pending new…Read More

FAA Proposes Removing Repair Station “Current” Data Requirement

On Jan. 31, the Federal Register published a notice of proposed rulemaking from the FAA that would amend § 145.109(d) to remove the requirement for repair stations to keep an…Read More

ARSA, AEA Point to History with Joint MOSAIC Comments

On Jan. 22, ARSA and the Aircraft Electronics Association jointly submitted comments on the FAA’s Modernization of Special Airworthiness Certification (MOSAIC) proposal. The associations referenced multiple past rulemaking efforts as…Read More

FAA to Cancel C.A.S.E. OpSpec Guidance

On Nov. 16, the FAA agreed with ARSA and the Aircraft Electronics Association in determining its new OpSpec D090 for Repair Stations was not supported by a regulatory requirement. The…Read More

Feedback on EASA Easy Access Rules

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has been gathering feedback on the usefulness of its Easy Access Rules, which it first produced in 2017 as part of the agency’s…Read More
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