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Advisory Circulars

  • RNAV-1 AC 90-100a: Approval of Area Navigation Systems for use in the U.S. National Airspace System (02/21/1975)
  • AC 90-45a: Approval of Area Navigation Systems for use in the U.S. National Airspace System (02/21/1975)
  • AC 90-96a: Approval of U.S. Operators and Aircraft to Operate Under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) in European Airspace Designated for Basic Area Navigation (B-RNAV) and Precision Area Navigation (P-RNAV)
  • AC 20-138d: Airworthiness Approval of Positioning and Navigation Systems (03/28/2014)
  • AC 25-15: Approval of Flight Management Systems in Transport Category Airplanes (11/20/1989)
  • AC 20-165: Airworthiness Approval of Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast (ADS-B) Out Systems (11/07/2012)
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Documents
Document Subject Date File
Advisory Circulars
RNAV-1 AC 90-100a Approval of Area Navigation Systems for use in the U.S. National Airspace System 02/21/1975 AC 90-100a
AC 90-45a Approval of U.S. Operators and Aircraft to Operate Under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) in European Airspace Designated for Basic Area Navigation (B-RNAV) and Precision Area Navigation (P-RNAV) 01/13/2005 AC 90-45a
AC 20-121a Airworthiness Approval of Loran-C Navigation Systems for use in the U.S. National & Airspace System (NAS) and Alaska 08/24/1988 AC 20-121a
AC 20-138a Airworthiness Approval of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Equipment 12/22/2003 AC 20-138a
AC 25-15 Approval of Flight Management Systems in Transport Category Airplanes 11/20/1989 AC 25-15
AC 20-165 Airworthiness Approval of Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast (ADS-B) Out Systems 5/21/2010 AC 20-165
AC Search Database that is a searchable repository of all aviation safety Advisory Circulars (ACs) Database Search
FAA Orders
Order 7110.10T FAA 7110.10T Flight Services 2/14/2008 PDF
Order 8400.12C Required Navigation Performance 10 (RNP 10) Operational Authorization 8400.12C
Order 8400.33 Procedures for Obtaining Authorization for RNP-4 Oceanic and Remote Area Operations 8400.33
Order 7350.8 Flight Services Location Identifiers 2/16/2006 Order 7350.8
TSO-C154c Universal Access Transceiver (UAT) Automatic Dependent Surveillance- Broadcast (ADS-B) Equipment Operating on Frequency of 978 MHz 12/2/09 TSO-C154c
TSO-C166b Extended Squitter Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) and Traffic Information Service – Broadcast (TIS-B) Equipment Operating on the Radio Frequency of 1090MHz 12/2/09 TSO-C166b
Flight Services
AIP Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP) 7/26/2012 AIP
AIM Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) 2/9/2012 AIM
Interface Reference Guide FAA ICAO Flight Planning Interface Reference Guide 11/7/2012 PDF
FAA Changes to AIM for 2012 Changes to Aeronautical Information Manual to incorporate new ICAO flight plan filing requirements – planned effective date 11/15/2012 PDF
Pending Updates
International Documents
ICAO Document 8643 Aircraft Type Designators ICAO Doc 8643

Orders

Technical Standard Orders

  • TSO-C154c: Universal Access Transceiver (UAT) Automatic Dependent Surveillance- Broadcast (ADS-B) Equipment Operating on Frequency of 978 MHz (12/2/09)
  • TSO-C166b: Extended Squitter Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) and Traffic Information Service Broadcast (TIS-B) Equipment Operating on the Radio Frequency of 1090MHz (12/2/09)