News and Updates

FAA Order 1800.66 Revision Status (May 2014)

FAA Order 1800.66 is going under revision. ECM is restructuring and updating the Order using community feedback from the interviews previously conducted and comments and concerns captured during recent meetings. CM community input, external processes (e.g., AMS and SMS) and organizational changes affecting the policy will also be included. Please stay tuned for more details!

View PDF Document Links in NAS-MD-001

ECM is pleased to announce new RepCON functionality that will allow users with an active account to view NAS level documentation. This includes IRDs, ICDs, and FAA Standards. Select either the Document Type report or Configuration Item report and then click on the underlined hot link to open the PDF file. To request a user account, go to and click the link to apply for a new ID.

FAA Order 1800.66, Change 3 Approved

FAA Order 1800.66 Change 3 was approved March 3, 2012. Change 3 removed references to the Notice N JO 1800.2, NCP Process Support of the Safety Management System (SMS), dated September 28, 2006 which is cancelled. Plans to separate 1800.66 CM Policy from Procedures are underway and progress will be announced!

NCP Submission Timeline & Program Milestone Charts

The milestone charts were developed using agency policies and guidance. These diagrams may be used as a planning tool for your specific NAS program, service and or investment. These charts depict the standard AMS system milestones with typical NCP submission timeframes. Use these charts as guidance only and tailor as required.

Are you new to CM? Enterprise Configuration Management and Information Data Services presents the CM Awareness Course, available through eLMS, is also now available for contractor support through the link below. Contractors will not receive credit but the presentation is beneficial as a primer for configuration management and configuration management in the FAA.