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Latest News and Updates

Corporate

DG MAA’s Annual Report
03/04/2014 - DG MAA Defence Air Safety Annual Report, for the period Jul 12 to Aug 13, has been published and is available for viewing.

Service Inquiry: incident involving Voyager ZZ333 on 9 Feb 2014
20/03/2014 - The Service Inquiry in to the incident involving Voyager ZZ333 is ongoing, the interim report has been published to inform the military chain of command, aviation industry and the public of the general about the circumstances of the incident involving Voyager ZZ333 on 09 Feb 14.

ASIMS has now been updated to Version 2.3
04/03/2014 - ASIMS has now been updated to Version 2.3 and is now available for access. To ensure full functionality, Users are requested to ensure that compatibility view is turned off for ASIMS. When viewing ASIMS select Page (in the top right of your internet explorer window) and if there is a tick next to Compatibility View then click the tick and it will turn off compatibility view. The ASIMS Team is keen to hear your feedback on the new release. Please forward any comments or issues through the usual ASIMS Feedback Channels.

ASIMS v2.3
28/02/2014 - ASIMS v2.3 is now scheduled for release on Tue 4 Mar 14. In preparation for this release, ASIMS will be unavailable from 0700 on 4 Mar 14 until completion of the change, expected to be later that day. All users are advised to refrain from accessing the system between 0700 and 1500 on 4 Mar 14 as the system will be on Maintenance Mode and any reports submitted are not likely to be recorded. A message will be promulgated on the MAA RSS feed when the system is available again. A link to the new ASIMS User Guide for v2.3 is available via the ASIMS Message of the Day.

Service Inquiry report into the accident involving Tucano ZF349 on 08 Jan 13
06/02/2014 - The Service Inquiry Report into the accident involving Tucano ZF349, at RAF Linton-on-Ouse on 08 Jan 13 has been published

Service Inquiry report into the accident involving Hawk XX177 on 08 Nov 11
06/02/2014 - The Service Inquiry Report into the Hawk XX177 ejector seat accident on 08 Nov 11 has been published

Bow Tie User Group and Workshop
05/02/14 - MAA confirm a Bow Tie User Group and Workshop will be held on the 27th February 2014 at JHC Andover from 1000hrs to 1500hrs. This will be an opportunity for current users, or those with an intent to employ bow tie, to share experience and best practice in an open forum. An agenda will be published shortly however please confirm your expression of interest to MAA-AP-Analysis-Airworthiness2@mod.uk Attendance will be limited to 30 people in total.

New RN
29/11/13 - MAA/RN/2013/02 (D Tech)- Review of Remotely Piloted Air Systems Regulatory Framework. This RN links to NPAs 13/19 - 13/22. Please note - actions are to be completed by 10 Jan 2014 - Click on link above to view RN.

MAA Issues First Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO) Approvals
17/06/13 - The first Military Part M Sub Part G Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO) approvals have been issued by the Military Aviation Authority (MAA). This represents a significant milestone in the way in which continuing airworthiness is managed across the Military Air Environment. Follow the link above for more.

Service Inquiry report into the accident involving Chinook ZA708 on 10 Aug 10
11/06/13 - Service Inquiry report into the accident involving Chinook ZA708 on 10 Aug 10 has been published.


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Regulation

RA3103
22/04/2014 - RA3103 has been uplifted to Issue 2 due to a typo and paragraph 13 has been removed. The combined 3000 series has been updated to reflect the change.

MAP-01 Eng Auth Back End - Issue 6
16/04/2014 - The MAP-01 Eng Auth Back End.mdb - part of the Engineering Authorizations Database - has been updated to reflect the up-issue of the MAP-01 to Issue 6. Please update to this version soonest to ensure your Authorizations reference list is up to date

NAA 14/02
14/04/2014 - Due to the up-issue of RA2335 (Flying Displays and Special Events) to Issue 4 (NAA14/18), it is necessary to remove the previous RA2335 Issue 3 from the combined file containing the 2000 Series re-write issued under RN14/01 & NAA14/02.

NAA 14/19
10/04/2014 - NAA 14/19 uplifts RA1350 to Issue 2, including name change. It is appreciated that the Regulated Community will need time for transition from Air Launched Weapon Release to Air Launched Weapon Release Certificate. The transition period commences on publication of Issue 2 and ends on 1 Apr 15. The 1000 Series combined document and ToC have been updated to reflect the change.

