Strobe Light System Inspection
Advises the general aviation community of the importance of proper maintenance of capacitive discharge strobe light systems which are installed within or near fuel systems.
Gyroscopic Instruments - Good Operating Practices
Issued to re-emphasize to general aviation instrument-rated pilots the need to determine the proper operation of gyroscopic instruments, the importance of instrument crosschecks and proficiency in partial-panel operations.
Sets forth an acceptable means, but not the only means, by which compliance may be shown with FAR 25.253 during certification flight tests.
Surplus Military Aircraft: A Briefing for Prospective Buyers
Provides many answers to questions regarding the purchasing of surplus military aircraft (type certification, is the aircraft flyable, is it sold for spare parts, scrap?).
Aircraft Fuel Control
Alerts the aviation community to the potential hazards of inadvertent mixing or contamination of turbine and piston fuels, and provides recommended fuel control and servicing procedures.
Reporting Requirements of Air Carriers, Commercial Operators, Travel Clubs, and Air Taxi Operators of Large and Small Aircraft
Clarifies the mechanical reliability reporting requirements contained in Parts 121, 127, and 135 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) and the accident and incident reporting requirements of Part 830 (old Part 430) of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), Safety Investigation Regulations.
Repair Station Limited Ratings Beech 18 Series Aircraft
Advises of a required limited repair station rating to perform X-ray inspection of the Beech 18 wing and center section spar, and of the procedures for application.
Aviation Security: Air Taxi Commercial Operators (ATCO)
Provides recommended security measures applicable to ATCO operations that should minimize the effects of crimes directed against air transportation.
Reciprocating Engine Overhaul Terminology and Standards
[Large AC] Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics Powerplant Handbook
Designed to familiarize student mechanics with the construction, theory of operation, and maintenance of aircraft powerplants. SN 050-007-00373-1
[Large AC] Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics Airframe Handbook
Designed to familiarize student mechanics with airframe construction, repair, and the operating theory of airframe systems. SN 050-007-00391-9
Citizen Participation in Airport Planning
Provides guidance for citizen involvement in airport planning. Although not mandatory for airport grant programs, it explains the need for early citizen participation.
Note: Portions of this AC are under review for update. Please contact the appropriate Regional Office or Airports District Office for assistance.
Technical Information Regarding Civil Aeronautics Manuals 1, 3, 4a, 4b, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, and 14
Advises the public that policy information contained in the subject Civil Aeronautics Manuals may be used in conjunction with specific sections of the Federal Aviation Regulations.
VOR Course Errors Resulting from 50 kHz Channel Mis-Selection
Provides information concerning a potentially hazardous situation when a 200 channel VOR receiver is inadvertently mistuned by 50 kHz from the frequency of a 100 kHz ground station.
Marking of TSO-C72b Individual Flotation Devices
Outlines acceptable methods for marking individual flotation devices which also serve as seat cushions
Approval of Area Navigation Systems for use in the U.S. National Airspace System
Provides guidelines for implementation of two-dimensional area navigation (2D RNAV) within the U.S. National Airspace System (NAS). Provides for both VOR/DME dependent systems and self-contained systems such as Inertial Navigation Systems (INS).
AC 20-138C - Airworthiness Approval of Positioning and Navigation Systems supersedes the airworthiness considerations in AC 90-45A, Approval of Area Navigation Systems for use in the U.S. National Airspace System. Equipment previously approved per the airworthiness guidance in AC 90-45A is still valid for the operations and conditions stated in their approvals.
Aviation Weather For Pilots and Flight Operations Personnel
Provides an up-to-date and expanded text for pilots and other flight operations personnel whose interest in meteorology is primarily in its application to flying.
Aircraft Gound Handling and Servicing
This advisory Circular contains information and guidance for the servicing and ground handling aircraft.
|00-34A||AFS-340||Aircraft Gound Handling and Servicing||07-29-1974|
Pilot Transition Courses for Complex Single Engine and Light, Twin-Engine Airplanes
A guide to the procedures and standards to be followed for a thorough and comprehensive checkout in modern single- and twin-engine aircraft. SN 050-007-00226-2
Truth in Leasing
Provides information and guidance for lessees and conditional buyers of U.S. registered large civil aircraft. If you are planning to charter an airplane take a moment to learn about chartered and leased aircraft.
|21-13||AIR-200||Standard Airworthiness Certification of Surplus Military Aircraft and Aircraft Built from Spare and Surplus Parts||04-05-1973|
|00-33A||AFS-400||Nickel-Cadmium Battery Operational, Maintenance, and Overhaul Practices||02-14-1973|
Nickel-Cadmium Battery Operational, Maintenance, and Overhaul Practices
This circular provides guidelines for more reliable nickel-cadmium battery operation through proper operational and maintenance practices, and has been reissued to include reconditioning information.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) Contamination in Aircraft Detection and Prevention
Provides information on the potential dangers of carbon monoxide contamination from faulty engine exhaust systems or cabin heaters of the exhaust gas heat exchanger type.