faa stc / dar / der / ia-a&p

All NASS installation and integration procedures are conducted in accordance with U.S. Federal Aviation Administration Standards AC43.13. All parts and components will be FAA approved. A structural analysis is completed for each aircraft modified for installation of the system components. All work performed by the installation team will be inspected and signed off by a U.S. Federal Aviation Administration Inspector Authorized Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic.

FAA Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs)

NASS has received and maintains numerous FAA Supplemental Type Certificates for multiple fixed and rotary wing aircraft. NASS is frequently contracted to develop the documents needed for new products and applications and to manage the entire STC approval process. North American Surveillance Systems’ highly qualified, in-house team of installation and integration experts is specially licensed and experienced in the execution of the FAA compliance process.

Designated Airworthiness Representative (DAR)

The Designated Airworthiness Representative, authorized for Manufacturing Inspections, performs conformity inspections for Type Certificate and Supplemental Type Certificate projects. The DAR also performs test set-up conformity inspections and provides export approvals for aircraft parts and complete logbook entries.

Designated Engineering Representative (DER)

The Designated Engineering Representative, a structural engineer, performs structural analysis of components and products, and issues FAA Form 8110.3 approvals. A16

Inspection Authorized Airframe & Powerplant Mechanics (IA-A&P)

North American Surveillance Systems’ in-house Inspection Authorized Airframe & Powerplant Mechanics are certified under 14 CFR Part 121. IA-A&P mechanics are authorized to approve and return to service an airframe, powerplant or propeller, and any related part or appliance, and may inspect and approve for return to service any aircraft after they have performed, supervised or inspected the maintenance or alteration.