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Certification

KIAST is committed to taking charge of and
ensuring aviation safety through aviation certification and inspections.

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Light sport Aircraft

What is safety certification for light sport aircraft?

Safety certification for light sport aircraft verifies the conformity of such aircraft with “The Technical Standards for the Flight Safety of Light Sport Aircraft (Notification of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport).” This certification evaluates the documents provided by the manufacturer, maintenance records, current aircraft status, and flight performance.

Certification Procedure

  • STEP 01Check on
    Registration Status
  • STEP 02Conformity Assessment
    (Documents)
  • STEP 03Review of
    Maintenance Records
  • STEP 04On-Site Assessment of
    Overall Aircraft Status
  • STEP 05Evaluation of
    Flight Performance by Test Flight

Certification Type

Initial Inspection

Initial inspection is conducted to acquire the first safety certificate for the operation of a light sport aircraft that has been designed and produced domestically or imported from overseas.

Periodic Inspection

Periodic (annual) inspection is conducted to renew the existing safety certificate upon its expiration.

Non-periodic Inspection

Non-periodic inspection is conducted to assess the compliance of a light sport aircraft with the technical standards after it has undergone major repairs or alterations, which might affect its flight safety.

Re-inspection

Re-inspection is conducted to check the items that turned out to be inappropriate at the previous inspections and have been repaired accordingly.

Subject of Safety Certification

The subjects of safety certification are the following light sport aircraft under Article 4 of the Enforcement Regulations of the Aviation Safety Act.

  • 01Airplane
  • 02Weight-Shift-Aircraft
  • 03Helicopter
  • 04Gyroplane
  • 05Powered Parachute
상단이동
Planning and Innovation Division/UAS Safety Division Robot Tower(16-18th floor)
Aviation Technology Division/Aviation Certification Division Robot R&D Center(1st-3rd floor), 155-30, Robot land-ro, Seo-gu, Incheon[22581]

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