SDRS is now functional with the previous version (2.0.2)

Welcome to the Service Difficulty Reporting System Site

General Aviation Reporting (Voluntary Submissions)

Malfunction or Defect reports

You can electronically submit Malfunction or Defect reports.

Search All Processed Reports (Malfunction or Defect and Service Difficulty Reports)

You have the ability to search and review all processed reports.

Air Carriers, Air Operators, and Repair Stations Reporting (Regulatory Submissions)

CFR Part 121, 125, 135, 91K, and 145 Only!

Reference Regulatory Requirements

FAQ

Q. Can I attached photographs or documents when I submit a Service Difficulty Report or Malfunction/Defect Report?
A.
At this time you can’t attached photographs or supporting documents. Please send your attachments to the following mailbox (9-AMC-SDR-ProgMgr@faa.gov) and make sure you provide the Unique Control Number, date of submission, or Aircraft Registration.


Q. How do I submit supplemental information to a report that was previously submitted?
A.
Fill out the new record using the same Unique Control Number as the original record. We will be able to pull up both records up and update the original record with the supplemental (new) information in problem description field to alleviate any confusion. For assistance, please send us an email to the following mailbox (9-AMC-SDR-ProgMgr@faa.gov).


Q. How do I submit a report for “Components” only?
A.
If a 145 Repair Stations is only working on components and not the actual aircraft, simply fill out all of the information about the defective part of the component in Section 5 (Specific Part or Structure Causing Difficulty) and give the component information in Section 6 (Component/Assembly That Includes Defective Part). You can submit the record without the aircraft, engine, or propeller information. MORE INFO

Q. How do I submit a "Component Only" SDR?
A.
For 145 Repair Stations that may be working just components and not see the actual aircraft: You can submit component records, simply fill out all the information about the defective part of the component, in section 5 (Specific Part or Structure Causing Difficulty) and give the component information in section 6 (Component/Assembly That Includes Defective Part).

What's New in SDR

Decemeber 2021

Based on user feedback from the site re-design, we have add a "SDRS Quick Reference Guide". It is accessible in the Resources panel on the upper right-hand part of the landing page.

We value your input. Send us your comments/feedback to the following mailbox: 9-AMC-SDR-ProgMgr@faa.gov



October 2021

We are happy to announce our newly redesigned website. We hope you find it easier to use and navigate. We have updated our reference material and will continue to update it with the latest updates.

On the next release, we will be implementing validation rules to the single submission reporting and the batch file processing. This will help improve the data quality and accuracy of your submitted reports; therefore, expediting the processing of your reports.

We currently have a 20,000 record backlog; however, we will be adding additional resources to help us process the reports. We will have some major improvements coming in the very new future. We appreciate your patience and support.

We value your input. Send us your comments/feedback to the following mailbox: 9-AMC-SDR-ProgMgr@faa.gov

Q. How do I submit a "Component Only" SDR?
A.
For 145 Repair Stations that may be working just components and not see the actual aircraft: You can submit component records, simply fill out all the information about the defective part of the component, in section 5 (Specific Part or Structure Causing Difficulty) and give the component information in section 6 (Component/Assembly That Includes Defective Part).