Task:

M4.1.35A Comment on Code of Federal Aviation Regulations (CFR), Special FAR (SFAR), Draft Orders, and Advisory Circulars (AC) (AEG Task)

Function:

Duty:

4.0 General Technical

4.1 Aircraft Evaluation

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Legal References:

49 USC 1131                   General Authority

49 USC 40113                 Administrative

49 USC 44701                 General Requirements

Purpose:

To review and comment on Code of Federal Aviation Regulations (CFR), Special FAR (SFAR), Draft Orders, and Advisory Circulars (AC) as requested.

Significant Interfaces:

Certificate Holding District Office

Flight Standards District Office

Manufacturing Inspection District Office

FAA Headquarters

Aircraft/Engine Certification Office

Aircraft Evaluation Group

Accountable Directorate

Foreign Civil Aviation Authority

Aviation Associations

Procedural Guidance:

Order 1000.36                    FAA Writing Standards

Order 1320.1                      FAA Directives Management

Order 1320.46                    FAA Advisory Circular System

Order 8000.96                    Flight Standards Service Guidance Document Development

Order 8100.5                      Aircraft Certification Services Mission, Responsibilities, Relationships, and Programs

Order 8430.21                    Flight Standards Division, Aircraft Certification Division, and Aircraft Evaluation Group Responsibilities

Order 8900.1                      Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

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

1           AEG receives a request to comment on Code of Federal Aviation Regulations (CFR), Special FAR (SFAR), Draft Orders, and Advisory Circulars (AC)

1.1       Open record in accordance with office procedure.

2           Research all available sources for information

2.1       Solicit and gather relevant information from internal and external sources:
-          Solicit industry comments and data
-          Invite input from other AEGs
-          Invite input from other FAA offices as appropriate

NOTE:  All supporting information must be accurate and verifiable.

2.2       Organize information in logical order to support review
2.3       Perform objective review of regulation or directive document submitted and document draft comments.

3           Develop comments on CFR, SFAR, AC, or Order

3.1       Document clear, succinct comments using comment log provided
K:       Order 1000.36
3.2       Analyze solicited comments for validity and repetition
3.3       Consolidate list of relevant comments for outside sources
3.4       Prepare final response to request for comments in accordance with office procedures

4           Submit final consolidated comments to requestor, i.e., team leader, FAA Headquarters or AEG

4.1       Forward comments to Requestor, Supervisor, Office Manager, and other interested parties in the format requested

5           Close office record in accordance with office procedures