CHANGE

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

8900.1 CHG 729

 

 

National Policy

Effective Date: 10/20/20

Summary of Change. Volume 12, Chapter 2, Section 3, The European Union Ramp Inspection Programme.

Explanation of Policy Changes. TThis change creates new Volume 12, Chapter 2, Section 3, which contains FAA policy from Notice N 8900.522, FAA Responsibilities Associated with the Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) Ramp Inspection Program, dated 9/20/19. This section provides the FAA Flight Standards Service (FS) with information and responsibilities associated with the European Union (EU) Ramp Inspection Programme, formerly referred to as the EU Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) Ramp Inspection Program. This information establishes the foundation for understanding the importance of the EU Ramp Inspection Programme to U.S. operators conducting flight operations to foreign countries