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?).
Surge and Stall Characteristics of Aircraft Turbine Engines
Provides guidance material for acceptable means of demonstrating compliance with the requirements of Part 33 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) relative to surge and stall characteristics and thrust response of turbine engines. These guidelines do not constitute a regulation and are therefore not mandatory.
Surface Movement Guidance and Control System
Describes the standards and provides guidance in the development of a Surface Movement Guidance and Control System (SMGCS) plan for U.S. airports where scheduled air carriers are authorized to conduct operations when the visibility is less than 1,200 feet runway visual range.
Surface Drainage Design
Provides guidance for engineers, airport managers, and the public in the design and maintenance of airport surface drainage systems. Combines existing surface drainage topics covered in different agency manuals into one Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) document that will serve as the design and analysis standard for surface drainage for FAA and the Department of Defense. Consolidated file contains Change 1.
Substitute Technical Standard Order (TSO) Aircraft Equipment
Sets forth an acceptable means for complying with rules governing aircraft equipment installations in cases involving the substitution of technical standard order equipment for functionally similar TSO approved equipment.
|150/5200-35A||AAS-100||Submitting the Airport Master Record in Order to Activate a New Airport||09-23-2010|
Submittal Of Data To An ACO, A DER Or An ODA For A Major Repair Or Major Alteration
This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for creating a complete data package when data is submitted to a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), aircraft certification office (ACO) or to FAA designees, to support a major repair or major alteration.
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.
Status of Federal Aviation Regulations
This circular provides the public with the current publication status of the looseleaf Federal Aviation Regulations, prices, and order form. This Advisory Circular will be updated later this year because of the frequent changes.
|00-44II||AGC-200||Status of Federal Aviation Regulations||05-01-1997|
Standards for Using Remote Sensing Technologies in Airport Surveys
Provides guidance on the use of remote sensing technologies in the collection of data describing the physical infrastructure of an airport. This version is a substantial rewrite and includes new sections on remote sensing technologies other than aerial imagery (primarily LIDAR) for collecting airport data. See also the Airports GIS website.
Standards for Specifying Construction of Airports
Provides standards for the construction of airports. Items covered in this AC include general provisions, earthwork, flexible base courses, rigid base courses, flexible surface courses, rigid pavement, fencing, drainage, turfing, and lighting installation.
Access related Pay Reduction Spreadsheets on our Airport Design Software page.
Standards for Airport Sign Systems
Contains standards for the siting and installation of signs on airport runways and taxiways, including taxiway ending markers, location signs, runway distance remaining signs, mandatory hold signs associated with POFZ and CAT II/III operations, and many others.
Standards for Airport Markings
Contains the FAA standards for markings used on airport runways, taxiways, and aprons. This AC cancels the Signs and Marking Supplement (SAMS).
This document is consolidated to include Change 1, dated November 17, 2010.
Standardized Procedures for Requesting Field Approval of Data, Major Alterations, and Repairs
Describes standardized procedures for requesting field approvals for certificated products. It describes the field approval process, data that supports making an alteration or repair, and the purpose and uses of the Aircraft Flight Manual Supplements (AFMS) and Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICA). This AC also gives instructions for completing the Field Approval Checklist and shows a sample Compliance Checklist format.
Standardized Method of Reporting Airport Pavement Strength - PCN
Provides guidance for using the standardized International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) method, called the Aircraft Classification Number – Pavement Classification Number (ACN-PCN) method, to report airport runway, taxiway, and apron pavement strength. Includes instructions for using the COMFAA program to calculate ACN values to determine PCN.
Also provides guidance for reporting changes to airport data that is generally published on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Form 5010, Airport Master Record, particularly those data elements associated with Gross Weight (Data Elements 35 through 38) and Pavement Classification Number (Data Element 39).
Access COMFAA and related Support Spreadsheet on our Airport Design Software page.
Standardization Guide for Integrated Cockpits in Part 23 Airplanes
The AC acknowledges the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) Publication #12, “Recommended Practices and Guidelines for an Integrated Flightdeck/Cockpit in a 14 CFR (or equivalent) Certificated Airplane,” as an acceptable means for showing compliance with applicable requirements for electronic displays in part 23 airplanes. Guidance in AC 23.1311, SAE, and RTCA documents was used in developing the GAMA Publication #12. (GAMA Publication #12 is available from GAMA. Their website is 222.gama.aera.) A combined industry and FAA team developed the GAMA publication.
Standard Operating Procedures for Flight Deck Crewmembers.
Presents background, basic concepts and philosophy in respect to SOP. SOP’s are universally recognized as basic to safe aviation operations. Effective crew coordination and crew performance, two central concepts of crew resource management depend upon the crew’s having a shared mental model of each task. That mental model, in turn, is founded on SOP’s. This AC emphasizes that SOP’s must be clear, comprehensive, and readily available in the manuals used by flight deck crewmembers. A comprehensive SOP template is provided.
|21-13||AIR-200||Standard Airworthiness Certification of Surplus Military Aircraft and Aircraft Built from Spare and Surplus Parts||04-05-1973|
Stall and Stick Pusher Training
The information contained in this advisory circular (AC) was developed based on a review of recommended practices developed by major airplane manufacturers, labor organizations, air carriers, training organizations, simulator manufacturers, and industry representative organizations. This AC does not provide guidance for full aerodynamic stall training, which industry and government stakeholders are now developing. Once developed, this AC will be revised to include that guidance.
The goal of this AC is to provide best practices and guidance for training, testing, and checking for pilots, within existing regulations, to ensure correct and consistent responses to unexpected stall warnings and stick pusher activations. This AC emphasizes reducing the angle of attack (AOA) at the first indication of a stall as the primary means of approach-to-stall or stall recovery. Additionally, this AC provides guidance for operators and training centers in the development of stall and stick pusher event training.
|61-67C||AFS-840||Stall and Spin Awareness Training||09-25-2000|
This advisory circular (AC) provides suggestions to improve sport parachuting safety and disseminates information to assist all parties associated with sport parachuting in compliance with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 105. It also contains information for jumpers and riggers on parachuting equipment, on-airport parachuting operations, jump pilot training, aircraft maintenance programs, parachute rigging, and procedures for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorization for flight operations with a door removed or modified.
Specification for Wind Cone Assemblies
Contains a specification for wind cone assemblies to be used to provide wind information to pilots of aircraft.
Specification for Series to Series Isolation Transformers for Airport Lighting Systems
Contains the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) specifications for series to series isolation transformers for use in airport lighting systems.
Specification for Runway and Taxiway Signs
Contains the FAA specifications for unlighted and lighted signs to be used on taxiways and runways. See also Engineering Brief 67: Light Sources Other than Incandescent and Xenon for Airport and Obstruction Lighting Fixtures.