Supplemental Type Certificate


Are ICAs Required for Airworthiness?

Are ICA's Required for Airworthiness? The simple answer is… not always, as it depends on the aircraft and type of installation.  A more relevant question is the inspection and maintenance of the equipment installed covered in the manufacturer's maintenance manual (AMM). A manufacturer's maintenance manual (AMM) was all an aircraft owner needed until recent times.…

Understanding An ICA

Understanding An ICA Understanding Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICA) Requirements for an aircraft is important as ICAs provide a standardized approach for aircraft, engine and propeller maintenance data, thus replacing such data from the OEMs and other Type Certificate (TC) holders. Under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) - see FAA Order…