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KLX Secures Comprehensive Solution for Aftermarket Customers for MAG6’s Authorized Release Certificate Requirement

08 Dec. 2017

KLX Secures Solution for MAG6’s Authorized Release Certificate Requirement

As previously communicated, the FAA and EASA released Maintenance Annex Guidance, Change 6 ("MAG6") in 2016. Under MAG6, new parts must be traceable to a Production Approval Holder (“PAH”) and be in satisfactory condition for installation – this includes PMA and TSOA parts. Further, an FAA Form 8130-3 Authorized Release Certificate must accompany all new parts.

Certain qualified KLX employees have obtained Delegated Airworthiness Representative, Function Code 19 status (Issuance of Original Airworthiness Approvals – FAA Form 8130-3). This status affords KLX the ability to deliver parts that satisfy our aftermarket customers’ documentation requirements under MAG6. Namely, KLX now has the ability to issue FAA Form 8130-3s on all new parts received from U.S. PAHs.

In conjunction with KLX’s ability to issue FAA Form 8130-3s, KLX has developed electronic systems and processes to enable the efficient issuance of these FAA Form 8130-3s for eligible parts. As such, KLX has the ability to issue FAA Form 8130-3 on same-day and AOG orders for eligible parts.

KLX will continue to provide Manufacturer’s Certificates of Conformity to customers who require them in addition to the FAA Form 8130-3s.

As a reminder, as an FAA-accredited distributor, KLX is already required to receive Standard Parts with a Manufacturer's Certificate of Conformity. MAG6 exempts Standard Parts resulting in no changes in documentation requirements.

Should you have any questions, please contact your direct Sales Representative or Jason Lewis, Senior Director of Global Quality Assurance at +1.305.925.2600 or [email protected].

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