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Is the Airworthiness Certificate invalid if the aircraft model is wrong?

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FAA Regulations, General Aviation

I have noticed that the airworthiness certificate on a plane at my flight school has the wrong model listed.  Does that invalidate the certificate?  (The aircraft is a 172R but the certificate says 172P.  Assume that all other aspects of the certificate are correct.)

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  1. John D. Collins on May 11, 2012

    As far as I know, yes.  It can be corrected by the local FSDO if it needs to be. Just call them and provide them the N number or serial number and they can verify if it is an error and can type out a new one for you.

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  2. Cherie Ann Kurian on May 18, 2012

    Till its corrected by the FSDO it is invalid.

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