Initial Approval of Repair Station Certificate
The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) is the Competent Authority for maintenance organisations that are involved in the maintenance of Thai registered aircraft and components intended for fitment thereto as established by TCAR 8 Part 145.A.1 General.
CAAT is therefore responsible for the final approval of these maintenance organisations and for establishing procedures detailing how TCAR 8 Part 145 applications and approvals are managed.
In this phase, an application should be submitted via CAAT-EMPIC with the same Request ID/Job ID.
After submission of required documents from Phase 1 and a pre-application meeting (if applicable), the applicant will receive a notification to submit additional documents as follows:
The certification team will thoroughly review the application, manuals and related documents to ensure the conformity with regulations and safe operational practices.
1. MOE (Applicable to AMO/FAMO)
CAAT will review the draft MOE (including associated lists and procedures as applicable) to ensure full compliance with TCAR 8 Part 145 and applicable requirements.
2. CAAT MOE Supplement (Applicable to FAMO)
CAAT will review the draft CAAT MOE Supplement together with the reference MOE (including associated lists and procedures as applicable) to ensure full compliance with TCAR 8 Part 145 and applicable requirements.
3. TPM (Applicable to AMO/FAMO)
CAAT will review the draft TPM to ensure full compliance with TCAR 8 Part 145 and applicable requirements.
4. Accountable Manager and Nominated Persons
CAAT will verify the compliance of the accountable manager and nominated persons with the applicable requirements detailed in CAAT-GM-AIR-505 Management Personnel.
If there are any non-compliances found, the applicant will be required to rectify these before proceeding to the next phase.
It is important to be noted that CAAT will initiate Phase 4 demonstration and inspection activities after receipt of an acceptable:
The inspection fee payment must be completed before the CAAT audit.
The audit will be conducted in accordance with TCAR 8 Part 145, the associated Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC) / GM and relevant procedures and manuals.
The following points will be addressed:
The accountable manager and all nominated persons will be met and interviewed.
Once the applicant meets TCAR Part 145 requirements, CAAT will issue a Repair Station Certificate and Operations Specification with the appropriate ratings.
1. Certification fee payment
CAAT will issue an invoice for the fee and payment must be completed prior to the certificate issuance.
If the payment is not completed within 30 days following the date of the invoice, CAAT will consider termination of the certification project.
2. Issuance of an approval
The approval will consist of the following and be formally communicated to the maintenance organisation:
Note: Acceptance of nominated persons will be through CAAT MOE approval or CAAT MOE Supplement acceptance.
Forms and Checklists for Repair Station
|1||CAAT Certificate of Release to Service of Aircraft||CAAT-AIR-RI-001||01 June 2020|
|2||Authorised Release Certificate (CAAT Form 1)||CAAT-AIR-RI-002||01 June 2020|
|3||Prospective Applicant's Pre-Assessment Statement of Intent (PAPSI)||CAAT-AIR-RI-101||17 March 2022|
|4||TCAR Part 145 Statement of Compliance Checklist||CAAT-AIR-RI-103||17 March 2022|
|5||CAAT Form 2 Application Form for TCAR 8 Part 145||CAAT-AIR-RI-201||01 June 2020|
|6||Application Form for the Replacement of Foreign Repair Station Certificate||CAAT-AIR-RI-202||01 June 2020|
|7||TCAR Part 145 Maintenance Organisation Exposition review – compliance review and approval checklist||AIR-RI-301||17 March 2022|
|8||Training Program ManualProgram Compliance Review and Approval Checklist||AIR-RI-302||26 August 2022|
|1||CAAT Certificate of Release to Service of Aircraft||AIR-RI-001||15 December 2018|
|2||Authorised Release Certificate – Airworthiness Approval Tag (CAAT Form 1)||AIR-RI-002||15 December 2018|
|3||Application Form for Repair Station Certificate||AIR-RI-201||15 December 2018|
|4||AIR Form Four||AIR-RI-206||15 December 2018|
|5||CAAT Part 145 Repair Station Manual Review – Compliance Review and Approval Checklist||AIR-RI-301||15 December 2018|
|6||Training Program Manual/Program – Compliance Review and Approval Checklist||AIR-RI-302||06 June 2019|
Inquiries relating to the CAAT Maintenance Organisation Approvals should be addressed to:
|For any queries on Technical (Repair Station Inspection Division)||Email at AIR-AMO@caat.or.th|
|For any queries on CAAT-EMPIC||
Email at EMPICSUPPORT@caat.or.th
Telephone at: +66-94-337-7770 during CAAT working hours
(08:30 – 16:30, Bangkok, Thailand time, GMT+7)
|For any queries on Payment & Fees||Email at PA@caat.or.th|
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