Currently, interstate aviation Committee (IAC) certifies aircraft, aerodromes and airlines.
MOSCOW, 26 Nov. The Ministry of transport, the Ministry of industry and trade and the Federal air transport Agency can obtain the functions and powers of certification that were previously provided by the Interstate aviation Committee (MAK), the discussion of this question is contained in the agenda of the meeting of the RF government on Thursday.
“On changing and annulment of some acts of the government of the Russian Federation, in terms of amending the provisions on the Ministry of transport of Russia, Ministry of industry and trade and the Federal air transport Agency, aimed at providing them with the functions and powers of certification that were previously provided by the MAC, as well as the cancellation of some acts of the government of the Russian Federation”, — stated in the agenda.
Official representatives of the Federal air transport Agency and the Ministry of industry and trade did not comment on the sentencing of this issue in the agenda of today’s Cabinet meeting. A POPPY in early November announced the suspension of Russian type certificate on the Boeing 737, which make up almost half the fleet of ships in the Russian Federation in connection with necessity of adaptation of the system of Elevator control. But then the letter had been withdrawn and sent new.
According to the Deputy head of Federal air transport Agency, Oleg Storchevoy, it again reported on the revocation of the certificate, but the document was not signed by anyone. The MAC was informed that the decision of aviaregistr POPPY on Boeing 737 had not responded. Not having received a response from the Federal air transport Agency (the Agency can issue, validate and suspend the airworthiness certificates for planes) POPPY asked the Ministry of transport for clarification.
Earlier, a source in one of the airlines operate aircraft of this type, noted that “the MAC is not able to dictate terms to the state.” According to a source, “the Committee may offer their services, if MAC doesn’t want to provide them, the state has the right to refuse his services.”
According to the Federal air transport Agency, certificates of airworthiness and, consequently, the right to carry out passenger transportation in the Russian Federation have 194 aircraft Boeing 737. Of these, only six certificates issued by the aviation authorities on aircraft with registration in the Russian Federation, other aircraft are registered in Bermuda (147 aircraft) and Ireland (41 aircraft).