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I know this is a little off topic b

I know this is a little off topic b

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I know this is a little off topic but I'm hoping someone on this site can point me in the right direction. We are a small aerospace company with government contracts to install our products on military aircraft. We may be doing the same for some other aircraft and I was wondering what the requirements for working civil vs military AC are. All of out technicians have A & P's but is that a requirement? Are the FAA and military much different in their requirements for working on AC? Please let me know what you think when you have some time. Thank you.

RE: I know this is a little off topic b

mechanics, techs, inspection should be similar ... see how the contract is written (I'd expect that it says something about the qualifications needed), if not ask the contracting authority.

another day in paradise, or is paradise one day closer ?

RE: I know this is a little off topic b

Is this work being done to/on a 'true' military acft [IE: F-15, C-130, HH-60, etc]... or a commercial derivative MIL acft [IE: FAA certificated with military mission equipment]?

In either case, following may be appropriate for starting Your work/review data gathering...

MIL-HDBK-516 AIRWORTHINESS CERTIFICATION CRITERIA [military only]

FAA AC20-169 Guidance for Certification of Military and Special Mission Modifications and Equipment for Commercial Derivative Aircraft (CDA) [[commercial derivative, only]

Regards, Wil Taylor

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