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major repair[′mā·jər ri′per]
Repair work on items of material or equipment that need complete overhaul or substantial replacement of parts, or that require special tools.
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A repair that, if improperly done, might appreciably affect the weight, balance, structural strength, performance, power plant operation, flight characteristics, or other qualities affecting air-worthiness. A repair that cannot be done by elementary operations.
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