Many resources exist to help you answer questions like the ones above. Check out the additional resources for a list of the key documents.
Top Five LSA Maintenance Reminders
- Always check the manufacturer’s operating limitations.
- Read the maintenance manual to determine if you are allowed to do the work.
- “Airworthy” does not belong here — use “in condition for safe operation.”
- No Form 337 required for SLSA, unless it is an FAA-approved component.
- Task-specific training could apply to aircraft components.
AC 65-32 — Certification of Repairman (Light-Sport Aircraft)
http://rgl.faa.gov, click Advisory Circular and search AC 65-32
LSA Repairman certificate: eligibility, privileges, and limits 14 CFR section 65.107
LSA Statement of Compliance Form
Order 8130.2F — Airworthiness Certification of Aircraft and Related Products
http://rgl.faa.gov, click Orders, then search for Order 8130.2F
Bailey is manager of Flight Standards Service’s Repair Station Branch.
Hoffmann and Glick contributed to this article. Hoffmann is a private pilot and holds an A&P certificate. Glick is an aviation safety inspector (airworthiness) with the Flight Standards Service’s General Aviation and Avionics Branch and is the point-of-contact for light-sport maintenance.
Lynchburg, VA, Dec. 8, 2009 — Virginia Aviation, provider of E-LSA inspection courses is now approved by the FAA to conduct LSA repairman’s course (LSRM) on weight shift control aircraft...
On July 16, 2004, FAA Administrator Marion C. Blakey signed the long-awaited light-sport aircraft rule.