Aviation Investigation Report A98H0003

1.17.4  The Boeing Company

Boeing, and its predecessor McDonnell Douglas, as the holder of the MD-11 type certificate, is responsible for the continuing airworthiness activities associated with the MD-11 aircraft. These activities include the following:

  • Completing the applicable Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICA);
  • Participating in the Service Difficulty Reporting system as specified in 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 21.3;
  • Providing necessary design changes to correct unsafe conditions as specified in 14 CFR 21.99; and
  • Assisting in the development of ADs and coordination of safety issues with the appropriate FAA office.

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2012-07-27