Flashcards in Jeppesen Oral- Chapter 15 (Mechanic Privileges & Limitations)” Deck (32)
What publication should a mechanic consult to determine if a repair is considered major or minor?
Part 43, Appendix A
Where in the FARs will you find the certification requirements for mechanics?
What are the ratings issued under a mechanic certificate?
Airframe and powerplant
What types of work may a certified mechanic perform?
Supervise, perform preventative maintenance or alterations
Is a certified air frame mechanic allowed to perform maintenance on engines?
Not unless they are supervised by a mechanic who holds a power plant rating
What are the limitations to a mechanic's privileges with regard to propellers?
Mechanic may not perform or supervise major repairs, or major alterations of propellers
Is a mechanic allowed to repair or alter an aircraft instrument?
What are the requirements for recent experience in order to exercise the privileges of your certificate and rating?
Must have works as a mechanic or technically supervised other mechanics for at least 6 months out the last 24 months
What authority does a mechanic have regarding approval for return to service?
Can approve an aircraft, airframe, engine propeller, or appliance for return to service
What are the privileges of an A & P mechanic in regards to inspections?
Can perform and approve for return to service an airframe or engine following a 100 hour inspection
What is the duration of a mechanic certificate?
Valid until surrendered, suspended or revoked
What are the privileges and limitations of an A & P mechanic regarding repairs and alterations to airframes and engines and their approval to return to service?
May perform major repairs and alterations but not approve them for return to service unless they have an IA
In addition to performing maintenance, what other privileges are granted to a powerplant mechanic?
Powerplant mechanic may perform a 100-hour inspection and approve an engine to be back to service
When may a mechanic perform an annual inspection and return the aircraft to service?
When the mechanic holds an Inspection Authorization
May a mechanic supervise an inspection, (or a portion of an inspection) and then approve the aircraft back to service?
No. The mechanic must actually perform the inspection
What is the duration of a temporary airman certificate??
If the mechanics certificate is revoked, how long must he she wait before applying for a new certificate
What should a mechanic do if his or her temporary certificate is about to expire?
Contact local FISDO for assistance
Is a person with a private pilot's certificate allowed to perform maintenance, and if so, what are their limitiations?
They can perform preventive maintence in accordance with part 43.3 and Part 43.7 and Appendix A on an airplane owned by them.
They can also approve for that plane to return to service
What are the requirements as an aircraft mechanic when you have a change of address?
Notify the FAA in writing within 30 days of any change to permanent address
What part of the Federal Aviation Regulations gives the requirements for the issuance of a mechanic certificate?
What are the two ratings that can be issued to a mechanic certificate?
airframe and powerplant
For how long is a mechanic certificate valid?
until effective date or surrendered
What is the recency of experience requirement for keeping a mechanic certificate valid?
The holder of the certificate must have used it technically or in a supervisory capacity for at least six months of the preceding 24 months.
For how long is a temporary mechanic certificate valid?
Is it legal for a certificated mechanic to make a minor repair to an aircraft instrument?
No, not unless this mechanic is operating under the authority of a Certificated Repair Station approved for this operation
Who is authorized to approve an aircraft return to service after a majot repair has been made to its basic structure?
An A&P mechanic holding an Inspection Authorization
Is it legal for a certificated powerplant mechanic to make a major repair to a propeller?
No, not unless he/she is operating under the authority of a Certificated Repair Station approved for this operation
In what part of the Federal Aviation Regulations can a mechanic find a list of operations that are considered to be major airframe repairs?
FAR Part 43, Appendix A