(a) The application must be in writing, in English, and filed in duplicate with the Federal Aviation Administration, Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591.
(b) The application must identify the following basic information:
(1) Name and address of the applicant.
(2) Name, address, and telephone number of any person to whom inquiries and correspondence should be directed.
(3) Safety element (i.e., launch vehicle, reentry vehicle, safety system, process, service, or any identified component thereof; or personnel) for which the applicant seeks a safety approval.
(c) The application must contain the following technical information:
(1) A Statement of Conformance letter, describing the specific criteria the applicant used to show the adequacy of the safety element for which a safety approval is sought, and showing how the safety element complies with the specific criteria.
(2) The specific operating limits for which the safety approval is sought.
(3) The following as applicable:
(i) Information and analyses required under this chapter that may be applicable to demonstrating safe performance of the safety element for which the safety approval is sought.
(ii) Engineering design and analyses that show the adequacy of the proposed safety element for its intended use, such that the use in a licensed launch or reentry will not jeopardize public health or safety or the safety of property.
(iii) Relevant manufacturing processes.
(iv) Test and evaluation procedures.
(v) Test results.
(vi) Maintenance procedures.
(vii) Personnel qualifications and training procedures.
(d) The application must be in English, legibly signed, dated, and certified as true, complete, and accurate by one of the following:
(1) For a corporation, an officer or other individual authorized to act for the corporation in licensing or safety approval matters.
(2) For a partnership or a sole proprietorship, a general partner or proprietor, respectively.
(3) For a joint venture, association, or other entity, an officer or other individual duly authorized to act for the joint venture, association, or other entity in licensing matters.
(e) Failure to comply with any of the requirements set forth in this section is sufficient basis for denial of a safety approval application.
Title 14 published on 2015-01-01.
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