Regulatory Article (RA) 5724: life extension programme

RA covering the need for an extension programme when aircraft fleets are required to operate beyond their originally-certified life.


RA 5724: life extension programme


The purpose of Regulatory Articles (RA) is to provide the framework of policy, rules, directives, standards, processes and the associated direction, advice and guidance, which governs military aviation activity and against which air safety is assessed. The regulator develops regulations in response to applicable UK law, MOD needs, legal changes and recommendations resulting from both assurance or investigation functions.

Published 1 December 2014
Last updated 25 August 2016 + show all updates
  1. Issue 4 has been published under NAA 16/21.
  2. First published.