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AC 450.115-1A - High Fidelity Flight Safety Analysis

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450.115-1A - High Fidelity Flight Safety Analysis

Date Issued
June 24, 2021
Responsible Office
AST-1,  Office of Commercial Space Transportation
Description

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance and a comprehensive method for performing a high fidelity flight safety analysis in accordance with title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § 450.115. AST drafted AC 450-113-1, Level of Fidelity, to help an operator determine the level of fidelity of the analysis required by § 450.115(b). In situations when a high fidelity flight safety analysis is needed, this AC provides guidance for performing that analysis in compliance with § 450.115(b). A high fidelity flight safety analysis may be required by § 450.115(b) for a particular phase or for all phases of flight.