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Production Approvals Questions

What are the different types of production approvals?

There are three different types of production approvals:

Who may apply for a production certificate?

Any person may apply for a production certificate if that person holds, for the product concerned:

  • A current type certificate
  • Rights to the benefits of that type certificate under a licensing agreement; or
  • A supplemental type certificate

Are FAA production certificates transferable?

No. The holder of an FAA production certificate may not transfer the production certificate.

What is the duration of a production certificate?

The duration of a production certificate is until surrendered, suspended, revoked, or a termination date is otherwise established by the FAA.

Production approval regulations & policies

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