Document Title: Alternate Methods of Compliance
Summary: Order 8110.103, Alternative Methods of Compliance (AMOC), is being revised. The major change is to remove guidance associated with the responsibilities of the AMOC requester. These responsibilities have been included in the companion advisory circular, AC 39-XX. In addition, there is revised information concerning required flight standards coordination, delegated AMOCs, AMOCs on appliances, and military commercial derivative aircraft. A proposed template for AMOC responses has also been added.
Documents for Download: Draft Document (PDF)
Draft Document Comment Grid (MS Word)
Reference: Order 8110.103B
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: 8110.56B, Restricted Category Type Certification
Summary: This revision updates FAA's policy on the type certification of both civil-derived and military-derived restricted category aircraft. This revision includes a restructuring and re-arrangement of Chapters 2, 3 and 4, as well as clarifications of existing policy. In addition, this revision includes several areas of new policy, primarily aimed at military surplus aircraft. See Paragraph 1-6 for a more-detailed explanation of changes.
Documents for Download: Draft Document (PDF)
Draft Document Comment Grid (MS Word)
Reference: 14 CFR 21.25
Comments Due: July 6, 2016
How to Comment: Email comments to:
graham.long@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:
202-267-1813
Document Title: Airworthiness Certification of Aircraft
Summary: This order establishes policies and procedures for issuing airworthiness certificates, export certificates of airworthiness, and special flight authorizations for aircraft. This order applies to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) aviation safety inspectors and certain persons designated to act as representatives of the FAA. The purpose of this revision is to make this order easier to read, understand, and apply. This is largely accomplished via re-organizing the material around a common process, removing duplicate information, and extensive editing for clarity. Although this is a substantial change to the current text of the Order, this revision incorporates minimal change in policies and procedures.
Documents for Download: Draft Document (PDF)
Draft Document Comment Grid (PDF)
Distribution Table (PDF)
Reference: FAA Order 8130.2J, Airworthiness Certification of Aircraft
Comments Due: July 29, 2015
How to Comment: Email comments to:
james.e.newberger@faa.gov

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Federal Aviation Administration
5th Floor (Attn: AIR-113/JN)
950 L'Enfant Plaza SW
Washington, DC 20024

Fax comments to:
202-267-1812