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AC 450.117-1 - Trajectory Analysis for Normal Flight

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450.117-1 - Trajectory Analysis for Normal Flight

Date Issued
August 19, 2021
Responsible Office
AST-1,  Office of Commercial Space Transportation

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance and a comprehensive method for performing a normal trajectory analysis in accordance with § 450.117 of title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR). A normal trajectory analysis is a required component of a flight safety analysis (FSA), per § 450.117( a). As such, the requirements of § 450.115 a re applicable to the trajectory analysis developed under § 450.1 17.