Sec. 145.75 - Personnel.
(a) Each applicant for a foreign repair
station certificate and rating, or for an additional rating, must provide
enough personnel who are able to perform, supervise, and inspect the work
for which he seeks a rating, with regard being given to its volume of
(b) The supervisors and inspectors of
each certificated foreign repair station must understand the regulations
in this chapter, FAA airworthiness directives, and the maintenance and
service instructions of the manufacturers of the articles to be worked on.
However, they do not need airman certificates issued under this chapter
and, along with the persons performing the work of the station, are not
considered to be airmen within the meaning of section 101(7) of the
Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (49 U.S.C. 1301) with respect to work
performed in connection with their employment by the foreign repair
(c) In cases where the persons engaged
in supervision or final inspection are not certificated under this chapter
or by the country in which the station is located, their qualifications
are determined by the Administrator, based on their ability to meet the
requirements of paragraph (a) of this section as shown by oral or
practical test or any other method the Administrator elects.
(d) No person may be responsible for the
supervision or final inspection of work on an aircraft of United States
registry at a foreign repair station unless he can read, write, and