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4.1.2. Sponsor

  • List MMP References:

  • a. Does the AMO know who their Sponsor is and understand the Sponsor’s Role?

  • b. Does the sponsor;

  • 1. ensure that only organisations approved by the TAR are used to conduct maintenance?

  • 2. identify and nominate to the TAR details of all organisations conducting, or proposed to conduct, maintenance under the sponsors management?

  • 3. notify the TAR when they become aware of adverse maintenance issues that could affect technical airworthiness?

  • 4. notify the TAR when they no longer require an organisation to conduct maintenance?

4.1.3. Temporary Maintenance Authority

  • List MMP References:

  • a. Is Temporary Maintenance Authority (TMA), only granted by the Senior Design Engineer (SDE) to an organisation to conduct maintenance for a period of time not exceeding 12 months?

  • b. Has TMA been granted to allow an organisation to conduct maintenance of complete State Aircraft, complete engines or major sub-assemblies of engines?

  • c. When a TMA has been granted to an organisation, has the SDE ensured that;

  • 1. a nominated individual, meeting the intent of Regulation 4.5.1 is responsible for all maintenance conducted?

  • 2. documented processes, meeting the intent of Regulation 4.5.3 are in place for assessing and authorising personnel as competent to perform maintenance?

  • 3. suitable facilities meeting the intent of Regulation 4.6.1 are available?

  • 4. suitable systems are in place to ensure that only Authorised Maintenance Data meeting the intent of Regulation 5.1.1 is used to conduct maintenance?

  • 5. all maintenance performed is certified in a manner that meets the intent of Regulation 5.1.2?

  • 6. procedures are in place for the control of foreign objects during the conduct of maintenance?

  • 7. maintenance performed is documented, in a manner that meets the intent of Regulation 5.2?

  • 8. unserviceable and unairworthy conditions and maintenance incidents that occur during maintenance are investigated and reported in accordance with Regulation 5.3?

  • 9. all tools and support equipment required to conduct maintenance are managed, meeting the intent of Regulation 5.4.1?

  • 10. all aeronautical is managed, meeting the intent of Regulation 5.4.3?

  • d. Has the SDE specified product acceptance checks to be carried out by a nominated representative for items maintained under TMA?

  • e. Has the SDE notified the TAR when TMA has been granted, suspended, removed or expired?

  • f. Has the TAR directed an organisation that has been granted TMA to become a certified AMO?

4.1.4. Airworthiness Authority Accreditations Recognised by the TAR

  • List MMP References:

  • a. Does the AMO only use organisations accredited from the listed Airworthiness Authorities in this regulation that provide the applicable Authorised Release Certificate (ARC) for the maintenance performed and approved by the TAR?

  • b. Has the AMO requested the Sponsor to apply to the TAR to use organisations accredited by other Airworthiness Authorities not listed in this regulation?

4.1.5. Other TAR Approvals

  • List MMP References:

  • a(1). Has the TAR approved an organisation to conduct maintenance on State Aircraft and/or of Aeronautical Product for a defined period of time?

  • a(2). Does the TAR approval comply with the requirements of paragraph a?

  • b. When seeking TAR approval did the AMO include;

  • 1. the name and address of the organisation proposed to conduct the maintenance?

  • 2. the details of the organisation's Maintenance Management System?

  • 3. the details of the maintenance activity to be conducted?

  • 4. a risk assessment in support of the application?

  • 5. any relevant certifications or approvals held by the organisation?

  • c. Did the AMO provide any additional information in support of an application when requested by the TAR?

Audit Summary

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