EASA Part M
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is an agency of the European Union with responsibility for civil aviation safety. It carries out certification, regulation, and standardization, and performs investigation and monitoring. It collects and analyses safety data, drafts and advises on safety legislation, and coordinates with similar organizations in other parts of the world.
The objective of EASA Part M is Continuing Airworthiness Requirements. Part M concerns specifically the continuing airworthiness of aircraft and aeronautical products, parts and appliances together with the approval of organizations and personnel involved in these tasks.
Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization falls under the category of the Part M Continuing Airworthiness Requirements. The role of a Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization ultimately requires handling liaisons with authorities on behalf of an aircraft owner; finding solutions to maintenance problems with Original equipment manufacturers; delving into the aircraft manuals; assessing Airworthiness Directives and Service Bulletins; tendering management for maintenance input; and performing on-site aircraft surveys as well as record audits.