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Reminder ~ New A&P Certificates Required

 New A&P Certificates Required

 

IF YOU STILL HAVE A PAPER CERTIFICATE, READ THIS CAREFULLY!!

 

Following a new regulation that went into effect several years ago, certified A&P mechanics must upgrade to a new “credit card” –style plastic by MArch 31, 2013 or lose their A&P privileges.

ALL Certificated Airmen (including mechanics, ATC’s, dispatchers, etc) certified under 14CFR65 are required to change from the “paper” certification to “credit card” style by March 31, 2013.

This rule will not apply to temporary paper certificates issued under §65.13 , but all others must apply for a replacement at the FAA’s registry website.

How to Get the New Certificate

The best way to get new replacement certification is to follow the instructions at www.faa.gov/licenses_certificates

The replacement costs $2.00, unless you still have your SSN as your certification number.

FAA seeks to Restrict A&P Recognition – Deadline Extended

The FAA has issued a policy which is intended to clarify the definition of ”Actively Engaged” for purposes of issuing and renewing the A & P Inspector Authorization.

This FAA action proposes to clarify the term ”actively engaged” for the purposes of application for and renewal of an inspection authorization, as contained in Flight Standards Management System Order 8900.1.

For more information Click Here for the AEA’s Website or Here to see the docket.


UPDATE : DEADLINE EXTENDED ( January 17th ):
Legislative Alert - FAA to Adjust Definition of ''Actively Engaged'' for Inspection Authorization
Join the ongoing discussion in the PAMA Legislative Issues Forum to discuss what you think of the proposed regulations and what suggestions PAMA should make to lawmakers before the new rules take effect.
Click here to view the PAMA.org Forum Discussion.

 

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