FAQ n.19056

Maintenance for each type of aircraft/operation

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MAINTENANCE

Commercial operations

Licenced air carriers [1]

Maintenance to be performed by Part-145 organisations

Commercial specialised operations or CAT other than licenced air carriers or commercial ATOs

Complex motor-powered aircraft [2]

Maintenance to be performed by Part-145 organisations

Other than complex motor-powered aircraft (CMPA)

Maintenance to be performed by:

  • Part-M Subpart-F organisations; or,
  • Part-145 organisations.

Other than commercial operations

CMPA

Maintenance to be performed by part-145 organisations

Other than CMPA and limited operations [3]

Maintenance may be performed by:

  • Part-145 organisations,
  • Part-M Subpart-F organisations,
  • Independent certifying staff, or,
  • Pilot-owner maintenance [4]

[1] Licensed air carriers are EU air carriers holding an operating licence in accordance with Regulation (EC) 1008/2008

[2] Twin turboprop aeroplanes of 5 700 kg MTOM and below can be exempted by the Member State from complying with any requirements applicable to CMPA and shall instead comply with the requirements applicable to other than CMPA.

[3] Limited operations are defined in Regulation (EU) 1312/2014 Article 2(p)

[4] Only limited to non-CMPA of 2730 kg MTOM and below

Last updated: 
07/10/2016

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