Airworthiness Standards: Normal, Utility, and Acrobatic Category Airplanes
This advisory circular (AC) sets forth an acceptable means of showing compliance with Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 23 and Civil Air Regulations (CAR) 3 for the flammability testing of systems and equipment in normal, utility, acrobatic, and commuter category airplanes and airships. This AC applies to Subparts D and F of part 23 and applicable sections of CAR 3 as listed in Paragraph 6a. The revision addresses systems and equipment and references other general ACs that provide guidance for other subparts of part 23.
Flight Test Guide for Certification of Part 23 Airplanes
a. This advisory circular (AC) sets forth an acceptable means, but not the only means, of showing compliance with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 23 concerning flight tests and pilot judgements. Material in this AC is neither mandatory nor regulatory in nature and does not constitute a regulation.
b. This AC is one method being utilized to achieve national standardization in normal, utility, acrobatic, and commuter category airplanes. This AC applies to Subpart B and various sections under Subparts A, D, E, F and G from § 23.1 through § 23.1589. This AC consolidates existing policy documents, and certain ACs that cover specific paragraphs of the regulations, into a single document.
c. This material is intended as a ready reference for part 23 airplane manufacturers, modifiers, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) design evaluation engineers, flight test engineers, and engineering flight test pilots, including Organization Delegation Option (DOA).
Large AC] Evaluation of Flight Loads on Small Airlpanes with T, V, +, or Y Empennage Configurations
Provides information and guidance concerning compliance with Part 23 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) applicable to evaluation of empennage design flight loads on configurations where the horizontal tail surfaces are supported by the vertical tail, or have appreciable dihedral.
CFR Part 23 Type Certification of an Airplane Originally Certificated to Joint Aviation Regulations - Very Light Airplane (JAR-VLA) Standards
Provides an acceptable means of compliance with Part 23 of the FAR for type certification of certain small airplanes.
CFR Part 23 Type Certification of an Airplane Originally Certificated to European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) (CS-VLA) Standards or Joint Aviation Requirements – Very Light Airplane (JAR-VLA)
This advisory circular (AC) sets forth an acceptable means of showing compliance with Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), part 23, for the certification of airplanes originally certificated to either European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) CS-VLA or Joint Aviation Requirements (JAR) JAR-VLA.
Fatigue, Fail-Safe, and Damage Tolerance Evaluation of Metallic Structure for Normal, Utility, Acrobatic, and Commuter Category Airplanes
Provides information and guidance concerning an acceptable means of demonstrating compliance with the requirements of Part 23 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) regarding fatigue and fail-safe evaluation of metallic airplane structure.
Type Certification Basis for Conversion from Reciprocating Engine to Turbine-Powered Part 23 Airplanes
Provides information and guidance concerning an acceptable means of showing compliance with Part 23 through amdt.23-45 of the Federal Aviation Regulations applicable to replacing reciprocating engines with gas turbine engines (turbopropeller, turbojet, or turbofan).
|23-15A||ACE-100||Small Airplane Certification Compliance Program||12-30-2003|
|23-16A||ACE-100||Powerplant Guide for Certification of Part 23 Airplanes and Airships||02-23-2004|
Installation of Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS) Approved for Part 23 Airplanes
Establishes an acceptable means, but not the only means, of obtaining FAA airworthiness approval for the installation of a TAWS that has been approved under Technical Standard Order (TSO)-C151A, Terrain Awareness and Warning System, in a Part 23 airplane. The FAA’s TSO process is a means for obtaining FAA design and performance approval for an appliance, system, or product; however, the TSO does not provide installation approval. This AC serves to provide guidance for designing an acceptable installation for a TAWS that complies with TSO-C151a. The guidance provided is specific to installations of these systems on airplanes certificated under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 23. It describes the airworthiness considerations for such installations as they apply to the unique features of the TAWS and the interface of the TAWS with other systems on the airplane.
Airframe Guide for Certification of Part 23 Airplanes
Provides information and guidance concerning acceptable means, but not the only means, of complying with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 23 Subpart C and portions of Subpart D. It consolidates the substance of existing Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) letters into a single reference. It also presents information from certain presently existing AC's that cover general topics and specific airworthiness standards. Material in this AC is neither mandatory nor regulatory. AC methods may be freely chosen, or ignored, by an applicant who seeks to demonstrate regulatory compliance. Use of FAA published AC guidance frequently speeds the design approval process for an applicant.
