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Number Title Status Office Date
43-11 Reciprocating Engine Overhaul Terminology and Standards - Including Change 1

This advisory circular (AC) discusses engine overhaul terminology and standards used in the aviation industry.

Active AFS-340 1976-04-07
43.13-1B Acceptable Methods, Techniques, and Practices - Aircraft Inspection and Repair [Large AC. This includes Change 1.]

This advisory circular (AC) contains methods, techniques, and practices acceptable to the Administrator for the inspection and repair of nonpressurized areas of civil aircraft, only when there are no manufacturer repair or maintenance instructions.

Active AFS-350 1998-09-08
65-24 Certification of a Repairman (General)

This advisory circular (AC) provides information and guidance to the aviation p.1blic on the procedures for certification of a repairman.

Active AFS-350 1983-02-01
150/5345-54B Specification for L-884, Power and Control Unit for Land and Hold Short Lighting Systems

Contains the FAA standards for power and control units for land and hold short lighting systems.

Active AAS-100 2009-09-30
150/5210-5D Painting, Marking, and Lighting of Vehicles Used on an Airport

Provides guidance, specifications, and standards for painting, marking, and lighting of ground vehicles operating in the airport air operations area (AOA).

Active AAS-100 2010-04-01
120-101 Part 121 Air Carrier Operational Control - Change 1

This advisory circular (AC) provides aviation safety inspectors (ASI) and air carrier management personnel with information to consider regarding certificate management and internal evaluation of operational control functions.

Active AFS-200 2010-06-28
33.7-1 Ratings and Operating Limitations for Turbine Engines (Sections 33.7 and 33.8)

This advisory circular (AC) provides information and guidance on turbine engine compliance under part 33 of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), specifically §§ 33.7, Engine ratings and operating limitations, and 33.8, Selection of engine power and thrust ratings.

Active ANE-111 2010-06-28
21-26A Quality Control for the Manufacture of Composite Structures

This advisory circular (AC) provides information about the requirements of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 21 , Certification Procedures for Products, Articles, and Parts for quality systems for the manufacture of composite structures.

Active AIR-200 2010-07-23
20-141B Airworthiness and Operational Approval of Digital Flight Data Recorder Systems

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance on compliance with the applicable Regulations for the airworthiness and operational approval for digital flight data recorder systems (DFDRS).

Active AIR-130 2010-08-17
21-32B Control of Products and Parts Shipped Prior to Type Certificate Issuance

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Active AIR-200 2010-08-31
120-79A Developing and Implementing an Air Carrier Continuing Analysis and Surveillance System

This advisory circular (AC) provides information for developing and implementing a Continuing Analysis and Surveillance System (CASS).

Active AFS-300 2010-09-07
150/5345-51B Specification for Discharge-Type Flashing Light Equipment

Contains the specifications for discharge-type flashing light equipment to be used for runway end identification lights (REIL) and for an omni-directional approach lighting system (ODALS).

Active AAS-100 2010-09-08
21-45 Commercial Parts

This advisory circular (AC) explains how you can use the new provision in Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) §§ 21.1(a)(3), 21.8, 21.9(a)(4), and 21.50(c) for commercial parts.

Active AIR-100 2010-09-29
150/5210-24 Airport Foreign Object Debris (FOD) Management

Provides guidance for developing and managing an airport foreign object debris (FOD) program. In addition, this AC provides specifications for the equipment used in FOD removal operations.

Active AAS-300 2010-09-30
20-169 Guidance for Certification of Military and Special Mission Modifications and Equipment for Commercial Derivative Aircraft (CDA)

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for the certification of commercial derivative aircraft (CDA).

Active AIR-100 2010-09-30
21-47 Submittal Of Data To An ACO, A DER Or An ODA For A Major Repair Or Major Alteration

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for creating a complete data package when data is submitted to a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), aircraft certification office (ACO) or to FAA designees, to support a major repair or major alteration.

Active AIR-100 2010-09-29
150/5210-13C Airport Water Rescue Plans and Equipment

Provides guidance to assist airport operators in preparing for water rescue operations.

Active AAS-300 2010-09-29
150/5345-3G Specification for L-821, Panels for the Control of Airport Lighting

Provides the specified manufacturing requirements for panels used for remote control of airport lighting and auxiliary systems.

Active AAS-100 2010-09-29
150/5220-17B Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) Training Facilities

Provides guidance on the design, construction, and operation of aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) training facilities.

Active AAS-100 2010-09-30
150/5000-16 Announcement of Availability of the Guide for Private Flyers - U.S. International Airports

Announces the availability of the Guide for Private Flyers published by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S.

Active AAS-100 2010-09-29
20-170 Integrated Modular Avionics Development. Verification, Integration and Approval using RTCA/DO-297 and Technical Standard Order C153

This advisory circular (AC) shows you how to obtain Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) airworthiness approval for the development, verification, and integration of an integrated modular avionics (IMA) system for installation into an aircraft or engine.

Active AIR-120 2010-10-28
21-48 Using Electronic Modeling Systems as Primary Type Design Data

This AC provides information and guidance on developing procedures for using electronic modeling systems in design, manufacture, installation, and inspection processes.

Active AIR-100 2010-10-29
120-104 Establishing and Implementing Limit of Validity to Prevent Widespread Fatigue Damage

This advisory circular (AC)offers guidance on compliance with Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 26.21, 26.23, 121.1115, and 129.115.

Active ANM-100 2011-01-10
33.91-1 Engine System and Component Tests

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance and acceptable methods, but not the only methods, that may be used to demonstrate compliance with the engine component and systems test requirements under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), part 33, specifically § 33.91, paragraphs (a) and (b).

Active ANE-111 2010-12-09
25.1322-1 Flightcrew Alerting

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance for showing compliance with certain requirements of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), part 25, for the design approval of flightcrew-alerting functions

Active ANM-100 2010-12-13
20-62E Eligibility, Quality, & Identification of Aeronautical Replacement Parts

This advisory circular (AC) provides information and guidance for use in determining the quality, eligibility and traceability of aeronautical parts and materials intended for installation on U.S. type-certificated (TC) products and articles, and to enable compliance with the applicable regulations.

Active AFS-300 2018-09-14
120-107 Use of Remote On-Ground Ice Detection System

This advisory circular (AC) provides a standard means for a certificate holder to obtain approval for use of a Remote On-Ground Ice Detection System (ROGIDS).

Active AFS-200 2011-01-10
20-42D Hand Fire Extinguishers for Use in Aircraft

This advisory circular (AC) gives you guidance for the fire-fighting effectiveness, selection and safe-use of hand fire extinguishers in airplanes and rotorcraft.

Active AIR-120 2011-01-14
33.15-2 Manufacturing Processes for Premium Quality Nickel Alloy for Engine Rotating Parts

This advisory circular (AC) provides information and guidance on compliance with the nickel materials suitability and durability requirements in part 33 of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR part 33).

Active ANE-111 2011-02-04
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
61-91J WINGS - Pilot Proficiency Programs

The objective of the WINGS Pilot Proficiency Program is to reduce the number of accidents in General Aviation (GA) by assisting airmen to find educational opportunities designed to help them apply the principles of risk assessment and risk management (RM).

Active AFS-800 2011-02-16
120-55C Air Carrier Operational Approval and Use of TCAS II

This advisory circular (AC) provides an acceptable, but not the only, means to address Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) issues related to installation and use of TCAS II regarding compliance with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) parts 121, 125, and 129 requirements for air carriers.

Active AFS-400 2011-02-23
150/5370-17 Airside Use of Heated Pavement Systems

Establishes minimum performance requirements for the design, construction, inspection, and maintenance of heated pavement systems for use in the Aircraft Operations Area (AOA).

Active AAS-100 2011-03-29
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
150/5220-10E Guide Specification for Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) Vehicles

Provides an interactive specification that airports can use in procuring Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles.

Active AAS-100 2011-06-01
39-9 Airworthiness Directives Management Process

This advisory circular (AC) provides all aircraft operators with information and guidance for assistance in compliance to Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 39, Airworthiness Directives.

Active AFS-330 2011-06-01
91-82A Fatigue Management Programs for In-Service Issues

a.This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance on developing and implementing a Fatigue Management Program (FMP) to address in-service issues for metallic fatigue critical structure.

Active ACE-100 2011-08-23
20-173 Installation of Electronic Flight Bag Components

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance material on the installation of electronic flight bag (EFB) components including aircraft connectivity provisions.

Active AIR-130 2011-09-27
150/5300-17C Standards for Using Remote Sensing Technologies in Airport Surveys (Consolidated to Include Change 1)

Provides guidance on the use of remote sensing technologies in the collection of data describing the physical infrastructure of an airport.

Active AAS-100 2011-09-30
23.1309-1E System Safety Analysis and Assessment for Part 23 Airplanes

This advisory circular (AC) sets forth an acceptable means of showing compliance with Title 14 of the Code .of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), § 23.1309, through Amendment 23-6.2: for equipment, systems, and installations in 14 CFR part 23 airplanes.

Active ACE-100 2011-11-17
23-17C Systems and Equipment Guide for Certification of Part 23 Airplanes and Airships

This advisory circular (AC) sets forth an acceptable means of showing compliance with Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), part 23, for the certification of systems and equipment in normal, utility, acrobatic, and commuter category airplanes and airships.

Active ACE-100 2011-11-17
25.729-1 Transport Airplane Landing Gear Retracting Mechanism

This advisory circular (AC) describes an acceptable means for showing compliance with the requirements of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 25.729 regarding the landing gear retracting mechanism requirements.

Active ANM-110 2011-12-28
91-58A Uus of Pyrotechnic isual Distress Signaling Devices

This advisory circular (AC) suggests standards and procedures for the acquisition, use, and storage of pyrotechnic visual distress signaling devices that are intended for use in aircraft emergencies.

Active AFS-820 2000-02-10
39-7D Airworthiness Directives

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance and information to owners and operators of aircraft concerning their responsibility for complying with Airworthiness Directives (AD) and recording AD compliance in the appropriate maintenance records.

Active AFS-300 2012-03-02
25.803-1A Emergency Evacuation Demonstrations

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance on means, but not the only means, of compliance with Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 25 concerning: (1) conduct of full?

Active ANM-115 2012-03-12
150/5100-19D Guide for Airport Financial Reports Filed by Airport Sponsors

Provides airport sponsors with guidance on filing FAA Form 5100-126, Financial Governmental Payment Report, and FAA Form 5100-127, Operating and Financial Summary.

Active ACO-100 2011-06-23
120-97A Incorporation of Fuel Tank System Instructions for Continued Airworthiness into Operator Maintenance or Inspection Programs (Including Change 1)

On May 7, 2001, the Transport Airplane Fuel Tank System Design Review, Flammability Reduction and Maintenance and Inspection Requirements final rule was published in the Federal Register (FR).

Active AFS-300 2012-05-25
150/5220-21C Aircraft Boarding Equipment

Contains the FAA's performance standards, specifications, and recommendations for the design, manufacture, testing and maintenance of equipment used in the boarding of airline passengers.

Active AAS-100 2012-06-29
91-73B Parts 91 and 135 Single Pilot, Flight School Procedures During Taxi Operations

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidelines for the development and implementation of standard operating procedures (SOP) for conducting safe aircraft operations during taxiing to avoid causing a runway incursion.

Active AFS-200 2012-07-30
120-74B Parts 91, 121, 125, and 135 Flightcrew Procedures During Taxi Operations

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidelines for the development and implementation of standard operating procedures (SOP) for conducting safe aircraft operations during taxiing to avoid causing a runway incursion.

Active AFS-200 2012-07-30
120-102A Incorporation of Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems Instructions for Continued Airworthiness into an Operator’s Maintenance Program (Including Change 1)

On November 8, 2007, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published the Enhanced Airworthiness Program for Airplane Systems/Fuel Tank Safety (EAPAS/FTS) final rule.

Active AFS-300 2012-09-12
117-2 Fatigue Education and Awareness Training Program

This advisory circular (AC) presents guidelines for developing and implementing a Fatigue Education and Awareness Training Program.

Active AFS-220 2012-10-11
65-32A Certification of Repairmen (Light-Sport Aircraft)

This advisory circular (AC) provides the public with information regarding the certification of repairmen (light-sport aircraft (LSA)) with maintenance and inspection ratings, the acceptability of training courses, and the continued airworthiness of LSA.

Active AFS-300 2013-02-08
150/5200-38 Protocol for the Conduct and Review of Wildlife Hazard Site Visits, Wildlife Hazard Assessments, and Wildlife Hazard Management Plans

For certificated airports, this Advisory Circular (AC) defines the minimum acceptable standards for the conduct and preparation of Wildlife Hazard Site Visits (Site Visit), Wildlife Hazard Assessments (Assessments) and Wildlife Hazard Management Plans (Plans).

Active AAS-300 2018-08-20
61-107B Aircraft Operations at Altitudes Above 25,000 Feet Mean Sea Level or Mach Numbers Greater Than .75/ with Change 1

This advisory circular (AC) alerts pilots transitioning from aircraft with less performance capability to complex, high-performance aircraft that are capable of operating at high altitudes and high airspeeds.

Active AFS-800 2013-03-29
43-209A Recommended Inspection Procedures for Former Military Aircraft

This advisory circular (AC) is for the development of inspection program requirements for the certification of former military aircraft in the experimental category for the purpose(s) of exhibition and air racing that operate in the United States in accordance with Title 14 of the Federal Code of Regulations (14 CFR) part 21, § 21.191(d) and (e).

Active AFS-300 2013-04-12
90-93B Operating Procedures for Airport Traffic Control Towers (ATCT) that are not Operated by, or Under Contract with, the United States (Non-Federal)

This advisory circular (AC) recommends publications, administrative, and operational procedures that will assist in the management of a non-Federal ATCT (NFCT).

Active AJT-0 2013-04-22
120-105A Foreign Terminal Instrument Procedures (FTIP) Acceptance/Review

This advisory circular (AC) establishes guidelines for U.S. operators to use when reviewing Foreign Terminal Instrument Procedures (FTIP).

Active AFS-410 2013-04-18
25.1302-1 Installed Systems and Equipment for Use by the Flightcrew

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for the design and methods of compliance for installed equipment on transport airplanes intended for use by the flightcrew.

Active ANM-111 2013-05-03
120-103A Fatigue Risk Management Systems for Aviation Safety

(1) Describes the basic concepts of Fatigue Risk Management Systems (FRMS), as prescribed in Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 117, § 117.7, and how they relate to aviation industry employees safely performing their duties.

Active AFS-220 2013-05-06
61-139 Institution of Higher Education’s Application for Authority to Certify its Graduates for an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with Reduced Aeronautical Experience

This advisory circular (AC) provides instructions for institutions of higher education on how to obtain authority to certify students who graduate from the institution’s degree program with an aviation major and otherwise meet the requirements of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 61, § 61.160(b), (c), or (d).

Active AFS-800 2013-07-12
150/5200-32B Reporting Wildlife Aircraft Strikes

This AC explains the importance of reporting collisions between aircraft and wildlife, more commonly referred to as wildlife strikes.

Active AAS-300 2013-05-31
20-155A Industry Documents To Support Aircraft Lightning Protection Certification

a. This advisory circular (AC) recognizes several SAE Aerospace Recommended Practices (ARPs) and European Organization for Civil Aviation Equipment (EUROCAE)documents as acceptable methods for showing compliance with airworthiness regulations.

Active AIR-130 2013-07-16
150/5000-15B Announcement of Availability of Airport-Related Research and Development Products

This AC explains how to obtain the latest airport-related research and development (R&D) products funded by the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) Airports Organization, particularly the FAA’s Airport Technology Research and Development Branch, the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP), the Innovative Pavement Research Foundation (IPRF), and the Airfield Asphalt Pavement Technology Program (AAPTP).

Active AAS-100 2013-07-23
150/5360-12F Airport Signing and Graphics

This AC provides guidance on airport terminal and landside wayfinding, signing, and graphics.

Active AAS-100 2013-09-26
120-53B Guidance for Conducting and Use of Flight Standardization Board Evaluations - With Change 1

a. Evaluating Manufactured or Modified Aircraft. It provides a means but not the only means of evaluating manufactured or modified aircraft by the use of standard systems, processes, and tests necessary to determine pilot training and qualification requirements.

Active AFS-100 2013-11-05
105-2E Sport Parachuting

This advisory circular (AC) provides suggestions to improve sport parachuting safety and disseminates information to assist all parties associated with sport parachuting to be conducted in compliance with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 105.

Active AFS-800 2013-12-04
136-2 Recommended Aircraft Maintenance Practices for Commercial Air Tour Operators - Change 1 Included

This AC describes maintenance practices that we, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), recommend for aircraft that you, a commercial air tour operator, use to perform commercial air tours.

Active AFS-300 2014-01-22
33-2C General Type Certification Guidelines for Turbine Engines

This advisory circular (AC) provides general guidance concerning type certification projects for aircraft turbine engines.

Active ANE-111 2013-06-25
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
20-138D Airworthiness Approval of Positioning and Navigation Systems (Including Change 2)

This revision adds minor clarifications and new guidance material based on issues and questions since revision ‘C’ was published.

Active AIR-130 2014-03-28
00-63A Use of Cockpit Displays of Digital Weather and Aeronautical Information - Including Change 1

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance to flightcrew members and other airmen on the use of data link to access Flight Information Services (FIS).

Active AFS-400 2014-04-07
21.303-4 Application for Parts Manufacturer Approval Via Tests and Computations or Identicality

a. This advisory circular (AC) updates the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) guidance to applicants for parts manufacturer approval (PMA) of articles via tests and computations or identicality without a license agreement.

Active AIR-110 2014-03-21
150/5340-26C Maintenance of Airport Visual Aid Facilities

This AC provides guidance and specifications for the Maintenance of airport Visual Aid Facilities.

Active AAS-100 2014-06-20
25.415-1 Ground Gust Conditions

This advisory circular (AC) describes acceptable means for showing compliance with the requirements of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 25.415, Ground gust conditions.

Active ANM-115 2014-12-12
90-115 Collaborative Trajectory Options Program (CTOP)

This Advisory Circular provides guidance to customers of the National Airspace System (NAS) regarding a new traffic management initiative for managing flights through a constrained area.

Active AJR-1 2014-06-24
20-183 Laser Airworthiness Installation Guidance

In this advisory circular (AC), we recommend one way to obtain Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) airworthiness approval for the installation of aircraft?

Active AIR-130 2014-12-15
150/5320-17A Airfield Pavement Surface Evaluation and Rating Manuals

This AC provides limited guidance on understanding and rating the surface condition of flexible (asphalt) and rigid (concrete) airfield pavements.

Active AAS-100 2014-09-10
90-116 Additional Pilot Program for Phase I Flight Test

This advisory circular (AC) provides information and guidance on the Additional Pilot Program (APP) for flight testing experimental aircraft.

