Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)
Federal Register Publication Date Title
June 2016
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Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (PDF)
April 21, 2016Registration of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operated Under Exemptions Issued by the FAA (PDF)
December 21, 2015Registration and Marking Requirements for Small Unmanned Aircraft; OMB approval of information collection (PDF)
December 16, 2015Registration and Marking Requirements for Small Unmanned Aircraft (PDF)
October 22, 2015Clarification of the Applicability of Aircraft Registration Requirements for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Request for Information Regarding Electronic Registration for UAS (PDF)
Proposed Rules (NPRMs)
Federal Register Publication Date Title
June 1, 2016Updates to Rulemaking and Waiver Procedures and Expansion of the Equivalent Level of Safety Option (PDF)
May 16, 2016Slot Management and Transparency for LaGuardia Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport, and Newark Liberty International Airport; Withdrawal (PDF)
May 12, 2016Regulatory Relief: Aviation Training Devices; Pilot Certification, Training, and Pilot Schools; and Other Provisions (PDF)
March 14, 2016Revision of Airworthiness Standards for Normal, Utility, Acrobatic, and Commuter Category Airplanes (PDF)
Final Rules
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May 24, 2016Acceptance Criteria for Portable Oxygen Concentrators Used On Board Aircraft (PDF)
May 20, 2016Correction - Flight Simulation Training Device Qualification Standards for Extended Envelope and Adverse Weather Event Training Tasks (PDF)
April 12, 2016Aviation Training Device Credit for Pilot Certification (PDF)
April 5, 2016RTCA Special Committee (224) Airport Security Access Control Systems (PDF)
March 30, 2016Flight Simulation Training Device Qualification Standards for Extended Envelope and Adverse Weather Event Training Tasks (PDF)
March 16, 2016Air Carrier Contract Maintenance Requirements; Technical Amendment (PDF)
February 16, 2016Harmonization of Airworthiness Standards--Fire Extinguishers and Class B and F Cargo Compartments (PDF)
Federal Register Notices
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June 7, 2016 Recommendations for Facilities Realignments To Support Transition to NextGen as Part of Section 804 of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012-Part 2; Request for Comments (PDF)
National Facilities Realignment and Consolidation Report (PDF)
May 24, 2016RTCA Program Management Committee (PDF)
May 24, 2016RTCA Special Committee 217 Aeronautical Databases (PDF)
May 24, 2016RTCA Tactical Operations Committee (PDF)
May 23, 2016RTCA Special Committee 230 (SC-230) Airborne Weather Detection Systems (Joint With WG-95 Inflight Ice Long Range Awareness Systems) (PDF)
May 23, 2016RTCA Special Committee 225 (SC-225) Rechargeable Lithium Battery and Battery Systems (PDF)
May 16, 2016RTCA Special Committee 233 Addressing Human Factors/Pilot Interface Issues for Avionics (PDF)
May 12, 2016Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee--New Task (PDF)
March 25, 2016Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee Meeting on Transport Airplane and Engine Issues (PDF)
November 10, 2015Random Drug and Alcohol Testing Percentage Rates of Covered Aviation Employees for the Period of January 1, 2016, Through December 31, 2016 (PDF)