FAA - FO 8130.21H
Procedures For Completion And Use Of The Authorized Release Certificate, FAA Form 8130-3, Airworthiness Approval Tag
|Publication Date:||1 August 2013|
Purpose of This Order.
This order describes the procedures for completion and use of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Authorized Release Certificate, FAA Form 8130-3, Airworthiness Approval Tag. The order describes the use of the form for the following purposes:
a. Domestic airworthiness approval, including conformity inspections, prepositioning of new products or articles pending approval, and splitting bulk shipments of previously produced products and articles;
b. Approval for return to service of products and articles; and
c. Export airworthiness approval of products and articles.
Note 1: For the purposes of this order, the term "product" refers only to aircraft engines and propellers.
Note 2: The use of the word "should" throughout this order refers to a recommended practice. The associated activity is not a requirement; therefore, a record of completion is not required.
Note 3: The samples of FAA Form 8130-3 in appendix A to this order are provided for reference only. To properly complete a form, the originator must follow the procedures within this order.