ED Decision 2021/007/R

ICAs — Installation of parts and appliances that are released without an EASA Form 1 or equivalent — Ageing aircraft structures

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/699 of 21 December 2020 amending and correcting Regulation (EU) No 748/2012 as regards the instructions for continued airworthiness, the production of parts to be used during maintenance and the consideration of ageing aircraft aspects during certification, published on 28 April 2021, amends Commission Regulation (EU) No 748/2012 with respect to the following:

  • instructions for continued airworthiness (ICAs); 
  • installation of parts without an EASA Form 1; 
  • ageing aircraft structures.

The objective of Decision 2021/007/R is to support the implementation of the amendments introduced in Part 21 through Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/699.

In order to achieve this objective, the Decision issues amendments to the Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC) and Guidance Material (GM) to Part 21 (Issue 2, Amendment 12) and to AMC-20 (Amendment 22).

Additionally, this Decision issues new GM for affected stakeholders to perform remotely:

  • certain audits, or
  • certain tasks for the issuance of an EASA Form 1.