20-158 - The Certification of aircraft Electrical and Electronic Systems for Operation in the High-Intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF) Environment
- Date Issued
- July 30, 2007
- Responsible Office
- This advisory circular (AC) will show you how to gain Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval of your compliance with Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) §§ 23.1308, 25.1317, 27.1317, and 29.1317, High-intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF) protection. This AC is not mandatory and does not constitute a regulation. It describes an acceptable means, but is not the only means, to show you how to gain certification for protection of the operation of electrical and electronic systems on an aircraft when the aircraft is exposed to an external HIRF environment. However, if you use the means described in this AC, you must follow it in all important respects.
- AC 20-158.pdf (PDF, 220 KB)