14 CFR 26.45 - Holders of type certificates

§ 26.45 Holders of type certificates—Alterations and repairs to alterations.
(a) Applicability. This section applies to transport category airplanes subject to § 26.43.
(b) Fatigue critical alteration structure. For existing and future alteration data developed by the holder of a type certificate, the holder must—
(1) Review alteration data and identify all alterations that affect fatigue critical baseline structure identified under § 26.43(b)(1);
(2) For each alteration identified under paragraph (b)(1) of this section, identify any fatigue critical alteration structure;
(3) Develop and submit to the FAA Oversight Office for review and approval a list of the structure identified under paragraph (b)(2) of this section; and
(4) Upon approval, make the list required in paragraph (b)(3) of this section available to persons required to comply with §§ 121.1109 and 129.109 of this chapter.
(c) DT Data. For existing and future alteration data developed by the holder of a type certificate that affect fatigue critical baseline structure identified under § 26.43(b)(1), unless previously accomplished, the holder must—
(1) Perform a DTE and develop the DTI for the alteration and fatigue critical baseline structure that is affected by the alteration;
(2) Submit the DT data developed in accordance with paragraphs (c)(1) of this section to the FAA Oversight Office or its properly authorized designees for review and approval; and
(3) Upon approval, make the DTI available to persons required to comply with §§ 121.1109 and 129.109 of this chapter.
(d) DT Data for Repairs Made to Alterations. For existing and future repair data developed by a holder of a type certificate, the type certificate holder must—
(1) Review the repair data, and identify each repair that affects any fatigue critical alteration structure identified under paragraph (b)(2) of this section;
(2) For each repair identified under paragraph (d)(1) of this section, unless previously accomplished, perform a DTE and develop DTI;
(3) Submit the DT data developed in accordance with paragraph (d)(2) of this section to the FAA Oversight Office or its properly authorized designees for review and approval; and
(4) Upon approval, make the DTI available to persons required to comply with §§ 121.1109 and 129.109 of this chapter.
(e) Compliance times. Holders of type certificates must submit the following to the FAA Oversight Office or its properly authorized designees for review and approval by the specified compliance time:
(1) The list of fatigue critical alteration structure identified under paragraph (b)(3) of this section must be submitted—
(i) No later than 360 days after January 11, 2008, for alteration data approved before January 11, 2008.
(ii) No later than 30 days after March 12, 2010 or before initial approval of the alteration data, whichever occurs later, for alteration data approved on or after January 11, 2008.
(2) For alteration data developed and approved before January 11, 2008, the DT data required by paragraph (c)(2) of this section must be submitted by June 30, 2009.
(3) For alteration data approved on or after January 11, 2008, DT data required by paragraph (c)(2) of this section must be submitted before initial approval of the alteration data.
(4) For repair data developed and approved before January 11, 2008, the DT data required by paragraph (d)(2) of this section must be submitted by June 30, 2009.
(5) For repair data developed and approved after January 11, 2008, the DT data required by paragraph (d)(2) of this section must be submitted within 12 months after initial approval of the repair data and before making the DT data available to persons required to comply with §§ 121.1109 and 129.109 of this chapter.
[Doc. No. FAA-2005-21693, 72 FR 70505, Dec. 12, 2007, as amended by Amdt. 26-4, 75 FR 11734, Mar. 12, 2010]

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