Role of DER-AR and Airworthiness Certification Process

This four hour short course will provide an overview of the airworthiness certification process and the role of the FAA Designated Engineering Representative (DER) and Authorized Representative (AR) with insight into the type design, minor/ major Changes, FAA conformity process, and test witnessing. It also provides familiarity with FAA forms.

What Will You Learn

By attending this seminar, you will be able to:
  • Identify the Airworthiness Certification Process
  • Explain Type Design
  • Describe Certification and Qualification plans
  • Describe FAA Conformity and Test witness
  • Explain the Role of FAA Engineering Designees (DER / AR)
  • Identify Minor and Major Change classification
  • Identify and explain FAA & EASA forms

Is This Course For You

This seminar is designed for Design and Systems Engineers, company DER(s) and DER candidates, Certification Engineers, Quality Engineers, Engineering Managers and Leads and other staff involved with requirements management.

Materials Provided

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Course Requirements

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Topics

  • Acronyms
  • FAA History and Mission
  • FAA Designated Engineers (DERs)
    • Why DERs?
    • FAA Designees
    • Players & Roles
    • What is DER?
    • DER Qualification Requirements
    • Types of DERs
    • DER Designations
    • What Does a DER do?
    • DER Responsibilities
    • DER Activities
    • DER Liabilities
  • Type Design Airworthiness Certification
    • (Video)
    • Certification Roadmap
    • Cert Roles
    • Typical Certification Cycle
    • Type Design
    • Certification Plan
    • Qualification Plan
  • FAA Conformity/ Conformity Process
  • DER Data Approval/ FAA Forms
    • “Request for conformity” / 8120-10
    • “Statement of conformity” / 8130-9/ Deviations
    • Conformity Record 8100-1
    • “Airworthiness Approval” Tag / 8130-3
    • “Statement of compliance with airworthiness standards” 8110-3 (DER)& 8100-9 (AR)
  • Major and Minor Changes