Airworthiness News

Readiness for leaving EASA - airworthiness

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In September 2020, the CAA published guidance on ‘readiness for Brexit’. The CAA guidance includes; all current technical requirements will be retained in UK domestic regulation; all type certificates and certificates of release to service for aeronautical products and parts issued on or before 31 December remain valid; all other…

BGA Inspector Part-66L licence

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All BGA inspectors have been contacted with details and a Part-66L licence application form. Any inspector who has yet to complete their application and submit it to the BGA is urged to do so before the end of November 2020. Any inspector who needs more information or an application form…

New (amended) EASA Grob 102 Astir and Grob 103 AD and BGA advice

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EASA have issued an amended AD for all Grob 102 and 103 gliders at https://ad.easa.europa.eu/ad/2020-0138 It has also become apparent that it is possible to inadvertently cause a control restriction of the elevator push rod bolt if it is refitted the wrong way round. Please ensure any gliders that have…

COVID19 - BGA aircraft weighing periodicity extended

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The COVID19 restrictions are severely limiting access to maintenance facilities, including aircraft weighing facilities. The BGA Airworthiness Compendium ‘General Information all types. Weight and Balance’ requires weighing every eight years. Following guidance from the Chief Technical Officer, with immediate effect that has been extended to nine years. The related BGA…

COVID19 ARC expiry and BGA airworthiness support

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The BGA has published a notice extending the period of automatic ongoing access to BGA airworthiness support on expiry of an ARC from 90 days to 150 days. Full details are here.

BGA TNS 2-2020 published

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BGA Technical News Sheet 2-2020 has been published and can be viewed here.

Part M Light

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As previously reported, Part M Light came into force on the 24th March 2020 as part of changes brought about by EASA’s GA Strategy and the move towards proportionate regulation of GA. The BGA has updated the relevant documents published on the members website to reflect the changes, and has…

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