Any person who, for compensation or for hire, provides or offers to provide aircraft maintenance as defined in current federal aviation regulations found in Code of Federal Regulations, title 14, part 43, major or minor repair, or alteration to airframes or aircraft power plants or both, is deemed to be engaged in the business of aircraft servicing, maintaining, and repairing and must have a commercial operations license with an endorsement to certify the person's authority to engage in aircraft servicing, maintaining, and repairing.
To be eligible for an aircraft servicing, maintaining, and repairing endorsement, the applicant must meet the following minimum standards:
a building or available shop maintenance facility located on a licensed public or private airport, of adequate size and with sufficient space to work on the aircraft;
at least one mechanic certificated by the FAA for the type of servicing, maintaining, and repairing to be performed.
The minimum insurance coverage must be of the following types and amounts: premise hazard insurance of $100,000 per person and $500,000 per occurrence for bodily injury and property damage. In addition, products hazard and completed operations insurance must be carried.
Each person who provides aircraft servicing, maintaining, and repairing shall advise each customer in writing if the service provider does not have hangar-keepers insurance in force.
17 SR 1279; 30 SR 215; 31 SR 350
October 2, 2007