FAA - FO 8100.17
Field Approval Delegation Handbook
|Publication Date:||31 August 2011|
Purpose of this Order. This order provides policy and guidance for the selection, appointment, orientation, training, oversight, renewal, and termination of Designated Airworthiness Representatives (DAR) authorized to approve data in support of major repairs or alterations.
a. Function Code 51 Establishment. This order establishes Function Code 51, adding the authority for a DAR to approve data in support of a major repair or alteration.
b. Additional Policy and Guidance. This order only contains the added guidance for DARs authorized to issue data approvals in support of a major repair or alteration, and all Flight Standards personnel responsible for managing those DARs must adhere to the guidance contained in this order. The current editions of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Order 8100.8, Designee Management Handbook, and FAA Order 8900.1, Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS), Volumes 4, 8, and 13, must be used to obtain policy and guidance that is not specifically defined in this order. For example, the following topics are not discussed in this order, and the guidance in Order 8100.8 or Order 8900.1 must be followed as appropriate:
• FAA employee applications,
• Expanded authority,
• Reinstatement and transfer requests,
• National Examiner Board (NEB) process,
• Applicant notification,
• Appeal process,
• Application procedures,
• Geographical restrictions, and
• Renewal and termination.