The FAA today published a Notice in the Federal Register adding Idaho and Utah to the list of the states from which it will accept and record aircraft mechanic/artisan liens. The full list includes the following 35 out of the 50 states:
Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California (General Aviation Only), Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, and Wyoming.
If you would like more information regarding the FAA’s acceptance and recording of aircraft mechanic/artisan liens you can contact Joseph R. Standell, Aeronautical Center Counsel, Aeronautical Center (AMC-7), Federal Aviation Administration, 6500 S. MacArthur, Oklahoma City, OK 73169. Telephone (405) 954-3296. You can also read my article on mechanic’s liens in Minnesota here.