|AC-145-10 Self-manufactured Tools and Equipment by Maintenance Organization

4. Explanations

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Though generally the maintenance organization shall use the tools/equipment suggested in the Airworthiness data provided by Manufacturers, self-manufactured tools/equipment can be used while necessary. Some of them are manufactured in accordance with the design data provided by the manufacturers, and some of them are manufactured as a substitute while without Manufacturer’s design data. This AC aims at providing different requirements accordingly in various cases so as to satisfy the requirements of CCAR-145.
It is not meant that self-manufactured tools/equipment are designed and manufactured internally by one Maintenance Organization. Self-manufactured tools/equipment is those used for their own purposes. The maintenance organization shall be fully responsible for design, manufacturing and management of those self-manufactured tools/equipment. Self-manufactured tools/equipment can not be saled.