145.33 Maintenance Release Certificate
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On completion of maintenance work on the aircraft or aircraft component, the maintenance release certificate shall be issued by the certifying staff in such a way that is approved or accepted by the CAAC. The maintenance release certificates approved or accepted by the CAAC are as follows:
(1) The line maintenance, the scheduled maintenance up to and including “A” check or equivalent as well as the modification incorporated thereof may be certified by the personnel so authorized by the operator via completing the records in the aircraft flight logbook on the completion of such works.
(2) For the scheduled maintenance work and the modification heavier than “A” check or equivalent, the format of the release certificate for such maintenance works may be devised by the maintenance organization itself, but the format of the certificate shall be in a standard format and the following information shall be included at least:
i. Name, address of the maintenance organization and its CAAC MOC number.
ii. Name and address of the "job sender" and the repair/purchase order number.
iii. Manufacturer, type and nationality registration number of the aircraft and the service time of the aircraft measured in flight hours, landing cycles, etc prior to the maintenance work.
iv. Subject of the scheduled maintenance, the significant defects found and the actions taken, together with the listing of parts replaced, deferred items and the completed airworthiness directives, service bulletins and other additional works incorporated into the scheduled maintenance works.
v. The compliance statement that all maintenance works completed for the aircraft and other maintenance works incorporated thereof comply with the requirements of the CAAC regulations.
vi. Name, the license number and the autographic signature of the certifying staff as well as the date of release.
(3) The release of aircraft components shall be in the form of the Release Certificate/Airworthiness Approval Tag (Form AAC-038) issued by the certifying staff so authorized by the maintenance organization. In the case that the maintenance of any component is just part of the whole process for another maintenance work performed by the maintenance organization itself, the maintenance certificate required for such component may be in the form of the internal certificate used by the maintenance organization itself only. The maintenance release certificates issued by the maintenance organization shall meet the following requirements:
i. The maintenance release certificates shall only be issued to the civil aircraft or aircraft components maintained by the maintenance organization itself.
ii. The maintenance release certificate shall not be amended randomly or used for other purposes.
iii. The maintenance organization may make adjustments on the maintenance release certificate only under the specific circumstance to ensure the information is complete; such adjustments however, shall not change the information specified in the original certificate.
iv. The usage of the maintenance release certificate shall not lead to the confusion on the airworthiness of the civil aircraft or aircraft component.
The approved maintenance organization shall provide the "job sender" with the maintenance release certificate together with the summary of all maintenance works carried out. The maintenance release certificate as well as the summary report provided by the domestic maintenance organization shall be in Chinese at least except when requested by the foreign or regional maintenance organization it may be in English. The maintenance release certificate as well as the summary report provided by the foreign or regional maintenance organization for the China registered aircraft or components thereof shall be in English at least.
The copy of the maintenance release certificate shall be kept together with the maintenance records.