Active AFS-800 2014-09-23
33-11 Oxidation, Hot Corrosion, Thermal Fatigue, and Erosion Characteristics Testing to Support 14 CFR, Part 33, § 33.15, Compliancefor Turbine Engines

This advisory circular (AC) describes an acceptable method, but not the only method, to support certain comparative assessment compliance findings to Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 33, § 33.15, Materials, for turbine engine projects.

Active ANE-111 2014-09-23
25-30 Fuel Tank Strength in Emergency Landing Conditions

This advisory circular describes an acceptable means for showing compliance with the fuel tank structural integrity requirements of §§ 25.561, 25.721, and 25.963 of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations.

Active ANM-115 2014-10-07
25.621-1 Casting Factors

This advisory circular describes an acceptable means for showing compliance with the requirements of § 25.621, Casting factors, of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations part 25.

Active ANM-115 2014-10-06
150/5220-20A Airport Snow and Ice Control Equipment

This advisory circular provides guidance to assist airport operators in the procurement of snow and ice control equipment for airport use.

Active AAS-100 2014-09-24
150/5100-20 Guidance on the Extraction of Oil and Gas on Federally Obligated Airports

This AC discusses oil and gas development on federally obligated airport land, including any drilling that penetrates the subsurface of airport owned land.

Active APP-400 2016-03-23
150/5380-7B Airport Pavement Management Program (PMP)

This AC discusses the Airport Pavement Management Program (PMP) concept, its essential components, and how it is used to make cost-effective decisions about pavement maintenance and rehabilitation (M&R).

Active AAS-100 2014-10-10
25.1329-1C Approval of Flight Guidance Systems, Including Change 1

This advisory circular (AC) describes an acceptable means for showing compliance with certain requirements of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 25.1329, Flight guidance systems.

Active ANM-110 2014-10-27
20-150B Airworthiness Approval of Satellite Voice (SATVOICE) Equipment Supporting Air Traffic Service (ATS) Communication

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance on airworthiness approval for designers, manufacturers, and installers of Satellite Voice (SATVOICE) equipment supporting air traffic service (ATS).

Active AIR-130 2014-12-23
120-92B Safety Management Systems for Aviation Service Providers

This advisory circular (AC) provides information for Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 121 air carriers that are required to implement Safety Management Systems (SMS) based on 14 CFR part 5.

Active AFS-900 2015-01-08
90-112A Development and Submission of Special Instrument Procedures to the FAA

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance for the submission and approval of special instrument flight procedures developed by non-FAA service providers and submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for review and approval.

Active AFS-400 2015-04-14
61-135A Conversion Process for Pilot Certificates in Accordance with the Implementation Procedures for Licensing as part of the Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement Between the Federal Aviation Administration and Transport Canada Civil Aviation Authority for Pilot Licensing

This advisory circular (AC) provides the procedure and eligibility requirements for a Transport Canada Civil Aviation Authority (TCCA) pilot license holder converting to an Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pilot certificate and an outline of the procedures and eligiblity requirments for an FAA pilot certificate holder converting to a TCCA pilot license.

Active AFS-800 2015-05-15
20-172B Airworthiness Approval for ADS-B In Systems and Applications

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for the initial and follow-on installations of Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) In systems supporting ground and airborne traffic applications.

Active AIR-130 2015-05-20
150/5210-17C Programs for Training of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Personnel

This AC provides information on courses and reference materials for training of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) personnel.

Active AAS-300 2015-06-12
90-109A Transition to Unfamiliar Aircraft

This advisory circular (AC) is intended to help plan the transition to any unfamiliar fixed-wing airplanes, including type-certificated (TC) and/or experimental airplanes.

Active AFS-800 2015-06-29
120-112 Use of Liquid Water Equivalent System to Determine Holdover Times or Check Times for Anti-Icing Fluids

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) standard for a Liquid Water Equivalent System (LWES).

Active AFS-200 2015-07-14
00-66 Selection of Cyclic Redundancy Code and Checksum Algorithms to Ensure Critical Data Integrity

This advisory circular (AC) provides information about the availability of resource material on digital data integrity.

Active AIR-130 2015-08-04
150/5210-20A Ground Vehicle Operations to include Taxiing or Towing an Aircraft on Airports

This AC and its appendices provide guidance to airport operators about developing training programs for safe ground vehicle operations, personnel taxiing or towing an aircraft, and pedestrian control on the movement and safety areas of an airport.

Active AAS-300 2015-09-01
119-1 Airworthiness and Operational Approval of Aircraft Network Security Program (ANSP)

This advisory circular (AC) describes an acceptable means, but not the only means, of obtaining operational authorization for an aircraft certified with a special condition (SC) related to security of the onboard computer network.

Active AFS-300 2015-09-30
21-44A Issuance of Export Airworthiness Approvals Under 14 CFR Part 21 Subpart L

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance on how to show compliance with Title 14 of the Code of Federal regulations (14 CFR) part 21, subpart L, Export Airworthiness Approvals.

Active AIR-100 2015-10-01
21-43A Production Under 14 CFR Part 21,Subparts F, G, K, and O

This advisory circular (AC) provides information for production approval holders (PAH) pursuant to Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 21, Certification Procedures for Products and Articles.

Active AIR-110 2015-10-01
45-2E Identification and Registration Marking

This advisory circular (AC) provides information about Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), part 45, Identification and Registration Marking.

Active AIR-100 2015-10-01
150/5345-44K Specification for Runway and Taxiway Signs

This AC contains the FAA specifications for unlighted and lighted signs to be used on taxiways and runways.

Active AAS-100 2015-10-08
120-109A Stall Prevention and Recovery Training with Change 1

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for training, testing, and checking pilots to ensure correct responses to impending and full stalls.

Active AFS-200 2015-11-24
25-32 Landing Performance Data for Time-of-Arrival Landing Performance Assessments

This AC provides guidance and standardized methods that data providers, such as TC holders, STC holders, applicants, and airplane operators, can use when developing landing performance data for time-of-arrival landing performance assessments for transport category airplanes.

Active ANM-111 2015-12-22
20-165B Airworthiness Approval of Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast OUT Systems

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for the installation and airworthiness approval of Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast (ADS-B) OUT systems in aircraft.

Active AIR-130 2015-12-07
120-113 Best Practices for Engine Time In Service Interval Extensions - Change 1

This advisory circular (AC) provides information on engine time in service interval extensions.

Active AFS-300 2016-01-06
20-77B Use of Manufacturers’ Maintenance Manuals

This advisory circular (AC) informs owners and operators about the usefulness of manufacturer’s maintenance manuals for servicing, repairing, and maintaining aircraft, engines, and propellers.

Active AFS-300 2016-01-04
120-96A Operations Control Center (OCC) for Helicopter Air Ambulance (HAA) Operations

This advisory circular (AC) provides information and recommendations to assist helicopter air ambulance (HAA) operators with the development, implementation, and integration of an Operations Control Center (OCC).

Active AFS-200 2016-01-07
21-25B Approval of Modified Seating System Initially Approved Under a Technical Standard Order

This advisory circular (AC) provides information, clarification, and procedural guidance for the approval and installation of modified technical standard order (TSO)approved seating systems in U.S. type-certificated aircraft.

Active AIR-100 2016-01-11
43-12A Preventive Maintenance

This advisory circular (AC) provides information concerning preventive maintenance,including who may perform it, the standards of performance applicable to it, authority for approval for return to service, and the applicable recording requirements.

Active AFS-340 1983-10-28
33.28-3 Guidance Material For 14 CFR §33.28, Engine Control Systems

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance and describes acceptable methods, butnot the only methods, for demonstrating compliance with the engine control systems requirements of § 33.28 of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR part 33) at amendment level 3326.

Active ANE-111 2014-05-23
150/5345-46E Specification for Runway and Taxiway Light Fixtures

Contains FAA specifications for light fixtures to be used on airport runways and taxiways. See also--

Active AAS-100 2016-03-02
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
21.101-1B Establishing the Certification Basis of Changed Aeronautical Products

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for the application ofthe "Changed Product Rule (CPR)," pursuant to Title 14 ofthe Code ofFederal Regulations (14 CFR) 21.101, Designation ofapplicable regulations, and 21.19, Changes requiring a new type certificate, for changes made to type certificated aeronautical products.

Active AIR-100 2016-03-11
20-153B Acceptance of Aeronautical Data Processes and Associated Databases

This AC describes an acceptable means, but not the only means, for showing compliance with the applicable airworthiness regulations for equipment with an installed aeronautical database.

Active AIR-130 2016-04-19
20-18B Qualification Testing of Turbojet and Turbofan Engine Thrust Reversers

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for demonstrating compliance with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 33.97, Thrust reversers, and for certifying a thrust reverser for use with a turbojet or turbofan engine.

Active ANE-111 2015-07-07
21-55 Process to Support FAA Findings of Undue Burden or No Undue Burden for PAHs Requesting to Use a Manufacturing Facility Located Outside of the United States

This advisory circular (AC) contains information and guidance to production approval holders (PAH) located in the United States requesting Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval to use manufacturing facilities located outside of the United States.

Active AIR-100 2016-08-01
00-68 Aircraft Certification Service Voluntary Disclosure Reporting Program

This advisory circular (AC) provides information and guidance to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aircraft Certification Service (AIR) Production Approval Holders (PAHs), Design Approval Holders (DAHs), and Organization Designation Authorization Holders (ODA Holders) who choose to voluntarily disclose apparent noncompliance with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR).

Active AIR-150 2016-10-01
91-88 Electronics News Gathering Operations

This advisory circular (AC) provides recommendations to ensure the safety of electronic news gathering (ENG) operations.

Active AFS-800 2016-06-28
33.74/92-1B Turbine Engine Continued Rotation and Rotor Locking

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance to demonstrate compliance with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), Section 33.74, Continued Rotation and Section 33.92, Rotor Locking Tests.

Active ANE-111 2016-06-23
150/5100-21 State Block Grant Program

This AC provides guidance for application to and implementation of the State Block Grant Program (SBGP).

Active APP-520 2016-10-31
20-186 Airworthiness Operational Approval of Cockpit Voice Recorder Systems

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for compliance with applicable regulations for the airworthiness and operational approval for required cockpit voice recorder (CVR) systems.

Active AFS-300 2016-07-21
150/5200-30D Airport Field Condition Assessments and Winter Operations Safety

This AC provides guidance to assist airport operators in developing a snow and ice control plan, assessing and reporting airport conditions through the utilization of the Runway Condition Assessment Matrix (RCAM), and establishing snow removal and control procedures.

Active AAS-300 2020-10-29
21-29D Detecting and Reporting Suspected Unapproved Parts

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance to the aviation community for detecting suspected unapproved parts (SUP) and reporting them to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Active AIR-600 2016-07-12
39-10 Alternative Methods of Compliance

This advisory circular (AC) presents guidance for persons seeking approval of an alternativemethod of compliance (AMOC) to an airworthiness directive (AD).

Active AIR-100 2016-09-14
135-7B Part 135: Additional Maintenance Requirements for Aircraft Type Certificated for Nine or Less Passenger Seats

This advisory circular (AC) provides information for establishing methods acceptable to the Administrator for compliance with the additional maintenance requirements of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 135, § 135.421 for certain air carriers and commercial operators.

Active AFS-300 2016-08-11
61-140A Autorotation Training

The purpose of this advisory circular (AC) is to describe enhanced guidelines for autorotations during helicopter flight training.

Active AFS-800 2016-08-31
125-1A Operations of Large Airplanes Subject to 14 CFR Part 125

This advisory circular (AC) sets forth one means that would be acceptable to the Administrator to assist persons in complying with the requirements of Title 14 of theCode of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 125.

Active AFS-800 2016-09-15
20-160A Onboard Recording of Controller Pilot Data Link Communication (CPDLC) In Crash Survivable Memory

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance material for applicants seeking an airworthiness approval for aircraft with an installed Data Link Recording (DLR) system that records Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC).

Active AIR-130 2016-09-28
20-140C Guidelines for Design Approval of Aircraft Data Link Communication Systems Supporting Air Traffic Services (ATS)

This AC provides guidance material for applicants seeking an airworthiness approval for aircraft with an installed data link system intended to support air traffic services (ATS) data communication.

Active AIR-130 2016-09-28
20-182A Airworthiness Approval for Aircraft Weather Radar Systems

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for the initial and follow-on airworthiness approval of aircraft weather radar systems meeting the latest revision of the Technical Standard Order (TSO)-C63, Airborne Weather Radar Equipment.

Active AIR-130 2016-10-01
91-70B Oceanic and Remote Continental Airspace Operations

This advisory circular (AC) contains general information and detailed guidance for operators planning flights in oceanic and remote continental airspace, including authorizations needed for operations outside the continental United States (CONUS).

Active AFS-400 2016-10-04
120-115 Maintainer Fatigue Risk Management

This advisory circular (AC):

1. Describes the basic concepts of human fatigue and how it relates to safety for aviation maintenance organizations and individual maintainers.

Active AFS-300 2016-12-02
00-33A Nickel-Cadmium Battery Operational, Maintenance, and Overhaul Practices

This circular provides guidelines for more reliable nickel-cadmium battery operation through proper operational and maintenance practices, and has been reissued to include reconditioning information.

Active AFS-300 1973-02-14
90-117 Data Link Communications

This advisory circular (AC) applies to all pilots, certificate holders, operators, and/or program managers conducting data link communication operations and to those providing data communication services on behalf of operators to meet Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) requirements.

Active AFS-400 2017-10-03
150/5220-16E Automated Weather Observing Systems (AWOS) for Non-Federal Applications - with Change 1

This advisory circular (AC) contains the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) standard for the non-Federal AWOS.

Active AJW-144 2017-03-10
150/5345-49D Specification L-854, Radio Control Equipment

This AC contains the specifications for radio control equipment to be used for controlling airport lighting facilities.

Active AAS-100 2017-01-17
150/5000-17 Critical Aircraft and Regular Use Determination

This advisory circular (AC) defines the term Critical Aircraft and provides guidance on the use of Critical Aircraft in facility planning and design studies, and related FAA decision making, for federally obligated airports.

Active APP-400 2017-06-20
20-164A Designing and Demonstrating Aircraft Tolerance to Portable Electronic Devices

This advisory circular (AC) identifies RTCA, Inc., document DO-307A, Aircraft Design and Certification for Portable Electronic Device (PED) Tolerance, dated December 15, 2016, as an acceptable means for designing and demonstrating aircraft toleranceto potential electromagnetic interference from portable electronic devices (PEDs).

Active AIR-100 2017-06-09
133-1B Rotorcraft External-Load Operations

This advisory circular (AC) provides background information, describes rotorcraft external-load operations, and describes an acceptable means, but not the only means, to apply for and obtain authorization to conduct rotorcraft external-load operations under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 133.

Active AFS-800 2017-05-31
00-69 The title is Best Practices for Airborne Software Development Assurance Using EUROCAE ED-12( ) and RTCA DO-178( )

This advisory circular (AC) provides information in the form of “best practices” and, as such, is not intended as guidance but rather as complementary information to ED-12C/DO-178C (and related documents) and AC 20-115D.

Active AIR-100 2017-07-21
43-215 Standardized Procedures for Performing Aircraft Magnetic Compass Calibration

This advisory circular (AC) describes procedures for calibrating an aircraft magnetic compass to minimize the effect of aircraft-induced magnetic fields.

Active AFS-300 2017-08-07
137-1B Certification Process for Agricultural Aircraft Operators

This advisory circular (AC) describes an acceptable means, but not the only means, for an agricultural aircraft operator to apply for an Agricultural Aircraft Operator Certificate under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 137.

Active AFS-800 2017-08-21
00-70 Flightcrew Member Certificate Verification Plan

This AC provides information to Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) fractional ownership program managers operating under 14 CFR part 91 subpart K (part 91K) and 14 CFR part 119 certificate holders operating under 14 CFR parts 121 and 135, seeking approval of Operations Specification (OpSpec)/Management Specification (MSpec) A063, Flightcrew Member Certificate Verification Plan.

Active AFS-200 2018-12-19
121-37A Voluntary Disclosure Reporting Program - Hazardous Materials

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance to holders ofcertificates under Ti tie 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) parts 119 and 125 and foreign air carriers issued operations specifications under 14 CFR part 129 (operators) who voluntarily disclose to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) their violation(s) ofcertain hazardous materials regulations (HMR) under this voluntary disclosure reporting program (VDRP).

Active AXH-1 2017-09-29
145-9A Guide for Developing and Evaluating Repair Station and Quality Control Manuals

This advisory circular (AC) provides informational material for all repair station certificate holders and/or applicants under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 145 to develop and evaluate a Repair Station Manual (RSM) and Quality Control Manual (QCM).

Active AFS-300 2017-10-06
20-115D Airborne Software Development Assurance Using EUROCAE ED-12( ) and RTCA DO-178( )

This AC describes an acceptable means, but not the only means, for showing compliance with the applicable airworthiness regulations for the software aspects of airborne systems and equipment in type certification or TSO authorization.

Active AIR-134 2017-07-21
120-76D Authorization for Use of Electronic Flight Bags

This Flight Standards Service AC contains guidance on the operational use of Electronic Flight Bags (EFB).

Active AFS-400 2017-10-27
91.21-1D Use of Portable Electronic Devices Aboard Aircraft

This AC provides aircraft owners, operators (i.e., certificate holders), and the flying public with information and guidance to comply with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 91, §91.21.

Active AFS-300 2017-10-27
20-189 Management of Open Problem Reports (OPRs)

This advisory circular (AC) describes an acceptable means for showing compliance with the applicable airworthiness regulations for the management of open problem reports (OPRs) in technical standard order (TSO) authorization and type certification for the system, software, and airborne electronic hardware (AEH) domains.This document contains guidance that is not legally binding in its own right nor will be relied upon by the Department of Transportation or the Federal Aviation Administrationas a separate basis for affirmative enforcement action or other administrative penalty.

Active AIR-600 2022-09-16
00-71 Best Practices for Management of Open Problem Reports (OPRs)

This advisory circular (AC) provides “best practices” for the management of open problem reports, and is intended to complement AC 20-189, Management of Open Problem Reports (OPRs).

Active AIR-600 2022-09-16
150/5340-30J Design and Installation Details for Airport Visual Aids

This AC provides guidance and recommendations on the installation of airport visual aids. See the Principal Changes paragraph for a list of major changes to the document since the last version.

Active AAS-100 2018-02-12
25.954-1 Transport Airplane Fuel System Lightning Protection

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for showing compliance with the airworthiness regulations for transport category airplanes regarding lightning protection of fuel tanks and systems.

Active AIR-600 2018-09-24
20-190 Aircraft Electromagnetic Compatibility Certification

This advisory circular (AC) identifies SAE Aerospace Recommended Practices (ARP) 60493, Guide to Civil Aircraft electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), dated October 25, 2017, and European Organization For Civil Aviation Equipment (EUROCAE) ED-248, Guide to Civil Aircraft Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), dated January 22, 2018 as recommended practices for showing compliance pursuant to the following Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR):

  • § 23.2500
  • §§ 25.1309(a), 25.1309(e), 25.1353(a), and 25.1431(c)
  • §§ 27.1309(a), and Part 27 Appendix B
  • §§ 29.1309(a), 29.1309(g), 29.1353(a), and 29.1431(b)

Active AIR-600 2018-06-25
90-66B Non-Towered Airport Flight Operations

This AC calls attention to regulatory requirements, recommended operations, and communications procedures for operating at an airport without a control tower or an airport with a control tower that operates only part time.

