Lane Appointed Designated Airworthiness Representative By FAA

Daniel M. Lane, a longtime employee of Epps Aviation in Atlanta, Georgia, has been granted a Certificate of Designation from the Federal Aviation Administration as a Designated Airworthiness Representative (DAR).

With the DAR designation, Lane is approved to perform various important functions on behalf of the FAA such as the export of aircraft, aircraft engines, propellers, and components. Lane is also certified to issue recurrent standard airworthiness certificates as well as special flight (ferry) permits for the FAA.

Lane becomes one of only 15 Designated Airworthiness Representatives in Georgia and one of only a handful in the metro Atlanta area. Dan Lane currently serves as the Chief Inspector for Epps Aviation and the NDT Department Manager. Lane has been an employee at Epps Aviation since 1995.

Founded in 1965 by Pat Epps, Epps Aviation is an independent full-service FBO spanning 21 acres at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport in Atlanta, GA. Epps offers complete aviation services including 10 charter aircraft, maintenance, avionics, nondestructive testing, aircraft management, sales and service. As one of Atlanta’s largest FBOs, Epps employs more than 200 personnel and boasts eight hangars and multiple t-hangars for their nearly 100 based aircraft customers. Epps services approximately 2,000 additional independent aircraft a month. For further information on Epps Aviation visit