Advisory Circulars (AC)

  • AC 20-115C, Airborne Software Assurance
  • AC 20-148, Reusable Software Components
  • AC 20-152, RTCA, Inc., Document RTCA/DO-254, Design Assurance Guidance for Airborne Electronic Hardware
  • AC 20-156, Aviation Databus Assurance
  • AC 20-170, Chg 1, Integrated Modular Avionics Development, Verification, Integration, and Approval Using RTCA/DO-297 and Technical Standard Order-C153
  • AC 20-171, Alternatives to RTCA/DO-178B for Software in Airborne Systems and Equipment
  • AC 20-174, Development of Aircraft and Systems
  • AC 21-33, Quality Assurance of Software Used in Aircraft or Related Products
  • AC 21-35, Computer Generated/Stored Records
  • AC 21-36, Quality Assurance Controls for Product Acceptance Software

Orders

  • 8110.49 Chg 1, Software Approval Guidelines
  • 8110.105, Simple and Complex Electronic Hardware Approval Guidance

Policy Memos

  • Memorandum - AIR100-2011-120-002, Policy Statement on FAA Involvement with TSOA Applicants who Develop Software or Airborne Electronic Hardware
  • Memorandum - PS-ACE100-2001-004, Guidance for Reviewing Certification Plans to Address Human Factors for Certification of Part 23 Small Airplanes
  • Memorandum - PS-ANM-03-117-09, Subject: Guidance for Determination of System, Hardware, and Software Development Assurance Levels on Transport Category Airplanes
  • Policy Statement - PS-ANM100-01-03A, Factors to Consider When Reviewing an Applicant’s Proposed Human Factors Methods of Compliance for Flight Deck Certification
  • Policy Statement - PS-ANM111-1999-99-2, Guidance for Reviewing Certification Plans to Address Human Factors for Certification of Transport Airplane Flight Decks
  • Policy Statement PS-ANM-25-08, Application of AC 20-170, Integrated Modular Avionics Development, Verification, Integration, and Approval Using RTCA/DO-297 and Technical Standard Order-C153
  • Policy Statement PS-AIR100-2011-120-003, Assessing the Reliability and Certification Procedures for Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Systems Using Lead-Free Solder and Lead-Free Finishes on Components

Technical Standard Orders (TSO)

  • TSO-C153, Integrated Modular Avionics Hardware Elements