CHANGE

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

8900.1 CHG 574

 

 

National Policy

Effective Date: 2/1/18

 

Summary of Change.Volume 12, Chapter 2, Section 3, Part 129 Part A Operations Specifications; and Volume 12, Chapter 2, Section 9, Lease Agreements, Interchange Arrangements, and Charter Arrangements.

Explanation of Policy Changes. This change incorporates new information into Volume 12 guidance for Operations Specifications (OpSpec) A001, Issuance and Applicability, and Reports; A003, Aircraft Authorization; and A028, Aircraft Wet Lease Agreements. The new information includes updating OpSpec A003 and related guidance for data communications policy from Departure Clearance (DCL) trials to data communications en route; adding a paragraph detailing the January 1, 2020 requirement for Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) Out equipment compliance; adding information regarding Transportation Security Administration (TSA) security programs; and providing additional wet lease and dry lease guidance. This change also decommissions OpSpec A570, One-Year Extension of Compliance Times in Section 129.117(e).

A.  The change incorporates new information into the following Volume 12, Chapter 2 sections:

    Section 3, Part 129 Part A Operations Specifications; and

    Section 9, Lease Agreements, Interchange Arrangements, and Charter Arrangements.

B.  This change also decommissions OpSpec A570, One-Year Extension of Compliance Times in Section 129.117(e)