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Document Title: AC 120-66C, Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP)
Summary: This advisory circular provides guidance for establishing an air transportation Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP). The objective of an ASAP is to encourage employees of certificate holders or other operators to voluntarily report safety information that may be critical to identifying potential precursors to accidents. Additionally the FAA has included a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) based on the policy in this proposed AC revision. The FAA has extended the comment period in order to seek comment on the attached ASAP MOU.
Documents for Download: Draft Document (PDF)
MOU Template (MS Word)
Draft Document Comment Grid (MS Word)
Reference: Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR):
  • Part 91, General Operating and Flight Rules
  • Part 119, Certification: Air Carriers and Commercial Operators
  • Part 121, Operating Requirements: Domestic, Flag, and Supplemental Operations
  • Part 135, Operating Requirements: Commuter and On Demand Operations and Rules Governing Persons On Board Such Aircraft
  • Part 145, Repair Stations
AC 120-92, Safety Management Systems for Aviation Service Providers.

FAA Order 8000.82, Designation of Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Information as Protected from Public Disclosure Under 14 CFR Part 193
Comments Due: 11/03/2016
How to Comment: Email comments to:
laura.ctr.booth@faa.gov

Deliver comments by mail or hand to:
Laura L. Booth
600 Maryland Ave SW
Suite 610E
Washington, DC 20024
Document Title: AC 120-42C, Extended Operations (ETOPS and Polar Operations)
Summary: This advisory circular (AC) concerns certificate holders applying for approval to conduct Extended Operations (ETOPS) under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 121, § 121.161, as well as certificate holders applying for approval to conduct flights where a portion of which traverse either the North or South Polar Areas, as defined in § 121.7. This AC also provides guidance in resolving operational issues to certificate holders currently conducting such operations.
Documents for Download: Draft Document (PDF)
Draft Document Comment Grid (MS Word)
Reference: Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR):
  • Part 21, Certification Procedures for Products and Articles
  • Part 25, Airworthiness Standards: Transport Category Airplanes
  • Part 121, Operating Requirements: Domestic, Flag, and Supplemental Operations
  • Part 135, Operating Requirements: Commuter and On Demand Operations and Rules Governing Persons On Board Such Aircraft
Operations Specifications (OpSpecs):
  • B050, Authorized Areas of En Route Operations, Limitations, and Provisions
  • B055, North Polar Operations
  • C055, Alternate Airport IFR Weather Minimums
  • D086, Maintenance Program Authorization for Two-Engine Airplanes Used in Extended Operation
Comments Due: 11/30/2016
How to Comment: Email comments to:
lauren.ctr.vocke@faa.gov

Deliver comments by mail or hand to:
Lauren Vocke
600 Maryland Ave SW
Suite 610E
Washington, DC 20024
Document Title: AC 91-LODA, Application and Issuance Process for a Letter of Deviation Authority Issued in Accordance with Part 91, § 91.319
Summary: This advisory circular (AC) provides information and guidance on the application and issuance process for obtaining a Letter of Deviation Authority (LODA) to utilize an experimental aircraft for compensation or hire while providing flight training. This AC describes an acceptable means, but not the only means, to provide guidance on the application and issuance process for obtaining a LODA to utilize an experimental aircraft for flight training for compensation or hire.
Documents for Download: Draft Document (PDF)
Draft Document Comment Grid (MS Word)
Reference: Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR):
  • Part 21, Certification Procedures for Products and Articles
  • Part 61, Certification: Pilots, Flight Instructors, and Ground Instructors
  • Part 91, General Operating and Flight Rules
  • Part 103, Ultralight Vehicles
  • Part 121, Operating Requirements: Domestic, Flag, and Supplemental Operations
  • Part 135, Operating Requirements: Commuter and On Demand Operations and Rules Governing Persons On Board Such Aircraft
Advisory Circulars (AC):
  • AC 90-116, Additional Pilot Program for Phase I Flight Test
  • AC 91-87, Ejection Seat Training Programs
Comments Due: 10/21/2016
How to Comment: Email comments to:
lauren.ctr.vocke@faa.gov

Deliver comments by mail or hand to:
Lauren Vocke
600 Maryland Ave SW
Suite 610E
Washington, DC 20024
Document Title: AC 91-AIPRO, Part 91 Approved Inspection Programs
Summary: This advisory circular (AC) provides new guidance and policy for the submission and review of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 91, § 91.409(f)(4) approved inspection programs.
Documents for Download: Draft Document (PDF)
Draft Document Comment Grid (MS Word)
Reference: Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR):
  • Part 43, Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, Rebuilding, and Alteration
  • Part 91, General Operating and Flight Rules
  • Part 91 subpart K, Fractional Ownership Operations
  • Part 135, Operating Requirements: Commuter and On Demand Operations and Rules Governing Persons On Board Such Aircraft
  • Part 137, Agricultural Aircraft Operations
Advisory Circulars (AC):
  • AC 121-22, Maintenance Review Boards, Maintenance Type Boards, and OEM/TCH Recommended Maintenance Procedures
Comments Due: 10/27/2016
How to Comment: Email comments to:
sonya.ctr.eskridge@faa.gov

Deliver comments by mail or hand to:
Sonya Eskridge
600 Maryland Ave SW
Suite 610E
Washington, DC 20024