|Directions to Issue
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application procedures will be incorporated into the Integrated
Airman Certification and/or
Rating Application (IACRA) electronic application system on or
before July 2005.
Receive the Application. To apply for a repairman
(light-sport aircraft) certificate with either an inspection or
maintenance rating, the applicant must provide the following
documentation to any FSDO:
Photo identification, such as a valid U.S.-issued
driver’s license, passport, or other positive documentation that
will show that the applicant meets the minimum age and citizenship
A completed Form
The applicant should put a check in the repairman
block at the top of the form and specify the rating requested (e.g.,
light-sport inspection or light-sport maintenance) on the line under
the repairman block.
For inspection ratings, the applicant must provide in
Block III, Record of Experience, under Type of Work Performed, the
registration number, serial number, and class of ELSA owned by the
applicant. An applicant who owns multiple ELSA (in the same or
different classes) may apply for adding additional aircraft. When
adding additional aircraft, the applicant will check the “added
rating” box on a new application form and the additional aircraft
will be listed in Block III. All aircraft owned by the certificate
holder may be listed on one repairman certificate.
For maintenance ratings, the applicant must provide in
Block III the class(es) of SLSA to be maintained.
Without any assistance, the applicant must read and
sign the applicant’s certification on the front of the form in the
proper location in the presence of an FAA Airworthiness ASI or
designated representative. If there is doubt that the applicant can
read, write, and understand the English language, have the applicant
verbally read the applicant certification block on the front of the
form or administer another test to prove command of the English
Provide proof that the applicant has received 16 hours
of FAA-accepted training for the inspection rating or 80/120 hours
of FAA-accepted training for the maintenance rating in the class of
light-sport aircraft to be maintained. Proof of training would be a
certificate of training or graduation certificate. The certificate
of training or graduation certificate for either inspection or
maintenance rating must have an FAA acceptance number, name of the
organization giving the training, hours of training received, name
of the instructor, name of the course,
Class of light-sport aircraft on which training was
received, and date instruction was completed. If there is doubt
concerning the validity of certificate of training/graduation,
contact the Flight Standards Light Sport Branch, AFS-610, and check
the class number and dates of instruction.
Review the Application. The inspector shall:
Review the documentation submitted by the applicant
for accuracy and completeness.
Return the proof of training certificate to the
If the repairman certificate is to be issued, check
the appropriate blocks on the FAA Inspector’s Report block at the
bottom of the second page and provide the date, signature, and FSDO
Complete FAA Form 8060-4, Temporary Airman
In Block III, insert the word “pending.”
In Block IV, fill out the name, address, and physical
In Block IX, for an inspection rating, insert the
words “Repairman (Light-Sport Aircraft).”
In Block XII, first insert the words: “Inspection.”
Directly underneath put the class of light-sport aircraft (e.g.,
airplane, glider, powered parachute, weight-shift-control,
gyroplane, lighter-than-air) _______, followed by the aircraft’s
Registration Number N ____ and Serial Number _______.
For a maintenance rating, in Block XII, insert the
word “Maintenance” followed by the class (or classes) of light-sport
aircraft the repairman is qualified to work on (e.g., airplane,
glider, powered parachute, weight-shift-control, lighter-than-air).”
and maintenance ratings may both appear on the same repairman
light-sport aircraft certificate.
Review the Form 8060-4 for accuracy. If the rating is
to be issued, the inspector or designated representative signs and
dates Block X, then the applicant signs Block VII.
Issue the Temporary Certificate. After determining
that the applicant meets all the requirements for certification,
approve the application by signing it. Complete Form 8060-4 in
Give the applicant a copy of Form 8060-4. Both the
applicant and the inspector must sign this form.
8610-2 and the original Form 8060-4 to the Airmen Certification
Branch, AFS-760, within 1 business day.
Deny Certificate. If the application is
disapproved, return it to the applicant with a letter explaining the
FUTURE ACTIVITIES. The FAA may take enforcement
action against the repairman if the aircraft is maintained in a
manner contrary to the inspection/maintenance requirements contained
in its operating limitations and/or applicable 14 CFR part.
RESERVED. Paragraphs 5-1260 through