David Kelm, DAR, FAA Designated Airworthiness Representative
 

About David C. Kelm

David Kelm is the President of Airworthiness Services, Inc. His resume follows:

TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN YEARS IN SCOPE OF WORK ASSIGNED:
• 20 Years
SCOPE OF ASSIGNMENT:
• Management of a company providing FAA DAR services
EMPLOYMENT RECORDS:
• 11/02 -- Date Airworthiness Services, Inc • President
• 08/00 – 11/02 Ozark Aircraft Systems • Director of Quality and Certification
• 09/88 – 08/00 Raytheon Aircraft Company • FAA Coordinator/Chief Inspector
• 02/87 – 09/88 Falcon Jet Corp. • 1) Flight Line Mechanic 2) Inspector
• 11/86 – 09/87 Barrett Aviation • Director of Maintenance Part 135
• 06/83 – 11/86 Lancealot Aviation • Owner and DOM Part 135
SPECIAL SCHOOLS ATTENDED:
• A&P Colorado Aero Tech, Broomfield, Co.
• Simuflite BAe 125-800- Maintenance
• BAe 125-1000 Initial Maintenance
• FAA Approved Parts Seminar
• DAR Seminar – (1990 to date)
• DAS School 1999
• CFR FAR Part 21/FAA Academy – 2001
• Major Repair & Alteration/FAA Academy – 2002
• Avionics Certification/FAA Academy – 2002
CERTIFICATES:
• A&P
• IA
• Private pilot SEL, Rotorcraft – Helicopter
• DART 711001 SW – Function Code (25, 27, 28, 29, 31, 32, 33,50) No weight limitation
• DARF 711001 SW – Function Code (8, 9, 11, 19, 20, 21, 22) No weight limitation
FAA MANUALS AUTHORED:
• Part 135 OP SPEC
• Repair Station Manual
• PMA Manual
• ODAR Manual (Adopted as FAA’s standard format)
• SFAR 36 (Major Repairs)
• DAS
MISCELLANEOUS:
• In the twelve years with Raytheon, I managed as many as one hundred active STC projects being
installed on twenty-five separate transport category aircraft all simultaneously. These aircraft range
from Gulfstream G IV to Jetstream 3200 series.
• As a DAR, I have certified aircraft from single engine to Boeing 767’s.
• As Director of Quality and Certification at OAS, I managed the certification of all STC projects on Boeing
BBJ VIP completions. In addition my department was in the process of obtaining FAA DAS Approval.

 

 
 

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