Focal for developing policy and guidance for large/small aircraft and operating certificate holders under parts 43, 91, 121, 125, 129, 133, 135, 136, and 137 for avionics, radio, instruments, and electrical systems; Support and coordinate all avionics, radio, instrument, and electrical systems policy ; focal point for avionics, radio, instruments, and electrical systems concerning maintenance regulatory aspects of parts 21, 23, 25, 27, and 29 regarding data approvals for repairs and alterations; manage focus teams to support the field and the industry on various avionics technical and operational issues (e.g., Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Focus team).

Responsibilities

  • Support and coordinate all avionics, radio, instrument, and electrical systems policy within the division.
  • Provide technical assistance to other FAA elements, government agencies, industry, and international aeronautics organizations on all operational and technical facets of avionics, radio, instruments, and electrical systems.
  • Coordinate policy concerning new and emerging technologies as they relate to avionics, radio, instruments, and electrical systems with the Flight Technologies and Procedures Division (AFS-400) and AIR Systems and Equipment Standards Branch (AIR-130).
  • Develop policy and guidance for large/small aircraft and operating certificate holders under parts 43, 91, 121, 125, 129, 133, 135, 136, and 137 for avionics, radio, instruments, and electrical systems.
  • Provide technical assistance and guidance to other agency elements concerning the regulatory aspects of maintenance, inspection, alteration, and repair.
  • Focal for avionics, radio, instruments, and electrical systems concerning maintenance regulatory aspects of parts 21, 23, 25, 27, and 29 regarding data approvals for repairs and alterations.
  • Create and manage focus teams to support the field and the industry on various avionics technical and operational issues (e.g., Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Focus Team).

Address:
Federal Aviation Administration Headquarters
Avionics Branch, AFS-360
5th Floor, 950 L'Enfant Plaza, S.W.
Washington, DC 20024

Phone: (202) 267-1675
Fax: (202) 267-1813