airworthiness release


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issuing a maintenance release

To certify that the inspection and maintenance work has been completed satisfactorily in accordance with methods prescribed in the maintenance manual by signing the maintenance release document. Also called airworthiness release.
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This testing provides key data supporting airworthiness release on other Black Hawk helicopters.
ALL THESE AIRWORTHINESS RELEASES HAVE TURNED IN INTO AN OVERSTUFFED DOORSTOP!
QinetiQ North America will provide AED's Apache Division with specific onsite support services, ranging from reviews of airworthiness documents, such as Airworthiness Releases (AWRs) and Safety of Flight (SOF) Messages, to reviews of Apache system safety issues and risk management assessments.