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Title 14Chapter ISubchapter CPart 39

TITLE 14—Aeronautics and Space




Purpose of this regulation.
Definition of airworthiness directives.
When does FAA issue airworthiness directives?
What is the legal effect of failing to comply with an airworthiness directive?
What if I operate an aircraft or use a product that does not meet the requirements of an airworthiness directive?
What actions do airworthiness directives require?
Are airworthiness directives part of the Code of Federal Regulations?
Does an airworthiness directive apply if the product has been changed?
What must I do if a change in a product affects my ability to accomplish the actions required in an airworthiness directive?
May I address the unsafe condition in a way other than that set out in the airworthiness directive?
Where can I get information about FAA-approved alternative methods of compliance?
May I fly my aircraft to a repair facility to do the work required by an airworthiness directive?
How do I get a special flight permit?
What do I do if the airworthiness directive conflicts with the service document on which it is based?

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