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Russell Burke

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

DAR-F (DAR-F# 857114332) with function codes 08-22.  Able to issue standard and special airworthiness certificates for all product types, export airworthiness approvals for products and articles, and make conformity determinations for both the FAA and other civil aviation authorities (CAA).


Regulation Experience

FAA 14 CFR 21, 45, 47 and 183 & European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) CS21



about Russell Burke

After working for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for nearly 20 years in multiple capacities (aviation safety inspector, MIDO manager, instructor), I was appointed as a Designated Airworthiness Representative (DAR).  With over 35 years of aviation experience, I am prepared to design and evaluate your company's manufacturing management system to ensure continued compliance with FAA and foreign authority regulations.  I am able to help support quality system design and review, parts manufacturing approval (PMA) manual development, supplier and product audit evaluations, help with designee applications, and regulatory guidance training.

Education: Bachelor of Business Administration, Anna Maria College

Address:  Edmond, OK


LinkedIn:  Profile


Phone:   405-413-2464 

Special Functions

-  Able to support all areas of production approval.



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