NAA 14/18
04/04/2014 - NAA 14/18 uplifts RA2335 Flying Displays and Special Events, to Issue 4. 2000 combined series has been updated to reflect the change.

NAA 14/17
03/04/2014 - NAA 14/17 uplifts RA1345 and changes its name to The Airborne Equipment Release Certificate. 1000 series ToC and combined series have been updated to reflect the change.

NAA 14/16
03/04/2014 - NAA 14/16 uplifts RA1121 Air Safety Arrangements for Military Registration of Civil-Owned Aircraft not operated in the Service Environment to Issue 5. the combined 1000 series has been updated to reflect the change.

NAA 14/15
31/03/2014 - NAA 14/15 uplifts MAA03 to Issue 3.

NAA 14/14
31/03/2014 - NAA 14/14 uplifts MAA02 to Issue 5.

NAA 14/13
31/03/2014 - NAA 14/13 uplifts MAA01 to Issue 3.

NAA 14/12
28/03/2014 - NAA 14/12 introduces the initial issue of the MRP Part 145 Supplement - Requirements Document and simple amendments to RA 4800 to Issue 5 and RA 4816 to Issue 4 in order to provide reference to this new document.

NAA 14/11
27/03/2014 - NAA 14/11 Uplifts MAP02 to Issue 6.

NAA 14/10
27/03/2014 - NAA 14/10 Uplifts MAP01 to Issue 6.

NAA 14/09
20/03/2014 - NAA 14/09 uplifts RA5721 - System Integrity Management to Issue 3. The combined 5000 Series has been uplifted to reflect the changes.

Removal of RA1025
17/03/2014 - RA1025 – Responsibilities for Aircraft Used by Contractors has been removed from the website and renumbered as RA1125 - Military Registered Aircraft Loaned to Contractors, some content has been subsumed into the MRCOA suite of RAs.

NAA 14/08
17/03/2014 - NAA 14/08 uplifts RA1420 - Service Inquiries (SI); Air Accident and Significant Occurrence Investigation to Issue 2. The combined 1000 Series and the 1000 Series ToC have been uplifted to reflect changes.

NAA 14/07
14/03/2014 - NAA 14/07 uplifts RA5724 - Life Extension Programme to Issue 3 and introduces RA5725 - Out of Service Date Extension Programme. The combined 5000 Series and the 5000 Series ToC have been uplifted to reflect the changes.

NAA 14/06
13/03/2014 - NAA 14/06 uplifts RA5722 - Propulsion Integrity Management to Issue 5. The combined 5000 Series has been updated to reflect changes.

RI/14/01 (D Tech)
27/02/2014 - RI/14/01 (D Tech) - MAA Authorization of Watchkeeper MOD Form 700 has been published.

NPA 14/03
17/02/2014 - NPA 14/03 relates to RA2335 - Flying Display and Special Events, has been published for consultation and closes for comments on 17/03/2014.


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Training

Human Factors Course Application form
23/04/2014 - A new Human Factors Course Application form has been published

Accountable Manager (Military Flying) (AM(MF)) Course
25/03/2014 - Accountable Manager (Military Flying) (AM(MF)) Course aim, details and application form has been published

DHASC Course date changes
24/03/2014 - Duty Holder Air Safety Course date changes to 12 - moved to 22-23 Sep 14, and 13 - moved to 3-4 Dec 14.

DAEMS Course Dates (2013DIN07-177)
19/12/2013 - DIN 2013DIN07-177 DAEMS Specialist Training has been published

New Training Dates
02/10/2013 - New training dates have been added for courses running at both Shrivenham and RAF Cranwell

Propulsion Integrity Handbook has been published
05/03/13 - The Propulsion Integrity Handbook for atendees of the PIC has been published

MAA course dates at Cranwell have been updated
15/04/13 - Cranwell course dates have been updated to include Human Factors training dates up to 2014.

MAA course dates at Shrivenham have been updated
25/01/13 - Shrivenham course dates have been updated to include MAA course training dates up to 2014.

