DGCA India Released Draft CAR – Combined Airworthiness Organization -CAR -CAO. Stay connected with AeroCareers – Aviation is for Everyone !

Combined Airworthiness Organization -CAR -CAO

DGCA India Released Draft CAR – Combined Airworthiness Organization -CAR -CAO on dated 6th October 2020. Stay connected with AeroCareers – Aviation is for Everyone.

 

CAR-145 and CAR-M contains regulations related to maintenance and continuing airworthiness management of certain aircraft. In the interest of proportionality, it is necessary to adapt regulations by introducing simplified requirements corresponding to the lower risks associated with light aircraft in general aviation, which is not listed AOC / NSOP of schedule / Non- schedule air operator certificate.

 

To that end, a new set of requirements ensuring the airworthiness of such aircraft should be introduced. Those requirements should be less stringent than the current requirements in aircraft maintenance programmes, airworthiness reviews and deferment of defects.

 

Such maintenance requirements will be applicable to other than complex motor-powered aircraft, the owner of such aircraft may contract maintenance tasks to maintenance organisation approved under CAR-145.
A new set of regulations allowing for more flexibility as regards the definition and the execution of the aircraft maintenance programme should be introduced for aircraft other than complex motor-powered aircraft and not listed in the AOC / NSOP of schedule / Non- schedule air operator. Certificate.

 

As a consequence, a new organisation approval with less stringent requirements and combined privileges for maintenance, continuing airworthiness management and for airworthiness reviews should be introduced.

This CAR-CAO establishes the requirements to be met by a combined airworthiness organisation (CAO) in order to be issued, upon application, an approval for the maintenance and continuing airworthiness management of aircraft and components for installation thereon, and to continue carrying out those activities, where such aircraft are not classified as complex motor-powered aircraft and are not listed in the AOC / NSOP of schedule / Non- schedule air operator

This CAR provides common technical standards and guidelines for maintenance continued
airworthiness of an aircraft and its components. This CAR is harmonised with EASA Part-CAO
requirements and is issued under the provisions of Rule 133A of the Aircraft Rules 1937

 

Comments invited by 5th November 2020 Please address comments to: Tuhinanshu Sharma, Dy. Director General, Office of the Director General of Civil Aviation, Opp. Safdarjung Airport, Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi – 110 003. Email: tuhi.dgca@nic.in

 

Download CAR-CAO – CAR_CAO(Draft_Oct2020)

 

 

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