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Old 2nd Dec 2019, 13:05
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Fly Aiprt
 
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Originally Posted by tdracer View Post
Dave, we're probably debating minutia here, although I agree Fly is confusing type cert with the aircraft specific airworthiness certificate - what we always referred to as being 'ticketed'. An airworthiness certificate can not be issued if the aircraft is out of compliance with an existing AD (agreed, if the required compliance date is in the future, then the certificate can be granted based on a plan to comply by the compliance date).
Td and all,
Thanks for your responses. I'll agree we're discussing minutiae, and it doesn't change much to the situation.
Like - I suppose - some others I was under the impression that the type certificate was questioned, Cf Leeham talking about "recertifying the MAX", and this was the question in debate.

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