- Frangible Connections
- Date issued
- Office of Primary Responsibility
- AAS-100, Office of Airport Safety & Standards - Airport Engineering Division
This advisory circular contains standards and guidelines for the frangible connections used to support objects located in airfield safety areas and object free areas.
Cancels Number Title Date 150/5220-23 Frangible Connections
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.
Cancelled by AC 150/5220-23A on April 13, 2021.