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IMPLEMENTATION OF GCAA
AIRWORTHINESS REGULATION - CHAPTER
3 – CAR 145 APPROVED MAINTENANCE
ORGANIZATION Amendment – Issues &
Challenges
By OMAR BIN MUSA
Sr. Inspector –MRO
General Civil Aviation Authority
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• GCAA CAR 145 Regulations Amendment
– September 2011
 Adapted from EASA Part 145 Issue
November 2010
 Effective 1st. February 2012
 (refer web-site: www.gcaa.gov.ae)
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• GCAA Promotions of CAR M, 145 & 21 & CAR 66:
 Industry wide:
• Through GCAA –Industry Forums (AOTCC/ACC)
• 4 Forums have been conducted, on 01 June 2011,
24 Nov 2011, 01 March 2012 &17 May 2012
 Internal & Smart partnership with COSCAP:
• Internal trainings CAR M, CAR 145 & CAR 21
• Workshop on 8 March 2012
• Work shop (CAR M) on 23 & 24 May 2012
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Organization responsibility:
 Amending the MOE to include changes brought by
CAR 145 Issue Sept 2012: For examples:
• Mandatory Training & continuation training for
Maintenance personnel in Fuel Tank Safety
• Compliance with Critical Design Configuration
Control Limitation (CDCCL) limitation, procedures
during maintenance, repair & modifications
• Defining the acceptable GCAA Authorised Release
Certificates (AW Form 1) i.a.w latest EASA Form 1
format.
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Organization responsibility: (cont’d)
• Mandatory compliance with CAR Part X for AMO Safety Management System
• Adopting an additional standard for NDT – MILSTD-410E
• Introduction of online Mandatory Reporting
Scheme - ROSI i.a.w CAAP 22
• Adopting the latest EASA Approval Format –
Addition of C Rating, Component C21 (Water
Ballast) & C22 (Propulsion)
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Organization responsibility: (cont’d)
• Retention of AMO maintenance records from 2 to
3 years
• Maintenance data must be available in close
proximity to the aircraft being maintained &
Maintenance staff to be provided with an area to
study maintenance instructions & complete
maintenance records per CAR 145.25.
• …and etc
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TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:
• Fuel Tank Safety Trainings - for relevant organization’s
staff involved in CDCCL tasks
• EWIS /EZAP – for relevant target group of staff involved
in maintenance of wiring on the aircraft.
Main issues:
• Sourcing suitable training providers.
• GCAA Inspector need to undergo similar training.
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GCAA AW FORM 1:
 Certificate of Release for assemblies /component
/parts(referred as Items) after works have been carried
out by an organization under GCAA approval
 Request to regularise the Dual Release ARC , by
organization maintaining leased aircraft under UAE
Register – (Financial implication)
Dual Release Certificate may be issued if:
•Covered by Regulation, and/or Airworthiness
policy
•Bilateral Agreement
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 CAR PART V REQUIREMENTS
• CMR – Inducted into CAR M (Target for Implementation 1
July 2012)
 Privilleges of CAMO
 Interval - changed from 4 monthly to 6 months
before ARC is due
 Signatory – expanded, to include ARC Signatory
• Duplicate Inspection – Applicable when maintenance
disturbance is made on Flight & Engine control systems
 This is to be known as Independent Inspection.
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 CAR PART V REQUIREMENTS
• Critical Inspection – i.a.w EASA defined standards.
• Certificate of Fitness For Flight – To be issued by
suitable qualified Certifying Engineer before:
 Flight Test (eg. C of A Renewal FT, Maintenance
Check Flight)
 Issuance of Flight Permits
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 CAR 66 REQUIREMENTS
• UAE Licensed Category A Certifying Staff (Task Trained)permitted to carry out schedule line maintenance &
simple defect rectification .
• UAE Licensed Category B1 Certifying Staff
• UAE Licensed Category B2 Certifying Staff
• UAE Licensed Category C Certifying Staff
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 ADMINISTRATIVE:
 Introduction of e-Services-C of R, C of A applications – AMO
approval
 GCAA will be allowing application for Issuance/Renewal of CAR 145
Approval with options: 1 or 2 years validity,
 Application for CAR 145 Renewal must be separated from
application for extension / variation.
 Assessment from the operator is required for the contracted 145
(For approval of Line Station)
 Administration of Security Clarence & Trade License from Local
AMO/ACS during initial issuance & renewal of approval
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Audit Findings – common findings:
Poor awareness by the outstation staff of GCAA CAR 145,
IBs, AWN via GCAA Portal – (Org internal issue)
CAR 145.60 (CAAP 22)-No procedure to raise ROSI Report
from outstation – (Org Internal issue)
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Audit finding showing Engineering Staff (commonly nonCertifying) have not attended Initial HF Training.
 (Initial HF Training must be given within 6 months after
joining
the organization).
Fuel Tank Safety Training (Appendix IV to AMC 145.30(e)–
mandatory for all AMO.
Line Stations – Demonstrate adequacy of Certifying Staff
category B1 & B2 at Line Station.
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GCAA MOE Supplement Manual
 For approval of all foreign based AMO – based on a
standard template.
 Formulating the requirements of the GCAA Supplement for US
Based organization.
(The differences between the GCAA & FAA requirements, eg:)
•Continuation Training
•Human Factor Training (Maintenance)
•Critical Inspection
•Assessment of Supplier/contractor
•Privileges of FAR 145 organization
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 Excluded in the definition of ACS are:

Tools & Equipment

Any type oil & greases
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Chemical, Fluids, solvent & cleaning agents.
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Services, eg. Machining, calibration, tailoring etc
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