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    AIRCRAFT SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS

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    Superseded date:  08-12-2011

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    Published date:  13-01-2013

    Publisher:  Federal Aviation Administration

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    1 PURPOSE
    2 APPLICABILITY
    3 BACKGROUND
    4 SCOPE
    5 THE CERTIFICATION APPROVAL PROCESS
    6 FLIGHT OPERATIONS AND CONTINUING AIRWORTHINESS APPROVAL
      GUIDANCE
    APPENDICES
    A Acronyms
    B Definitions/Glossary
    C Airworthiness and Operational regulations, and list of
      related/referenced documents
    D Aircraft Surveillance Applications (ASA) Systems
    E Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast (ADS-B)
      Link System
    F Traffic Information Service-Broadcast (TIS-B)
    G TCAS II/ASA Integration
    H Human Factors Considerations for the Display of Traffic
      Surveillance Information
    I Mode S Enhanced Surveillance Downlink Systems
    J Sample General Aviation FITS Transition Training Master
      Syllabus
    K Foreign Air Carriers and Foreign Operators of
      U.S.-Registered Aircraft Engaged in Common Carriage:
      Installation Approval and Authorization to Conduct
      Aircraft Surveillance Flight Operations

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    Provides general information and acceptable methods of compliance for the certification, airworthiness, and operational approval of certain aircraft surveillance systems and selected associated aviation applications.

