CHANGE

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

8900.1 CHG 488

 

 

National Policy

Effective Date: 10/17/16

 

Summary of Change. Volume 3, Chapter 32, Section 3, Evaluate a 14 CFR Part 125 Certificate Holder’s Manual; Volume 3, Chapter 32, Section 9, Evaluate a Part 91 Subpart K Company Manual/Revision for Maintenance and Inspection Procedures; Volume 3, Chapter 32, Section 11, Safety Assurance System: Evaluate a Maintenance Manual/Revision for a Part 121 or § 135.411(a)(2) Program; and Volume 12, Chapter 3, Section 2, Evaluate/Approve a Maintenance Program and a Minimum Equipment List for U.S.-Registered Aircraft Under Part 129.

Explanation of Policy Changes. This change incorporates new information, providing instructions and procedures for maintenance personnel to follow when swapping positions of compatible components within the same aircraft in order to apply MEL relief, into the following sections:

·    Volume 3, Chapter 32, Section 3, Evaluate a 14 CFR Part 125 Certificate Holder’s Manual;

·    Volume 3, Chapter 32, Section 9, Evaluate a Part 91 Subpart K Company Manual/Revision for Maintenance and Inspection Procedures;

·    Volume 3, Chapter 32, Section 11 (SAS), Safety Assurance System: Evaluate a Maintenance Manual/Revision for a Part 121 or § 135.411(a)(2) Program; and

·    Volume 12, Chapter 3, Section 2, Evaluate/Approve a Maintenance Program and a Minimum Equipment List for U.S.-Registered Aircraft Under Part 129.