AVIA 122 Aircraft Systems And Components
Review Of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulation • The Organization of the Federal Register is divided into Titles. • Aviation – Title 14 • Maritime – Title 33 • Railroad – Title 49 • Highway – Title 23 • NTSB – Title 59 • Aviation Title 14 Code of Federal Regulation in published form is the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR).
Review Of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulation • Title 14 Code of Federal Regulation (FAR) is enforced by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). It is organized into 3 volumes each having several parts. • Volume 1 – Part 1 to 59 • Volume 2 – Part 60 to139 • Volume 3 – Part 140 to 199 • The parts that we will reference in class are: • Title 14 CFR Part 43 (Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Rebuilding, and Alteration) • Title 14 CFR Part 91 (General Operating and Flight Rules) • Title 14 CFR Part 23 (Certification of Small Aircraft)
Airworthiness Review • Inspections Required for Airworthiness Under FAR 91.409 • Annual Inspection IAW Part 43. • If aircraft is carrying any person for hire, or used for flight instruction for hire, 100 hour inspection IAW Part 43. • Or if approved, a Progressive Inspection IAW Part 43. • If operating under instrument flight rules, an Altimeter System and Altitude Reporting Equipment Test within the preceding 24 calendar months IAW Part 43. • ATC Transponder Test within the preceding 24 calendar months IAW Part 43.
Airworthiness Review • Responsibility • The owner or operator of an aircraft is primarily responsible for maintaining the aircraft in an airworthy condition. (FAR 91.403) • The pilot in command of an aircraft is directly responsible for, and is the final authority as to, the operation of that aircraft. (FAR 91.3)
Airworthiness Review • Service Letter • Issued by the manufacturer of the aircraft or component. • Usually deals with recommended procedures for an operator. • Usually becomes a Service Bulletin.
Airworthiness Review • Service Bulletin • Issued by the manufacturer of the aircraft or component. • Service Bulletin is not mandatory unless it is part of an AD. • Most operators will comply with the Service Bulletin.
Airworthiness Review • Airworthiness Directive (AD) • When conditions arise, after an aircraft has been certified, that renders it incapable to meet its original certification an AD is issued by the FAA. • AD must Performed within time frame as specified in AD. • FAA supplies AD to registered owner.
Airworthiness Review • FAA Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) • Approval to manufacture a part for a particular aircraft. • Technical Standard Orders (TSO) • Standards that a part, material, or process must meet to be approved for use on civil aircraft.