150/5220-23 - Frangible Connections
- Date Issued
- April 27, 2009
- Responsible Office
- AAS-100, Office of Airport Safety & Standards - Airport Engineering Division
Contains specifications for the frangible connections used to support objects located in airfield safety areas, including fuse bolts, special material bolts, frangible couplings, tear-through fasteners, and tear-out sections.
This AC is based on the performance standards, specifications, and recommendations contained in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Aerodrome Design Manual, Part 6, Frangibility, and the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Engineering Technical Letter (ETL) 01-20: Guidelines for Airfield Frangibility Zones.
- AC 150/5220-23 (PDF, 171 KB)
- 150/5220-23 (MS Word, 854 KB)
- Errata Sheet for 150/5220-23 (Feb. 11, 2010) (MS Word, 32 KB)
Draft AC 150/5220-23A, Frangible Connections
This draft contains standards and requirements for the frangible connections used to support objects located in airfield safety areas.