CHANGE

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

8900.1 CHG 525

 

 

National Policy

Effective Date: 4/11/17

 

Summary of Change.Volume 3, Chapter 18, Section 6, Parts D and E Maintenance OpSpecs/MSpecs/LOAs; Volume 6, Chapter 11, Section 23, Safety Assurance System: Evaluate/Inspect 14 CFR Part 91K/121/125 and § 129.14 Operators’ Fuel Tank System Instructions for Continued Airworthiness/Revisions; Volume 6, Chapter 11, Section 24, Safety Assurance System: Evaluate/Inspect Parts 121 and 129 Operators’ Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems Maintenance Program; Volume 6, Chapter 11, Section 26, Safety Assurance System: Evaluate/Inspect 14 CFR Parts 121, 125, or Part 129, § 129.14 Operators Fuel Tank System Fuel Tank Flammability Reduction Program; and Volume 12, Chapter 2, Section 6, Part 129 Part D Operations Specifications—Aircraft Maintenance.

Explanation of Policy Changes. updates Operations Specification (OpSpec)/Management Specification (MSpec)/Letter of Authorization (LOA) D097, Aging Aircraft Programs, and associated FAA guidance for standardization purposes, removing language for the use of the “Free Text” area and the provision to list source documents. This change incorporates new information into the following sections:

    Volume 3, Chapter 18, Section 6, Parts D and E Maintenance OpSpecs/MSpecs/LOAs;

    Volume 6, Chapter 11, Section 23, Safety Assurance System: Evaluate/Inspect 14 CFR Part 91K/121/125 and § 129.14 Operators’ Fuel Tank System Instructions for Continued Airworthiness/Revisions;

    Volume 6, Chapter 11, Section 24, Safety Assurance System: Evaluate/Inspect Parts 121 and 129 Operators’ Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems Maintenance Program;

    Volume 6, Chapter 11, Section 26, Safety Assurance System: Evaluate/Inspect 14 CFR Parts 121, 125, or Part 129, § 129.14 Operators Fuel Tank System Fuel Tank Flammability Reduction Program; and

    Volume 12, Chapter 2, Section 6, Part 129 Part D Operations Specifications—Aircraft Maintenance.