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|CCAR-145R3--Approval of Civil Aircraft Maintenance Organization

145.3 Definition

Date & Time: 2015-12-21 15:03 Click:

For the purpose of this regulation, the following terms are defined as:
(1) "Civil aircraft" means aircraft other than those used for the military, customs and police purposes.
(2) "Aircraft Component" means any part and appliance installed or to be installed on aircraft other than the aircraft airframe, including the complete engine/APU, propeller and any operational/emergency equipment, etc.
(3) "Maintenance" means any inspection/test, repair, defect rectification, scheduled maintenance, overhaul and modification of civil aircraft or aircraft component. The repair under warranty claim for the brand-new OEM products or repair under compensation claim due to design and/or manufacturing fault provided by the civil aircraft or aircraft component manufacturer falls outside the scope of maintenance so defined.
(4) "Principal Airworthiness Inspector" means the airworthiness inspector, assigned by the CAAC Headquarter Office or the CAAC RA to supervise one particular or several maintenance organization(s).
(5) "Independent Maintenance Organization" means the maintenance organization, which is independent from the operator and civil aircraft or aircraft component manufacturer, provides maintenance service for the civil aircraft or aircraft components.
(6) "Operator's Maintenance Organization” means the maintenance organization set up by an operator to provide maintenance service primarily for the operator itself. The operator’s maintenance organization shall be treated as an independent maintenance organization while providing maintenance services for the third-party organizations.
(7) "Manufacturer's Maintenance Organization" means the maintenance organization, which is set up by the civil aircraft or aircraft component manufacturer, has its primary maintenance and management activities integrated with the production line. The maintenance organization shall be treated as an independent maintenance organization if its primary maintenance and management activities are separate from the production line.
(8) "Domestic Maintenance Organization" means a maintenance organization whose management and maintenance facility is located in the People’s Republic of China other than Hong Kong, Macao Special Administrative Regions and/or Taiwan region of the People’s Republic of China.
(9) "Foreign Maintenance Organization" means a maintenance organization whose management and maintenance facility is located in a country other than the People’s Republic of China.
(10) "Regional Maintenance Organization" means a maintenance organization whose management and maintenance facility is located in Hong Kong, Macao Special Administrative Regions and/or Taiwan region of the People’s Republic of China.
(11) "Approved Standards” means the continual airworthiness data, technical documents, management specifications and working procedures either approved or accepted by the CAAC Headquarter Office or the CAAC RA.
(12) "Approved by the CAAC" means approved by the CAAC Headquarter Office, the CAAC RA, or organizations or individuals so authorized by the CAAC.
(13) "Accountable Manager" means the person appointed within a maintenance organization, who is in charge of compliance of the maintenance organization with the requirements of this regulation, and is entitled to administrate and control all necessary resources including the human resource, property and equipment, etc of the maintenance organization so required.
(14) "Quality Manager" means the person appointed within a maintenance organization, who is authorized by the Accountable Manager to manage and supervise the quality of the maintenance work performed by the maintenance organization. The Quality Manager shall be directly responsible to the Accountable Manager.
(15) "Production Manager" means the person appointed within a maintenance organization, who is in charge of planning, preparing and performing of maintenance work.
(16) “Certifying staff” means the person appointed within a maintenance organization, to ensure the compliance of civil aircraft or aircraft component with the approved standards, and issue a certificate of release to service for the civil aircraft or aircraft component.
(17) “Maintenance Human Factor” means the basic principle which applies to the maintenance of civil aircraft or aircraft components, with adequate consideration of the impact of human performance and limitations on the effectivity and safety of the maintenance work as well as the perfect harmonization of the human and other factors.
(18) “In-house fabricated Part” means an aircraft component which is designed and manufactured pursuant to the design data, material or process other than those specified in the continual airworthiness documents published by civil aircraft or aircraft component manufacturer.
(19) “Working Time of the Maintenance Personnel” is also termed as on-duty time of the maintenance personnel, it means the continuous period from the maintenance personnel reporting for his duty while accepting the maintenance task assigned by the maintenance organization till the maintenance task is completed or terminated. The period the maintenance personnel take from his inhabitation or residence to the reporting place is not included.