120-73 - Damage Tolerance Assessment of Repairs to Pressurized Fuselages

Date Issued
December 14, 2000
Responsible Office
ANM-100,  Aircraft Certification Service, Transport Airplane Directorate
Description
Provides guidance to operators of certain transport category airplanes operated under 14 CFR Parts 91, 121, 125, and 129. The guidance provides an acceptable means of compliance with the regulations that require incorporating FAA-approved “repair assessment guidelines” into an operator’s FAA-approved maintenance or inspection program. The means of compliance described is intended to provide guidance to supplement the engineering and operational judgment that must form the basis of any compliance findings relative to repair assessments for pressurized fuselages.