(2) The Director-General may also direct by general or special order that there shall be a Type Certificate in respect of any engine or propeller designed or manufactured in India.
(3) The Director-General may issue a Type Certificate when, ―
(a) an applicant furnishes such documents or other evidence relating to the suitability of the aeronautical product for aviation purposes, as may be specified, inclusive of a flight test, if necessary, as the Director-General may require. The applicant shall provide all necessary facilities for such inspection and tests as may be stipulated; and
(b) the Director-General is satisfied as to its suitability for aviation purposes.
(4) The Director-General may issue a Restricted Type Certificate for an aeronautical product imposing necessary limitations on its operations if he is satisfied that the design of an aircraft or engine or propeller, does not fully comply with the applicable design standard specified by the Director-General but is in a condition for safe operation.
[Amended by - GSR No. 1202 dated 23-7-1976,
GSR No. 218 dated 13-3-1991,
GSR No 97(E) dated 14-02-2014,
GSR No 721(E) dated 23-6-2017, and
GSR No 721(E) dated 23-6-2017]