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B.Obtain List of Management Personnel. Before the inspection, the ASI should request a listing (including telephone numbers) of management personnel at the outsource facility. If the facility is a certificated repair station, the ASI may attain a listing of management personnel from SPAS (see profile).
C.Coordination. If the outsource maintenance provider is the holder of a part 145 repair station certificate, the ASI inspector should make every effort to contact the PI assigned to the repair station and advise the PI of the planned inspection.
D.Inspections Outside the United States. During the early planning phase of the trip, the inspecting ASI should contact the U.S. Department of State. The Web site is . The ASI may review any travel advisories that may exist for the country that will be visited.
NOTE: Travel to any foreign country requires a security briefing per the guidance found in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Order 1600.61, Foreign Travel Briefing & Contact Reporting Requirements for FAA, and Contractor Employees.
E.If Outsource Maintenance Provider Facility is Located Outside the United States with a Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement (BASA)-Maintenance Implementation Procedure (MIP) Approval. During the planning phase of your visit to a repair station/outsource maintenance provider that is located in a country that has a BASA with an associated MIP with the United States, it is most important that before your visit, contact is made with the International Field Office (IFO) and the repair station’s PI. The inspecting ASI and the repair station PI should discuss the scope and intent of the inspection. An invitation may be extended to the National Aviation Authority (NAA) to accompany the inspecting ASI or inspecting team during the visit.
F.Outsource Maintenance Facility Located Outside the United States in a Country that Does Not Have a BASA-MIP Approval. Before your visit, it is most important that contact is made with the IFO and the repair station’s PI so the inspecting ASI and the repair station PI can discuss the scope and intent of the inspection. An invitation may be extended to the NAA to accompany the inspecting ASI or inspecting team during the visit.
G.Transport Canada (TC): Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO) Visit. It is most important that during the planning phase of the inspection, the inspecting ASI notify the Canadian liaison in one of the applicable flight standards district offices (CHDO). The notification should be by “e-mail” to the international field unit (IFU) with geographic responsibility for Canadian AMOs and facilities as follows:
Anchorage IFU, Canadian operators based in the Yukon territory, British Columbia north of 52 degrees.
Seattle FSDO, Liaison. Southern Canada 100 degrees going west.
Albany New York FSDO/IFU, with responsibly for areas east of 76 degrees W.
New York International Field Office (IFO) with responsibly for East of 100 degrees West.
Rochester FSDO/IFU, with responsibly for 76 degrees and 100 degrees West.
NOTE: All questions concerning AMO areas of responsibility should be directed to International Programs and Policy Division, AFS 50.
NOTE: The FAA liaison located at the designated IFUs should be able to coordinate the visit with TC and the AMO management. An invitation may be extended to the NAA (in this case it would be TC) to accompany the inspecting ASI or inspecting team during the visit.