CHANGE

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

8900.1 CHG 408

 

 

National Policy

Effective Date:

6/29/2015

 

Summary of Change. Volume 8, Chapter 3, Section 3, Evaluation and Surveillance of Heliports.

Explanation of Policy Changes. This change incorporates new information into Volume 8, Chapter 3, Section 3, to reflect policy changes to outdated heliport evaluation guidance and to clarify the inspector’s role in the heliport evaluation process. This change also clarifies the nonregulatory nature of the Heliports Design advisory circular (AC), revises outdated guidance, removes material duplicated in the AC, and adds more guidance about how to perform the onsite evaluation, including the use of the evaluation tools.