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Document Title: AC 120-SRACC, Safety Risk Assessments Involving Items in Aircraft Cargo Compartments
Summary: This AC provides guidance in assessing the safety risks associated with the transport of various types of items in the aircraft cargo compartment and the value of considering the inherent hazardous properties of these items.

Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR)

  • Part 5, Safety Management Systems
  • Part 25, Airworthiness Standards: Transport Category Airplanes
  • Part 121, Operating Requirements: Domestic, Flag, and Supplemental Operations
  • Part 125, Certification and Operations: Airplanes Having a Seating Capacity of 20 or More Passengers or a Maximum Payload Capacity of 6,000 Pounds or More; and Rules Governing Persons on Board Such Aircraft
  • Part 135, Operating Requirements: Commuter and On Demand Operations and Rules Governing Persons On Board Such Aircraft

FAA Order 8000.369, Safety Management System
FAA Order 8040.4, Safety Risk Management Policy
FAA Order VS 8000.370, Aviation Safety (AVS) Safety Policy
FAA Order VS 8000.367, Aviation Safety (AVS) Safety Management System Requirements

Documents for Download: Draft Document (PDF)
Draft Document Comment Grid (MS Word)
Comments Due: March 12, 2021
How to Comment: Deliver comments by mail or hand to:

Scott Mauer
600 Maryland Ave SW
Suite 610E
Washington, DC 20024

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