HELI-EXPO 2013 Professional Education Courses

Regulations Impacting the Sale, Purchase, Inspection, and Installation of Aircraft Parts

March 4, 2013 | | 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, Level 2
Maintenance Skills Track


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This four-hour course will provide a business overview of the aviation safety regulations governing the sale, purchase, receiving, inspection, and stocking of civil aviation articles and the day-to-day considerations for helicopter professionals relating to the design, production, or maintenance of aircraft parts. It will address the Federal Aviation Regulations and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) guidance relating to 14 CFR parts 1, 3, 21, 43, 65, and 145.

Among the topics addressed are Part 3 requirements impacting the sale of aircraft parts; Part 21 and 43 owner/operator responsibilities relating to the purchase of aircraft parts; receiving, inspecting, inspecting to stock, stock, and removal from stock; Part 145 regulations impacting the receiving, inspection, and stocking of aircraft parts; and more.

At the conclusion of the course, attendees will understand the essential FAA regulatory requirements pertinent to their work, whether they are the maintainers of aircraft parts for their organization or have a role in the design, production, sales, or purchasing processes.

Marshall Filler is a managing member of Obadal, Filler, MacLeod & Klein, PLC, where he represents aviation industry clients in matters pending before the agencies of the federal government, Congress, and the courts. Filler performs extensive consulting work for clients in the safety regulatory area, advising air carriers, repair stations, manufacturers, distributors, and individuals on a variety of issues pertaining to certification, maintenance, and flight operations, including how to prepare for and respond to inspections conducted by the FAA’s Flight Standards and Aircraft Certification Services. Filler also serves as the managing director and general counsel of the Aeronautical Repair Station Association.

Sarah MacLeod is responsible for the management of Obadal, Filler, MacLeod & Klein, PLC, where she represents foreign and domestic air carriers, aircraft maintenance and alteration facilities, distributors, and other individuals and companies before federal administrative bodies. MacLeod was instrumental in the formation of the Aeronautical Repair Station Association, where she serves as executive director. In addition, she is the assistant chair for air carrier and general aviation maintenance of the FAA’s Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee, a post she has held since 1996.

Who Should Attend
Personnel involved in the design, production, or maintenance of civil aviation articles; sales and purchasing agents and representatives; executives, managers, and supervisors; inspectors and auditors; aviation maintenance technicians; and support staff will all benefit from the material covered in this course.

Course Prerequisites

Professional Development Credit
Inspection Authorization Renewal (4 hrs.)