CHANGE

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

8900.1 CHG 512

 

 

National Policy

Effective Date: 2/15/17

 

Summary of Change. Volume 3, Chapter 18, Section 3, Part A Operations Specifications—General.

Explanation of Policy Changes. This change incorporates new information into Volume 3, Chapter 18, Section 3, creating new Operations Specification (OpSpec) A160, Letter of Deviation Authority (LODA) for Part 135 Rotorcraft Operations Without a Radio Altimeter, and updating OpSpec A005, Exemptions and Deviations. This change provides guidance on approving deviations from the radio altimeter equipment requirement for rotorcraft operations conducted under Title 14 of the Code of Regulations (14 CFR) part 135.