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License Definitions

Maintenance Repair and Overhaul-Airframe (MRO-A):

Usage and Access: Offered to organizations certified by their local civil aviation authority to perform airframe maintenance, refurbishment, repair, and overhaul work. Maintenance manuals and engineering drawings (installation and assembly), may be obtained at the Boeing catalog price.
Insurance: A minimum of $200 million Single Occurrence Aviation or Airline liability insurance is required.
Limitations: A Maintenance Repair and Overhaul - Component (MRO-C) license is required with an MRO-A license.

Subject to change without notice.

MRO-A Frequently Asked Questions:

What are the benefits of an MRO-A license to third parties and maintenance service providers?

After signing a license, users can acquire access to Boeing Proprietary information, materials, and services. Information can be provided in several types of media, including paper, CD or electronically through allows users to access the latest revisions of manuals and drawings. Ultimately, users may be able to reduce their infrastructure by eliminating costly document storage requirements.

Are there any policy differences between an airline and a maintenance repair and overhaul facility?

We require a contractual relationship for all users of Boeing Proprietary information and materials, including owner/operators and third-party service providers.

By purchasing airplanes directly from Boeing, operators are licensed to access information for the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of their airplanes. Operators who do not purchase airplanes directly from Boeing and maintenance service providers are required to sign a license and purchase subscriptions to receive access to this information.

What kind of information is available?

A complete listing of documents and manuals provided under the MRO-A license is available upon request. Examples include the Airplane Maintenance Manual (AMM), the Component Maintenance Manual (CMM), Illustrated Parts Catalog (IPC) and engineering drawings (installation and assembly).

How much are the data fees?

Information is individually priced and available in several types of media. Information prices can be obtained from the Boeing Data and Services catalog.