Within the Aviation Design Management organization is a group of Federal
Aviation Administration designated specialists. This group consults with
interior/exterior design, systems design, quality control, planning, project
management, structural design, and equipment suppliers. From these
consultations and meetings, the details of the modifications or completion are
established. A certification program plan/statement of work is developed.
A meeting with the certification authorities is held where a detailed
modification and certification schedule is presented.
A certification team will function for the FAA and the customer to approve
data, qualify parts, prepare test plans, witness and approve tests and schedule
conformity inspections. The certification team will report to the program
management team or the customer as to certification schedule adherence.
The team will assist with critical design review and submit all approved
design data to the FAA. This group may consist of the following FAA DER