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    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Federal Aviation Administration
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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    RTCA DO 200B : 2015 STANDARDS FOR PROCESSING AERONAUTICAL DATA
    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 20-129 : 1988 AIRWORTHINESS APPROVAL OF VERTICAL NAVIGATION (VNAV) SYSTEMS FOR USE IN THE U.S. NATIONAL AIRSPACE SYSTEM (NAS) AND ALASKA
    FAA AC 91-49 : 0 GENERAL AVIATION PROCEDURES FOR FLIGHT IN NORTH ATLANTIC MINIMUM NAVIGATION PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS AIRSPACE
    RTCA DO 178 : C2011 SOFTWARE CONSIDERATIONS IN AIRBORNE SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT CERTIFICATION
    RTCA DO-201A : 2000 STANDARDS FOR AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION
    SAE ARP 5365 : 1999 HUMAN INTERFACE CRITERIA FOR COCKPIT DISPLAY OF TRAFFIC INFORMATION
    FAA AC 90-79 : 0 RECOMMENDED PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES FOR THE USE OF ELECTRONIC LONG-RANGE NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT
    FAA AC 25-11 : 2014 ELECTRONIC FLIGHT DISPLAYS
    RTCA DO 185 : B2008 CHG NOT 2 13 MINIMUM OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR TRAFFIC ALERT AND COLLISION AVOIDANCE SYSTEM 2 (TCAS 2)
    RTCA DO 247 : 1999 THE ROLE OF THE GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEM (GNSS) IN SUPPORTING AIRPORT SURFACE OPERATIONS
    RTCA DO 212 : 1992 MINIMUM OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR AIRBORNE AUTOMATIC DEPENDENT SURVEILLANCE (ADS) EQUIPMENT
    SAE ARP 4032 : 2013 HUMAN ENGINEERING CONSIDERATIONS IN THE APPLICATION OF COLOR TO ELECTRONIC AIRCRAFT DISPLAYS
    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 197 : A94 CHG NOT 1 97 MINIMUM OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR AN ACTIVE TRAFFIC ALERT AND COLLISION AVOIDANCE SYSTEM 1 (ACTIVE TCAS 1)
    RTCA DO 243 : 1998 GUIDANCE FOR INITIAL IMPLEMENTATION OF COCKPIT DISPLAY OF TRAFFIC INFORMATION
    ARINC 735 : 1989 SUPP 2 TRAFFIC ALERT AND COLLISION AVOIDANCE SYSTEM (TCAS)
    SAE ARP 4102/4 : 1988 FLIGHT DECK ALERTING SYSTEM (FAS)
    FAA AC 20-131 : 0 AIRWORTHINESS APPROVAL OF TRAFFIC ALERT AND COLLISION AVOIDANCE SYSTEMS (TCAS 2) AND MODE S TRANSPONDERS
    FAA AC 120-55 : 2011 AIR CARRIER OPERATIONAL APPROVAL AND USE OF TCAS 2
    RTCA DO 272 : D2015 USER REQUIREMENTS FOR AERODROME MAPPING INFORMATION
    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)
    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
    RTCA DO 264 : 2000 GUIDELINES FOR APPROVAL OF THE PROVISION AND USE OF AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES SUPPORTED BY DATA COMMUNICATIONS
    RTCA DO 208 : 91 CHG NOT 1 93 MINIMUM OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR AIRBORNE SUPPLEMENTAL NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT USING GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS)
    SAE ARP 5898 : 2013 HUMAN INTERFACE CRITERIA FOR FLIGHT DECK SURFACE OPERATIONS DISPLAYS
    FAA AC 23.1309-1 : 2011 SYSTEM SAFETY ANALYSIS AND ASSESSMENT FOR PART 23 AIRPLANES
    FAA AC 21-40 : 2007 GUIDE FOR OBTAINING A SUPPLEMENTAL TYPE CERTIFICATE
    FAA AC 120-76 : 2017 AUTHORIZATION FOR USE OF ELECTRONIC FLIGHT BAGS
    FAA 8300.10 : 2004 AIRWORTHINESS INSPECTOR'S HANDBOOK
    FAA AC 20-151 : 2017 AIRWORTHINESS APPROVAL OF TRAFFIC ALERT AND COLLISION AVOIDANCE SYSTEMS (TCAS 2), VERSIONS 7.0 & 7.1 AND ASSOCIATED MODE S TRANSPONDERS
    FAA AC 120-29 : 0 CRITERIA FOR APPROVAL OF CATEGORY 1 AND CATEGORY 2 WEATHER MINIMA FOR APPROACH
    RTCA DO 229 : E2016 MINIMUM OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM/SATELLITE-BASED AUGMENTATION SYSTEM AIRBORNE EQUIPMENT
    RTCA DO 276 : C2015 USER REQUIREMENTS FOR TERRAIN AND OBSTACLE DATA
    FAA AC 29-2 : 2008 CERTIFICATION OF TRANSPORT CATEGORY ROTORCRAFT
    FAA AC 20-130 : 0 AIRWORTHINESS APPROVAL OF NAVIGATION OR FLIGHT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS INTEGRATING MULTIPLE NAVIGATION SENSORS
    FAA AC 90-94 : 0 GUIDELINES FOR USING GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM EQUIPMENT FOR IFR EN ROUTE AND TERMINAL OPERATIONS AND FOR NONPRECISION INSTRUMENT APPROACHES IN THE U.S. NATIONAL AIRSPACE SYSTEM
    RTCA DO 181 : E2011 MINIMUM OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL RADAR BEACON SYSTEM/MODE SELECT (ATCRBS/MODE S) AIRBORNE EQUIPMENT
    FAA AC 90-96 : 2005 APPROVAL OF U.S. OPERATORS AND AIRCRAFT TO OPERATE UNDER INSTRUMENT FLIGHT RULES (IFR) IN EUROPEAN AIRSPACE DESIGNATED FOR BASIC AREA NAVIGATION (B-RNAV)/RNAV 5 AND PRECISION AREA NAVIGATION (P-RNAV)
    FAA AC 25.1309-1 : 0 SYSTEM DESIGN AND ANALYSIS
    SAE ARP 5289 : 2011 ELECTRONIC AERONAUTICAL SYMBOLS
    RTCA DO 289 : 2003 CHG NOT 1 06 MINIMUM AVIATION SYSTEM PERFORMANCE STANDARDS (MASPS) FOR AIRCRAFT SURVEILLANCE APPLICATIONS (ASA)
    FAA AC 20-138 : 2014 AIRWORTHINESS APPROVAL OF POSITIONING AND NAVIGATION SYSTEMS
    SAE ARP 4153 : 1988 HUMAN INTERFACE CRITERIA FOR COLLISION AVOIDANCE SYSTEMS IN TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT
    RTCA DO 259 : 2000 APPLICATIONS DESCRIPTIONS FOR INITIAL COCKPIT DISPLAY OF TRAFFIC INFORMATION (CDTI) APPLICATIONS
    FAA AC 20-115 : 2017 AIRBORNE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ASSURANCE USING EUROCAE ED-12( ) AND RTCA DO-178( )
    SAE ARP 4102/10 : 1993 COLLISION AVOIDANCE SYSTEM
    FAA AC 120-33 : 0 OPERATIONAL APPROVAL OF AIRBORNE LONG-RANGE NAVIGATION SYSTEMS FOR FLIGHT WITHIN THE NORTH ATLANTIC MINIMUM NAVIGATION PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS AIRSPACE
    RTCA DO 263 : 2000 APPLICATION OF AIRBORNE CONFLICT MANAGEMENT: DETECTION, PREVENTION, & RESOLUTION
    RTCA DO 236 : C2013 CHG 1 2014 MINIMUM AVIATION SYSTEM PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: REQUIRED NAVIGATION PERFORMANCE FOR AREA NAVIGATION
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