Chapter II - Reciprocal Acceptance of Findings of Compliance

Under the Agreement for the Promotion of Aviation Safety dated June 12, 2000 Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Canada
March 14, 2011

2.0 General

(a) The FAA and the TCCA agree, subject to the terms of this MIP, to accept each other’s inspections and monitoring for findings of compliance with their respective requirements as the basis for the acceptance of eligible repair stations/AMOs/AMEs and FAA-certificated mechanics.

(b) Maintenance and modifications performed on a civil aeronautical product under the regulatory control of the TCCA may be accomplished and that product returned to service by an FAA‑certificated repair station or FAA-certificated mechanic that is properly trained, qualified, and authorized to perform that work when the product is located in the United States.

(c) Maintenance and alterations performed on a civil aeronautical product under the regulatory control of the FAA may be accomplished and that product returned to service by an AMO or AME that has been certificated by the TCCA and is properly trained, qualified, and authorized to perform the work when the product is located in Canada.

2.1. Eligibility Requirements

(a) The FAA agrees that an AMO or AME that has been approved or rated for maintenance and modification work by the TCCA in accordance with CARs 571 and 573, and complies with the special conditions set forth in Chapter 3, paragraph 3.5, will be eligible to perform maintenance, preventive maintenance, and alteration work on aeronautical products under the regulatory authority of the FAA.

(b) The TCCA agrees that a repair station or FAA-certificated mechanic that is authorized and qualified to perform maintenance, preventive maintenance, and alteration work by the FAA, and complies with the special conditions set forth in chapter 3, paragraph 3.1, will be eligible to perform maintenance, preventive maintenance, and modification work on aeronautical products under the regulatory authority of the TCCA.

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