Well, it finally happened. After many years of existence of the S1000D specification, civil aviation finally adopted it in earnest. In my estimation it started with Boeing on the 787, followed closely by Airbus with the A350, and the soon-to-enter-into-service Bombardier C-series commercial aircraft.
The subject, and definition, of Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICA) remains a topic that’s often misunderstood or misrepresented. It’s not uncommon for hear the use of the term ICA when referring to a document that some call “the principal document.” This has led to confusion when an applicant for an STC, in particular for an interior […]