KIAST conducts evaluation activities to ensure safety in the design and manufacturing of aircraft, engines, propellers, equipment, and parts.
Domestic Products & Parts
NO.2STC(Supplemental Type Certification)
A supplemental type certificate (STC) is a kinds of type certificate (TC) issued when an applicant demonstrates that change to a type design from aircraft, engine, or propeller’s its original design complies with the applicable regulations and Korean Airworthiness Standards(KAS). The STC, which incorporates by reference the related TC, approves not only the modification but also how that modification affects the original design.
NO.3TSOA(Technical Standard Order Authorization)
A TSO authorization is approval issued by the minister of MoLIT, when the applicant demonstrate compliance to applicable certification regulations and an applicant’s article meets the requirement of minimum performance standard. A TSO authorization includes design approval and production approval. In other words, a separate installation approval is required to install the TSO's article model on an aircraft to show that the article meets the specific airworthiness requirements (certification basis) of a particular aircraft model.
NO.4PMA(Parts Manufacturer Approval)
Certification for Imported Products and Parts
NO.1TCV(Type Certificates Validation)
Any foreign manufacturer, who intends to export a product to the Republic of Korea, which has been certified by a foreign authority, may obtain a type certificate validation from the Minister when the type design of product meets the Airworthiness Standards.