type certificate


Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.

type certificate

A certificate issued by the administrator of a regulatory agency (e.g., FAA, or Federal Aviation Administration) to a manufacturer meeting the airworthiness requirements of the applicable regulations in force for an aircraft, aeroengine, appliance, or propeller.
References in periodicals archive ?
This design evaluation was one of the first preconditions for issuing the present type certificate.
It says, in part, that if a person knows, or should know, that a replacement or modification article is likely to be installed on a type-certificated aircraft (maybe it's a Piper Arrow, as one of many plain-vanilla examples), the person may not produce that article unless it is produced under a type certificate or under an FAA production approval.
A type certificate is awarded by aviation regulating bodies to aerospace firms after it has been established that the particular design of aircraft, engines or propeller submitted has fulfilled the airworthiness requirements for the safe conduct of flights.
Boeing received an Amended Type Certificate for its core 767-2C aircraft configuration in December 2017.
It is the first time that an aircraft program with the level of complexity of the E2 has received a type certificate from three major worldwide certification authorities simultaneously.
"The FAA anticipates being able to issue the A350 type certificate during the latter part of October," the spokesman said.
Issuance of type certificate to MA60 questioned The Aviation Safety Committee of the European Commission (EC) has questioned the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal ( CAAN ) on issuing type certificate to the Chinese-made 58-seater MA60 aircraft.
The original airworthiness requirements for a type certificate specify that an aircraft in flight at a certain speed dampens out vertical displacement of the nose within a certain number of oscillations.
The Amended Type Certificate (ATC) from the FAA along with the Production Certificate for 747-8 Intercontinental were received on 14 December 2011.
Provider of satellite navigation services Garmin International Inc, a unit of Garmin Ltd (NASDAQ:GRMN), on Monday announced that it has received the European Aviation Safety Agency's (EASA) validation of the US Supplemental Type Certificate (STC).
Cougar now owns the FAA Type certificate, production fixtures, and technology needed to build this aircraft, which is aimed at both the training market, and as a platform for the next generation of personal airborne mobility.
The Civil Aviation Administration of China issued the Validated Type Certificate (VTC) for CFM Internationals LEAP-1A engine on March 30, 2018, a critical milestone that paves the way for the Airbus A320neo validated type certification and enabling aircraft operations in China.