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Document Title: AC 135-7B, Part 135: Additional Maintenance Requirements for Aircraft Type Certificated for Nine or Less Passenger Seats
Summary: This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for establishing acceptable methods of compliance with additional Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulation (14 CFR) part 135 maintenance requirements for certain air carriers and commercial operators. This AC also provides part 135 certificate holders with an acceptable means, but not the only means, of complying with regulations.
Documents for Download: Draft Document (PDF)
Draft Document Comment Grid (MS Word)
Reference: Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR):
  • Part 1, Definitions and Abbreviations
  • Part 23, Airwothiness Standards: Normal, Utility, Acrobatic, and Commuter Category Airplanes
  • Part 25, Airworthiness Standards: Transport Category Airplanes
  • Part 27, Airworthiness Standards: Normal Category Rotorcraft
  • Part 29, Airworthiness Standards: Transport Category Rotorcraft
  • Part 33, Airworthiness Standards: Aircraft Engines
  • Part 135, Operating Requirements: Commuter and On Demand Operations and Rules Governing Persons On Board Such Aircraft
AC 20-77, Use of Manufacturers’ Maintenance Manuals

FAA Order 8620.2, Applicability and Enforcement of Manufacturer's Data.
Comments Due: July 5, 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
Document Title: AC 145-9A, Guide for Developing and Evaluating Repair Station and Quality Control Manuals
Summary: This document is a guide for developing and evaluating the Repair Station Manual (RSM) and Quality Control Manual (QCM) required by 14 CFR part 145, §§ 145.207 through 145.211. This guide does not provide a complete sample RSM and QCM for all repair stations. The examples included illustrate one of many possible ways to comply with the regulations.
Documents for Download: Draft Document (PDF)
Draft Document Comment Grid (MS Word)
Reference: Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR):
  • Part 121, Operating Requirements: Domestic, Flag, and Supplemental Operations
  • Part 125, Certification and Operations: Airplanes Having a Seating Capacity of 20 or More Passengers or a Maximum Payload Capacity of 6,000 Pounds or More; and Rules Governing Persons on Board Such Aircraft
  • Part 129, Operations: Foreign Air Carriers and Foreign Operators of U.S.-Registered Aircraft Engaged in Common Carriage
  • Part 135, Operating Requirements: Commuter and On Demand Operations and Rules Governing Persons On Board Such Aircraft
  • Part 145, Repair Stations
Comments Due: 07/20/2016
How to Comment: Email comments to:
kristin.ctr.renaut@faa.gov

Deliver comments by mail or hand to:
Kristin Renaut
600 Maryland Ave SW
Suite 610E
Washington, DC 20024
Document Title: AC 137-1B, Certification Process for Agricultural Aircraft Operators
Summary: This advisory circular (AC) describes an acceptable means, but not the only means, for an agricultural aircraft operator to apply for an agricultural aircraft operating certificate under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 137. The AC also addresses safety practices for agricultural operators.
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 43, Maintenance, Preventative Maintenance, Rebuilding, and Alteration
  • Part 61, Certification: Pilots, Flight Instructors, and Ground Instructors
  • Part 91, General Operating and Flight Rules
  • Part 137, Agricultural Aircraft Operations
Order 8900.1 Volume 16, Unmanned Aircraft Systems.

Public Law 112-95, Section 333.
Comments Due: 07/25/2016
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