Active AFS-800 2018-03-13
25-7D Flight Test Guide for Certification of Transport Category Airplanes

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for the flight test evaluation of transport category airplanes.

Active AIR-600 2018-05-04
120-118 Criteria for Approval/Authorization of all Weather Operations for Takeoff, Landing, and Rollout

This advisory circular (AC) provides an acceptable means, but not the only means, for obtaining and maintaining authorization of operations in Category (CAT) I, CAT II, and CAT III landing weather minima and instrument flight rules (IFR) lower-than-standard takeoff minima.

Active AFS-400 2018-07-02
61-141 Flight Instructors as Certifying Officials for Student Pilot and Remote Pilot Applicants

This AC assists flight instructors during their review and acceptance of an application for a Student Pilot Certificate or an application for a Remote Pilot Certificate.

Active AFS-800 2018-06-25
25.981-1D Fuel Tank Ignition Source Prevention Guidelines

This AC provides guidance for showing compliance with § 25.981, which provides the certification requirements for the prevention of ignition sources, other than lightning, within the fuel tanks of transport category airplanes.

Active AIR-600 2018-09-24
120-49A Parts 121 and 135 Certification

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance and basic information on the certification processes for a Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) parts 121 and 135 Air Carrier or Operating Certificate.

Active AFS-200 2018-07-05
99-1E Emergency Security Control of Air Traffic (ESCAT)

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides the general public with a common use document thatdescribes the Plan for Emergency Security Control of Air Traffic (ESCAT), and its purposefor use by civil aviation.

Active AJR-2 2018-08-08
61-136B FAA Approval of Aviation Training Devices and Their Use for Training and Experience

This AC provides information and guidance for Aviation Training Device (ATD) manufacturers seeking Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval of a basic aviation training device (BATD) or advanced aviation training device (AATD) under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 61, § 61.4(c).

Active AFS-800 2018-09-12
35-1A Certification of Propellers

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance and describes acceptable methods, but not the only methods, that may be used to demonstrate compliance with provisions of the requirements of part 35 of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR part 35).

Active AIR-600 2018-10-11
20-144A FAA Approval of Electrical Firing Cartridge Components in an Aircraft Fire Extinguishing or Suppression System

This advisory circular (AC) provides acceptable means for showing compliance with the requirements of title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 23.1301, amendment 23-62 or earlier, 25.1301, 27.1301, and 29.1301 (herein, collectively, 2X.1301), Function and installation, with regard to fire extinguishing or suppression systems that contain electrical firing cartridge components.

Active AIR-600 2018-10-11
20-162B Airworthiness Approval of Installed Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tags and Sensors

This advisory circular (AC) provides certification applicants with airworthiness guidance for installing passive, battery-assisted passive (BAP), and active radio frequency identification (RFID) tags and sensors on aviation products and equipment.

Active AIR-600 2018-10-11
33.70-3 Damage Tolerance for Material Anomalies in Titanium Life-Limited Turbine Engine Rotors

This advisory circular (AC) describes an acceptable means for demonstrating compliance with the requirements of title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 33.70, Engine Life-Limited Parts.

Active AIR-624 2023-04-17
00-1.1B Public Aircraft Operations—Manned and Unmanned

This AC provides information to assist in determining whether government-owned or government-contracted manned and unmanned aircraft operations conducted within the territory of the United States are public or civil aircraft operations under the statutory definition of “public aircraft” in Title 49 of the United States Code (49 U.S.C.)

Active AFS-800 2018-09-21
43-217 Anticollision Light Maintenance (ACLM)

This AC provides guidance in developing an anticollision light maintenance program. This AC describes an acceptable means, but not the only means, to comply with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR).

Active AFS-300 2018-12-12
150/5200-36B Qualifications for Wildlife Biologist Conducting Wildlife Hazard Assessments and Training Curriculums for Airport Personnel Involved in Controlling Wildlife Hazards on Airports

This AC describes the qualifications for wildlife biologists who conduct Wildlife Hazard Assessments (WHA) for airports, and it addresses the minimum wildlife hazard management curriculum for the initial and recurrent training of airport personnel who implement Wildlife Hazard Management Plans (WHMPs).

Active AAS-300 2019-01-24
150/5345-43J Specification for Obstruction Lighting Equipment

This AC contains the FAA specification for obstruction lighting equipment.

Active AAS-100 2019-03-11
121-24D Passenger Safety Information Briefing and Briefing Cards

This AC provides updated information regarding the items that are required or recommended content in oral passenger safety briefings and on safety information briefing cards.

Active AFS-200 2019-03-05
43-218 Operational Authorization of Integrated Aircraft Health Management System

Aircraft health monitoring for maintenance uses onboard sensors, data transmission, and data analysis to provide information regarding aircraft system performance and structural condition.

Active AFS-300 2022-07-08
150/5300-16B General Guidance and Specifications for Aeronautical Surveys: Establishment of Geodetic Control and Submission to the National Geodetic Survey

This AC explains the specifications for establishing geodetic control on or near an airport.

Active AAS-100 2019-07-08
150/5345-28H Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI) Systems

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

Active AAS-100 2019-07-29
150/5050-4A Community Involvement in Airport Planning

This advisory circular (AC) provides information on community/public involvement in airport planning.

Active APP-400 2019-10-28
43.9-1G Instructions for Completion of FAA Form 337

This AC provides instructions for completing Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Form 337, Major Repair and Alteration (Airframe, Powerplant, Propeller, or Appliance).

Active AFS-300 2019-11-01
91-92 Pilot’s Guide to a Preflight Briefing

This AC provides an educational roadmap for the development and implementation of preflight self-briefings, including planning, weather interpretation, and risk identification/mitigation skills.

Active AFS-800 2021-03-15
150/5100-13C Development of State Aviation Standards for Airport Pavement Construction

This AC provides guidelines for the development of State Aviation Standards for airport pavement construction at nonprimary public-use airports as well as the use of State Highway Material Specifications for airport pavement construction at nonprimary airports.

Active AAS-100 2019-12-06
150/5210-25A Performance Specification for Airport Vehicle Runway Incursion Warning Systems (RIWS)

This AC provides a performance specification for an airport vehicle runway incursion warning system (RIWS).

Active AAS-100 2019-12-19
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
120-91A Airport Obstacle Analysis

This AC describes acceptable methods and guidelines for developing takeoff and initial climbout airport obstacle analyses andin-flight procedures to comply with the intent of the regulatory requirements of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 121, §§ 121.177 and 121.189; part 135, §§ 135.367, 135.379, and 135.398; and other associated one-engine-inoperative (OEI) requirements relatingto turbine-engine-powered airplanes operated under parts 121 and 135.

Active AFS-400 2020-01-13
120-48A Communication and Coordination Between Flightcrew Members and Flight Attendants

This AC provides updated guidance for flight and cabin crews regarding communications during emergency and unusual situations.

Active AFS-200 2020-01-27
121-42 Leadership and Command Training for Pilots in Command

This AC presents guidelines for developing and implementing leadership and command training for pilots in command (PIC) and second-in-command (SIC) pilots serving in Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 121 operations that require three or more pilots.

Active AFS-200 2020-03-03
61-142 Sharing Aircraft Operating Expenses in Accordance with 14 CFR § 61.113 (c)

This AC provides guidance on how a pilot may share flight expences with passengers in a manner consistent with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulation (14 CFR).

Active AFS-800 2020-02-25
150/5200-33C Hazardous Wildlife Attractants on or near Airports

This AC provides guidance on certain land uses that have the potential to attract hazardous wildlife on or near public-use airports.

Active AAS-300 2020-02-21
150/5300-14D Design of Aircraft Deicing Facilities

This AC provides standards and guidance for designing aircraft deicing facilities.

Active AAS-100 2020-03-17
70-2B REPORTING LASER ILLUMINATION OF AIRCRAFT

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides information to aircrews, operating within the National Airspace System (NAS), and the broader aviation community on measures taken by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to address incidents of unauthorized illumination of aircraft by lasers.

Active AJR-2 2020-04-03
120-57B Surface Movement Guidance and Control System

This Advisory Circular (AC) describes the standards and provides guidance in the development of a Surface Movement Guidance and Control System (SMGCS) plan for U.S. airports where scheduled Air Carriers are authorized to conduct operations when the visibility is less than 1,200 feet runway visual range (RVR).

Active AFS-400 2020-08-25
135-45 Use of Noncertified Weather Observations in Noncontiguous States

This AC provides information and recommendations to air carriers operating under the authority of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 135 and in the noncontiguous States (i.e., Alaska or Hawaii) on the use of noncertified weather information in support of instrument approaches conducted under instrument flight rules (IFR) at airports without destination weather reporting approved by the National Weather Service (NWS) or the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Active AFS-200 2020-10-06
120-26N Assignment of Aircraft Call Signs and Associated Telephonies

This Advisory Circular (AC) describes the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Air Traffic Organization (ATO) requirements and process for the assignment and authorization for use of aircraft call signs, specifically, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) three-letter designators (3LD), U.S. special designators, local designators, and their associated telephonies.

Active AJR-2 2020-10-08
89-1 Means of Compliance Process for Remote Identification of Unmanned Aircraft Active AIR-600 2020-12-22
89-2 Declaration of Compliance Process for Remote Identification of Unmanned Aircraft Active AIR-600 2020-12-22
70/7460-1M Obstruction Marking and Lighting

This Advisory Circular (AC) describes the Federal Aviation Administration’s standards for marking and lighting structures to promote aviation safety.

Active AJV-P 2020-11-16
91-56B Continuing Structural Integrity Program for Airplanes

Provides guidance material to manufacturers and operators of transport category airplanes for use in developing a continuing structural integrity program to ensure safe operation of older airplanes throughout their operational lives.

Active ANM-115 2008-03-07
91-80 Air Traffic Control System Command Center (ATCSCC) Hotlines

This advisory circular provides guidance to customers of the National Airspace System (NAS) in regard to the use of and participation on ATCSCC hotlines.

Active AJR-1 2008-06-24
91-81 Dual J80 Route Procedure

This advisory circular provides information to customers of the National Airspace System (NAS) in regards to the implementation and use of the dual J80 route procedure.

Active AJR-1 2008-05-13
90-102A Airspace Flow Program

This Advisory Circular replaces AC 90-102 and provides guidance to customers of the National Airspace System (NAS) regarding changes to the traffic management process for managing flights through a constrained area with an Airspace Flow Program (AFP).

Active AJR-1 2008-05-30
25.795-4 Passenger Cabin Smoke Protection

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides an acceptable means of showing compliance with the requirements of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), part 25, § 25.795(b)(2), “Cabin smoke protection.”

Active ANM-100 2008-10-24
25.795-6 Least Risk Bomb Location

This advisory circular (AC) describes an acceptable means for showing compliance with the requirements of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), part 25, § 25.795(c), “Least risk bomb location.”

Active ANM-100 2008-10-24
25.795-2A Flight Deck Penetration Resistance

This advisory circular (AC) sets forth an acceptable means, but not the only means, of demonstrating compliance with the provisions of the airworthiness standards for transport category airplanes related to the airplane design for flightdeck penetration resistance.

Active ANM-100 2008-10-24
90-91K North American Route Program

Provides guidance to users of the National Air Space System for participation in the North American Route Program (NRP).

Active AJR-1 2008-12-11
91-84 Fractional Ownership Programs

This advisory circular (AC) provides backgroung information, and describes fractional ownership programs and te application process for obtaining management specifications (MSpecs) to operate under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14CFR) part 91 subpart k (part 91K)

Active AFS-800 2009-03-31
20-163 Displaying Geometric Altitude Relative to Mean Sea Level

a. This advisory circular (AC) shows you how to gain a type certificate (TC), supplemental TC (STC), amended TC (ATC), amended supplemental TC (ASTC), or technical standard order (TSO) authorization for systems incorporating the presentation of geometric altitude relative to mean sea level (MSL) on electronic displays.

Active AIR-100 2009-07-09
150/5210-15A Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Station Building Design

Contains information, references and guidelines for construction of Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) station building design.

Active AAS-100 2008-09-10
150/5210-18A Systems for Interactive Training Of Airport Personnel

Provides guidance in the design of systems for interactive training of airport personnel, which are eligible for funding under the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) and with Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) revenues.

Active AAS-100 2008-09-29
150/5300-18B General Guidance and Specifications for Submission of Aeronautical Surveys to NGS: Field Data Collection and Geographic Information System (GIS) Standards

Provides the specifications for the collection of airport data for the FAA Airport Surveying – Geographic Information System (GIS) Program.

Active AAS-100 2009-05-21
00-41B FAA Quality Control System Certification Program Active ASU-430 1989-10-10
121-38 Reporting Hazardous Materials Discrepancies to the Federal Aviation Administration Active ADG-1 2007-01-17
135-42 Extended Operations (ETOPS) and Operations in the North Polar Area

This advisory circular (AC) provides certificate holders with guidance for obtaining operational approval to conduct Extended Operations (ETOPS) under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 135.

Active AFS-220 2008-06-10
187-2 Aircraft Certification Service Fees for Providing Production Certification-Related Services Outside the United States Active AIR-230 1998-03-11
21-13 Standard Airworthiness Certification of Surplus Military Aircraft and Aircraft Built from Spare and Surplus Parts Active AIR-200 1973-04-05
25.1357-1A Circuit protective devices Active ANM-100 2007-10-22
25.795-7 Survivability of Systems Active ANM-100 2008-10-24
25.856-2A Installation of Thermal/Acoustic Insulation for Burnthrough Protection

This AC provides guidance for the test method to determine burnthrough resistance of thermal/acoustic insulation materials installed in transport category airplanes.

Active ANM-115 2008-07-29
25.869-1A Fire Protection: Systems

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for demonstrating compliance with the transport category airplane certification requirements of § 25.863 Flammable fluid fire protection (as applicable to electrical system components) and § 25.869 Fire protection: systems.

Active ANM-100 2007-10-22
43.13-2B Acceptable Methods, Techniques, and Practices - Aircraft Alterations Active AFS-300 2008-03-03
150/5210-19A Driver's Enhanced Vision System (DEVS)

Contains performance standards, specifications, and recommendations for DEVS equipment on Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles.

Active AAS-100 2009-06-12
33-7A Guidance for 30-Second and 2-Minute One-Engine-Inoperative (OEI) Ratings for Rotorcraft Turbine Engines

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance and acceptable means, but not the only means, for demonstrating compliance with the specific requirements applicable to 30-second and 2-minute One-Engine-Inoperative (OEI) rotorcraft turbine engine ratings in part 33 of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR part 33).

Active ANE-111 2009-06-11
150/5200-31C Airport Emergency Plan (Consolidated AC includes Change 2)

Provides guidance to the airport operator in the development and implementation of an Airport Emergency Plan (AEP).

Active AAS-300 2009-06-19
33-8 Guidance for Parts Manufacturer Approval of Turbine Engine and Auxiliary Power Unit Parts under Test and Computation

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for developing substantiation data to support the design approval of critical and complex turbine engine and auxiliary power unit (APU) parts produced under parts manufacturer approval (PMA).

Active ANE-111 2009-08-19
00-65 Towbar and Towbarless Movement of Aircraft

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for towbar and towbarless movement of aircraft.

Active AFS-300 2009-08-27
33.70-2 Damage Tolerance of Hole Features in High-Energy Turbine

This advisory circular (AC) provides definitions, guidance, and acceptable methods, but not the only methods, that may be used to demonstrate compliance with requirements in § 33.70 of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations related to the integrity of engine life-limited parts.

Active AIR-600 2009-08-28
33.83-1 Comparative Method to Show Equivalent Vibratory Stresses and High Cycle Fatigue Capability for Parts Manufacturer Approval of Turbine Engine and Auxiliary Power Unit Parts

This advisory circular (AC) describes a comparative test and analysis method that may be used for turbine engine or auxiliary power unit (APU) blades or vanes when produced under parts manufacturer approval (PMA).

Active ANE-111 2009-09-08
20-107B Composite Aircraft Structure

This AC sets forth an acceptable means, but not the only means of showing compliance with the provisions of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) parts 23, 25, 27, and 29 regarding airworthiness type certification requirements for composite aircraft structures involving fiber reinforced materials, e.g., carbon and glass fiber reinforced plastics.

Active AIR-100 2009-09-08
150/5220-24 Foreign Object Debris Detection Equipment

Provides information that airports can use to procure foreign object debris (FOD) detection equipment.

Active AAS-100 2009-09-30
150/5380-9 Guidelines and Procedures for Measuring Airfield Pavement Roughness

Provides guidelines and procedures for measuring and evaluating runway roughness as identified by surface profile data of rigid and flexible airport pavements.

Active AAS-100 2009-09-30
20-27G Certification and Operation of Amateur-Built Aircraft

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides information about Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 21, Certification Procedures for Products and Parts, § 21.191(g) for the purpose of operating amateur-built aircraft.

Active AIR-200 2009-09-30
120-88A Preventing Injuries Caused by Turbulence

This AC provides information and practices that can be used to prevent injuries caused by turbulence.

Active AFS-200 2006-01-19
120-68J Pilot Records Database and Pilot Records Improvement Act

This advisory circular (AC) provides operators and pilots with guidance regarding Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 111: the Pilot Records Database (PRD) and the Pilot Records Improvement Act of 1996 (PRIA).

Active AFS-600 2021-06-28
450.115-1A High Fidelity Flight Safety Analysis

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.

Active AST-1 2021-06-24
450.173-1 Part 450 Mishap Plan – Reporting, Response, and Investigation Requirements

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance and an acceptable method, but not the only method, for developing a mishap plan under title 14 CFR § 450.173.

Active AST-1 2021-08-12
450.117-1 Trajectory Analysis for Normal Flight

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).

Active AST-1 2021-08-19
150/5345-39E Specification for L-853, Runway and Taxiway Retroreflective Markers

This AC contains the FAA's standards for retroreflective markers for airport runways and taxiways.

Active AAS-100 2021-10-12
150/5345-27F FAA Specification for Wind Cone Assemblies

This AC contains a specification for wind cone assemblies to be used to provide wind information to pilots of aircraft.

Active AAS-100 2021-12-15
65-34A FAA-Approved Aircraft Dispatcher Certification Courses

This AC provides standards and guidelines for obtaining approval of and for operating Aircraft Dispatcher Certification Courses, which are approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), in accordance with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 65 subpart C.

Active AFS-200 2022-02-03
150/5000-9B Guidelines for Sound Insulation of Structures Exposed to Aircraft Noise

This AC provides guidelines to develop and implement a sound insulation program (SIP).

