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Number Title Status Office Date
90-100A U.S Terminal and En Route Area Navigation (RNAV) Operations with Change 2

This advisory circular (AC) provides operational and airworthiness guidance for operation on U.S.

Active AFS-400 2007-03-01
90-101A Approval Guidance for Required Navigation Performance (RNP) Procedures with Authorization Required (AR) Including Change 1

This advisory circular (AC) provides airworthiness and operational approval guidance material for aircraft operators conducting Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 97 Area Navigation (RNAV) Required Navigation Performance (RNP) instrument approach procedures (IAP) with Authorization Required (AR), charted as "RNAV (RNP) RWY XX.

Active AFS-400 2011-02-23
90-80C Approval of Offshore Standard Approach Procedures, Airborne Radar Approaches, and Helicopter En Route Descent Areas with Change 1

This AC provides criteria and describes acceptable methods for obtaining approval to use Offshore Standard Approach Procedures (OSAP), Airborne Radar Approaches (ARA), and Helicopter En Route Descent Areas (HEDA) to descend in uncontrolled airspace to an altitude where the pilot can proceed to land using visual references to the surface.

Active AFS-400 2017-12-21
90-96A Approval of U.S. Operators and Aircraft to Operate Under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) in European Airspace Designated for Basic Area Navigation (B-RNAV) and Precision Area Navigation (P-RNAV)

Provides guidance regarding on-board Area Navigation (BRNAV) equipment requirements for operators of U.S. registered civil aircraft, operating in a Basic Area Navigation (BRNAV) environment in the European region.

Active AFS-400 2005-01-13
90-107 Guidance for Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance and Localizer Performance without Vertical Guidance Approach Operations in the U.S.

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for operators to conduct Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 97 instrument flight rules (IFR) Area Navigation (RNAV) Global Positioning System (GPS) instrument approach procedures (IAP) with Localizer Performance with Vertical guidance (LPV) and Localizer Performance without vertical guidance (LP) lines of minima using the wide area augmentation system (WAAS).

Active AFS-400 2011-02-11
90-108 Use of suitable Area navigation (RNAV) system on Conventional Routes and Procedures - Change 1

This advisory circular (AC) provides operational and airworthiness guidance regrading the suitablity and use of RNAV systems while operating on or transitioning to, conventional i.e. non-RNAV, routes and procedures within the United States (US) National Airspace System (NAS).

Active AFS-400 2011-03-03
90-23G Aircraft Wake Turbulence

This advisory circular (AC) presents basic information on wake vortex behavior, alerts pilots to the hazards of aircraft wake turbulence, and recommends operational procedures to avoid wake turbulence encounters.

Active AFS-400 2014-02-10
90-105A Approval Guidance for RNP Operations and Barometric Vertical Navigation in the U.S. National Airspace System and in Oceanic and Remote Continental Airspace

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for operators to conduct Required Navigation Performance (RNP) operations in the United States, in oceanic and remote continental airspace, and in foreign countries which adopt International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards for RNP operations.

Active AFS-400 2016-03-07
90-114B Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast Operations with Change 1

The intent of this AC is to facilitate operations using Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) technology in compliance with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 91, §§ 91.225 and 91.227.

Active AFS-400 2019-12-30