Airworthiness & Maintenance Procedures (AMP)

Airworthiness Maintenance Procedures (AMPs) are used to control airworthiness issues and are made available through this webpage.  AMPs are kept under strict revision control with the master file being retained at the BGA office.  The publications listed below include an effective date from which the version applies. Do not use earlier versions that may have been saved or printed for reference.


General Guidance for Aircraft Owners

Specific AMP

‘A’ Conditions – non EASA (2-4)

ARC renewal EASA aircraft (2-11)

Battery maintenance and testing (4-9)

Complex maintenance (2-13)

Composite structure maintenance (4-5)

C of A renewal – non EASA glider (3-2)

CS-STAN (2-7)

Customisation of maintenance programmes and AD recording (2-14)

Engineering Occurrence Reporting

Flight testing CAA aircraft – refers to CAP 1038 (2-3)

Flying control cables (4-7)

Homebuilt sailplane design (3-4)

Import, transition and obtaining an EASA C of A (3-8)

Inspector authorisation and ratings

Inspector disciplinary guidance and procedure

Logbooks (2-8)

Maintenance certification (3-5)

Maintenance of oxygen systems (4-11)

Metal structures (4-6)

M3 maintenance facilities (2-2)

M3 approval application (2-6)

Modification of non-EASA gliders (3-3)

Motor glider and tug airworthiness procedures (2-5)

Motor glider engine inspection and repair (2-16)

Motor glider restoration – non-EASA (2-10)

NARC renewal – non EASA (2-12)

Parts and materials EASA aeroplanes and sailplanes including powered sailplanes (2-15)

Pilot owner maintenance (2-1)

Post incident inspections

Registration and marking of gliders

Seat harnesses

Self-Declared Maintenance Programme

Trailer maintenance

Transponder maintenance (v1 Feb 18)

Weight and balance – tug and SLMG

Weight and balance – gliders (4-1)

Welding approval (1-2)

Worksheets (AMP 1-1)

Wooden structures (4-4)

Approved methods, techniques and practices

Acceptable Methods, Techniques, and Practices – Aircraft Inspection and Repair FAA AC43.13-1B

Standard repairs to gliders – Foreward and contents

Weighing Programme

Weight and Balance Calculation Programme


Airworthiness forms are available here