Active APP-400 2022-06-08
450.167-1 Tracking for Launch and Reentry Safety Analysis

This AC provides guidance and an acceptable means of complying with the requirement to track the flight of a launch or reentry vehicle under 14 CFR § 450.167 using onboard hardware, launch site services, or other means.

Active AST-1 2022-09-29
450.110-1 Physical Containment as a Hazard Control Strategy

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for an operator to develop a physical containment analysis in accordance with § 450.110.

Active AST-1 2022-09-27
150/5200-18D Airport Safety Self-Inspection

This AC provides information to airport operators on airport self-inspection programs and identifies the items included in these programs.

Active AAS-300 2022-09-27
450.3-1 Definition of Launch and Scope of a Vehicle Operator License

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) definition of “launch” in § 401.7, and the determination of the beginning of a launch at a United States (U.S.) launch site, per § 450.3(b)(1) and (d).

Active AST-1 2022-09-29
89-3 FAA-Recognized Identification Areas

This AC provides guidance on applying for a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-Recognized Identification Area (FRIA), in accordance with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) Part 89, Remote Identification of Unmanned Aircraft, subpart C.

Active AFS-400 2022-10-19
91-57C Exception for Limited Recreational Operations of Unmanned Aircraft

The guidance provided in this AC supports the limited recreational operation of unmanned aircraft (UA) by explaining how a recreational flyer of UA may comply with the statutory requirements of Title 49 of the United States Code (49 U.S.C.)

Active AFS-800 2022-10-20
90-48E Pilots’ Role in Collision Avoidance

This AC is issued to assist pilots with their regulatory obligation to see and avoid other aircraft.

Active AFS-800 2022-10-20
90-89C Amateur-Built Aircraft and Ultralight Flight Testing Handbook

This AC provides suggestions and safety-related recommendations primarily to assist amateur-built aircraft and ultralight vehicle builders in developing individualized flight test plans.

Active AFS-300 2023-02-14
120-80B Firefighting of General and High-Energy In-Flight Fires

This AC provides information on the hazards and risks of in-flight fires on transport category aircraft.

Active AFS-200 2023-03-16
120-108A Continuous Descent Final Approach

This AC describes how to use a continuous descent final approach (CDFA) technique on a Nonprecision Approach (NPA), as well as recommended general procedures and training guidelines for implementing CDFA as a standard operating procedure (SOP).

Active AFS-400 2023-03-22
135-10C Approved Aircraft Inspection Program

This AC provides information and guidance for a Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 135, § 135.419, Approved Aircraft Inspection Program (AAIP).

Active AFS-300 2023-05-23
65-30B Overview of the Aviation Maintenance Profession

This AC was prepared by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Flight Standards Service (FS) to provide information to prospective Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) mechanics and other aviation maintenance professionals interested in a career in aviation maintenance.

Active AFS-300 2023-05-23
20-185A Airworthiness Approval of Synthetic Vision Systems, Synthetic Vision Guidance Systems and Aircraft State Awareness Synthetic Vision Systems

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has consolidated all synthetic vision related guidance into this advisory circular (AC).

Active AIR-600 2021-01-27
00-46F Aviation Safety Reporting Program

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for the submission of reports under the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aviation Safety Reporting Program (ASRP).

Active AFS-200 2021-04-02
150/5300-20 Submission of On-Airport Proposals for Aeronautical Study

This AC provides guidance on submitting accurate, complete on-airport proposals so the FAA can conduct an aeronautical study.

Active AAS-100 2023-04-05
170-9A Criteria for Assumption of Ownership of Non-Federal Systems

This Advisory Circular (AC) contains policy under which the Federal AviationAdministration (FAA) accepts the transfer of non-federally procured equipment/systems fromnon-federal sponsors/owners.

Active AJW-121 2021-05-25
20-68B Recommended Radiation Safety Precautions for Ground Operation of Airborne Weather Radar

Sets forth recommended radiation safety precautions for ground operation of airborne weather radar.

Active AFS-360 1980-08-08
20-71 Dual Locking Devices on Fasteners

Provides guidance and acceptable means, not the sole means, by which compliance may be shown with the requirements for dual locking devices on removable fasteners installed in rotorcraft and transport category airplanes.

Active AIR-120 1970-12-08
20-74 Aircraft Position and Anticollision Light Measurements

Contains useful information concerning measurements for intensity, covering, and color of aircraft position and anti-collision lights.

Active AIR-120 1971-07-29
20-106 Aircraft Inspection for the General Aviation Aircraft Owner

Describes techniques used in aircraft inspections. Designed to familiarize owner, pilots, student mechanics, and others with inspection procedures, it does NOT qualify an individual to make airworthiness determinations.

Active AFS-340 1978-04-01
20-109A Service Difficulty Program (General Aviation)

Describes the Service Difficulty Program as it applies to general aviation activities. Instructions for completion of the revised FAA Form 8010-4 (10-92), Malfunction or Defect Report, are provided.

Active AFS-620 1993-04-08
21-41A Replacing MIL-S-8879C With SAE AS8879

Provides information, clarification, and procedural guidance concerning the Inactivation of MIL-S-8879Cm Screw Threads, Controlled Radius Root with Increased Minor Diameter, as it relates to the civil aviation industry.

Active AIR-110 2003-06-20
21.17-2A Type Certification-Fixed Wing Gliders (Sailplanes), Including Powered Gliders

Provides information and guidance concerning acceptable means of showing compliance with Section 21.17(b) of Part 21 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) for type certification of gliders and powered gliders.

Active ACE-100 1993-02-10
23-9 [Large AC] Evaluation of Flight Loads on Small Airlpanes with T, V, +, or Y Empennage Configurations

Provides information and guidance concerning compliance with Part 23 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) applicable to evaluation of empennage design flight loads on configurations where the horizontal tail surfaces are supported by the vertical tail, or have appreciable dihedral.

Active ACE-100 1988-01-27
23-14 Type Certification Basis for Conversion from Reciprocating Engine to Turbine-Powered Part 23 Airplanes

Provides information and guidance concerning an acceptable means of showing compliance with Part 23 through amdt.23-45 of the Federal Aviation Regulations applicable to replacing reciprocating engines with gas turbine engines (turbopropeller, turbojet, or turbofan).

Active ACE-100 1993-09-30
150/5200-34A Construction or Establishment of Landfills near Public Airports

Contains guidance on complying with new Federal statutory requirements regarding the construction or establishment of landfills near public airports.

Active AAS-300 2006-01-26
150/5320-12C Measurement, Construction, and Maintenance of Skid Resistant Airport Pavement Surfaces

Contains guidelines and procedures for the design and construction of skid-resistant pavement; pavement evaluation, without or with friction equipment; and maintenance of high skid-resistant pavements.

Active AAS-100 1997-03-18
23-20 Acceptance Guidance on Material Procurement and Process Specifications for Polymer Matrix Composite Systems

Provides information and guidance concerning an acceptable means, but not the only means, of compliance with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 23.

Active ACE-100 2003-09-19
23-1523 Minimum Flight Crew

Sets forth on method that may be used to show compliance to the requirements contained within CFR, part 23, 23.1523, which prescribes the certification requirements for minimum flight crew on part 23 airplanes.

Active ACE-100 2005-01-12
20-113 Pilot Precautions and Procedures to be taken in Preventing Aircraft Reciprocating Engine Induction System and Fuel System Icing Problems

Provides information pertaining to aircraft engine induction system icing and the use of fuel additives to reduce the hazards of aircraft operation that may result from the presence of water and ice in aviation gasoline and aircraft fuel systems.

Active ACE-100 1981-10-22
20-116 Marking Aircraft Fuel Filler Openings with Color Coded Decals

Discusses the conditions under which color coded decals may be used to comply with the requirements in FAR Parts 23, 25, 27, and 29 for marking fuel filler openings.

Active ACE-100 1982-09-17
20-119 Fuel Drain Valves

Provides an acceptable means, but not the only means, of compliance with the requirements of the FARs for positive locking of fuel drain valves in the closed position.

Active AIR-120 1983-02-07
20-120 Nondirectional Beacon Frequency Congestion

Recommends several actions that the user can take to alleviate problems of frequency congestion in the 190-535 kHz frequency range.

Active AIR-500 1984-06-18
20-122A Anti-misfueling Devices: Their Availability and Use - Change 1

Includes information relating to the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) standard dimensions for fueling ports now being incorporated during new aircraft production by all General Aviation Manufacturer’s Association member companies.

Active AFS-340 1991-01-29
20-124 Water Ingestion Testing for Turbine Powered Airplanes

Describes a method of demonstrating compliance with the requirements of the FAR concerning the ingestion of water from the runway/taxiway surface into the airspeed system, the engine, and essential auxiliary power unit air inlet ducts of turbine engine power unit air inlet ducts of turbine engine powered airplanes.

Active ANM-112 1985-09-30
20-125 Water in Aviation Fuels

Alerts the aviation community to the potential hazards of water in aviation fuels. Additionally, it outlines recommended procedures to prevent, detect, and eliminate water in the fuel systems of aircraft.

Active AFS-340 1997-08-12
20-127 Use of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Class H11 Bolts

Provides guidance on the use of SAE Class H11 bolts in primary structure on all aircraft, including gliders and manned free balloons, and on aircraft engines and propellers.

Active ANM-110B 1987-07-08
20-133 Cockpit Noise and Speech Interference Between Crewmember

Provides information about the relationship between flight crew members cockpit voice communication and cockpit noise levels.

Active AIR-130 1989-03-22
20-134 Test Procedures for Maximum Allowable Airspeed Indicators

Provides guidance concerning test procedures which may be used in showing compliance with the standards in technical standards orders C 46a.

Active AIR-120 1990-02-14
20-135 Powerplant Installation and Propulsion System Component Fire Protection Test Methods, Standards and Criteria with change 1

Provides guidance for use in demonstrating compliance with the powerplant fire protection requirements of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR).

Active AIR-600 1990-02-06
20-142 Eligibility and Evaluation of U.S. Military Surplus Flight Safety Aircraft Parts, Engines, and Propellers

This advisory circular (AC) provides information and guidance for use in evaluating and determining the eligibility of U.S. military surplus flight safety critical aircraft parts (FSCAP), engines, and propellers for installation on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type-certificated products.

Active AFS-300 2000-02-25
20-143 Installation, Inspection, and Maintenance of Controls for General Aviation Reciprocating Aircraft Engines

Provides guidance regarding the inspection, maintenance, and installation of engine controls with emphasis on the airframe portion of these systems.

Active ACE-100 2000-06-06
20-148 Reusable Software Components

This advisory circular (AC) provides one acceptable means of compliance, but not the only means, for reusable software component (RSC) developers, integrators, and applicants to gain: • The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) “acceptance” of a software component that may be only a part of an airborne system’s software applications and intended functions

Active AIR-100 2004-12-07
20-156 Aviation Databus Assurance

a. This advisory circular (AC) is for aircraft and aircraft engine manufacturers anddesigners. We provide a means to gain Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval of your aviation databus by showing the databus design performs its intended function and satisfies the applicable airworthiness requirements when installed on an aircraft or aircraft engine.

Active AIR-100 2006-08-04
21-4B Special Flight Permits for Operation of Overweight Aircraft

Furnishes guidance concerning special flight permits necessary to operate an aircraft in excess of its usual maximum certificated takeoff weight.

Active AIR-200 1969-07-30
21-28 Airworthiness Certification of U.S.-Produced Aircraft and Engine Kits Assembled Outside the United States

Provides information and guidance concerning airworthiness certification requirements for aircraft or aircraft engines, assembled from kits by aircraft or aircraft engine manufacturers located in other countries.

Active AIR-220 1990-06-20
21-37 Primary Category Aircraft

Provides guidance for complying with Part 21 of Subchapter C, Chapter 1, Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), which contains the certification procedures for products and parts.

Active AIR-110 1994-06-14
23.1521-2 Type Certification of Oxygenates and Oxygenated Gasoline Fuels in Part 23 Airplanes with Reciprocating Engines

Provides information and guidance concerning an acceptable means of compliance with Part 3 of the Civil Air Regulations (CAR) and Part 23 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR), applicable to approval procedures for certification of alternate fuels.

Active ACE-100 1996-04-24
23.1521-1B Type Certification of Automobile Gasoline in Part 23 Airplanes with Reciprocating Engines

Sets forth acceptable means of compliance with Part 23 of the Federal Air Regulations (FAR), for approval/certification to use automobile gasoline with or without oxygenates (alcohol, ethers, etc.) in Part 23 airplanes.

Active ACE-111 1995-03-02
150/5345-55A Specification for L-893, Lighted Visual Aid to Indicate Temporary Runway Closure

Provides guidance in the design of a lighted visual aid to indicate temporary runway closure.

Active AAS-100 2007-06-27
437.73-1 Anomaly Reporting and Corrective Action for a Reusable Suborbital Rocket Operating Under an Experimental Permit

Provide guidance for reporting anomalie occurring in reusable suborbital rockets operating under an expermentalpermit issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) This AC also provide guidance for implementing an anomaly reporting and corrective action system for reusable suborbital rockets operating under FAA-issued experimental permit.

Active AST-1 2007-04-20
431.35-2A Reusable Launch and Reentry Vehicle System Safety Process

Provides guidance and information concerning the application of a systematic and logical system safety process and methodology for identification and control of public safety hazards associated with the operation of reusable launch vehicle and reentry vehicle systems.

Active AST-1 2005-07-20
23-22 Guidance for Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificated (STC) Approval of Part 23 Airplane Avionics Installations

Sets guidelines for using the Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) process for the installation approval of avionics for 14 CFR, part 23 airplanes.

Active ACE-100 2005-01-27
23-23 Standardization Guide for Integrated Cockpits in Part 23 Airplanes

The AC acknowledges the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) Publication #12, “Recommended Practices and Guidelines for an Integrated Flightdeck/Cockpit in a 14 CFR (or equivalent) Certificated Airplane,” as an acceptable means for showing compliance with applicable requirements for electronic displays in part 23 airplanes.

Active ACE-100 2004-09-30
23-24 Airworthiness Compliance Checklists for Common Part 23 Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) Projects Active ACE-100 2005-08-24
23.562-1 Dynamic Testing of Part 23 Airplane Seat/Restraint Systems and Occupant Protection

Provides information and guidance regarding compliance with Part 23 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) applicable to dynamic testing of airplane seats.

Active ACE-111 1989-06-22
25.807-1 Uniform Distribution of Exits

Provides guidance material for acceptable means, but not the only means, of demonstrating compliance with the requirements for distributing required passenger emergency exits uniformly.

Active ANM-114 1990-08-13
25.856-1 Thermal/Acoustic Insulation Flame Propagation Test Method Details

Guidance applies to airplanes required to conform with 25.856, and part VI of appendix F to Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 25.

Active ANM-115 2005-06-24
150/5190-7 Minimum Standards for Commercial Aeronautical Activities

Provides basic information about the FAA's recommendations on commercial minimum standards and related policies.

Active ACO-100 2006-08-28
91-50 Importance of Transponder Operation and Altitude Reporting

Provides information and guidance concerning the importance of transponder operation and altitude reporting in the National Airspace System.

Active AFS-820 1977-08-24
91-53A Noise Abatement Departure Profile

Describes acceptable criteria for safe noise abatement departure profiles (NADP) for subsonic turbojet-powered airplanes with a maximum certificated gross takeoff weight of more than 75,000 pounds.

Active AFS-820 1993-07-22
91-55 Reduction of Electrical System Failures following Aircraft Engine Starting

Warns general aviation aircraft owner/pilots and maintenance personnel of possible total electrical system failure following aircraft engine starting.

Active AFS-310 1980-10-28
91-61 A Hazard in Aerobatics: Effects of G-Forces of Pilots

Provides background information on G-forces, their effect on the human body and their role in safe flying, and offers suggestions for avoiding problems caused by acceleration encountered in aerobatic maneuvers.

Active AFS-800/AAM-500 1984-02-28
91-69A Seaplane Safety for FAR Part 91 Operators

Provides revised information to FAR Part 91 seaplane operators regarding seaplane preflight, oral briefings for seaplane passengers, the use of safety belts and shoulder harnesses in seaplanes, escape/egress after capsizing, water survival, and flotation gear for seaplane occupants.

Active AFS-820 1999-11-19
23.607-1 Self-Locking Nuts on Bolts Subject to Rotation

Provides information and guidance concerning compliance with Part 23 for self-locking nuts used on bolts subject to rotation in operation.

Active ACE-111 1984-08-24
23.629-1B Means of Compliance with Title 14 CFR, Part 23, § 23.629, Flutter

Presents information and guidance to provide one means, but not the only means, of complying with Section 23.629, Flutter (including flutter, airfoil divergence, and control reversal) of Part 23 of the Federal Aviation Regulations.

Active ACE-100 2004-09-28
25-8 Auxiliary Fuel Systems Installations

Sets forth acceptable means, but not the sole means, by which compliance maybe shown with auxiliary fuel system installation requirements in accordance with the Federal Aviation Regulations identified within.

Active ANM-112 1986-05-02
25-9A Smoke Detection, Penetration, and Evacuation Tests and Related Flight Manual Emergency Procedures

Provides guidelines for the conduct of certification tests relating to smoke detection, penetration, and evacuation and to evaluate related Airplane Flight Manual (AFM) procedures.

Active ANM-111 1994-01-06
25-13 Reduced and Derated Takeoff Thrust (Power) Procedures

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for the certification and use of reduced thrust (power) for takeoff and derated takeoff thrust (power) on turbine powered transport category airplanes.

Active ANM-112 1988-05-04
25-15 Approval of Flight Management Systems in Transport Category Airplanes

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance material for the airworthiness approval of flight management systems (FMS) in transport category airplanes.

Active ANM-111 1989-11-20
120-89 Ground Deicing Using Infrared Energy

Provides guidelines and recommendation for deicing aircraft with infrared technology. Also provides means for obtaining approval for the use & inclusion of infrared technology in an operators deicing program.

Active AFS-220 2005-12-13
120-90 Line Operations Safety Audits

Provides the rationale and procedure for conducting an Line Operations Safety Audit (LOSA) at an airline.

Active AFS-230 2006-04-27
121-29B Carry-On Baggage

Provides information to the public, certificated air carriers, commercial operators, and airline personnel about FAA-approved carry-on baggage programs.

Active AFS-200 2000-07-24
00-61 Event Planning Guide

Describes acceptable methods for organizing the aviation community for all events, such as major sports events (auto racing, golf, etc.)

Active AFS-800 2000-07-24
00-64 Air Medical Resource Management

This AC provides guidance and information, which establish minimum guidelines for Air Medical Resource Management Training.

Active AFS-300 2005-09-22
121-34B Emergency Medical Equipment Training

Provides guidance regarding crewmember training programs (Flight attendant training program in particular) that incorporate Automated External Defibrillators (AED) and enhanced Emergency Medical Kits (EMK).

Active AFS-220 2006-01-12
121-35 Management of Passengers during Ground Operations without Cabin Ventilation

Provides guidance regarding air carrier procedures for the use of ventilation and ground based air conditioning on the ground, as well as management of passengers during ground operations with no cabin ventilation.

