Note: The information on this page expires on October 15, 2020.
The table below represents the OEM reference material relevant to the support of the operators during the COVID pandemic (current as of June 2020). These documents can be used to support discussions with authorities on changes to aircraft operations and maintenance during this period of time. Please contact the OEM directly to ensure that the information governing airplane operations is based on the latest revisions and is appropriate for the specific airframe. It is important that the Aircraft OEM provides relevant information for their product.
There are a number of ways to contact the Aircraft OEM to obtain these documents. This can include contacting the Customer Support organization, the Field Service Representative, logging into the OEM Portal and other methods. If there is not regular contact between the operator and the Aircraft OEM, a starting point may be found at the following web links.
2019-nCoV Coronavirus Infection Control Guidance as Related to Commercial Aircraft
Information about disinfectant material that can be used on airplanes associated with suspect cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Boeing also provides information on High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) Filters and operational considerations
COVID-19 Update - Engineering Support During Special Operation Outlines Boeing engineering support coverage during the period of time where employees are working remotely
All Model Guidelines for Passenger Airplane Carriage of Cargo Provides operators general guidance on carrying humanitarian aid and cargo as a result of the COVID-19 crisis
Provided extensions to various models to extend Normal Parking from 7 to 14 days
Active Storage was extended from 60 (or 90 days) to 180 days
Various Working Together Team meetings have been held to give operators an overview of parking and storage procedures
Viking Technical Support has directed operators to the following published guidance from Transport Canada and EASA for cleaning, disinfection and applicable operations considerations;
Viking has also been directing operators to our existing ICAs and complimentary maintenance manuals for instructions for approved cleaning/disinfection products and aircraft parking, storage, preservation and depreservation.
Up to 180 Day Storage Temporary Allowance
· Storage for more than 180 Days is under review.
· Return to service tasks for all storage tasks are under review.
Approved Products to Disinfect the Passenger Cabin
Allowance for Cargo Transport on Pax Cabin
Disinfectant Usage on Flight Deck Material
Main Batteries Alternative Procedure for Prolonged Parking
E-Jets/E2 Cabin Air Quality and COVID-19 Outbreak
Air Conditioning System Overview
AMM section 12
ATR - OIM 2020-007
COVID-19 - AIRCRAFT CLEANING AND DISINFECTION
The objective of this OIM is to provide ATR Operators with general guidance on carrying humanitarian aid and cargo on a passenger aircraft as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
This OIM details information for ATR following the publication of the EASA guidelines "Transport of Cargo in Passenger Compartment - exemptions under Article 71(1) of Regulation 2018/1139 (the Basic Regulation)".
OIM 2020-004 - Dispositions for aircraft preservation due to COVID exceptional context.
The objective of this OIM is to inform Operators of an adapted preservation program issued by ATR due to COVID-19 exceptional context. This program has been prepared to allow the immobilization of the aircraft for more than 1 month and up to 3 months, thus easing aircraft return to service when normal operations will progressively resume.
This OIM also informs Operators about the ATR position about the "clock stoppage" for scheduled maintenance tasks while aircraft remain stored.