He said: "I've brought it here so that I can get it ready to pass its annual CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) certificate of airworthiness.
What does C of A stand for?
C of A stands for Certificate of Airworthiness
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
See other definitions of C of A
- Set of Complex Numbers (mathematics)
- Speed of Light
- symbol for the speed of light (in a vacuum, 299,792,458 meters per second)
- Transport (US military aircraft designation for transport aircraft since 1962)
- Undenominated US Stamp (20 cents, introduced 1 Nov 1981)
- Chartered Colourist
- Chevaliers de Colombe (French: Knights of Columbus; Canada)
- Conditioned Diphase (US DoD)
- Counterpart International
- Centre of Attention (UK)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Current plans are to obtain a certificate of airworthiness by the end of 1972 and for the aircraft to enter service in 1973.
On the basis of the factual elements gathered in the course of the investigation, the following factual findings have been established: 1- The airplane possessed a valid Certificate of Airworthiness, and had been maintained in accordance with the relevant regulations.
The inspections are unannounced and cover both passenger and cargo aircraft and include checking that the required documents, including crew licences and the aircraft's certificate of airworthiness, are valid; the flight has been properly planned; the required safety equipment is serviceable; the cargo has been properly loaded; and there are no obvious defects in the airframe, undercarriage or engines.
The Birmingham Post, January 1979 50 years ago While bodies and wreckage from the Comet jet airliner Yoke Yoke, which disappeared on Thursday night with 14 passengers and a crew of seven, were reported last night to have been picked up from the sea off Italy, the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Mr Lennox-Boyd, withdrew the British certificate of airworthiness of all Comets, pending further detailed investigations into the cause of recent disasters.
The original report was headed by the same man who had approved the certificate of airworthiness for the plane, despite the fact that important maintenence records were missing.