Document Title: How to Evaluate and Accept Processes for Aeronautical Database Suppliers
Summary: This order explains how Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aircraft Certification Service staff can evaluate and accept the aeronautical data processes of an applicant who meets the criteria of Advisory Circular (AC) 20-153B, Acceptance of Aeronautical Data Processes and Associated Databases.
Documents for Download: Draft Document (PDF)
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Comments Due: April 15, 2016
How to Comment: Email comments to:
Brad.miller@faa.gov

Deliver comments by mail or hand to:
Federal Aviation Administration
Design, Manufacturing and Airworthiness Division
Systems and Equipment Standards Branch AIR-130
470 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Suite 4102
Washington, DC 20024

Fax comments to:
202-267-8589
Document Title: 8150.1D - Technical Standard Order Program
Summary: This revision incorporates a section referencing a new AC for applicant capability recognition, adds instructions for reviewing unresolved problem reports (UPR), clarifies that AIR-100 approved deviations may not be reused and that all deviation requests must come to AIR-100 unless they are delegated to the ACO by this order or a specific TSO, and other editorial changes.
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Comments Due: April 18, 2016
How to Comment: Email comments to:
doug.law@faa.gov

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Federal Aviation Administration
Design Certification Section - AIR-111
5th Floor, 950 L'Enfant Plaza SW
Washington, DC 20024

Fax comments to:
202-267-1736
Document Title: Alternate Methods of Compliance
Summary: Order 8110.103, Alternative Methods of Compliance (AMOC), is being revised. The major change is to remove guidance associated with the responsibilities of the AMOC requester. These responsibilities have been included in the companion advisory circular, AC 39-XX. In addition, there is revised information concerning required flight standards coordination, delegated AMOCs, AMOCs on appliances, and military commercial derivative aircraft. A proposed template for AMOC responses has also been added.
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Reference: Order 8110.103B
Comments Due: May 30, 2016
How to Comment: Email comments to:
robert.a.romero@faa.gov

Deliver comments by mail or hand to:
Federal Aviation Administration
AIR-140, Operational Oversight Policy Branch
10101 Hillwood Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76177

Fax comments to:
817-222-5959