The repair station community will help the FAA ensure that its many guidance documents align with Part 145 and make recommendations to correct gaps or conflicts.
The agency estimates that the rulemaking affects 341 U.S.-registered aircraft engines and will cost industry $4.2 million in replacement parts.
Eligible notifications will disclose an inadvertent violation within 24 hr. of a discovery that has been promptly addressed.
Industry is particularly embattled by the regulation’s applicability to commercial parts, often produced for nonaviation use in the U.S.