Aircraft Maintenance & Manufacturing Staff Instructions

Airworthiness Staff Instructions

“The documents and information contained herein may be outdated or expired but are nonetheless in force until a cancellation notice is issued. Further, a number of documents contain outdated references to the headquarters and regional contact points within the Civil Aviation structure. These references will be updated when either the document is revised for their substantive content or replaced entirely with a new document. Revisions of any document will normally bear the same number with a revised edition or revision number and date.

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Note: unformatted ASIs still in effect relating to maintenance and manufacturing topics are listed here until their cancellation.

ASI #42 - Rev.1 - Issued: 96-02-01
Airworthiness Inspection Representatives

Maintenance and Manufacturing Staff Instructions

Maintenance and Manufacturing Staff Instructions Word
MSI #1
Current Aircraft Maintenance & Manufacturing Staff Instructions
Cancelled
MSI #2
Introduction of Aircraft Maintenance & Manufacturing Staff Instructions (MSIs)
Cancelled
MSI #3 - Rev.1 - Issued: 96-11-21
En-route Inspections
69 KB
(19 seconds)
MSI #4 - Rev.2 - Issued: 2001-12-17
ACAs Based on Foreign AME Licences
Cancelled
MSI #5 - Rev.0 - Issued: 97-05-20
Air Operator Mergers
36 KB
(10 seconds)
MSI #6 - Rev.1 - Issued: 99-01-18
Ramp Surveillance
56.5 KB
(16 seconds)
MSI #7 - Rev. 3 - Issued: 2006-08-30
Procedural Guidelines for the Application of the National Hiring Standard
93 KB
(26 seconds)
MSI #8 - Rev.0 - Issued: 97-05-20
AMO Suspensions - Release of Information to the Public
28 KB
(7 seconds)
MSI #10 - Rev.4 - Issued: 2003-11-12
Procedures for the Acceptance of JAR 145 Organizations
Cancelled
MSI #12 - Rev.0 - Issued: 98-05-25
Regulatory Services Outside of Canada
33 KB
(9 seconds)
MSI #13 - Rev.0 - Issued: 97-05-20
Multiple Choice Exam Questions
Cancelled
MSI #14 - Rev.1 - Issued: 2004-26-08
Flight Authority
158 KB
(44 seconds)
MSI #16 - Rev.2 - Issued: 2003-02-28
MCM for Small Operators
59 KB
(16 seconds)
MSI #17 - Rev.5 - Issued: 2002-03-28
National Planning Standards for Airworthiness Audits
64 KB
(18 seconds)
MSI #18 - Rev.6 - Issued: 2005-03-15
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Licensing Procedures
312 KB
(1 minute 28 seconds)
MSI #19 - Rev.1 - Issued: 2002-04-26
CL 215 / 415 Flight Authority
Cancelled
MSI #20 - Rev.3 - Issued: 2003-05-09
Minister's Delegate - Maintenance (MD-M) Procedural Guidelines
48.5 KB
(14 seconds)
MSI #21 - Rev.0 - Issued: 98-04-01
Notice of Proposed Amendment (NPA) Process
49 KB
(13 seconds)
MSI #22
Maintenance &Manufacturing Career Development Board (MCDB)
Cancelled
MSI #23 - Rev.1 - Issued: 06-05-09
Maintenance Review Board Procedures, and Manufacturers Recommendations (Reference: TP 13850 – Scheduled Maintenance Instruction Development Processes and TP 14331 Enhanced Zonal Analysis Procedures)
48 KB
(13 seconds)
MSI #24 - Rev.3 - Issued: 2005-12-05
Ministerial Delegation of Authority
188 KB
(53 seconds)
MSI #25 - Rev.1 - Issued: 2000-12-18
On-the-Job Training Program
109 KB
(31 seconds)
MSI #26 - Rev.1 - Issued: 2004-02-24
Issuance of a Certificate of Airworthiness on the Import of Type Certified Aircraft
380 KB
(1 min 48 seconds)
MSI #28 - Rev.0 - Issued: 2006-08-15
Continued Acceptance of Quality Assurance Programs

