MODUK - DEF STAN 00-970: PT 1: SEC 4
Design and Airworthiness Requirements for Service Aircraft Part 1 Fixed Wing Section 4 – Design and Construction
|Publication Date:||31 October 2011|
a. This Part of the Defence Standard provides requirements and guidance for the design of aircraft to meet the airworthiness requirements for UK military operation. The requirements stated herein shall be applied by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and the contractor as agreed and defined in the contract.
b. This Part of the Defence Standard has been produced by the Joint Airworthiness Committee (JAC).The JAC is composed of representatives from the Military Aviation Authority (MAA), the MOD Service Departments, and the Aerospace, Defence and Security Industries (A|D|S), previously known as Society of British Aerospace Companies.
c. This Part of the Standard has been agreed by the authorities concerned with its use and is intended to be used whenever relevant in all future designs, contracts, orders etc. and whenever practicable by amendment to those already in existence. If any difficulty arises which prevents application of this Part of the Defence Standard, or if there are any suggestions or queries relating to its contents, these should be addressed to: MAA-Tech-Cert- ADS GroupMailbox@mod.uk
d. Please address any enquiries regarding this standard, whether in relation to an invitation to tender or to a contract in which it is incorporated, to the responsible technical or supervising authority named in the invitation to tender or contract.
e. Compliance with this Defence Standard shall not in itself relieve any person from any legal obligations imposed upon them. Project Leaders are to ensure that equipment procured from outside of the European Union (EU), meets or exceeds those legal requirements mandated within the EU (See MAA 01 Chapter 1 and the RA1000 Series).
f. This standard has been devised solely for the use of the MOD and its contractors in the execution of contracts for the MOD. To the extent permitted by law, the MOD hereby excludes all liability whatsoever and howsoever arising (including, but without limitation, liability resulting from negligence) for any loss or damage however caused when the standard is used for any other purpose.