CHANGE

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

8900.1 CHG 443

 

 

National Policy

Effective Date: 1/29/16

 

Summary of Change.

Volume 3, Chapter 19, Section 6, Safety Assurance System: Flight Training Curriculum Segments;

Volume 3, Chapter 19, Section 15, Safety Assurance System: Air Ambulance Specific Flight Crewmember Training Programs;

Volume 3, Chapter 65, Section 1, Safety Assurance System: Operations Control Specialist Training;

Volume 3, Chapter 65, Section 2, Safety Assurance System: Communication Specialist Training;

Volume 3, Chapter 65, Section 3, Safety Assurance System: Helicopter Medical Personnel/Safety Briefing and/or Safety Training; and

Volume 3, Chapter 65, Section 5, Safety Assurance System: Integration of Crew Resource Management Training

Volume 4, Chapter 5, Section 2, Safety Assurance System: Authorizations for 14 CFR Part 135 Air Ambulance Services;

Volume 4, Chapter 5, Section 3, Safety Assurance System: Air Ambulance Service Operational Procedures; and

Volume 4, Chapter 5, Section 4, Reserved

Volume 4, Chapter 5, Section 5, Safety Assurance System: Operational Risk Analysis Programs for Helicopter Air Ambulance Operations.

Explanation of Policy Changes. This change updates the Safety Assurance System (SAS) versions of the Helicopter Air Ambulance (HAA) sections required for the inspector workforce, and removes references to microwave landing systems (MLS) from Volume 3, Chapter 19, Section 6 (SAS).