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20-150A - : Airworthiness Approval of Satellite Voice Equipment Supporting Air Traffic Service (ATS) Communication

Date Issued
August 22, 2011
Responsible Office
AIR-130,  Aviation Safety - Aircraft Certification Service, Aircraft Engineering Division
Description

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance on airworthiness approval for designers, manufacturers, and installers of satellite voice equipment supportingair traffic service (ATS).  In this AC, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recommends one way to gain airworthiness approval for satellite voice equipment.  This AC is not mandatory and does not constitute a regulation.  This AC describes an acceptable means, but not the only means, to gain airworthiness approval for your satellite voice equipment.  However, if you use the means described in this AC, you must follow it in its entirety.