14 CFR 21.619 - Design changes.

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§ 21.619 Design changes.

(a)Minor changes by the manufacturer holding a TSO authorization. The manufacturer of an article under an authorization issued under this part may make minor design changes (any change other than a major change) without further approval by the FAA. In this case, the changed article keeps the original model number (part numbers may be used to identify minor changes) and the manufacturer must forward to the appropriate aircraft certification office, any revised data that are necessary for compliance with § 21.603(b).

(b)Major changes by the manufacturer holding a TSO authorization. Any design change by the manufacturer extensive enough to require a substantially complete investigation to determine compliance with a TSO is a major change. Before making a major change, the manufacturer must assign a new type or model designation to the article and apply for an authorization under § 21.603.

(c)Changes by persons other than the manufacturer. No design change by any person (other than the manufacturer who provided the statement of conformance for the article) is eligible for approval under this part unless the person seeking the approval is a manufacturer and applies under § 21.603(a) for a separate TSO authorization. Persons other than a manufacturer may obtain approval for design changes under part 43 or under the applicable airworthiness regulations of this chapter.

Title 14 published on 2015-11-17

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 14 CFR Part 21 after this date.

  • 2016-12-30; vol. 81 # 251 - Friday, December 30, 2016
    1. 81 FR 96572 - Revision of Airworthiness Standards for Normal, Utility, Acrobatic, and Commuter Category Airplanes
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Aviation Administration
      Final rule.
      Effective August 30, 2017.
      14 CFR Parts 21, 23, 35, 43, 91, 121, and 135
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  • 2016-12-30; vol. 81 # 251 - Friday, December 30, 2016
    1. 81 FR 96572 - Revision of Airworthiness Standards for Normal, Utility, Acrobatic, and Commuter Category Airplanes
      GPO FDSys: XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Aviation Administration
      Final rule.
      Effective August 30, 2017.
      14 CFR Parts 21, 23, 35, 43, 91, 121, and 135