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NEPALESE CIVIL AIRWORTHINESS REQUIREMENTS

SECTION E
MANUALS AND RECORDS
CHAPTER E.3 ISSUE 1
OCTOBER 1982

MANUFACTURERS' MANUALS AND TECHNICAL DATA


1. GENERAL

1.1 This chapter specifies the manufacturers' manuals and other technical data that
shall be held by each operator of Nepalese aircraft and by any maintenance
organization performing maintenance on Nepalese aircraft or aircraft components.

1.2 Chapters B.1 and B.2 of these Requirements prescribe the manufacturers' manuals
and technical data that must be submitted to the Director General by applicants
for a Type Certificate and/or a Certificate of Airworthiness for an imported
aircraft.

2. MANUALS AND DATA TO BE HELD BY AN AIRCRAFT OPERATOR

2.1 No owner or operator shall fly or maintain an aircraft unless he is holding copies
of:
a) the updated manufacturers' maintenance manuals covering the minor
maintenance of the aircraft type, including its engines and other components.
b) one Flight Manual for each aircraft in his fleet, plus a minimum of one
additional copy for each aircraft type. An approved Flight Manual, fully
amended up-to-date, must be on board every time an aircraft flies.
c) all Service Bulletins or equivalent documents issued by the manufacturer of
the aircraft and its aircraft components which are relevant to the aircraft or its
components.
d) all relevant Airworthiness Directives issued by the States in which the aircraft
or aircraft components are manufactured or by the Director General.
e) Nepalese Civil Airworthiness Requirements and Flight Standards Notices
issued by the Director General
Note: Copies must be issued to each licensed supervisor and inspector and must be
available in each technical section and each workshop.
f) the manufacturers' Illustrated Parts Catalogues for the aircraft and aircraft
components.
g) an approved Maintenance Schedule, as prescribed in Chapter C.4, for the
aircraft type.
h) if the aircraft is operated on air transport services, an approved Operators
Maintenance Procedure Manual as prescribed in Chapter E.2.
3. MANUALS AND DATA TO BE HELD BY AN MAINTENANCE
ORGANIZATION

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3.1 No maintenance organization shall perform maintenance on an aircraft or aircraft
component unless it is holding:

a) the updated manufacturers' maintenance manuals, including overhaul and


repair manuals, appropriate to the maintenance to be performed,
b) items (c), (d), (e), (f) and (g) of paragraph 2.1.
c) Instructional data relating to the performance of particular maintenance tasks,
e.g. non-destructive testing, compass swinging, weighing aircraft, engine
testing, etc.
Note: It is recommended that each maintenance organization holds copies of:
i) Civil Aircraft Inspection Procedures, Parts I and II, published by the Civil
Aviation Authority of the United Kingdom.
ii) Aircraft Inspection and Repair, AC 43.13-1A, published by the Federal Aviation
Administration of the U.S.A.

3.2 If the maintenance organization forms part of an aircraft operator's organization, it


shall be covered by the Operator's Maintenance Procedure Manual specified in
paragraph 2.1 (h): if it is separate, its organization and procedures shall be
detailed in an Engineering Procedures Manual.

4. DISTRIBUTION AND RECENCY OF MANUALS AND DATA

4.1 An aircraft operator or approved maintenance organization shall ensure that


sufficient copies of each manual or other technical data are provided for all
technical staff to have ready access to a copy when needed for the performance of
maintenance.

4.2 All manufacturer's manuals and other technical data shall be maintained fully up-
to-date; all amendments must be received, evaluated and be incorporated
promptly.

4.3 All manufacturers' manuals and other technical data shall be subject to inspection
on request by an authorized person.

Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal.

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