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Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA)

Regulations & Policies

Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR)

  • Part 21, Certification Procedures for Products, Articles, and Parts
  • Part 21, Subpart K, Parts Manufacturer Approvals (sections 21.301 through 21.320)
  • Part 21, Acceptance of Articles, section 21.502
  • Part 43, Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Rebuilding, and Alteration
  • Part 45, Subpart B, Marking of Products and Articles (sections 45.10 through 45.16)

Advisory Circulars (AC)

  • AC 21-43, Production Under 14 CFR Part 21, Subparts F, G, K, and O
  • AC 43-18, Fabrication of Aircraft Parts by Maintenance Personnel


  • 8110.42, Parts Manufacturer Approval Procedures
  • 8120.22, Production Approval Procedures

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