MAA Launches New RSS Feed Service
24/01/13 - We are pleased to launch our new RSS Feeds service. RSS feeds enable users to subscribe to the latest information of interest to them, so that you have direct access to the latest news from your desktop, laptop, tablet, computer or mobile device.

MAA Training Courses
The MAA delivers air safety training courses for the whole of the Defence Aviation community. See the Training page for more information about the MAA courses.


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Certification

Application Form 030 for Military Type Certification (MTC)
12/03/14 - Application Form 030 for Military Type Certification (MTC) has been updated to version 1.1 - please ensure only the latest version is used. The Document can also be found under Related Documents on the Certification page.

Def Stan 00-970 up-issue
28/01/2014 - Issue 12 of Defence Standard 00-970 dated 10/01/2014 is now available on the DStan website.

Def Stan 00-970 NPAs
28/01/2014 - Def Stan 00-970 NPAs list has been updated.

Application Form 030 for Military Type Certification (MTC)
11/12/2013 - Application Form 030 for Military Type Certification (MTC) is now ready for use. The Document can also be found under Related Documents on the Certification page.

Def Stan 970 NPA 2013-003
Def Stan 00-970 NPA 2013/003 Amendment to Part 11 Section 1 Para 1.5, Section 3 Para 3.E515 and Annex A Lifing. Comments close on 30 Nov 2013

Def Stan 00-970 NPA 2012-003
Def Stan 00-970 NPA 2013/003 Amendment to Part 13 Section 1.6 Clause 1.6.11.5 and Part 7 Leaflet 102 Para 4. Comments close on 15 Nov 2013

Def Stan 00-970 NPA 2013/005
Def Stan 00-970 NPA 2013/005 Amendment to Part 13 Section 3 Clauses 3.16.41 & 3.16.43. Comments close on 11 Nov 2013.

Def Stan 00-970 NPA 2012/012
27/08/2013 - Def Stan 00-970 NPA 2012/012 Amendment to Part 13 Section 3 and Part 1 Section 2.18. Comments close on 04 Oct 2013

Def Stan 00-970 NPA 2013/004
27/08/2013 - Def Stan 00-970 NPA 2013/004 Amendment to Part 1 Section 4 Table 1 Specifications; at issue 1. Comments close on 27 Sep 2013.

Def Stan 00-970 Bi-Annual Update
10/07/2013 - The ongoing review of the Def Stan 00-970 has resulted in changes reflected in the bi-annual update. The Def Stan 00-970 Amendments page outlines the NPAs incorporated in the change, and further details can be found on the UK Defence Standardization Web Site: http://www.dstan.mod.uk


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Approvals

CFAOS
04/04/2014 - The CFAOS page, along with the associated documents, templates and forms are now available on the internet for users from the Approvals tab.

Boeing Defence UK - Gosport & RAF Oldham - Approval Ref - 145.1202 Updated
04/04/14 - Boeing Defence UK - Gosport & RAF Oldham - Approval Ref - 145.1202 - Certificate & Schedule has been Updated.

DAOS Approved Organizations
31/03/2014 - A new DAOS Approved Organizations document has been published.

MAA Form 2 - MRP145 Updated to Issue 3
12/03/14 - MAA Form 2 - MRP145 Updated to Issue 3 - Please ensure new version is used from this date, and any previous versions held are disposed of.

Serco UK & Europe (Defence) - RAF Northolt & RAf Brize Norton - Approval Ref - 145.1011 - Certificate & Schedule
19/12/2013 - Document Serco UK & Europe (Defence) - RAF Northolt & RAf Brize Norton - Approval Ref - 145.1011 - Certificate & Schedule has been added to Register of MRP Part 145 Approved Companies

Agusta Westland Limited Apache Depth Support Unit - Wattisham Airfield - Approval Ref - 145.0908 - Certificate & Schedule
19/12/2013 - Document Agusta Westland Limited Apache Depth Support Unit - Wattisham Airfield - Approval Ref - 145.0908 - Certificate & Schedule has been added to Register of MRP Part 145 Approved Companies

MAA Issues First Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO) Approvals
17/06/2013 - The first Military Part M Sub Part G Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO) approvals have been issued by the Military Aviation Authority (MAA). This represents a significant milestone in the way in which continuing airworthiness is managed across the Military Air Environment. Follow the link above for more.


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