5. The most important certificate required to be in a U.S. registered aircraft is A: Registration certificate.
6. The three Parts of the FAR listed on a standard U.S. Airworthiness Certificate are C: Parts 43, 91, and 121.
7. Type Certificates are issued to A: Engines, aircraft, and propellers.
8. There are B: Two “kinds” of FAA Field Approvals.
9. A PMA part is A: FAA approved part for a specific make and model aircraft.
10. A TSO part is D: Generic approved part used on many makes and models of aircraft.
11. FAA “Acceptable” data is used for D: Routine maintenance.
12. FAA “Approved” data is used for C: Answers a and b, major repairs and major alterations.
13. “Rebuild” means C: Inspected, cleaned, and repaired to meet new limits.
14. “Overhaul” means A: inspected, cleaned, and repaired to meet service limits.
15. A manufacturer of a TC, PMA, TSO product can not (B) repair his own product.
16. C: The owner or operator is “primarily” responsible for the airworthiness of the aircraft.
17. An owner of an aircraft can destroy maintenance records for a major repair after C: One year.
18. Part 43.13 Performance rule requires all work accomplished with the necessary data, tools to be equal to or better than the original equipment/component. B: False.
19. Total time means A: number of hours measured from take-off to landing.
20. D: All of the above: Mechanic/repair station, pilot, or manufacturer can sign off maintenance in a U.S. registered aircraft’s logbook?
21. The “accountable manager” of a Part 145 repair station is C: Responsible for the repair station compliance with the regulations.
22. The definition of the word “article(s)” as used in Part 145 means A: An aircraft, engine, propeller, or component.
23. Regarding the Part 145 repair station “Manual,” “Quality Control Manual,” and “Training program” D: Only the repair station training program has to be FAA approved.
24. A Part 145 repair station Certificate is good for D: Answers A and B: In the U.S., the certificate is good until surrendered, suspended, or revoked. Outside the U.S., the certificate is good for one year and renewed for two years.
25. Hazmat training for repair stations located in the U.S. must meet: A: Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 172, sub-part H.
26. All maintenance performed by a Part 145 repair station must meet the standards identified in B: Part 43.
27. A Part 145 Limited Rating is for D: Particular makes and models of articles.
28. The facility for a repair station with an airframe Class 4 rating must be A: Large enough to enclose the biggest aircraft listed on its Operation Specifications.
29. Satellite repair stations can be in another country and have different ratings than the repair station that manages it. B: False.
30. Repair station roster of management, supervisory, and inspection personnel must be revised within how many days after a change in the roster takes place C: Five business days.
31. Must the repair station perform a self-evaluation on every article on the Capability List? B: Yes and keep the self-evaluation for each article until removed.
32. Repair station maintenance records must be kept for a period of B: Two years.
33. A repair station may contract with non-certificated repair facilities if that repair station D: All of the above: Has ensured the facility has a quality control system equal to its own; the repair station remains directly-in-charge of the work performed; and the repair station inspects the contract facility frequently for compliance.
34. FAA may inspect the repair station or any of its un-certificated contract facilities C: At any time.
35. What kind of enforcement action(s) can the FAA take against a repair station who did not comply with the Federal Aviation Regulations? D: Civil Penalty and/or Administrative Action.
36. FAA Civil enforcement against repair stations contains two enforcement procedures C: Revocation or suspension of the certificate.
37. The main purpose of a Safety Management System in a repair station is C: To reduce risk.
38. Studies have shown that the biggest obstacle to creating and maintaining a successful Safety Management System in a repair station is A: Lack of management buy-in.
39. The situation(s) where the most errors occur in a repair station is D: All of the above: Prolong overtime; Extreme heat or cold working conditions; or Shift turn-over.
40. A repair station can perform work at another location other than its permanent location only if D: Answers A and B: The FAA authorizes it; or the repair station manual has procedures in place to perform the work.
Editor’s Note: In the February issue Bill O’Brien began a discussion on the new regulations for the Part 145 manual requirements.
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