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Technical Standard Order Authorization – TSOA

FAA Technical Standard Order Authorization - TSOA

Technical Standard Order Authorization

A Technical Standard Order Authorization – TSOA from the Federal Aviation Administration  authorizes a manufacturer to produce a material, part, or appliance to a TSO standard. Receiving a TSOA approves both design and production of the TSO part.

A TSOA does not authorize the installation of a TSO part in a certificated aircraft. The standard procedures for the installation or modification of an aircraft must be followed such as a STC, field approval, etc.

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