An AME-S is able to perform and sign a maintenance release for structural work without a type endorsement
An AME-M1/2 will not be issued an S or E license as the M1/2 covers both. To sign for S work they require a type course though?
An AME-M1 or M2 with a type course can sign S work, but not specialized maintance, IE pressure bulkhead repair, But does anybody have the CAR's reference that sets the limits of what an M can sign for structurally? I remember reading something about specialized tooling, but that sounds pretty vague.
Anybody have any ideas?
Specialized Maintenance has to be done by an AMO, that AMO can lay out whom is qualified to sign a release. Usually you'll need an S or M1/M2 and experience on the procedures or type, not a type endorsement.
It's kind of a circle of publications to reference. Cars pt.4 for license, pt.571 for maintenance and the airworthiness manual. They all reference each other and reference your mpm/mcm.
The ACA holder can be an M1/M2 or S or E.
The SCA can be anyone who meets the requirements.
You cannot do any specialized maintenance outside of an AMO.
In the OPs case, 571 schedule 2 is what you can't do.
However, any rated AME can do sheetmetal work that's not structural. The release is just a maintenance release.
This is the section that's confusing me?
571.11 (1) Except as provided in subsections (2) and (7), no person other than the holder of an aircraft maintenance engineer (AME) license issued under Part IV, specifying a rating appropriate to the aeronautical product being maintained, shall sign a maintenance release as required by section 571.10.
If you don't require a type rating, what is it referring to and why do they exist? Does that mean that an AMO can issue any M1/M2 with ACA weather they have worked on that aircraft category or not?
Sorry a lot of questions there
CAR 571 Schedule 2 was what I was looking for originally, thanks!