CHANGE

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

8900.1 CHG 556

 

 

National Policy

Effective Date: 10/17/17

 

Summary of Change. Volume 3, Chapter 19, Section 4, Safety Assurance System: Emergency Training Curriculum Segments Flightcrew General; Volume 3, Chapter 23, Section 2, Safety Assurance System: Flight Attendant Training Approval Process; Volume 3, Chapter 23, Section 4, Safety Assurance System: Flight Attendant General Emergency Training Curriculum Segment; Volume 3, Chapter 23, Section 6, Cabin Safety and Flight Attendant Training; Volume 3, Chapter 32, Section 13, Safety Assurance System: Approval and Acceptance of Flight Attendant Manuals and Checklists; and Volume 3, Chapter 33, Section 3, Safety Assurance System: Instrument and Equipment Requirements.

Explanation of Policy Changes. The change incorporates new information, aligning guidance for part 121 and 135 training programs with revised information on lithium battery fires, into Volume 3:

    Chapter 19, Section 4, Safety Assurance System: Emergency Training Curriculum Segments Flightcrew General;

    Chapter 23, Section 2, Safety Assurance System: Flight Attendant Training Approval Process;

    Chapter 23, Section 4, Safety Assurance System: Flight Attendant General Emergency Training Curriculum Segment;

    Chapter 23, Section 6, Cabin Safety and Flight Attendant Training;

    Chapter 32, Section 13, Safety Assurance System: Approval and Acceptance of Flight Attendant Manuals and Checklists; and

    Chapter 33, Section 3, Safety Assurance System: Instrument and Equipment Requirements.