CHANGE

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

8900.1 CHG 694

 

 

National Policy

Effective Date: 2/27/20

Summary of Change.Volume 3, Chapter 6, Section 1, Issue a Certificate of Waiver or Authorization for an Aviation Event; and Volume 3, Chapter 6, Section 3, Issue a Letter of Authorization for General Aviation and Commercial Division Maneuvers Packages Approval/Acceptance Process.

Explanation of Policy Changes. This change:

A.    Creates new Volume 3, Chapter 6, Section 3, Issue a Letter of Authorization for General Aviation and Commercial Division Maneuvers Packages Approval/Acceptance Process, to clarify the process for issuing a Letter of Authorization (LOA) for the General Aviation and Commercial Division maneuvers packages approval/acceptance process; and

B.    Incorporates new information into Volume 3, Chapter 6, Section 1, Issue a Certificate of Waiver or Authorization for an Aviation Event, to clarify the process for applying for a Certificate of Waiver or Authorization (CoW/A) for an aviation event and update office responsibilities per the Future of Flight Standards reorganization; and

C.    Incorporates information from the following notices:

    N 8900.231, Certificate of Waiver for an Aviation Event Air Race, dated August 30, 2013;

    N 8900.356, Issue/Renew/Reevaluate/Rescind FAA Form 8710-7, Statement of Aerobatic Competency (SAC), dated March 22, 2016;

    N 8900.370, TSA/FAA Airspace Waivers for Sporting Events and Civilian Flyovers, dated July 22, 2016;

    N 8900.372, Certificate of Waiver for an Aerobatic Practice Area, dated July 27, 2016;

    N 8900.488, Policy Updates for Issuing a Certificate of Waiver or Authorization for an Aviation Event, dated October 17, 2018; and

    N 8900.526, Policy Updates for Issuing a Certificate of Waiver or Authorization for an Aviation Event, dated October 10, 2019.