20-164 - Designing and Demonstrating Aircraft Tolerance to Portable Electronic Devices

Date Issued
March 15, 2010
Responsible Office
AIR-130,  Aviation Safety - Aircraft Certification Service, Aircraft Engineering Division

This advisory circular (AC) identifies RTCA, Inc., document DO-307, Aircraft Design and Certification for Portable Electronic Device (PED) Tolerance, dated October 11, 2007, and RTCA/DO-307, Change 1, dated December 16, 2008, as an acceptable means for designing and demonstrating aircraft tolerance to potential electromagnetic interference from portable electronic devices (PEDs).

This AC is not mandatory and does not constitute a regulation. In it, we describe an acceptable means, though not the only means, to demonstrate aircraft tolerance to PEDs