CHANGE

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

8900.1 CHG 425

 

 

National Policy

Effective Date: 10/13/15

 

Summary of Change. Volume 3, Chapter 27, Section 4, Maintenance Inspector Responsibilities: Evaluate an Operatorís Deicing/Anti‑Icing Program; and Volume 3, Chapter 27, Section 5, Liquid Water Equivalent Systems.

Explanation of Policy Changes. This change creates new Volume 3, Chapter 27, Section 5, containing guidance on Liquid Water Equivalent Systems (LWES), which provide a new type of meteorological measuring equipment on an airfield and a new method for operators to determine holdover times (HOT) in freezing or frozen precipitation conditions. This change also contains a minor editorial update to the Reserved paragraphs in Volume 3, Chapter 27, Section 4 (SAS and Non‑SAS).