Active AFS-200 2003-01-16
121.195-1A Operational Landing Distances for Wet Runways; Transport Category Airplanes

This advisory circular {AC) sets forth an acceptable means, but not the only means, of showing compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) § 121.195 (d) pertaining to operational landing distances on wet runways.

Active AFS-200 1990-06-19
129-3 Foreign Air Carrier Security

Provides information and guidance for the implementation of Change 7 to FAR Part 129 (sections 129.25, 129.26, and 129.27) which became effective 9/11/81.The sensitive nature of many security procedures precludes full discussion in this AC.

Active ACS-100 1982-06-10
135-4A Aviation Security: Air Taxi Commercial Operators (ATCO)

Provides recommended security measures applicable to ATCO operations that should minimize the effects of crimes directed against air transportation.

Active ACS-100 1976-04-15
135-15 Emergency Medical Service/Airplane (EMS/A)

Provides information and guidance material which may be used by Air Ambulance and Emergency Medical Service/Airplane (EMS/A).

Active AFS-250 1990-11-19
135-16 Ground Deicing & Anti-icing Training & Checking

This AC provides one means, but not the only means, of complying with FAR Sections 135.227, 135.345, & 135.351 (referred to as the FAR Part 135 ground deicing rule).

Active AFS-250 1994-12-12
136-1 Commercial Air Tour Operations Conducted Over National Parks and Tribal Lands

This Advisory Circular (AC) contains information, directions, and procedures for obtaining operating authority for commercial air tour operations over national parks and tribal lands.

Active AFS-200 2002-10-25
20-30B Aircraft Position Light and Anticollision Light Installations

Sets forth acceptable means, but not the only means, of showing compliance with the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) applicable to installed position lights and anti-collision lights.

Active AIR-120 1981-07-20
20-33B Technical Information Regarding Civil Aeronautics Manuals 1, 3, 4a, 4b, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, and 14

Advises the public that policy information contained in the subject Civil Aeronautics Manuals may be used in conjunction with specific sections of the Federal Aviation Regulations.

Active AIR-100 1975-05-01
20-37E Aircraft Propeller Maintenance

Provides information and suggested procedures to increase service life and to minimize blade failures of metal propellers.

Active AFS-350 2005-09-09
20-40 Placards for Battery-Excited Alternators Installed in Light Aircraft

Sets forth an acceptable means of complying with placarding rules in Federal Aviation Regulations 23 and 27 with respect to battery excited alternator installations.

Active ACE-100 1965-08-11
20-41A Substitute Technical Standard Order (TSO) Aircraft Equipment

Sets forth an acceptable means for complying with rules governing aircraft equipment installations in cases involving the substitution of technical standard order equipment for functionally similar TSO approved equipment.

Active AIR-120 1977-04-05
43-9C Maintenance Records

Describes methods, procedures and practices determined to be acceptable for showing compliance with the general aviation maintenance record-making and record-keeping requirements of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) parts 43 and 91.

Active AFS-340 1998-06-08
43-14 Maintenance of Weather Radar Radomes

Provides guidance material useful to repair facilities in the maintenance of weather radomes.

Active AFS-350 1977-02-24
43-15 Recommended Guidelines for Instrument Shops

Provides guidelines concerning environmental conditions for instrument repair and overhaul shops and information on calibration of test equipment.

Active AFS-350 1977-08-15
43-206 Inspection, Prevention, Control, and Repair of Corrosion on Avionics Equipment

AC contains acceptable methods, techniques, and practices for inspection, prevention, control and repair of corrosion on avionic systems and equipment.

Active AFS-300 2001-05-30
43-207 Correlation, Operation, Design, and Modification of Turbofan/Jet Engine Test Cells

Provides guidance regarding test cell correlation procedures for test cells used for in-service acceptance testing of turbofan and turbojet engines.

Active AFS-100 2002-12-26
43-208 Maintenance of Emergency Evacuations Systems for Aircraft Operating Under Part 121

This advisory circular (AC) provides information and guidance for the maintenance of emergency evacuation systems (EES) used on aircraft operating under the provisions of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 121.

Active AFS-300 2003-04-04
150/5345-52A Generic Visual Glideslope Indicators (GVGI)

Contains the FAA standards for generic visual glideslope indicators systems. GVGI systems provide pilots with visual glideslope guidance during approaches for landing at general aviation airports.

Active AAS-100 2007-09-05
60-22 Aeronautical Decision Making

Provides introductory material, background information, and reference material on aeronautical decision making.

Active AFS-800 1991-12-13
120-12A Private Carriage Versus Common Carriage of Persons or Property

Furnishes FAA personal and interested segments of industry with general guidelines for determining whether current or proposed transportation operations by air constitute private or common carriage.

Active AFS-820 1986-04-24
25-22 Certification of Transport Airplane Mechanical Systems

Provides methods acceptable to the Administrator for showing compliance with the type certification requirements for transport airplane mechanical systems and equipment installations.

Active ANM-112 2000-03-14
25-24 Sustained Engine Imbalance

Sets forth an acceptable means, but not the only means, of demonstrating compliance with the provisions of 14 CFR Part 25 related to the aircraft design for sustained engine rotor imbalance conditions.

Active ANM-100 2000-08-02
25.491-1 Taxi, Takeoff and Landing Roll Design Loads

Sets forth acceptable methods of compliance with provisions of Part 25 of the FAR dealing with the certification requirements for taxi, takeoff, and landing roll design loads.

Active ANM-110 2000-10-20
25.562-1B Dynamic Evaluation of Seat Restraint Systems and Occupant Protection on Transport Airplanes / with Change 1

This advisory circular (AC) provides information and guidance regarding acceptable means of compliance with the requirements of 14 CFR part 25 applicable to dynamic testing of seats.

Active ANM-110 2006-01-10
25.735-1 Brakes and Braking Systems Certification Tests and Analysis

Describes an acceptable means for obtaining FAA airworthiness approval concerning new or revised requirements for braking systems, and associated test conditions for braking systems, installed in transport category airplanes.

Active ANM-100 2002-04-10
25.775-1 Windows and Windshields

Sets forth an acceptable means, but not the only means, of demonstrating compliance with the provisions of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 25 pertaining to the certification requirements for windshields, windows, and mounting structure.

Active ANM-110 2003-01-17
25.853-1 Flammability Requirements for Aircraft Seat Cushions

Provides guidance material for demonstrating compliance with the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) pertaining to flammability of aircraft seat cushions.

Active ANM-110 1986-09-17
25.994-1 Design Considerations to Protect Fuel Systems during a Wheels-Up Landing

Presents guidelines and methods for complying with the requirements of section 25.994 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR).

Active ANM-110 1986-07-24
25.1581-1 Airplane Flight Manual

Identifies the information that must be provided in Airplane Flight Manual (AFM) under the airworthiness regulations and provides guidance as to the form and content of the approved portion of an AFM.

Active ANM-110 1997-07-14
145-5 Repair Station Internal Evaluation Programs - with Change 1

Provides information and guidance material that may be used by repair station certificate holders, operating under FAR Part 145, to design and implement an Internal Evaluation Program.

Active AFS-350 1995-09-27
120-28D Criteria for Approval of Category III Weather Minima for Takeoff, Landing, and Rollout

States an acceptable means, not the only means, for obtaining approval of Category III Landing Weather Minima and low visibility takeoff, including the installation and approval of associated aircraft systems.

Active AFS-400 1999-07-13
120-29A Criteria for Approval of Category I and Category II Weather Minima for Approach

This AC provides an acceptable means, but not the only means, for obtaining and maintaining approval of CAT I & II Weather Minima including the installation and approval of associated aircraft systems.

Active AFS-400 2002-08-12
120-40B Airplane Simulator Qualification

Provides an acceptable means, but not the only means, of compliance with the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) regarding the evaluation of and qualification of airplane simulators used in training programs or airmen checking under Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).

Active AFS-205 1991-07-29
120-41 Criteria for Operational Approval of Airborne Wind Shear Alerting and Flight Guidance

Establishes an acceptable means, but not the only means, of obtaining operational approval of an airborne wind shear alerting and flight guidance system.

Active AFS-400 1983-11-07
120-43 The Influence of Beards on Oxygen Mask Efficiency

Provides information about the effects of beards on masks in continuous flow and demand oxygen systems.

Active AFS-220 1987-01-27
120-45A Airplane Flight Training Device Qualification

Provides an acceptable means of ensuring compliance with the FAR regarding the evaluation and qualification of all training devices in which flight training, qualification, or certification of airmen under Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, is accomplished.

Active AFS-205 1992-02-05
150/5020-1 Noise Control and Compatibility Planning for Airports

Provides general guidance for noise control and compatibility planning for airports as well as specific guidance for preparation of airport noise exposure maps and airport noise compatibility programs by airport operators for submission under Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 150, and the Aviation Safety and Noise Abatement Act of 1979.

Active APP-400 1983-08-05
33-6 Weld Repair of Aluminum Crankcases and Cylinders of Piston Engines - Including Change 1

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance to demonstrate compliance with the requirements of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 33, Airworthiness Standards: Aircraft Engines.

Active ANE-110 1994-12-20
150/5325-4B Runway Length Requirements for Airport Design

Provides design standards and guidelines for determining recommended runway lengths.

Active APP-400 2005-07-01
150/5050-8 Environmental Management Systems for Airport Sponsors

Provides guidance to airport sponsors that develop Environmental Management Systems (EMS). It provides guidance to airport sponsors on the needed parts of an EMS.

Active APP-400 2007-09-26
150/5060-5 Airport Capacity And Delay

Explains how to compute airport capacity and aircraft delay for airport planning and design. Consolidated file contains Changes 1 and 2.

Active APP-400 1983-09-23
120-47 Survival Equipment for use in Overwater Operations

Provides information regarding the survival items that should be carried during aircraft extended overwater operations.

Active AFS-220 1987-06-12
33.14-1 Damage Tolerance for High Energy Turbine Engine Rotors - Including Change 1

This advisory circular describes an acceptable means for showing compliance with the requirements of section 33.14 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations).

Active ANE-110 2001-01-08
33.15-1 Manufacturing Process of Premium Quality Titanium Alloy Rotating Engine Components

Provides guidance for compliance with the provisions under Title 14 under the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 33 (14 CFR 33) pertaining to the materials suitability and durability requirements, 33.15, as applicable to the manufacture of titanium alloy high energy rotating parts of aircraft engines.

Active ANE-110 1998-09-22
33.19-1 Guidance Material for 14 CFR §33.19, Durability, for Reciprocating Engine Redesigned Parts

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance and acceptable methods, but not the only methods, that may be used to demonstrate the redesigned parts for reciprocating engines comply with the requirements of §33.19 of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR).

Active ANE-110 2004-09-27
33.47-1 Detonation Testing in Reciprocating Aircraft Engines

Provides guidance material for acceptable means of demonstrating compliance with the requirements of FAR Part 33, relating to detonation testing for reciprocating aircraft engines.

Active ANE-110 1988-06-27
33.78-1 Turbine Engine Power-Loss and Instability in Extreme Conditions of Rain and Hail

Provides guidance and acceptable methods, but not the only methods, that may be used to demonstrate compliance with the requirements contained under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), part 33, sections 33.78(a)(2) and 33.78(c).

Active ANE-110 2000-02-08
34-1B Fuel Venting and Exhaust Emission Requirements for Turbine Engine Powered Airplanes

The Intent of this AC is to promote uniformity of implementation of the emissions certification requirement of Part 34 of the Federal aviation Regulations.

Active AEE-300 2003-06-27
35.4-1 Propeller Instructions for Continued Airworthiness

Provides guidance and acceptable methods, but not the only methods, for demonstrating compliance with 14 CFR §35.4, Instructions for Continued Airworthiness.

Active ANE-110 2003-11-03
25-23 Airworthiness Criteria for the Installation Approval of a Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS) for Part 25 Airplanes

Describes an acceptable means for obtaining FAA airworthiness approval for the installation of a Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS) that has been approved under Technical Standard Order (TSO)-C151a.

Active ANM-130L 2000-05-22
20-44 Glass Fiber Fabric for Aircraft Covering

Provides a means, but not the sole means, for acceptance of glass fiber fabric for external covering of aircraft structure.

Active ACE-100 1965-09-03
20-45 Safetying of Turnbuckles on Civil Aircraft

Provides information on turnbuckle safetying methods that have been found acceptable by the FAA during past aircraft type certification programs.

Active ACE-100 1965-09-17
20-56A Marking of TSO-C72b Individual Flotation Devices

Outlines acceptable methods for marking individual flotation devices which also serve as seat cushions

Active AIR-120 1975-04-01
150/5100-17 Land Acquisition and Relocation Assistance for Airport Improvement Program Assisted Projects (Consolidated through Change 7)

Provides guidance to sponsors of airport projects developed under the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) to meet the requirements of the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (PL 91-646, as amended) and the Regulations of the Office of the Secretary of Transportation, 49 CFR Part 24.

Active APP-400 2017-07-10
150/5300-7B FAA Policy on Facility Relocations Occasioned by Airport Improvements or Changes

Reaffirms to the aviation community the FAA policy governing responsibility for funding relocation, replacement and modification of air traffic control and air navigation facilities that are made necessary by improvements or changes to the airport.

Active ABP-420 1972-11-08
90-95 Unanticipated Right Yaw in Helicopters

Examines the unanticipated right yaw phenomenon, the circumstances under which it may be encountered, how it can be prevented, and how the pilot should react if it is encountered.

Active AFS-800 1995-02-07
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
90-99 High Altitude Airspace Redesign Phase 1 Active ATA-301 2003-09-22
91-32B Safety in and Around Helicopters

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides safety guidelines for persons associated with helicopter operations and suggests ways to avoid hazards and reduce the risk of accidents.

Active AFS-820 1997-02-18
91-33A Use of Alternate Grades of Aviation Gasoline for Grade 80/87, and Use of Automotive Gasoline

Provides information relating to the use of alternate grades of gasoline when grade 80/87 aviation is not available and the resultant effects of the use of the alternate fuels which have higher TEL (tetraethyl lead) content.

Active ANE-110 1984-07-18
120-58 Pilot Guide Large Aircraft Ground Deicing

Contains recommendations for ensuring safe operations of large airplanes during icing conditions and guidelines for the development of adequate procedures for the deicing of large airplanes.

Active AFS-200 1992-09-30
120-82 Flight Operational Quality Assurance

Provides guidance on one means, but not necessarily the only means, of developing, implementing, and operating a voluntary Flight Operational Quality Assurance (FOQA) program that is acceptable to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Active AFS-230 2004-04-12
120-83 Flight Deck Observer Seat and Associated Equipment

Provides guidance for 14 CFR parts 121, 125, and 135 certificate holders for obtaining an FAA finding regarding the operational safety/suitability of the Flight Deck Observer Seat and Associated Equipment.

Active AFS-220 2004-06-03
150/5210-22 Airport Certification Manual (ACM)

Provides methods for meeting the certification requirements specified in Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 139, Certification of Airports.

Active AAS-300 2004-04-26
120-93 Damage Tolerance Inspections for Repairs and Alterations

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance material for Type Certificate (TC) Holders, Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) Holders, and operators to comply with requirements in the Aging Airplane Safety Act to ensure the airworthiness of aging airplane parts and components.

Active ANM-100 2007-11-20
20-67B Airborne VHF Communication Equipment Installations Active AIR-120 1986-01-16
25.899-1 Electrical bonding and protection against static electricity

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for demonstrating compliance with the transport category airplane certification requirements of § 25.899 Electrical bonding and protection against static electricity

Active ANM-100 2007-10-22
25.1529-1A Instructions for Continued airworthiness of Structural Repairs on Transport Airplanes

Provides instructions to ensure continued airworthiness of structural repairs on transport category airplanes.

Active ANM-100 2007-11-20
91-77 General Aviation, Coded Departure Routes (CDR)

Provides guidance to customers of the National Airspace System on the use of Coded Departure Routes.

Active AJR-1 2007-06-01
20-65A U.S. AIRWORTHINESS CERTIFICATES AND AUTHORIZATIONS FOR OPERATION OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN AIRCRAFT

Provides general information and guidance concerning issuance of airworthiness certificates for U.S. registered aircraft, and issuance of special flight authorizations for operation in the United States of foreign aircraft not having standard airworthiness certificates issued by the country of registry.

Active AIR-200 2004-07-08
20-69 Conspicuity of Aircraft Instrument Malfunction Indicators

Provides design guidance information on methods of improving conspicuity of malfunction indication devices.

Active AIR-120 1970-05-14
20-73A Aircraft Ice Protection

This advisory circular (AC) tells type certificate and supplemental type certificate applicants how to comply with the ice protection requirements of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) parts 23, 25, 27, 29, 33, and 35.

Active AIR-120 2006-08-16
20-88A Guidelines on the Marking of Aircraft

Provides revised guidelines on the marking of aircraft powerplant instruments and electronic displays (cathode ray tubes, etc.).

Active ANM-110 1985-09-30
20-97B Aircraft Tire Maintenance and Operational Practices with Change 1

This advisory circular (AC) provides recommended tire care and maintenance practices needed to assure the safety of support personnel and the continued airworthiness of aircraft.

Active AFS-300 2005-04-18
20-100 General Guidelines for Measuring Fire-Extinguishing Agent Concentrations in Powerplant Compartments

Describes the installation and use of a model GA-2A fire extinguisher agent concentration recorder in determining the distribution and concentration of fire-extinguishing agents when discharged in an aircraft powerplant compartment.

Active AIR-120 1977-09-21
20-104 Revised Powerplant Engineering Report No. 3A Standard Fire Test Apparatus and Procedure (for Flexible Hose Assemblies)

Announces the availability of the subject report.

Active AIR-120 1978-07-19
20-105B Reciprocating Engine Power-Loss Accident Prevention and Trend Monitoring

Updates statistical information and brings to the attention of aircraft owners, operators, manufacturers, and maintenance personnel the circumstances surrounding engine power-loss accidents with recommendations on how those accidents can be prevented.

Active AFS-340 1998-06-15
21.17-1A Type Certification-Airships

Describes two acceptable criteria for the type certification of airships that may be used by an applicant in showing compliance with section 21.17(b) of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR),Part 21.

Active ACE-100 1992-09-25
21.17-3 Type Certification of Very Light Airplanes Under FAR 21.17(b)

Provides a means but not the only means for the type, production, and airworthiness certification of very light airplanes (VLA); and designates the “Joint Aviation Requirements for Very Light Aeroplanes” (JAR-VLA), issued April 25, 1990, by the Joint Aviation Authorities (FAA) of Europe as an acceptable airworthiness criteria that provides in equivalent level of safety under FAR 21.17(b) for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification of VLA as a special class of aircraft.

