Document Title: AC21-TBD
Summary: This Advisory Circular establishes a process for TSOA holders to demonstrate design organization capabilities to allow the FAA to reduce review of design data during TSOA applications.
Documents for Download: Draft Document (PDF)
Draft Document Comment Grid (MS Word)
Reference:
Comments Due: April 18, 2016
How to Comment: Email comments to:
doug.law@faa.gov

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Federal Aviation Administration
Design Certification Section - AIR-111, 5th Floor
950 L'Enfant Plaza SW
Washington, DC 20024

Fax comments to:
202-267-1736
Document Title: Compatibility of Changes to Type Design Installed on Aircraft.
Summary: The Limitations Section on Supplemental Type Certificates includes the statement, "The installer must determine whether this design change is compatible with previously approved modifications." This advisory circular provides engineering guidance to installers on determining the compatibility of the installation of approved changes to type design where previously approved changes to type design are installed on aircraft.
Documents for Download: Draft Document (PDF)
Draft Document Comment Grid (MS Word)
Reference: AC 21-COMP
Comments Due: May 9, 2016
How to Comment: Email comments to:
Edward.Garino@faa.gov

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Federal Aviation Administration
Design, Manufacturing and Airworthiness Division
Design Certification Section
950 L'Enfant Plaza SW, 5th Floor Washington, DC 20024

Fax comments to:
202-267-1813
Document Title: AC 23.10 FAA Accepted Means of Compliance Process for 14 CFR Part 23
Summary: This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance how to submit applicant proposed means of compliance to the FAA for acceptance by the Administrator in accordance with proposed § 23.10, Accepted means of compliance. This AC is required for the new performance-based part 23 currently open for public comment in Docket# FAA-2015-1621 on Regulations.gov. For your convenience, an MS Word 97-2003 Comment Table has been provided.
Documents for Download: Draft Document (PDF)
Draft Document Comment Grid (MS Word)
Reference: 14 CFR Part 23
Comments Due: May 13, 2016
How to Comment: Email comments to:
lowell.foster@faa.gov

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Federal Aviation Administration
Small Airplane Directorate
Regulations & Policy, ACE-111, Rm 301
901 Locust Street
Kansas City, MO 64106

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816-329-4090
Document Title: AC 21-46A, Technical Standard Program (TSO)
Summary: Publish revision A to existing AC 21-46, TSO program. This revision provides the latest guidance for applicant to follow in participating in the TSO program.
Documents for Download: Draft Document (PDF)
Reference: 14 CFR part 21, sub-part O
Comments Due: May 20, 2016
How to Comment: Email comments to:
ky.ngo@faa.gov

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Federal Aviation Administration
Design, Manufacturing and Airworthiness Division,
AIR-100
950 L'Enfant Plaza SW, 5th Floor
Washington DC, 20024

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202-267-1813
Document Title: Alternate Methods of Compliance
Summary: Advisory Circular 39-xx, Alternative Methods of Compliance (AMOC), has been created to provide guidance to persons seeking approval of an AMOC. This guidance was removed from FAA Order 8110.103A. The AC provides information regarding how to propose an AMOC, where to submit it, and has frequently asked questions about AMOCs.
Documents for Download: Draft Document (PDF)
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Reference: Public Comments on AC 39-XX
Comments Due: May 30, 2016
How to Comment: Email comments to:
robert.a.romero@faa.gov

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Federal Aviation Administration
AIR-140, Operational Oversight Policy Branch
10101 Hillwood Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76177

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817-222-5959
Document Title: AC 33.15-3, Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) Metallic Part Material Compliance Using Comparative Test and Analysis Method for Turbine Engines or Auxiliary Power Units
Summary: This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance to compare Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) materials with type design materials used in turbine engine parts or auxiliary power unit (APU) parts. The approach describes a comparative test and analysis method (CTAM) that can be used to demonstrate that the PMA part material is at least equivalent to the type design part material.
Documents for Download: Draft Document (MS Word)
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Comments Due: July 20, 2016
How to Comment: Email comments to:
timoleon.mouzakis@faa.gov

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FAA, Aviation Safety (AVS)
Aircraft Certification Service
Engine & Propeller Directorate
ANE-111, Rulemaking and Policy
1200 District Avenue
Burlington, MA 01803

Fax comments to:
781-238-7199