Task:

M4.1.28 Develop and Process AEG Issue Paper

Function:

Duty:

4.0 General Technical

4.1 Aircraft Evaluation

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Legal References:

49 USC 40113                 Administrative

49 USC 44701                 General Requirements

49 USC 44702                 Issuance of Certificates

49 USC 44704                 Type Certificates, Production Certificates, and Airworthiness Certificates

Purpose:

Develop Aircraft Evaluation Group (AEG) Issue Paper(s) on Airworthiness Matters that impact safety, certification and/or continued airworthiness and advance the issue paper to conclusion.

Significant Interfaces:

Applicant

Aircraft Certification Office (ACO)

Aircraft Evaluation Group (AEG)

Aircraft Certification Service (AIR)

Manufacturing Inspection District Office (MIDO)

Flight Standards Service (AFS)

Procedural Guidance (current editions):

Order 8110.4                     Type Certification

Order 8110.112                 Standardized Procedures for Usage of Issue Papers and Development of Equivalent Levels of Safety Memorandums.

Order 8900.1                     Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

AC 20-166                        Issue Paper Process

NOTE:  Ensure you are using the most current information. The Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS) may be used to obtain current guidance.

1          The responsible AEG determines the need to generate an issue paper for a significant technical, regulatory, or administrative issue.

K:       Order 8110.4

K:       Order 8110.112

K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 8, Chap. 2, Sec. 2

1.1       Research guidance and precedent for previous treatment of similar issues(s) and outcomes or consequences for new and novel design features
K:       Order 8110.4
K:       Order 8110.112
K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 8, Chap. 2, Sec. 2

2          Prepare Issue Paper

K.       Order 8110.4

K:       Order 8110.112

K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 8, Chap. 2, Sec. 2

2.1       Define Issue(s) to create a new Issue Paper
K        Order 8110.4
K:       Order 8110.112
K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 8, Chap. 2, Sec. 2
2.2       Establish FAA Position
K:       Order 8110.4
K:       Order 8110.112
K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 8, Chap. 2, Sec. 2

3          Coordinate issue(s) within AEG Office

K:       Order 8110.4

K:       Order 8110.112

K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 8, Chap. 2, Sec. 2

3.1       Coordinate issue(s) with Flight Standards affected by issues(s)
K:       Order 8110.4
K:       Order 8110.112
K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 8, Chap. 2, Sec. 2
3.2       Forward Issue Paper to Project Manager
K:       Order 8110.4
K:       Order 8110.112
K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 8, Chap. 2, Sec. 2
3.3       Resolve Issue(s)
K:       Order 8110.4
K:       Order 8110.112
K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 8, Chap. 2, Sec. 2
3.4       Impasse Resolution
K:       Order 8110.4
K:       Order 8110.112
K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 8, Chap. 2, Sec. 2

4          Close Issue Paper

K:       Order 8110.4

K:       Order 8110.112

K:       Order 8900.1, Vol. 8, Chap. 2, Sec. 2