FAA Clarification of Overhaul Requirements Under Part 91

Notice N 8900.410

Purpose of This Notice. This notice clarifies the differences between overhaul processes and the inspections that make up required inspection programs under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 91.

Background. There have been several recent issues surrounding the interpretation of whether compliance with the manufacturer’s recommended time between overhaul (TBO) intervals are required under part 91.

The Notice is avialble here in PDF:  http://fsims.faa.gov/wdocs/notices/n8900_410.pdf




J. Reed emailed me saying "Just sign it off as an inspection IAW FAR 43 appendix D and you don’t get out of your depth conforming to the maintenance manual requirements with Part 91."