PRODUCTION UNDER TYPE CERTIFICATE
Production under type certificate
21.06.1 The manufacturer of a product being manufactured under a type certificate only shall –
determine that each completed product conforms to the applicable type design and is in a condition for safe operation prior to submitting statements of conformity to the Commissioner;
unless otherwise authorised by the Commissioner, establish and maintain a production inspection system for products manufactured more than six months after the date on which the type certificate was issued, to ensure that such products conform to the type design and are in condition for safe operation; and
upon the establishment of the production inspection system referred to in paragraph (b), submit to the Commissioner a manual which describes such system as well as the procedures for making the determinations referred to in regulation 21.06.2(2).
Production inspection system
21.06.2 (1) For the purposes of regulation 21.06.1(c), the manufacturer shall establish a Materials Review Board and materials review procedures.
(2) The procedures for making determinations shall be as prescribed in Document SA-CATS-AR.
(3) The composition of the Materials Review Board and its powers and duties, shall be as prescribed in Document SA-CATS-AR.
Tests for aircraft
21.06.3 The manufacturer of an aircraft being manufactured under a type certificate only shall establish a production flight test procedure as prescribed in Document SA-CATS-AR, according to which the aircraft so manufactured, shall be flight tested.
Tests for aircraft engines
21.06.4 The manufacturer of an aircraft engine being manufactured under a type certificate only shall subject each engine other than a rocket engine for which such manufacturer shall establish a sampling technique, to a test run as prescribed in Document SA-CATS-AR.
Tests for propellers
21.06.5 The manufacturer of propellers being manufactured under a type certificate only shall give each variable pitch propeller a functional test to determine if the propeller operates properly throughout the normal range of operation.
Statement of conformity
21.06.6 (1) The manufacturer of a product being manufactured under a type certificate only shall –
upon the initial transfer of the ownership of the product manufactured under the type certificate; or
upon application for the original issuing of
in the case of an aircraft, a certificate of airworthiness; or
in the case of an aircraft engine or propeller, an airworthiness approval tag, submit to the Commissioner a statement of conformity.
(2) The statement of conformity shall –
for each product, a statement that the product conforms to its type certificate and is in a condition for safe operation;
for each aircraft, a statement that the aircraft has been tested in accordance with the provisions of regulation 21.06.3;
for each aircraft engine, a statement that the engine has been tested in accordance with the provisions of regulation 21.06.4; and
for each variable pitch propeller, a statement that the propeller has been tested in accordance with the provisions of regulation 21.06.5; and
be signed by the person authorised by the manufacturer to issue statements of conformity.
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