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Avionics Systems Harmonization Working Group - Transport Category Airplane Designs Tasking Notice

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Avionics Systems Harmonization Working Group - Transport Category Airplane Designs Tasking Notice

Document Type
Task
Date
January 19, 2021
Status
Open
Link
Avionics Systems Harmonization Working Group - New Tasking (12-11-2020).pdf (PDF, 176 KB)
Committee
Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee (ARAC)
Committee Type
Advisory
Topic
Transport Airplane and Engine (TAE) Subcommittee (Active)
Group
Avionics Systems Harmonization Working Group (HWG)
Description
On December 10, 2020, the FAA assigned ARAC a new task for transport category airplane designs. The task is to provide recommendations regarding the use of an alert when ground spoilers are not armed for landing. There is a history of landing incidents and accidents where the automatic ground spoilers were not armed. This notice informs the public of the new ARAC activity for the Avionics Systems Harmonization Working Group.