Acceptance Guidance on Material Procurement and Process Specifications for Polymer Matrix Composite Systems
Provides information and guidance concerning an acceptable means, but not the only means, of compliance with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 23. It is applicable to the material and process specifications, or other documents, used to ensure sufficient control of composite prepreg materials in normal, utility, acrobatic, and commuter category airplanes. Material in this AC is neither mandatory nor regulatory in nature and does not constitute a regulation.
Airworthiness Compliance Checklists Used to Substantiate Major Alterations for Small Airplanes
Guidance for Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificated (STC) Approval of Part 23 Airplane Avionics Installations
Sets guidelines for using the Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) process for the installation approval of avionics for 14 CFR, part 23 airplanes.
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.
|23-24||ACE-100||Airworthiness Compliance Checklists for Common Part 23 Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) Projects||08-24-2005|
|23-26||ACE-100||Synthetic Vision and Pathway Depictions on the Primary Flight Display||12-22-2005|
Parts and Materials Substitution for Vintage Aircraft
This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for substantiating parts or materials substitutions to maintain the safety of old or out-of-production general aviation (GA) aircraft, or other GA aircraft where the parts or materials are either difficult or impossible to obtain. This AC also provides guidance about the data required to gain Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for making these substitutions. This AC does not include specific approvals for installations. It provides guidelines to follow when collecting information needed for an FAA approval. The material in this AC is neither mandatory nor regulatory in nature and does not constitute a regulation. You may follow an alternate FAA-approved method. However, if you use the means described in this AC, you must follow it in all respects. Mandatory words such as "must" apply only to those who seek to show compliance to a specific rule by use of a method prescribed in this AC without deviation.
Minimum Flight Crew
Sets forth on method that may be used to show compliance to the requirements contained within CFR, part 23, 23.1523, which prescribes the certification requirements for minimum flight crew on part 23 airplanes.
System Safety Analysis and Assessment for Part 23 Airplanes
This advisory circular (AC) sets forth an acceptable means of showing compliance with Title 14 of the Code .of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), § 23.1309, through Amendment 23-6.2: for equipment, systems, and installations in 14 CFR part 23 airplanes. This AC is not mandatory and does not constitute a regulation. It is issued for guidance purposes and to outline a method of compliance with the rules. An applicant may elect to follow an alternate method, provided the FAA finds it to be an acceptable means of complying with the applicable requirements of 14 CFR. However, if the applicant uses the means described in the AC, they must follow it in all important respects.
Installation of Electronic Display in Part 23 Airplanes
This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for showing compliance with certain requirements of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), part 23, as well as general guidance for the design, installation, integration, and approval of electronic flight deck displays, components, and systems installed in part 23 category airplanes. The guidance provided in this document is directed to airplane and avionics manufacturers, modifiers, and operators of part 23 category airplanes. Applicants for a technical standard order (TSO) should consider following the guidance in this AC when the TSO requirements do not provide sufficient guidance. The main purpose of this revision of the AC is providing the guidance for the requirements in the turbojet rulemaking and some general updating due to lessons learned and advance and emerging technologies.
Certification of Part 23 Airplanes for Flight in Icing Conditions
Type Certification of Oxygenates and Oxygenated Gasoline Fuels in Part 23 Airplanes with Reciprocating Engines
Provides information and guidance concerning an acceptable means of compliance with Part 3 of the Civil Air Regulations (CAR) and Part 23 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR), applicable to approval procedures for certification of alternate fuels. Also apply to those airplanes approved under Part 4a of the CAR and Aeronautics Bulletin 7a.
Means of Compliance with Title 14 CFR, Part 23, § 23.629, Flutter
Presents information and guidance to provide one means, but not the only means, of complying with Section 23.629, Flutter (including flutter, airfoil divergence, and control reversal) of Part 23 of the Federal Aviation Regulations.
|23-10||ACE-111||Auxiliary Fuel Systems for Reciprocating and Turbine Powered Part 23 Airplanes||08-05-1991|