A Category B1.3 Aircraft Maintenance Licence (AML) shall permit the holder to issue Certificates of Release to Service (CRS) and to act as B1.3 Support Staff following:
— maintenance performed on Aircraft Structure, Powerplant and Mechanical and Electrical Systems,
— work on Avionic systems requiring only simple tests to prove their serviceability and not requiring troubleshooting.
Category B1.3 includes the A1.3 Sub-Category privileges.
Basic Knowledge requirements
The knowledge training element is covering the subject matter for a Category B1.3 AML as specified in Commission Regulation (EC) 2042/2003, Annex III (Part-66), Appendix I.
Basic Examination requirements
The Basic Examinations are in accordance with the requirements of Commission Regulation (EC) 2042/2003, Annex III (Part-66), Appendix II.
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Essay Questions are used to evaluate the students’ knowledge for the applicable Modules.
Basic Experience requirements
There are two options to obtain a Category B1.3 AML:
Option 1 – To complete a full Basic Training Course approved in accordance with Annex IV (Part-147).
If this option is used, the required practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft is 2 years.
Option 2 – To pass successfully Basic Examinations on the applicable Modules only.
If this option is used, the required practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft is:
– 3 years if the applicant has a previous training considered relevant by the competent authority as a Skilled Worker
– 5 years if the applicant has no previous relevant technical training.