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The first major step forward with the production of
friendly approach to adding safety-enhancing gear
this new generation of parts was the recognition that,
to Part 23 aircraft. That Feb. 5, the FAA made an
while TSO and TSO approval has its benefits and
important step destined to help improve safety in small
has become commonplace in the marketplace, it was
aircraft.
seldom actually required by the regulations. In fact,
The agency simplified design and production
four and five decades ago, when most of these light
approval requirements for a cockpit instrument known
GA aircraft were produced, the installation of TSO'd
as an angle-of-attack indicator. In evaluating loss-ofparts was the exception rather than the rule: Most
control accidents in GA aircraft, the General Aviation
parts were approved as part
Joint Steering Committee
of the type design.
identified a low-cost angel-ofNew avenues for approval
attack indicator as a viable safety
emerged from the exercise,
enhancement to help mitigate
along with a new philosophy
loss-of-control accidents in the
THE FLOODGATES
at the FAA supporting
traffic pattern.
DIDN'T OPEN WIDE
safety-enhancing equipment
AOA devices long ago became
IMMEDIATELY AFTER
lacking the normal technical
fixtures on military and large civil
THE FAA UNVEILED
standard order typically
aircraft as a stall-avoidance tool
earned. The result: Products
immune to variations in attitude
ITS NEW ATTITUDE
originally created for the EAB
and wing loading.
AND PROCESSES,
community had a simpler
The AOA alerts pilots of a
path to approval and a new
low airspeed condition before
eligibility for installation in
a dangerous aerodynamic stall
type-approved aircraft.
occurs, something especially
Three years into the
important during takeoff,
earliest applications of these
approach and landing.
changes and the options
Under the FAA's new safety
available continue to grow.
continuum philosophy, it weighed the risk of a
More recently, we saw the rewrite of Part 23
simplified design and production approval process
and related Federal Aviation Regulations open the
over the benefit of a low-cost AOA installation in light
field even further, thanks to the promulgation of
GA aircraft, which led to the new approval process
performance-based standards.
allowing operators to install AOA systems in small
These changes mean that owners of type-approved
planes to supplement airspeed indicators and stall
Part 23 aircraft may be able to install in their planes
warning systems in the push-back against accidents
some of the same systems used in EAB aircraft - and
stemming from loss-of-control in-flight.
so earnestly coveted by Part 23 pilots - on a morePer the new policy, manufacturers must build the
affordable basis.
AOA indicator system according to standards from
Light sport and EAB aircraft already enjoyed the
ASTM International and apply for FAA approval for
ability to install and use avionics sans TSO at lower
the design via a letter certifying that the equipment
prices than approved equipment. These changes
meets ASTM standards and was produced under
hold promise to improve the cockpit environment to
required quality systems. The FAA's Chicago Aircraft
the benefit of flying convenience and ease - while
Certification Office processes all such applications to
enhancing situational awareness.
ensure consistent interpretation of the policy under an
Who said everybody can't win?
official view that the process applies to so-called "nonessential" equipment.
How the ball started rolling
Airspeed and attitude indicators remain the primary
Looking back through time, we found the winter of
2014 as the starting point for the FAA's more clientContinued on following page...

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