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AC 20-186 - Airworthiness Operational Approval of Cockpit Voice Recorder Systems

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Number
20-186
Title
Airworthiness Operational Approval of Cockpit Voice Recorder Systems
Status
Active
Date issued
2016-07-21
Office of Primary Responsibility
AFS-300
Description
This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for compliance with applicable regulations for the airworthiness and operational approval for required cockpit voice recorder (CVR) systems. Non-required installations may use this guidance when installing a CVR system as a voluntary safety enhancement. This AC is not mandatory and is not a regulation. This AC describes an acceptable means, but not the only means, to comply with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR). However, if you use the means described in this AC, you must conform to it in totality for requiredinstallations.
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