FAA Regulation Questions

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Questions That Others Have Asked

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Placards and Markings 
Where can I find regulations pertaining to interior placard language requirements? ANSWER: For small aircraft there are regulations concerning certain …

Display of Radio Call Sign (Registration Number) in Cockpit 
What regulation requires the display of the radio call sign (aircraft registration number) in clear view of the pilot? ANSWER: There is no regulation …

Life Limited Part Traceability 
What documentation is required to establish a life limited part's back to birth traceability? Beside tracking of part TSN, CSN, what else is necessary …

Exporting TSO Articles 
We are the Technical Standard Order (TSO) holder of a product, shipping an article to an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) overseas in Brazil. …

FAA 8130-3 Certificate 
I Have 2 questions concerning the certificate FAA Form 8130-3. 1 - In the frame of 8130-3 paper forms (not electronic forms), is it allowed to send …

FAA JO Orders 
What are FAA JO Orders? What does JO stand for? ANSWER: FAA Orders are published by the FAA as guidance material for FAA personnel. These documents …

Definitions 
What is the difference between Operating Specifications and Operating Limitations? ANSWER: Here is my take on the terms Operating Specificatons, …

Define Owner/Operator 
As the Pilot in Command of an aircraft rented from an FBO, am I considered the operator, or is the FBO who owns the aircraft the Owner/Operator? …

Regulations Governing Aircraft Production 
Which FAR governs aircraft production certification? ANSWER: There is one regulation that governs the production of aircraft and aircraft articles. …

Operational Control 
When operational control changes what documentation is required to reflect this, a maintenance logbook entry? ANSWER: When you speak of operational …

Radio Station License 
What regulation requires the radio station license? ANSWER: The radio station license is a requirement of the Federal Communications Commission …

Definition of Compensation or Hire 
I work for a company flying the company’s plane carrying the company’s owners and employees. Are we considered operating the aircraft for hire? This …

What are FAR's 
What does FAR stand for? ANSWER: FAR stands for Federal Aviation Regulations. These are regulations that govern aviation activities in the U.S. …



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