Currently the existing standard does not address major repair or alterations of any craft. The standard has no guidance for the OEM, original equipment manufacturer, how to document such changes for the correct installation, modification, or alteration or continued maintenance considerations. Continued airworthiness information is needed and must be documented and kept with the aircraft, the OEM must maintain a record of such changes. Using a a guide the FAA 337 approval process a downloadable form that OEM companies will use covers all the necessary steps and information that are considered needed in major repairs or alterations to an OEM configuration.
airplane; condition inspection; gyroplane; heavy maintenance; inspection; light sport aircraft; line maintenance; maintenance manual; major alteration; major repair; overhaul; powered parachute; repairman; safety directive; special light sport aircraft; weight shift;
Citing ASTM Standards
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