Aircraft Maintenance Division

Commercial Aviation Group

Focal point for the development of regulations and standardizing national guidance for maintenance under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) parts 91 subpart K (91K), 119, 121, 125, 135 and 136.

Responsibilities

  • Sponsor and provide oversight of safety and educational programs related to its area of specialization for aging aircraft regulations.
  • Evaluate and respond to airworthiness petitions for exemption and rulemaking for parts 91K, 119, 121, 125, 135 and 136, as related to group/section functions.
  • Provide technical assistance to other FAA elements, other government agencies, industry, and Foreign Aviation Authorities on operational and technical facets of air carrier maintenance.
  • Sponsor and provide oversight of safety and educational programs related to its area of specialization for air carrier aircraft, including determining the criteria for maintenance training for Aviation Safety Inspectors (ASI).
  • Represent Aircraft Maintenance Division in the development of airworthiness international Standards and Recommended Practices (SARP) for the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
  • Responsible for policy relating to the Service Difficulty Reporting (SDR) and Mechanical Interruption Summary (MIS) reporting, as related to parts 119, 121, 125, and 135 carriers.
  • Development of maintenance standards for certification and surveillance of Unmanned Aircraft (UAS) and their Associated Elements (AE).
  • Provide technical assistance and support for Military Commercial Derivative Aircraft (MCDA).
  • Provide technical assistance and support for Public Aircraft.
  • Aircraft Maintenance Division focal for:
    • Operations Specifications Working Groups (OSWG).
    • Human Factors in aviation maintenance.
    • FAA Maintenance Review Board Policy Board (MRBPB).
    • International Maintenance Review Board Policy Board (IMRBPB).
    • Coordinating Agency for Supplier Evaluation (C.A.S.E.).
    • Air Carrier Maintenance Voluntary Safety Reporting Programs (ASAP/VSRP)
    • Joint Implementation Measurement and Data Analysis Team (JIMDAT).
    • Airworthiness Extended Operations (ETOPS).
    • Continuous Airworthiness Maintenance Program (CAMP).
    • Aging Aircraft Inspection Program (AAIP).
    • Service Difficulty Reporting (SDR) policy.
    • Flight Standards’ MyBoeingFleet.com accounts
    • Aircraft Master Minimum Equipment List (MMEL) Industry Group (IG)

Address:
Federal Aviation Administration Headquarters
Commercial Aviation Group.
800 Independence Ave SW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20591    
 

Phone: (202) 267-1675 Fax: (202) 267-1812

 

Last updated: Thursday, May 25, 2023