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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The Department of the Army memo even reports that they have 'issued over 300 separate Airworthiness Releases for DJI products in support of multiple organizations with a variety of mission sets.'
The CAAC certification allows Jet AirWerks to expand its market footprint and enhance its current certifications from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) by additionally providing airworthiness releases for turbine jet engine and airframe components destined for markets regulated by the People's Republic of China (PRC).