Explanation of Changes
Change 3

Direct questions through appropriate facility/service center office staff to the Office of Primary Interest (OPI)

  1. 2-1-28. TCAS RESOLUTION ADVISORIES
    This change incorporates the SRM panel recommendations of adding a note and two references to FAA Order JO 7110.65, paragraph 2-1-28, TCAS Resolution Advisories. The note states that controllers are not prohibited from issuing traffic advisories or safety alerts to aircraft involved in a TCAS RA maneuver. In addition, the added references are to paragraphs 2-1-6 and 2-1-21.
  2. 2-4-20. AIRCRAFT IDENTIFICATION
    9-2-3. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY SPECIAL FLIGHTS

    This change deletes subparagraph 2-4-20a10(a) and all of paragraph 9-2-3. The Department of Energy (DOE) Aviation Office and other U.S. Government agencies disclosed that R-A-C flights are no longer utilized.
  3. 9-2-13. LAW ENFORCEMENT OPERATIONS BY CIVIL AND MILITARY ORGANIZATIONS
    This change retitles the paragraph and directs controllers to inform the OS/CIC of any information pertaining to stolen aircraft. Obsolete references to law enforcement alerts, EPIC, and the Transportation Security Administration are deleted. This change also deletes the reference to FAA Order 1600.29 and amends the referenced title for FAA Order JO 7110.67.
  4. 10-1-1. EMERGENCY DETERMINATIONS
    10-1-2. OBTAINING INFORMATION
    10-2-1. INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS
    10-2-5. EMERGENCY SITUATIONS
    10-2-15. EMERGENCY AIRPORT RECOMMENDATION

    This change allows the Emergency Autoland system to alert the controller of an emergency situation and to relay the intentions of the aircraft. It also adds the Emergency Autoland process as well as clarifies some items pertaining to the handling of emergencies. This change cancels and incorporates N JO 7110.777, which was effective September 10, 2020.
  5. Editorial Changes
    Editorial changes include updated references and other minor corrections. Also, the Correspondence Mailbox address was updated in paragraph 1-1-8. Due to the renumbering from paragraph 9-2-3 through 9-2-23 in change b, several references were updated.
  6. Entire publication
    Additional editorial/format changes were made where necessary. Revision bars were not used because of the insignificant nature of these changes.