U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION
Air Traffic Organization Policy

ORDER
JO 7210.3
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Effective Date:
April 3, 2014
 
     
Subject:  Facility Operation and Administration
 Includes:  Change 1 and its Errata effective 7/24/14

Chapter 15. Equipment

Section 1. General

15-1-1. RESPONSIBILITY

FSS air traffic managers must identify requirements for new and replacement equipment and facilities by budget submission.

NOTE-
Not applicable to contract facilities.

15-1-2. AIRCRAFT ORIENTATION PLOTTING BOARD

FIG 15-1-1
Example of a Standard Aircraft Orientation Plotting Board

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Maintain an aircraft orientation plotting board (see FIG 15-1-1), parallel rulers, plotters, and fine-line china marking pencils for use in aircraft orientation. Record pertinent information directly on the board using the marking pencils. After the orientation is completed, transfer the information from the plotting board to official forms for record purposes.

15-1-3. ADDITIONAL TELEPHONE SERVICE

Submit operational justification for additional local telephone service to the service area office when a facility receives or makes telephone calls amounting to an aggregate of more than 20 minutes per line during a normal daily peak hour. The rotary system must be used for this service.

15-1-4. ORDERING OVERLAYS

a. Compass Rose Clear Plastic Overlays. When ordering the overlays, use the following National Stock Numbers (NSN):

1. VOR 3-inch compass rose:
NSN 5220-01-062-8230.

2. VOR 3-inch compass rose:
NSN 5220-01-062-8231.

b. Requests for aircraft orientation plotting board and compass rose overlays should be forwarded to:

FAA Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center

P.O. Box 25082

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73125

c. Items must be ordered by using one of the following three methods:

1. LIS System: NSELITE System through Service Area office; must have NSN, user ID and password, supply support code (SSC), facility type (equipment application), and facility location identifier.

2. IMPART: www.impart.faa.gov; must have NSN, user ID and password, facility location identifier.

3. FAA Logistics Center, Customer Care Center- (405) 954-3793 or 1-888-322-9824: must have NSN or part number, supply support code (SSC), equipment application, facility location identifier.

15-1-5. LEASED EQUIPMENT SUPPLIES

a. FSSs equipped with Leased Service A Systems (LSAS) must provide all expendable items. These should normally be obtained through the FAA supply system.

b. Paper used in the LSAS monitor printer must be retained for 15 days.

c. OASIS. The vendor provides a basic quantity of consumable supplies on a yearly basis. The FAA must provide anything beyond this basic allotment.

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