Active AIR-110 1992-12-21
21.25-1 Issuance of Type Certificate: Restricted Category Agricultural Airplanes

Provides information and guidance for obtaining a type certificate in the restricted category under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) Part 21, Section 21.25, for small single-engine piston and turbo-propeller driven airplanes, which will be used for agricultural special purpose operations.

Active ACE-111 1997-12-01
23-13A Fatigue, Fail-Safe, and Damage Tolerance Evaluation of Metallic Structure for Normal, Utility, Acrobatic, and Commuter Category Airplanes

Provides information and guidance concerning an acceptable means of demonstrating compliance with the requirements of Part 23 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) regarding fatigue and fail-safe evaluation of metallic airplane structure.

Active ACE-100 2005-09-29
150/5210-6D Aircraft Fire Extinguishing Agents

Provides guidance on Aircraft Fire Extinguishing Agents and provides an acceptable methodology for complying with Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 139, Certification of Airports.

Active AAS-100 2004-07-08
20-117 Hazards Following Ground Deicing and Ground Operations in Conditions Conducive to Aircraft Icing

Provides information on the identified hazards associated with ground deicing and ground operations in conditions conducive to aircraft icing.

Active AFS-200 1982-12-03
20-118A Emergency Evacuation Demonstration

Sets forth acceptable means, but not the only means, of showing compliance with the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) applicable to required emergency evacuation demonstrations from airplanes certified to the requirements of SFAR 23, SFAR 41, Appendix A of Part 135, or Part 23, commuter category.

Active ACE-100 1987-03-09
20-123 Avoiding or Minimizing Encounters with Aircraft Equipped with Depleted Uranium Balance Weights during Accident Investigations

Provides information and guidance to individuals who come in contact with depleted uranium contained in aircraft control surfaces during accident investigations.

Active AFS-330 1984-12-20
20-128A Design Considerations for Minimizing Hazards caused by Uncontained Turbine Engine and Auxiliary Power Unit Rotor Failure

Sets forth a method of compliance with the requirements of Sections 23.903(b)(1), 25.901(d) and 25.903(d)(1) of the FAR pertaining to design precautions taken to minimize the hazards to an airplane in the event of uncontained engine or auxiliary power unit rotor (compressor and turbine) failure and engine fan blade failures.

Active ANM-114 1997-03-25
20-131A Airworthiness Approval of Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance Systems (TCAS II) and Mode S Transponders

Provides guidance material for the airworthiness and operational approval of Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance Systems (TCAS II) and Mode S transponders.

Active ANM-110 1993-03-29
20-154 Guide for Developing a Receiving Inspection System for Aircraft Parts and Material - Change 1

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance and information for incorporation into operators’ existing receiving/inspection systems to help prevent the introduction of unairworthy parts into inventories.

Active AFS-300 2005-12-12
21-21 Use of Automobile Gasoline in Agricultural Aircraft

Sets forth acceptable conditions under which automobile gasoline (autogas) may be used in restricted category agricultural aircraft powered by Pratt and Whitney R-985 and R-1340 radial engines, and being used in agricultural operations under Federal Aviation Regulations Part 137.

Active ACE-100 1984-08-24
21-22 Injury Criteria for Human Exposure to Impact

Describes a range of impact trauma which may be used to establish bases for acceptance levels or performance criteria in the evaluation of occupant survivability characteristics in civil aircraft.

Active AIR-120 1985-06-20
21-23B Airworthiness Certification of Civil Aircraft, Engine, Propellers, and Related Products Imported to the United States

Provides information on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) objectives, regulations, and general practices for the United States of America airworthiness certification or acceptance of civil aeronautical products imported to the U.S.

Active AIR-40 2004-11-17
21-34 Shoulder Harness-Safety Belt Installations

Provides information and guidance pertinent to an acceptable means, but not the only means, for installation of shoulder harness and safety belt restraint systems at all seat locations on all previously type-certificated aircraft.

Active AIR-120 1993-06-04
20-157 How to Prepare Reliability Assessment Plans for Aircraft Systems and Equipment

This AC shows you how to develop and use a reliability assessment plan. An assessment plan documents the controlled, repeatable processes for assessing the reliability of aircraft and engine electronic and electrical systems, including their electromechanical elements and equipment.

Active AIR-120 2007-01-19
23-19A Airframe Guide for Certification of Part 23 Airplanes

Provides information and guidance concerning acceptable means, but not the only means, of complying with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 23 Subpart C and portions of Subpart D.

Active ACE-100 2007-04-30
437.55-1 Hazard Analysis for the Launch or Reentry of a Reusable Suborbital Rocket Under an Experimental Permit

Provide guidance for applying a systematic and logical hazard analysis to the identification, analysis, and control of public safety hazards and risks associated with the launch and reentry of a reusable suborbital rocket under an experimental permit.

Active AST-1 2007-04-20
23-18 Installation of Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS) Approved for Part 23 Airplanes

Establishes an acceptable means, but not the only means, of obtaining FAA airworthiness approval for the installation of a TAWS that has been approved under Technical Standard Order (TSO)-C151A, Terrain Awareness and Warning System, in a Part 23 airplane.

Active ACE-100 2000-06-14
150/5070-6B Airport Master Plans

Provides guidance for the preparation of airport master plans that range in size and function from small general aviation to large commercial service facilities.

Active APP-400 2005-07-29
150/5190-6 Exclusive Rights at Federally Obligated Airports

Provides basic information about the FAA's prohibition on the granting of exclusive rights at federally-obligated airports.

Active ACO-100 2007-01-04
150/5220-9A Aircraft Arresting Systems

Contains FAA standards and recommendations for the installations of aircraft arresting systems on civil airports not owned or operated by the U.S.

Active AAS-300 2006-12-20
150/5345-45C Low-Impact Resistant (LIR) Structures

Contains the FAA specifications for low-impact resistant (LIR) structures used to support approach lighting systems (ALS) at airports.

Active AAS-100 2007-04-06
150/5070-7 The Airport System Planning Process

Provides guidance for effective airport system planning. Consolidated file includes Change 1 (dated 1/16/2015).

Active APP-400 2004-11-10
91-48 Acrobatics-Precision Flying with a Purpose

Provides information to persons who are interested in acrobatic flying to improve their piloting skills as recreation, sport, or as a competitive activity.

Active AFS-820 1977-06-29
91-62A Use of Child Seats in Aircraft

Provides information to assist the public in the proper use of child seats aboard aircraft and provides precautions so all occupants are able to exit rapidly from aircraft during emergencies.

Active AIR-120 1992-10-15
91-65 Use of Shoulder Harness in Passenger Seats

Provides guidance and information to pilots, passengers, and maintenance personnel regarding the crash survivability aspects of small aircraft equipped with shoulder harnesses and the hazards of modifying seats, adding appendages to seats, and storage of articles, beneath the seats.

Active AFS-820 1986-08-04
91-66 Noise Abatement for Helicopters

Presents guidelines intended to assist pilots, operators, managers, and other interested persons in the establishment of effective noise reduction procedures when operating helicopters.

Active AFS-840 1987-06-04
91-67 Minimum Equipment Requirements for General Aviation Operations Under FAR Part 91

Describes acceptable methods for the operation of aircraft under Federal Aviation Regulations Part 91 with certain inoperative instrument and equipment, which are not essential for safe flight.

Active AFS-820 1991-06-28
91-68 Pilot Qualification and Operation of all Surplus Military Turbine-Powered Airplanes

Provides information and guidance to pilots who wish to become qualified to operate surplus military turbine-powered airplanes under a letter of authorization, as required by operating limitations issued for this type of aircraft.

Active AFS-820 1992-02-25
91-71 Operation of Hot Air Balloons with Airborne Heaters

Provides guidance for the safe and practical operation of hot air balloons with airborne heaters in compliance with appropriate portions of 14 CFR 91.

Active AFS-820 1996-06-13
91-72 Waivers of Provisions of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 91

Provides information concerning the submission of applications for the issuance of waivers of certain sections of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 91.

Active AFS-820 1996-11-08
91-75 Attitude Indicator

Provides a method to substitute an approved attitude indicator for the rate-of-turn indicator mandated by Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 91, section 91.205(d)(3).

Active AFS-400 2003-06-25
25-12 Airworthiness Criteria for the Approval of Airborne Windshear Warning Systems in Transport Category

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for the airworthiness approval of airborne windshear warning systems in transport category airplanes.

Active ANM-110 1987-11-02
121-6 Portable Battery-Powered Megaphones

Sets forth an acceptable means for complying with rules (applicable to various persons operating under Part 121 of the Federal Aviation Regulations) that prescribe the installation of approved megaphones.

Active AIR-110 1966-01-05
121-25 Additional Weather Information: Domestic and Flag Air Carriers

Provides guidance and standards to domestic and flag air carriers for approval of a system for obtaining forecasts and reports of adverse weather phenomena

Active AFS-224 1977-09-16
121-28 Preparation and Loading of Magnetron Magnetic Materials for Air Transportation

Provides information relevant to the preparation and loading of magnetic materials for shipment in civil aircraft

Active ACS-120 1987-03-19
00-59 Integrating Helicopter and Tiltrotor Assets into Disaster Relief Planning

Provides guidance to state and local emergency relief planners on integrating helicopters and tiltrotor aircraft into disaster relief planning efforts.

Active AND-710 1998-11-13
25-16 Electrical Fault and Fire Prevention and Protection

This advisory circular (AC) provides information on electrically caused faults, overheat, smoke, and fire in transport category airplanes.

Active ANM-111 1991-04-05
25-18 Transport Category Airplanes Modified for Cargo Service

Provides guidance for demonstrating compliance with the FAR pertaining to transport category airplanes converted for use in all-cargo or combination passenger/cargo (combi) service and the relationship of those regulations to the requirements of Parts 121and 135 of the FAR.

Active ANM-114 1994-01-06
121-31 Flight Crew Sleeping Quarters and Rest Facilities

Provides methods acceptable to the FAA Administrator for FAR Part 121 certificate holders who conduct flag and supplemental operations to obtain an FAA finding regarding the adequacy of onboard sleeping quarters for compliance with FAR Sections 121.485(a) and 121.523(b).

Active AFS-220 1994-09-30
121-32A Dispatch Resource Management Training

This AC complements guidance already developed for flight crewmembers and other groups with respect to training in resource management.

Active AFS-220 2005-11-21
121-33B Emergency Medical Equipment

AC provides guidance to elaborate requirements for enhanced emergency medical equipment currently carried on most major air carriers and becoming mandatory as of April 12, 2004

Active AFS-220 2006-01-12
121-36 Management of Passengers who may be Sensitive to Allergens

Provides guidance regarding air carrier passenger handling procedures for allergen-sensitive people, including the importance of crewmember training in recognizing and responding to medical events that result from allergen exposure.

Active AFS-200 2002-12-31
135-9 FAR Part 135 Icing Limitations

To provide guidance to commuter/air taxi operators to assist them to comply with Section 135.227.

Active AFS-220 1981-05-30
135-17 Pilot Guide - Small Aircraft Ground Deicing (pocket)

Contains information and recommendations to assist pilots in conducting ground operations during weather conditions conducive to aircraft icing.

Active AFS-250 1994-12-14
135.169-1 Small Propeller-Driven Air Taxi Airplanes that meet Sections 135.169 (formerly 135.144)

Provides a summary of and information on small propeller-driven air taxi airplanes that comply with section 135.169(b) and may continue operations under FAR 135 with ten or more passenger seats.

Active AIR-110 1979-09-24
150/5370-16 Rapid Construction of Rigid (Portland Cement Concrete) Airfield Pavements

Provides guidance for the planning, coordination, management, design, testing, inspection, and execution of rapid construction of rigid (Portland Cement Concrete) airfield pavements.

Active AAS-100 2007-09-28
20-29B Use of Aircraft Fuel Anti-icing Additives

Provides information on the use of anti-icing additives PFA-55MB and Mil-I-27686 as an acceptable means of compliance with the FARs that require assurance of continuous fuel flow under conditions where ice may occur in turbine aircraft fuel systems.

Active ANE-100 1972-01-18
20-35C Tiedown Sense

Provides updated information of general use on aircraft tie down techniques and procedures.

Active AFS-340 1983-07-12
20-43C Aircraft Fuel Control

Alerts the aviation community to the potential hazards of inadvertent mixing or contamination of turbine and piston fuels, and provides recommended fuel control and servicing procedures.

Active AFS-340 1976-10-20
43-2B Minimum Barometry for Calibration and Test of Atmospheric Pressure Instruments

Provides guidance material which may be used to determine the adequacy of barometers used in the calibration of aircraft static instruments and presents information concerning the general operation, calibration, and maintenance of such barometers.

Active AFS-343 1980-10-16
150/5345-50B Specification for Portable Runway and Taxiway Lights

Contains the FAA standards for portable runway and taxiway lights and runway end identifier lights for temporary use to permit continued aircraft operations while all or part of a runway lighting system is inoperative.

Active AAS-100 2007-09-20
60-6B Airplane Flight manuals (AFM), Approved Manual Materials, Markings, and Placards Airplanes

Calls attention to the regulatory requirements relating to the subject and provides information to aid pilots to comply with these requirements.

Active AFS-820 1980-09-25
60-11C Test Aids and Materials that may be used by Airman Knowledge Testing Applicants

Provides information concerning test aids and materials that may be used by applicants taking airman knowledge tests.

Active AFS-630 1999-04-26
61-47A Use of Approach Slope Indicators for Pilot Training

This advisory circular informs pilot schools, flight instructors, and student IJilots of the recommendation of the Federal Aviation Administration for the use of approach slope indicator systems for pilot training.

Active AFS-820 1979-03-26
103-6 Ultralight Vehicle Operations-Airports, ATC, and Weather

Provides guidance for the operation of ultralight vehicles in the U.S. Information includes airport and flight park operations, how to work with ATC, and the availability of weather services.

Active AFS-820 1983-06-23
103-7 The Ultralight Vehicle

Provides guidance to the operators of ultralights in the United States. It discusses the elements, which make up the definition of ultralight vehicles for the purposes of operating under Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 103.

Active AFS-820 1984-01-30
25-20 Pressurization, Ventilation and Oxygen Systems Assessment for Subsonic Flight including High Altitude Operation

Provides guidance on methods of compliance with the requirements of part 25 of the Federal Aviation Regulations pertaining to pressurization, ventilation, and oxygen systems, especially as they pertain to high altitude subsonic flight.

Active ANM-111 1996-09-10
25.335-1A Design Dive Speed

Sets forth an acceptable means , but not the only means, of demonstrating compliance with the provisions of part 25 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) related to the minimum speed margin between design cruise speed and design dive speed for transport category airplanes.

Active ANM-110 2000-09-29
25.613-1 Material Strength Properties and Material Design Values

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for demonstrating compliance with the airworthiness standards that specify the requirements for material strength properties and material design values.

Active ANM-115 2003-08-06
25.703-1 Takeoff Configuration Warning Systems

Provides guidance for the certification of takeoff configuration warning systems installed in transport category airplanes.

Active ANM-111 1993-03-17
25.723-1 Shock Absorption Tests

This advisory circular (AC) sets forth an acceptable means, but not the only means, of demonstrating compliance with the provisions of part 25 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) related to the use of landing gear shock absorption tests and analyses to determine landing loads for transport category airplanes.

Active ANM-110 2001-05-25
25.773-1 Pilot Compartment View Design Considerations

Provides guidance for demonstrating compliance with the airworthiness standards for transport category airplanes pertaining to pilot compartment view.

Active ANM-111 1993-01-08
25.783-1A Fuselage Doors and Hatches

Sets forth acceptable means of compliance with the provisions of Part 25 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) dealing with the certification requirements of fuselage doors.

Active ANM-115 2005-04-25
25.812-1A Floor Proximity Emergency Escape Path Marking

Provides guidance material for use in demonstrating compliance with the provisions of Part 25 of the FAR requiring floor proximity emergency escape path markings.

Active ANM-114 1989-05-22
25.812-2 Floor Proximity Emergency Escape Path Marking Systems Incorporating Photoluminescent Elements

Provides guidance for use in demonstrating compliance with the provisions of part 25 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) regarding floor proximity emergency escape path marking systems (FPEEPMS), which incorporate photo luminescent elements.

Active ANM-114 1997-07-24
25.905-1 Minimizing the Hazards from Propeller Blade and Hub Failures

Describes an acceptable means for showing compliance with the requirements of Section 25.905, “Propellers,” of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 25.

Active ANM-110 2000-09-27
25.939-1 Evaluating Turbine Engine Operating Characteristics

Provides guidelines for the evaluation of turbine engine (turbojet, turboprop, and turboshaft) operating characteristics for subsonic transport category airplanes.

Active ANM-112 1986-03-19
25.963-1 Fuel Tank Access Covers

Sets forth a means of compliance with the provisions of Part 25 of the FAR dealing with the certification requirements for fuel tank access covers on turbine powered transport category airplanes.

Active ANM-112 1992-07-29
25.1309-1A System Design and Analysis

Describes various acceptable means for showing compliance with the requirements of section 25.1309(b), (c), and (d) of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR).

Active ANM-112 1988-06-21
25.1435-1 Hydraulic System Certification Tests and Analysis

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance material for use as an acceptable means, but not the only means, of demonstrating compliance with the airworthiness standards for transport category airplanes that contain hydraulic system requirements.

Active ANM-110 2001-05-21
25.1455-1 Waste Water/Potable Water Drain System Certification Testing

Sets forth a specific method of compliance with the requirements of section 25.1455 of the FAR pertaining to draining of fluids through drain masts when the fluids are subject to freezing.

Active ANM-112 1985-03-11
25.1523-1 Minimum Flightcrew

Sets forth a method of compliance with the requirements of Section 25.1523 of the FAR, which contains the certification requirements for minimum flight crew on transport category airplanes.

Active ANM-111 1993-02-02
145-2 Repair Station Limited Ratings Beech 18 Series Aircraft

Advises of a required limited repair station rating to perform X-ray inspection of the Beech 18 wing and center section spar, and of the procedures for application.

Active AFS-340 1976-04-21
145-4A Inspection, Retread, Repair, and Alterations of Aircraft Tires - Including Change 2

Provides guidance for the development, qualification, and approval of aircraft tire repair and retread process specifications, and the use of special nondestructive inspection (NDI) techniques.

Active AFS-309 2006-07-10
145-10 Repair Station Training Program w/ Change 1

Provides information on developing the repair station employee training program required under 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 145, section 145, 163, categories of training, training program components, and sample training programs.

Active AFS-300 2005-07-08
150/5020-2 Guidance on the Balanced Approach to Noise Management

FAA accepts the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) document, Guidance on the Balanced Approach to Aircraft Noise Management, as additional guidance material.

Active AEE-100 2004-09-28
120-32 Air Transportation of Handicapped Persons

Identifies some of the problems handicapped air travelers face and provides some guidelines to airline personnel to help alleviate these problems.

Active AFS-223 1977-03-25
120-38 Transport Category Airplanes Cabin Ozone Concentrations

Provides guidance concerning acceptable means, but not the only means, for an air carrier to demonstrate compliance with the maximum permissible cabin ozone (03) concentrations established by Section 121.578 of the Federal Aviation Regulations.

