CHANGE

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

8900.1 CHG 484

 

 

National Policy

Effective Date: 9/29/16

 

Summary of Change. Volume 3, Chapter 18, Section 2, Automated Operations Safety System; Volume 3, Chapter 18, Section 3, Part A Operations Specifications—General; and Volume 12, Chapter 2, Section 3, Part 129 Part A Operations Specifications.

Explanation of Policy Changes. This change revises OpSpec/LOA A447 to provide updated guidance on the method of emergency Airworthiness Directives (AD) notification. Emergency AD notifications are now sent via email and 14 CFR parts 121, 121/135, 125, 125M, and 129 certificate holders/operators must accept and reply to emergency ADs via email. This change incorporates new information into the following sections:

·    Volume 3, Chapter 18, Section 2, Automated Operations Safety System;

·    Volume 3, Chapter 18, Section 3, Part A Operations Specifications—General; and

·    Volume 12, Chapter 2, Section 3, Part 129 Part A Operations Specifications.