07 Contents of maintenance of aeronautical facilities in Vietnam

How many contents are included in the maintenance of aeronautical facilities in Vietnam ? What are they? - Minh Huy (Binh Dinh, Vietnam)

07 Contents of maintenance of aeronautical facilities in Vietnam (Internet image)

1. What is maintenance of an aeronautical facility?

According to Clause 3, Article 2 of Circular 24/2021/TT-BGTVT, maintenance of an aeronautical facility means a collection of tasks aimed at ensuring and maintaining the applicability and safety of the facility in compliance with design requirements during the process of using and operating that facility.

The maintenance of an aeronautical facility may include one, certain or all of the following activities:

- Examination, monitoring, inspection of quality, care and repair of the aeronautical facility;

 - Addition or replacement of items or equipment for the purpose of safe operation and use of aeronautical facility but exclude the activities that change the functions and scale of the aeronautical facility.

2. 07 Contents of maintenance of aeronautical facilities in Vietnam

Specifically, in Article 9 of Circular 24/2021/TT-BGTVT, the maintenance of an aeronautical facility may include one, several or all of the following tasks:

(1) Inspection of the aeronautical facility

- The inspection of the aeronautical facility may be carried out visually or using regular monitoring data (if any) or specialized equipment;

- Inspection of the aeronautical facility include inspection of its satisfaction of technical standards and regulations and approved maintenance procedures; regular, periodic and irregular inspections of the facility with a view to timely detection of signs of deterioration of or damage to facilities or equipment installed therein, forming a basis for repair and maintenance.

(2) Maintenance of the aeronautical facility include the tasks performed according to technical standards on maintenance of aeronautical facilities and maintenance procedure.

(3) Repair of the aeronautical facility

- Periodic repair includes repairing damage to the facility or replacing its parts or equipment installed therein during its operating and use so as to recover or improve technical condition of the facility and ensure normal and safe operation of the facility and facility items;

- Irregular repair includes repairing damage to the facility or replacing its parts or equipment installed therein due to being under unexpected impacts of a storm, flood, earthquake, collision, fire, incident happening to the aircraft and vehicles operating within the air operations area and other unexpected impacts or when the facility or its parts show signs of deterioration affecting the safe use and operation of the facility.

(4) Inspection of quality of the aeronautical facility serving the maintenance work according to Clause 5 Article 33 of the Decree 06/2021/NĐ-CP.

(5) Monitoring of the aeronautical facility according to Article 14 of Circular 24/2021/TT-BGTVT.

(6) Assessment of safety of the aeronautical facility according to Article 16 of Circular 24/2021/TT-BGTVT.

(7) Other tasks.

3. Requirements for management and maintenance of aeronautical facilities in Vietnam

When conducting the management and maintenance of aeronautical facilities, individuals and organizations must ensure the following requirements:

- After being out into operating and use, aeronautical facilities must be managed, operated and maintained as prescribed.

The period of management and maintenance shall begin from the date on which such aeronautical facilities are commissioned and put into operation and use.

- Aeronautical facilities must be maintained according to the annual maintenance plan and procedure approved by the competent authority; carry out maintenance as prescribed in this Circular and other relevant regulations of law.

- Aeronautical facilities must be maintained according to technical standards, regulations and economic-technical norms for management and maintenance of aeronautical facilities and corresponding procedures for maintenance of such maintenance approved by the competent authority.

- Aeronautical facilities must be managed, operated and maintained in a manner that ensures their useful life and safe operation, aviation security and safety; safety of persons and assets, their safety, fire safety and environmental safety.

(Article 3 of Circular 24/2021/TT-BGTVT)

Thanh Rin

>> CLICK HERE TO READ THIS ARTICLE IN VIETNAMESE

87 lượt xem
Related Article
  • Address: 19 Nguyen Gia Thieu, Vo Thi Sau Ward, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City
    Phone: (028) 7302 2286
    E-mail: info@lawnet.vn
Parent company: THU VIEN PHAP LUAT Ltd.
Editorial Director: Mr. Bui Tuong Vu - Tel. 028 3935 2079
P.702A , Centre Point, 106 Nguyen Van Troi, Ward 8, Phu Nhuan District, HCM City;