TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER f: EMERGENCY SERVICES AND HIGHWAY SAFETY
PART 515 EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES, TRAUMA CENTER, COMPREHENSIVE STROKE CENTER, PRIMARY STROKE CENTER AND ACUTE STROKE READY HOSPITAL CODE
SECTION 515.955 VEHICLE MAINTENANCE FOR HELICOPTER AND FIXED-WING AIRCRAFT PROGRAMS


 

Section 515.955  Vehicle Maintenance for Helicopter and Fixed-wing Aircraft Programs

 

a)         For helicopter programs:

 

1)         The maintenance program shall meet the requirements of subpart J of Air Taxi Operations and Commercial Operators (14 CFR 135).

 

2)         One certified airframe and power plant (A & P) mechanic with two years experience for each helicopter shall be available and dedicated to the program 24 hours per day.

 

3)         Mechanics shall have completed factory-approved training for the makes and models of aircraft used in the SEMSV Program.

 

4)         Back-up maintenance support shall be available when the primary mechanic is unavailable or during times of extensive maintenance needs.

 

5)         Hangar facilities shall be available for major maintenance activities, as specified in manufacturer's requirements.  These facilities need not be located at the base of operations.

 

6)         Progressive maintenance on aircraft used by the SEMSV Program is recommended, including routine daily inspections, as required by the aircraft manufacturer.

 

b)         For fixed-wing aircraft programs:

 

1)         The maintenance program shall meet the requirements of subpart J of Air Taxi Operations and Commercial Operators (14 CFR 135).

 

2)         Mechanics shall be certified A & P with two years experience, and shall have completed training for the make and model of aircraft used by the SEMSV Program.

 

3)         Hangar facilities shall be available for major maintenance activities as specified in manufacturer's requirements.

 

4)         Progressive maintenance on aircraft used by the SEMSV Program is recommended, including routine daily inspections, as required by the aircraft manufacturer.

 

(Source:  Amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 16304, effective July 18, 2014)