Renewal of the Certificate of Airworthiness

The continuing airworthiness of the aircraft shall be determined in relation to the appropriate airworthiness requirements in force for that aircraft.    


The application for the renewal of a C of A for an aircraft registered in Aruba can be made by using form INS-4.009The application may be submitted up to sixty (60) days prior to the expiry of the current certificate with no loss of validity or periodicity. 


At least thirty (30) days before expiry the operator shall provide their registration officer an estimated date and location for the renewal inspection.


The person presenting the aircraft and its records would normally be the operator’s Airworthiness Coordinator or Maintenance Post holder in the case of aircraft operated commercially, unless different arrangements are agreed on an individual basis in advance with the DCA.


This person is responsible, prior to the aircraft inspection, for ensuring that the aircraft and its associated records are available for inspection and meet the DCA’s standards and requirements.


The AMC-012 can be used as guide for the person or organization who will be presenting the aircraft and its associated records to a DCA airworthiness inspector.