The instructions contained in the subject SI are now included in the Documentation Framework SI SUR-001.
MSI No. 28 is therefore cancelled.
MSI #29 - Rev.7 - Issued: 2005-11-15
Aircraft Maintenance &Manufacturing Branch Program Priorities 2005-2007
Cancelled
MSI #30 - Rev.0 - Issued: 99-07-15
Procedural Guidelines for Oversight Activitiesat Air Canada and Canadian AIrlines
31 KB
(8 seconds)
MSI #32 - Rev.1 - Issued: 04-04-15
Civil Aviation Safety Inspectors Technical Inspection Group (TI) Related Fee Reimbursement
41.5 KB
(11 seconds)
MSI #33 - Rev.0 - Issued: 99-01-18
Evaluation - Person Responsible for Maintenance
30.5 KB
(8 seconds)
MSI #36 - Rev.1 - Issued: 2000-01-28
Bell 204 and 205 Suspected as Being Military Helicopters
28.5 KB
(8 seconds)
MSI #38 - Rev.0 - Issued: 2000-03-21
Export of Complete Aircraft
79 KB
(22 seconds)
MSI #39 - Rev. 0 - Issued: 2002-05-27
Use of Minister's Delegation of Authority Stamps
28.5 KB
(8 seconds)
MSI #40 - Rev.1 - Issued: 2003-06-02
Maintenance and Manufacturing Query System Procedures

The instructions contained in the subject SI are now included in SI No. GEN-009, dated 2007-07-07. MSI No. 40 is therefore cancelled.
MSI #41 - Rev.1 - Issued: 2004-05-05
Manufacturer Certificate Holder’s Control of Suppliers
35 KB
(9 seconds)
MSI #42 - Rev.2 - Issued: 2004-06-30
Maintenance Schedule Amendment Instructions for the Inspection of Thermal/Acoustic Insulation
44.5 KB
(12 seconds)
MSI #43 - Rev.2 - Issued: 2004-06-11
Minister's Delegate - Recreational Aviation (MD-RA) -- Issuance of Delegation of Authority
93.5 KB
(26 seconds)
MSI #44 - Rev.0 - Issued: 2001-07-23
Procedural Guidelines for Oversight Activities at Bell Helicopter Textron Canada, Bombardier Aerospace, and Pratt &Whitney Canada
25.5 KB
(7 seconds)
MSI #45 - Rev.0 - Issued: 2001-07-20
Ferry Fuel System - Field Acceptance Criteria
Cancelled
MSI #46 - Rev.0 - Issued: 2004-07-31
Suspension or Cancellation of Flight Authorities
84.5 KB
(24 second)
MSI #47 - Rev.0 - Issued: 2002-06-28
Procedures for Communication Regarding Approved Maintenance Organizations Accepted by the Joint Aviation Authority
Cancelled
MSI #48 - Rev.3 - Issued: 2006-11-27
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer System (AMES)
54 KB
(15 seconds)
MSI #50 - Rev.1 - Issued: 2004-07-22
Instruction for Follow-Up activity regarding Suspected Unapproved Part Report
300 KB
(1 min 25 sec)
MSI #51 - Rev. 1 - Issued: 2005-12-01
Instruction for the Initial Certification of Safety Management Systems

The instructions contained in the subject SI are now included in SI 107-001, SI 107-002 and AC 107-001.
MSI No. 51 is therefore cancelled. (effective October 12, 2007)
MSI #52- Rev. 1 - Issued: 2006-03-31
Issuance of Special Certificates of Airworthiness - Limited
Cancelled
MSI #53- Rev. 2 - Issued: 2006-01-06
Review of Supplemental Instructions for Continued Airworthiness
343 KB
(1 min 37 sec)
MSI #55- Rev. 0 - Issued: 2003-07-28
Maintenance of US Air Carrier aircraft
39 KB
(11 seconds)
MSI #56- Rev. 0 - Issued: 2003-02-24
Transfer of Private Operator Passenger Transportation to CBAA
42 KB
(11 seconds)
MSI #57- Rev. 3 - Issued: 2006-01-31
Implementation of Amendments to the Canadian Aviation Regulations CAR's
108 KB
(30 seconds)
MSI #59- Rev. 0 - Issued: 2003-07-14
Minister's delegate refusal to issue or amend Civil aviation documents
59.5 KB
(16 seconds)
MSI #62- Rev. 1 - Issued:2006-09-25
Restricted Certifying Authority (RCA)
44 KB
(12 seconds)
MSI #64- Rev. 0 - Issued: 2004-02-24
Minister's Delegate - Recreational Aviation (MD-RA) Procedural Guidelines for the Peer Review of Technical Inspection Documents and Forms
41 KB
(11 seconds)
MSI #65- Rev. 0 - Issued: 2004-05-07
Aircraft Seat Back Break-Over
45 KB
(12 seconds)
MSI #66- Rev. 0 - Issued: 2004-05-05
Authorization for Deviation from Scheduled Maintenance Requirements
51 KB
(14 seconds)
MSI #67- Rev. 0 - Issued: 2005-11-15
Delegation of Authority &On-the-job Training, Civil Aviation Technical and/or Administrative Support Personnel (Schedule G-6)
133 KB
(37 seconds)
MSI #69- Rev. 0 - Issued: 2006-01-30
Minister’s Delegate Production – MD-P
344 KB
(97 seconds)
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