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(manufacturer’s, air carrier’s manual, or engineering orders) used to perform the requested maintenance along with any other requirements of its program or maintenance manual. If the repair station has applicable sections of air carriers’ maintenance program(s) or manual(s), verify that they are controlled and current copies.
(2)Maintenance being performed is in accordance with the air carrier’s approved procedures.
(3)The repair station Anti-drug and Alcohol Prevention Program OpSpecs A449 is current and identical to the certificate-holding district office (CHDO) copy.
NOTE: Repair stations located outside the United States are not issued OpSpecs A449.
C. Approved Program. Verify the repair station is following the air carrier’s/operator’s approved program, that may include but not limited to:
Requirements for airworthiness release.
Continuity of inspection program.
Service difficulty reporting requirements.
Continuing Analysis and Surveillance Program.
Required inspection item requirements, i.e., authorizations, training.
Duty time limitations.
Maintenance recording requirements.
Any additional personnel training the air carrier may require.
Continuity of inspections.
D.Line Maintenance (Repair Station within the United States). If the repair station performs line maintenance for air carriers, verify that:
(1)The repair station OpSpec D107 includes the types of maintenance authorized, the types of aircraft by make and model.
(2)The repair station is only providing maintenance at the location on their OpSpecs.
(3)The repair station performed the line maintenance in accordance with the operator’s manual and approved program.
(4)The repair station has the necessary equipment, trained personnel, and technical data to perform the line maintenance.
E.Geographic Authorization (Repair Station outside the United States). If the repair station performs maintenance under geographic authorization for air carriers, verify that:
(1)The repair station OpSpec B050 includes an authorization to perform maintenance/alteration and the repair station is working within the authorization.
(2)The repair station exercised the geographic authorization in accordance with the operator’s manual and approved program.
(3)The repair station has the necessary equipment, trained personnel and technical data to support the geographic authorization.
NOTE: The authorization to perform line station maintenance for an air carrier is not a rating. A certificated repair station must have established housing and facilities. However, only the requirement to provide suitable housing to enclose the largest type and model aircraft for airframe-rated repair stations has been waived by § 145.205(d).
NOTE: Any areas of noncompliance noted with the repair station’s management of the air carrier’s programs should be forwarded to the air carrier’s CHDO.