(b) A certificated repair station that performs inspections for a certificate holder conducting operations under part 125 must follow the operator's FAA-approved inspection program.
(c) A certificated repair station that performs maintenance, preventive maintenance, or alterations for a foreign air carrier or foreign person operating a U.S.-registered aircraft under part 129 must follow the operator's FAA-approved maintenance program.
(d) Notwithstanding the housing requirement of §145.103(b), the FAA may grant approval for a certificated repair station to perform line maintenance for an air carrier certificated under part 121 or part 135, or a foreign air carrier or foreign person operating a U.S.-registered aircraft in common carriage under part 129 on any aircraft of that air carrier or person, provided—
(1) The certificated repair station performs such line maintenance in accordance with the operator's manual, if applicable, and approved maintenance program;
(2) The certificated repair station has the necessary equipment, trained personnel, and technical data to perform such line maintenance; and
(3) The certificated repair station's operations specifications include an authorization to perform line maintenance.