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    AUTHORIZATION FOR USE OF ELECTRONIC FLIGHT BAGS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2017

    Publisher:  Federal Aviation Administration

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    1. PURPOSE OF THIS ADVISORY CIRCULAR (AC)
    2. AUDIENCE
    3. WHERE YOU CAN FIND THIS AC
    4. WHAT THIS AC CANCELS
    5. SUMMARY OF CHANGES
    6. WHAT IS AN EFB
    7. EFB APPLICATION TYPES
    8. HOW CAN ADDITIONAL APPLICATIONS BE ADDED
        TO THE EFB APPLICATION LISTING
    9. HARDWARE SUPPORTING EFB APPLICATIONS
    10. EVALUATION OF PORTABLE HARDWARE COMPONENTS
    11. EFB DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS
    12. EFB PROGRAM COMPONENTS
    13. EFB PROGRAM AUTHORIZATION
    14. AC FEEDBACK FORM
    APPENDIX A - TYPE A ELECTRONIC FLIGHT BAG (EFB)
                 APPLICATIONS
    APPENDIX B - TYPE B ELECTRONIC FLIGHT BAG (EFB)
                 APPLICATIONS
    APPENDIX C - ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Covers guidance on the operational use of Electronic Flight Bags (EFB).

    General Product Information - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Federal Aviation Administration
    Status Current

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    ARINC 828-4:2015 ELECTRONIC FLIGHT BAG (EFB) STANDARD INTERFACE
    FAA AC 20-170 : 2013 INTEGRATED MODULAR AVIONICS DEVELOPMENT, VERIFICATION, INTEGRATION, AND APPROVAL USING RTCA/DO-297 AND TECHNICAL STANDARD ORDER-C153
    FAA AC 23.1311-1 : 2011 INSTALLATION OF ELECTRONIC DISPLAY IN PART 23 AIRPLANES
    ARINC 840 : 2012 ELECTRONIC FLIGHT BAG (EFB) APPLICATION CONTROL INTERFACE (ACI) STANDARD
    FAA AC 125-1 : 2016 OPERATIONS OF LARGE AIRPLANES SUBJECT TO 14 CFR PART 125
    SAE ARP 5740 : 2015 COCKPIT DISPLAY OF DATA LINKED WEATHER INFORMATION
    FAA AC 20-173 : 2011 INSTALLATION OF ELECTRONIC FLIGHT BAG COMPONENTS
    FAA AC 25-11 : 2014 ELECTRONIC FLIGHT DISPLAYS
    FAA AC 00-3 : 2004 USE OF COCKPIT DISPLAYS OF DIGITAL WEATHER AND OPERATIONAL INFORMATION
    FAA AC 20-177 : 2012 DESIGN AND INSTALLATION GUIDANCE FOR AN AIRBORNE SYSTEM FOR NON-REQUIRED TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICE IN NON-AERONAUTICAL FREQUENCY BANDS
    SAE ARP 5621 : 2011 ELECTRONIC DISPLAY OF AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION (CHARTS)
    SAE ARP 6467 : 2014 HUMAN FACTORS MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE FLIGHT DECK DISPLAY OF DATA LINKED NOTICES TO AIRMEN (NOTAMS)
    FAA AC 20-167 : 2016 AIRWORTHINESS APPROVAL OF ENHANCED VISION SYSTEM, SYNTHETIC VISION SYSTEM, COMBINED VISION SYSTEM, AND ENHANCED FLIGHT VISION SYSTEM EQUIPMENT
    FAA AC 120-86 : 2005 AIRCRAFT SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS
    FAA AC 20-159 : 2007 OBTAINING DESIGN AND PRODUCTION APPROVAL OF AIRPORT MOVING MAP DISPLAY APPLICATIONS INTENDED FOR ELECTRONIC FLIGHT BAG SYSTEMS
    FAA N 8110.110 : 2010 SOFTWARE APPROVAL GUIDE LINES, CONTINUED
    FAA AC 43-216 : 2017 SOFTWARE MANAGEMENT DURING AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE
    FAA AC 91-78 : 2007 USE OF CLASS 1 OR CLASS 2 ELECTRONIC FLIGHT BAG (EFB)
    FAA AC 120-78 : 2016 ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES, ELECTRONIC RECORDKEEPING, AND ELECTRONIC MANUALS
    FAA AC 00-63 : 2014 USE OF COCKPIT DISPLAYS OF DIGITAL WEATHER AND AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION
    FAA AC 20-149 : 2015 INSTALLATION GUIDANCE FOR DOMESTIC FLIGHT INFORMATION SERVICE - BROADCAST

