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20-43C AFS-340 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. 10-20-1976
150/5210-6D AAS-100 Aircraft Fire Extinguishing Agents

Provides guidance on Aircraft Fire Extinguishing Agents and provides an acceptable methodology for complying with Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 139, Certification of Airports.

07-08-2004
20-103 AFS-340 Aircraft Engine Crankshaft Failure Provides information and suggests procedures to increase crankshaft service life and to minimize failures. 03-07-1978
20-136B AIR-130 Aircraft Electrical and Electronic System Lightning Protection

This advisory circular (AC) provides you with information and guidance on how you can protect aircraft electrical and electronic systems from the effects of lightning. This AC describes a means, but not the only means, for you to show compliance with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 23.1306, 25.1316, 27.1316, and 29.1316, Electrical and electronic system lightning protection, as they pertain to the type or supplemental type certification of your aircraft.

This AC is not mandatory and does not constitute a regulation. However, if you use the means described in this AC to comply with 14 CFR 23.1306, 25 .1316, 27.1316, and 29.131 6, you must follow it in its entirety.

The term "must" is used to indicate mandatory requirements when following the guidance in this AC in its entirety. The terms "should" and "recommend" are used when following the guidance is recommended but not required to comply with this AC.

09-07-2011
120-94 ANM-100 Aircraft Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems Training Program 11-20-1997
187-2 AIR-230 Aircraft Certification Service Fees for Providing Production Certification-Related Services Outside the United States 03-11-1998
150/5220-21C AAS-100 Aircraft Boarding Equipment

Contains the FAA's performance standards, specifications, and recommendations for the design, manufacture, testing and maintenance of equipment used in the boarding of airline passengers. The physical area covered in this AC is that which is bounded by the door of the passenger terminal area, on one end, to the door of the aircraft, on the other end. Although this AC refers only to aircraft boarding (enplaning), all references apply equally to disembarking (deplaning) with the described procedures occurring in reverse order.

The previous version of this AC discussed only the passenger lift scenario and associated equipment. This document updates that effort and addresses the other methods and equipment used to board an aircraft, including passenger boarding bridges, ramps, lifts, and aircraft boarding chairs.

06-29-2012
150/5220-9A AAS-300 Aircraft Arresting Systems

Contains FAA standards and recommendations for the installations of aircraft arresting systems on civil airports not owned or operated by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). This AC does not describe Engineered Materials Arresting Systems (EMAS). For guidance on EMAS, see AC 150/5220-22, Engineered Materials Arresting Systems (EMAS) for Aircraft Overruns.

12-20-2006
20-67B AIR-120 Airborne VHF Communication Equipment Installations 01-16-1986
20-115C AIR-120 Airborne Software Assurance

a. This AC describes an acceptable means, but not the only means, for showing compliance with the applicable airworthiness regulations for the software aspects of airborne systems and equipment certification. This AC is not mandatory and is not a regulation. Other ACs may describe alternate means.

b. We, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), wrote this AC to recognize the following RTCA, Inc. documents (RTCA DO):

 (1) RTCA DO-178C, Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification, dated December 13, 2011.

(2) RTCA DO-330, Software Tool Qualification Considerations, dated December 13, 2011.

(3) RTCA DO-331, Model-Based Development and Verification Supplement to DO­178C and DO-278A, dated December 13, 2011.

(4) RTCA DO-332, Object-Oriented Technology and Related Techniques Supplement to DO-178C and DO-278A, dated December 13, 2011.

(5) RTCA DO-333, Formal Methods Supplement to DO-178C and DO-278A, dated December 13, 2011.

Note: RTCA DO is hereafter referred to as DO.

c. References to use of DO-178C in this AC include use of supplements and DO-330 as applicable.

d. This AC also establishes guidance for transitioning to DO-178C when making modifications to software previously approved using DO-178, DO-178A, or DO-178B.

07/19/2013 AC 20-115C

 

e. This AC also explains the use of DO-178C for Technical Standard Order (TSO) authorizations.

f. This AC does not obligate the FAA to approve any data or perform any activities as specified within the referenced RTCA documents.

 

g. If you use the means in this AC as a means of compliance, you must follow it entirely.

