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Bob Lazaroff

Testaments -

Some of the DERs and DARs on the site are the best, Russ Burke, Kim Wolfley, and Bob Lazaroff to name a few.  --D. Downey



Current Authority

FAA Chart A:  Structures designee (K4, L4, P4, P9, and L11) specializing in review of flammability, seats (able to witness and approve dynamic seats), and interior compliance. 


Regulation Experience

14 CFR 23/25/27/29 - .561, .562, .853, .1359.


about Bob Lazaroff

Over 17 years of experience with the type certification process.  Served as a DER for nearly a decade specializing in the review of flammability, seats (both static and dynamic), and interior compliance, and as an ODA administrator for 8 years.  Currently working with the following ODAs:  Bell Helicopter, Airbus Helicopter, Flight Structures, Inc., Sierra Nevada Corp/3S, and Air Methods, but available to support others needing service.  Previously worked with B/E Aerospace, AmSafe Aviation, Air Methods, and Bell Helicopter.

Education: BS from United States Air Force Academy


Address:  Parker, CO


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Special Functions

-  Provide overall management and coordination of FAA STC projects.

-  Able to conduct horizontal, vertical, and wire flammability tests at own facility near Centennial Airport, Colorado.

-  Able to support major alterations and repairs.

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