Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 1Date: 2021-01-01Original Date: 2021-01-01Title: Section § 21.319 - Design changes.Context: Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space. CHAPTER I - FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. SUBCHAPTER C - AIRCRAFT. PART 21 - CERTIFICATION PROCEDURES FOR PRODUCTS AND ARTICLES. Subpart K - Parts Manufacturer Approvals.
§ 21.319 Design changes. (a) Classification of design changes. (1) A “minor change” to the design of an article produced under a PMA is one that has no appreciable effect on the approval basis. (2) A “major change” to the design of an article produced under a PMA is any change that is not minor. (b) Approval of design changes. (1) Minor changes to the basic design of a PMA may be approved using a method acceptable to the FAA. (2) The PMA holder must obtain FAA approval of any major change before including it in the design of an article produced under a PMA.