FINAL REGULATORY EVALUATION, REGULATORY FLEXIBILITY ANALYSIS

Document Sample
FINAL REGULATORY EVALUATION, REGULATORY FLEXIBILITY ANALYSIS Powered By Docstoc
					U.S. Department of Transportation

FEDERAL AVIATION
ADMINISTRATION
Office of Aviation Policy and Plans

Washington, D.C. 20591




                    FINAL REGULATORY EVALUATION,
                   REGULATORY FLEXIBILITY ANALYSIS,
               INTERNATIONAL TRADE IMPACT ASSESSMENT
                       AND UNFUNDED MANDATES



                    ENHANCED AIRWORTHINESS PROGRAM
                                 FOR
                           AIRPLANE SYSTEMS




                                         14 CFR PARTS
                               21, 25, 91, 121, 125, 129, AND 145


                      AIRCRAFT REGULATORY ANALYSIS BRANCH, APO-320
                                      Anthony D. Apostolides
                              MAIN PHASES AND THEIR SEQUENCE
                                  FOR EAPAS

                                 Operators       Operators     Operators       Operators
Effective    TC, STC
                                 obtain and      to train      perform         perform
date of      holders (and
                                 incorporate     mechanics     initial         repeat
Final        operators
                                 EZAPs/EZI       for EZIPs     inspection      inspection
Rule         with field
                                 Ps into their                 of airplanes’   of airplanes’
(RED)        approval)
                                 maintenance                   wiring (1       wiring (at
[e.g.,       develop
                                 programs                      year after      consecutive



                                 Repair          Repair         Repair         Repair
                                 Stations        Stations to    Stations       Stations
                                 obtain and      train          perform        perform
                                 incorporate     mechanics      initial        repeat
                                 EZAPs/EZI       for EZIPs      inspection     inspection
                                 Ps into their                  of             of airplanes’
                                 maintenance                    airplanes’     wiring (at
                                                                wiring (at     consecutive




             FAA to                 FAA to review/             Additional
                                                                               Additional
            review and              approve these              out-of-
                                                                               out-of-
            approve these           incorporations             services
                                                                               services
            EZAPs                   of                         time/cost for
                                                                               time/cost for
                                    EZAPs/EZIPs                initial
                                                                               repeat


                                                                Note:
             Questions:                                         Mechanic
            1) Could/would                                      s - of
            this work be                                        operators
            done before                                         and
            the rule’s                                          repair
            effective date?                                     stations -
                                                                to have
            2) Training of
            FAA
            inspectors?