FAR 52.225-7 Waiver of Buy American Statute for Civil Aircraft and Related Articles. Basic (Feb 2016) (Current)

As prescribed in 25.1101(d), insert the provision at 52.225-7, Waiver of Buy American Statute for Civil Aircraft and Related Articles, in solicitations for civil aircraft and related articles (see 25.407), if the acquisition value is less than $191,000.

Waiver of Buy American Statute for Civil Aircraft and Related Articles (Feb 2016)

(a) Definition. “Civil aircraft and related articles,” as used in this provision, means—

    (1) All aircraft other than aircraft to be purchased for use by the Department of Defense or the U.S. Coast Guard;

    (2) The engines (and parts and components for incorporation into the engines) of these aircraft;

    (3) Any other parts, components, and subassemblies for incorporation into the aircraft; and

    (4) Any ground flight simulators, and parts and components of these simulators, for use with respect to the aircraft, whether to be used as original or replacement equipment in the manufacture, repair, maintenance, rebuilding, modification, or conversion of the aircraft, and without regard to whether the aircraft or articles receive duty-free treatment under section 601(a)(2) of the Trade Agreements Act.

(b) The U.S. Trade Representative has waived the Buy American statute for acquisitions of civil aircraft and related articles from countries that are parties to the Agreement on Trade in Civil Aircraft. Those countries are Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao China, Malta, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan (Chinese Taipei), and the United Kingdom.

(c) For the purpose of this waiver, an article is a product of a country only if—

    (1) It is wholly the growth, product, or manufacture of that country; or

    (2) In the case of an article that consists in whole or in part of materials from another country, it has been substantially transformed into a new and different article of commerce with a name, character, or use distinct from that of the article or articles from which it was transformed.

(d) The waiver is subject to modification or withdrawal by the U.S. Trade Representative.

(End of provision)


Prime’s Interest;
Contracts ✖ 

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52.209-3 First Article Approval-Contractor Testing.

52.209-4 First Article Approval-Government Testing.

52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications—Commercial Products and Commercial Services.

52.215-17 Waiver of Facilities Capital Cost of Money.

52.219-18 Notification of Competition Limited to Eligible 8(a) Participants.

52.219-4 Notice of Price Evaluation Preference for HUBZone Small Business Concerns.

52.219-6 Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside.

52.219-7 Notice of Partial Small Business Set-Aside.

52.222-36 Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities.

52.227-5 Waiver of Indemnity.

52.228-15 Performance and Payment Bonds-Construction.

52.228-4 Workers’ Compensation and War-Hazard Insurance Overseas.

52.232-12 Advance Payments.

52.234-4 Earned Value Management System.

52.237-8 Restriction on Severance Payments to Foreign Nationals.

52.237-9 Waiver of Limitation on Severance Payments to Foreign Nationals.

52.209-13 Violation of Arms Control Treaties or Agreements-Certification.

252.215-7010 Requirements for Certified Cost or Pricing Data and Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data.

252.203-7001 Prohibition on Persons Convicted of Fraud or Other Defense Contract-Related Felonies.

252.225-7016 Restriction on Acquisition of Ball and Roller Bearings.

252.225-7019 Restriction on Acquisition of Anchor and Mooring Chain.

252.225-7032 Waiver of United Kingdom Levies-Evaluation of Offers.

252.225-7033 Waiver of United Kingdom Levies.

252.225-7037 Evaluation of Offers for Air Circuit Breakers.

252.242-7005 Contractor Business Systems.

252.247-7023 Transportation of Supplies by Sea.

1852.204-76 Security Requirements for Unclassified Information Technology Resources.

1852.227-70 New Technology-Other than a Small Business Firm or Nonprofit Organization.

1852.227-71 Requests for Waiver of Rights to Inventions.

1852.227-88 Government-furnished computer software and related technical data.

1852.228-76 Cross-Waiver of Liability for International Space Station Activities.

1852.228-78 Cross-Waiver of Liability for Science or Space Exploration Activities Unrelated to the International Space Station.

1852.234-2 Earned Value Management System.

1852.245-78 Physical inventory of capital personal property

5252.204-9503 Expediting Contract Closeout (NAVAIR)



3052.209-70 Prohibition on contracts with corporate expatriates

5152.225-5902 Fitness for Duty and Medical/Dental Care Limitations

652.228-71 Worker’s Compensation Insurance (Defense Base Act) - Services.

752.231-71 Salary supplements for HG employees.

952.209-72 Organizational conflicts of interest.

952.227-84 Notice of right to request patent waiver.

952.250-70 Nuclear hazards indemnity agreement.

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