Design and Production Section

This section has two areas of responsibility: approval of designs of aircraft and their components and equipment, and approval and supervision of design and manufacturing companies in Switzerland. Its activities are based on national legislation and on the regulations of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Its duties also include the publication of airworthiness directives of the Federal Office of Civil Aviation and other national supervisory authorities, including instructions to aircraft owners to carry out modifications in order to maintain airworthiness.

Section head: Paolo Salvaterra

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