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)
Draft Document Comment Grid (MS Word)
Reference: Public Comments on AC 39-XX
Comments Due: May 30, 2016
How to Comment: Email comments to:
robert.a.romero@faa.gov

Deliver comments by mail or hand to:
Federal Aviation Administration
AIR-140, Operational Oversight Policy Branch
10101 Hillwood Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76177

Fax comments to:
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)
Draft Document Comment Grid (MS Word)
Reference:
Comments Due: July 20, 2016
How to Comment: Email comments to:
timoleon.mouzakis@faa.gov

Deliver comments by mail or hand to:
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