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20-97B - Aircraft Tire Maintenance and Operational Practices

Date Issued
April 18, 2005
Responsible Office
This advisory circular (AC) provides recommended tire care and maintenance practices needed to assure the safety of support personnel and the continued airworthiness of aircraft. Specifically, this AC provides guidance on the installation, inflation, maintenance, and removal of aircraft tires. In addition, this AC provides guidance on those operational practices necessary to maintain safe aircraft operations. This AC is not mandatory and does not constitute a regulation. It is issued for guidance purposes and to outline acceptable tire maintenance and operational practices. In lieu of following this method without deviation, operators may elect to follow an alternative method that has also been found acceptable by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Number Title Date
20-97A High-Speed Tire Maintenance and Operational Practices
Provides information and guidance for maintaining aircraft tires to ensure their continued airworthiness.