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Engineering Authorizations Database

The Engineering Authorizations Database (EAD) Front and Back ends are available here - note that these are always the latest versions available. To aid clarity, the legacy versions have been moved to the base of the page and re-numbered with a "L" in the item number.

You should always update to the latest versions as soon as practicable - Please note the remarks against item 1 so that the correct version is used dependant on your IT system .

Please Note - if you are accessing this site from a MOD network on the RLI (eg DII), you will not be able to download any of the "zipped" files due to their incompatability with the EGS Firewall.  In this case, you should use the MAA website hosted on the Defence Intranet. 

Important Note:
The Stn_Ship_Unit File, (Item 3) should only be used if you want to develop an authorizations database from scratch. Those Stn/Ship/Units that have already started using the system must not overwrite their current version, as it WILL delete all of their data.

                                    
Item   File Details Release Date Version
1- WinXP Only MAP-01 Engineering Authorizations Database.mde - Ver 1.63 - This minor update is to prevent a recurance of the database not opening due to an expired message. It is advised to update to this version to save future problems.  Please note that this is a zip file, so needs to be downloaded and then unzipped before it can be used 17-Feb-2017 MAP Ver 1.63
1 - Win7/Access 2010 Only MAP-01 Engineering Authorizations Database.mde - Update to Ver 2.3 - his change has been made following reports of the database not opening due to an expired message.  - users should update as soon as practicable.
General Note: This version has the same functionality as Version 1.63 but has been converted to operate under Windows 7/Access 2010. It must be used once you have migrated to Win7/Access 2010 and you need to update the EAD or you experience any problems in daily use. Note - all other EAD files are compatible with both Win XP/Access 2003 and Win7/Access 2010 operating systems (OS's). Please note that this is a zip file, so needs to be downloaded and then unzipped before it can be used.
17-Feb-2017 Map Ver 2.2 - 2010
 1 - Office 365/Access 2013  MAP-01 Engineering Authorizations Database.mde - Update to Ver 2.3 - his change has been made following reports of the database not opening due to an expired message.  - users should update as soon as practicable.
General Note: This version has the same functionality as Version 1.63 but has been converted to operate under O365/Access 2013. It must be used once you have migrated to a system running Access 2013 and you need to update the EAD or you experience any problems in daily use. Note - MAP-01 Eng Auth Back End will also need to be updated to the specific version for Access 2013 to work correctly. Please note that this is a zip file, so needs to be downloaded and then unzipped before it can be used. 
 17-Feb-2017  MAP Ver 2.2-2013
2- Access 2003  - 2010 MAP-01 Eng Auth Back End.mdb – PLEASE NOTE – Due to a production error, Auth J379 was omitted from Version 7 - Therefore Version 7.1 is published -  For the detailed changes, please refer to MAP-01 Chapter 0.5. You must update to this revised version soonest to ensure your database is to the latest standard, as various changes have been made to the MAP Authorisations set. 08-Jun-2015 MAP Issue 7.1
 2- O365/Access 2013  MAP-01 Eng Auth Back End.mdb -  this version contains the same data as above but has been converted for Access 2013 and above only. Please use this if you Access is of these versions to ensure trouble-free operation.  08-Jun-2015  MAP Issue 7.1-2013
3- All OS's JAP100A-01 Eng Auth Stn_Ship_Unit BackEnd.mdb
 ONLY use this file if starting a new EAD from fresh - otherwise it WILL lose ALL your data
31-May-2003 Initial Issue
       
   Please Note:-  The files below have been retained here for Reference purposes only as they were deemed obsolescent post the 1 Aug 2011 stand-up of the MAA Regulatory Publications Suite    
 1L Obsolescent Post 1 Aug 11 - For Reference only - JAP100A-01 Engineering  Authorizations Database.mde - updated 17 Dec 10 - Bug in Auth Extraction for  Local Auths Fixed - now prints out all Local Auths that have ‘Auth Granted’  ticked  17-Dec-2010  JAP Ver 12.4
 2L Obsolescent Post 1 Aug 11 - For Reference only - JAP100A-01 Eng Auth Back End.mdb - This is the AL22 Change 1 (new as at 13 May 11) version, containing the latest JAP 100A-01 Authorizations table, which include new Auths for NDT, and a new Location Code for RAF Honington  12-May-2011  AL 22-Change1