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Matthew Thompson

FAA Chart C1:  Mechanical systems and equipment authority (A1, B1, C1, E1, F1, J1, L1, N1, A2, B2, C2, E2, F2, J2, L2, N2, A4, B4, C4, D4, E4, F4, G4, J4, K4, L4, M4, N4, A7, B7, C7, E7, F7, J7, L7) specializing in safety assessments for mechanical systems integration, including air conditioning, pitot-static systems, oxygen systems, fire protection, waste and potable water, and interior installations. 


Current Authority

Testaments -



Regulation Experience

14 CFR 21/23/25 - .601, .603, .605, .609, .611, .795, .820, .831, .832, .833, 841, 843, .858, .867, .869, .1301, 1307, 1309, 1419, .1438, 1439, 1441, 1443, 1445, 1447, 1449, 1450, 1453, 1353, 1357, 1363, 1431, 1451, 1461, 1541.


about Matthew Thompson

As a former FAA aviation safety engineer, I have both the compliance expertise and hands-on experience providing mechanical engineering support to the aviation industry. Strong analytical background to develop risk managment process plans and conduct hazard and risk analyses.  As a DER for Mechanical Systems & Equipment (Chart C1), I am able to support all approval types including STCs, major repairs and alterations, and PMA by identicality. Currently working with ODAs:  VT DRB Aviation Consultants, Bizjet, and Company YY.  Previously worked with Science Applications International Corporation. 

Education:  BS Aerospace Engineering - Texas A&M, MS-Industrial Engineering - University of Houston

Address:  McKinney, TX

Email Address:

Phone:  972-955-8344

Website:  MLT Aviation Certification

Special Functions

-  System Safety Analysis (SSA) authority

-  Major repairs and alterations

-  Repair Specifications (RS)

-  PMA by Identicality



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