Saudi Arabian Parts Manufacturer Approval (SAPMA)

Description

This service allows the beneficiaries to apply for a Saudi Arabian Parts Manufacturer Approval (SAPMA) under the provisions of GACAR Part 21 Subpart G to produce replacement and modification for use on Saudi Arabian-registered aircraft. (GACAR § 21.203).

Audience
EASA STC Holders\Applicants.
Pre-Requisites
Familiarity with the FAA PMA certification process.
Procedure
Interim Measures; as indicated in GACA eBook Vol. 6 Ch. 4 Sec. 1, the SAPMA procedural requirements are based on similar requirements used by FAA (Ref. 14 CFR Part 21, Subpart K) and the following FAA references will be used:
1. FAA Advisory Circular 21.303-4 (as amended), Application For Parts Manufacturer Approval Via Tests And Computations Or Identicality.
2. FAA Order 8110.119 (as amended), Streamlined Process for Parts Manufacturer Approval
3. FAA Order 8110.42D (as amended), Parts Manufacturer Approval Procedures.
Required Forms
Required Documents
1.Letter of application addressed to Airworthiness Manager.
2.Part Specific Certification Plan (PartSCP)
3.Draft SAPMA supplement
4.A separate statement of compliance upon completion of regulatory showings.
5.Quality Manual (if a new PMA applicant, or changes/revisions when applicable).
6.List of proposed designees and GACA concurrences.
7.Proof of fee payment.
Delivery Time
120 business days
Terms and Conditions
1. Applicant must be a Saudi Arabian aerospace industry. 2. For use on Saudi Arabian-registered aircraft only.
Additional Help
1. Provide the name and address of the manufacturing facility for the article;
2. Identify the replacement article and its original counterpart from a type certificate (TC, STC or Amended Type certificate (ATC));
3. Identify the makes, models/series of aircraft, engines or propellers eligible for the proposed article or refer to the eligibility listing in an enclosed draft supplement;
4. State the method of showing compliance with airworthiness requirements (i.e., test reports and computations using either general analysis, or comparative analysis, or a combination of both methods; or identicality without a license agreement);
5. Stipulate use of a quality system that meets the requirements of GACAR 21.207. If using a previously approved quality system, cite the associated quality manual, its latest revision, and date. See AC 21-43, Production under 14 CFR Part 21, Subparts F, G, K, and O, for further guidance.

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