Sec. 145.79 - Records and reports.
(a) Each certificated foreign repair
station shall maintain such records, and make such reports, with respect
to United States registered aircraft, as the Administrator finds
necessary, including those prescribed in paragraphs (b) and (c) of this
(b) Each certificated foreign repair
station shall keep a record of the maintenance and alteration it performs
on United States registered aircraft, in enough detail to show the make,
model, identification number, and serial number of the aircraft involved,
and a description of the work. In a case of major repairs or major
alterations, or both, it shall report on a form and in a manner prescribed
by the Administrator, giving the original copy to the aircraft owner and
sending a copy to the Administrator through the FAA office having
jurisdiction over the station. However, if a major repair or alteration is
made on a United States scheduled flag air carrier aircraft, the report
may be made in the log or other record provided by the carrier for that
purpose. Upon request, the station shall make all of its maintenance and
alteration records available to the Administrator.
(c) Each certificated foreign repair
station shall, within 72 hours after it discovers any serious defect in,
or other recurring unairworthy condition of, any aircraft, powerplant,
propeller, or any component of any of them, that it works on under this
part, report that defect or unairworthy condition to the Administrator.
(d) The holder of a foreign repair
station certificate that is also the holder of a Type Certificate
(including a Supplemental Type Certificate), a Parts Manufacturer Approval
(PMA), or a TSO authorization or that is the licensee of a Type
Certificate need not report a failure, malfunction, or defect under this
section if the failure, malfunction, or defect has been reported by it,
under §21.3 of this chapter or §37.17 of this chapter.
[Doc. No. 1157, 27 FR 6662, July 13, 1962, as
amended by Amdt. 145-9, 35 FR 3155, Feb. 19, 1970; Amdt. 145-13, 35 FR
18189, Nov. 28, 1970]