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    RTCA DO 200B : 2015 STANDARDS FOR PROCESSING AERONAUTICAL DATA
    FAA AC 20-140 : 2016 GUIDELINES FOR DESIGN APPROVAL OF AIRCRAFT DATA LINK COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS SUPPORTING AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES (ATS)
    FAA AC 23.1311-1 : 2011 INSTALLATION OF ELECTRONIC DISPLAY IN PART 23 AIRPLANES
    RTCA DO 242 : A2002 CHG NOT 1 06 MINIMUM AVIATION SYSTEM PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR AUTOMATIC DEPENDENT SURVEILLANCE BROADCAST (ADS-B)
    FAA AC 00-63 : 2014 USE OF COCKPIT DISPLAYS OF DIGITAL WEATHER AND AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION
    ARINC 653 : 1997 SUPP 1 AVIONICS APPLICATION SOFTWARE STANDARD INTERFACE
    RTCA DO 178 : C2011 SOFTWARE CONSIDERATIONS IN AIRBORNE SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT CERTIFICATION
    RTCA DO-201A : 2000 STANDARDS FOR AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION
    FAA AC 91-78 : 2007 USE OF CLASS 1 OR CLASS 2 ELECTRONIC FLIGHT BAG (EFB)
    FAA AC 25-11 : 2014 ELECTRONIC FLIGHT DISPLAYS
    SAE ARP 5621 : 2004 ELECTRONIC DISPLAY OF AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION (CHARTS)
    ARINC 661 : 2002 SUPP 6 COCKPIT DISPLAY SYSTEM INTERFACES TO USER SYSTEMS
    FAA 8110.4 : 2011 TYPE CERTIFICATION
    SAE ARP 4754 : 2010 GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPMENT OF CIVIL AIRCRAFT AND SYSTEMS
    FAA AC 120-74 : 2012 PARTS 91, 121, 125, AND 135 FLIGHTCREW PROCEDURES DURING TAXI OPERATIONS
    RTCA DO 363 : 2016 GUIDANCE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICES (PED) TOLERANCE FOR CIVIL AIRCRAFT
    FAA AC 25-16 : 0 ELECTRICAL FAULT AND FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION
    ICAO 7300 ANNEX 6-2 : 2008 ANNEX 6-2 TO THE CONVENTION ON INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION (ICAO 7300) - OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT - PART 2: INTERNATIONAL GENERAL AVIATION - AEROPLANES
    RTCA DO 282 : B2009 COR 1 2011 MINIMUM OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR UNIVERSAL ACCESS TRANSCEIVER (UAT) AUTOMATIC DEPENDENT SURVEILLANCE - BROADCAST
    RTCA DO 254 : 2000 DESIGN ASSURANCE GUIDANCE FOR AIRBORNE ELECTRONIC HARDWARE
    RTCA DO 199 VOL II : 1988 Potential Interference to Aircraft Electronic Equipment from Devices Carried Aboard (Vol II)
    RTCA DO 272 : D2015 USER REQUIREMENTS FOR AERODROME MAPPING INFORMATION
    ARINC 660 : 1995 CNS/ATM AVIONICS, FUNCTIONAL ALLOCATION AND RECOMMENDED ARCHITECTURES
    RTCA DO 260 : B2009 COR 1 2011 MINIMUM OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR 1090 MHZ EXTENDED SQUITTER AUTOMATIC DEPENDENT SURVEILLANCE - BROADCAST (ADS-B) AND TRAFFIC INFORMATION SERVICES - BROADCAST (TIS-B)
    SAE ARP 4761 : 1996 GUIDELINES AND METHODS FOR CONDUCTION THE SAFETY ASSESSMENT PROCESS ON CIVIL AIRBORNE SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT
    RTCA DO 267 : A2004 MINIMUM AVIATION SYSTEM PERFORMANCE STANDARDS (MASPS) FOR FLIGHT INFORMATION SERVICES-BROADCAST (FIS-B) DATA LINK
