AC 20-144 - Recommended Method for FAA approval of Aircraft Fire Extinguishing System Components
20-144 - Recommended Method for FAA approval of Aircraft Fire Extinguishing System Components
- Date Issued
- September 22, 2000
- Responsible Office
- ANM-100, Aircraft Certification Service, Transport Airplane Directorate
- Provides guidance on the various aspects that should be considered in the FAA approval process of fire extinguishing system components manufactured under a Production Certificate (PC), components to be FAA approved under the Part Manufacturer Approval (PMA) process, or design changes to components originally approved by either method. This AC does not constitute a regulation, however, it provides a method, for obtaining approval of aircraft fire extinguishing system components. This is intended to enhance the standardization of all FAA Aircraft Certification Offices (ACO) and Manufacturing Inspection District Offices (MIDO) in the approval process of the critical components of an aircraft fire extinguishing system.
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