5000 series: type airworthiness engineering regulations (TAE)

Individual Regulatory Articles (RA) relating to the 5000 series.

Withdrawn Regulatory Articles (RAs)

Any RAs that have been withdrawn for more than 6 months are no longer listed alongside the current RAs. Withdrawn RAs are listed for reference only at the bottom of this page (link available in the table of contents) under the heading Withdrawn Regulatory Articles.

If no RAs have been withdrawn from this series then Withdrawn Regulatory Articles will not be available to view.

MAA regulatory publications (MRP)

The Military Aviation Authority regulatory publications (MRP) are split into 3 layers:-

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Table of contents


5001 to 5002: certification and release of materiel

5101 to 5107: approval procedure and responsibilities

5201 to 5223: development procedures

5301 to 5320: control of design and design records

  1. Regulatory Article (RA) 5301: control of designs
  2. Regulatory Article (RA) 5303: local technical committee
  3. Regulatory Article (RA) 5304: configuration control board
  4. Regulatory Article (RA) 5305: modification classification
  5. Regulatory Article (RA) 5306: draft modification leaflets
  6. Regulatory Article (RA) 5307: identification and recording of design and modification states of materiel
  7. Regulatory Article (RA) 5308: service modifications
  8. Regulatory Article (RA) 5309: fatigue type record for aircraft
  9. Regulatory Article (RA) 5311: configuration management - project team
  10. Regulatory Article (RA) 5312: in-service design changes
  11. Regulatory Article (RA) 5313: design modifications
  12. Regulatory Article (RA) 5320: aircraft maintenance programme – design guidelines

5401 to 5406: supply of technical information

5501 to 5503: production procedures

5601 to 5617: procedures for the procurement of aircraft engines and their accessories

5720 to 5725: integrity management

5800 to 5885

  1. Regulatory Article (RA) 5800: general requirements – project teams and organizations (MRP 21)
  2. Regulatory Article (RA) 5805: responsibilities of the holders of a military type certificate (MTC) and MAA design organization approvals (MRP 21 Subpart A)
  3. Regulatory Article (RA) 5810: military type certificate (MTC) (MRP 21 Subpart B)
  4. Regulatory Article (RA) 5820: changes in type design (MRP 21 Subpart D)
  5. Regulatory Article (RA) 5835: military production organization (MRP 21 Subpart G)
  6. Regulatory Article (RA) 5840: certificate of airworthiness (CofA) (MRP 21 Subpart H)
  7. Regulatory Article (RA) 5850: military design approved organization (MRP 21 Subpart J)
  8. Regulatory Article (RA) 5855: parts and appliances (MRP 21 Subpart K)
  9. Regulatory Article (RA) 5865: repairs (MRP 21 Subpart M)
  10. Regulatory Article (RA) 5875: (European) technical standard order ((E)TSO) (MRP 21 Subpart O)
  11. Regulatory Article (RA) 5880: military permit to fly (MPTF) (MRP 21 Subpart P)
  12. Regulatory Article (RA) 5885: identification of products, parts and appliances (MRP 21 subpart Q)

Withdrawn Regulatory Articles

  1. Regulatory Article (RA) 5001: certification and release of materiel
  2. Regulatory Article (RA) 5101: design approved organizations scheme (DAOS) approval procedures and responsibilities
  3. Regulatory Article (RA) 5102: design and development responsibilities
  4. Regulatory Article (RA) 5104: material specification
  5. Regulatory Article (RA) 5105: requalification and production testing
  6. Regulatory Article (RA) 5106: aircraft contractors' responsibilities
  7. Regulatory Article (RA) 5107: aircraft repair schemes
  8. Regulatory Article (RA) 5201: interchangeability
  9. Regulatory Article (RA) 5202: military flight test permit (MFTP)
  10. Regulatory Article (RA) 5204: information for installation of aircraft or remotely piloted air systems (RPAS) equipment
  11. Regulatory Article (RA) 5208: testing of experimental and development aircraft equipment
  12. Regulatory Article (RA) 5209: relationship between service units, MOD and contractors in the development of materiel
  13. Regulatory Article (RA) 5211: mock-ups and working rigs
  14. Regulatory Article (RA) 5213: final examinations and conferences
  15. Regulatory Article (RA) 5214: schedule of equipment - appendix A to the aircraft specification
  16. Regulatory Article (RA) 5215: provision of miscellaneous data during development
  17. Regulatory Article (RA) 5216: contractor participation in MOD flight testing
  18. Regulatory Article (RA) 5217: testing of pre-production aircraft
  19. Regulatory Article (RA) 5218: testing of production aircraft
  20. Regulatory Article (RA) 5221: traceability of aircraft identifiable parts
  21. Regulatory Article (RA) 5222: development trials of weapon materiel
  22. Regulatory Article (RA) 5223: trials to assess the safety of weapons materiel
  23. Regulatory Article (RA) 5302: design records
  24. Regulatory Article (RA) 5310: hazard warning marking of guided missiles and their explosive parts
  25. Regulatory Article (RA) 5402: validation and verification of service technical publications
  26. Regulatory Article (RA) 5403: amendments to service technical publications
  27. Regulatory Article (RA) 5501: issue of MOD owned equipment
  28. Regulatory Article (RA) 5503: loans of aircraft for demonstration by contractors
  29. Regulatory Article (RA) 5603: design change approval and validation of modifications
  30. Regulatory Article (RA) 5605: engine specification
  31. Regulatory Article (RA) 5607: mass and centre of gravity (CofG) data of aircraft engines and jet pipes
  32. Regulatory Article (RA) 5608: engine and jet pipe mock-ups and installation jigs
  33. Regulatory Article (RA) 5610: technical documentation for engines and accessories
  34. Regulatory Article (RA) 5612: allotment and movement of engines
  35. Regulatory Article (RA) 5613: reporting procedures for movement and serviceability of engines and modules
  36. Regulatory Article (RA) 5614: repair/salvage schemes for engines and associated equipment
  37. Regulatory Article (RA) 5616: drawing procedure, control of designs and design records
  38. Regulatory Article (RA) 5617: post delivery fault reporting and investigation
Published 18 November 2014
Last updated 25 August 2016 + show all updates
  1. The Design Modification Engineering (DME) RA 5000 Series has undergone a major review. The RA 5000 Series is henceforth retitled as the Type Airworthiness Engineering (TAE) RA 5000 Series.
  2. A new heading, Withdrawn Regulatory Articles, has been added in order to separate current RAs from withdrawn RAs.
  3. RA 5002 has been added to the collection.
  4. First published.