17 +1 336.776.6260 | piedmontpropulsion.com PRODUCT LINE | SPECIALIZED SERVICES & ENGINEERING ENGINEERING PPS engineers have developed the following types of value-added engineered solutions: ALTERNATIVE/REPLACEMENT PARTS • Design and produce a part to directly replace a material due to reliability issues, DMSMS issues, high cost, or lead time. REPAIR SCHEME • Develop and certify a repair scheme, including the required technical data and/or maintenance manuals, to repair serviceable material in order to avoid scrap/replacement or to extend time on wing. PARTS MANUFACTURING AUTHORITY (PMA) • Look to PPS for your PMA FAA approved parts requirements. We have significant experience designing PMA replacement/ alternate part for third parties. ENGINEERING CONT. FAA-APPROVED MAJOR REPAIRS OR ALTERATIONS VIA A DESIGNATED ENGINEERING REPRESENTATIVE (DER & RS-DER) • PPS develops DERs to avoid costly “beyond economic repair.” • DER is a delegate of the FAA administrator, who can review and recommend approval of major repairs or alterations to aircraft and components. • A RS-DER is a DER who can also approve Repair Processes (including Maintenance Manuals) to allow multiple uses of a developed repair scheme or alteration.