Active AFS-260 1980-10-10
120-39 Hazards of Waste Water Ice Accumulation Separating from Aircraft in Flight

This advisory circular emphasizes the potential hazards to life and property due to lavatory fluid and potable water systems’ ice accumulation and resultant separation from aircraft in flight.

Active AFS-331 1980-10-31
120-44A Air Carrier First Aid Programs

Provides guidance about first aid program resources, subjects, equipment, and pertinent regulations.

Active AFS-203 2001-06-06
33-5 Turbine Engine Rotor Blade Containment/Durability

Provides guidance and acceptable methods, but not the only methods, that may be used by an applicant in showing compliance with the turbine engine rotor blade containment requirements of Part 33 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR).

Active ANE-110 1990-06-18
33.4-1 Instructions for Continued Airworthiness

Provides guidance on acceptable methods, but not the only methods, of compliance with section 33.4 of the Federal Aviation Regulations, Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations.

Active ANE-110 1999-08-27
150/5345-5B Circuit Selector Switch

Contains a specification for a circuit selector switch for use in airport lighting circuits.

Active AAS-100 2006-09-14
150/5345-13B Specification for L-841 Auxiliary Relay Cabinet Assembly for Pilot Control of Airport Lighting Circuits

Contains the specification requirements for a relay cabinet used to control airfield lighting circuits.

Active AAS-100 2007-09-20
120-50A Guidelines for Operational Approval of Windshear Training Programs

Provides guidance for approval of low-altitude windshear training for operations under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations, parts 121 and 135.

Active AFS-210 1996-02-09
120-51E Crew Resource Management Training

Provides FAA guidance for approval of an Advanced Qualification Program (AQP) under SFAR 58.

Active AFS-210 2004-01-22
61-94 Pilot Transition Course for Self Launching or Powered Sailplanes (Motorgliders)

Provides recommendations, but is not the only means, that may be used by glider pilots who desire to transition into sailplanes or gliders with self-launching capability.

Active AFS-840 1984-07-31
61-134 General Aviation Controlled Flight into Terrain Awareness

Highlights the inherent risk that controlled flight into terrain (CFIT) poses for general aviation (GA) pilots.

Active AFS-800 2003-04-01
65-2D Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics Certification Guide Active AFS-300 1987-01-30
33.4-2 Instructions for Continued Airworthiness: In-Service Inspection of Safety Critical Turbine Engine Parts at Piece-Part Opportunity

Instructions for Continued Airworthiness: In-Service Inspection of Safety Critical Turbine Engine Parts at Piece-Part Opportunity

Active ANE-110 2001-03-08
33.4-3 Instructions for Continued Airworthiness, Aircraft Engine High Intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF) and Lightning Protection Features - Including Change 1

This advisory circular (AC) change updates the references provided in the original document. The AC change number and the date of the change are shown at the top of each applicable page.

Active ANE-111 2005-09-16
33.28-1 Compliance Criteria for 14 CFR §33.28, Aircraft Engines, Electrical and Electronic Engine Control Systems

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance and acceptable methods, but not the only methods, that may be used to demonstrate compliance with 14 CFR 33.28, Electrical and Electronic Engine Control Systems.

Active ANE-110 2001-06-29
33.28-2 Guidance Material for 14 CFR 33.28, Reciprocating Engine, Electrical and Electronic Engine Control Systems

Provides guidance and acceptable methods, but not the only methods, that may be used by designers of reciprocating engine electronic control systems to demonstrate compliance with §33.28 of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR 33.28), Electrical and electronic engine control systems.

Active ANE-110 2003-08-13
36-1H Noise Levels for U.S. Certificated and Foreign Aircraft

Provides noise level data for airplanes certificated under FAR Part 36. Noise level data for foreign airplanes certificated to ICAO Annex 16 standards are also provided in a separate appendix for informational purposes.

Active AEE-100 2001-11-15
36-2C Measured or Estimated (Uncertificated) Airplane Noise Levels

Provides estimates of noise levels or measured noise levels from airplanes not certificated to FAR Part 36.

Active AEE-110 1986-02-12
36-3H Estimated Airplane Noise Levels in A-Weighted Decibels

Provides listings of estimated airplane noise levels in units of A-weighted sound levels in decibels (dBA), ranked in describing order for the conditions and assumptions described.

Active AEE-100 2002-04-25
39-1A JIG Fixtures; Replacement of Wing Attach Angles and Doublers on Douglas DC-3 Series Aircraft, Airworthiness Directive 66-18-2

Describes methods of determining that jig fixtures used in the replacement of the subject attached angles and doublers meet the requirements of Airworthiness Directive 66-18-2.

Active AFS-340 1970-03-05
39-8 Continued Airworthiness Assessments of Powerplant and Auxiliary Power Unit Installations of Transport Category Airplanes

Describes the Continued Airworthiness Assessment Methodologies (CAAM). The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Engine and Propeller Directorate (EPD) and the Transport Airplane Directorate (TAD) may use CAAM to identify unsafe conditions and determine when an “unsafe condition is likely to exist or develop in other products of the same type design” before prescribing corrective action in accordance with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 39.

Active AIR-100 2003-09-08
20-47 Exterior Colored Band around Exits on Transport Airplanes

Sets forth an acceptable means, but not the only means, of complying with the requirement for a 2-inch colored band outlining exits required to be openable from the outside on transport airplanes.

Active ANM-100 1966-02-08
65-15A [Large AC] Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics Airframe Handbook

Designed to familiarize student mechanics with airframe construction, repair, and the operating theory of airframe systems.

Active AFS-630 1976-01-01
150/5370-13A Off-Peak Construction of Airport Pavements Using Hot-Mix Asphalt

Provides guidance for the planning, coordination, management, design, testing, inspection, and execution of off-peak construction of airport pavements using hot-mix asphalt (HMA) paving materials.

Active AAS-100 2006-09-29
90-50D Requirements for 760-Channel VHF Radio for Aeronautical Operations

Encourages aircraft owners to upgrade their air-ground radio communication systems. Describes and upgrades civil air traffic control frequencies in the very high frequency (118.000 to 136.975 MHz) band.

Active ASR-520 1992-04-09
170-6C Use of Radionavigation Land Test Station and Signal Generators

Gives information as to the frequencies on which the FAA will authorize and the FCC will license radionavigation land test stations.

Active ASM-500 1981-02-13
170-14 Implementation of 50 kHz/Y Channels for ILS/VOR/DME

Advises aircraft owners, operators, and radio equipment manufacturers of the FAA’s continued implementation of 50 kHz/Y or Omnidirectional Range (VOR) frequency assignments.

Active ASM-500 1992-07-30
210-5B Military Flying Activities

Provides information about military flying activities in the National Airspace System, describes the various types of routes and areas allocated for this purpose, and explains how information on the location and status of these routes and areas can be obtained.

Active ATM-400 1990-08-08
90-67B Light Signals from the Control Tower for Ground Vehicles, Equipment, and Personnel

Provides the aviation community with the meaning of the light signals used when communicating with ground vehicles, equipment, and personnel on the airport movement area from the control tower.

Active ATP-129 1994-08-25
91-26 Maintenance and Handling of Airdriven Gyroscopic Instruments

Advises operators of general aviation aircraft of the need for proper maintenance of air-driven gyroscopic instruments and associated air filters.

Active AFS-310 1969-07-02
91-36D Visual Flight Rules (VFR) Flight Near Noise-Sensitive Areas

Encourages pilots making VFR flights near noise-sensitive areas to fly at altitudes higher than the minimum permitted by regulation and on flight paths, which will reduce aircraft noise in such area.

Active ATO-R 2004-09-17
91-44A Operational and Maintenance Practices for Emergency Locator Transmitters and Receivers - Change 1

Combines and updates material in several Advisory Circulars on the subject of emergency locator transmitters (ELT) receivers for airborne service.

Active AFS-300 1980-12-12
91-46 Gyroscopic Instruments - Good Operating Practices

Issued to re-emphasize to general aviation instrument-rated pilots the need to determine the proper operation of gyroscopic instruments, the importance of instrument crosschecks and proficiency in partial-panel operations.

Active AFS-350 1977-02-04
120-54A Advanced Qualification Program - (Change 1)

This advisory circular (AC) provides the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) guidance for approval of an Advanced Qualification Program (AQP) under AQP regulatory guidance.

Active AFS-280 2006-06-23
120-60B Ground Deicing and Anti-icing Program

Provides one means, but not the only means, for obtaining approval of a Ground Deicing and Anti-icing Program, and for ensuring compliance with FAR Section 121.629.

Active AFS-220 2004-12-20
120-62 Takeoff Safety Training Aid

Announces the availability of a joint industry/FAA Takeoff Safety Training Aid to help air carriers and pilots increase safety during the takeoff phase of flight.

Active AFS-210 1994-09-12
120-63 Helicopter Simulator Qualification

Provides a suggested means of compliance with the FAR regarding the evaluation and qualification of helicopter simulators to be used in training and checking

Active AFS-205 1994-10-11
120-64 Operational Use & Modification of Electronic Checklists

Provides an acceptable means, but not the only means, to address the processes for approval, operational use, and modification of electronic checklists (ECL) and ECL data by air carriers.

Active AFS-200N 1996-04-24
120-73 Damage Tolerance Assessment of Repairs to Pressurized Fuselages

Provides guidance to operators of certain transport category airplanes operated under 14 CFR Parts 91, 121, 125, and 129.

Active ANM-100 2000-12-14
120-77 Maintenance and Alteration Data

This advisory circular (AC) provides one means, but not the only means, of ensuring that the contemplated maintenance, alteration, or continue-in-service condition is in compliance with applicable regulations and existing policy.

Active AFS-300 2002-10-07
150/5220-18A Buildings for Storage and Maintenance of Airport Snow and Ice Control Equipment and Materials

Provides guidance for the site selection and design of buildings used to store and maintain airport snow and ice control equipment, store approved materials, and provide personnel areas required to support the requirements under the airport operator’s winter storm management plan.

Active AAS-100 2007-09-14
21-40A Guide for Obtaining a Supplemental Type Certificate

Intended as a certification guide and checklist for obtaining a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC).

Active AIR-600 2007-09-27
25.1360-1 Protection Against Injury

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for demonstrating compliance with the transport category airplane certification requirements of § 25.1360 Precautions against injury

Active ANM-100 2007-10-22
25.1362-1 Electrical Supplies for Emergency Conditions

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for demonstrating compliance with the transport category airplane certification requirements of § 25.1362, Electrical supplies for emergency conditions.

Active ANM-100 2007-10-22
25.1365-1 Electrical Appliances, Motors, and Transformers

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for demonstrating compliance with the transport category airplane certification requirements of § 25.1365 Electrical appliances, motors, and transformers.

Active ANM-100 2007-11-27
25.1701-1 Certification of Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems on Transport Category Airplanes

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance for certification of electrical wiring interconnection systems (EWIS) on transport category airplanes in accordance with 14 CFR part 25, subpart H, sections §§25.1701 through 25.1739 and sections H25.4 and H25.5 of Appendix H to part 25.

Active ANM-100 2007-12-04
26-1 Part 26, Continued airworthiness and Safety Improvements

This advisory circular (AC) describes an acceptable means for showing compliance with certain requirements of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 26 and how the results of that compliance relate to certain complementary operational rules.

Active ANM-100 2007-12-03
33.63-1 Turbine Engine Vibration

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance and acceptable methods, but not the only methods, that may be used to demonstrate compliance with the vibration requirements of § 33.63 of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR part 33).

Active ANE-110 2007-07-25
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
23-21 Airworthiness Compliance Checklists Used to Substantiate Major Alterations for Small Airplanes with Change 1

This change revises existing material in four paragraphs. First, it adds a reference to FAA Order 8300.10.

Active ACE-100 2004-09-30
43-18 Fabrication of Aircraft parts by Maintenance Personnel

This advisory circular (AC) ensures that parts fabricated during maintenance and alteration have an equivalent level of safety as those parts produced under the original design holder’s production certificate.

Active AFS-300 2006-03-24
65-23A Certification of Repairmen (Experimental Aircraft Builders)

a. This advisory circular (AC) provides information to builders of experimental aircraft concerning repairman certification.

Active AFS-340 1987-07-22
91-86 Guidance on Carrying Noise Certification Documents On Board Aircraft Operating Outside the United States

a. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is amending its operating rules to require U.S. operators flying outside the United States to carry aircraft noise certification information on board the aircraft.

Active AEE-100 2010-02-23
129-4A Maintenance Programs for U.S. Registered Aircraft Operated Under 14 CFR Part 129

This advisory circular (AC) provides information on maintenance programs to foreign air carriers and foreign persons operating U.S.

Active AFS-50 2009-09-30
33.201-1 Extended Operations (ETOPS) Eligibility for Turbine Engines Active ANE-111 2010-01-21
21-19B Installation of Used Aircraft Engines in New Production Aircraft Active AIR-200 2010-01-29
21-2L Complying with the Requirements of Importing Countries or Jurisdictions When Exporting U.S. Products, Articles, or Parts

This advisory circular (AC) provides information about Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 21, subpart L.

Active AIR-40 2010-01-29
93-3 Lengthy Tarmac Delays and Associated Airline/Airport Contingency Plans and Related Air Traffic Control Communications

This AC describes the communication process between a pilot-in-command of a TARMAC delayed aircraft and local air traffic control (ATC).

Active AJR-1 2010-03-23
33-9 Developing Data for Major Repairs of Turbine Engine Parts

a. This advisory circular (AC) provides information and guidance on developing the technical data needed for major repairs of critical and complex turbine engine parts.

Active AIR-600 2010-04-30
25.785-1B Flight Attendant Seat and Torso Restraint System Installations

This advisory circular

CAe) provides information and guidance regarding an acceptable means, but not the only means, of compliance with th~ portions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 25.785 and 14 CFR 121.311, which deal with flight attendant seats.

Active ANM-100 2010-05-11
120-100 Basics of Aviation Fatigue

Summarizes the content of the FAA international symposium on fatigue, “Aviation
Fatigue Management Symposium: Partnerships for Solutions”, June 17-19, 2008;
Describes fundamental concepts of human cognitive fatigue and how it relates to safe Provides information on conditions that contribute to cognitive fatigue; and fatigue and/or mitigate the effects of fatigue.

Active AFS-200 2010-06-07
20-166A Issue Paper Process

a. This advisory circular (AC) provides information on the use of issue papers and gives you guidance on your role in describing and tracking the resolution of significant technical, regulatory, and administrative issues derived from the issue paper process.

Active AIR-110 2014-11-06
20-168 Certification Guidance for Installation of Non-Essential, Non-Required Aircraft Cabin Systems & Equipment (CS&E)

This AC provides the primary certification guidance on how to meet the airworthiness requirements for installation of non-essential, non-required aircraft cabin systems & equipment (CS&E).

Active AIR-120 2010-07-21
45-3A Installation, Removal or Change of Identification Data and Identification Plates on Aircraft Engines

This advisory circular (AC) provides information about Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 45, Identification and Registration Marking.

Active AIR-200 2010-08-03
21-24A Extending a Production Certificate to a Facility Located in a Bilateral Airworthiness Agreement Country

This advisory circular (AC) contains information and guidance concerning Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) production certificate (PC) holders located in the United States that plan 10 extend their PC to include a facility located in another country or jurisdiction.

Active AIR-200 2010-08-06
25-27A Development of Transport Category Airplane Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems Instructions for Continued Airworthiness Using and Enhanced Zonal Analysis Procedure

Airworthiness Program for Airplane Systems/Fuel Tank Safety (EAPAS/FTS)” rule. That rule requires design approval holders (DAHs) and applicants to develop instructions for continued airworthiness (ICA) consisting of maintenance and inspection tasks, intervals, and procedures for the representative airplane’s electrical wiring interconnection systems (EWIS) for each affected type design.

Active ANM-100 2010-05-04
21-9B Manufacturers Reporting Failures, Malfunctions, or Defects

This advisory circular (AC) provides information about Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 21, Certification Procedures for Products, Articles and Parts (part 21).

Active AIR-200 2010-08-12
33.64-1 Guidance for Pressurized Engine Static Parts

This advisory circular (AC) provides definitions and guidance regarding compliance with the strength requirements for pressurized engine static parts in § 33.64 of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR part 33).

Active ANE-111 2010-09-13
150/5345-12F Specification for Airport and Heliport Beacons

Contains equipment specifications for light beacons that are used to locate and identify civil airports, military airports, seaplane bases, and heliports.

Active AAS-100 2010-09-24
150/5220-25 Airport Avian Radar Systems

Provides guidance on the use of avian radar systems to supplement an airport’s Wildlife Hazard Management Plan (WHMP) and reduce the potential avian threats to aircraft.

Active AAS-100 2010-11-23
20-171 Alternatives to RTCA/DO-178B for Software in Airborne Systems and Equipment

On January 11,1993, we, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), published Advisory Circular (AC) 20-115B recognizing RTCA/DO-178B, Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification, dated December 1, 1992, as a means, but not the only means, to seek FAA approval of airborne software.

Active AIR-120 2011-01-19
25.571-1D Damage Tolerance and Fatigue Evaluation of Structure

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidanc~ for compliance with the provisions of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 25, pertaining to the requirements for damage-tolerance and fatigue evaluation oftransport category aircraft structurce, including evaluation of widespread fatigue dam, age (VlFD) and establishing a limit of validity of the engineering data that supports the structural-maintenance program (hereafter referred to as the LOV).

Active ANM-115 2011-01-13
21-49 Gaining Approval Of Seats With Integrated Electronic Components

a. This AC explains how to gain approval of aircraft seats with integrated electronic components and installed on aircraft.

Active AIR-120 2011-02-09
21-50 Installation of TSOA Articles and LODA Appliances

Describes what you, as an installer, must show in a data package that is presented to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) through either a technical standard order authorization (TSOA) or TSO letter of design approval (LODA), under the provisions of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 21.

Active AIR-110 2011-02-11
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
20-66B Propeller Vibration and Fatigue

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance and describes one method, but not the only method, for demonstrating compliance with §§ 23.907 and 25.907 of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) for the evaluation of vibratory stresses on propellers installed on airplanes.

Active ANE-111 2011-03-24
35.37-1B Propeller Fatigue Limits and Evaluation

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance and describes methods, but not the only methods, for demonstrating compliance with § 35.37, Propeller fatigue limits and evaluation, of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR).

Active ANE-111 2011-03-24
43-10C United States—Canadian Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement Maintenance Implementation Procedures

This advisory circular (AC) provides information relating to the Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement (BASA) and accompanying Maintenance Implementation Procedures (MIP) between the United States and Canada.

Active AFS-300 2011-04-23
150/5300-19 Airport Data and Information Program

This AC provides general guidance and information for airport owners and operators in the collection and management of data describing the physical infrastructure, characteristics, and services of their airport.