    RTCA DO 249 : 1999 DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION PLANNING GUIDE FOR AUTOMATIC DEPENDENT SURVEILLANCE BROADCAST (ADS-B) APPLICATIONS
    FAA AC 25.1523-1 : 0 MINIMUM FLIGHTCREW
    RTCA DO 264 : 2000 GUIDELINES FOR APPROVAL OF THE PROVISION AND USE OF AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES SUPPORTED BY DATA COMMUNICATIONS
    RTCA DO 307 : A2016 AIRCRAFT DESIGN AND CERTIFICATION FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE (PED) TOLERANCE
    RTCA DO 208 : 91 CHG NOT 1 93 MINIMUM OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR AIRBORNE SUPPLEMENTAL NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT USING GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS)
    FAA AC 120-71 : 2017 STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES AND PILOT MONITORING DUTIES FOR FLIGHT DECK CREWMEMBERS
    FAA AC 20-173 : 2011 INSTALLATION OF ELECTRONIC FLIGHT BAG COMPONENTS
    FAA AC 23.1309-1 : 2011 SYSTEM SAFETY ANALYSIS AND ASSESSMENT FOR PART 23 AIRPLANES
    RTCA DO 199 VOL I : 1988 Potential Interference to Aircraft Electronic Equipment from Devices Carried Aboard (Vol I)
    FAA AC 21-40 : 2007 GUIDE FOR OBTAINING A SUPPLEMENTAL TYPE CERTIFICATE
    ICAO 7300 ANNEX 6-3 : 2010 ANNEX 6-3 TO THE CONVENTION ON INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION (ICAO 7300) - OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT - PART 3: INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS - HELICOPTERS
    FAA AC 20-184 : 2015 GUIDANCE ON TESTING AND INSTALLATION OF RECHARGEABLE LITHIUM BATTERY AND BATTERY SYSTEMS ON AIRCRAFT
    RTCA DO 276 : C2015 USER REQUIREMENTS FOR TERRAIN AND OBSTACLE DATA
    FAA AC 25.1581-1 : 2012 AIRPLANE FLIGHT MANUAL
    FAA AC 120-64 : 0 OPERATIONAL USE AND MODIFICATION OF ELECTRONIC CHECKLISTS
    ICAO 7300 ANNEX 6-1 : 2010 ANNEX 6-1 TO THE CONVENTION ON INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION (ICAO 7300) - OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT - PART 1: INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL AIR TRANSPORT - AEROPLANES
    SAE ARP 5289 : 2011 ELECTRONIC AERONAUTICAL SYMBOLS
    FAA AC 20-164 : 2017 DESIGNING AND DEMONSTRATING AIRCRAFT TOLERANCE TO PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICES
    ARINC 834 : 2008 SUPP 7 AIRCRAFT DATA INTERFACE FUNCTION (ADIF)
    FAA AC 20-115 : 2017 AIRBORNE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ASSURANCE USING EUROCAE ED-12( ) AND RTCA DO-178( )
    FAA 8150.1 : 2017 TECHNICAL STANDARD ORDER PROGRAM
    RTCA DO 255 : 2000 Requirements Specification for Avionics Computer Resource (ACR)
    FAA AC 120-80 : 2014 IN-FLIGHT FIRES
    FAA AC 00-45 : 2016 AVIATION WEATHER SERVICES
    RTCA DO 294 : C2008 GUIDANCE ON ALLOWING TRANSMITTING PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICES (T-PEDS) ON AIRCRAFT
    ARINC 653-3 : 2006 AVIONICS APPLICATION SOFTWARE STANDARD INTERFACE - PART 3: CONFORMITY TEST SPECIFICATION
    FAA AC 91.21-1 : 2015 USE OF PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICES ABOARD AIRCRAFT
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