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Document Title: OpSpec A025 Templates and 8900.1 CHG ELEC.
Summary: The Sample OpSpec A025 Templates document includes the updated A025 templates for 14 CFR parts 91K, 121, 125 (including 125 LODA holders), 133, 135, 141, and 142. The A025 templates for 14 CFR parts 145 and 147 are not being updated at this time. These sample templates are taken from the FAA Notice N 8900.A025, OpSpec/MSpec/TSpec/LOA A025, Electronic Signatures, Electronic Recordkeeping Systems, and Electronic Manual Systems, currently in development.

**Please note that corrections were made to the sample template for part 135 in this document on 11/3/15.

**Note: This change updates and clarifies AFS policies related to the approval and acceptance of electronic signatures, electronic recordkeeping systems, and electronic manual systems and updates guidance for OpSpec A025.

Advisory Circular (AC) 120-78A provides "approval" or "acceptance" guidelines for electronic signature, electronic recordkeeping, and electronic manual systems/programs. It is the certificate holder’s responsibility to address all Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) parts that apply to their operation(s).
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Reference: Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR):
  • Part 91, General Operating and Flight Rules.
  • Part 121, Operating Requirements: Domestic, Flag, and Supplemental Operations.
  • Part 135, Operating Requirements: Commuter and On Demand Operations and Rules Governing Persons On Board Such Aircraft.
  • Part 142, Training Centers.
  • Part 145, Repair Stations.
  • Part 147, Aviation Maintenance Technician Schools.
FAA Order 1370.104, Digital Signature Policy.

FAA Order 8000.79, Use of Electronic Technology and Storage of Data.
Comments Due: 01/04/2016
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