In March 2010 the JS1 Revelation gained its
official certification by the South African Civil
Aviation Authorities (SACAA). With SACAA Type
Certification to CS-22 and with an SACAA ICAO-
compliant Certificate of Airworthiness the JS1
Revelation should be able to be flown without
restriction in any ICAO-signatory country.
Certification has been awarded only after rigorous
analysis and testing, with robust compliance
verification by SACAA.
However JS recognises that EASA (and
its predecessor, JAA, and the German
LBA) are widely acknowledged as the
experts in glider certification and
that it is important to gain EASA
Type Certification (TC) or Type
Validation (TV) of the JS1
Revelation, both for market
confidence and to enable local
registration of the JS1 in Europe.
Local registration would allow local
maintenance procedures to be