Sec. 65.95 - Inspection
authorization: Privileges and limitations.
(a) The holder of an inspection authorization may --
(1) Inspect and approve for return to service any aircraft or related
part or appliance (except any aircraft maintained in accordance with a
continuous airworthiness program under part 121 of this chapter) after a
major repair or major alteration to it in accordance with part 43 [New] of
this chapter, if the work was done in accordance with technical data
approved by the Administrator; and
(2) Perform an annual, or perform or supervise a progressive inspection
according to §§43.13 and 43.15 of this chapter.
(b) When he exercises the privileges of an inspection authorization the
holder shall keep it available for inspection by the aircraft owner, the
mechanic submitting the aircraft, repair, or alteration for approval (if
any), and shall present it upon the request of the Administrator or an
authorized representative of the National Transportation Safety Board, or
of any Federal, State, or local law enforcement officer.
(c) If the holder of an inspection authorization changes his fixed base
of operation, he may not exercise the privileges of the authorization
until he has notified the FAA Flight Standards District Office or
International Field Office for the area in which the new base is located,
in writing, of the change.
[Doc. No. 1179, 27 FR 7973, Aug. 10, 1962, as amended by Amdt.
65-2, 29 FR 5451, Apr. 23, 1964; Amdt. 65-4, 30 FR 3638, Mar. 14, 1965;
Amdt. 65-5, 31 FR 3337, Mar. 3, 1966; Amdt. 65-9, 31 FR 13524, Oct. 20,
1966; 32 FR 5769, Apr. 11, 1967; Amdt. 65-35, 54 FR 39292, Sept. 25, 1989;
Amdt. 65-41, 66 FR 21066, Apr. 27, 2001]