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§ 414.27
Safety approval renewal.
(a) Eligibility. A holder of a safety approval may apply to renew it by sending the FAA a written application at least 90 days before the expiration date of the approval.
(b) Application.
(1) A safety approval renewal application must meet all the requirements under § 414.11.
(2) The application may incorporate by reference information provided as part of the application for the expiring safety approval or any modification to that approval.
(3) Any proposed changes in the conduct of a safety element for which the FAA has issued a safety approval must be described and must include any added information necessary to support the fitness of the proposed changes to meet the criteria upon which the FAA evaluated the safety approval application.
(c) Review of application. The FAA conducts the reviews required under this part to determine whether the safety approval may be renewed. We may incorporate by reference any findings that are part of the record for the expiring safety approval.
(d) Grant of safety approval renewal. If the FAA makes a favorable safety approval determination, the FAA issues an order that amends the expiration date of the safety approval or issues a new safety approval. The FAA may impose added or revised terms and conditions necessary to protect public health and safety and the safety of property.
(e) Written notice. The FAA will provide written notice to the applicant of our determination on the safety approval renewal request.
(f) Denial of a safety approval renewal. If the FAA denies the renewal application, the applicant may correct any deficiency the FAA identified and request a reconsideration of the revised application. The applicant also has the right to appeal a denial as set forth in subpart D of this part.