Pilot Courses of Instruction

Key Advisory Circulars

Steve Sconfienza, Ph.D.

Airline Transport Pilot

Flight Instructor: Airplane Single and Multiengine; Instrument Airplane

cell: 518.366.3957

e-mail: docsteve@localnet.com

List of selected current FAA Advisory Circulars

Advisory Circulars
(Available from the FAA on-line)
(Purchase ACs may also be ordered from the Government Printing Office)

AC list current as of the "revised" date at bottom of page
Number Title
00-24B Thunderstorms
00-45G, Ch. 1 Aviation Weather Services
00-46D Aviation Safety Reporting Program
00-54 Pilot Windshear Guide
00-57 Hazardous Mountain Winds and Their Visual Indicators
20-35C Tie-Down Sense
20-43C Aircraft Fuel Control
20-113 Engine Induction Icing
20-117 Ground De-Icing
20-120 Nondirectional Beacon Frequency Congestion
20-122A Anti-misfueling Devices: Their Availability and Use
20-125 Water in Fuel
20-133 Cockpit Noise
20-140A Guidelines for Design Approval of Aircraft Data Link Communication Systems Supporting Air Traffic Services (ATS)
20-143 Installation, Inspection, and Maintenance of Controls for General Aviation Reciprocating Aircraft Engines
20-149 Safety and Interoperability Requirements for Initial Domestic Flight Information Service-Broadcast
43-9C Maintenance Records
43-12A Preventative Maintenance
43-12A Chg 1
60-4A Pilots' Spatial Disorientation
60-11C Test Aids and Materials that may be used by Airman Knowledge Testing Applicants
60-22 Aeronautical Decision Making
61-9B Pilot Transition Courses for Complex Single Engine and Light, Twin-Engine Airplanes
61-10A Private and Commercial Pilots Refresher Courses
61-47A Approach Slope Indicators
61-65E Certification: Pilots and Flight Instructors
61-67C Stall Spin Awareness Training
61-67C Chg 1
61-84B Preflight Preparation
61-98A Currency
61-107A High Altitude Operations
61-111A Instrument Rating Practical Test Standards for Airplane, Helicopter, Power Lift
61-134 General Aviation Controlled Flight into Terrain Awareness
70-2 Reporting of Laser Illumination of Aircraft
70/7460-1K Obstruction Marking and Lighting
90-23F Wake Turbulence
90-34 Accidents Resulting from Wheelbarrowing in Tricycle Gear Equipped Aircraft
90-42F Traffic Advisory Practices at Airports without Operating Control Towers *
90-48C Pilots' Role in Collision Avoidance
90-66A Recommended Standard Traffic Patterns and Practices for Aeronautical Operations at Airports without Operating Control Towers *
90-67B Light Signals from the Control Tower for Ground Vehicles, Equipment, and Personnel
90-93A Operating Procedures for Airport Traffic Control Towers (ATCT) that are not Operated by, or Under Contract with, the United States (Non-Federal)
90-99 High Altitude Airspace Redesign Phase 1
90-100A U.S Terminal and En Route Area Navigation (RNAV) Operations
91-6A Water, Slush, and Snow on the Runway
91-13C Cold Weather Operations
91-32B Safety in and Around Helicopters
91-33A Use of Alternate Grades of Aviation Gasoline for Grade 80/87, and Use of Automotive Gasoline
91-35 Noise, Hearing Damage, and Fatigue in General Aviation Pilots
91-36D VFR Flight Near Noise-Sensitive Areas
91-42D Hazards of Rotating Propeller and Helicopter Rotor Blades
91-43 Unreliable Airspeed Indications
91-46 Gyroscopic Instruments - Good Operating Practices
91-51A Effect of Icing
91-57 Model Aircraft Operating Standards
91-59A Inspection and Care of General Aviation Aircraft Exhaust Systems
91-62A Use of Child Seats in Aircraft
91-63C Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs/TFR)
91-65 Use of Shoulder Harness in Passenger Seats
91-73A Part 91 and Part 135 Single-Pilot Procedures during Taxi Operations
91-74A Pilot Guide Flight in Icing Conditions
91-75 Attitude Indicator
91.11-1 Guide to Drug Hazards in Aviation Medicine
135-17 Small Aircraft De-Icing

* The FAA references the following ACs in conjunction with the two marked above on operations at airports without operating towers:
90-23 cited above
90-42 cited above
90-48 cited above
90-66 cited above
91-32A Safety In and Around Helicopters **
103-6 Ultralight Operations
105-2B Sport Parachuting
150/5340-27A Air-Ground Control of Airport Lighting Systems [no longer listed as current]

** Other Helicopter ACs
90-87 Helicopter Dynamic Rollover
90-95 Unanticipated Right Yaw in Helicopters
91-66 Noise Abatement for Helicopters