Active AAS-100 2015-09-30
21-16G RTCA Document DO-160 versions D, E and F, “Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for Airborne Equipment”

a. This advisory circular (AC) identifies RTCA Document No.

Active AIR-100 2011-06-22
33.27-1A Engine and Turbosupercharger Rotor Overspeed Requirements of 14 CFR § 33.27.

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance and acceptable methods, but not the only methods, for demonstrating compliance with the rotor strength (overspeed) requirements of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 33.27.

Active ANE-111 2011-07-18
150/5345-47C Specification for Series to Series Isolation Transformers for Airport Lighting Systems

Contains the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) specifications for series to series isolation transformers for use in airport lighting systems.

Active AAS-100 2011-07-22
121.321-1 Compliance with Requirements of § 121.321, Operations in Icing

This advisory circular (AC) describes an acceptable means for showing compliance with the requirements of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 121.321, Operations in Icing.

Active ANM-100 2011-08-04
20-136B Aircraft Electrical and Electronic System Lightning Protection

This advisory circular (AC) provides you with information and guidance on how you can protect aircraft electrical and electronic systems from the effects of lightning.

Active AIR-130 2011-09-07
21-51 Applicant’s Showing of Compliance and Certifying Statement of Compliance

We, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), wrote this advisory circular (AC) to describe how to comply with the requirements of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 21.20, 21.97 and 21.303(a)(5).

Active AIR-110 2011-09-27
20-174 Development of Civil Aircraft and Systems

This advisory circular (AC) recognizes the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) 4754A, Guidelines for Development of Civil Aircraft and Systems, dated December 21, 2010, as an acceptable method for establishing a development assurance process.

Active AIR-120 2011-09-30
150/5370-15B Airside Applications for Artificial Turf

Provides guidance for the planning, design, installation, and maintenance of aviation grade artificial turf in areas adjacent to the operational areas of an airport.

Active AAS-100 2011-09-30
150/5370-11B Use of Nondestructive Testing in the Evaluation of Airport Pavements

Focuses on nondestructive testing (NDT) equipment that measures pavement surface deflections after applying a static or dynamic load to the pavement.

Active AAS-100 2011-09-30
150/5345-56B Specification for L-890 Airport Lighting Control and Monitoring System (ALCMS)

Specifies the minimum requirements for an Airport Lighting Control and Monitoring System (ALCMS).

Active AAS-100 2011-09-29
25-19A Certification Maintenance Requirements

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance on the selection, documentation, and control of Certification Maintenance Requirements (CMR).

Active ANM-117 2011-10-03
35.23-1 Guidance Material for 14 CFR § 35.23, Propeller Control System

This advisory circular (AC) provides definitions and guidance for demonstrating compliance with the propeller control system requirements of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR 35.23).

Active ANE-111 2011-10-21
150/5220-26 Airport Ground Vehicle Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast (ADS-B) Out Squitter Equipment

Provides guidance on the development, installation, testing, approval, and maintenance of ADS-B Out squitter units for airport ground vehicles.

Active AAS-100 2011-11-14
23-8C Flight Test Guide for Certification of Part 23 Airplanes

a. This advisory circular (AC) sets forth an acceptable means, but not the only means, of showing compliance with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 23 concerning flight tests and pilot judgements.

Active ACE-100 2011-11-16
23.1311-1C Installation of Electronic Display in Part 23 Airplanes

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for showing compliance with certain requirements of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), part 23, as well as general guidance for the design, installation, integration, and approval of electronic flight deck displays, components, and systems installed in part 23 category airplanes.

Active ACE-100 2011-11-17
25-28 Compliance of Transport Category Airplanes with Certification Requirements for Flight in Icing Conditions

This advisory circular (AC) describes an acceptable means of showing compliance with the supercooled large drop condition requirements of § 25.773, Pilot compartment view, § 25.1323, Airspeed indicating system, § 25.1324 Angle of attack system and § 25.1325, Static pressure system, as well as the requirements of § 25.1419, Ice protection, and § 25.1420, Supercooled large drop icing conditions, of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 25.

Active ANM-110 2014-10-27
20-175 Controls for Flight Deck Systems

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for the installation and airworthiness approval of flight deck system control devices, from primarily a human factors perspective.

Active AIR-120 2011-12-08
20-177 Design and Installation Guidance for an Airborne System for Non-Required Telecommunication Service in Non Aeronautical Frequency Bands

A. In this advisory circular (AC), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recommends one way to gain airworthiness approval for an Airborne System for Non-Required Telecommunication (ASNRT) service equipment in the cockpit.

Active AIR-130 2012-02-28
20-178 Flammability Testing of Aircraft Cabin Interior Panels After Alterations

This advisory circular (AC) describes acceptable methods to test aircraft cabin interior materials when new finishes are used on existing aircraft cabin interior panels, typically performed on supplemental type certificates (STC) or major alterations.

Active AIR-100 2012-06-04
120-98A Operator Information for Incorporating Fuel Tank Flammability Reduction Requirements into a Maintenance or Inspection Program (Including Change 1)

This advisory circular (AC) provides information and describes an acceptable means of compliance (AMC) with the Reduction of Fuel Tank Flammability in Transport Category Airplanes, final rule.

Active AFS-300 2012-06-22
121-22C Maintenance Review Boards, Maintenance Type Boards, and OEM/TCH Recommended Maintenance Procedures

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidelines that industry may use to develop and revise the minimum scheduled tasking/interval requirements for derivative or newly type-certificated (TC) aircraft and powerplants for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval.

Active AFS-300 2012-08-27
150/5150-2C Federal Surplus Personal Property Program for Public Airport Purposes

This AC explains to public airport sponsors and other interested parties the Federal Surplus Personal Property Program for Public Airports.

Active ACO-100 2012-08-31
21-12C Application for U.S. Airworthiness Certificate, FAA Form 8130–6

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance and information needed to prepare and submit Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Form 8130-6, Application for U.S.

Active AIR-200 2012-09-07
117-1 Flightcrew Member Rest Facilities

This advisory circular (AC) describes an acceptable means, but not the only means, of compliance with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 117 conducting augmented flightcrew member operations.

Active AFS-220 2012-09-20
150/5345-53D Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program

This AC describes the Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program (ALECP). It provides information on how an organization can get Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) acceptance as a third-party certification body (third-party certifier) and how manufacturers may get equipment qualified under the program.

Active AAS-100 2012-09-26
150/5220-22B Engineered Materials Arresting Systems (EMAS) for Aircraft Overruns

Contains standards for the planning, design, installation, and maintenance of Engineered Materials Arresting Systems (EMAS) in runway safety areas (RSAs).

Active AAS-100 2012-09-27
117-3 Fitness for Duty

This advisory circular (AC) was developed to demonstrate acceptable methods of compliance with Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 117, § 117.5, Fitness for Duty.

Active AFS-200 2012-10-11
45-4 Identification, marking, and placarding of aircraft issued special airworthiness certificates in the light-sport category (S-LSA) and aircraft issued experimental certificates for the purpose of operating light-sport aircraft (E-LSA)

This AC describes an acceptable means, but not the only means, to comply with the requirements for identifying S-LSA and E-LSA with identification (ID) plates, displaying nationality and registration marks, and displaying placards.

Active AIR-200 2012-11-16
145-11A Repair Station Guidance for Compliance with the Safety Agreement between the United States and the European Union

This advisory circular (AC) provides information and guidance regarding a repair station located in the United States obtaining, renewing, or amending a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part-145 approval and an Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO) located within the European Union (EU) obtaining, renewing, or amending a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) repair station certificate under the provisions of the U.S.

Active AFS-300 2012-11-28
35.16-1 Propeller Critical Parts Active ANE-111 2013-01-17
21-52 Obtaining Foreign Design Approval / Acceptance of U.S. Products and Articles

a. This AC provides guidance on obtaining a foreign design approval/acceptance of a U.S. product or article approved under Title 14 of the Code of Federal regulations (14 CFR) part 21.

Active AIR-40 2013-03-07
61-138 Airline Transport Pilot Certification Training Program (Change 1)

This advisory circular (AC) provides information and courseware guidelines toauthorized providers, to aid in the development of a training program which meets the requirements of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 61, § 61.156.

Active AFS-200 2013-07-02
43-213A Parts Marking Identification - Including Change 1

This advisory circular (AC) provides information and guidance on developing procedures for part marking and part re-marking when performing maintenance, alteration, and fabrication, including the fabrication of owner- or operator-produced parts.

Active AFS-300 2013-05-14
20-179 Certification Data Retention Agreements and Government Records

This advisory circular (AC) describes the procedures that you, domestic design approval applicants and design approval holders (DAHs), should follow when entering into a certification data retention agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Active AIR-110 2013-06-10
20-180 Approved Model List Supplemental Type Certificate (AML-STC)

This advisorycircular(AC)providesguidelines and requirements to obtain approved model list (AML)supplemental typecertificate(STC).

Active AIR-110 2013-05-14
23-27 Parts and Materials Substitution for Vintage Aircraft

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for substantiating parts or materials substitutions to maintain the safety of old or out-of-production general aviation (GA) aircraft, or other GA aircraft where the parts or materials are either difficult or impossible to obtain.

Active ACE-100 2009-05-18
129-5 Provision of Technical Assistance to Civil Aviation Authorities for Safety Oversight of International Commercial Air Transportation Including by Commercial Technical Assistance Providers

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This advisory circular (AC) provides information about the provision of technical assistance to Civil Aviation Authorities (CAA) related to compliance with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards and recommended practices.

Active AFS-50 2013-08-16
150/5345-7F Specification for L-824 Underground Electrical Cable for Airport Lighting Circuits

This AC provides specifications for L-824 underground electrical cable for airport lighting circuits.

Active AAS-100 2013-08-19
25-29 Development of a Nondestructive Inspection Program/Organization

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for the development of organizations and facilities performing nondestructive inspections (NDI).

Active AFS-300 2013-09-20
150/5320-5D Airport Drainage Design

This AC provides guidance for engineers, airport managers, and the public about the design and construction of airport surface storm drainage systems; and subsurface drainage systems for paved runways, taxiways, and aprons.

Active AAS-100 2013-08-15
150/5340-5D Segmented Circle Airport Marker System

This AC provides standards for a system of airport marking consisting of certain pilot aids and traffic control devices.

Active AAS-100 2013-09-25
00-60B North American Free Trade Agreement and Specialty Air Services Operations

This advisory circular (AC) provides information and guidance for operators under the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and operational guidance within the three Civil Aviation Authorities (CAA).

Active AFS-800 2014-02-12
65-31B Training, Qualification, and Certification of Nondestructive Inspection Personnel

This advisory circular (AC) contains recommendations for the experience, training, qualification, examination, and certification of nondestructive inspection (NDI) personnel for the inspection of aircraft, engines, propellers, accessories, and other aviation components.

Active AFS-300 2014-02-24
25.795-9 Chemical Oxygen Generator Security Standards

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for an acceptable means of showing compliance with the requirements of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations(14 CFR) 25.795(d), Chemical oxygen generators.

Active ANM-100 2014-03-11
20-181 Airworthiness Approval of Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS) Equipment

This advisory circular (AC) supplements existing airworthiness approval guidance for attitude heading reference system (AHRS) articles approved under technical standard order (TSO)?

Active AIR-130 2014-04-07
20-158A The Certification of Aircraft Electrical and Electronic Systems for Operation in the High-intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF) Environment

a. This advisory circular (AC) will provide you with information and guidance on how to show compliance with Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 23.1308, 25.1317, 27.1317, and 29.1317, High-intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF) Protection.

Active AIR-130 2014-05-30
20-176A Service Bulletins Related to Airworthiness Directives and Indicating FAA Approval on Service Documents

This advisory circular (AC) presents best practices for drafting service bulletins (SB) related to an airworthiness directive (AD).

Active AIR-140 2014-06-16
20-24D Approval of Propulsion Fuels, Additives, and Lubricating Oils

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance applicable to adding fuels and oils as engine, aircraft, or auxiliary power unit (APU) operating limitations.

Active AIR-20 2014-06-30
25.341-1 Dynamic Gust Loads

This advisory circular (AC) describes acceptable means for showing compliance with the requirements of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 25.341, Gust and turbulence loads.

Active ANM-115 2014-12-12
25.362-1 Engine Failure Loads

This advisory circular (AC) describes an acceptable means for showing compliance with the requirements of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 25.362, Engine failure loads.

Active ANM-115 2014-12-12
91-79A Mitigating the Risks of a Runway Overrun Upon Landing (Include Chg 1)

This advisory circular (AC) provides ways for pilots and airplane operators to identify, understand, and mitigate risks associated with runway overruns during the landing phase of flight.

Active AFS-800 2014-09-17
25.307-1 Proof of Structure

This advisory circular describes acceptable means for showing compliance with the requirements of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations 25.307, Proof of structure.

Active ANM-115 2014-10-07
150/5100-14E Architectural, Engineering, and Planning Consultant Services for Airport Grant Projects

This AC provides guidance for airport sponsors in the selection and engagement of architectural, engineering, and planning consultants.

Active AAS-100 2014-09-30
25-11B Electronic Flight Displays

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for showing compliance with certain requirements of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations part 25 for the design, installation, integration, and approval of electronic flight deck displays, components, and systems installed in transport category airplanes.

Active ANM-111 2014-10-07
150/5380-6C Guidelines and Procedures for Maintenance of Airport Pavements

This AC provides guidelines and procedures for maintaining airport pavements.

Active AAS-100 2014-10-10
25-25A Performance and Handling Characteristics in Icing Conditions

This advisory circular describes an acceptable means of showing compliance with the airplane performance and handling characteristics certification requirements for flight in the icing conditions defined in Appendices C and 0 of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations part 25.

Active ANM-110 2014-10-27
25.629-1B Aeroelastic Stability Substantiation of Transport Category Airplanes

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance material for acceptable means, but not the only means, of demonstrating compliance with the provisions of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations part 25 associated with the design requirements for transport category airplanes to preclude the aeroelastic instabilities offlutter, divergence, and control reversal.

Active ANM-115 2014-10-27
20-147A Turbojet, Turboprop, Turboshaft, and Turbofan Engine Induction System Icing and Ice Ingestion

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for demonstrating compliance with the engine induction system icing and engine installation ice requirements of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) parts 23, 25, 27, 29, and 33.

Active ANE-100 2014-10-22
150/5345-10H Specification for Constant Current Regulators and Regulator Monitors

Contains a specification for constant current regulators (CCR) and a monitor for use with airport lighting circuits.

Active AAS-100 2014-11-05
120-61B In-flight Radiation Exposure

This advisory circular (AC) provides basic background information and links to sources of more detailed information that can be used to improve air carrier programs that inform crewmembers about in-flight ionizing radiation exposure.

Active AFS-200 2014-11-21
121-39 Air Carrier Pilot Remedial Training and Tracking Program

This advisory circular (AC) presents guidelines for developing and implementing remedial training and tracking of pilots.

Active AFS-200 2014-12-30
21-54 Experimental Airworthiness Certification of Certain Former Military Aircraft

This advisory circular (AC) provides information and guidance concerning special airworthiness certification in the experimental category of certain former military aircraft under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 21, Certification Procedures for Products and Parts, §§ 21.191(a), (c), (d), (e); and 21.193.

Active AIR-110 2015-02-15
33.87-1A Engine Overtorque Test, Calibration Test, Endurance Test, and Teardown Inspection for Turbine Engine Certification (§§ 33.84, 33.85, 33.87, 33.93)

a. This advisory circular (AC) provides a method of compliance for the test requirements of Title 14, of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) 33.84 (engine overtorque test) when the applicant chooses to run that test as part of the endurance test of § 33.87.

Active ANE-111 2015-03-09
20-184 Guidance on Testing and Installation of Rechargeable Lithium Battery and Battery Systems on Aircraft

The guidance in this AC is intended for manufacturers, installers, maintenance personnel, and users of installed rechargeable lithium batteries and battery systems on aircraft.

Active AIR-133 2015-10-15
135-14B Helicopter Air Ambulance Operations

Helicopters provide a means of transporting people in urgent need of medical assistance. These operations are unique due to the urgent nature of the flight.

Active AFS-200 2015-03-26
120-35D Flightcrew Member Line Operational Simulations: Line-Oriented Flight Training, Special Purpose Operational Training, Line Operational Evaluation

This advisory circular (AC) presents guidelines for the design and implementation of Line Operational Simulations (LOS), including Line-Oriented Flight Training (LOFT), Special Purpose Operational Training (SPOT), and Line Operational Evaluation (LOE) for flightcrew members.

Active AFS-200 2015-03-13
120-110 Aircraft Secondary Barriers and Alternate Flight Deck Security Procedures

This advisory circular (AC) calls attention to RTCA Document (RTCA/DO-329) Aircraft Secondary Barriers and Alternative Flight Deck Security Procedures, as guidance to achieve effective protection of the flight deck as required by Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 121 § 121.584(1)(a).

Active AFS-200 2015-04-14
120-111 Upset Prevention and Recovery Training - with Change

This advisory circular (AC) describes the recommended training for airplane Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT).

Active AFS-200 2015-04-14
61-137B Approval of Manufacturer's Required Training Programs

This advisory circular (AC) provides information to organizations providing training in aircraft that contain a training requirement in the limitations section of the Airplane Flight Manual (Aircraft Flight Manual (AFM), Rotorcraft Flight Manual (RFM), etc.).

Active AFS-800 2014-10-31
00-56B Voluntary Industry Distributor Accreditation Program

This advisory circular (AC) describes a system for accrediting civil aircraft parts distributors based on voluntary industry oversight.

Active AFS-300 2015-05-27
150/5370-12B Quality Management for Federally Funded Airport Construction Projects

This advisory circular (AC) provides information on the planning and oversight of construction projects at airports accomplished under the FAA's Airport Improvement Program (AIP).

Active AAS-100 2015-09-14
120-87C Use of Child Restraint Systems on Aircraft

This advisory circular (AC) provides information and practices regarding the use of child restraint systems (CRS) on aircraft.

Active AFS-200 2015-09-24
91-74B Pilot Guide: Flight In Icing Conditions

This advisory circular (AC) contains updated and additional information for the pilots of airplanes under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) parts 91, 121, 125, and 135.

Active AFS-800 2015-10-08
25-31 Takeoff Performance Data for Operations on Contaminated Runways

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance and standardized methods that data providers, such as type certificate (TC) holders, supplemental type certificate (STC) holders, applicants, and airplane operators, can use when developing takeoff performance data for transport category airplanes for operations on contaminated runways.

Active ANM-111 2015-12-22
20-149B Installation Guidance for Domestic Flight Information Service- Broadcast

This advisory circular (AC) supports the use of Flight Information Services-Broadcast (FIS-B) weather and other aeronautical data link products for enhanced situation awareness of flight conditions.

Active AIR-100 2015-12-21
25.851-1 Built-in Fire Extinguishing/Suppression Systems in Class C and Class F Cargo Compartments

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance concerning compliance with the airworthiness standards for transport category airplanes pertaining to Class C and Class F cargo co