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May 2019
Release Date Item
May 17 Updated Part 139 Airport Certification Status List
May 16 Press Release: FAA Highlights Changes for Recreational Drones
Recreational flyers must now obtain prior authorization from the FAA before flying in controlled airspace around airports. Furthermore, they must comply with all airspace restrictions and prohibitions when flying in controlled and uncontrolled airspace.
May 16 Quarter 3 FY 2019 Addendum to AC 150/5230-4B, Aircraft Fuel Storage, Handling, Training, and Dispensing on Airports
May 16 Quarter 3 FY 2019 Addendum to AC AC 150/5210-17C, Programs for Training of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Personnel
May 15 Press Release: U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $779 Million in Funding for Airport Infrastructure
May 15 Airport Improvement Program (AIP) 2018-2020 Supplemental Projects Intent to Award
May 15 FY 2018-2020 AIP Supplemental Appropriation Round 2 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
May 15 Some Significant Wildlife Strikes to Civil Aircraft in the United States, January 1990 - March 2019
May 13 Engineering Brief No. 100, Holding Position Sign for Runway Approach/Departure Areas
May 13 AC 150/5340-1M, Standards for Airport Markings
May 13 AC 150/5340-18G, Standards for Airport Sign Systems
May 9 Fiscal Year 2019 AIP Entitlements and Apportionments
May 9 PFC Update 72-19
May 7 Updated Information on UAS-Detection and Countermeasures Technology (Counter-UAS) at Airports, May 2019
April 2019
Release Date Item
April 30 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
April 22 New Airport Improvement Program (AIP) forms available for Buy American Preferences - Final Assembly Questionnaire and Performance Report
April 18 Updated AC Checklist for AIP and PFC Projects (4/2019)
April 10 Draft AC 150/5210-19B, Driver's Enhanced Vision System (DEVS) - Comments requested by May 15, 2019
April 9 AIP Grant History Summaries for FY 2018
April 1 PFC Update 71-19: Oversight of Public Agency Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Program
April 1 Updated Part 139 Airport Certification Status List
March 2019
Release Date Item
March 29 Summary of ZEV Airport Projects and Contacts, 2015-2018
March 29 FY 2018 Runway Incursion Mitigation (RIM) Annual Summary Report
March 29 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
March 22 ARP Standard Operating Procedure 9.1: Standard Operating Procedure for FAA Aeronautical Study, Coordination and Evaluation
March 18 Notice of Opportunity: Criteria and Application Procedures for the Military Airport Program (MAP) for Fiscal Year 2019 (March 18, 2019)
March 15 Westover Metropolitan Airport, Part 150 Record of Approval (March 7, 2019)
March 11 AC 150/5345-43J, Specification for Obstruction Lighting Equipment
February 2019
Release Date Item
February 28 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
February 26 AIP Handbook (Order 5100.38D), Change 1
February 20 Letter Clarifying the Use of Non-Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Components in Certified Airport Lighting Equipment (AC 150/5345-53D)
February 15 Errata for AC 150/5370-10H, Standard Specifications for Construction of Airports
February 12 Fiscal Year 2019 Essential Air Service (EAS)/Economically Distressed Area (EDA) Determinations
February 7 January 2019 Addendum to AC 150/5345-53D, Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program
February 4 Details for Items F-163, Wildlife Deterrent Fence Skirt, and F-164, Wildlife Exclusion Fence
February 1 January 2019 Air Taxi Commercial Operator (ATCO) Survey Package
February 1 Updated Part 139 Airport Certification Status List
January 2019
Release Date Item
January 31 Updated PFC Monthly Reports
January 24 AC 150/5200-36B, Qualifications for Wildlife Biologist Conducting Wildlife Hazard Assessments and Training Curriculums for Airport Personnel Involved in Controlling Wildlife Hazards on Airports
January 18 Draft AC 150/5200-33C, Hazardous Wildlife Attractants On or Near Airports - Comments requested by February 28, 2019
January 17 Part 139 CertAlert 19-01: Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) Testing at Certificated Part 139 Airports
January 17 FY 2018 Regular AIP and Supplemental Funding by State
January 16 Updated Addendum to AC 150/5345-53D, Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program
January 15 Draft 150/5345-28H, Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI) Systems - Comments requested by February 15, 2019
January 15 Calendar Year 2018 All-Cargo Reporting
January 10 Draft Addendum to AC 150/5210-23, ARFF Vehicle and High Reach Extendable Turret (HRET) Operation, Training and Qualifications - Comments requested by February 11, 2019
January 3 Some Significant Wildlife Strikes to Civil Aircraft in the United States, January 1990 - December 2018
January 2 RIM Current Inventory of Locations (as of 12/21/2018)

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