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Below is a list of online resources available in the Guidance, Standards, Regulations category. The FAA is not responsible for the contents of the non-government sites listed. The list is provided only as a convenience to the users of this site. Click here to return to the category list

AC - Checklist
This web page contains a searchable list of current FAA advisory circulars.
AC - Online Index
This link goes to the FAA's searchable list of ACs.
AC 91-74B - Pilot Guide: Flight In Icing Conditions
A quick overview of the short-and long-term safety actions the FAA has taken over the past 15 years to improve safety of aircraft that encounter icing conditions on the ground and in flight.
Aviation Safety Reporting Program (FAA)
This advisory circular describes the FAA Aviation Safety Reporting Program, which uses the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as a third party to receive reports.
Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS)
The ASRS ("NASA forms") collects, analyzes, and responds to voluntarily submitted aviation safety incident reports in order to lessen the likelihood of aviation accidents.
Dynamic Regulatory System(FAA)
DRS consolidates information provided by various Services and Offices
FAA Airman DUI/DWI Program
This page provides links to FAQs and information on DUI/DWI reporting requirements.
FAA Safety Briefing Magazine
The FAA Safety Policy Voice of Non-commercial General Aviation
FAA-Industry Training Standards (FITS)
Scenario based training is used to enhance the GA pilots' aeronautical decision making, risk management, and single pilot resource management skills.
Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR)
Note: The Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR) is a prototype demonstration project. It is not yet an official legal edition of the CFR.
FITS information
This document provides information on the FAA's FITS program for training in technically advanced aircraft.
Flight Instructor Refresher Clinics
This link goes to information about flight instructor refresher clinics (FIRCs).
Flight Review Guidance (FAA)
This link goes to a AC 62-65 as revised. Certification: Pilots and Flight and Ground Instructors
Handbooks (FAA) -- Menu Page
This page provides links to PDF versions of various FAA handbooks.
Information Alerts for Operators (InFO) - FAA
An Information for Operators (InFO) message contains information to help operators meet administrative or certain regulatory requirements with relatively low urgency or impact on safety.
Instrument Procedures Handbook
FAA-H-8261-1A Instrument Procedures Handbook. This handbook provides the most up-to-date guidance on how to operate safely within the National Airspace System.
Medical Certification
This page includes links on a range of medical certification topics and FAQs.
New York City Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA) Kneeboard Aid
Kneeboard Quick Reference for the New York Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA) includes important frequencies to be used during operations in this congested airspace.
Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge Handbook (FAA)
This page provides links to PDF chapters of FAA-H-8083-25 as revised, the Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge (17 Chapters).
Practical Test Standards (menu)
This page provides links to FAA Practical Test Standards (PTS) documents.
Safety Alerts for Operators (SAFO) - FAA
A Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO) is an information tool that alerts, educates, and makes recommendations to the aviation community. The information and recommendations are often time critical.
Safety Management Systems (AC)
This link goes to FAA Advisory Circular 120-92, which introduces the safety management system (SMS) concept.
Special Use Airspace
This link goes to FAA's SUA information page.
Stall & Spin Awareness (FAA)
This advisory circular explains the stall and spin awareness training required under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 61 and offers guidance to flight instructors who provide that training.$FILE/AC61-67C.pdf
TFRs - Graphical Interface (FAA)
This link goes to the FAA's new graphic site on Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs). It includes links to TFR maps and plain English text.
Weather Decision-Making for GA Pilots
This link goes to a weather decision-making guide for general aviation pilots.