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Draft Airports Series 150 Advisory Circulars (ACs)


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Draft ACs

Draft ACs
Number Title Current AC Deadline for Comments
150/5210-19B (PDF, 231 KB)
Draft AC 150/5210-19B, Driver’s Enhanced Vision System (DEVS) (posted 04/10/2019)

The standards and guidelines contained in this AC are practices the FAA recommends in establishing an acceptable level of safety, performance and operation of DEVS equipment on Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles.

150/5210-19A 5/15/2019
150/5200-33C (PDF, 598 KB)
Draft AC 150/5200-33C, Hazardous Wildlife Attractants On or Near Airports (2019) (posted 01/18/2019)

This AC provides guidance on certain land uses that have the potential to attract hazardous wildlife on or near public-use airports.  It also discusses airport development projects (including airport construction, expansion, and renovation) affecting aircraft movement near hazardous wildlife attractants. 

150/5200-33B 2/28/2019
150/5345-28H (PDF, 240 KB)
Draft 150/5345-28H, Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI) Systems (posted 01/15/2019)

This AC contains the FAA standards for the Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI) systems, which provide pilots with visual glideslope guidance during approach for landing.  

NA 2/15/2019
150/5210-23 (PDF, 837 KB)
Draft Addendum to AC 150/5210-23, ARFF Vehicle and High Reach Extendable Turret (HRET) Operation, Training and Qualifications (posted 01/10/2019)

This addendum and associated quick reference guide provide information on ARFF Vehicle and High Reach Extendable Turret (HRET) hand signals.

150/5210-23 2/11/2019

Procedure for Commenting on Draft ACs

Please see the industry letter for each draft to determine specific instructions for submitting comments. If you are a member of one of the following industry organizations, you can also submit your comments via the organization.

Note 1 - For ASCE, submit comments to:
Jonathan C. Esslinger, P.E.
Director, Transportation & Development Institute of ASCE.

Note 2 - For DOD Policy Board on Federal Aviation, submit comments to:
DOD Policy Board on Federal Aviation
SAF/AQKT Room 4E128
Washington, DC 20330-1060
(202) 697-6937

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