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Where can I find airworthiness directives?
We encourage you to start exploring this site at drs.faa.gov. Airworthiness Directives ( AD s) are legally enforceable regulations issued by the FAA in accordance with 14 CFR part 39 to correct an unsafe condition in a product.
Are airworthiness directives mandatory?
ADs are mandatory in most jurisdictions and often contain dates or aircraft flying hours by which compliance must be completed. ADs may be divided into two categories: Those of an emergency nature requiring immediate compliance prior to further flight, and.
Can you fly with an airworthiness directive?
Yes, the operations specifications giving some operators authority to operate include a provision that allow them to fly their aircraft to a repair facility to do the work required by an airworthiness directive.
How do I get FAA Advisory Circulars?
Advisory Circulars are sometimes first published as drafts, open to public comment. You can find these drafts by visiting: https://www.faa.gov/aircraft/draft_docs/afs_ac/ You may subscribe to the Flight Standards Service to receive updates.
Who is responsible for airworthiness directives?
Aircraft owners and operators
Aircraft owners and operators are responsible for ensuring compliance with the requirements of all ADs that apply to their aircraft. Anyone who operates a product that does not meet the requirements of an applicable AD is in violation of 14 CFR 39.7.
What inspections are required for VFR flight?
- Annual Inspection (FAR 91.409) Most general aviation aircraft require an annual inspection.
- 100-Hour Inspection (FAR 91.409)
- Progressive Inspections (FAR 91.409)
- Items Checked During Inspections (FAR 43)
- Altimeter (FAR 91.411)
- Transponders (FAR 91.413)
- Emergency Locater Transmitter (FAR 91.207)
Who is responsible for compliance with airworthiness directives?
You, as the owner or operator, are responsible for maintaining your aircraft in an airworthy condition, and that includes compliance with part 39, Airworthiness Directives.” Airworthiness Directives (ADs) are legally enforceable regulations under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 39.
What documents are required on board the aircraft for all flights?
The letters stand for the documents that must be carried aboard an airplane. They are an airworthiness certificate, registration certificate, operating limitations, and weight and balance information.