07-19-2013
120-34 AFS-220 Air Transportation of Mental Patients Provides guidelines to organizations and persons responsible for transportation of mental patients and outlines the responsibilities of those escorting such persons. 06-29-1977
120-32 AFS-223 Air Transportation of Handicapped Persons Identifies some of the problems handicapped air travelers face and provides some guidelines to airline personnel to help alleviate these problems. 03-25-1977
91-80 AJR-1 Air Traffic Control System Command Center (ATCSCC) Hotlines

This advisory circular provides guidance to customers of the National Airspace System (NAS) in regard to the use of and participation on ATCSCC hotlines.

06-24-2008
00-64 AFS-300 Air Medical Resource Management This AC provides guidance and information, which establish minimum guidelines for Air Medical Resource Management Training. Procedural Subject 09-22-2005
108-1 ACS-3 Air Carrier Security Provides information and guidance for implementation of new FAR 108, Airplane Operator Security 10-16-1981
120-55C AFS-400 Air Carrier Operational Approval and Use of TCAS II

 This advisory circular (AC) provides an acceptable, but not the only, means to address Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) issues related to installation and use of TCAS II regarding compliance with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) parts 121, 125, and 129 requirements for air carriers.

02-23-2011
120-16F AFS-300 Air Carrier Maintenance Programs

 

This advisory circular (AC) explains what the term "maintenance program" means. Our explanation describes the scope and content of air carrier aircraft maintenance programs. This is important as there is a significant difference between an air carrier maintenance program and an inspection program used in non-air carrier maintenance operations. We explain the background of these programs as well as the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) regulatory requirements. We also describe and explain each of the 10 elements of air carrier maintenance programs. When we use "must" or "will" in this AC, we are referencing actual regulatory requirements. When we use "we," "us," or "our" in this AC, we mean the FAA. When we use "you," "your," or "yours," we mean you, the air carrier. When we use the term "person," it has the same meaning as that in Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 1, § 1.1.

11-15-2012
120-59A AFS-230 Air Carrier Internal Evaluation Programs Provides information and guidance material that may be used by air carrier certificate holders, operating under Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Parts 121 and 135, to design or develop an Internal Evaluation Program. The procedures and practices outlined in this (AC can be applied to maintenance, flight operations, and security aspects of an air carrier’s organization. Internal evaluation guidance for certificate holders other than those operating under FAR Pars 121 and 135 may be issued separately in the future. 04-17-2006
120-44A AFS-203 Air Carrier First Aid Programs Provides guidance about first aid program resources, subjects, equipment, and pertinent regulations. This revision adds information about blood borne pathogen awareness programs. 06-06-2001
120-85 AFS-300 Air Cargo Operations Provides air carriers with recommended procedures for managing air carrier cargo operations. 06-20-2005
120-84 AFS-309 Aging Aircraft Inspections and Records Reviews

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance pertaining to aging aircraft inspections and records reviews accomplished to satisfy the requirements of the Aging Aircraft Safety Final Rule. This information represents an acceptable way, but not the only way, for an aging airplane inspection and records review to be conducted. However, if you use the means described in this AC, you must follow it in all important aspects.

 

Change 1 dated 01/15/2009

10-22-2004
60-22 AFS-800 Aeronautical Decision Making Provides introductory material, background information, and reference material on aeronautical decision making. Provides a systematic approach to risk assessment and stress management in aviation, illustrates how personal attitudes can influence decision 12-13-1991
25.629-1A ANM-114 Aeroelastic Stability Substantiation of Transport Category Airplanes Provides guidance material for acceptable means for demonstrating compliance with the provisions of part 25 of the FAR dealing with the design requirements for transport category airplanes to preclude the aeroelastic instabilities of flutter, divergence and control reversal. 07-23-1998
120-54A AFS-230 Advanced Qualification Program Provides FAA guidance for approval of an Advanced Qualification Program (AQP) under SFAR 58. 06-23-2006
121-25 AFS-224 Additional Weather Information: Domestic and Flag Air Carriers Provides guidance and standards to domestic and flag air carriers for approval of a system for obtaining forecasts and reports of adverse weather phenomena 09-16-1977

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